Monday, April 25, 2011

Ames Final Presentation in 2011 Historical Society Lecture Series - April 26, 2011

The final presentation in this series is The McFarland Clinic Story:  Making Medical History for 65 Years by Shelley Goecke and Retired Clinic Physicians. 

All of the lectures in the series will be at 7 pm on the last Tuesday of the month.  Location:  Ames City Auditorium, 520 Sixth Street, Ames.  A $2 donation is requested at the door.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Story City - Upcoming Events

The Story City Historical Society has a busy schedule of upcoming events.  These include:
  • April 29, 6 – 10 - Celebrate Iowa Wine and Beer Festival, Factory Stores of America
  • April 30, 9 – 12 – Story County Historical Alliance, Cambridge
  • May 8, 1:30 – 4- Bartlett Museum and Carriage House open for season.  Celebrate National Train Day with new “The Train That Moved a Town” exhibit.
  • May 15- 1:30-4-Iowa Museum Day, Share the museums with a neighbor or friend.
  • June 3, 4, 5- Scandinavian Days, Fri. 4-6, Sat. 1- 5, Sun. 1:30 -4.  Grandma’s Cookie Sale.
The Celebrate Iowa Wine and Beer Festival will feature 6 wineries and 2 or 3 breweries who will offer tastes of their wares.  Music, desserts and door prizes galore.  Tickets are $15 or $20 which includes a wine glass.  Bring your friends for a fun evening.  Factory Stores of America, Friday, April 29, 6-10.

Slater - Panorama Celebration May 6, 2011

The Slater Area Historical Association has set Friday, May 6, from 5:30 to 7:30 for the presentation of the Slater Panorama to the public.  Come and see this 8-foot long model of the west side of Slater during the 1940's and 1950's created by Ron Harmon.  Come and share memories of Slater back when!

Slater - New Tee Shrts for Sale

The Slater Area Historical Association has three new tee shirt designs for sale.  See them at the April 30th Grand High Trestle Trail Celebration.  Also at the June Garage Sale, the Fourth of July, and at Heritage Hall.  Or check them out online and contact any board member or the Hall to purchase.