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Jan. 29 | 9:30 am

UI Health Care Kids Go STEM

RSVP by: 07/17/22
Location: Zoom
Event for: middle school students
Cost: FREE
Organization: UI Health Care STEM Education
Contact: Jiselle Cazares
Phone: (319) 467-4394
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This free educational program is targeted to students in grades 6 through 8, but anyone is welcome to participate. Space is limited; advanced registration is required and will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. This virtual event will take place in live Zoom sessions.
Feb. 1 | (all day)

Join 4-H!

Event for: Youth in grades K-12
Organization: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach- Story County
Contact: Story County Extension
Phone: (515) 337-1601
Feb. 3 | 5:30 pm

Women United You and Your Money

RSVP by: January 31, 2022
Location: First Baptist Church, 200 Lynn Avenue, Ames, IA 50010
Event for: Eligibility for this series is open to women of any age who live in Story County and want to learn new strategies for managing their personal finances. Information provided at the workshops is also appropriate for young women who are or soon will be living on their own.
Cost: Free
Organization: United Way of Story County
Contact: Jerri Baumeister
Phone: (515) 268-5142
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Women United’s FREE four session You and Your Money workshops can help you identify a new spending plan and learn strategies to make it work. We’ll also take a look at saving money, managing debt, and using credit wisely among other topics. Meals and childcare provided. Weekly incentives given.
Mar. 21 | 7:30 pm

Ames Figure Skating Club Great to Skate Event

Location: Ames ISU Arena, 1507 Gateway Dr, Ames
Event for: All ages
Cost: Free
Organization: Ames Figure Skating Club
Contact: Katrina Mader
Phone: (515) 520-0111
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Come join the Ames Figure Skating Club as we celebrate National Figure Skating month with a FREE skating event! There will be games and prizes including opportunities to win free lessons. Skaters of all levels are welcome. No RSVP or ticket purchase required. Rental skates are also free.
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.