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Calendar of Events

  • May 03

    “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 ...
  • May 03

    Ames History Museum Exhibit: A Woman’s Place is Everywhere, Groundbreaking Women in Ames History

    • Mon / April 12, 2021 Wed / June 30, 2021
    • All Day

    • A Woman’s Place is Everywhere: Groundbreaking Women in Ames History” tells the story of local women who stepped out of their expected roles and made an impact in the community. It will be a four-p...
  • May 03

    Nature Camps Are Back-Registration to Open May 3

    • Mon / May 3, 2021
    • All Day

    • Are you looking for summer activities for your child? After taking a year off, Story County Conservation will again offer a variety of youth nature camps. Special attention has been given to ensure we...
  • May 04

    Bird Day Hikes

    • Tue / May 4, 2021
    • All Day / 56461 180th St, Ames, IA 50010

    • Tuesday, May 4 | 7:30 – 8:30 a.m., 12 – 1 p.m., or 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. | McFarland Park Since 1984, May 4 has been celebrated as Bird Day. Come join one of Story County Conservation’s...
  • May 04

    Explore Your County Trails with a Walking Series

    • Tue / May 4, 2021
    • 9:00 am – 11:00 pm

    • Explore Your County Trails with a Walking Series Story County Conservation Hit the trails with a naturalist on Tuesday mornings this spring. This is a great opportunity for adults to explore new place...
  • May 04

    Virtual EcoChat: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    • Tue / May 4, 2021
    • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    • Join the City of Ames and Ames Public Library for the 2021 series of EcoChats. This month’s EcoChat, “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” will be held Tuesday, May 4, at 7pm via Zoom. Join Bill Schmitt, Su...
  • May 05

    The Art Mart Pop Up Shop at the Memorial Union

    • Wed / May 5, 2021
    • 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm / Iowa State University Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50011

    • The annual spring art sale at the Memorial Union will have a new look this year! The Art Mart Pop Up Shop will be open May 5-7 with the hours of Wednesday 4-7pm, Thursday 10am-7pm and Friday 10am-4pm....
  • May 06

    The Art Mart Pop Up Shop at the Memorial Union

    • Thu / May 6, 2021
    • 10:00 am – 7:00 pm / Iowa State University, Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50011

    • The annual spring art sale at the Memorial Union will have a new look this year! The Art Mart Pop Up Shop will be open May 5-7 with the hours of Wednesday 4-7pm, Thursday 10am-7pm and Friday 10am-4pm....