Saturday, 26 Jul 2014
Workshop: Make an Alien Plant
Channel: Reiman Gardens
9:00 am - 12:30 pm @ Reiman GardensJoin 2014 Alien Invasion artists Pam Dennis & Ryk Weiss for a workshop to create an alien plant to grow in a dark corner of your house or garden. Use willow, tooled metal, paper pulp, screen & a variety of repurposed objects. Participants need to bring sharp pruning shears, a small hammer, wire cutters, needle nose pliers, & small found objects. Willow, nails, screen, paper pulp & some found objects will be provided for participants to share.
Cost: Cost is $40 for members, $50 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.
"Little Dresses for Africa" Work Weekend
Channel: The Workspace
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial UnionSimple dresses made out of pillowcases provide relief and hope for the children of Africa.
Cost: No Cost
American Solar Challenge Showcase
Channel: College of Engineering
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Iowa State Center (D-2) parking lotAmes will serve as a race car checkpoint for the 2014 Americal Solar Challenge. The competing solar cars, including ISU's Team PrISUm, will stop en route from Omaha to La Crosse, Wisconsin. The cars in the cross-country race are designed, built and driven by college teams. Activiites and displays are part of the free public event.