Gospel Fest

Fifteen gospel singing groups will perform in Boone on Saturday, June 24, as part of the Herman Park Gospel Fest, which will take place at the Herman Park Pavilion, Woodland and Greene Streets, Boone. The fest starts at 10:30 a.m. and runs through 7 p.m. Food and beverages are available all day. Those attending should bring a lawn chair.

Canasta in Ames

Are you a Canasta player? Join the fun at Heartland Senior Services on Tuesday, June 27, starting at 12:30 p.m. Heartland Senior Services is located at 205 S. Walnut Ave., in Ames. There is no charge for this activity.

A new opportunity in Nevada

Coffee with a Cop is a new opportunity in Nevada. Next Thursday, June 29, from 7-9 a.m. stop in at Farm Grounds, 1026 Sixth St., and enjoy a cup of coffee and conversation with a Nevada Police officer. No agendas, no speeches … just a chance to talk.

A cookout for Good

All residents are invited to the Good Samaritan Fund cookout next Thursday evening, June 29, from 5-7 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 10th Street and L Avenue, in Nevada. Burgers will be grilled. All funds raised will support the Good Samaritan Fund for eastern Story County.