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Sunday, 29 Mar 2020

CANCELED: Walk-in Argentine Tango Lessons

Mar 29, 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.

CANCELED Cyclone Cinema: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Mar 29, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Lloyd Vogel is an investigative journalist who receives an assignment to profile Fred Rogers, aka Mr. Rogers. Roger's empathy, kindness and decency soon chips away at Vogel's jaded outlook on life, forcing the reporter to reconcile with his own painful past.

Monday, 30 Mar 2020

Retirement reception: Patty Gibler

Mar 30, 2020

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Extension 4-H Building

free

Youth-4H Meetings, receptions

Patty Gibler, a program assistant in the 4-H youth development program, is retiring.

Canceled: Because I Said I Would

Mar 30, 2020

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Alex Shen is the founder of Because I Said I Would, an international social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. Sparked by a tragedy in his life, Alex created the Promise Card and since 2012 more than 9.81 million cards distributed to 153 countries.

Tuesday, 31 Mar 2020

CANCELED: Gallery Chat with Beth Martin

Mar 31, 2020

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

In conjunction with the exhibition "Creating Global Understanding," members of the World Languages and Culture faculty will lead informal discussions of the works of art they researched and interpreted.

Start Something series

Mar 31, 2020

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

3231 Student Innovation Center

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Conferences Student activities

"Copywriting: Grab Their Attention with Words." The Start Something short-course series is designed for entrepreneurs. Whether you are just exploring the idea of entrepreneurship (intro series) or want to learn more about marketing your small business, this series will help kick start your next venture. Registration requested.

POSTPONED: Ceramic Birdbath Class

Mar 31, 2020

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

New start date of April 7 Learn to prepare clay for hand-building, roll out slabs, and cut pieces needed to make a birdbaths. Assembling will include scoring and incorporating slip, and creating decorative add-ons and texture.

CANCELED: Open Mic Night

Mar 31, 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, 01 Apr 2020

POSTPONED: April Craft of the Month: Painted Flower Pot

Apr 01, 2020

2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6-$12 per person

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Drop in when we reopen on Monday, April 6 Simple, fun and in season, terra cotta pots are an easy surface to paint on. Choose from small pots to start an herb garden to medium containers for indoor plants and larger pieces for outdoor flowers.

CANCELED: Sewing Lessons

Apr 01, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you. Choose one of the dates below to work one-on-one with Judy and learn the skills you need to keep going on your own. Bring in your machine or borrow one of ours and begin making beautiful things, one stitch at a time.

POSTPONED: The Backseat Lovers

Apr 01, 2020

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 / $12 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances

The Backseat Lovers are a four-piece indie rock band based out of Salt Lake City. They released their full length debut When We Were Friends independently in early 2019

Thursday, 02 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Caterpillar Club

Apr 02, 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.

Canceled: Retirement reception: Doug Nelson

Apr 02, 2020

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Room 0162, General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Doug Nelson, a custodian on custodial Team 10, is retiring April 3 after 20-plus years of service to facilities planning and management. A program will begin at 11 a.m.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Apr 02, 2020

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

This meeting will be conducted online. 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.

POSTPONED Open forum: Vice president for research finalist

Apr 02, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

This forum will be rescheduled. Four finalists have been identified in the search for the next Vice President for Research. Each finalist's name will be shared one business day prior to his or her visit.

POSTPONED: Needle Felted Cactus Workshop

Apr 02, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $24, Public $34

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

We are working to reschedule this event. Stay tuned! Make an adorable cactus by using needle felting techniques with wool roving. "Plant" your succulent in a small terra-cotta pot. A great beginner project!

CANCELED: Cyclone Cinema: Star Wars - The Rise of Skywalker

Apr 02, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

When it's discovered that the evil Emperor Palpatine did not die at the hands of Darth Vader, the rebels must race against the clock to find out his whereabouts

Friday, 03 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Retirement reception: Jeff Witt

Apr 03, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

FPM Shops break room, General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Jeff Witt, director of utility services, is retiring April 3 after 37-plus years of service in facilities planning and management. A program will begin at 1:30 p.m.

CANCELED: Paint Your Own Pottery: Unicorns vs Dinosaurs

Apr 03, 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

Paint unicorn and dinosaur mugs, banks, plates or figurines, or draw a terrestrial vertebrate or mythical creature on any bisque you choose.

CANCELED: Tennis

Apr 03, 2020

4:00 PM

Forker Tennis Courts (weather permitting)

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas State. In the case of inclement weather, competition will be moved to Life Time Fitness, 11911 Hickman Rd., Urbandale. Check the Cyclone tennis website for location updates.

CANCELED: Cyclone Cinema: Star Wars - The Rise of Skywalker

Apr 03, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

When it's discovered that the evil Emperor Palpatine did not die at the hands of Darth Vader, the rebels must race against the clock to find out his whereabouts

CANCELED: 9 to 5

Apr 03, 2020

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Based on the hit 1980 film, "9 to 5" sprinkles musical comedy and feminist flair onto the story of a trio of overworked office colleagues who get a chance to run the company when they kidnap their sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot of a boss. This production contains mature content.

CANCELED: Free Crafts at ISU AfterDark

Apr 03, 2020

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU Students: Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

ISU students are invited to the MU for free late-night activities held three times a semester. Our last craft night will be a Craftapalooza

CANCELED: ISU AfterDark

Apr 03, 2020

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

MU

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Come to ISU AfterDark for a fun night of games and free food! Bingo and the photobooth are all night. aricature artists will be in the Pioneer room from 9 p.m. - midnight. Free Panda Express starts at 10 p.m. Bowling and the Workspace craft are from 9 p.m. - midnight.

Saturday, 04 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Transforming Gender and Society Conference

Apr 04, 2020

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences Diversity

This conference has been canceled. A cross-disciplinary conference for undergraduate and graduate students in Iowa seeking an opportunity to present original research, creative work, pedagogy, activism, and thematic pieces relating to women's, gender, and sexuality studies. Keynote address will be given by KCCI's Rheya Spigner.

CANCELED: Third annual 5K for DACA

Apr 04, 2020

11:00 AM

Curtiss Hall east lawn

$20-$30

Student Organizations Student activities

This event is canceled. All donations or proceeds will go directly to funding Latino Student Leadership Council Scholarship. Registration will be available until the day of the race via cash only. The event will proceed regardless of the weather forecast. Check-in at 10:20 a.m.

Canceled: Loving, Living and the Pursuit of Purpose: a real talk with Rheya

Apr 04, 2020

12:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This is event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Rheya Spigner is an anchor on KCCI Channel 8 News. As the keynote speaker for the Transforming Gender and Society Conference, Ms. Spigner will discuss her own experiences as a broadcast journalist, in particular how she has used her role as a news anchor to focus on diverse and pressing topics that are reflective of society.

CANCELED: Morel and oyster mushroom certification workshop

Apr 04, 2020

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1330 Advanced Teaching and Research Building

$50

ISU Extension and Outreach Training, development

To legally sell morel and oyster mushrooms in Iowa, sellers must complete a certification workshop that covers identifying mushrooms. People can be poisoned by eating mushrooms that are misidentified. Register online.

CANCELED: Cyclone Cinema: Star Wars - The Rise of Skywalker

Apr 04, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

When it's discovered that the evil Emperor Palpatine did not die at the hands of Darth Vader, the rebels must race against the clock to find out his whereabouts