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What is featured?

Monday, 24 Jun 2019

Junior Master Gardener Program with 4-H

Jun 24, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

New this year, join 4-H staff at Reiman Gardens for hands-on lessons created through this international youth gardening program.

Ceramic Box Class

Jun 24, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $15 Public $25 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to prepare clay for hand-building and use a mold to create a bowl form. Finishing will include creating decorative add-ons and texture. Bowls will be bisque fired for the second class where students will glaze their pieces for the final firing.

Tuesday, 25 Jun 2019

Plant Pals

Jun 25, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Retirement reception: Ellen Price

Jun 25, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

140 Technical and Administrative Services Building (TASF)

free

U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory Meetings, receptions

Ellen Price, an account specialist for Ames Laboratory, is retiring July 5. No program is planned.

Happy Outdoor Painting Workshop

Jun 25, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create the kind of world you want to see in this oil painting class ala Bob Ross. Follow the lead of Levi Chytki using the wet-on-wet oil painting technique, and paint on an 11" x 17" canvas with basic tools - a couple brushes and a palette knife. Share paint with your neighbors as you create your version of Levi's painting while he works alongside you.

Wednesday, 26 Jun 2019

Workshop: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Data Points

Jun 26, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you having trouble translating complex concepts to students? Would you like to better help students understand "where they're at" in a course? Do you feel confident in your conference posters? Do you want to show big impact in your promotion and tenure packet?

Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Jun 26, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

3321 290th St., Nashua, IA)

Free

Agronomy Department

Speakers include: Dennis Todey, director of the USDA's Midwest Climate Hub; Angie Rieck-Hinz, field agronomist with ISU Extension and Outreach; Stefan Gailans, research and field crops director with Practical Farmers of Iowa; Ed Zaworski, plant pathologist for the Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic at Iowa State. CCA credits are available (2 CM, 1 PM, 0.5 SW)

Retirement reception: Carl Bern

Jun 26, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sukup Atrium, Biorenewables Complex

free

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Meetings, receptions

University Professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering Carl Bern is retiring after 50+ years at Iowa State. A program will begin at 1 p.m.

Concrete & Gold Jewelry Class

Jun 26, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $27 Public $37 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Sometimes unexpected combinations of materials work together beautifully. Take the industrial look of cement and the refinement of gold leaf and create fabulous jewelry in this two-part class. The first evening will be spent casting cement, and the next will be for sanding, finishing, and adding jewelry components. Leave class with 2 pairs of stud earrings and two pendants.

Thursday, 27 Jun 2019

Kids' Story Time

Jun 27, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft. Best for children up to eight accompanied by an adult.

Youth Summer Camp #2: International Mud Day!

Jun 27, 2019

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for a full afternoon fun and educational activities celebrating International Mud Day (June 29)!

Retirement reception: Bob Dodds

Jun 27, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Room 3150 Beardshear Hall

free

ISU Extension and Outreach Meetings, receptions

Bob Dodds, assistant vice president for ISU Extension and Outreach, county services, is retiring from the university on June 30.

Muscatine Island Research & Demonstration Farm

Jun 27, 2019

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

111 North St., Fruitland, IA

Free

Agronomy Department

Speakers include: Clayton Carley, ISU graduate student talking about nodule formation on roots; Ajay Nair, associate professor and vegetable extension specailist; Dominic Snyder, ag specialist Muscatine Island Research & Demonstration Farm; Virgil Schmitt, extension field agronomist CCA credits are available (2 CM, 1 PM, 0.5 SW)

Friday, 28 Jun 2019

Graduate Student Defense Seminar

Jun 28, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

3140 Agronomy Hall

Agronomy Department

"Planting date, cultivar maturity, and environment effects on soybean yield and crop stage" by Ashlyn Kessler, Crop Production and Physiology MS candidate (Sotirios Archontoulis and Mark Licht)

Paint Your Own Pottery: Two for One Studio Fees

Jun 28, 2019

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

Grab a friend!

Saturday, 29 Jun 2019

Iowa Regional Lily Show

Jun 29, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens is pleased to host the Iowa Regional Lily Society's (IRLS) Annual Lily Show.