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Wednesday, 24 Aug 2016

Poster Sale

Channel: Student Activities Center

9:00 am - 9:00 pm @ Campanile Room, MU

Hundreds of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture. Proceeds from the sale support art programs at the Memorial Union. Open late during WelcomeFest!

Cost: Most posters cost between $8 and $12

Open forum: Hispanic/Latino affairs project director

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Memorial Union, Gallery Room

Diana Sloan, director of graduate marketing and alumni relations in Iowa State's College of Business, is one of three finalists interviewing for this new position in the office of the vice president for diversity and inclusion.

Retirement reception: Irvin Hentzel

Channel: Mathematics Department

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm @ Room 390 Carver Hall

Professor of mathematics Irvin Hentzel is retiring after 48 years on the Iowa State faculty.

Cost: free

SUB General Meeting

Channel: Student Union Board

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ The M-Shop

Check out SUB's general meeting to learn how YOU can get involved!

Cost: free

WelcomeFest

Channel: Student Activities Center

5:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ Great Hall, MU

Once a year, the Student Activities Center at Iowa State University holds WelcomeFest for students to experience Ames local businesses, community organizations and ISU departments. WelcomeFest attracts over 4,000 students, and 100+ businesses and departments. This event gives you the opportunity to display services, goods and employment opportunities, and welcome students to our community.

Cost: free

Walk-In Craft: Glitter Postcards

Channel: The Workspace

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

A quick and dirty (glittery) craft!

Cost: $1

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ M-Shop

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Cost: $1

Thursday, 25 Aug 2016

Poster Sale

Channel: Student Activities Center

9:00 am - 6:00 pm @ Campanile Room, MU

Hundreds of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture. Proceeds from the sale support art programs at the Memorial Union.

Cost: Most posters cost between $8 and $12

Plant Pals

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Topic: Harvesting a Garden. Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens.

"Ask the WAC" videoconference: Making PDFs accessible

Channel: Training Courses

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ https://iastate.zoom.us/j/320849102

Brief training and a Q&A session on making PDFs accessible.

Cost: free

Color in the Garden

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Color is one of the most powerful tools in garden design.

Walk-In Craft: Indigo Dyed Scarf

Channel: The Workspace

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Learn how to dye with indigo, a natural dye that ranges from light to vibrant blue.

Cost: $12 for first scarf, $8 for additional scarves

Cyclone Cinema: Captain America: Civil War

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

Friday, 26 Aug 2016

Nature Connects Artist's Challenge

Channel: Reiman Gardens

All day @ Reiman Gardens

This event will showcase the work of local artists using LEGO® bricks, displaying pieces of their own design to interpret the theme, "The House that Nature Built."

Poster Sale

Channel: Student Activities Center

9:00 am - 6:00 pm @ Campanile Room, MU

Last day! Hundreds of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture. Proceeds from the sale support art programs at the Memorial Union.

Cost: Most posters cost between $8 and $12

Celebration: Women's Equality Day

Channel: Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics

10:00 am - 3:30 pm @ Plaza of Heroines, Catt Hall

Story County residents can register to vote (free cookies, brownies and lemonade for those who do), participate in the new "Corn Poll" and let us know which issues they're voting on in the upcoming presidential election. All are welcome to learn more about programs offered by the Catt Center, the Margaret Sloss Womens Center, and the League of Women Voters of Ames and Story County.

Cost: Free

Open forum: Associate director of residence life

Channel: Department of Residence

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm @ Room 136 Union Drive Community Center

Virginia Koch, director of residence life at Auburn University, Alabama, is one of three finalists for the associate director of residence life position.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Doug Gruenewald

Channel: Learning Communities

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

Doug Gruenewald, co-director of the learning communities program, is retiring. A program begins at 2 p.m.

Cost: free

Paint Your Own Pottery: Cyclone Garden Gnomes

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace

From three-inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome," we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your indoor or outdoor space.

Cost: Studio fee ($4 ISU, $5 public), plus cost of bisque

Volleyball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

6:30 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Wichita State (Iowa State Challenge). Dates and times are subject to change.

Cost: $5

Cyclone Cinema: Captain America: Civil War

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

ISU AfterDark

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm - 1:00 am @ MU

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Cost: free

Performance: Sinclair

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ Great Hall, MU

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Sinclair is making her mark in the music industry, and has just released her debut EP "Sweet Talk" on SoundCloud via independent label Drive Music LLC. "Sweet Talk" was produced by Grammy-nominated producer John Alagia (who has worked with the likes of John Mayer, Ben Folds, Dave Matthews, and Jason Mraz) and platinum-selling songwriter/producer Nolan Sipe.

Cost: free

Saturday, 27 Aug 2016

Beginner Photo Basics Workshop

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 3:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Saturday & Sunday, August 27 & 28 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Join professional photographer and instructor, Mark Stoltenberg, for an intensive two-day workshop covering the basics of photography.

Discovery Station

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Project: Balancing Act - Prisms Made from LEGO® Bricks. Drop by for fun, informal activities in the Gardens during the summer that relate to themed garden areas.

Open house: Insect Zoo

Channel: Entomology Department

11:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Atrium, Molecular Biology Building

"Bug Village," with more than 80 species of arthropods on display. Activities include cooking demonstrations (11 a.m.-3 p.m.) with the "Eat-a-Bug Cookbook" author and Bug Chef David George Gordon; cockroach races, Leo Da Roachy painting, maggot art and more.

Cost: free

Cyclone Cinema: Captain America: Civil War

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

Scream Out Loud w/ The Offer and Kickstart the Sun

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ Great Hall, MU

Scream Out Loud has been writing and performing music to move the soul since 2009. Living on the edge of the country in the midst of beach paradise, the rock / post-hardcore band has cultivated and perfected their sound over the last 7 years. Starting in Pensacola, FL and expanding all over the United States, Scream Out Loud has toured and performed with a wide variety of artists including I See Stars, For The Fallen Dreams, Attila, and Memphis M

Cost: $6 Students / $8 Public

Sunday, 28 Aug 2016

Volleyball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

2:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Creighton (Iowa State Challenge). Dates and times are subject to change.

Cost: $5

Fanfare Concert

Channel: Music Department

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

A concert to launch the new academic year featuring the faculty in the ISU music department.

Cost: free