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Calendar of Events

  • Feb 22

    Winter Marathon

    • Fri / January 1, 2021 Mon / March 1, 2021
    • All Day

    • Challenge yourself to complete a full marathon — 26 miles! — between January 1 and March 2. Walk, run, ski, snowshoe, or bike 26 miles outdoors at your own pace, when it works for you and ...
  • Feb 22

    String Art Walk-in Craft

    • Mon / February 1, 2021 Sun / February 28, 2021
    • All Day / The Memorial Union Workspace

    • Hammer nails into a board in the shape of your state, pinpoint your hometown, and add a string pattern. Other designs available for walk-ins or create your own! Walk-in daily in January & February...
  • Feb 22

    Paint Your Own Pottery – BLM Week

    • Mon / February 22, 2021 Sat / February 27, 2021
    • All Day / The Memorial Union Workspace

    • 20% of this week’s pottery painting will be donated to the Black Student Alliance Choose from over 100 different bisque items, from functional kitchenware like mugs, bowls and plates, to decorative ...
  • Feb 22

    Ames Public Library-Play Together: Music & Movement

    • Mon / February 22, 2021
    • 11:00 am – 11:30 am / Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave, Ames, IA 50010

    • Play, dance, and sing together on Zoom with your Ames Public Library friends! Families with young children are invited to register for a free series of virtual events called Play Together: Music &...
  • Feb 24

    ISU Women’s Basketball v West Virginia

    • Wed / February 24, 2021
    • 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm / Hilton Coliseum, 1705 Center Dr, Ames

    • Cheer on the Cyclones women’s basketball team for the 2020-21 season! ISUCyclonesWomensBasketball
  • Feb 24

    Ames History Museum-Endless Possibilities: Iowa’s African American History

    • Wed / February 24, 2021
    • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm / Ames History Museum, 416 Douglas Ave, #101, Ames, IA 50010

    • Endless Possibilities: Iowa’s African American History Wednesday, February 24 at 7:00pm Virtual via Zoom – click here to register! Presented by Sean Donaldson, African American Museum of I...
  • Feb 24

    Iowa State Lectures Program: Mexican Americans and the Administration of Justice, 18970-Today (Virtual)

    • Wed / February 24, 2021
    • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    • U.S. Latino/a Studies Faculty Lectures Series, Spring 2021 The title of this presentation is drawn from a 1970 study conducted by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and entitled “Mexican Americans ...
  • Feb 25

    Discover Downtown Ames

    • Thu / February 25, 2021
    • All Day / Downtown Ames, 304 Main Street, Ames, IA 50010

    • See what businesses and creators are doing in Downtown Ames! Ames Main Street Event Calendar