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Monday, 01 Sep 2014

University Holiday

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Offices closed, classes recessed in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014

Jump Start: Welcome event for multicultural students

Channel: Multicultural Student Affairs

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Games, fun and food for ISU multicultural students, hosted by the office of multicultural student affairs.

Cost: free

Beginner Photography Class

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Four-part workshop will cover the basics of photography including equipment, how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject and tips and tricks.

Cost: $48-$60

Drawing Class

Channel: The Workspace

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Take this opportunity to learn and develop drawing skills, whether you are a beginner who likes to doodle or an artist with experience. Students will be guided through a variety of exercises to enhance your drawing technique including: line, perspective, light and shadow, and composition, while developing hand-eye coordination and confidence.

Cost: ISU $43, Public $53 (includes supplies)

WHERE Am I Wearing?

Channel: World Affairs Series

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Kelsey Timmerman's book Where Am I Wearing? A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes describes the connection between impoverished garment workers' standards of living and the all-American material lifestyle.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014

ClubFest

Channel: Student Activities Center

11:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Great Hall, MU

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through 200+ of the over 800 clubs and organizations to find out how to get involved on campus. Although there are over 800 clubs and orgs on campus, a large sample will have booths with informational hand-outs and giveaways to highlight their club and recruit new members.

Cost: Free

Photography Class: Light Painting

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Learn how to paint photos with various light sources and capture the images in your camera. Join Mark Stoltenberg for a 4-week class exploring this unique photographic technique that dates back to 1889. Emphasis will be on proper technique, the right tools, and learning how to identify and capture the best subjects.

Cost: $48-$60

Belly Dance Basics Workshop 1

Channel: The Workspace

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

Grab your friends and join Shiara for an evening dedicated to exploring three of the major types of music found in Middle Eastern Dance and some of the basic dance movements used to complement each style.

Cost: ISU $10, Public $10

Intermediate Belly Dance Workshop: The Art of Taqsim

Channel: The Workspace

8:20 pm - 9:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

The Taqsim is a part of Middle Eastern music where a solo instrument is featured. It is typically an improvisational expression for both the musician and the dancer which many find intimidating. In this class, we'll create a formula to help you relax, enjoy and shine during your next Taqsim!

Cost: ISU $10, Public $10

Thursday, 04 Sep 2014

Youth Program: Plant Pals

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.

Cost: $2-$6

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Channel: University Relations

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Oak Room, Memorial Union

At this public hearing, individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents Sept. 10 board meeting.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

P&S Council meetings are open to the public.

Cost: free

Stained Glass Class

Channel: The Workspace

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel. Learn hand-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to absolute beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their technique and abilities.

Cost: ISU $73, Public $83 (includes supplies)

Volleyball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Omaha

The Farmhouse Refreshed

Channel: University Museums

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Farm House Museum

It's been nearly 40 years since Iowa State University's oldest building and National Historic Landmark, The Farm House Museum, was restored and opened to the public as a museum. In celebration, the University Museums has embarked on a historic wallpaper and window restoration project that will enrich and refresh the education experiences of the 154 year old campus icon. Join the caretaker of that illustrious legacy, University Museums Director

Cost: free

Wheel Pottery Class

Channel: The Workspace

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel. Learn hand-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to absolute beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their technique and abilities.

Cost: ISU $100, Public $110 (includes supplies)

Keynote: Ethics, Integrity and Civility in Higher Education

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"New Approaches to Foster a Culture of Trust," Neil Hamilton, founding director of the Thomas Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis.

Cost: free

Friday, 05 Sep 2014

POSTPONED: Civility Conference: Ethics, Integrity and Civility in Higher Education

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

All day @ Iowa State Memorial Union

This event has been postponed until Spring 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Cardinal & Gold Cyclone Family Weekend

Channel: The Workspace

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Pick your piece and illustrate your Cyclone pride.

Cost: ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

Volleyball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Tennessee

Dance social

Channel: Student Organizations

7:30 pm - 9:45 pm @ 196 Forker Building

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Cost: free

Soccer

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

7:30 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

Iowa State vs. Iowa

Cost: free

Saturday, 06 Sep 2014

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Channel: Alumni Association

8:00 am - 10:30 am @ ISU Alumni Center

Fun for the whole family, regardless of the weather. Each tailgate features games, prizes, football action on the big screens, a marching band performance, a cash bar (Olde Main Brewing Company), and an optional catered meal by area vendors (preregistration required).

Cost: free

Family Weekend Open House

Channel: The Workspace

10:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free crafts and door prizes.

Cost: Free

Football

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

11:00 am @ Jack Trice Stadium

ISU vs. Kansas State.

Cost: $25-$65

Volleyball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. UNI

Sunday, 07 Sep 2014

Family Weekend Open House

Channel: The Workspace

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

Free crafts and door prizes.

Cost: Free

Fanfare Concert

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm - 4:45 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Concert to open the academic year, featuring the ISU music faculty.

Cost: free

Argentine Tango Practica (Class)

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. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

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

Monday, 08 Sep 2014

Workshop: Watercolor at Reiman Gardens

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:30 am - 11:30 am @ Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 part course on Mondays, September 8, September 15, September 22, September 29, October 6, and October 13 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Join artist Peter Neel and experience the Gardens to find inspiration for watercolors. This class will be focused around "en plein air", outdoor painting.

Cost: Cost is $72 for members, $90 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.