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Calendar of Events

  • Sep 15

    MU Inaugural Exhibit ~ Box, Book and Board

    • Fri / September 4, 2020 Sun / October 11, 2020
    • All Day / Art Gallery, Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames

    • HOURS:  Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm | Sunday from 1- 4pm Box, Book and Board ~ Works by Deb Anders Bond, Molly Ethridge, Eduardo Garcia, Kathy Svec A public reception will be held on Sunday, September 13...
  • Sep 15

    Walk-in Crafts & to-Go Kits

    • Wed / September 9, 2020 Wed / September 30, 2020
    • All Day / Workspace, Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames

    • Please visit Workspace or their FB page for the most up to date offerings | Mon – Fri, 2-9pm | Sat, 10am-4pm **NEW Scrunchie Kit, NEW Knotted Wall Tapestry, Inked Coasters, Little Town Kit Ge...
  • Sep 15

    Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Week

    • Fri / September 11, 2020 Thu / September 17, 2020
    • All Day / Workspace, Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames

    • Mon – Fri, 2-9pm  |  Sat, 10am-4pm Choose from our charming cast of characters including, Norm, Norma, Nate, Nora, Elwood, Jake or the ever-popular foot-tall “Ginormagnome!” We have a ...
  • Sep 15

    Explore Your Outdoors: Insects

    • Tue / September 15, 2020
    • All Day / McFarland Park, 56461 180th St, Ames

    • Tuesday, September 15, 1-2:30pm or 4:30-6pm  |  Must pre-register. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Learn the characteristics of insects and their amazing survival strategies. Collect insec...
  • Sep 15

    Storytime Online

    • Tue / September 15, 2020
    • 10:00 am – 10:30 am / ONLINE

    • Join us for a storytime with your Ames Public Library friends on Facebook Live! You can also watch past storytimes on our YouTube channel.
  • Sep 15

    Homewood Clubhouse Groundbreaking Rescheduled

    • Tue / September 15, 2020
    • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm / Homewood Golf Course, 20th Street and Duff Avenue, Ames

    • Ames Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Homewood Golf Course Clubhouse. The event will be held at the golf course. The new clubhouse will in...
  • Sep 15

    Iowa Songwriter Showcase ~ Matt Woods

    • Tue / September 15, 2020
    • 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm / Stephens Auditorium Lawn, Iowa State Center, Ames

    • Matt Woods is both a native of Iowa and a longstanding purveyor of its diverse music scene. As a seasoned performer of many local, regional and national venues, Matt has developed a distinct style whi...
  • Sep 15

    Open Mic Night

    • Tue / September 15, 2020
    • 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm / The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames

    • Sign up begins at 7:30pm Solo performers and/or simple set-ups only – NO FULL BANDS without prior approval from the SUB Performing Arts Directors Performers can be Iowa State University students onl...