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Thursday, 17 Aug 2017

Destination Iowa State

Channel: Office of Admissions

All day @ Iowa State University

A three-day, interactive bridge program that helps new students meet their peers, learn how to navigate campus and start off on the path to academic success. With a balance between fun activities and learning opportunities, students who participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience will feel like true members the Iowa State community. This program is for new students only. Online registration is available.

Kids Story Time

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

*NEW DAY! This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Friday, 18 Aug 2017

Destination Iowa State

Channel: Office of Admissions

All day @ Iowa State University

A three-day, interactive bridge program that helps new students meet their peers, learn how to navigate campus and start off on the path to academic success. With a balance between fun activities and learning opportunities, students who participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience will feel like true members the Iowa State community. This program is for new students only. Online registration is available.

Retirement reception: Mark Chidister

Channel: College of Design

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ College of Design atrium

Mark Chidister, associate professor emeritus of art and visual culture and former senior associate dean for planning and academic personnel in the College of Design, retired June 30. He will be honored during the college's fall welcome reception. A program will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Cost: free

Soccer

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

7:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

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

Cost: free

Saturday, 19 Aug 2017

Destination Iowa State

Channel: Office of Admissions

All day @ Iowa State University

A three-day, interactive bridge program that helps new students meet their peers, learn how to navigate campus and start off on the path to academic success. With a balance between fun activities and learning opportunities, students who participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience will feel like true members the Iowa State community. This program is for new students only. Online registration is available.

Volleyball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

1:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Cardinal & Gold Scrimmage. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Cost: free

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017

Cyclone Fan Fest

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Bergstrom Football Complex

Kick off the 2017-18 sports season with an interactive sports festival that includes autographs, inflatables, face painting, games and more. Cyclone coaches, athletes and spirit squad will be available for photos and autographs. Cy's Locker Room will be on site with Cyclone merchandise and food trucks will offer menu items and refreshments.

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

Monday, 21 Aug 2017

Fall semester begins

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day @ Iowa State University

Classwork begins for the fall 2017 semester.

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 3:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Looking for a great place to experience the Solar Eclipse of 2017 with others? Join us for this rare celestial event!

Aug/Sept Craft of the Month- Framed Dry Erase Board

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Go through our stash of fancy papers and glue together a background to put in an 11" x 14" frame.

Cost: $10

Welcome Reception at the Brunnier

Channel: University Museums

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

The Iowa State Deans, Vice President for Research, Vice President for Extension and Outreach, and University Museums would like to welcome everyone back to campus at a reception in the Brunnier Art Museum. ISU faculty and staff are encouraged to attend to greet colleagues and network while also celebrating the opening of the new portrait exhibition - Faces of Iowa State. All are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017

LGBTQIA+ Community Welcome

Channel: Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Welcome event for the Iowa State lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual, ally, and plus community! All are welcome!

Cost: free

Wednesday, 23 Aug 2017

Fused Glass Pendant Walk-In

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Design a one-of-a-kind pendant while learning the basics of glass fusing.

Cost: $16

Barrel racing competition

Channel: Student Organizations

7:30 pm @ ISU rodeo arena, State Avenue

The ISU Rodeo Club hosts a biweekly barrel racing summer series. Warmups begin at 5:30 p.m., spectators are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair; no grandstand seating is available. Contestants of all ages can enter, including youth (18 and younger). Top performers win cash prizes. Additional proceeds from the entry fees support club activities.

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, 24 Aug 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.

Bookmobile: Ames Public Library

Channel: Community activities

11:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Driveway between Parks and Morrill

In partnership with the university library, the Ames Public Library's Bookmobile added a regular Iowa State stop to its weekly route. The Bookmobile will park in the turnaround driveway between Parks Library and Morrill Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays. Items from the Ames Public Library (for all ages) can be checked out, returned or reserved in advance for pick up.

Cost: free

Auditions: Out of the Fire, The Banned Books Monologues

Channel: ISU Theatre

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ 0308 Carver Hall

Auditions are open to all ISU students. There are also a number of roles available to adults ages 40 and over.

Auditions: The Children's Hour

Channel: ISU Theatre

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ 0308 Carver Hall

Auditions are open to all ISU students. Roles are available for 12 women and 2 men.

Glitter Postcards

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

A quick and dirty (glittery) craft! Pick a vintage postcard and choose an element in the imagery that you'd like to redesign, then glue and glitter.

Cost: $1 per postcard