Inclusive Ames: Toward Building Community: First Understand Ourselves

From the organizers: Ross Wilburn, Diversity Officer at ISU and Associate Director of Community Economic Development, will lead discussion and activities about community and diversity. Participants will explore the dimensions of diversity that they personally bring to the community and/or work setting and work to better understand how these differences can be either strengths or … Continue reading Inclusive Ames: Toward Building Community: First Understand Ourselves

2018 State of the Community

From the organizer: The 2018 State of the Community, sponsored by the Ames Chamber of Commerce and the League of Women Voters of Ames and Story County, will be held in the Ames Community School District’s Administration Building, located at 2005 24th Street, on Friday, January 19th from 11:30-1:00pm. Lunch will be provided free of charge. Attendees … Continue reading 2018 State of the Community


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International Peace Walk

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 … Continue reading International Peace Walk

National Night Out

AMES, Iowa – The Ames Police Department invites residents to celebrate community crime prevention efforts at National Night Out from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Bandshell Park, 125 E. Fifth St. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign designed to strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships. All neighborhood residents are invited to … Continue reading National Night Out

APA Community Potluck

Come enjoy family and community fun at the Ames Progressive Alliance Potluck in the Park. Sunday, July 9th, 4-7pm. There will be food, fun, games, music, and more fun! Invite your family, friends, and neighbors! Everyone is welcome!