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What is featured?

Sunday, 01 Oct 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 01, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Performance: Climate Change Theatre

Oct 01, 2017

5:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Parks Library lawn

free

English Department Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

ISU students and Ames community members will perform Climate Change Theatre Action, a a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings. A sustainability resource fair will be held during intermission.

Monday, 02 Oct 2017

Performance: Climate Change Theatre

Oct 02, 2017

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM

Parks Library lawn

free

English Department Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

ISU students and Ames community members will perform Climate Change Theatre Action, a a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings.

Craft of the Month

Oct 02, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

"Sugar Skulls." Use our supplies to decorate a paper mache skull just in time for this year's Dia de los Muertos on November 1 & 2.

Intermediate Soap Making Workshop

Oct 02, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

If you know the basics of making soap from scratch using the cold-process method, add artistry techniques. Learn and experiment with many procedures such as swirl, wire, funnel, embeds, and more!

Wheel Pottery Class

Oct 02, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120, Public $130 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Performance: Climate Change Theatre

Oct 02, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Ames Public Library auditorium

free

English Department Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

ISU students and Ames community members will perform Climate Change Theatre Action, a a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings. A sustainability resource fair will be held during intermission.

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017

Concert: Flor (RESCHEDULED to February 8th)

Oct 03, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$10

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Indie-pop band Flor has toured with the likes of Halsey and Hayley Kiyoko, whose own indie-electronic sounds mesh well with the band.

Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017

Lecture: How Demographic Change and Economic Inequality Are Reshaping Society

Oct 04, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Portrait of America" - John Iceland, Professor of Sociology and Demography at Penn State University, is the George M. Beal Distinguished Lecture in Rural Sociology. Iceland is the author of the new book "Race and Ethnicity in America."

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 04, 2017

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, 05 Oct 2017

Leadership Workshop Series: Personal Values

Oct 05, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Pioneer Room, MU

Student Activities Center Diversity Student activities Training, development

The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out. During these workshops, you will have the opportunity to engage in activities and discussions that will help you establish your personal values, learn some tips and tricks on how to build a common purpose and community, as well as strategies for empowering your members to lead.

Cyclone Cinema: The Hitman's Bodyguard

Oct 05, 2017

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

William K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture

Oct 05, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Lectures Student activities

"Suddenly, suddenly, then all of a sudden: A tale of resiliency, entrepreneurship and the value of mentors" - Joe Kerns of Ames-based Kerns and Associates has been a consultant in agricultural operations and the animal production industry for more than 25 years.

Concert: Bryce Vine

Oct 05, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10-$15

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Bryce Ross-Johnson, known by his stage name Bryce Vine is an American rapper and singer from New York City.

Lecture: The Social Justice Origins and Future of Latinx Studies

Oct 05, 2017

8:00 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

free

Lectures Program Diversity Lectures Student activities

Latino/a Heritage Month speaker Ginetta Candelario is professor of sociology and Latin American & Latino/a Studies at Smith College, where her teaching focuses on race and ethnicity in the Americas and Latina/o communities in the United States and Latin American.

Friday, 06 Oct 2017

Lecture: Financial Regulation and Reform

Oct 06, 2017

11:00 AM

Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

Lectures Program Lectures Student activities

Michael Piwowar was appointed to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2013 and currently serves as Acting Chairman of the Commission. He was the Republican chief economist for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and the lead Republican economist on the four SEC-related titles of the Dodd-Frank Act and the JOBS Act. Part of the Stafford lecture series on banking.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Skull Night

Oct 06, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

From creepy Jack Sparrow and scary Eddie from Iron Maiden to vibrant sugar skulls, paint a cranium that celebrates your favorite skeletal character

Comedian T.J. Miller

Oct 06, 2017

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Great Hall at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$30 public/$20 with ISU Student ID

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Named one of Variety's "Top 10 Comics to Watch," and EW's "Next Big Things in Comedy," and featured in HBO's Silicon Valley, Deadpool & Office Christmas Party.

Sunday, 08 Oct 2017

31st annual Run for the Roses

Oct 08, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ames Middle School, 3915 Mortensen Rd.

$25 through Sept. 30, $35 race day

Greek Affairs Student activities

Iowa State's Alpha Omicron Pi women's fraternity is hosting this annual philanthropic event to benefit arthritis research.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 08, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Concert: Hawthorne Heights

Oct 08, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$12-$18

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Hawthorne Heights is an emo rock band based out of Ohio, formerly known as A Day in the Life.

Monday, 09 Oct 2017

Leadership Workshop Series: Building a Common Purpose

Oct 09, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Gallery, MU

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Student activities Training, development

The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out. During these workshops, you will have the opportunity to engage in activities and discussions that will help you establish your personal values, learn some tips and tricks on how to build a common purpose and community, as well as strategies for empowering your members to lead.

Pink Hat Revolution!

Oct 09, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$15

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Pink, cat-eared hats have adorned thousands in the Women's March on January 21. Make your own Pusseyhat, a symbol of support and solidarity for women's rights. Choose between knitting, crochet or sewing fleece.

Lecture: National Defense and International Security

Oct 09, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Lectures Student activities

Maj. Gen. Clinton E. Crosier is Director of Operational Capability Requirements and Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Requirements for the U.S. Air Force at the Pentagon.

Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017

Striped Cutting Board Class

Oct 10, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $58, Public $68- includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Using strips of hardwood like maple, walnut and cherry, create a cutting board that will be a beautiful addition to your kitchen.

Open Mic Night

Oct 10, 2017

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, MU

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017

Major Fair

Oct 11, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Counseling Service Conferences Diversity Student activities

More than 100 ISU majors and minors are represented in one room. This event is for students who are open-option, undecided, thinking about changing their major or struggling to find a career path.

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 11, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

Concert: Dustin Lynch

Oct 11, 2017

8:00 PM

Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

$25-$35

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Dustin Lynch is an American country music singer and songwriter, signed to Broken Bow Records. Lynch has released two albums for the label: a self-titled album in 2012, and Where It's At two years later. He has also released eight singles, of which four have reached the No. 1 position on Country Airplay.

Concert: together PANGEA

Oct 11, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

together PANGEA is an American rock band from Santa Clarita, California that is based out of Los Angeles. Opening acts for the band include Tall Juan and Daddy Issues.