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What is featured?

Sunday, 01 Jul 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jul 01, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Tuesday, 03 Jul 2018

Plant Pals

Jul 03, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Independence Day Fireworks

Jul 03, 2018

6:00 PM - 10:30 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. The Young Professionals of Ames, the City of Ames and Iowa State University is excited to present the fireworks.

Wednesday, 04 Jul 2018

Thursday, 05 Jul 2018

Kids' Story Time

Jul 05, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every other week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft.

Retirement reception: Rick Reedholm

Jul 05, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

0162 General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Rick Reedholm, construction manager in facilities design and construction, is retiring July 5. A program will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Haiga: Poetry and Painting

Jul 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Thursday, July 5, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Exploring the art of haiga, a style of Japanese painting that often accompanies a haiku poem, this crash combo course will offer two sessions of haiku, and two sessions of brush painting.

Friday, 06 Jul 2018

Drop deadline

Jul 06, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to drop a full-session, 12-week course without extenuating circumstances.

Retirement reception: Margaret (Maggie) Hamilton

Jul 06, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

0162 General Services Building

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Margaret (Maggie) Hamilton, building security, facilities planning and management, is retiring today. A program will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Two for One Studio Fees

Jul 06, 2018

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

Grab a friend!

Saturday, 07 Jul 2018

Watercolor: Butterflies in Flight

Jul 07, 2018

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Saturday, July 7, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Join Creative Department artist Yvonne Brune for a 4-week watercolor course examining butterfly wing patterns, floral interaction, and movement.

Willow-Framed Painted Tile Wall Art Workshop

Jul 07, 2018

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Paint a clay tile in a beautiful wash of color and build a willow frame around it with local artists Pam Dennis & Ryk Weiss.

Sunday, 08 Jul 2018

Garden Art Fair

Jul 08, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens is proud to host their annual Garden Art Fair.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jul 08, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Monday, 09 Jul 2018

Street (or Candid) Photography

Jul 09, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

2-week program on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning July 9, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Interested in taking great candid images of subjects in public places without posing them?

Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018

Plant Pals

Jul 10, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

IRB Manager End User Training

Jul 10, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Kingland Conference Room 222

free

Research Office Training, development

Attendees will learn how to navigate the electronic IRB records system and how to submit IRB protocols for review.

Botanicals & Booze: Mini Zen Dish Garden

Jul 10, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your own booze and join us for a hands-on workshop inspired by the Zen gardening approach in our summer Conservatory display, Botanical Balance.

Conquering Crappy Light & Color in Photography

Jul 10, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018

Art Walk: A Whirlwind of Art

Jul 11, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Agronomy Hall, west entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Thunderstorms rolling across the prairie and temperatures in the 90s, it must be summertime in Iowa. Join University Museums as we explore the art that captures this tempestuous season. Most of the tour will be conducted inside. Meet at the west entrance (Farm House Lane) of Agronomy Hall.

Fused Glass for Wine Lovers

Jul 11, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$14 Wine Stopper or $12 Pair of Charms

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

A quick and fun craft! Make a pair of wine charms or a bottle stopper - both useful tools, but they also make you look just a little more fancy. Choose 1" colored glass rounds that will fit perfectly in the charm and stopper blanks. Use small decorative "confetti" glass to add another splash of color. We will kiln-fire them and they will be ready to pick up in about a week.

Embroidery Class: Cactus and Succulent Workshop

Jul 11, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

No green thumb? Rifle through our shades of green embroidery floss and stitch plants that will live forever. Designs include images of sweet little succulents to prickly cacti.

Thursday, 12 Jul 2018

Plant Walk: Native Woodies

Jul 12, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Jul 12, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and get a sneak peek at Director Ed Lyon's fall trip to America's garden capital, the Brandywine River Valley in Philadelphia and Wilmington.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Jul 12, 2018

2:10 PM - 4:00 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.

Riots of Color Glass Beads Workshop

Jul 12, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create highly detailed beads loaded with color and pattern. We will utilize different kinds of stringers, twisties, color reactions, and more.

SCI Talk: Planting for Pollinators

Jul 12, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

How can you help pollinators thrive in our community?

Lecture: Nobel Prize winner Danny Shechtman

Jul 12, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Special Events Lectures

Danny Shechtman, Nobel Prize winner and professor of materials science at ISU, will deliver a public lecture, "The Role of TEM in the Discovery of the Quasi-Periodic Materials." Shechtman is a featured speaker for the International Union of Crystallography's international Conference on Aperiodic Crystals. No registration required.

Friday, 13 Jul 2018

Add/Drop deadline

Jul 13, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add/drop a course or withdraw without extenuating circumstances (Session II courses).