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Sunday, 17 Apr 2016

Make Masks & Puppets for the All Species Parade

Apr 17, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Ames' second annual All Species One Earth Parade will be held downtown on Saturday, April 23. Animal masks, costumes and puppets are encouraged, and The Workspace can help.

Argentine Tango Practica

Apr 17, 2016

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

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

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.

Monday, 18 Apr 2016

Documentary & Discussion: White People

Apr 18, 2016

6:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"White People" is a first-of-its-kind documentary exploring whiteness and the intersection of race and immigration in an increasingly diverse America. It was produced, directed and hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas as part of MTV's Emmy Award-winning Look Different Campaign. (41 min)

Tuesday, 19 Apr 2016

BBQ: Student Alumni Association

Apr 19, 2016

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

free

Alumni Association Student activities

Renew or sign up for a 2016-17 Student Alumni Association membership and get a free lunch.

Arbor Day planting: Witchhazel Walk

Apr 19, 2016

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Between Horticulture Hall and Osborn Drive

free

Student Organizations Special events Student activities

The Graduate Student Horticulture Society is leading a planting day, including over 75 shrubs and trees along the sidewalk between Horticulture Hall and Osborn Drive. In addition to members of GSHS, volunteers from the undergraduate Horticulture Club and students in the Landscape Architecture program will participate.

Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Deb Cassidy

Apr 19, 2016

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Deborah Cassidy is a professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies.

Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016

Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Ross Parke

Apr 20, 2016

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Alumni Center ballroom

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

The final lecture of the Future of Healthy Families series features Hilton Endowed Chair Ross Parke. He will be joined by the series speakers via live web feeds. A reception and HDFS graduate student poster session immediately follows the lecture, 4-5:30 p.m.

Lucky Penny Necklace

Apr 20, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, graduation and spring weddings are coming up soon! Stamp LUCK into a penny and make it into a pendant or keychain.

Lecture: Food Regimes, Food Sovereignty and Agroecology

Apr 20, 2016

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Eric Holt-Gimenez is the executive director of the Institute for Food and Development Policy, better known as Food First. The organization was founded in 1975 by Joseph Collins and Frances Moore Lappe and promotes access to healthy, ecologically produced, and culturally appropriate food. Holt-Gimenez worked for more than two decades with small-scale farmers in Mexico and Central America and prior to joining Food First served as the Latin...

Lecture: The Syrian Refugee Crisis

Apr 20, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

James Gelvin is a professor of Middle Eastern history at the University of California, Los Angeles, and author of "Divided Loyalties: Nationalism and Mass Politics in Syria at the Close of Empire."

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Apr 20, 2016

10:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 21 Apr 2016

Lecture: The Press, the Presidency and the Campaign

Apr 21, 2016

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Steve Thomma is Senior White House Correspondent and political editor for McClatchy.

The Future of Water: Assessing Sustainability from Space

Apr 21, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Ronald Lecture Series in Environmental Conservation. Bridget Scanlon heads the Sustainable Water Resources Program and is Senior Research Scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin.

Friday, 22 Apr 2016

Reception: Biorenewables Art Competition

Apr 22, 2016

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Lobby, Biorenewables Research Laboratory

free

Bioeconomy Institute Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

This 7th annual competition is a collaboration between the Bioeconomy Institute and the College of Design's integrated studio arts program. Award winners will be announced during a 4:15 p.m. program.

Friday Night PYOP: Flower Pots & Yard Art

Apr 22, 2016

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 Studio Fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 Studio Fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

We will show you the basics of Paint Your Own Pottery, and then we will fire it within a week for you to come pick up.

Lecture: An Earth Day Reading

Apr 22, 2016

7:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"All the Land to Hold Us" Part of the Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series.

General B and The Wiz w/ The Weathered Heads

Apr 22, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$5 Students / $7 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

General B and the Wiz is an indie/psych rock band with a blues influence from Minneapolis, MN which initially started as a duo between college roommate Quincy Voris and Seth Duin in the fall of the 2009.

Saturday, 23 Apr 2016

SCAVMA Scamper 5K/10K Run/Walk

Apr 23, 2016

10:00 AM

College of Veterinary Medicine

$25 ($20 for students)

College of Veterinary Medicine Student activities

The College of Veterinary Medicine will host its 33rd annual SCAVMA (Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Association) Scamper 5K/10K run/walk. This is a dog-friendly race and competitors are encouraged to bring their canine companions. Entry fee includes chip timing, a race T-shirt, post-race refreshments and an entry for one of several door prizes.

Bob Schneider

Apr 23, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$15 Students / $20 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Bob Schneider is a fixture on the Austin, TX music scene, having kicked around for years in various bands before embarking on a solo career in 1999. Born in Michigan and partially raised in Germany, he dropped out of the University of Texas at El Paso to front his first band, the funk and rap outfit Joe Rockhead.