Sunday, 06 Nov 2022
The seasons are changing! Come learn about birds with your tot and discover what they do to get ready for winter. This program will include a story, craft, short hike, and lots of nature activities.
Christian Petersen and an Unfolding Legacy of "The Unknown Political Prisoner"
Gather in the exhibition "All the Evils... Christian Petersen and the Art of War" in Morrill Hall for a gallery walk led by guest curator Lea Rosson DeLong focusing on the sculpture "The Unknown Political Prisoner." Recent research completed at the Museums of Modern Art and the Smithsonian Institution's Archives for American Art shed new light on Petersen's sculpture.
Monday, 07 Nov 2022
Caregiving Relationships: Conversations on Aging
Caring for a loved one can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be challenging. Learn to recognize how caregiving affects relationships among family members. You will gain skills in talking and listening to address changing needs in later life.
Community Conversations - "Mental Health Education/Resources"
A conversation with the community on mental health education and resources.
Thursday, 10 Nov 2022
Nature at Noon: A Forever Home
Join Sandi Risdal, the Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa, as she talks about finding that thing we all seek: "home."
Meatpacking America: How Migration, Work, and Faith Unite and Divide the Heartland
The Midwest became notorious when COVID-19 infections skyrocketed among workers in meatpacking plants. Kristy Nabhan-Warren spent years interviewing Iowans who work in the meatpacking industry, both native-born residents and recent migrants from Latin America, Africa, and Asia. In Meatpacking America, she digs below the stereotype and reveals the grit and grace of a heartland that is a hub of migration and food production.