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Saturday, 23 Apr 2016

Butterfly Survey Network Training

Apr 23, 2016

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Take an active role in conservation as a citizen scientist through the Iowa Butterfly Survey Network (IBSN), with this free training from our entomology staff.

Discovery Stations

Apr 23, 2016

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens' discovery stations add a fun, informal activity in the gardens, and are family oriented and designed so both youth and adults can participate.

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.

Engineering with LEGO MINDSTORMS

Apr 23, 2016

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Saturday, April 23 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., or 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. NO program during lunch 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Kids, keep your parents outside while you join Iowa State University students in the Toying with Technology class for an activity at Reiman Gardens exploring engineering!

Design Thinking in Action: New Ways to Reuse Recyclable Materials

Apr 23, 2016

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Wheatsfield Cooperative, 413 Northwestern Ave., Ames


College of Design Meetings, receptions

Students in the spring 2016 DES 230: Design Thinking class, taught by architecture senior lecturer Patience Lueth, will share projects in an exhibition celebrating Earth Day at Wheatsfield Cooperative in Ames. The project helped students learn about the process of design thinking by giving them the opportunity to tackle an everyday problem and create an everyday reusable product while relating to tangible clients and stakeholders.

Auditions: Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

Apr 23, 2016

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

2140 Pearson Hall

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Roles available for 3 men and 5 women. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script, improvisational storytelling, and singing. No advance preparation necessary. Stop by 2130 Pearson Hall to sign up for an audition time! Auditions are open to all ISU students. Visit for more details.


Apr 23, 2016

4:00 PM

Forker courts


Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Wisconsin, Milwaukee. In the case of inclement weather, competition will be moved to the Ames Racquet and Fitness, 320 S. 17th Street, Ames.

Bob Schneider

Apr 23, 2016

9:00 PM


$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.