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Thursday, 17 Jan 2019

Caterpillar Club

Jan 17, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Bookmobile: Ames Public Library

Jan 17, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Between Parks Library and Morrill Hall

free

Community activities

In partnership with the university library, the Ames Public Library's Bookmobile added a regular Iowa State stop to its weekly route. The Bookmobile will park in the turnaround between Parks Library and Morrill Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays. Items from the Ames Public Library (for all ages) can be checked out, returned or reserved in advance for pick up.

Research workshop: Bridging the Divide Brown Bag

Jan 17, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

3155 Marston Hall

free

Office of the Vice President for Research Training, development

Bring your lunch (and your questions) to find out how the Bridging the Divide seed funding grant program could help get your research or scholarly project off the ground.

Nature at Noon: The Magic of Plants

Jan 17, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Hear from Director Ed Lyon as he presents a program on the magic of plants! Bring your lunch to the Gardens each month and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2019 theme, Toys & Games.

Retirement reception: Harry (Jack) Horner

Jan 17, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Molecular Biology Building atrium

free

Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Department Meetings, receptions

Harry T. (Jack) Horner, University Professor of genetics, development and cell biology, retired from Iowa State last June 30 after 50-plus years on the Iowa State faculty. Due to circumstances, the department reception was delayed until now.

A Discussion with President Wintersteen

Jan 17, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

free

ISU Retirees Association Meetings, receptions

President Wendy Wintersteen will discuss her vision, direction and priorities for Iowa State. Questions are welcome. The discussion will be preceded by a 2:30 p.m. reception. Everyone is welcome; hosted by the ISU Retirees Association.

Walk-in Craft: Fired Ink Art

Jan 17, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create swirls and blurs of vibrant color on glass using alcohol inks and a little bit of fire. We will seal the design and slip it into an 8 x 10 frame for an instant masterpiece!

Wellness Expo

Jan 17, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

State Gym

free

Recreation Services Student activities

Learn about the resources available on campus to help you find your way to a holistic, healthy lifestyle. Activities include personal training assessments, sample fitness classes, meditation exercises, outdoor rec contests, action planning and mindful eating exercises. Whirlybird smoothie samples will be available.

Crafty Cocktail Night: Origami Insectarium

Jan 17, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us at the Gardens after hours for a creative project while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting!

Cyclone Cinema: Crazy Rich Asians

Jan 17, 2019

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Crazy Rich Asians is a PG-13 comedy-drama rated 4.5 stars. Watch a complicated love story unfold between the extremely wealthy Nick Young and econ professor Rachel Chu. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.