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Thursday, 28 Sep 2017

Book sale

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Curtiss rotunda and Molecular Biology atrium

A fundraiser for the United Way of Story County. Books and CDs are $1 each or $5 for six. DVDs are $2.

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.

Getting Started With Zotero

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Parks Library

Zotero is a great free tool for managing citations and documents,ideal for tracking sources used in your research. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword:LIB. Please let us know if you need any kind of accommodation.

Cost: free

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Channel: Alumni Association

4:00 pm - 6:30 pm @ Alumni Center

Cyclones everywhere are invited to celebrate at the ISU Alumni Center before every home football game. Enjoy giveaways, shopping, refreshments, marching band performances, Cy and spirit squad appearances, and entertainment for all ages. Doors open 3 hours prior to kick-off and end 30 minutes prior to kickoff.

Cost: 0 (charge for catered meal)

Turquoise Bracelet Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Create a lovely turquoise bracelet using wire working techniques with sterling silver.

Cost: ISU $55, Public $65- (supplies included)

Presidents Training

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:30 pm @ The Gallery, MU

President's Training must be taken annually by the chief officer(s) of every student organization. President's Training certification is valid from September 1 to August 31 of each year. If you were a student/campus organization President last year you will have to fulfill the requirement again. It's a recurring, annual expectation.

Cyclone Cinema: Cars 3

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Cost: free

Electroacoustic Improvisations

Channel: College of Design

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ ISU Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

Composer and sound artist Scott L. Miller will join saxophonist and Iowa State University faculty member Michael Giles for a one-hour performance of improvisatory electronic chamber music followed by a catered reception. Part of the 2017 Lipa Festival of Electroacoustic and Visual Music.

Cost: free

Football

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

7:00 pm @ Jack Trice Stadium

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

Cost: TBA

Paul L. Errington Memorial Lecture: Vanishing Vaquitas

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"Vanishing Vaquitas: Lessons from a Humble Porpoise" - Barbara Taylor is a conservation biologist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Southwest Fisheries Science Center and involved with recent efforts to protect the critically endangered vaquita porpoises.

Cost: free

Friday, 29 Sep 2017

Book sale

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

8:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Curtiss rotunda

A fundraiser for the United Way of Story County. Books, CDs and DVDs are available; free will donations are appreciated.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ View Part 3 on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric. View part three on your own.

Open house: Prospective Design students

Channel: College of Design

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Gallery 181, College of Design

Considering an undergraduate design program at Iowa State? Learn about the College of Design with facility tours, break-out sessions by major and an open forum with current students.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Barb Burnett

Channel: Receptions and open houses

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Barb Burnett, printing and copy services, is retiring.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Galaxy Night

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Start with a coat of black glaze and see how to add vibrant swirls and bursts of light.

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

Soccer

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

7:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

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

Cost: free

Concert: ISU Wind Ensemble

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

The ISU Wind Ensemble, conducted by Michael Golemo.

Cost: $5/$3

Performance: Out of the Fire, The Banned Books Monologues

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 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

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 their guests! Come enjoy the fun!

Cost: free

Saturday, 30 Sep 2017

Bonsai Show

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 4:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Saturday and Sunday, September 30 and October 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Reiman Gardens will host the Iowa Bonsai Association (IBA) Fall Show.

Serendipity Dyeing

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

"Making Magic with Flowers, Leaves, and Berries." Join expert Maggie Howe of Prairieland Herbs to explore a dye experience like no other.

Performance: Out of the Fire, The Banned Books Monologues

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 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

Concert: Sun Seeker

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

Sun Seeker is one of Music City's freshest new rock bands. It's inspired by 1960s legends like The Band and '90s rockers like Pavement, creating a unique blend of Southern whimsy and fuzzy, melodic rock.

Cost: $8-$10

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