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Saturday, 01 Apr 2017

April Craft of the Month: Sharpie Mugs

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 am @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Decorate a white mug with special markers that we will heat set for washability

Cost: $8

ISU Innovation Prize

Channel: ISU Centers and Institutes

8:00 am - 5:00 pm @ ISU Research Park, Economic Development Core Facility, 1805 Collaboration Place

The ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship and the ISU Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative are sponsoring the first ISU Innovation Prize, a free incentive competition open to students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members.

Cost: free

Lawnmower Service Days

Channel: Agriculture Systems Technology Club

8:00 am - 3:00 pm @ west side of Sukup Hall

Sponsored by members of the Agriculture Systems Technology Club. This is a routine maintenance service; no major repairs. Also held on March 31.

Cost: $35 ($50 riding mower, $15 weed eater)

Student Conference: Transforming Gender and Society

Channel: Women's and Gender Studies Program

9:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Memorial Union

Join students and faculty from the women's, gender and sexuality studies programs around the state of Iowa. Conference presentations include topics such as original research, creative work, pedagogy, activism and thematic discussions. Presentations will draw from cross-disciplinary and cutting-edge issues in the field of feminist scholarship and praxis.

Cost: $20

Workshop: Container Bog Garden

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Celebrate Iowa's marshy roots by creating a unique container garden with boggy, wet plants to give as a gift or to keep for your own home.

Cost: $60 (discounts for members, students)

Workshop: Zendoodle Parasol

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:30 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Decorate your own functional paper parasol inspired by Reiman Gardens' spring Conservatory display, Petals & Parasols, with artist and instructor Sara Merritt.

Cost: $45 (discounts for members, ISU students)

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm @ The Workspace

Take your lamp-work skills to the next level and make amazing glass beads with silver!

Cost: ISU $20, Public $30

Cyclone Cinema: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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

Annie

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Leapin' Lizards, it's been 40 years since Annie took Broadway by storm, and since then it has been translated into 28 languages and has played in 34 countries! This delightful all-new production is certain to delight. The sun will surely come out on April 1 so don't miss this program.

Musical: Little Women

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm @ Fisher Theater

"We must promise to remain just as we are. Solid like a fortress. No matter what happens, we must promise it will always be the four March sisters forever."

Cost: Adults $21, seniors $19, students $14

Sunday, 02 Apr 2017

Tennis

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

10:00 am @ Forker courts (weather permitting)

Iowa State vs. Texas. In the case of inclement weather, competition will be moved to Life Time Fitness, 11911 Hickman Rd., Urbandale. Check the Cyclone tennis website for location updates.

Cost: free

Musical: Little Women

Channel: ISU Theatre

2:00 pm @ Fisher Theater

"We must promise to remain just as we are. Solid like a fortress. No matter what happens, we must promise it will always be the four March sisters forever."

Cost: Adults $21, seniors $19, students $14

Sculpting an Icon: Petersen and the Fountain of the Four Seasons

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 2019 Morrill Hall

Beginning with his portrait sculpture of Meskwaki leader Pushetonequa, followed by his illustrations for the book Cha Ki Shi, and including his Fountain of the Four Seasons, Christian Petersen was often called upon to represent the indigenous people of Iowa in his art. As we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Fountain of the Four Seasons, hear from Jerome Thompson, retired state curator for Iowa, about Petersen's art.

Cost: free

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: The Workspace

4:00 pm - 7:30 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.

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

Cyclone Cinema: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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

Monday, 03 Apr 2017

Snow Melt Yoga: Stories with a Twist

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Parent/child yoga classes that incorporate stories about winter. Meets for 4 straight Mondays.

Cost: $50 (discounts for members, ISU students)

Lecture: Design for Life: Creating Meaning in a Distracted World

Channel: College of Design

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

In this lecture, Stuart Walker, a professor of design for sustainability and co-director of the ImaginationLancaster research center at Lancaster University, England, will explore the relationship between creative practice, human values and the importance of tradition and localization. Part of the Changing Change: Thoughts and Actions for Sustainable Environments series.

Cost: free

Class: Narrative Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

A four-week program taught by photographer Mark Stoltenberg.

Cost: $95 (discounts for members, ISU students)

ISU Flute Studio Recital

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Students of Sonja Giles.

Cost: free

Lecture: Former U.S. Ambassador to Libya Deborah Jones

Channel: World Affairs Series

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"America and the Middle East: Shifting Sands in the Security Relationship?"- Ambassador Deborah K. Jones, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, recently stepped down as the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, a position she held May 2013 through 2015. World Affairs Series

Cost: free

Tuesday, 04 Apr 2017

Retirement reception: Lea Bartley

Channel: Facilities Planning and Management

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ 0162 General Services Building

Lea Bartley, manager for accounting in Facilities Planning and Management, is retiring. A program will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Cost: free

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Channel: Faculty Senate

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Cost: free

Plant Breeding Seminar Series

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 3140 Agronomy Hall

Comparing genes, gene regulation and phenotype across maize, sorghum and foxtail millet by James Schnable, University of Nebraska.

Cost: Free

Class: Sports Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

A four-week program taught by photographer Mark Stoltenberg.

Cost: $95 (discounts for members, ISU students)

Lecture: Planned Parenthood: The Pink Exposed

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ 1148 Gerdin Business Building

Sue Thayer was a Iowa Planned Parenthood manager for 18 years before a transformative experience made her an abortion opponent.

Cost: free

Lecture & Performance: Eco-Theatre: The Intersection of Art, Politics, and Environmental Science - Paula Cizmar, Playwright

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ South Ballroom, Memorial Union

Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series - Paula Cizmar is an award-winning playwright whose work often combines poetry and politics. She co-wrote the play Seven, which is based on the real life stories of seven women’s rights activists from Nigeria, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Russia, Pakistan, Northern Ireland and Cambodia.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 05 Apr 2017

Aging in Iowa: Addressing Grand Challenges

Channel: Human Development and Family Studies

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Memorial Union, Cardinal Room

The first hour will include comments from Linda Miller, director of the Iowa Department of Aging, and an ISU researcher grand challenge showcase. A reception and poster session is from 4-5 p.m.

Soil Science Seminar Series

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 3140 Agronomy Hall

Suitability analysis of biochar by Hamze Dakoohaki, Iowa State University

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

Photography: The Art of Seeing

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

A four-week program on Wednesdays beginning April 5, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. The goal of this class is to help you explore your photographic potential.