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What is featured?

Thursday, 12 Dec 2019

Caterpillar Club

Dec 12, 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.

CODAC Fall Sale - Day 2

Dec 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

College of Design Foyer

Varies

College of Design Arts, performances

Second day of fall sale of work by students in the integrated studio arts (undergraduate) and integrated visual arts (graduate) programs, sponsored by CODAC (College of Design Art Club). Work may include ceramics, prints, photos, woods and textiles. Most items will range in price from $5 to $150. A majority of proceeds go to the student artists; the rest help fund club activities.

Barks@Parks

Dec 12, 2019

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Parks Library, upper rotunda

free

University Library Student activities

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

Design Expo: Mechanical engineering

Dec 12, 2019

12:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Howe Hall atrium

free

Mechanical Engineering Student activities

The expo showcases the work of mechanical engineering students in semester-long design projects. ME 270 projects aim to support economic activity in developing regions. ME 415 projects are industrial-sponsored projects giving students a hands-on experience solving applied industrial problems. ME 466 projects connect mechanical, electrical and aerospace engineers in the solution of a single design problem.

Nature at Noon: Optical Illusions

Dec 12, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Enjoy a presentation about optical illusions and perception from Xander Toftness, a Cognitive Psychology PhD student at ISU. Xander is one of Reiman Gardens' 2019 Science Communication Fellows.

Wood-Burned Ornaments

Dec 12, 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.

Half-Price Admission during Extended Holiday Hours

Dec 12, 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.

Botanicals & Booze, Holiday Edition: Door Swags

Dec 12, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Use fresh greens, pine cones, magnolia, and other natural materials to make a holiday door swag and other decorations with a festive feel.

Men's Basketball

Dec 12, 2019

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$40

Athletics Athletics

Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series: Iowa State vs. Iowa.

Performance: Anon(ymous)

Dec 12, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$20

Theatre Arts, performances

In an entrancing and imaginative adaption of Homer's "The Odyssey," a young refugee encounters new friends and dangerous foes while on an epic search through the U.S. for his family. Directed by LAS Dean's Artist in Residence Arpita Mukherjee.