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What is featured?

Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019

Plant Pals

Jul 16, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Walk-in Craft: Fired Ink Art

Jul 16, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create swirls and blurs of vibrant color on glass using alcohol inks and a little bit of fire. We will seal the design and slip it into an 8 x 10 frame for an instant masterpiece!

Floral Design: Shabby to Chic: Repurposed Containers

Jul 16, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your own container from home to repurpose into a floral vessel.

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2019

Farewell reception: Keith Robinder

Jul 17, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

Join the Dean of Students Office to say farewell to Dr. Keith Robinder. After nearly a decade of service to the Dean of Students Office and Iowa State University, Keith is off on a new adventure as the Campus Vice President of Student Affairs at St. Louis Community College- Meramec Campus on August 5, 2019.

Behind the Scenes: Dancing Chimes

Jul 17, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join Education Manager Sara Merritt to hear the history behind Reiman Gardens' permanent outdoor toy, the Dancing Chimes (even learn the patterns to play real songs!)

Sewing Lessons

Jul 17, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you. Choose one of the dates below to work one-on-one with Judy and learn the skills you need to keep going on your own. Bring in your machine or borrow one of ours and begin making beautiful things, one stitch at a time

Thursday, 18 Jul 2019

Kids' Story Time

Jul 18, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft. Best for children up to eight accompanied by an adult.

Plant Walk: Native Plants of Iowa (Woodies, Prairie Plants, Perennials)

Jul 18, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself - join Lindsey Smith, Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator, for in-depth walking tours of the plants and flowers that make this place so special.

Friday, 19 Jul 2019

Intensive thesis and dissertation writing retreat

Jul 19, 2019

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

0308 Elings Hall

free

Graduate College Training, development

Whether you still need to write several chapters of your thesis or dissertation or you are finishing up the final pages, this retreat will allow you the time and space needed to focus on completing your document.

Ladies in Science: The Scientific Method

Jul 19, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Ladies, join us for a unique educational event celebrating women and girls in science!

Paint Your Own Pottery: Bubble Painting

Jul 19, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Blow bubbles on your bisque with a straw and paint, and bursting outlines will appear on your finished piece.

Saturday, 20 Jul 2019

Garden Peace Post Workshop

Jul 20, 2019

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Looking for a fun way to spend a Saturday afternoon? Join DeDee Birdsall of Two Sisters Paint Palette for a unique workshop where you will paint your own four-foot garden peace pole.

Walk-in Craft: Harry Potter Wands

Jul 20, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

The wand chooses the wizard, but exceptions are made in the Workspace

Brit Floyd World Tour

Jul 20, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$50-$65; VIP $172

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Brit Floyd, a Pink Floyd tribute show, is performing a 40th anniversary celebration of Pink Floyd's "The Wall" and other popular songs from the band.

Sunday, 21 Jul 2019

Insect Hotels - Family Workshop

Jul 21, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Work with local artists Pam Dennis and Ryk Weiss to create your own insect hotel to attract and house beneficial insects like bees and other pollinators.

Monday, 22 Jul 2019

Junior Master Gardener Program with 4-H

Jul 22, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

New this year, join 4-H staff at Reiman Gardens for hands-on lessons created through this international youth gardening program.

Tuesday, 23 Jul 2019

Plant Pals

Jul 23, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC and IBC Protocols Using a-tune

Jul 23, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

202 Kingland Conference Room

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian, and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC or IBC Protocols Using a-tune

Jul 23, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

202 Kingland Conference Room

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian, and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.