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Calendar of Events

  • Jul 27

    Rummage RAMPage 2018

    • Fri / July 27, 2018 Thu / August 2, 2018
    • All Day / Ames Intermodal Facility, 129 Hayward Ave, Ames

    • The City of Ames, in partnership with the ISU Office of Sustainability, is again hosting “Rummage RAMPage,” a community sale designed to keep reusable items. The event grew from the desire to repu...
  • Aug 01

    Escape Room Challenge

    • Wed / August 1, 2018
    • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm / Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave, Ames

    • Team up and work cooperatively in a family-friendly Escape Room Challenge! The same challenge will be available Monday, June 18 from 11am–1pm; Tuesday, June 19 from 6–8pm; Thursday, July 5 from 6...
  • Aug 01

    North Grand Farmers’ Market

    • Wed / August 1, 2018
    • 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm / North Grand Mall, 2100 Grand Ave, JCP Parking Lot, Ames

    • The North Grand Farmers’ Market is held each Wednesday from 3-6pm and Saturday from 8am-12:30pm in the parking lot north of JCPenneys at North Grand Mall. Farm Fresh Produce, Fruit, Vegetables, Bake...
  • Aug 02

    Teacher Appreciation Day

    • Thu / August 2, 2018
    • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • Enjoy FREE ADMISSION for all current school district employees from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Free admission applies to employees only and not their family. Must show ID card or badge to gain free a...
  • Aug 02

    Kids’ Story Time

    • Thu / August 2, 2018
    • 10:00 am – 11:00 am / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • Join us for this summertime favorite! Every other week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft. Best for children up to eight accompanied by an adult. No preregistration required. Free...
  • Aug 02

    Carousel Fair

    • Thu / August 2, 2018
    • 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm / Story City Carousel, 102 City Park, Story City

    • Join us at the Story City Carousel Fair! Story City’s carousel is one of only 100 wooden antique carousels still functioning today. It was built in 1913 by Herschell-Spillman of North Tonawanda, New...
  • Aug 02

    Moving Watercolor Effects

    • Thu / August 2, 2018
    • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • 2-week program on Tuesdays & Thursdays beginning July 24, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Play with watercolor paint in various ways as you explore the physicality of the medium in this quick 4-session course ...
  • Aug 02

    Serendipity Dyeing: Making Magic with Flowers, Leaves and Berries

    • Thu / August 2, 2018
    • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm / Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd, Ames

    • Join expert Maggie Howe of Prairieland Herbs to explore a dye experience like no other. Create a one-of-a-kind silk scarf as well as beautiful cotton fabric using a huge variety of easy-to-obtain dyes...