Tractor Ride Saturday
Join the second Annual Brigg’s Tractor Ride, starting at 9 a.m. this Saturday, Sept. 23, at Brigg’s Terrace/Evergreen Lane, 1204 H Ave., Nevada. For more information about the ride, call Kris Corbin, 515-509-7241 or visit: nevadaiowahistory.org.
Help write letters
Amnesty International will meet Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m.-noon in the Danfoss Room at the Ames Public Library. We will discuss human rights issues and write letters on behalf of individuals whose human rights have been violated. The work is appropriate for high school age and older, but younger children are welcome in the meeting room. Bring a laptop or write letters by hand. Writing supplies, a printer and refreshments are provided. There are no dues. Contact for information, 515-290-5827 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, Sept. 24, 1–4 p.m. Join us at the Iowa Arboretum for an afternoon spent sampling locally prepared food and drinks in the garden, while listening to music by Eddie Arndorf. The funds raised for this event support the arboretum’s intern program. Tickets are $40 online and $45 at the door. For more information or tickets, call 515-795-3216. The Iowa Arboretum is located at 1875 Peach Ave., northwest of Madrid.