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Celebrate the Freedom Day in Ames/Story County!

Author Talk: Friday, June 16

“Sprouting Wings,” the inspirational story of James Herman Banning

4 p.m., Ames Public Library

Movie Night: Friday, June 16

8 p.m., Roosevelt Park

Festivities: Saturday, June 17

Noon – 4:30 p.m., Bandshell Park

Live music, food trucks, arts & crafts, games, face painting, and more.

Learn about James Herman Banning, the first African American to fly across the country, in a play that begins at 2:30 p.m.

All events are free for everyone to celebrate and enjoy!

Sponsored by the Ames branch of the NAACP.


Jun 16 - 17 2023

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