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Tuesday, 01 Jul 2014

Kids Story Time

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost: Free for members. Price of admission for the general public.

Wednesday, 02 Jul 2014

Retirement reception: Jim Gunning

Channel: Environmental Health & Safety

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 1230 Environmental Health and Safety Building

Gunning is a health and safety program manager in environmental health and safety. A short program will be held at 3 p.m.

Class: Black and White Digital Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

This is a 4 week course on Wednesdays, July 2, July 9, July 16, and July 23 This course builds on the technical foundations of digital photography, expanding practical skills while also fostering your aesthetic awareness and vision as a photographer. Mark Stoltenberg will help you look at the world in a whole new way as you further explore the tools, techniques and identify the best subject matter to create black and white digital images.

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

Thursday, 03 Jul 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Treasure Boxes

Channel: The Workspace

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

Join us for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Decorate a small box to store your cookie fortunes, stamp collection, gaming dice, seashells, skeleton keys, or whatever other items you collect and keep.

Cost: ISU $4 plus cost of piece/ Public $5 plus cost of piece

Friday, 04 Jul 2014

University holiday, offices closed, classes recessed

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Dance social

Channel: Student Organizations

7:30 pm - 9:45 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

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

Cost: free

Saturday, 05 Jul 2014

Youth Activity: Discovery Station

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

The purpose of Reiman Gardens' discovery stations is to add a fun, informal activity in the Gardens during the summer that relates to the themed garden areas. The discovery stations are family oriented and designed so both youth and adults can participate in the activities.

Cost: Admission is free for members and Iowa State University students. Price of admission for the general public.

Sunday, 06 Jul 2014

Benefit recital: Voice alumni

Channel: Music Department

2:00 pm @ Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Third annual concert by Iowa State music alumni to benefit a voice scholarship endowment at the ISU Foundation honoring fellow alumnus Joey Wilgenbusch, who died in 2011.

Cost: Free will donation

Argentine Tango Practica Class

Channel: The Workspace

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace at the 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.

Cost: ISU $30 for five punches/ Public $40 for five punches

Monday, 07 Jul 2014

Screenprinting Class

Channel: The Workspace

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Learn an inexpensive way to create custom t-shirts. Using your own design, learn to make a screen with the photographic emulsion method. Bring in your shirts and print away! This class is required in order to use our screenprinting equipment.

Cost: ISU $64/ Public $74 Supplies Included

Tuesday, 08 Jul 2014

Teleworkshop: Department Chair Intensive: How to Balance Teaching, Research (and Life!) While Transitioning into an Academic Role

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm @ http://www.facultydiversity.org

Facilitated by Julie Artis, associate professor of sociology at Depaul University, Chicago; sponsored by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity.

Cost: 0, with activated center membership

Youth Summer Camp 2: Sunlight, Nature's Power Plant

Channel: Reiman Gardens

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Let students enjoy an afternoon outdoors exploring how the sun helps to power our planet. We will engage in hands-on educational activities inside and outside while learning about the energy of the sun, the effects of its light, and how it helps the plants and butterflies at Reiman Gardens! Perfect for ages 11-14. Summer Camp 1 is on Tuesday, June 10, and Summer Camp 3 is on Monday, August 4.

Cost: Cost is $12 for members, $15 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Glass Etching Class

Channel: The Workspace

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

Learn the basics of glass etching while creating a set of 4 Cyclone mugs. Choose from a vintage or new ISU spirit logo, or get creative and make up your own design. Go Clones!

Cost: ISU $35/ Public $45 Supplies Included

Wednesday, 09 Jul 2014

Open forum: OSPA director candidate Rochelle Athey

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

10:30 am - 11:30 am @ 3558 Memorial Union

Rochelle Athey, associate vice provost of sponsored programs, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. A Q&A session will follow the 20-30 minute candidate presentation.

Cost: free

Farewell reception: Lee Chapman

Channel: Reiman Gardens

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Speer Room, Reiman Gardens

Lee Chapman, a program assistant at Reiman Gardens, is moving back to England, her home country.

Cost: free

Class: Black and White Digital Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

This is a 4 week course on Wednesdays, July 2, July 9, July 16, and July 23 This course builds on the technical foundations of digital photography, expanding practical skills while also fostering your aesthetic awareness and vision as a photographer. Mark Stoltenberg will help you look at the world in a whole new way as you further explore the tools, techniques and identify the best subject matter to create black and white digital images.

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

Texture in Oil Painting Class

Channel: The Workspace

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

From sgraffito scratches to swaths of buttery color to mountainous ridges of paint, this workshop will explore different techniques for creating texture in oil paintings. We will also experiment with painting knives and impasto medium to create a variety of physical textures. Bring an image or idea to work with. Basic experience painting with oils is required.

Cost: ISU $33/ Public $43 Supplies Included

Thursday, 10 Jul 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: Cost per person is $2 for members, $6 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price

Open forum: OSPA director candidate Michael Warnock

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

10:30 am - 11:30 am @ Oak Room, Memorial Union

Michael Warnock, special assistant to the vice chancellor of research, University of Missouri, Columbia. A Q&A session will follow the 20-30 minute candidate presentation.

Cost: free

Lecture: Brown Bag

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

"Animal Flight - From Scales to Skin" presented by Dr. Rhea von Busse, Visiting Scholar, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Iowa State University Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program. Attend each month and experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals and lecturers.

Cost: Free for members and Iowa State University students. Price of admission for the general public.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Bubble Painting

Channel: The Workspace

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

Join us for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. This is sort of like blowing bubbles when you were a kid, but we do it with a straw and paint. The popped bubbles show up and make interesting patterns on the finished pieces. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select. Pottery will be fired within a week for you to pick up.

Cost: ISU $4/ Public $5 (not including cost of selected bisque)

Nesting Boxes Class

Channel: The Workspace

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Make a 6, 5 & 4 inch set of nesting boxes. Part of the class will utilize hand tools to learn a traditional hand joinery technique. Then learn to use the machinery to make boxes efficiently. The Woodshop Orientation class is helpful, but not required for this class.

Cost: ISU $56/ Public $66 Including Supplies

Friday, 11 Jul 2014

Open forum: OSPA director candidate Keith Osterhage

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

10:30 am - 11:30 am @ Oak Room, Memorial Union

Keith Osterhage most recently served as associate vice provost for research at Temple University, Philadelphia. A Q&A session will follow the 20-30 minute candidate presentation.

Cost: free

Dance social

Channel: Student Organizations

7:30 pm - 9:45 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

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

Cost: free

Saturday, 12 Jul 2014

The Art Abandonment Project - Mixed Media Class

Channel: The Workspace

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

Express yourself through random acts of art and join the abandonment movement! Create something for the joy of making it, and then leave it for an unsuspecting person to find - on a table at the coffee shop, on a park bench, or anywhere a stranger might stumble upon it. The Workspace will provide the supplies and demonstrate some techniques to get you started.

Cost: ISU & Public $5 - No pre-registration necessary

Sunday, 13 Jul 2014

Garden Art Fair

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

The 11th Annual Garden Art Fair at Reiman Gardens provides an opportunity for artists to share their garden and nature inspired art with the public. Visitors can browse a variety of artist's works and buy products including jewelry, watercolor, pottery, woodwork, glass, and more. Food vendors will provide food throughout the day, and a variety of live music performances will complement the art.

Cost: $3-$7, free for members and ISU students

Argentine Tango Practica Class

Channel: The Workspace

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace at the 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.

Cost: ISU $30 for five punches/ Public $40 for five punches

Monday, 14 Jul 2014

Open forum: OSPA director candidate Jennifer Taylor

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

10:30 am - 11:30 am @ Oak Room, Memorial Union

Jennifer Taylor, former interim director of the Office of Sponsored Programs, Vanderbilt University and VU Medical Center, Nashville. A Q&A session will follow the 20-30 minute candidate presentation.

Cost: free

Great Plants for Iowa Series: Ornamental Grasses

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

This series will allow participants to develop knowledge of the wide variety of garden plants that grow well in Central Iowa. Covering nearly 500 plants, these 16 classes are spread across several years. Each class focuses on identification, cultural requirements, and the use of the plants in gardens and the broader landscape.

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

Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014

Kids Story Time

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost: Free for members and Iowa State University students. Price of admission for the general public.