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What is featured?

Monday, 10 Jun 2019

Junior Master Gardener Program with 4-H

Jun 10, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

New this year, join 4-H staff at Reiman Gardens for hands-on lessons created through this international youth gardening program.

Crochet Class

Jun 10, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $34 Public $44 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn basic stitches, including chain and double crochet, to make a chunky grey beanie perfect for long Iowa winters. Incorporate a "grit stitch" that makes a fun diagonal pattern so you will stay warm, but look cool. Leave class knowing how to read crochet patterns and with a new addiction to the yarn aisle.

Tuesday, 11 Jun 2019

Plant Pals

Jun 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Research workshop: FY19 IRB Regulations - 2018 Common Rule

Jun 11, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

200 Kingland Building

Research Office Training, development

Revised regulations governing the protection of human research subjects and IRB review (i.e., The Common Rule) went into effect Jan. 21, 2019. Learn about updates to the 2018 Common Rule related to IRB regulations.

21+ Paint Your Own Pottery: Game of Thrones

Jun 11, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Super-fans can replicate a sigil, write out a favorite quote, or perhaps make a Starbucks cup

Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019

Art Walk: Picture Yourself with Art

Jun 12, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Fountain of the Four Seasons, north of the Memorial Union

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Selfie Day! Iowa State University's Art on Campus Collection is a wonderful treasure. Let's take a day to celebrate our campus art by touring some of the most photogenic examples and say 'cheese'.

Stone Setting Class

Jun 12, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $35 Public $45 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Have you ever wanted to make a pendant out of that beautiful found object or polished stone? Learn to plan your design, measure and prep prongs, solder with precision, and set your stone. This is a great soldering class for all skill levels. Bring a treasure or cabochon no larger than 1.5" long and ¼" thick to class with you.

Happy Outdoor Painting Workshop

Jun 12, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create the kind of world you want to see in this oil painting class ala Bob Ross. Follow the lead of Levi Chytki using the wet-on-wet oil painting technique, and paint on an 11" x 17" canvas with basic tools - a couple brushes and a palette knife. Share paint with your neighbors as you create your version of Levi's painting while he works alongside you.

Thursday, 13 Jun 2019

Nature at Noon - Games in Ames

Jun 13, 2019

12:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Why do we play games? How do games connect people?

Kids' Story Time

Jun 13, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft. Best for children up to eight accompanied by an adult.

Pub Chair

Jun 13, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $90 Public $100 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make a tall pub chair, perfect for a counter or cocktail table. The shaped seat, angled back, and foot rails make this seating option comfortable and look great. Make one in class from select pine and leave with the plans and know-how to make more on your own.

Ukulele Lessons

Jun 13, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics needed to make music on the ever-popular ukulele. It's like a guitar, only a whole lot easier! You will learn to tune your instrument and make basic chords plus how to accompany yourself or others using basic chord charts and song sheets, all in a fun and inclusive setting. BYOU (Bring Your Own Ukulele)

Ukulele Lessons

Jun 13, 2019

7:45 PM - 8:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics needed to make music on the ever-popular ukulele. It's like a guitar, only a whole lot easier! You will learn to tune your instrument and make basic chords plus how to accompany yourself or others using basic chord charts and song sheets, all in a fun and inclusive setting. BYOU (Bring Your Own Ukulele)

Friday, 14 Jun 2019

Open house: ISU Dairy Farm

Jun 14, 2019

7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

52470 260 St., south of Ames

free

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

A celebration of dairy month. Tours will be given every 20 minutes beginning at 7:15 a.m. and ending at 11:30 a.m. Stops include the milking parlor, milk house and dairy barns. The open house includes demonstrations and best practices in animal care, product quality, safety and environmental stewardship. The dairy farm is home to 400 milking cows.

Retirement reception: Diana Madsen

Jun 14, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

ISU Foundation office, 2505 University Blvd.

free

ISU Foundation Meetings, receptions

Diana Madsen, senior director of information services at the Iowa State University Foundation, is retiring after a 25-year career.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Jun 14, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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 space.

Reiman Gardens After Hours

Jun 14, 2019

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Enjoy a catered buffet dinner, live music from the Bill Martin Group, good company, and a special opportunity to see Reiman Gardens at dusk.

Saturday, 15 Jun 2019

College Creek cleanup

Jun 15, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sections of College Creek throughout campus

free

Live Green Live Green

Small groups of volunteers will walk through designated sections of the creek along the banks and pick up trash. No time limit is required; all help is appreciated. Volunteers should register in advance and check in at the Forker Building parking lot.