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What is featured?

Sunday, 01 Dec 2019

Museum Store Sunday in the Gardens Gift Shop

Dec 01, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens

The Reiman Gardens Gift Shop will participate in Museum Store Sunday this year joining the almost 900 Museum Stores representing all fifty states. Museum Store Sunday will offer relaxing, inspired shopping inside your favorite museums and cultural institutions.

Women's Basketball

Dec 01, 2019

1:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. New Orleans.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Dec 01, 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.

Monday, 02 Dec 2019

Retirement reception: Denis Biechler

Dec 02, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Room 136 Union Drive Community Center

free

Department of Residence Meetings, receptions

Denis Biechler, supervisor of plant services for the residence department, is retiring.

Retirement reception: Vern Caruth

Dec 02, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Room 0162 General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Vern Caruth, a maintenance mechanic in utility services, facilities planning and management, is retiring Dec. 2. A program will begin at 2 p.m.

Wood-Burned Ornaments

Dec 02, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea.

Tuesday, 03 Dec 2019

Wood-Burned Ornaments

Dec 03, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea.

Retirement reception: Donald Beermann

Dec 03, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Kildee Hall atrium

free

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

Donald Beermann, professor and department chair of animal science, is retiring from the university on Jan. 6, 2020. A program will begin at 4 p.m.

Workshop, Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Dec 03, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This conversation will be a starting place for thinking through how to implement inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus. We will discuss strategies for producing a learner-centered syllabus; as well as, the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, and building rapport and community in your class.

Build Your Own Willow Wreath

Dec 03, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Crisscross willow branches to make a base for a holiday wreath with the expert guidance of local artists Pam Dennis & Ryk Weiss.

Lecture: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of the Rocky Flats

Dec 03, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Kirsten Iversen, professor of creative writing at the University of Cincinnati, is a fellow at the Taft Humanities Center and serves as literary nonfiction editor of The Cincinnati Review. She will discuss writing strategies and her childhood in the Rockies.

Canadian Brass

Dec 03, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35 - $50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

With an international reputation as one of the most popular brass ensembles today, Canadian Brass, whose engaging stage presence and rapport with audiences has truly earned the distinction of the world's most famous brass group.Their concerts show the full range from trademark Baroque and Dixieland tunes to new compositions and arrangements created especially for them.

SAI Benefit Concert

Dec 03, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

donations

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Music students perform to raise money for the Toys for Tots. Donations welcome

Wednesday, 04 Dec 2019

Horticulture Club: Poinsettia sale

Dec 04, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Ground floor rotunda, Curtiss Hall

Two sizes: $15, $35

Student Organizations Special events

Horticulture club members will sell poinsettias of various colors Dec. 4-7 at a different campus location daily.

Wood-Burned Ornaments

Dec 04, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea.

SUB Member Meeting

Dec 04, 2019

5:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Come hang out with Student Union Board and learn more about their upcoming events, and how you can get involved, at their bi-weekly general meetings! FREE and open to ALL ISU students!

Wreath-Making Workshop

Dec 04, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Learn how to assemble a holiday wreath with Reiman Gardens' Assistant Director, Aaron Steil.

Men's Basketball

Dec 04, 2019

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$40

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Once Upon a Peace Pilgrimage: The Quest to Know What it Means to be Human - Dr. Roy Tamashiro

Dec 04, 2019

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Dr. Roy Tamashiro shares stories and life lessons from his global peace pilgrimage (2015-present). He found insights into healing and peace from Holocaust survivors, massacre witness-survivors in Vietnam and Korea, and "A-bomb legacy successors" who shared their memories and traumas.

Jazz Night

Dec 04, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

Professor Michael Giles directs the jazz embles.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Dec 04, 2019

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$1 at the door

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

This group is great for those who love the improv comedy humor of their fellow college students and can't get enough of location, occupation, means of death.

Thursday, 05 Dec 2019

Art Mart Holiday Sale

Dec 05, 2019

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Support the artists, craftsmen, photographer, designers, the go-getters, and do-it-yourself-ers! Browse a room full of functional and decorative pottery, brilliantly blown glass, beautiful jewelry, hand-lettered paintings and charming accessories created by Ames and ISU artists.

Caterpillar Club

Dec 05, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

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

Horticulture Club: Poinsettia sale

Dec 05, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Ground floor counters, Beardshear Hall

Two sizes: $15, $35

Student Organizations Special events

Horticulture club members will sell poinsettias of various colors Dec. 4-7 at a different campus location daily.

Wood-Burned Ornaments

Dec 05, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Need a last minute gift? Starting with a wood slice, stamp a design on and trace it with a wood burner, or freehand your own idea.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Dec 05, 2019

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Half-Price Admission during Extended Holiday Hours

Dec 05, 2019

4:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

This holiday season Reiman Gardens will be open until 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays between December 5 through January 2 for visitors to shop at the Gift Shop and see the RG Express indoor holiday train display.

Wreath-Making Workshop

Dec 05, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Learn how to assemble a holiday wreath with Reiman Gardens' Assistant Director, Aaron Steil.

Cyclone Cinema: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Dec 05, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Actor Rick Dalton is struggling to find meaningful work in a Hollywood he's not familiar with anymore since starring in a 1950s television Western. His neighbors, however may be able to help him out in his Hollywood career. Then the story leads to an eventful night with the Mason family.

cancelled - German Song Literature

Dec 05, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

vocal students sing German Songs under the direction of Jodi Goble