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Sunday, 21 Jun 2015

Father's Day

Jun 21, 2015

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

In honor of Father's Day, all dads are admitted free of charge to Reiman Gardens.

Walk-In Craft: Father's day Cards

Jun 21, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$2

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

We've got the supplies, you bring the creativity! Paper, glitter, fabric, stickers, buttons, foam shapes and more to make something special for your dad.

Argentine Tango

Jun 21, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga 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. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or socks.

Monday, 22 Jun 2015

Pass/Not Pass Deadline Session I: Summer 2015

Jun 22, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a Session I course to or from Pass/Not Pass.

Withdrawal, Add/Drop Deadline Session I: Summer 2015

Jun 22, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add/drop a course or withdraw without extenuating circumstances (Session I courses).

Herb Gardening 101 Class

Jun 22, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $16 for members and $20 for the general public. ISU students get 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

In addition to their obvious role in cooking, herbs are also attractive and add color, interesting textures and forms, and rich or subtle fragrances to the home and garden. Join Certified Master Herbalist, Gayle Curtis, for an introduction to herb gardening, and the various uses of a myriad of herbs, and walk Joey and Jesse's Herb Garden for some hands-on sampling.

Mosaic Stepping Stones Class

Jun 22, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $21, Public $31 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Brighten up your patio or flower garden for spring! Use colored glass and other embellishments to create an all-weather art piece to add to your outdoor space.

Zendoodle Workshop

Jun 22, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Do you scribble patterns on notepads or junk mail? Does it relax you to doodle during class or in meetings? If so, you are already on your way to creating artful meditation. Whether you are new to this art form or you've been doing it for years, we will explore a few structured methods so you can begin creating beautiful patterns anytime, anywhere, to achieve relaxation and mindfulness, or as an entry point to a larger work of art.

Circular Weaving Class

Jun 22, 2015

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

A fun weaving experience that allows you to play with color, texture and form. Using a variety of fiber materials including yarn, string, strips of fabric and decorative notions, create a Bohemian style rug or table mat that will be a focal point in your space.

Woodshop Orientation Class

Jun 22, 2015

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

For the beginner who wants to learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment. Proper usage of the machinery will be covered, as well as woodshop safety. This class is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Opening concert: Heartland Marimba Academy

Jun 22, 2015

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$15 suggested donation

Music Department Arts, performances

Performance featuring Clocks in Motion and ISU music lecturer Matthew Coley.

Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015

Kids' Story Time

Jun 23, 2015

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Kid’s Story Time is free for members and ISU students and included with regular price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This class is held every other Tuesday from May 12 through August 18.

Photographic Composition Class

Jun 23, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Tuesdays beginning June 2, June 9, June 16, and June 23 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Mark Stoltenberg, of Mark Stoltenberg Photography, wants you to see what he sees. Let the professional help you create stirring and beautiful compositions by learning to examine the best angles, lighting, timing, and in-camera cropping of an image.

Tango Basics

Jun 23, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Tango is a rich and complex improvisational dance, considered to be the most challenging yet most fulfilling of all the partnered dances. Starting with a salida, learn to link basic movement patterns so you can have a dancing "conversation" with your partner. Learn the language of Tango and "speak" it with the music. Tango can improve your balance, focus, sensitivity and your ability to work with and respond to a partner. Plus, it's loads of fun!

Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015

Black & White Digital Photography Class

Jun 24, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Wednesdays beginning June 3, June 10, June 17, and 24 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. This course builds on the technical foundations of digital photography, expanding practical skills while also fostering your aesthetic awareness and vision as a photographer.

Belly Dance

Jun 24, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. These classes teach the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. There are two beginning classes per evening on Wednesdays (7-8:10pm and 8:20-9:30pm). Purchase a dance punch card and attend as often as your schedule allows. Punch cards are good for 1 year from purchase date.

Concert: Marimba in the Mix

Jun 24, 2015

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$15 suggested donation

Music Department Arts, performances

Performance featuring Clocks in Motion and artists of the Heartland Marimba Academy.

Belly Dance

Jun 24, 2015

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. These classes teach the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. There are two beginning classes per evening on Wednesdays (7-8:10pm and 8:20-9:30pm). Purchase a dance punch card and attend as often as your schedule allows. Punch cards are good for 1 year from purchase date.

Thursday, 25 Jun 2015

Retirement reception: Mark Imerman

Jun 25, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Room 302 Catt Hall

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Mark Imerman, director of business relations in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is retiring.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Summer Drinkware

Jun 25, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 user fee + price of item, Public $5 user fee + price of item

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

"Painting" bisque is a fun and relaxing activity that can be done solo or with a group of friends. Whether your drink of choice is a tall glass of lemonade or a slushy margarita, personalize one for your next patio gathering Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Garden Drawing Workshop

Jun 25, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $60 for members and $75 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Thursdays beginning June 18, June 25, July 2, and July 9 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Join local artist and Creative Department founder, Yvonne Brune for a 6-week course exploring the basics of garden and nature drawing, using the indoor and outdoor gardens as inspiration. Learn techniques in pencil, pen and ink, and enrich your drawings with the use of color by working with pastels.

Plant and Flower Drawing Class

Jun 25, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $72 for members and $90 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 week course on Thursdays May 21, May 28, June 4, June 11, June 18, and June 25 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. This six-week beginner course will introduce how to use plants as the subject of art with easy approaches and successive lessons.

Intro to Social Dance Class

Jun 25, 2015

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $72 for individual members and $100 per member couples. General public individuals pay $90 and general public couples pay $125. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 week course on Thursdays beginning June 25, July 2, July 9, July 16, July 23, and July 30 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. In this 6-week course, you'll learn a variety of social dances in a beautiful garden setting, from one of the best instructors Ames has to offer! No experience necessary.

Friday, 26 Jun 2015

Graduate College students: cancel graduation

Jun 26, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day for graduate students to cancel graduation on AccessPlus without being assessed a nonrefundable graduation fee.

Tango Date Night

Jun 26, 2015

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$20 per person per evening

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Learn how to get moving on the dance floor in a fun, social environment. Different movement sequences will be introduced each evening - come once or come all 3 times! This class is open to all levels, including beginners that want to try something new.

Saturday, 27 Jun 2015

Iowa Regional Lily Show

Jun 27, 2015

All day

Reiman Gardens

Admission is free for members and Iowa State University students. Price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Hundreds of lilies from the U.S. and Canada plus a large selection of lily designs will fill the Reiman Gardens' Events Hall with color and beauty. People from all over Iowa and neighboring states come to visit the show. The IRLS Lily Show is held in a public place to expose and educate the general public about the various exotic colors, shapes and fragrance of lilies. Visitors will see hundreds of varieties from all over North America.

Family Activity: Discovery Stations

Jun 27, 2015

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Price is free for members and ISU students and included with price of general admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Drop by for fun, informal activities in the Gardens during the summer that relate to themed garden areas. Discovery Stations are family oriented and designed so both youth and adults can participate in the activities. Each discovery station focuses on a corresponding educational activity and/or garden display, as well as interpretation of the 2015theme: "Celebrating the Past & the Future."

Final concert: Heartland Marimba Academy

Jun 27, 2015

2:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$15 suggested donation

Music Department Arts, performances

Performance features all artists of the Heartland Marimba Academy and the festival orchestra.