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Saturday, 25 Oct 2014

Spirits in the Gardens

Channel: Reiman Gardens

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Scare is in the air as Reiman Gardens' Spirits in the Gardens event returns on Saturday and Sunday, October 25 and 26 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. All are welcome to join in the spooky fun by attending in costume.

Cost: Free for all youth

Cyclone Cinema: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Cost: free

Concert: Willie Watson

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm @ The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

Willie Watson, a co-founding former-member of the famed Americana bluegrass band Old Crow Medicine Show, is touring in support of his debut solo album, Folk Singer Vol. 1, a collection of ten songs ranging from folk standards to obscure gems. Harpist/singer-songwriter Mikaela Davis will open the show

Cost: $12 ISU Students | $15 public

Sunday, 26 Oct 2014

SOAR: It's For the Birds

Channel: The Workspace

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Meet a kestrel bird and put your crafting skills to use! Help out wildlife rehabilitators and learn about some of Iowa's coolest birds while making leather and nylon jesses and other items used for SOAR's Education Ambassadors.

Cost: Free

Cantamus Women's Choir

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Kathleen Rodde, conductor

Cost: $5.00 adults; $3.00 students. Tickets available at the door.

Argentine Tango

Channel: The Workspace

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cost: ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

Spirits in the Gardens

Channel: Reiman Gardens

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Scare is in the air as Reiman Gardens' Spirits in the Gardens event returns on Saturday and Sunday, October 25 and 26 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. All are welcome to join in the spooky fun by attending in costume.

Cost: Free for all youth

Cyclone Cinema: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Cost: free

Performance: Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Two Man Group

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:00 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood have teamed up to present an evening of extraordinary improvisational comedy.

Cost: $26-$49

Concert: Set It Off

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

Since forming in 2008, pop-punk / symphonic rockers Set It Off have already released three EPs, a full-length album, signed to Equal Vision Records, toured non-stop, and shared the stage with the impressive likes of My Chemical Romance, A Day To Remember, Say Anything, Against Me! and We Came As Romans.

Cost: $8 ISU Students | $14 public

Monday, 27 Oct 2014

Monday Organ Recital

Channel: Music Department

5:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

Short, informal organ recitals given by Dr. Ruth Harris and ISU Students

Cost: $0

Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014

Intro to Clay Class

Channel: The Workspace

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Explore working with clay! The first two weeks will focus on ways to manipulate clay by hand through slab, coil and decorating with tools. The last two weeks will give you a chance to try your hand at wheel throwing, or you may continue with handbuilding projects if you prefer.

Cost: ISU $61, Public $71 (includes supplies)

Class: Beginner Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

This is a four part course on Tuesdays, October 7, October 14, October 21, and October 28 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. This four-part workshop will cover the basics of photography including equipment and how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject and tips and tricks. Each class is broken into 3 parts: classroom discussion, hands-on practice taking pictures by the students and review of the images taken.

Cost: Cost is $48 for members, $60 for the general public, and ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Greek Trick or Treat

Channel: Greek Affairs

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Hosted by the Iowa State Greek Community, this annual event features carnival games, treats and fun. The public is invited.

Cost: free

Concert: Michael Dean, guest clarinetist

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

guest clarinetist

Cost: free

Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014

Art Walk: Paint the Campus Green

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Biorenewables Complex

Join University Museums in discovering one of Iowa State University's most recent Art in State Building installations by Ralph Helmick. Let's discover how this new complex contributes to the landscape of ISU's commitment to the 'green energy revolution' and how Helmick's work fits into that landscape. Meet Interpretation Specialist David Faux at the east entry of the Biorenewables Complex, located south of the College of Design.

Cost: free

Greenlee School: Jump-Start Internship Fair

Channel: Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

More than 30 employers will be on site, looking for students to fill internship positions in the fields of advertising, journalism and mass communications and public relations.

Cost: free

Open forum: Reiman Gardens director candidate

Channel: Vice President for Business and Finance

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm @ Garden Room, Reiman Gardens

Patrick Newman is director of programs at Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City. He is one of five finalists interviewing for the Reiman Gardens director post.

Leaders Workshop Series: Event Planning

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Cardinal Room, MU

During this workshop, staff from New Student Programs (the office that plans and coordinates new student Orientation and Destination Iowa State) as well as staff from the Memorial Union's Event Management Office will provide you with strategies and best practices for planning great events on any scale!

Workshop: Make a Tiny 2D Terrarium

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Use botanicals from Reiman Gardens in a tiny work of hand-crafted art. In this workshop, we will carefully press and dry flowers and foliage, mount them to paper, and cut them into clever shapes to assemble into unique paper terrariums that make a perfect holiday gift or shadowbox treasure. Preregistration and payment required by October 27.

Cost: Cost is $16 for members, $20 for the general public, and ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Fine Dining Dinner: Contemporary American Cuisine

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

6:30 pm @ Tearoom, 23 MacKay Hall

Prepared and hosted by students in HRI 487/587 (Fine Dining Event Management Dinners). Doors open at 6:15 p.m.; serving begins at 6:30.

Cost: $35 per person ($30 without wine), cash, check or CyCash only

Belly Dance Lessons

Channel: The Workspace

7:00 pm - 8:10 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Learn basic belly dance movements and how to perform them in a variety of different ways by making specific choices about size and speed of motion. One or two moves will be explored each week and then put into short practice phrases.

Cost: ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

Concert: Widespread Panic

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Legendary jam band, Widespread Panic, announces show in Ames on October 29.

Cost: $45.50

Don't Wait for the Next War

Channel: World Affairs Series

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

World Affairs Series Keynote by General (Ret) Wesley Clark.

Cost: free

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival

Channel: Student Activities Center

10:00 pm - 11:30 pm @ M-Shop

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is a student run improv comedy troupe on campus. They perform in the M-Shop on various Wednesdays during the semester. Grandma Mojo's is the best and cheapest date on campus - admission is only $1!

Cost: $1

Thursday, 30 Oct 2014

Library workshop

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ 134 Parks Library

"Finding Funding: Using Campus Resources," with Rebecca Jackson, Parks Library; and Sue Shipitalo, VPR's Office. Intended for faculty, grad students and post-docs. Preregistration required.

Cost: free

Iowa Energy Center Lecture Series

Channel: Iowa Energy Center

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 0020 Howe Hall

"Overcoming Technical and Non-Technical Barriers on the Road to Commercialization," Jim Spaeth, bioenergy demonstration and market transformation program manager, U.S. Department of Energy. Registration is requested for this free event.

Cost: free

Overcoming Technical and Non-Technical Barriers On the Road to Commercialization

Channel: Live Green

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Howe Hall - Room 0020, (2271 Bissell Road) Iowa State University

One of the Energy Department's key objectives in bioenergy is to foster development of a robust, commercially-competitive biorefinery industry and help reduce the risk associated with designing, constructing and operating first-of-a-kind biorefinery demonstrations. This presentation will give key lessons and best practices the Department has learned over the last decade.

Cost: FREE

Cyclone Cinema: Transformers, Age of Extinction

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Cost: free

Ghost Stories of Iowa State

Channel: University Museums

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ 2019 Morrill Hall

How much do you know of campus history, legend, and lore? Join University Museums for an evening of historic and haunted stories about Iowa State and discover who may be haunting your lecture hall!

Cost: free