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What is featured?

Sunday, 01 Mar 2020

Needle-Felted Wool Painting: Succulents

Mar 01, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Have you tried needle felting? Do you love plants? This program is for you!

Performance: The Wolves

Mar 01, 2020

1:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$20

Theatre Arts, performances

From the safety of their warm-up circle, an all-girls soccer team navigates the big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. This production contains mature content.

Home Gardening Series: Starting Seeds

Mar 01, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

March is the perfect time to start many seeds indoors for early spring planting.

March Craft of the Month: Wood tray Spruce Up

Mar 01, 2020

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8-$12 depending on size, per person

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Using a combination of paint, decoupaged papers and oil markers, turn a plain wood tray into a decorative piece or functional storage spot. Three tray sizes available.

Concert: Iowa State Singers

Mar 01, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 - tickets at the door

Music Department Arts, performances

Iowa State Singers perform under the direction of Dr. James Rodde.

Walk-in Argentine Tango Lessons

Mar 01, 2020

4:00 PM

Workspace

$

Student Activities Center Arts, performances

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cyclone Cinema: Uncut Gems

Mar 01, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

A charismatic jeweller makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime.

Monday, 02 Mar 2020

Banquet: 25 Year Club

Mar 02, 2020

5:30 PM

Scheman Building

University Human Resources Meetings, receptions

The 25 Year Club honors employees who have served the University for 25, 35, 45 or 50 consecutive years at this annual banquet. Social hour starts at 5:30 p.m.; dinner at 6:45 p.m. Reservations are required.

Drawing Class

Mar 02, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $58, Public $68

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

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.

CANCELED: Siberian State Symphony

Mar 02, 2020

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35 - $80

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Siberian State Symphony Orchestra had to cancel its U.S. tour.

Tuesday, 03 Mar 2020

ReACT Exhibition #WomenKnowStuffToo Opening Reception

Mar 03, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Engage with the ReACT exhibition #WomenKnowStuffToo that takes an in-depth look at the technical side of art-making and how women artists innovate in various media.

Men's Basketball

Mar 03, 2020

8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$40

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia.

Open Mic Night

Mar 03, 2020

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, 04 Mar 2020

ISCORE Preconference

Mar 04, 2020

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Conferences Diversity

A professional development opportunity for faculty, professional and merit staff. These sessions provide a structured environment to enhance your understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences. Many of the sessions will focus on providing tools to improve employee interactions and create inclusive workspaces. Registration (free) is requested.

Procurement workshop: How Do I Buy?

Mar 04, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Procurement Services department Training, development

Find out what hasn't changed and what's new, including introducing some new tools that have been created to help make purchases and purchasing decisions. We will address commonly asked questions and leave plenty of open Q&A time with our cyBUY, P-Card and T&H Card experts and procurement agents.

Naming celebration: Simon Estes Music Hall

Mar 04, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Office of the President Diversity Meetings, receptions Special events

On Feb. 5, the state Board of Regents approved Iowa State's request to name Music Hall for opera vocalist Simon Estes, the music and theatre department's F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Artist-in-Residence since 2000. A live webcast will be available.

Thursday, 05 Mar 2020

Caterpillar Club

Mar 05, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

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

Spring Pruning Workshop

Mar 05, 2020

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Join Reiman Gardens Horticulture Staff for a hands-on workshop about early spring pruning. Learn what, when, where, how, and why to prune, and practice these skills in the Gardens.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Mar 05, 2020

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.

Creating Global Understanding Roundtable Discussion

Mar 05, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Learn how Iowa State's World Languages and Culture faculty collaborated with University Museums for the exhibition Creating Global Understanding.

Reconnecting Landscapes for Nature and People

Mar 05, 2020

5:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Nick Haddad is a Professor of Integrative Biology at Michigan State University's Kellogg Biological Station, where he is Director of their long-term Ecological Research Program. He studies biodiversity conservation in working landscapes. He also studies conservation of the rarest butterflies in the world, conservation by reconnecting habitat with landscape corridors, and conservation of habitat diversity in agricultural landscapes. His...

Cyclone Cinema: Bombshell

Mar 05, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Gretchen Carlson slaps Fox News founder Roger Ailes with a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment. Next, Fox News correspondent Megyn Kelly coming forward with her own story, as well as multiple other women, inciting a movement that reverberates around the world.

Performance: The Wolves

Mar 05, 2020

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$20

Theatre Arts, performances

From the safety of their warm-up circle, an all-girls soccer team navigates the big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. This production contains mature content.

Symphony of Diversity

Mar 05, 2020

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

Music Department Arts, performances Diversity

This annual concert, started by ISU director of orchestras Jonathan Govias in spring 2017 at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, will feature the ISU Symphony Orchestra, one or two guest artists and scores created by female, African American and Mexican composers.

Symphony of Diversity

Mar 05, 2020

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Join the Iowa State University Orchestra as they celebrate a world that is a Symphony of Diversity. Bringing uncommon artists and uncommon composers to the concert hall to highlight the many cultures and peoples that make up America, the performance features the Iowa State University Symphony Orchestra under its conductor, Jonathan Govias, along with special guests Adrian Anantawan, violin, and John Rice, Elder of the Wasauksing First...

Emily Scott Robinson w/ Fred Love

Mar 05, 2020

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 / $15 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances

Emily Scott is a story teller. She's captured the stories of the people she met and expertly crafted them into the songs featured on her gorgeous debut studio release, Traveling Mercies.

Friday, 06 Mar 2020

Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity

Mar 06, 2020

8:15 AM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Conferences Diversity

ISCORE is the university's local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. The conference supports the university's Mission to "create, share and apply knowledge ... and make Iowa and the world a better place." Registration (free) is requested.

Homeschool Day: Insects

Mar 06, 2020

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens' collection of insects includes hundreds of species - and not just butterflies! Investigate life cycle stages, examine insect body parts, interact with live specimens, and learn about the role insects play in the lives of humans.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Luck o' the Irish

Mar 06, 2020

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

It's all green, gold, and rainbow tonight!

Ancient Indian Science in the Modern World

Mar 06, 2020

6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

127 Curtiss

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Dr. Kak is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Oklahoma State University. His research is in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and history of science. Dr. Kak will discuss how ancient Indian science, including the invention of zero and the decimal system, is still applicable and influencing modern life.