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Events for the Week of Apr 24 Fri - Apr 30 Thu
Apr 24 Fri Midwest Children’s Choir Festival

This biennial festival is sponsored by the Ames Children’s Choirs and will feature Dr. Sandra Snow as guest conductor.

Apr 24 Fri Ready to Run™ Iowa

Ready to Run™ Iowa is a non-partisan, campaign training program designed to recruit and train women in Iowa to run for elective office, to prepare for appointive office or to become involved in public

Apr 25 Sat Opening Weekend of Treehouse Exhibit

Visit Reiman Gardens during the opening weekend of the treehouse exhibit.

Apr 25 Sat Run for the Trees

Join the Iowa Arboretum for their first annual Run for the Trees 5K Run/Walk!

Apr 25 Sat The Talent Factory Regulars

Your favorites are back! Check out some stand-up comedy and singing with a new format and look! Tickets are $7 and $5 for seniors.

Apr 25 Sat Cupcake Wars for Teens

Calling all teens who love eating and love competing: Get ready for the Ames Public Library's version of Cupcake Wars!

Apr 25 Sat All Species, One Earth Parade

In celebration of Earth Day, the Ames Public Library and Story County Conservation will co-sponsor several All Species, One Earth events!

Apr 25 Sat Prairie Moon Live Music Preview Show

Come enjoy the Prairie Moon Live Music Preview Show!

Apr 25 Sat Cooking Demonstration: Creamy Polenta

Come join us and learn how to make a creamy polenta with garlic-butter shrimp!

Apr 26 Sun Imagining The Prairie, Then And Now

Explore the origins of this imagined prairie in a selection of key works of early American literature at the Brunnier Art Museum!

Apr 26 Sun A Singing City

The Choral Society is celebrating its 50th season!

Apr 26 Sun Baby Animals in the Spring

ISU students will talk about baby animals, springtime, and our environment at this library program.

Apr 26 Sun Gear Up for Bike Season

Get ready for National Bicycle Month and Bike to Work Week with a demonstration on tuning up your bike at the library!

Apr 26 Sun Opening Weekend of Treehouse Exhibit

Visit Reiman Gardens during the opening weekend of the treehouse exhibit.

Apr 27 Mon The Fly Guy and Other Stories

A new musical revue based on a medley of favorite children’s books:

Apr 27 Mon Great Plants For Iowa Classes

Learn about garden plants that grow well in Iowa at Reiman Gardens.

Apr 28 Tue Ames City Hall 25th Anniversary

Ames City Hall is observing its 25th anniversary and all Ames residents are welcome to attend the celebration.

Apr 28 Tue Risky Business Conference

Join Youth & Shelter Services for the annual Risky Business Conference.

Apr 28 Tue Ames Historical Society Lecture Series

Join the Ames Historical Society for a presentation of their monthly Ames Historical Society Lecture Series.

Apr 29 Wed ISU Softball vs. Green Bay

Come cheer on the Cyclones vs. the Phoenix in a double header at the Cyclone Sports Complex!

Apr 30 Thu On the Verge

Join ISU Theatre for On the Verge.

Apr 30 Thu Churchill, A One Man Play

Written and performed by Andrew Edlin, this one-man play takes place in Sir Winston Churchill’s wartime bunker as he agonizes over whether to resign as Prime Minister.

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