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February 2024

Lecture: Fatphobia and Capitalism

2024 National Eating Disorders Association Week Lecture by Ragen Chastain Ragen Chastain is a speaker, writer, researcher, board-certified patient advocate, multi-certified health and fitness professional, and thought leader in weight science, weight stigma, health, and healthcare. Utilizing her background in research methods and statistics, Ragen has brought her signature mix of humor and hard facts […]
29 Feb
6:00 pm
Durham Great Hall
ISU Memorial Union

The Birds of Ada Hayden Heritage Park

Join the Ames Public Library and Outdoor Alliance of Story County for a presentation on the birds of Ada Hayden Heritage Park on Thursday, Feb. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium or online via Zoom. Presenter Wolfgang “Wolf” Oesterreich has recorded 283 avian species at the park, and will share photos of most. Wolf […]
29 Feb
7:00 pm
Ames Public Library
515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa
March 2024

Business of Art Conference

Registration is now open for the Business of Art conference to be held at Reiman Gardens (1407 University Blvd., Ames) on Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2. Designed to strengthen business skills and provide resources for both formally trained and self-taught creatives of all types, this is an opportunity for artists to learn new […]
01 - 02 Mar
Reiman Gardens

Date Night w/University Museums

Tired of the same old date nights? University Museums has you covered with a free craft and beautiful art for a fun and unique after-hours evening at the Brunnier Art Museum. Continue your date night with dinner in Ames!
01 Mar
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Brunnier Art Museum
Scheman Building, Iowa State University

Summer Camp Fair

Get help planning summer events for your kids! Come to the Ames Public Library for a Summer Camp Fair on Saturday, March 2, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Auditorium. Drop in to the Summer Camp Fair to learn about summer camps, programs, and activities available in Ames and surrounding area for summer 2024. Exhibitors […]
02 Mar
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ames Public Library
515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa

Meet Audi Crooks & Omaha Biliew

UScellular will host Iowa State freshman basketball players Omaha Biliew and Audi Crooks as part of its Name, Image and Likeness collegiate athlete partnership. Biliew is a consensus five-star recruit who graduated from Waukee. Crooks, a center from Algona, is Iowa State’s leading scorer. The meet-and-greet also features free food and giveaways.
03 Mar
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Young Artists Concert

Central Iowa Symphony presents its Young Artists Concert with Eric McIntyre as the music director and conductor. The concert begins at 3 p.m.; doors open for conversation at 2:15 p.m. View program details here
03 Mar
3:00 pm
Ames City Auditorium
520 6th St.

Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine

The United States boasts a culturally and ethnically diverse population that makes for a continually changing culinary landscape. Sarah Lohman’s talk explores how American food is united by eight flavors: black pepper, vanilla, curry powder, chili powder, soy sauce, garlic, MSG, and sriracha. Lohman explains how these influential ingredients made their way to the American […]
04 Mar
6:00 pm
Memorial Union Sunroom

Better Glazing Workshop with Valerie Williams

Improve your glazing skills to finish your pieces beautifully! Kilns aren’t totally predictable, but learning more about glazing can make you happier with your finished pieces. Valerie will cover dipping, pouring, brushing, and using resists on greenware and bisque and share how to use special tools. There will be a combination of teaching, demos, hands-on […]
04 Mar
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Memorial Union Workspace
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