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What is featured?

Sunday, 27 Jul 2014

"Little Dresses for Africa" Work Weekend

Jul 27, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

No Cost

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Simple dresses made out of pillowcases provide relief and hope for the children of Africa.

Argentine Tango Practica Class

Jul 27, 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, 28 Jul 2014

Basketweaving II Class

Jul 28, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $15/ Public $25 Including Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Think outside the (square) box and learn to weave a triangular base. Create a basket that perfectly tucks into any corner.

Great Plants for Iowa Series: Tropicals Inside and Out

Jul 28, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$16 for members, $20 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This series will allow participants to develop knowledge of the wide variety of garden plants that grow well in Central Iowa. Covering nearly 500 plants, these 16 classes are spread across several years. Each class focuses on identification, cultural requirements, and the use of the plants in gardens and the broader landscape.

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014

Kids' Story Time

Jul 29, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is free for members and with the price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Retirement reception: Bob Elbert

Jul 29, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

University Relations Meetings, receptions

University photographer Bob Elbert is retiring.

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014

Knit In And Yarn Swap

Jul 30, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $6/ Public $6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Want to start a new project, but have questions about a pattern? Would you like to learn a new knitting technique? Just want to come hang out with your fellow fiber enthusiasts?

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Popcorn Bowls

Jul 31, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4/ Public $5 Studio Fee (not including selected bisque)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Everyone needs a good bowl for popcorn during this year of sequels and remakes. Personalize for you or your favorite movie night buddy.

Workshop: Nature Journaling

Jul 31, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $38 for members, $47.50 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Thursdays, July 17, July 24, July 31, & August 7 Whether you are a budding naturalist, artist, or writer, Reiman Gardens is the ideal setting to observe and record pollinating insects, tropical butterflies, and native flora and fauna. Yvonne Brune of Creative Department will lead you through different garden areas exploring techniques to capture your experiences in nature through writing or sketching. Ages 10+

Friday, 01 Aug 2014

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Aug 01, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

University Relations Meetings, receptions

At this public hearing, individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents Aug. 6 telephonic meeting.

Dance social

Aug 01, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Pioneer 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.

Saturday, 02 Aug 2014

Youth Activity: Discovery Station

Aug 02, 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.