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What is featured?

Sunday, 27 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 27, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Performance: Chasing George Washington

Oct 27, 2019

1:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$5-$20

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

While on a field trip to the White House students magically encounter our most famous founding father, who leads them on a fun-filled adventure that helps them all discover the true portrait of America.

Concert: Bells of Iowa State

Oct 27, 2019

3:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10-$50

Music Department Arts, performances

"Bells of Iowa State" gala anniversary concert, celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Stanton Memorial Carillon, the 65th anniversary of the Stanton Memorial Carillon Foundation, and the 50th birthday of Stephens Auditorium. The campanile-carillon model will be unveiled and dedicated.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Oct 27, 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.

Sorority and Fraternity Trick or Treat

Oct 27, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Iowa Farm Bureau Pavillion, Kildee Hall, 2143 Osborn Dr.

free

Special Events Special events

A fun, safe and family-friendly opportunity for children (grades preK-8) and their families to get in the spirt of Halloween. It will feature carnival games, face painting, treats and a costume contest at 5 p.m.

Cyclone Cinema: Art of Self-Defense

Oct 27, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Tori dreams of motherhood and one day this dream comes true with the birth of her son, Brandon. But, as Brandon nears puberty, powerful darkness manifests within him.

Monday, 28 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 28, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Monday Monologues series

Oct 28, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Chasing George Washington," a musical White House adventure. Selections directed by Brad Dell, ISU music and theatre.

Workshop, Negotiating for Success: Strategies, Tools and Skills for Faculty

Oct 28, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Negotiation and conflict resolution don't have to be avoided. Learn how to effectively maximize the strengths you already have to advocate more persuasively for your position(s) in a collaborative, yet effective way. Presenter: Ryan Bhattacharyya, professor of practice, management.

Environmental Martyrs and the Fate of the Forest

Oct 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Rob Nixon, a nonfiction writer and public intellectual working in the environmental humanities and postcolonial studies, will address the current surge in environmental martyrdom against the backdrop of the resource wars in the Amazon and beyond. The talk will offer an international perspective on the value of our planet's inhabited forests and the threats to their viability. 2019-2020 Department of English Goldtrap Speaker Series

Concert: Octubaween

Oct 28, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

A fun, family-friendly performance, featuring Halloween and tuba-inspired music played on a mix of tubas, euphoniums with organ Halloween music.

Tuesday, 29 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 29, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Maddi's Fridge

Oct 29, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Maddi and Sofia are best friends. One day Sofia discovers that Maddi has no food in her fridge at home. Sofia wants to help her friend, but Maddi makes her promise not to tell anyone--what should Sofia do?

Maddi's Fridge

Oct 29, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Maddi and Sofia are best friends. One day Sofia discovers that Maddi has no food in her fridge at home. Sofia wants to help her friend, but Maddi makes her promise not to tell anyone--what should Sofia do?

Philosophy and Religious Studies: Halloween party

Oct 29, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Catt Hall, fourth floor

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions Student activities

Students interested in philosophy and religious studies are invited to meet their peers and faculty members in the philosophy and religious studies department. The pizza party (vegan options available) will feature philosophy- and religious studies-themed Halloween decorations. ISU students who come dressed in an academic-themed costume will receive a prize.

Reception: ReACT exhibition opening

Oct 29, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gallery (lower level), Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Consider ideas of intergenerational relationships and family in the newest ReACT exhibition, "Connections and Intersections: People, Place and Time," focused on the stages of life and aging. Jennifer Margrett, faculty guest curator and director of the ISU gerontology program, worked with a multi-age panel to select the art and offer initial reactions. Margrett will deliver brief remarks.

Lecture: How the Prison Boom Transformed Rural America

Oct 29, 2019

7:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"In Our Backyards: How the Prison Boom Transformed Rural America," John Major Eason, associate professor in the sociology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and author of "Big House on the Prairie: Rise of the Rural Ghetto and Prison Proliferation." Eason was a church-based community organizer focusing on housing and criminal justice issues.

Open Mic Night

Oct 29, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances 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, 30 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 30, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Lecture: Can Iowa Agriculture Survive

Oct 30, 2019

3:00 PM

Design 101

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Seth Watkins and Jeremy Jackson will discuss one of the most popular and critical topics of study at Iowa State University and the rest of the state, which is the environmental, socio-cultural and economic effects of Iowa's current agricultural system within and outside of its borders.

Fourm: City Council Ward 4 Candidates

Oct 30, 2019

5:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Come out for an evening where you will be given an opportunity to ask questions to the city council Ward 4 candidates, Joe Van Erdewyk, Rachel Junck, and Chris Nelson. During the forum, moderator, Dr. Kelly Shaw will be asking each candidate questions that relate to problems in the city of Ames. Students and community members will also have a chance to ask the candidates questions throughout the event.

Lecture: Advancing Transparency

Oct 30, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Lisa Rammig, a senior associate at the structural design firm Eckersley O'Callaghan, will speak about the firm's work and her own research on transparent glass connections in this ISU Department of Architecture Public Program supported by Shive-Hattery Architecture and Engineering.

Women's Basketball

Oct 30, 2019

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Missouri Western State (exhibition).

Lecture: Science, Technology and Faith

Oct 30, 2019

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Aaron Dominguez is the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at the Catholic University of America, a particle physicist, and a devout Catholic. He will speak about how faith is part of what inspires him to study the origins of the universe in his own research in experimental high-energy physics.

Thursday, 31 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 31, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Conference: Go Further

Oct 31, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$15 (includes lunch)

Program for Women in Science and Engineering Conferences

A one-day conference for 8th-grade girls to learn about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and careers through hands-on activities and presentations.

Caterpillar Club

Oct 31, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

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

Chasing George Washington

Oct 31, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Field trips are fun, especially when your destination is 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue! In this charming musical, Dee, José and Annie accidentally knock George Washington out of his portrait and into real life -- turning their White House tour into a mad-cap and fun-filled adventure. As they encounter Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, Dolley Madison, and other famous White House residents, together they all learn what is the true portrait of America.

Retirement reception: Doug Anderson

Oct 31, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

WOW Center, Extension 4-H Building

free

Controller's Department Meetings, receptions

Payroll manager Doug Anderson is retiring after a 34-career at Iowa State. A short program will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Cyclone Cinema: Midsommar

Oct 31, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

A couple's trip to Sweden quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.