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What is featured?

Sunday, 15 May 2022

Plein Air Painting in the Gardens

May 15, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Join artist and illustrator Kelsey Wilson for an afternoon of painting in the gardens in the French tradition of plein air, or to paint in the fresh air.

Argentine Tango Drop-In Lessons

May 15, 2022

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512, Memorial Union

5 lessons for $35 ISU, $45 public

Memorial Union programs Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. Classes meet every Sunday and drop-ins are welcome. Purchase a dance punch card and attend as often as your schedule allows. Open to ages 18+.

Monday, 16 May 2022

Semester begins

May 16, 2022

All day

Iowa State University

Academic Affairs Academic calendar

First day of classes for summer semester session I.

Yoga in the Gardens

May 16, 2022

5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$38-$60

Reiman Gardens

A five-session course (no class May 30). Practice yoga outdoors with Ames Parks and Recreation instructor Stephanie Yocca. Classes will focus on breath and movement, resulting in a flowing and mindful practice that stretches and strengthens to bring balance to body and mind.

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Learning from Socialism: Alternative Modernities in the Second World

May 17, 2022

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

4202 Student Innovation Center

free

College of Design Conferences

This two-day symposium, funded by a grant from the ISU Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities, will bring together leading thinkers from around the world who are working on questions of the histories and legacies of the built environments of global socialism. Optional RSVP requested by Sunday, May 15.

Yoga in the Gardens

May 17, 2022

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Tuesdays beginning May 17, 12:00 - 12:45 PM for 6 weeks. Practice yoga outdoors with Ames Parks and Recreation instructor Wendy Herrick.

Yoga in the Gardens

May 17, 2022

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Tuesdays beginning May 17, 5:00 - 5:45 PM for 6 weeks. Practice yoga outdoors with Ames Parks and Recreation instructor Barb Cohen.

Floral Design: Tropical Arrangements

May 17, 2022

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Arrange tropical florist blooms and leaves to create a cleverly balanced contemporary arrangement using a water-tight container with supportive floral foam.

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

CANCELED: Open Scholar Cafe

May 18, 2022

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Zoom

free

University Library Training, development

This event has been canceled.

Learning from Socialism: Alternative Modernities in the Second World

May 18, 2022

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

4202 Student Innovation Center

free

College of Design Conferences

This two-day symposium, funded by a grant from the ISU Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities, will bring together leading thinkers from around the world who are working on questions of the histories and legacies of the built environments of global socialism. Optional RSVP requested by Sunday, May 15.

Get Started with Canvas New Quizzes: Sandbox Training

May 18, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill or via WebEx

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Canvas has developed New Quizzes to replace the current Quizzes function, Classic Quizzes. New Quizzes will be implemented campus-wide on June 2022.

Virtual workshop: Transferring Records to the University Archives

May 18, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Zoom

free

University Library Training, development

Learn what university records should be transferred and how. Registration required.

Maker Mocktails: Seed Paper Flowers with Marigold Blueberry Infusion

May 18, 2022

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Are you a crafty person? Do you like to sip fun and fruity drinks? Well come to Reiman Gardens to enjoy Maker Mocktails!

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Special Olympics Iowa summer games

May 19, 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Iowa State campus

free

Community activities

More than 3,000 athletes participate in Special Olympics Iowa's largest annual event. Competition includes aquatics, athletics (track & field), bocce, cycling, developmental events, soccer and tennis. Athletes also enjoy Opening Ceremonies at Hilton Coliseum, a Celebration Dance, and activities and entertainment at the Olympic Festival.

Caterpillar Club

May 19, 2022

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Join us outdoors weekly for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories followed by nature exploration and activities. Best for children ages 2-5 with an adult.

Yoga in the Gardens

May 19, 2022

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Thursdays beginning May 19, 12:00 - 12:45 PM for 6 weeks. Practice yoga outdoors with Ames Parks and Recreation instructor Kathy Vince.

Rescheduled: Canvas Peer-to-Peer User Groups (May)

May 19, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hybrid: Morrill 2030 or via WebEx

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

If you are interested in joining the Canvas Peer-to-Peer (P2P) User Groups, please email celt-help@iastate.edu before this session. The P2P group consists of advanced Canvas users who support multiple faculty and courses, including instructional designers and course coordinators.

Friday, 20 May 2022

Special Olympics Iowa summer games

May 20, 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Iowa State campus

free

Community activities

More than 3,000 athletes participate in Special Olympics Iowa's largest annual event. Competition includes aquatics, athletics (track & field), bocce, cycling, developmental events, soccer and tennis. Athletes also enjoy Opening Ceremonies at Hilton Coliseum, a Celebration Dance, and activities and entertainment at the Olympic Festival.

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Special Olympics Iowa summer games

May 21, 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Iowa State campus

free

Community activities

More than 3,000 athletes participate in Special Olympics Iowa's largest annual event. Competition includes aquatics, athletics (track & field), bocce, cycling, developmental events, soccer and tennis. Athletes also enjoy Opening Ceremonies at Hilton Coliseum, a Celebration Dance, and activities and entertainment at the Olympic Festival.

Pick a Better Snack

May 21, 2022

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Discover fresh ideas for snack time that are tasty AND good for you through fun interactive lessons in our new Pick a Better Snack program in partnership with Story County Extension and Outreach!