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Sunday, 08 Oct 2017

31st annual Run for the Roses

Channel: Greek Affairs

9:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Ames Middle School, 3915 Mortensen Rd.

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

Cost: $25 through Sept. 30, $35 race day

Soccer

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

12:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Cost: free

Performance: Out of the Fire, The Banned Books Monologues

Channel: ISU Theatre

2:00 pm @ Fisher Theater

The Forward Theatre Company of Madison Wisconsin first performed this series of monologues written mostly by those in the area on the subject of banned books from various points of view. Banned books included range from "James and the Giant Peach" to "Lady Chatterley's Lover". Permission has been given for ISU students to include their monologues on the subject as well. This production opens on the Friday of National Banned Books Week.

Cost: $11-$18

Printmaking Demonstration with Master Printer Asa Wentzel Fisher

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

Come to the Brunnier Art Museum to see a printmaking demonstration. Asa Fisher from 505 Press of Ames will be demonstrating relief and letterpress printmaking techniques while also providing insight and commentary on the current exhibition of prints by Amy Worthen.

Cost: free

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace

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

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

Concert: Hawthorne Heights

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

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

Cost: $12-$18

Monday, 09 Oct 2017

The Wright Stuff: First in Flight

Channel: Iowa State Center

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Stephens Auditorium

Barely out of their teens, two plucky bicycle mechanics team with their studious sister to out-invent the world's top scientists and achieve the timeless dream of flight.

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

The Wright Stuff: First in Flight

Channel: Iowa State Center

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Barely out of their teens, two plucky bicycle mechanics team with their studious sister to out-invent the world's top scientists and achieve the timeless dream of flight.

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Open forum: Finalist for ISU presidency

Channel: Office of the President

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

One of four candidates invited to interview on campus. The candidate's name and CV will be shared the morning of Oct. 8.

Cost: free

Film: Washed Ashore, Art to Save the Sea

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

The project, based in Bandon, Oregon, involves collecting, washing and sorting plastic that has washed up on Oregon beaches, and repurposing it into art that is awakening the hearts and minds of viewers to the global marine debris crisis. Reiman Gardens is the first botanical garden to exhibit a collection of monumental sculptures made from this debris, and we invite you to a free public viewing of this feature-length film to learn more.

Cost: free

Leadership Workshop Series: Building a Common Purpose

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ The Gallery, MU

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.

Cost: free

Panel: Columbus Day and Representation of American Indians in Art

Channel: University Museums

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

"Erasure and Invisibility: A Conversation on Columbus Day and Representation of American Indians in Art." When these narratives are contrasted with artwork and images of American Indians made by American Indians, how might our understanding change? Using works of art from the permanent collection by N.C. Wyeth, Juane Quick-to-See Smith, Dan Namingha and others, explore how the narrative on American Indians evolves.

Cost: free

Pink Hat Revolution!

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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.

Cost: $15

Lecture: National Defense and International Security

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017

Training: Youth program leaders and administrators

Channel: Environmental Health & Safety

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 1020 4-H Extension Building

Information for youth program leaders, administrators and student organization officers regarding youth-related policies, procedures and forms for successfully conducting youth programs at ISU.

Seminar: P&S Classification and Compensation Review update

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Ask questions about the review and the process.

Cost: free

CANCELED: Faculty Senate meeting

Channel: Faculty Senate

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

The meeting was canceled so representatives could attend an open forum for a presidential finalist. The meeting will not be rescheduled. The next meeting is Nov. 14.

Cost: free

Open forum: Finalist for ISU presidency

Channel: Office of the President

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

One of four candidates invited to interview on campus. The candidate's name and CV will be shared the morning of Oct. 9.

Cost: free

Herbal Preparations for Cold/Flu Season

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Learn how to make herbal teas and tinctures to combat cold and flu season from Certified Master Herbalist Gayle Curtis.

Striped Cutting Board Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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

Cost: ISU $58, Public $68- includes supplies

Artist's Reception: "Faces of Iowa State" exhibit

Channel: University Museums

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

Join us in celebrating Rose Frantzen and the 39 portraits included in the Faces of Iowa State exhibition currently on view in the Brunnier Art Museum. These new paintings completed over the past 14 months celebrate the tradition and the impact of portraiture at ISU and show the development of ISU as a story of democracy where the vision, dreams, and actions of individual people play a vital role in how our collective identity is shaped.

Cost: free

Auditions: A Christmas Carol

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Fisher Theater Lobby

This show has a large cast and there are many roles available! Come to 0310 Carver Hall to obtain audition materials, sign up to audition, or borrow a copy of the script. Performance dates will be December 1-10. E-mail jfcox@iastate.edu with questions.

Open Mic Night

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The M-Shop, MU

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)

Cost: FREE

Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017

Major Fair

Channel: Student Counseling Service

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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

Cost: $6

Meet and greet: ISU Veterans

Channel: Veterans Center

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Pride Lounge, Memorial Union

The faculty, staff and student veteran meet and greet is planned as a part of the Veterans Learning Community, but all student veterans and family members are invited. The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity for students to meet and network with faculty and staff from across ISU. This is a come and go event; feel free to stop by. RSVP is appreciated.

Cost: free

Open forum: Finalist for ISU presidency

Channel: Office of the President

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

One of four candidates invited to interview on campus. The candidate's name and CV will be shared the morning of Oct. 10.

Cost: free

Artful Yoga

Channel: University Museums

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. Please arrive a few minutes early for a brief discussion of the current exhibition with a yoga twist. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat. Free, but online registration required. Sponsored by University Museums and Rec. Services.

Cost: free

Volleyball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

6:30 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Kansas State. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Cost: $5

Auditions: A Christmas Carol

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Fisher Theater Lobby

This show has a large cast and there are many roles available! Come to 0310 Carver Hall to obtain audition materials, sign up to audition, or borrow a copy of the script. Performance dates will be December 1-10. E-mail jfcox@iastate.edu with questions.