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August 2017

Know Your Rights & Bystander Training w/National Lawyers Guild

August 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
First Unitarian Church of Des Moines, 1800 Bell Ave
Des Moines, IA 50315 United States
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From event organizers: Sally Frank, Drake law professor, will cover know-your-rights and bystander training at First Unitarian Church, 1800 Bell Ave, Monday, Aug. 28, 6:30-8 p.m. All are welcome. This training is not directly about sanctuary, but it's important for anyone involved in sanctuary and/or immigrant rights to understand their rights when/if stopped by police or ICE or when witnessing an ICE or police action.

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September 2017

Labor Day: American Needs Unions

September 4 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Mercy Medical Center, 1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314 United States
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From event organizers: We're fed up with lawmakers who have blocked minimum wage increases and gutted union rights. Join us this Labor Day, September 4, along with Fight for $15 workers in over 300 cities going on strike and declare that America Needs Unions! Good union jobs in factories once created stable, secure work that allowed families to thrive. Hospital work and other service work is now the backbone of our economy, but too many Americans who work in these…

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Ice Cream Social + School Board Forum

September 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Doublas Ave
Ames, IA 50010 United States
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Poster for the ice cream social and school board forum

The APA is hosting an Ice Cream Social and School Board Forum on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 5:30pm, at the Ames Public Library. Come to to ask questions and hear school board candidates speak about their vision for the Ames Community Schools. There will be supervised Children's activities during the forum for all children aged 4 and up. Please spread the word and share. Our children are an important part of of our community, we want as many people there…

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Urban Fringe Plan information session

September 21 @ 7:00 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Doublas Ave
Ames, IA 50010 United States
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How do we protect farmland in Story County? Avoid urban sprawl in Ames? Yet still accommodate economic growth? Story County's Urban Fringe Plan is one answer. Come to a community information session sponsored by the Ames/Story County LWV on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. The session will be held at the Ames Public Library Auditorium and will feature Jerry Moore, Story County Planning and Development Director, who will explain the plan and how it has been implemented. Moore will specifically address how Story…

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International Peace Walk

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ada Hayden Park, 5205 Grand Ave
Ames, IA 50010-6702 United States
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From event organizers: IRIS will be hosting our third annual International Peace Walk on Saturday, September 23from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM at Ada Hayden Park. This educational and cultural awareness event is open to the public. All along the 3.2 mile trail at Ada Hayden Park, international student groups from ISU and other Ames-area cultural organizations will set up displays and booths. This is a family-friendly event, where young children and their families will receive a “passport” which will be stamped as…

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Public discussion with Ames School Board leadership

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Doublas Ave
Ames, IA 50010 United States
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From event organizers: Just a reminder that our second "Public Discussion with Board Leadership" for the Ames Community School District will be heldthis Tuesday the 26th at noon in the Danfoss Room of the Ames Public Library. Board leadership and a few administrators will be present. Format will be similar to that on August 7th, no agenda, just time for the public to bring forward topics of interest to them. If there are any questions and/or topics anyone would like to submit…

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October 2017

Open Streets – health and physical activity day

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Street, Ames

From event organizers: Want to do some FREE activities that promote physical activity? Come to our event on October 1, 2017, from 1-4 pm on Main Street. There will be many activities from Zumba to a rock wall to healthy snacks (and much more). Perfect for all ages!

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Climate Change Theatre Action (Part 1)

October 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Iowa State University IA United States + Google Map

From event organizers: Climate Change Theatre Action at Iowa State University is part of a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings. Two hundred events in forty countries, with more than a hundred events in the United States. Join us on October 1, 5 pm, ISU Campus, and October 2, 7 pm, Ames Public Library. Performances of short plays by ISU students and members of the Ames…

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Climate Change Theatre Action (Part 2)d

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Doublas Ave
Ames, IA 50010 United States
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From event organizers: Climate Change Theatre Action at Iowa State University is part of a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings. Two hundred events in forty countries, with more than a hundred events in the United States. Join us on October 1, 5 pm, ISU Campus, and October 2, 7 pm, Ames Public Library. Performances of short plays by ISU students and members of the Ames…

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Ames Pridefest

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ames Bandshell Park, Duff Ave and 6th St
Ames, IA 50010 United States
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We have a Pride festival! Mark your calendars. All the rest of the details TBD. If you have Facebook, follow the event on Facebook for more details as they happen: https://www.facebook.com/AmesPridefest/posts/1858276081089641

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