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Sunday, 01 Oct 2017

Eye Contact: The Iowa State Portrait Collection

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

The ISU Portrait Collection portrays individuals who helped shape our culture and whose lives tell significant Iowa State stories. University Museums Director Lynette Pohlman will share some of these stories and talk about the tradition of portraiture at Iowa State.

Cost: free

Performance: Out of the Fire, The Banned Books Monologues

Channel: ISU Theatre

2:00 pm @ Fisher Theater

The Forward Theatre Company of Madison Wisconsin first performed this series of monologues written mostly by those in the area on the subject of banned books from various points of view. Banned books included range from "James and the Giant Peach" to "Lady Chatterley's Lover". Permission has been given for ISU students to include their monologues on the subject as well. This production opens on the Friday of National Banned Books Week.

Cost: $11-$18

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 lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Performance: Climate Change Theatre

Channel: English Department

5:00 pm - 6:45 pm @ Parks Library lawn

ISU students and Ames community members will perform Climate Change Theatre Action, a a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings. A sustainability resource fair will be held during intermission.

Cost: free

Monday, 02 Oct 2017

Family Yoga: Stories with a Twist

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Warm up in these light-hearted parent/child yoga classes that incorporate stories about autumn. A four-week program.

ISU Blood Drive

Channel: Special Events

10:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Students, faculty and staff and encouraged to donate blood during the ISU Blood Drive.

Performance: Climate Change Theatre

Channel: English Department

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm @ Parks Library lawn

ISU students and Ames community members will perform Climate Change Theatre Action, a a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings.

Cost: free

Craft of the Month

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

"Sugar Skulls." Use our supplies to decorate a paper mache skull just in time for this year's Dia de los Muertos on November 1 & 2.

Cost: $8

Culinary Boot Camp

Channel: Food Science and Human Nutrition

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ 0135 MacKay Hall

All ISU students are invited to register for Culinary Boot Camp. The first of four sessions will feature different fruit and veggie salsas with homemade tortilla chips. Upon the completion of all four sessions, attendees will receive a $15 HyVee gift card.

Cost: $15

Beginner Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Monday, October 2, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & "tips and tricks".

Cost: $95 ($76/members, $64.60/ISU students)

Intermediate Soap Making Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

If you know the basics of making soap from scratch using the cold-process method, add artistry techniques. Learn and experiment with many procedures such as swirl, wire, funnel, embeds, and more!

Cost: ISU $45, Public $55 - includes supplies

Introspective Writing

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Monday, October 2, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. With the Gardens as inspiration, engage in writing about what resides within through quiet introspection and reflection.

Wheel Pottery Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Cost: ISU $120, Public $130 - includes supplies

Performance: Climate Change Theatre

Channel: English Department

7:00 pm - 8:45 pm @ Ames Public Library auditorium

ISU students and Ames community members will perform Climate Change Theatre Action, a a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings. A sustainability resource fair will be held during intermission.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017

ISU Blood Drive

Channel: Special Events

10:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Students, faculty and staff and encouraged to donate blood during the ISU Blood Drive.

Retirement Workshop: Investment Planning

Channel: University Human Resources

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

Provides an overview of the various types of investment instruments so that you can determine which investment strategies will be suit your needs. Registration requested.

Cost: free

Campus conversation

Channel: Lectures Program

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 198 Parks Library

This campus conversation will focus on current events and their impacts on the ISU community. A presentation by ISU police Officer Natasha Greene and Lt. Josh Hale will feature information about hate crimes (Hate Bias 101) and conclude with small group discussions. All are welcome.

Cost: free

Night Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Tuesday, October 3, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Learn how to capture images of the moon, star trails, and city lights as Mark Stoltenberg helps you practice the techniques of taking night images with existing light.

Concert: Flor (RESCHEDULED to February 8th)

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

Indie-pop band Flor has toured with the likes of Halsey and Hayley Kiyoko, whose own indie-electronic sounds mesh well with the band.

Cost: $8-$10

Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017

ISU Blood Drive

Channel: Special Events

10:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Students, faculty and staff and encouraged to donate blood during the ISU Blood Drive.

Parent/Child Dance & Movement

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Wednesday, October 4, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Parents, bring the young ones out to the Gardens for a spirited movement program with Board-Certified Movement Therapist Camilla Kottman.

Lecture: Urban Design, the Landscape Way

Channel: College of Design

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Room 130 College of Design

Jean Trottier, an associate professor of landscape architecture at the University of Manitoba and a member of the Council for Canadian Urbanism, will share his thoughts on a landscape-centric urbanism through five themes: scale shifting, time warping, dynamic tectonics, the in-between and the situated imaginary. Part of the Master of Urban Design/Master of Design in Sustainable Environments Lecture Series.

Cost: free

Light Painting 201 (Photography)

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Wednesday, October 4, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. NEW CLASS! Taking what you learned from the "original" Light Painting class, let's dive deeper and see what we can explore!

Series: Made in the Shade

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

The problem with a maturing home landscape is that all of those gorgeous trees you have been nurturing to their magnificent adult size are now diminishing those full-sun perennial beds! A four-week program.

Cost: $20-$75 (discounts for students and members)

Volleyball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

6:30 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Baylor. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Cost: $5

Lecture: How Demographic Change and Economic Inequality Are Reshaping Society

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Portrait of America" - John Iceland, Professor of Sociology and Demography at Penn State University, is the George M. Beal Distinguished Lecture in Rural Sociology. Iceland is the author of the new book "Race and Ethnicity in America."

Cost: free

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ M-Shop

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Cost: $1

Thursday, 05 Oct 2017

Bake sale

Channel: College of Design

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ College of Design atrium

Proceeds of the sales benefit the United Way of Story County.

ISU Blood Drive

Channel: Special Events

10:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Students, faculty and staff and encouraged to donate blood during the ISU Blood Drive.

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.