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Sunday, 01 Oct 2017

Eye Contact: The Iowa State Portrait Collection

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

The ISU Portrait Collection portrays individuals who helped shape our culture and whose lives tell significant Iowa State stories. University Museums Director Lynette Pohlman will share some of these stories and talk about the tradition of portraiture at Iowa State.

Cost: free

Performance: Out of the Fire, The Banned Books Monologues

Channel: ISU Theatre

2:00 pm @ Fisher Theater

The Forward Theatre Company of Madison Wisconsin first performed this series of monologues written mostly by those in the area on the subject of banned books from various points of view. Banned books included range from "James and the Giant Peach" to "Lady Chatterley's Lover". Permission has been given for ISU students to include their monologues on the subject as well. This production opens on the Friday of National Banned Books Week.

Cost: $11-$18

Collage of Choirs

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

All the choirs perform, Iowa State Singers, ISU Statesmen, Cantamus Women's Choir, Lyrica Women's Choir

Cost: $ cost - Tickets available at the CY Stephens box office.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cost: ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Monday, 02 Oct 2017

Family Yoga: Stories with a Twist

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:30 am @ Reiman Gardens

Warm up in these light-hearted parent/child yoga classes that incorporate stories about autumn. A four-week program.

Oct Craft of the Month- Sugar Skulls

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Use our supplies to decorate a paper mache skull just in time for this year's Dia de los Muertos on November 1 & 2.

Cost: $8

Culinary Boot Camp

Channel: Food Science and Human Nutrition

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ 0135 MacKay Hall

All ISU students are invited to register for Culinary Boot Camp. The first of four sessions will feature different fruit and veggie salsas with homemade tortilla chips. Upon the completion of all four sessions, attendees will receive a $15 HyVee gift card.

Cost: $15

Beginner Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Monday, October 2, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & "tips and tricks".

Cost: $95 ($76/members, $64.60/ISU students)

Intermediate Soap Making Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Now that you know the basics of making soap from scratch using the cold-process method, add artistry techniques. Learn and experiment with many procedures such as swirl, wire, funnel, embeds, and more!

Cost: ISU $45, Public $55 - includes supplies

Introspective Writing

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Monday, October 2, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. With the Gardens as inspiration, engage in writing about what resides within through quiet introspection and reflection.

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017

Retirement Workshop: Investment Planning

Channel: University Human Resources

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Galery, Memorial Union

Provides an overview of the various types of investment instruments so that you can determine which investment strategies will be suit your needs. Registration requested.

Cost: free

Night Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Tuesday, October 3, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Learn how to capture images of the moon, star trails, and city lights as Mark Stoltenberg helps you practice the techniques of taking night images with existing light.

Concert: Flor

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

Indie-pop band Flor has toured with the likes of Halsey and Hayley Kiyoko, whose own indie-electronic sounds mesh well with the band.

Cost: $8-$10

Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017

Parent/Child Dance & Movement

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:30 am - 11:30 am @ Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Wednesday, October 4, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Parents, bring the young ones out to the Gardens for a spirited movement program with Board-Certified Movement Therapist Camilla Kottman.

Dear Stress, Let's Break Up

Channel: Student Activities Center

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

The demands of teaching, advising, and providing services for students is both rewarding and exhausting. Coupled with limited time for family, friends, and your personal interests, doing it all can be overwhelming. Taking time for yourself is an important way to change the level of your stressors and increase your ability to cope.

Cost: $10- limited to ISU Faculty & Staff

Janis Joplin Stacked Bracelets

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Raid our stash of beads and baubles to make a stack of three stretchy bracelets a la Janis, and enjoy music by this legendary artist and other Woodstock performers.

Cost: $15

Light Painting 201 (Photography)

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Wednesday, October 4, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. NEW CLASS! Taking what you learned from the "original" Light Painting class, let's dive deeper and see what we can explore!

Made in the Shade: How to Build/Improve a Successful Shade Garden

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

So many gardening presentations show you the "after" possibly with some "before" but rarely include images of the actual process.

Series: Made in the Shade

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

The problem with a maturing home landscape is that all of those gorgeous trees you have been nurturing to their magnificent adult size are now diminishing those full-sun perennial beds! A four-week program.


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

6:30 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Baylor. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Cost: $5

Lecture: How Demographic Change and Economic Inequality Are Reshaping Society

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Portrait of America" - John Iceland, Professor of Sociology and Demography at Penn State University, is the George M. Beal Distinguished Lecture in Rural Sociology. Iceland is the author of the new book "Race and Ethnicity in America."

Cost: free

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, 05 Oct 2017

Gettin Started with Mendeley

Channel: University Library

3:00 am - 4:30 am @ Parks Library

Wish you could...extract details from academic papers into a database, filter your library by authors, journals or key words, share and synchronize your library with selected colleagues? Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword:LIB. Please let us know of you need any kind of accommodation.

Cost: free

Bake sale

Channel: College of Design

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ College of Design atrium

Proceeds of the sales benefit the United Way of Story County.

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Cyclone Club Luncheon

Channel: Athletics Special Events

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

Featured speaker is football coach Matt Campbell; emceed by Voice of the Cyclones John Walters. Luncheons are open to the public. An optional lunch, catered by Hy-Vee, is available. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $12 for optional lunch

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Cost: free

Workshop: Inclusive Classroom Faculty Development Workshop

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

2:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

This faculty workshop includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Cost: free

SEMINAR: Changes in the root, soil and rhizosphere microbiome due to water deficit in corn

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm - 5:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy Hall

Daniel P. Schachtam from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln location.

Cost: Free

Cyclone Cinema: The Hitman's Bodyguard

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