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What is featured?

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 12, 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.

Thursday, 16 Aug 2018

Destination Iowa State

Aug 16, 2018

All day

Iowa State University

Office of Admissions Student activities

A three-day, interactive bridge program that helps new students meet their peers, learn how to navigate campus and start off on the path to academic success. With a balance between fun activities and learning opportunities, students who participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience will feel like true members the Iowa State community. This program is for new students only. Online registration is available.

Friday, 17 Aug 2018

Destination Iowa State

Aug 17, 2018

All day

Iowa State University

Office of Admissions Student activities

A three-day, interactive bridge program that helps new students meet their peers, learn how to navigate campus and start off on the path to academic success. With a balance between fun activities and learning opportunities, students who participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience will feel like true members the Iowa State community. This program is for new students only. Online registration is available.

Saturday, 18 Aug 2018

Destination Iowa State

Aug 18, 2018

All day

Iowa State University

Office of Admissions Student activities

A three-day, interactive bridge program that helps new students meet their peers, learn how to navigate campus and start off on the path to academic success. With a balance between fun activities and learning opportunities, students who participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience will feel like true members the Iowa State community. This program is for new students only. Online registration is available.

Sunday, 19 Aug 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 19, 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, 20 Aug 2018

Craft of the Month: Inked Coasters

Aug 20, 2018

2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Using the brilliant colors of alcohol ink, create abstract, bubbly patterns on a set of four coasters.

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018

Sharpie Mugs Walk-in Craft

Aug 21, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Decorate a white mug with special markers that can be heat-set for washability. We will have design ideas for inspiration including coffee quotes, ways to create patterns, and fancy monogram examples.

Wednesday, 22 Aug 2018

Watercolor Bookmarks Walk-in Craft

Aug 22, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$1

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make a splash of watercolor on heavy paper and leave with a bookmark, or small work of art.

WelcomeFest

Aug 22, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Student activities

Freebies and Info from Ames Businesses & ISU Departments.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Aug 22, 2018

9:00 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, 23 Aug 2018

Try the Pottery Wheel

Aug 23, 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Not ready to commit to a pottery class? Experience throwing on the wheel with Workspace potters!

Woodshop Orientation

Aug 23, 2018

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included + $6 optional purchase)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 23, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 23, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Friday, 24 Aug 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Aug 24, 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

We like big cups and we cannot lie! From traditional coffee mugs to ones shaped like owls and elephants, we have mugs of all sizes and styles.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 24, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War- Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Comedian Alice Wetterlund

Aug 24, 2018

9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Free Crafts at ISU AfterDark

Aug 24, 2018

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU Students: Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

ISU students are invited to the MU for free late-night activities held three times a semester. Come make a Mini Palette Coaster for our fall kick-off event.

ISU AfterDark

Aug 24, 2018

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 24, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Comedian Pete Davidson

Aug 24, 2018

11:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Saturday, 25 Aug 2018

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 25, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 25, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Sunday, 26 Aug 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 26, 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.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 26, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 26, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Monday, 27 Aug 2018

Canvas Photo Transfers Walk-in Craft

Aug 27, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Turn a favorite photograph into a work of art! We will show you the steps to transferring a printed image onto a small canvas. Leave it simple, or give it a vintage look by trying some distressing techniques. Bring in a 5"x7" or smaller image printed on regular white paper (not the actual photograph).

Tuesday, 28 Aug 2018

ISU Veterans Compass

Aug 28, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Academic calendar Student activities

Veterans Compass is an informational briefing focused specifically on the Veteran and military-affiliated student experience. Attendance at one of the sessions is not required, but is highly encouraged if you are a veteran, military personnel or military family member enrolling for the first time at Iowa State. Attendees will learn more about military education benefits, available resources and ways to succeed at ISU. RSVP requested.

ISU Veterans Compass

Aug 28, 2018

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Academic calendar Student activities

Veterans Compass is an informational briefing focused specifically on the Veteran and military-affiliated student experience. Attendance at one of the sessions is not required, but is highly encouraged if you are a veteran, military personnel or military family member enrolling for the first time at Iowa State. Attendees will learn more about military education benefits, available resources and ways to succeed at ISU. RSVP requested.

Mat Cutting Workshop

Aug 28, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 & Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to size mats, cut straight and beveled edges, and hinge-mount artwork with our handy-dandy mat cutter.