Ride. Eat. Repeat. Register for the Local Food Cycle!


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Nothing But Nets Campaign and the US Jaycees/JCI USA bring “BzzzTour” to Central Iowa


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American Solar Challenge community event in Ames July 26


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Reiman Gardens "Kids' Story Time"


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Wild Warriors Kids Conservation Camp


Prairie Rivers of Iowa is holding Wild Warriors, a...

Wild Warriors Kids Conservation Camp


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North Grand Farmers Market


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welcome to iowa's absolutely fabulous city!

Whether you're in town for business, to catch a game or just a quick visit, you'll enjoy an array of options to meet your needs and expenses. During the day you can find local shopping in our downtown boutiques. Hang out in one of our 35 woodland parks. Hop on our 55 miles of bike and pedestrian trails. Take a swing at one of our five different golf courses.