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Thursday, 01 Jun 2017

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.

Youth Summer Camp #1: Incredible Insects!

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Join us for a jam-packed afternoon full of fun and educational activities focused on insects!

Retirement reception: Steve Mahoney

Channel: Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology Department

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

Steve Mahoney, who manages the Bessey Hall rooftop greenhouse, is retiring after 37 years of service to the university. A short program will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Cost: free

Summer Crafts: Confetti Glass Vase

Channel: The Workspace

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

Turn a boring glass vase into a delightful signature piece! Start with a coat of white specialty paint and then layer dabs of bright colors over the entire surface. Accentuate with metallic gold and leave with the perfect vase for cut flowers.

Cost: $8

Woodshop Orientation

Channel: The Workspace

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

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.

Cost: ISU $15, Public $25, all supplies included

Friday, 02 Jun 2017

Reiman Gardens After Hours

Channel: Reiman Gardens

5:00 am - 8:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Kick back and relax at Reiman Gardens' After Hours! This quarterly event is an opportunity to enjoy good company and live music in a beautiful garden setting.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Quotables

Channel: The Workspace

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

Add an inspiring quote, lyrics from your favorite song, or a personal message to your pottery.

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

Saturday, 03 Jun 2017

Tai Chi Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

10:00 am - 11:15 am @ The Workspace

Learning and practicing the Form's 24 movements improve balance, posture, flexibility, confidence, attitude, overall health and well-being, and refresh and rejuvenate the spirit.

Cost: ISU $45, Public $55

Dance/Movement Therapy Workshop

Channel: Reiman Gardens

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

A fun, Interactive introduction to how the use of movement furthers the emotional, cognitive, physical and social integration of the individual.

Sunday, 04 Jun 2017

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 punches for $35, Public Five punches for $45

Monday, 05 Jun 2017

Camp: Explore Engineering

Channel: College of Engineering

9:00 am - 12:00 pm @ College of Engineering

Participants (ages 6-9) earn about basic engineering and science concepts through fun, engaging, hands-on activities.

Cost: $20

Adirondack Chair Class

Channel: The Workspace

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

Make a comfortable outdoor chair just in time for summer in Iowa.

Cost: ISU $80, Public $90, all supplies included

Class: Mindfulness, Meditation, & Relaxation

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

A four-week program on Mondays beginning June 5. Take a break from your busy and sometimes hectic life to rejuvenate.

Cost: $45 (discounts for members, students)

Intermediate Photography: Take Control of Your Camera

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Take your photography to the next level with this four-part class.

Tuesday, 06 Jun 2017

Plant Pals

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Plant Pals is growing! Join us WEEKLY as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: What Happens When Pigs Eat Kool-Aid? Critical Thinking in Your Classroom (Locke Karriker)

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

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ in-person 2532 College of Vet Med, webcast in 2030 Morrill Hall, or view on your own via Zoom

In this joint CELT/VET MED presentation, Locke Karriker, Professor and Gustafson Chair for Teaching Excellence, Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, shares how he brings the farm into his 90-student food-animal classroom. Professor Karriker's student-centered approach structures concepts and focuses on nurturing the thought process--

Cost: free

Dream Interpretation

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Tuesdays beginning June 6 for 4 weeks, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. What are your dreams telling you?

Photography Master Study

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

One of the best ways to learn any art form is by exploring a master artist's methods.

Teaching Art: How to Craft a Class

Channel: The Workspace

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Octagon Center for the Arts

Artists, have you ever wanted to teach a class, but you're unsure how to get started? Well, now's your chance!

Cost: Free

Wednesday, 07 Jun 2017

Belly Dance Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

5:45 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance! This beautiful art form is great exercise, improves your posture, and more importantly, tons of fun!

Cost: ISU $35, Public $45

Landscape Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Learn the fundamentals required to capture amazing outdoor shots in this class for beginning-to-intermediate digital photographers who want to understand the basics and bring their own unique artistic expression to landscapes and outdoor shooting.

Thursday, 08 Jun 2017

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.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water.

Friday, 09 Jun 2017

Water Day

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

2nd Fridays during summer months. A special kid-focused event about things water!

Paint Your Own Pottery: Fathers Day Gifts

Channel: The Workspace

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

No ugly ties this year!

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

Saturday, 10 Jun 2017

Discovery Station: Sea Stars

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

While at the Gardens, drop by our Discovery Station for fun activities that engage kids and adults.

Intermediate Glass Beads: Dots

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Take your dot skills up a notch! Learn new patterns, and practice using negative space, distortion, and dragging.

Cost: ISU $23, Public $33 - includes glass for class time only

Sunday, 11 Jun 2017

Joe Patrick and the Architecture of Impermanence - Artist Reception

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

Join us in celebrating Joe Patrick and the exhibition Parallels: The Architecture of Impermanence currently on view in the Brunnier Art Museum. In his paintings, Joe Patrick finds his inspiration in the Oaxacan marketplaces he has been visiting for nearly 40 years, and in his portrait drawings he depicts moments in time upon the faces of many friends in both Iowa and Mexico.

Cost: free

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 punches for $35, Public Five punches for $45

Beaded Tassel Necklace

Channel: The Workspace

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

Sift through our glass and wood bead collection for your favorites, and make an opera-length necklace.

Cost: $14