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What is featured?

Sunday, 01 Jun 2014

Dialogue with the Director

Jun 01, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums Director Lynette Pohlman for an inside look at the exhibition Illuminating Perception: Explorations of Light and Shadow by Mac Adams in the Christian Petersen Art Museum. The tour will continue on to the Anderson Sculpture Garden and Farm House Museum.

Argentine Tango Practica Class

Jun 01, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30 for five punches/ Public $40 for five punches

The Workspace 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 dancing better.

Monday, 02 Jun 2014

Book Club: Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All

Jun 02, 2014

6:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $5/ Public $5

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Do you describe yourself as an "uncreative" type? Or, do you identify as creative but are looking for ways to capture and incorporate those thought processes? Read and discuss Tom Kelley and David Kelley's book, Creative Confidence, in a fun, conversational atmosphere.

Zendoodle Workshop

Jun 02, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20/ Public $30 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Do you scribble patterns on notepads or junk mail? Does it relax you to doodle during class or in meetings? If so, you are already on your way to creating artful meditation.

State Fair Photo Contest Prep Class

Jun 02, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30/ Public $40 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

A step-by-step class that will get your photos prepared for submission to the Iowa State Fair Photo Contest.

Tuesday, 03 Jun 2014

Metal Clay and Fused Glass Pendants Class

Jun 03, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $63/ Public $73 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create your own beautiful focal piece using glass fusing techniques--and show it off in a custom fine silver setting.

Wednesday, 04 Jun 2014

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Jun 04, 2014

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

ISU Alumni Center

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

P&S Council meetings are open to the public.

Intermediate Photography Class

Jun 04, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $48 for members, $60 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Take your photography to the next level with this four-part class. Building on concepts from Beginner Photography with practical application and further exploration of the tools, mechanics, and process, take creative control of your photographs. Emphasis will be on improving familiarity with manual control of aperture, shutter, lighting and flash. You will need to bring your DSLR camera and a sturdy tripod to class.

Jewelry Casting Class

Jun 04, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $65/ Public $75 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Lost-wax casting is an ago-old sculptural jewelry process.

Wheel Pottery Class

Jun 04, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $100/ Public $110 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel.

Thursday, 05 Jun 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Father's Day

Jun 05, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4 plus cost of piece/ Public $5 plus cost of piece

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Give the gift of handmade for Father's Day. Make a mustache mug, a funny garden gnome, a pilsner glass...lots of possibilities for a personalized gift.

Friday, 06 Jun 2014

Graduate College: applications for graduation

Jun 06, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College applications for graduation for Summer 2014 are due in the Graduate College, 1137 Pearson Hall.

Open house: Dairy Month Celebration

Jun 06, 2014

6:00 AM - 11:00 AM

ISU Dairy Farm, 52470 260 St., Ames

free

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

The event is open to the public and will include tours of the farm (6:30-10:30 a.m.). The discovery center for children will open at 7 a.m. Free samples of milk, cheese, yogurt and ice cream will be served, courtesy of Iowa's dairy processors.

Reiman Gardens After Hours

Jun 06, 2014

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$4 for members and $8 for the general public

Reiman Gardens

Kick back and relax at Reiman Gardens' After Hours! This quarterly event is an opportunity to enjoy good company and live music in a beautiful garden setting. Reiman Gardens will showcase new plants at each event with a special signature drink.

Saturday, 07 Jun 2014

Discovery Station

Jun 07, 2014

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Admission is free for members and Iowa State University students. Price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

The purpose of Reiman Gardens' discovery stations is to add a fun, informal activity in the Gardens during the summer that relates to the themed garden areas. The discovery stations are family oriented and designed so both youth and adults can participate in the activities.

Tai Chi Class

Jun 07, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $48/ Public $58

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Learn the Yang Style Short Form as developed by Cheng Man-ch'ing. The fun, easy-to-learn movements of The Form refresh the spirit and help improve balance, posture, flexibility, confidence, circulation, and overall health and well-being.

Glass Beads Workshop: Step by Step Beads

Jun 07, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $21/ Public $31 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to layer many techniques step-by-step to create a very sophisticated bead. We will use dots, encasing, stringers, frit, raking, silver foil and more on one bead!

The Art Abandonment Project: Prints and Stamps

Jun 07, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $5/ Public $5

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Express yourself through random acts of art and join the abandonment movement! Create something for the joy of making it, and then leave it for an unsuspecting person to find - on a table at the coffee shop, on a park bench, or anywhere a stranger might stumble upon it.

Dance social

Jun 07, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Sunday, 08 Jun 2014

Alumni Across America

Jun 08, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Join photographer Jim Heemstra and VISIONS magazine editor Carole Gieseke as they share their experiences about developing the exhibition "VISIONS Across America: Portraits of Iowa State Alumni by Jim Heemstra". They will share inspiring stories about the interesting and influential ISU alumni they met while traveling across the United States.

Argentine Tango Practica Class

Jun 08, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30 for five punches/ Public $40 for five punches

The Workspace 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 dancing better.

Monday, 09 Jun 2014

Backyard Gourmet (Food in the Gardens)

Jun 09, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $12 for members, $15 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Would you be prepared to make a meal from the weeds in your own backyard? Join herbalist Lynn Parkey for a hands-on class exploring the pestilent plants that many of us disregard, like stinging nettles, cleavers, dandelions, and chickweed. This class will include a plant walk-and-pick near the woods across University Blvd., as well as a cooking demonstration and tasting back at the Gardens.

Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014

Youth Summer Camp 1: Greening Up - Sustainability

Jun 10, 2014

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $12 for members, $15 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

What is sustainability? Come to Reiman Gardens for an afternoon filled with indoor and outdoor educational activities exploring what it means to be green! Engage in several awesome hands-on activities while learning about sustainability and having fun. Perfect for ages 11-14. Summer Camp 2 is on Tuesday, July 8, and Summer Camp 3 is on Monday, August 4.

P&S Council open forum

Jun 10, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

ISU Alumni Center

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

David Biedenbach, assistant vice president for financial planning and budgets, will provide an update on the development of the FY15 budget. The open forum also will be astreamed live online.

Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014

Awareness training: Youth program staff

Jun 11, 2014

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Room 3150 Beardshear Hall

free

Office of Risk Management Training, development

Training for departmental/unit youth program leaders, camp directors and administrative assistants who provide support for youth programs. Current information on youth-related policies, procedures and forms for conducting youth programs at ISU. To register, send an email to the office of risk management.

ArtWalk - Artful Cy, The Many Images of Cyclones Across Campus

Jun 11, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Memorial Union, South entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Iowa State's Cyclone nickname may go back as far as 1895 according to the ISU Alumni Association. Join University Museums as we travel across campus and examine how the Cyclone has influenced many works of art in the Art on Campus Collection. Meet your guide at the south entrance to the Memorial Union.

Belly Dance: Technique to Choreography

Jun 11, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $35/ Public $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Explore the music and movements of the Middle East with Shiara, an accomplished performer, choreographer and instructor, as your guide. Students will learn the foundation movements specifically required to execute the short dance routine that will be taught in class. Please bring a scarf or shawl to tie around your hips and get ready to shake things up this summer!

Intermediate Photography Class

Jun 11, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $48 for members, $60 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Take your photography to the next level with this four-part class. Building on concepts from Beginner Photography with practical application and further exploration of the tools, mechanics, and process, take creative control of your photographs. Emphasis will be on improving familiarity with manual control of aperture, shutter, lighting and flash. You will need to bring your DSLR camera and a sturdy tripod to class.

Thursday, 12 Jun 2014

Youth Program: Plant Pals

Jun 12, 2014

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost per person is $2 for members, $6 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.

Lecture: Brown Bag

Jun 12, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Free for members and Iowa State students. Price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

"For the Birds - Nestbox Building Tips" presented by Pat Schlarbaum, Natural Resources Tech II, Iowa Department of Natural Resources Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program. Attend each month and experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals and lecturers.