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Thursday, 04 Oct 2018

Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 10:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Join us this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Plant Walk: Underused Plants

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 11:45 am @ Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Join our Plant Collections Curator on an in-depth walk through the gardens to learn about that are underused in residential gardens.

3-Part Series: Sketchnoting for Visual Note Taking and more

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

12:10 pm - 1:30 pm @ 2030 Morrill

Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, Assistant Professor of Industrial Design will show you the essentials of Sketchnoting, a pattern-based notetaking strategy that actively engages learners.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Lynnette Witt

Channel: U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm @ 140 Technical and Administrative Services Facility

Lynnette Witt is retiring from the Ames Laboratory. Reception is an open house with no formal program.

Cost: free

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Grad Students: Everything you need to know about the Library

Channel: University Library

3:10 pm - 4:30 pm @ Parks Library

Grad Students: Learn how to find dissertations, influential research articles and important journals in your subject area! Find out who is your subject librarian, and learn about Library services that can help facilitate your research and writing! Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

Cost: free

What's New at Apple

Channel: ISU Book Store

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm @ ISU Book Store-Tech CYte

Find out what's new from Apple from our Apple Campus Rep!

Cost: Free

Lecture: From Iowa Cornfield to New York Boardroom

Channel: Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication

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

"From the Iowa Cornfield to the New York Boardroom," Kim Guthrie, president of Cox Media Group. Guthrie will draw form her own experience in broadcasting and advertising as she shares advice on getting a foot in the door, getting promoted and becoming a leader, along with trends in digital media. Greenlee School Futures Forum.

Lecture: Soil Carbon Sequestration for Climate Change Mitigation

Channel: Lectures Program

4:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy Hall

"Soil Carbon Sequestration for Climate Change Mitigation: What We Can Expect," William Schlesinger, member of the NAS and former director of the Cary Institute and former Dean of Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment. Improved soil management is increasingly pursued to ensure food security for the world's rising global population, with the ancillary benefit of storing carbon in soils to lower the threat of climate change.

Cost: free

Opening Night Tailgate for "Hometown Teams" Exhibit

Channel: Student Activities Center

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Douglas Avenue in Downtown Ames

Join us in downtown Ames for the opening night of the Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibit, "Hometown Teams" The Hometown Teams exhibit captures the stories that unfold on neighborhood fields and courts, and the underdog heroics, larger-than-life legends, fierce rivalries and gut-wrenching defeats. For more than 100 years, sports have reflected the trials and triumphs of the American experience and helped shape the national character.

Cost: Free

Acrylic Painting Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly. Learn basic color theory as well as painting from both life and photographs.

Cost: ISU $72 Public $82 (supplies included)

Cyclone Cinema

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

Incredibles 2 - The family of superheroes is back but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of "normal" life. It's a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack's emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again.

Cost: free

Lecture: Making T-Shirts Out of Pop Bottles

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Mike Draper is the owner of RAYGUN, the Des Moines-based T-shirt company known for its Iowa-themed apparel with its own quirky and unique sense of humor.

Cost: free

The Illusionists

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

We welcome The Illusionists, a mind-blowing spectacle that showcases the talents of five of the most incredible illusionists on earth. Audiences will witness stunning acts of grand illusion, levitation, mind-reading, disappearance, and for the first time ever in history, a full view water torture escape.

Cost: $35-$80

Cyclone Cinema

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

Incredibles 2 - The family of superheroes is back but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of "normal" life. It's a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack's emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again.

Cost: free