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We had an amazing night at TimeOut Barcade this weekend! It has been awhile since we last visited, but we had a blast. The reigning air...

Kayaking at Easter Lake

We had such a fun time kayaking at Easter Lake and got lucky with some goregous weather. It's been quite hot out recently and it was very...

Uno, Dos, Farkle!

While it has been rainy outside, we held another indoor event. It was an amazing time at our game night with Uno and an unexpected game...

GLC Game Night at Time Out Barcade!

Since we had such a great turn out last time, we had another game night at Time Out Barcade here in Ames! It was full of fun and some...

The Next BBMB Bache

We had a super fun time painting our fall themed picture and it was good to see some new faces! Huge thank you to Nick Nieto, Jacques...

Trip to Center Grove Orchard!

We decided to enjoy the fall weather and take another trip to Center Grove Orchard this year. The sunflower patch was gorgeous and we...

Adventureland Fun

This was our first trip to Adventureland as a group and we had tons of fun! The day turned out to be filled with wonderful weather and...

Kayaking at Easter Lake

We had an amazing time Kayaking at Easter Lake and enjoyed the wonderful weather. It was nice to be outdoors and get back to social...

The Next BBMB Bazille

We had a great time painting our spring florals! This was a great way to start up social events "post"-Covid, so a huge thank you to Alex...

2nd BBMB Orchard Trip

For the second time, the BBMB Department went to the Center Grover Orchard and had a wonderful time! We fed baby goats, launched some...

BBMB Game Night at Time Out!

We had our first ever game night at the Ames Barcade, TimeOut! A huge thank you to everyone who came, it was our biggest turn out yet and...

BBMB Escape Room!

Our first ever BBMB escape room! Our six sleuths managed to crack the case of the evil wizard with time to spare! A huge thank you to...

BBMB Wellness Event

Thank you to everyone who came to our Wellness Event, with the Wellness' Office Carrie Giese as the speaker! We discussed a lot of...

The Next (BBMB) Brugel the Elder

We had a great time painting our winter themed landscape! A huge thank you to Nick Nieto, Lauren Kueffer, Jacques Lowe, Isaac Young, and...

An Apple-solutely Great Time!

We had a wonderful time at the Center Grove Apple Orchard! Thank you to Nick Nieto, Phil Dershwitz, Collin O'Leary, and Daniel Kramer for...

BBMB Annual Summer Picnic

Thank you to everyone for coming out to the annual BBMB Summer Picnic. Ostensibly to welcome new graduate students, it makes for a...

BBMB Ice Cream Social

Thank you to everyone for coming out to our BBMB Ice Cream Social! We appreciate all those who showed up, and especially those who put up...

BBMB Summer Fun - Kayaking Trip!

We had such a fun time kayaking down the 🦝 Raccoon 🦝 River! Four and a half miles of great weather, beautiful scenery, and some...

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Upcoming Events

  • BBMB Apple Orchard Trip
    Sat, Oct 03
    Center Grove Orchard
    Oct 03, 2020, 1:00 PM
    Center Grove Orchard, 32835 610th Ave, Cambridge, IA 50046, USA
    Please join us this Saturday, 10/3, for a trip to the Center Grove Apple Orchard! Fun times will be had by all, as fun times are mandatory.
  • BBMB GLC Wellness Event
    Jan 22, 2020, 12:00 PM
    Ames, Ames, IA, USA
    Come get some delicious food and learn from Brian Vanderheyden about the aspects of Wellness and the resources available to you as students!
  • BBMB 2nd Annual Ugly Holiday Sweater Party
    Dec 11, 2019, 12:00 PM
    Ames, Ames, IA, USA
    Please come and join us for our 2nd Annual Ugly Holiday Sweater Party! We will have food and cookie decorating! Come get your inner Martha Stewart on!
  • BBMB Paint n' Sip - Winter Wonderland!
    Dec 02, 2019, 6:00 PM
    Ames, Ames, IA, USA
    Join your fellow BBMB artistes and paint a wonderful winter wonderland scene!
  • Breakfast Meeting
    Tue, Nov 19
    Nov 19, 2019, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    Ames, Ames, IA, USA
    Monthly meeting led by Collin O'Leary, GLC peer leader and GPSS senator, to socialize
  • BBMB External Speaker
    Wed, Nov 13
    Nov 13, 2019, 11:00 AM
    Ames, Ames, IA, USA
    Terese Rakow will be speaking on a scientists potential career in patent law!
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