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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

Friday, 25 Aug 2017

Celebration: Women's Equality Day

Channel: Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics

10:00 am - 3:30 pm @ Plaza of Heroines, Catt Hall

Story County residents can register to vote (free cookies, brownies and lemonade for those who do). All are welcome to learn more about programs offered by the Catt Center, the Margaret Sloss Womens Center, and the League of Women Voters of Ames and Story County.

Cost: Free

Campus conversation

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ 3150 Beardshear

Campus communities continue to be leaders of change. With the events occurring at the University of Virginia, let's engage in this conversation. Come in for the full time or drop in.

Cost: free

Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome," we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your indoor or outdoor space.

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

Cyclone Invitational: Volleyball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

6:30 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

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

Cost: $5

ISU AfterDark

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm - 1:00 am @ Memorial Union

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Cost: free

Saturday, 26 Aug 2017

LEAD Retreat

Channel: Student Activities Center

All day @ YMCA Camp, Boone

The Student Activities Center in collaboration with the Department of Residence hosts an off campus, overnight retreat for the top student organization leaders at Iowa State. Specific organizations will be invited to attend based on their impact to the student body and Iowa State as a whole. The camp goes from Saturday to Sunday.

Cyclone Pride Floral Wreath Workshop

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:30 am - 11:30 am @ Reiman Gardens

Celebrate Cyclone pride with a living wreath planted in cardinal and gold!

Art Workshop: Fall Water Media with Erna Waterman

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Spend the first half hour making an abstract water media project and discussing design. You will find that being happily unaware of what will happen opens up the artist in you to the pure fascination of creating art!

Discovery Station: Sea Lions

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

While at the Gardens, drop by our Discovery Station for fun activities that engage kids and adults.

Cyclone Invitational: Volleyball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

12:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

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

Cost: $5

Cyclone Invitational: Volleyball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

6:30 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

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

Cost: $5

Concert: Geographer

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

Geographer is an indie rock band based in San Francisco, California. Lead singer Michael Deni describes his sound as being "soulful music from outer space" using analog, electronic and acoustic elements to craft dense layers and unique sound textures.

Cost: $10-$20

Sunday, 27 Aug 2017

Fanfare Concert

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

A concert to launch the new academic year featuring the faculty in the ISU music department.

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 lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Monday, 28 Aug 2017

Art + Issues: Building a Campus Community

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive and inspiring space.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Bronwyn Frame

Channel: Agronomy Department

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 3140 Agronomy Hall

Bronwyn Frame, an assistant scientist in the agronomy department's Plant Transformation Facility, is retiring. A short program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Cost: free

Class: Ice Dyeing

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Move over tie-dye, there's a new trend in town. Use fiber reactive dyes and ice to create a watercolor effect for a scarf or decorative pillowcase.

Cost: $12

Great Plants for Iowa: Conifers

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Ranging from towering trees to crawling shrubs, there is a lot to see when it comes to conifers. Did you know that not all conifers are evergreen?

Tuesday, 29 Aug 2017

Research Orientation for New Faculty

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

8:30 am - 11:00 am @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

VPR Sarah Nusser will have an open, interactive discussion with new faculty about internal funding opportunities and other topics of interest. Staff from OVPR units will be on hand to answer questions about various components of the research life cycle at Iowa State and how the OVPR can support faculty throughout the process.

Cost: free

Drawing Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Take this opportunity to learn and develop drawing skills, whether you are a beginner who likes to doodle or an artist with experience.

Cost: ISU $50, Public $60 - includes supplies

Open Mic Night

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The M-Shop, MU

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Cost: FREE

Wednesday, 30 Aug 2017

Training: Digital Accessibility

Channel: Training Courses

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ 206 Durham

"Testing Your Website for Accessibility." To ensure all the content in your website is accessible to as many users as possible, you should test using both automatic tools and manual testing. In this workshop, we'll take you through a three-step accessibility test method that includes a testing tool and manual testing with the tab key and a screen reader.

Cost: free