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Saturday, 06 Oct 2018

Family Weekend Open House

Oct 06, 2018

All day

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

The Workspace welcomes families of our Iowa Staters! Drop in to see our creative spaces and stay for free crafts.

5K: Paws to Cure Cancer

Oct 06, 2018

8:00 AM

Campanile north lawn

$20

Student Organizations Student activities

A 5K fundraiser for the Boo Radley Foundation, a nonprofit supporting comparative cancer research. This event is dog friendly (provided the remain on leash, are well behaved, and provide proof of rabies vaccine). Water and snacks will be provided to all participants. Hosted by the Pre-Veterinary Club.

Bonsai Show

Oct 06, 2018

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

October 6, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and October 7, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Please join us at Reiman Gardens for the annual bonsai exhibit in conjunction with the Iowa Bonsai Association. Bonsai, an ancient Asian art form that weds horticulture and art, is a rapidly growing and popular passion in the west.

Arm Knitting

Oct 06, 2018

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring any yarn you might want to use - literally any weight or kind - and learn to make a stylish chunky cowl or scarf knitted with your arms.

6-on-6 Basketball Gallery Talk and Collection Day

Oct 06, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Ames Public Library

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Special events

10-10:30am Presentation to commemorate and reflect on this uniquely Iowan Sport. 10:30-2pm - Collection of stories & photos

Ames Art Studio Tour

Oct 06, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

College of Design atrium

free

Community activities Arts, performances Special events

The College of Design is one of 13 stops on the Ames Community Arts Council Studio Tour. The College of Design will feature open studios in ceramics, printmaking, textiles, woods, metals, photography, digital media and painting. Students will be available to display current works and talk to the public about what they are learning.

Workshop: CELT Accessibility Awareness Week: Hands-on accessibility - Headings

Oct 06, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will work on adding headings to documents using Microsoft Word. A course syllabus would be a great document to bring for this workshop, however any document will work.

Crafts and Draughts

Oct 06, 2018

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Welch Avenue in Campustown

ISU & Public: Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Special events

Crafts & Draughts in Campustown will feature crafting projects led by volunteers from The Workspace. Crafts are designed to be fun and easy for everyone. There will also be live music, food from Campustown vendors and of course - local craft brews. Bring your family and friends to enjoy a laid-back afternoon in Campustown.

Harvest Fest

Oct 06, 2018

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

3715 W 190th St, Ames IA 50014 (Next to Lacewing Acres)

Admission Free. Food Tickets $2 - cash only.

Live Green Live Green

Come and enjoy the food sourced from the local food system of Ames, Iowa. Featuring local chefs serving creative and specialty dishes. Come celebrate with food, live music, Lacewing Acres farm tours, and farmer presentations!

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 06, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Incredibles 2 - The family of superheroes is back but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of "normal" life. It's a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack's emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again.

Performance: This is Not a Pipe Dream

Oct 06, 2018

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$5-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

Inspired by the life and work of surrealist painter Rene Magritte, the play by Barry Kornhauser follows a young boy who wants to be an artist. Though his desire is dismissed by his father as "a pipe dream," he is encouraged by his mother and begins a quest into the delightfully absurd magic-realism of Magritte's famous paintings.

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 06, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Incredibles 2 - The family of superheroes is back but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of "normal" life. It's a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack's emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again.

Sunday, 07 Oct 2018

Bonsai Show

Oct 07, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

October 6, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and October 7, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Please join us at Reiman Gardens for the annual bonsai exhibit in conjunction with the Iowa Bonsai Association. Bonsai, an ancient Asian art form that weds horticulture and art, is a rapidly growing and popular passion in the west.

Ames Art Studio Tour

Oct 07, 2018

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

College of Design atrium

free

Community activities Arts, performances Special events

The College of Design is one of 13 stops on the Ames Community Arts Council Studio Tour. The College of Design will feature open studios in ceramics, printmaking, textiles, woods, metals, photography, digital media and painting. Students will be available to display current works and talk to the public about what they are learning.

Soccer

Oct 07, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State soccer hosts Baylor.

Developing Empathy: The Refugee Experience

Oct 07, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Held in the exhibition Unpacked: Refugee Baggage, participants will be facilitated in making contemporary connections to the refugee experience using the reflective model developed by the civics education organization, Facing History and Ourselves.

Performance: This is Not a Pipe Dream

Oct 07, 2018

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$5-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

Inspired by the life and work of surrealist painter Rene Magritte, the play by Barry Kornhauser follows a young boy who wants to be an artist. Though his desire is dismissed by his father as "a pipe dream," he is encouraged by his mother and begins a quest into the delightfully absurd magic-realism of Magritte's famous paintings.

Collage of Choirs

Oct 07, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10 / $5 Tickets available at the CY Stephens box office.

Music Department Arts, performances

All the choirs perform, Iowa State Singers, ISU Statesmen, Cantamus Women's Choir, Lyrica Women's Choir

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 07, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 07, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Incredibles 2 - The family of superheroes is back but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of "normal" life. It's a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack's emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again.

NBA Exhibition: Minnesota vs. Milwaukee

Oct 07, 2018

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$15-$28

Athletics Athletics

An NBA exhibition game featuring the Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Milwaukee Bucks.

Concert: Brett Young

Oct 07, 2018

8:00 PM

Hansen Ag Student Learning Center

$25-$35

Student Union Board Student activities

Brett Young is a pop country singer and song writer. Best known for his hit's such as Mercy, In Case You Didn't Know and Like I loved You.

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 07, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Incredibles 2 - The family of superheroes is back but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of "normal" life. It's a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack's emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again.

Monday, 08 Oct 2018

Manage Your Canvas Course - Group Work and Collaboration

Oct 08, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore options for group work and collaboration in Canvas.

Online event, How Can We Identify Implicit Biases in Ourselves and Others? (CIRTLCast Series - Part 2 of 4)

Oct 08, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

3019 Morrill Hall or View on your own register through CIRTL through link below

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Most often, implicit bias is subtle and unconscious, both of which pose challenges to fostering awareness. The STEM community's resistance to evidence of implicit bias compounds these challenges further (Handley, Brown, Moss-Racusin, & Smith, 2015).

Research workshop: Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process - Part I

Oct 08, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

This is the first session in a four-part series that looks more closely at the components of the IRB submission process. In this session, you will learn how to determine whether IRB oversight is required for your project. We'll also explain the various levels of IRB review (Exempt, Expedited, Full Committee).

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Oct 08, 2018

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$5

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

Beyond Legacy: Archive and History

Oct 08, 2018

4:00 PM

Upper Rotunda, Parks Library

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"Beyond Legacy: Archives and History" Dr. Meredith Evans is a trained archivist, a professional librarian, and a published scholar, with specialties in development of exhibition and record-keeping programs, records management and digital library program initiatives, and reference services in libraries and archives.

Casting Metal for Jewelry Class

Oct 08, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $60 Public $70 (Supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to both hand-carve and mold forms that will be cast in brass.

Lecture: Watergate 45 years later: What Have We Learned?

Oct 08, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Panelists will discuss lessons learned from Watergate and their applicability today.