Ongoing


Museums and Exhibits


Steve Hosch: Collage And Catharsis, Pioneer Room, ISU Memorial Union


Manuel Neri: Ambiguity, Mystery and Allure, Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall, ISU Campus


In Focus: Daguerreotypes, Tintypes and Photographs, Farm House Museum, ISU Campus


Wind, Waves, And Light Kinetic Sculptures, Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd


Danielle Clouse Gast: Field Notes, Octagon Center for the Arts, 427 Douglas Ave.


Alex Braidwood: Based on a True Story, Octagon Center for the Arts, 427 Douglas Ave.


Ames Hi Aiming High Through the Years, Ames Historical Society, 416 Douglas Ave.


Joe Geha: Seeing Stories, Gallery in the Round, 1015 N. Hyland Ave.


The Country School, Heritage Hall Museum, 318 First Ave., Slater


Library


Summer meals for kids and teens, Mondays-Fridays, 11:30 a.m., Ames Public Library, Storytime Room


Drop in crafts for teens, Mondays-Fridays, 3 p.m., Ames Public Library, Teen Space


Sunday


Music


Ryne Doughty, 3 p.m., Prairie Moon Winery, 3801 West 190th St, $5


Library


Book Sale, 11 a.m., Ames Public Library, Farwell T. Brown Auditorium


Art History Club, 2 p.m., Ames Public Library, Danfoss Room


Teen Writers’ Workshop, 2 p.m., Ames Public Library, Dale H. Ross Board Room


Miscellaneous


Garden Art Fair, 9 a.m., Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Blvd.


Monday


Library


Lunch Bunch Mondays- Book Challenge, 11:30 a.m., Ames Public Library


Conversations in German, 7 p.m., Ames Public Library, Studio


Miscellaneous


Donuts in the Park, 10:30 a.m., Inis Grove Park, 2500 Duff Ave.


Tuesday


Library


Teen anime, 1 p.m., Ames Public Library, Teen Space


Afternoon Apps, 2 p.m., Ames Public Library, Danfoss Room


STEM- Lit to Go, 2 p.m., Ames Public Library, Farwell T. Brown Auditorium


Conversations in Spanish, 7 p.m., Ames Public Library, Studio


Miscellaneous


Drink n’ Draw, 6 p.m., DG’s Tap House, 127 Main St. From professional artists to bar napkin doodlers, this is a welcoming atmosphere for anybody wanting to socialize with other artists, improve their artistry, or just drink beer and chill.


Wednesday


Movies


The Greatest Showman, 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 516 Kellogg Ave., free event


Museums and exhibits


Art Walk: A Whirlwind of Art, 12 p.m., Agronomy Hall, meet at west entrance (Farm House Lane) of Agronomy Hall, free event


Classes


Pottery demonstration with Ana Gomez of Alfar Pottery, 6 p.m., Octagon Gallery Shop, 427 Douglas Avenue


Library


Mystery Lovers Book Club, noon, Ames Public Library


Studio Tween and Teen Scene Hangout, 3:30 p.m., Ames Public Library, Farwell T. Brown Auditorium


Thursday


Lectures


Nobel Prize winner Danny Schechtman, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Union, Pioneer Room, no registration required


Library


Water Rocks!, 10 a.m., Ames Public Library, Farwell T. Brown Auditorium


Family storytime, 10:30 a.m., Ames Public Library, Storytime Room


Reading Rocks: School-Aged Book Club, 2 p.m., Ames Public Library, Farwell T. Brown Auditorium


Ames Public Library Friends Foundation board meeting, 4 p.m., Ames Public Library, Danfoss Room


Summer learning day, 5 p.m., Furman Aquatic Center


Real Reads, 7 p.m., Ames Public Library, Dale H. Ross Board Room, discussing Jungle of Stone: The Extraordinary Journey of John L. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood, and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya by William Carlsen


Friday


Library


Apple Users Group, 10 a.m., Ames Public Library, Studio


Miscellaneous


Water Day, 10 a.m., Reiman Gardens, free with admission


Saturday


Music


Sandy Clark: American Made, 7 p.m., The Talent Factory, 1114 Sixth St., Nevada, Iowa.


Library


Story County 4H art fair exhibit, 9 a.m., Ames Public Library, Farwell T. Brown Auditorium


Crochet and knitting group, 10 a.m., Ames Public Library, Studio, bring your own materials.


Conversations in Russian, 3 p.m., Ames Public Library, Studio Conversations in French, 4 p.m., Ames Public Library, Studio


Miscellaneous


Paint Your Own Pottery: Succulent Night, 4-8 p.m., Memorial Union, The Workspace, $5 for public, $4 for students plus the cost of bisque selected, variety of succulents available for purchase


Midnight Madness, downtown Ames, registration is from 2 to 6:30 p.m. at City Hall gym, 5K begins at 7:30 p.m., 10K begins at 8:30 p.m.


Sunday


Theater


Auditions for RUMORS, ACTORS- 120 Abraham Dr., 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m.


Music


The Slow Draws, 3 p.m., Prairie Moon Winery, 3801 West 190th St, $5


Library


Story County 4H art fair exhibit, 1 p.m., Ames Public Library, Farwell T. Brown Auditorium


Great Books, 2 p.m., Ames Public Library, Dale H. Ross Board Room


Miscellaneous


Making soap the pioneer way, 2:15 p.m., Hoggatt School, 18th Street & Burnett Avenue, free