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Sunday, 05 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Tennis

Apr 05, 2020

12:00 PM

Forker Tennis Courts (weather permitting)

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas. 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: 9 to 5

Apr 05, 2020

1:00 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: Home Gardening Series: Spring Planted Bulbs

Apr 05, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Cannas, gladiolus, dahlias, and more. Learn from Reiman Gardens staff about topics pertinent to home gardeners of any experience level.

CANCELED: Concert Bands & Campus Band performances

Apr 05, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Ames City Auditorium

$7/$5 tickets available at the door or 149 music hall

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU students play band music from new composers and old favorites.

CANCELED: Walk-in Argentine Tango Lessons

Apr 05, 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: Star Wars - The Rise of Skywalker

Apr 05, 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

Monday, 06 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Miss Nelson Has a Field Day

Apr 06, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Return to Horace B. Smedley School where the Smedley Tornadoes have never won a football game. In fact, they have never even scored a single point! With such a poor record and a team that is out of control, kind-hearted Miss Nelson comes to the rescue when she enlists the help of her alter ego, the ill-tempered Miss Viola Swamp, to coach the team and whip them into shape.

CANCELED: Monday Monologues series

Apr 06, 2020

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances

This event has been canceled. Members of the student organization No Re-Choir-Ment (NRCM) will perform selections that feature a women's group, a mixed ensemble and a contemporary-oriented group.

CANCELED: Miss Nelson Has a Field Day

Apr 06, 2020

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Return to Horace B. Smedley School where the Smedley Tornadoes have never won a football game. In fact, they have never even scored a single point! With such a poor record and a team that is out of control, kind-hearted Miss Nelson comes to the rescue when she enlists the help of her alter ego, the ill-tempered Miss Viola Swamp, to coach the team and whip them into shape.

Canceled: One Woman, One Vote: Rediscovering the Women's Suffrage Movement

Apr 06, 2020

5:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Editor Marjorie Spruill has compiled the most comprehensive collection of writings about the woman suffrage movement in America. The essays, both contemporary and historical, challenge widely accepted theories and illustrate the diversity and complexity of the fight for the 10th Amendment. Part of the 100th Anniversary Events Commemorating Women’s Suffrage

Canceled: Turning Limitations into Opportunities: Ali Stroker

Apr 06, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. A groundbreaking performer, Ali Stroker made history as the first actress in a wheelchair to appear on Broadway. She is also the first actress in a wheelchair to graduate from the NYU Tisch drama program. She is the first actress in a wheelchair to win a Tony Award, which she did in 2019 for her performance as Ado Annie in the revival of Oklahoma!

Tuesday, 07 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Gallery Chat with Chad Gasta

Apr 07, 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.

ONLINE: Meeting: Faculty Senate

Apr 07, 2020

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

CANCELED: Entomological Illustration Series

Apr 07, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

4 weeks beginning Tuesday, April 7, 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Create your own scientifically based illustrations as you observe and record details from beautiful preserved butterflies and other invertebrate specimens the Gardens has to offer.

CANCELED: Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Apr 07, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Hone your skills and learn to make three different kinds of flowers. These colorful beads are tiny works of art! Students must complete a beginning glass beads class before taking this class. Supply fee includes glass for class time only.

CANCELED: Vegetable Gardening Best Practices

Apr 07, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Celebrate Earth Month by getting a head start on your own summer vegetable garden, with a discussion on best practices by Reiman Gardens' Horticulture Staff.

CANCELED: Beginner Ukulele Lessons 1

Apr 07, 2020

6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics needed to make music on the ever-popular ukulele. It's like a guitar, only a whole lot easier! You will learn to tune your instrument and make basic chords plus how to accompany yourself or others using basic chord charts and song sheets, all in a fun and inclusive setting.

CANCELED: Ceramic Birdbath Class

Apr 07, 2020

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Rescheduled from March 31 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: Signs of Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in America

Apr 07, 2020

7:00 PM

127 Curtiss

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Bonnie Siegler founded and runs the award-winning design studio Eight and a Half. She is best known for her design work for Saturday Night Live, HBO, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and Newsweek. She was the creative director of the Trump parody autobiography "You Can't Spell America Without Me" by Alec Baldwin and Kurt Andersen and created the main title sequence for "Will...

Canceled: Self-care for Activist in 2020 and Beyond - Aisha Moore

Apr 07, 2020

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Aisha Moore is an entrepreneur with a Masters in Public Health from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Ms. Moore has been providing self-care programs since 2014 to businesses, foundations, nonprofits and colleges, and has recently completed training in Health Coaching.

Wednesday, 08 Apr 2020

POSTPONED: ISU ADVANCE spring presentation

Apr 08, 2020

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Room 0198 Parks Library

free

ISU Advance Lectures Training, development

This event has been postponed to the fall semester. "Advancing Talent Management in Academia: A Conversation about Attracting, Retaining and Developing Women and Persons of Color," Deidra Schleicher, John and Deborah Ganoe Professor and chair of the department of management

CANCELED: SUB Member Meeting

Apr 08, 2020

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!

POSTPONED: Silver Rings Class

Apr 08, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $60 / Public $70 (Supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Rescheduled from March 25

Canceled: Darkness Surrounds Us: The Other 95% of the Universe

Apr 08, 2020

6:30 PM

127 Curtiss

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Dr. Alina Kiessling and Dr. Jason Rhodes are both astrophysicists with the NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory. They will discuss dark energy and dark matter and how these can help us understand if the universe will expand at an accelerating rate forever.

POSTPONED: 2nd Annual Wearables Design Show

Apr 08, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum, College of Design

College of Design Arts, performances

The Wearables Design Show is a live runway show featuring 100 wearable designs by first-year students in the College of Design's Core Design Program. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the show has been postponed until September 2020.

Canceled: Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship - Nadine Strossen

Apr 08, 2020

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Nadine Strossen is a Professor of Constitutional Law at New York Law School and the first woman national President of the American Civil Liberties Union, where she served from 1991 through 2008. A frequent speaker on constitutional and civil liberties issues, her media appearances include 60 Minutes, CBS Sunday Morning, Today, Good Morning America, and The Daily Show.

CANCELED: Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Apr 08, 2020

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, 09 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Caterpillar Club

Apr 09, 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.

POSTPONED TO FALL: Workshop: Fulbright Scholar Program

Apr 09, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Room 3226 Memorial Union

free

Strengthening the Professoriate @ ISU Meetings, receptions Training, development

Carleen Velez, outreach and recruitment specialist at the Institute of International Education, will lead this workshop. Interested administrators, faculty members and professionals are welcome; registration not required.