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Calendar of Events

  • Mar 02

    “Mirror, Mirror on the Phal” in the Hughes Conservatory

    • Sat / January 23, 2021 Sat / May 22, 2021
    • All Day / Reiman Gardens,1407 University Blvd.,Ames, IA 50011

    • “Mirror, Mirror on the Phal” in the Hughes Conservatory January 23 – May 22 Phalaenopsis orchids are like faces: if divided from top to bottom, one side reflects the other. Such symmetry occurs ...
  • Mar 02

    Ballet Hispanico: Virtual Event

    • Fri / February 19, 2021 Mon / March 15, 2021
    • All Day

    • Stephens Auditorium Iowa State Center Since we were not able to bring the January 25 live performance of Ballet Hispánico to our Stephens’ audiences, we worked with the company to put together a vi...
  • Mar 02

    Paint Your Own Pottery – Petting Zoo

    • Mon / March 1, 2021 Sat / March 6, 2021
    • All Day / The Memorial Union Workspace

    • For those that love moos, neighs, baas, maas, hums, and squawks. Choose from over 100 different bisque items, from functional kitchenware like mugs, bowls and plates, to decorative items like garden g...
  • Mar 02

    2021 Virtual EcoChats Kickoff

    • Tue / March 2, 2021
    • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm / Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Avenue, Ames, IA 50010

    • Join the City of Ames and Ames Public Library for the 2021 series of EcoChats. The first EcoChat will be held Tuesday, March 2, at 7pm via Zoom. This month, local master gardeners and urban farmers wi...
  • Mar 03

    Faces of Iowa State “Portrait Cam” Livestream

    • Wed / March 3, 2021
    • 10:00 am – 11:00 am / University Museums YouTube Channel

    • VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Get a behind the scenes look at the painting process of Rose Frantzen, as she paints new portraits for her public art installation Faces of Iowa State. Livestream times will be posted...
  • Mar 03

    Diversify Your Landscape and Eat Your Yard

    • Wed / March 3, 2021
    • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    • We have been working for our yards for years; now is the time to make our yards work for us! Join Naturalist and Master Gardener Beth Waage for a two-part Zoom program on March 3 and 10, 7:00 – 8:30...
  • Mar 04

    Boone Chamber’s Annual Spring Omelet Breakfast

    • Thu / March 4, 2021
    • 6:00 am – 9:00 am / Boone County Fairgrounds Community Building, 1601 Industrial Park Rd, Boone, IA 50036

    • The Boone County Chamber’s Spring Omelet Breakfast is a great way to support 4H and FFA scholarship with a hot, fresh omelet with all the fixins’. The Boone County Chamber’s Spring Omelet Breakf...
  • Mar 04

    The Fungus Among Us

    • Thu / March 4, 2021
    • 10:00 am – 11:00 am

    • Join Naturalist Jess Lancial to learn about the basic ecology surrounding the Kingdom Fungi on Thursday, March 4, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. The program will be held via Zoom. We will explore the basics of ...