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Sep. 28 | (all day)

Open Rehearsals at Ames Children’s Choirs

Location: Collegiate United Methodist Church Annex Auditorium located at 130 South Sheldon in Ames.
Event for: Grades 2-12
Organization: Ames Children's Choirs
Contact: Shon Stephenson
Phone: (515) 290-1422
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Do you like to sing and make new friends? Singers are invited to visit the Ames Children’s Choirs during September and attend Open Rehearsals. Prep Choir (ages 7-8) ~ Mon. 4:30-5:25 pm; Chorale (ages 9-11) ~ Mon. 5:40-6:55 pm; Concert Choir (ages 12-18, treble voices) ~ Tues. 5:30-6:30 pm.
Sep. 28 | 7:00 am

Girl Scouts Registration Event

Location: Ballard East Elementary
Event for: Elementary Student
Organization: Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa
Contact: Aleesa Bruns
Phone: (515) 452-0011
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Event to assist girls and their families in signing up for Girl Scouts for free
Oct. 1 | 6:00 pm

Dollars for Scholars Homecoming Tailgate

Location: Right inside entrance to football stadium
Event for: Everyone
Cost: $6 for meal and $3 for additional sandwich
Organization: Dollars for Scholars
Contact: Stephanie Salasek
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We will be serving a Bfab sandwich, chips, cookie, and a drink. This tailgate is to raise money for the Ballard Dollars for Scholars scholarships.
Oct. 11 | (all day)

ISU Extension and Outreach InterACT Program

RSVP by: October 1
Location: Virtual
Event for: Grades 3-6
Cost: 0 - Free
Organization: Story County Extension and Outreach
Contact: Mary Wilkins
Phone: (515) 337-1601
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InterACT is a free program for custodial grandparent families and foster parent families with children in 3rd through 6th grade. Six weekly zoom sessions to explore healthy relationships (Mondays for youth, Thursdays for adults October 11 - November 18). For details, email
Oct. 11 | 8:00 am

Story County Extension and Outreach Water Connects Us All

RSVP by: October 4
Location: Bayer, Huxley
Event for: Grades 3-6
Cost: $25; $15
Organization: Story County Extension and Outreach
Contact: Mary Wilkins
Phone: (515) 337-1601
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Explore water as a natural resource in rural and urban settings with model activities! This National 4-H Ag Innovator Program was created by Iowa 4-H and supported by Bayer. The program will held at Bayer in Huxley. Registration $25 per youth; $15 additional sibling; $15 per 4-H/Clover Kid
Oct. 12 | 8:00 am

Story County Extension and Outreach Fall Streaming

RSVP by: October 4
Location: Log Cabin, Slater
Event for: Grades K-6
Cost: $25; $15
Organization: Story County Extension and Outreach
Contact: Mary Wilkins
Phone: (515) 337-1601
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Youth in grades K-6 will explore nature and outdoor learning opportunities on a scheduled no school day. Fee is $25 per participant, $15 for additional sibling; $15 4-H/Clover Member
Oct. 13 | 2:00 pm

Story County Extension and Outreach On Their Own and Okay

RSVP by: October 4
Location: Huxley Public Library
Event for: Grades 4-6
Cost: $25; $15
Organization: Story County Extension and Outreach
Contact: Mary Wilkins
Phone: (515) 337-1601
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In this 3-week series, students in grades 4-6 will explore through conversation and activities how they may begin to safely stay home on their own for a short time. The program will be held at the Huxley Library from 2-4 pm October 13, 20, 27. Fee is $25 participant; $15 sibling or 4-H member
Oct. 15 | 8:30 am

Iowa Youth Chorus

RSVP by: 10/15/21
Location: Ankeny Presbyterian, 317 SE Trilein Drive
Event for: Grades 1-12
Cost: Details at registration - scholarships available
Organization: Iowa Youth Chorus
Contact: Kristin Pike
Phone: (515) 230-6511
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Iowa Youth Chorus still has room for singers for our fall semester. If you love to sing, please join us for a great choir experience. We have choirs for Grades 1-2; Grades 3-6; and Grades 6-12
Oct. 17 | (all day)

Mini-Dribblers and Little Dunkers Basketball

RSVP by: 10/17/2021
Location: 3 C's
Event for: Youth 3 years to K
Cost: $37
Organization: Huxley Parks and Recreation
Contact: Heather Denger
Phone: (515) 597-2515
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Introduction to basketball for youth 3 years old to K. Drills/skills taught in a fun simple environment Saturday mornings.
Oct. 21 | (all day)

Go Further Girls STEM Conference

RSVP by: Friday, September 17, 2021
Location: Iowa State University
Event for: 8th-10th grade female-identfying students
Cost: Cost is $25. Scholarships are available.
Organization: The Program for Women in Science and Engineering, Iowa State University
Contact: Sarah DuBois
Phone: (515) 294-5883
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Go Further is for female-identifying students in grades 8-10 to learn about STEM fields at Iowa State, engage in activities, and meet STEM role models. In-person conference dates are Thursday, October 21 and Thursday, October 28.
Apr. 1 | 4:00 pm


RSVP by: 10/23/2021
Location: Online
Event for: Grades 4-12
Cost: Free
Organization: ACBL Educational Foundation 58-1733600
Contact: Albert Bender
Phone: (191) 960-7451
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BridgeWhiz is designed to teach children in grades 4 through 12 the mind-building challenge, great fun, and competitive excitement of contract bridge, which will nurture your child’s team and individual competitive spirit. Build social skills. And enhance deductive reasoning and math abilities.