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Saturday, 06 Oct 2018

Family Weekend Open House

Channel: Student Activities Center

All day @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

The Workspace welcomes families of our Iowa Staters! Drop in to see our creative spaces and stay for free crafts.

Cost: ISU & Public: Free

5K: Paws to Cure Cancer

Channel: Student Organizations

8:00 am @ Campanile north lawn

A 5K fundraiser for the Boo Radley Foundation, a nonprofit supporting comparative cancer research. This event is dog friendly (provided the remain on leash, are well behaved, and provide proof of rabies vaccine). Water and snacks will be provided to all participants. Hosted by the Pre-Veterinary Club.

Cost: $20

Bonsai Show

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 6:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

October 6, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and October 7, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Please join us at Reiman Gardens for the annual bonsai exhibit in conjunction with the Iowa Bonsai Association. Bonsai, an ancient Asian art form that weds horticulture and art, is a rapidly growing and popular passion in the west.

Arm Knitting

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:30 am - 11:30 am @ Reiman Gardens

Bring any yarn you might want to use - literally any weight or kind - and learn to make a stylish chunky cowl or scarf knitted with your arms.

6-on-6 Basketball Gallery Talk and Collection Day

Channel: Student Activities Center

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Ames Public Library

10-10:30am Presentation to commemorate and reflect on this uniquely Iowan Sport. 10:30-2pm - Collection of stories & photos

Cost: Free

Ames Art Studio Tour

Channel: Community activities

10:00 am - 4:00 pm @ College of Design atrium

The College of Design is one of 13 stops on the Ames Community Arts Council Studio Tour. The College of Design will feature open studios in ceramics, printmaking, textiles, woods, metals, photography, digital media and painting. Students will be available to display current works and talk to the public about what they are learning.

Cost: free

Workshop: CELT Accessibility Awareness Week: Hands-on accessibility - Headings

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

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ 2015 Morrill Hall

Participants will work on adding headings to documents using Microsoft Word. A course syllabus would be a great document to bring for this workshop, however any document will work.

Cost: free

Crafts and Draughts

Channel: Student Activities Center

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Welch Avenue in Campustown

Crafts & Draughts in Campustown will feature crafting projects led by volunteers from The Workspace. Crafts are designed to be fun and easy for everyone. There will also be live music, food from Campustown vendors and of course - local craft brews. Bring your family and friends to enjoy a laid-back afternoon in Campustown.

Cost: ISU & Public: Free

Harvest Fest

Channel: Live Green

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ 3715 W 190th St, Ames IA 50014 (Next to Lacewing Acres)

Come and enjoy the food sourced from the local food system of Ames, Iowa. Featuring local chefs serving creative and specialty dishes. Come celebrate with food, live music, Lacewing Acres farm tours, and farmer presentations!

Cost: Admission Free. Food Tickets $2 - cash only.

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

Performance: This is Not a Pipe Dream

Channel: Theatre

7:30 pm @ Fisher Theater

Inspired by the life and work of surrealist painter Rene Magritte, the play by Barry Kornhauser follows a young boy who wants to be an artist. Though his desire is dismissed by his father as "a pipe dream," he is encouraged by his mother and begins a quest into the delightfully absurd magic-realism of Magritte's famous paintings.

Cost: $5-$18

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