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September 2017

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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Hot Cocoa Social & City Council Forum

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Doublas Ave
Ames, IA 50010 United States
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The Ames Progressive Alliance will host an Ames City Council candidate forum in the Ames Public Library auditorium, with a hot chocolate social beforehand. Come meet the candidates, ask them questions, and learn how they plan to pursue progressive priorities. 5:30 - 6:30 Hot chocolate social 6:30 - 8:00 Candidate forum Remember to vote on November 7! For election information: https://www.storycountyiowa.gov/index.aspx?NID=1047

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Domestic Violence: The Chairs Project

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Ames Iowa

From event organizers: The Chairs Project, is an awareness event to show a physical representation of the lives lost to Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence. Doing so by leaving an empty chair where loved ones would have been sitting. We will line the sidewalks of Welch Avenue with 121 chairs of the lives lost in the past 10 years in Iowa. Downtown Ames will show a similar display. Lunch time in Campustown and 3-5 downtown TWO TIMES: 11am - Campustown 3pm -…

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November 2017

Vote!

November 7 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Your Polling Place

Local elections are here! Register now! Need to register to vote? You can register to vote here: https://mymvd.iowadot.gov/Account/Login… Where to vote Not sure where your polling location is to vote? Enter your address on this website to find your polling location: http://apps.storycounty.com/electionpollingplace/

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