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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

Craft of the Month

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

"Sugar Skulls." Use our supplies to decorate a paper mache skull just in time for this year's Dia de los Muertos on November 1 & 2.

Cost: $8

Culinary Boot Camp

Channel: Food Science and Human Nutrition

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ 0135 MacKay Hall

All ISU students are invited to register for Culinary Boot Camp. The first of four sessions will feature different fruit and veggie salsas with homemade tortilla chips. Upon the completion of all four sessions, attendees will receive a $15 HyVee gift card.

Cost: $15

Beginner Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Monday, October 2, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & "tips and tricks".

Cost: $95 ($76/members, $64.60/ISU students)

Intermediate Soap Making Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

If you know the basics of making soap from scratch using the cold-process method, add artistry techniques. Learn and experiment with many procedures such as swirl, wire, funnel, embeds, and more!

Cost: ISU $45, Public $55 - includes supplies

Introspective Writing

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Monday, October 2, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. With the Gardens as inspiration, engage in writing about what resides within through quiet introspection and reflection.

Wheel Pottery Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Cost: ISU $120, Public $130 - includes supplies

Performance: Climate Change Theatre

Channel: English Department

7:00 pm - 8:45 pm @ Ames Public Library auditorium

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

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017

Research Workshop: Sponsored Funding Budgets

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

8:30 am - 10:00 am @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

"Sponsored Funding Budget Basics." In this session you will learn about practical tools and strategies for developing your proposal budget according to agency requirements. Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop if one is available, though it is not required to attend.

Cost: free

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.

Retirement Workshop: Investment Planning

Channel: University Human Resources

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

Provides an overview of the various types of investment instruments so that you can determine which investment strategies will be suit your needs. Registration requested.

Cost: free