500 Card Game

In the popular card game 500, the object is to make bids and take tricks with your partner. We are looking for players at Heartland Senior Services, 205 S. Walnut Ave. in Ames on Fridays at 1 p.m. For more information, contact us at 515-233-2906. Cost is $1.

AARP Tax- Aide Services offered

Heartland Senior Services at 205 S. Walnut Ave. in Ames, will again serve as a location for seniors to receive free income tax preparation service through the volunteer AARP Tax-Aide Program. Appointments are available 1, 2 and 3 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays through April 11. Participants are asked to bring in two forms of ID, including a photo ID, last year’s tax form, tax documents, medical costs, charitable donations and current real estate property tax information. Call Heartland at 515-233-2906 to make an appointment.


Heartland Senior Services welcomes all cribbage players as well as those who are interested in learning the game to our next Cribbage Night, Saturday, March 1 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at HSS, 205 S Walnut, Ames. Players are invited to bring snacks for the evening. The participation fee is $3. Come and play with ISU students. For further information, contact Phyllis Craig, activities director at 515-233-2906 or pcraig@hsservicesia.com or check the Heartland website www.heartlandseniorservices.com.

Mexican Train Dominoes

Come join us on Monday, March 3 at Heartland Senior Services, 205 S. Walnut Ave, Ames and play Mexican Train Dominoes from 1-2 p.m. No previous experience needed. No charge for activity.

Jazz Jam is March 7

Heartland’s Jazz Jam will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, March 7 at Heartland Senior Services, 205 S. Walnut Ave., in Ames. If you are looking for a little swing and soul, stop on by. All are welcome. Admission is $2. For more information, call 515-233-2906. Visit www.heartlandseniorservices.com for more information on upcoming events.

March Birthday Luncheon

Come join us for our Birthday Luncheon on March 5 at 11:30 a.m. at Heartland Senior Services, 205 S. Walnut Ave., in Ames. Call 515-233-2906 to make lunch reservation. Then stay and play Scrabble or Rummikub at 1 p.m.

4K Thaw Out Run

Dust off your winter boots and lace up your sneakers for the 4K Thaw Out Run on Saturday, March 8 starting at Carver Hall on the Iowa State University campus. Sponsored by Ames Jaycees and Heartland Senior Services, funds raised will go to support both organizations’ community projects. All walkers, joggers and runners are welcome! Registration is $30 for adults and $15 for children under 18. Children under the age of 5 can participate free. Online registration is available at http://www.amesjaycees.com/what-we-do/events.