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Sunday, 14 May 2017

Mother's Day

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 6:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

In honor of Mother's Day, all moms are admitted free of charge.

Mother's Day at the Museum

Channel: University Museums

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

This Mother's Day, share the beauty of art. Free tours of the current exhibitions and crafts will be offered by University Museums staff in the Brunnier Art Museum.

Cost: free

Wet Felting!

Channel: Reiman Gardens

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

2-week program on Sundays, May 14 & 21, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Make a fiber landscape wall hanging from wool roving, with fiber artist and instructor, Betty Chamness Trost.

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

Monday, 15 May 2017

Summer Crafts: Superhero Magnets

Channel: The Workspace

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

Browse through some comic books for your favorite heroes, villains and speech bubbles and turn them into a set of handy fridge magnets.

Cost: $6

Ground to Ground: Reducing Waste

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Gain expertise on reducing waste in your kitchen and home from Certified Master Herbalist Gayle Curtis as she shares strategies for using plants for fresh air and cutting down on kitchen waste.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Floral Design Series: May

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Topic: Succulent Dish Gardens

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

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

10:30 am - 12:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

Behind the Scenes: Washed Ashore Exhibit

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens is the first botanical garden to host this phenomenal art exhibit which delivers a powerful message about our most precious natural resource - water.

Seminar: Protecting Human Subjects

Channel: Office for Responsible Research

11:30 am - 1:30 pm @ Ensminger Room, Kildee Hall

Learn about protecting human subjects in your research during this second seminar in a series of four.

Cost: free

Succulent Planter

Channel: The Workspace

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

Paint a small wood plant holder made by our staff.

Cost: $12

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Open house: Digital Access Office

Channel: Digital Access Office

9:00 am - 1:00 pm @ 206 Durham Center

Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. Learn about some of the work being done at the university to address digital accessibility.

Cost: free

Kids Story Time

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Bookmobile: Ames Public Library

Channel: Community activities

11:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Driveway between Parks and Morrill

In partnership with the university library, the Ames Public Library's Bookmobile added a regular Iowa State stop to its weekly route. The Bookmobile will park in the turnaround driveway between Parks Library and Morrill Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays. Items from the Ames Public Library (for all ages) can be checked out, returned or reserved in advance for pick up.

Cost: free

Friday, 19 May 2017

Drop Courses Session I : Summer 2017

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Last day to drop a Session I course through AccessPlus registration.

Retirement reception: Nancy Brooks

Channel: Business Services

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

Nancy Brooks, interim assistant VP for business services, is retiring. Brooks served for 28 years at Iowa State, starting in the purchasing department, where she rose to director. A program will begin at 3 p.m.

Cost: free

Farewell reception: Lisa Nolan

Channel: College of Veterinary Medicine

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ College of Veterinary Medicine courtyard

Lisa Nolan, Dr. Stephen G. Juelsgaard Dean of Veterinary Medicine, has led the college since 2011. She is leaving to become vet med dean at her alma mater, the University of Georgia, Athens. A short program will be held at 4 p.m. In the case of inclement weather, the reception will move to the Vet Med alumni room.

Cost: free

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Channel: The Workspace

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

We like big cups and we cannot lie! From traditional coffee mugs to ones shaped like owls and elephants, we have mugs of all sizes and styles.

Cost: ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

Saturday, 20 May 2017

Willow Bird Workshop

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Replace those dead hanging baskets in your garden with a beautiful willow bird!

Landscape & Rainscape Your Yard with Native Prairie & Woodland Plants

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Join us for this special presentation from staff at the City of Ames to learn more about how and where to use native Iowa plants in your yard.

Naming ceremony: Black Cultural Center

Channel: Multicultural Student Affairs

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Black Cultural Center, 517 Welch Ave.

ISU's Black Cultural Center will be named for former administrator Dr. George Jackson, who passed away last year. During his 31 years of service, Jackson was director of the Office of Minority Student Affairs, assistant vice president for Student Affairs, and assistant dean of the Graduate College. A short program will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Cost: free

STEAM Workshop: Water from the Ground Up

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Much of the water we use and drink comes from the ground... but what does that mean? How does the ground "store" water? And how do we get to it?