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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.

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Channel: University Relations

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

Individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents' June 7-8 meeting in Cedar Falls.

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

Meeting: Presidential Search Committee

Channel: University Relations

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Uelner Executive Board Room, Alumni Center

At this initial meeting, the committee will receive its formal charge, discuss the scheduling of public listening sessions about qualities needed by the next president, and talk about next steps.

Cost: free

Open forum: Business services VP finalist

Channel: Public Safety

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm @ Oak Room, Memorial Union

Candidate names of the three finalists will be announced on the workday prior to each visit.

Cost: free

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.

Seminar: Navigating the IRB Submission Process

Channel: Office for Responsible Research

11:00 am - 12:30 pm @ 2015 Morrill Hall

Institutional Review Board 101: Navigating the IRB Submission Process, will provide you with tips on developing and submitting protocols to the Institutional Review Board.

Cost: free

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

Open house: ISU Dairy Farm

Channel: Animal Science Department

6:00 am - 11:00 am @ 52470 260 St., south of Ames

A celebration of dairy month. Tours will be given every 30 minutes beginning at 6:30 a.m. and ending at 10:30 a.m. Stops include the milking parlor, milk house and dairy barns.

Cost: 0, open to the public

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