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Monday, 29 Apr 2019

Butterfly: The Story of a Life Cycle

Apr 29, 2019

10:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium


Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Celebrate the magical life cycle of the Monarch butterfly as larger-than-life puppetry is used to illustrate the microscopic world of insects. This production offers a magnified look at metamorphosis through the eyes of Mari the Monarch as she grows from a tiny egg to a beautiful butterfly!

Open house: CALS Study Abroad Office

Apr 29, 2019

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

0018 Curtiss Hall


College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions Student activities

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Study Abroad Office will be open for all students to learn more about study abroad opportunities. Refreshments will be provided.


Apr 29, 2019

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Parks Library, upper rotunda


University Library Student activities

Comfort dogs will be available during dead week, along with chair massages and other stress-reducing activities.

Great Plants for Iowa: Spring & Summer bulbs

Apr 29, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens


Reiman Gardens

Many of these wonderful plants burst into bloom early in the season, so we've moved our class so we can actually see them! Learn more about the dozens of colorful blooms that grow from bulbs, corms, rhizomes and tubers in the Iowa garden. Preregistration with prepayment is required by April 28.

Workshop: Revise, Rewrite and Rework

Apr 29, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens


Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

A 3-week creative writing course introducing an eight-point format for revising writing, whether poetry or prose. Revising the early drafts of authors' work is the time where everything is made more vivid, more coherent, and more powerful. The work comes alive. The course is structured for both beginners and those wishing to polish their writing skills. Class members will take home a workbook of handouts and reference materials.