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What is featured?

Saturday, 01 Jul 2017

Discovery Stations: Water Bottle Jelly

Jul 01, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

While at the Gardens, drop by our Discovery Station for fun activities that engage kids and adults.

Summer Crafts: Beaded Wind Chime

Jul 01, 2017

4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$12

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Raid our bead stash and put together 5 strands ending each with a small bell. Attach them to a piece of driftwood and add an ornament to your garden or patio, or display it as a decorative mobile inside your space.

Monday, 03 Jul 2017

Independence Day Fireworks

Jul 03, 2017

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens is open all day on July 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to the conclusion of the fireworks display which is across the street from the Gardens.

Tuesday, 04 Jul 2017

University holiday

Jul 04, 2017

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Offices are closed and classes are recessed.

Thursday, 06 Jul 2017

Kids Story Time

Jul 06, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Jul 06, 2017

1:10 PM - 4:10 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Farewell reception: Cynthia Jenks

Jul 06, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

301 Spedding Hall

free

U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory Meetings, receptions

Cynthia Jenks, assistant director of scientific planning at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, is leaving after 24 years of service. She accepted a position with the USDOE's Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Illinois.

Shibori Dye Class

Jul 06, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU $52, Public $62 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

The Japanese art of shibori uses folded, bound, stitched, compressed and twisted cloth resulting in a variety of dye patterns.

Friday, 07 Jul 2017

Paint Your Own Pottery: Dots, Stripes & Patterns

Jul 07, 2017

4:00 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

Repetition of dots, stripes and shapes are an easy way to decorate pottery. The resulting patterns make even the least-confident painter look like a PYOP pro.

Saturday, 08 Jul 2017

Glass Beads Intensive Workshop

Jul 08, 2017

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU $47, Public $57 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful glass beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire!

Sunday, 09 Jul 2017

Garden Art Fair

Jul 09, 2017

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens is proud to host their annual Garden Art Fair on Sunday, July 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jul 09, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five punches 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.

Monday, 10 Jul 2017

Conquering Crappy Light & Color in Photography

Jul 10, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

2-week program Mondays & Wednesdays beginning July 10, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Sometimes photographers have to shoot in less than ideal lighting situations. This can be particularly intimidating for beginning photographers.

Film: Washed Ashore, Art to Save the Sea

Jul 10, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

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.

Peace Pole Class

Jul 10, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace

ISU $45, Public $55 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a meaningful addition to your garden or yard with a Peace Pole.

Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017

3-Part Series: ThinkSpace Workshop, a web-based tool for learning (July 11-13 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)

Jul 11, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1540 Lagomarcino Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

ThinkSpace is an online platform that empowers you to create higher-order learning in your discipline by breaking complex problems into bite-sized pieces. It's a suite of powerful tools with the pedagogy baked right in--helping you to build critical thinking into face-to-face, online, blended, team-based or individual settings.

Plant Pals

Jul 11, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Plant Pals is growing! Join us WEEKLY as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

P&S Council Seminar: Thriving well at work

Jul 11, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pioneer, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

"Thriving well at work: mindfulness techniques to empower individuals to navigate stressful work situations," Nora Hudson, assistant fitness director, recreation services. Learn and experience various mind/body techniques such as simple yoga poses, breathing and mindfulness exercises with the intention of helping you develop a self-care toolbox to incorporate into your daily life routine.

Creative Writing

Jul 11, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Tuesdays beginning July 11 for 4 weeks, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. With the Gardens as inspiration, engage in writing about what resides within through quiet introspection and reflection.

Photo Recipes

Jul 11, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

2-week program Tuesdays & Thursdays beginning July 11, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. This photography class with professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg is a collection of "how to" recipes, and features a wide range of topics including how to shoot fireworks, foggy days, vacations, indoor and outdoor sports, and more.

Wednesday, 12 Jul 2017

Dedication: Kemin Food Science Laboratory

Jul 12, 2017

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

1951 Food Sciences Building (CCUR Theater)

free

Food Science and Human Nutrition Academic calendar Special events

A newly renovated food science teaching laboratory, made possible by a charitable contribution from Mary A. Kelleher Nelson and R.W. Nelson and Kemin Industries, will be dedicated with a ribbon cutting. Tours of the new lab will follow the ceremony.

Free Admission Day

Jul 12, 2017

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

It's important to make the beauty and educational value of Reiman Gardens as available as possible to all.

Lunch Bunch

Jul 12, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring a sack lunch and enjoy a free youth story time program by the Ames Public Library at Reiman Gardens. Perfect for kids ages 0 - 5.

Workshop: Inclusive Classroom Faculty Development Workshop

Jul 12, 2017

1:10 PM - 4:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Today's university classrooms are more diverse than in the past. With this diversity of students comes the need to ensure the learning environments associated with courses are inclusive and designed to support all students. This faculty workshop includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Meet-A-Scientist

Jul 12, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Current science gets up close and personal during Reiman Gardens' free admission day.

Intermediate Glass Beads: Surface Design

Jul 12, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU $25, Public $35 - includes glass for class time only

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Experiment with etching, pixie dust, and baking soda to produce a variety of looks including pearl finishes and beach glass looks.

Thursday, 13 Jul 2017

Kids Story Time

Jul 13, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Jul 13, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water.