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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