Gospel Jam

Join other Gospel music enthusiasts at the Nevada Senior Center this Friday, March 9, from 7-9:30 p.m. for Gospel Jam. Admission is $3 per person to play, sing or listen to Gospel music. Popcorn and drinks will be furnished.

American Legion Fish Fry

Everyone is invited to a fish fry on Friday, March 9, at the American Legion in Nevada. There will be an alternate choice of barbecued pork steak. Serving times are 5-7:30 p.m. Enjoy a good meal and fellowship with friends and family while supporting our veterans.

Story County Genealogy Society meeting

The speaker at the March 12 meeting of Story County Genealogy will be SCGS member Mary Lohr. Mary will be speaking on “Keeping Genealogy Affordable.” You don’t need to spend a small fortune researching your ancestry (although you can if you want to!). Mary Lohr will share some methods and ideas for keeping genealogy affordable and stretching your genealogy budget. Mary is a long-time genealogist, has held many offices in the Story County Genealogical Society and has taught many courses in genealogy.

The Story County Genealogical Society program “Keeping Genealogy Affordable” is at 6:30 p.m. at the Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave., and is free and open to the public. The Society’s website is at www.storygenes.com.