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What is featured?

Sunday, 01 Sep 2019

Soccer vs. Purdue

Sep 01, 2019

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Soccer: Iowa State vs. Purdue

Monday, 02 Sep 2019

University holiday

Sep 02, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

University offices are closed and classes are recessed.

Tuesday, 03 Sep 2019

Walk-In Craft: Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelets

Sep 03, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Start by finding a mix of gemstones, add a clay bead and make your stretchy bracelet. Choose an essential oil that will help you to de-stress, motivate, focus or relax and add a couple drops to clay bead. Take home a sample of oil to freshen up this new addition to your wellness toolkit.

Beginner Ukulele Lessons 1

Sep 03, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Billy Kearney Learn the basics needed to make music on the ever-popular ukulele. It's like a guitar, only a whole lot easier! You will learn to tune your instrument and make basic chords plus how to accompany yourself or others using basic chord charts and song sheets, all in a fun and inclusive setting.

Volleyball vs. South Dakota

Sep 03, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Volleyball: Iowa State vs. South Dakota

Drawing Class

Sep 03, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $58, Public $68

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Jordan Stout Take this opportunity to learn and develop drawing skills, whether you are a beginner who likes to doodle or an artist with experience. Students will be guided through a variety of exercises to enhance your drawing technique including line, perspective, light and shadow, and composition, while developing hand-eye coordination and confidence.

Beginner Ukulele Lessons 2

Sep 03, 2019

7:45 PM - 8:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Billy Kearney For the beginner who needs help moving beyond basic strumming and open chords (ex: C, G, Am, F...). Classes will focus on improving chord changes, chords and playing techniques. Classes will be tailored to the students' skill level.

Open Mic Night

Sep 03, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$0

Student Union Board Student activities

Open Mic Night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 04 Sep 2019

ReACT Exhibition Opening Reception

Sep 04, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Reiman Gallery (lower level), Morrill Hall

University Museums Arts, performances

Opening reception for the first ReACT Exhibition of the fall semester It Starts with Us: Civility and the 21st Century Land Grant Mission

Turquoise Bracelet Class

Sep 04, 2019

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $60, Public $70

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Terrie Hoefer Turquoise adorned royalty of ancient Egypt including Nefertiti and Cleopatra, two intelligent and powerful women. Create a lovely turquoise bracelet using wire working techniques with sterling silver, and let it remind you of your own beauty and strength.

SUB Parking Ramp Movie: Avengers Endgame

Sep 04, 2019

9:00 PM

MU Parking Ramp

$0

Student Union Board Student activities

Bring a cozy blanket or a chair! Doors open at 8 p.m. and the rain location is the Sun Room in the Memorial Union.

Thursday, 05 Sep 2019

Information session: Proposed Healthy Life Center

Sep 05, 2019

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU WellBeing Meetings, receptions

Nancy Carroll, executive director of Heartland Senior Services and a member of the Healthy Life Center steering team, will provide a 30-minute overview of the proposed Healthy Life Center, followed by a Q&A. Refreshments will be provided. No registration needed.

Retirement open house: Mark L. Murphy

Sep 05, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Room 301 Spedding Hall

free

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

Mark L. Murphy, chief operating officer at Ames Laboratory, is retiring.

Happy Outdoor Painting Workshop

Sep 05, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25 single workshop or $85 for all four workshops, Public $35 single workshop or $125 for all four workshops

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create the kind of world you want to see in this oil painting class ala Bob Ross. Follow Levi Chytka using wet-on-wet oil painting technique on a canvas with basic tools. Immerse yourselves in the happy trees, little squirrels, and warm sun on the MU terrace on the west side of the building (Rain location is the Workspace).

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 05, 2019

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $110, Public $120

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Greg Lamont Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel. Move on to forming bowls, mugs, vases and plates, and learn handle-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Lecture: Communications and Civility in Our Democracy

Sep 05, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

S.E. Cupp is a political commentator, culture critic, and host of CNN's weekly program "Unfiltered." She is recognized for encouraging honest and respectful dialogue around politics, religion, and the media in American life.

Friday, 06 Sep 2019

Garden Quilt Show

Sep 06, 2019

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

September 6, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. September 7, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and September 8, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The annual Garden Quilt Show returns, bigger and better than ever!

Paint Your Own Pottery: Tacos, Waffles & Ramen

Sep 06, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

The three major food groups for college students should have a special bowl, plate or mug for consumption! We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select. Drop off but give yourself an hour.

C-HOP Festival Master Class - Orchestration at the Organ

Sep 06, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall (Music Hall Room 140)

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Michael Elsbernd, guest organist sponsored by the Sukup Family of Sheffield, Iowa

Volleyball vs. Penn State

Sep 06, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Volleyball: Iowa State vs. Penn State (Cyclone Invitational)

C-HOP Concert LIVE Webcast featuring ISU Keyboard faculty and students

Sep 06, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall (Music Hall Room 140)

$15

Music Department Arts, performances

Janci Bronson, piano Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano Tin-Shi Tam, carillon Miriam Zach, organ & harpsichord

Saturday, 07 Sep 2019

Introduction to Ecoprinting on Fabric

Sep 07, 2019

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn to create beautiful printed impressions on cotton and silk using fresh or dried leaves with Maggie Howe, of Girl with a Sword Productions.

Monarch Tagging

Sep 07, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Come out to Reiman Gardens to learn from the experts about why we tag monarchs, how to track them, and tag your very own monarch that you can follow on Monarch Watch.

C-HOP Festival Concert 31st Annual Organists of Iowa - Eastern European Organ Music

Sep 07, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall (Music Hall Room 140)

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Michael Elsbernd, guest organist sponsored by the Sukup Family of Sheffield, Iowa

Sunday, 08 Sep 2019

Volleyball vs. LSU

Sep 08, 2019

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Volleyball: Iowa State vs. LSU (Cyclone Invitational)

Soccer vs. Omaha

Sep 08, 2019

2:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Soccer: Iowa State vs. Omaha

Argentine Tango Lessons

Sep 08, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU - five lessons for $35/Public - five lessons for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Valerie Williams This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with different partners for practice. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Fanfare

Sep 08, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Members of the music faculty perform to start out the new school year.

Performance: Magician Criss Angel

Sep 08, 2019

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$52-$198

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

"Raw: The Mindfreak Unplugged," a theatrical experience bringing Criss Angel's famous sleight of hand street magic, mentalism, and even some of his most iconic illusions to life -- all performed in an intimate, raw setting. This extraordinary evening of magic unplugged features Criss and some of his amazing friends with a stripped-down purity that's in-your-face and guaranteed to blow your mind.