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Monday, 22 Jun 2015

Woodshop Orientation Class

Jun 22, 2015

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

For the beginner who wants to learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment. Proper usage of the machinery will be covered, as well as woodshop safety. This class is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Opening concert: Heartland Marimba Academy

Jun 22, 2015

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$15 suggested donation

Music Department Arts, performances

Performance featuring Clocks in Motion and ISU music lecturer Matthew Coley.

Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015

Kids' Story Time

Jun 23, 2015

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Kid’s Story Time is free for members and ISU students and included with regular price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This class is held every other Tuesday from May 12 through August 18.

Photographic Composition Class

Jun 23, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Tuesdays beginning June 2, June 9, June 16, and June 23 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Mark Stoltenberg, of Mark Stoltenberg Photography, wants you to see what he sees. Let the professional help you create stirring and beautiful compositions by learning to examine the best angles, lighting, timing, and in-camera cropping of an image.

Tango Basics

Jun 23, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Tango is a rich and complex improvisational dance, considered to be the most challenging yet most fulfilling of all the partnered dances. Starting with a salida, learn to link basic movement patterns so you can have a dancing "conversation" with your partner. Learn the language of Tango and "speak" it with the music. Tango can improve your balance, focus, sensitivity and your ability to work with and respond to a partner. Plus, it's loads of fun!

Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015

Black & White Digital Photography Class

Jun 24, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Wednesdays beginning June 3, June 10, June 17, and 24 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. This course builds on the technical foundations of digital photography, expanding practical skills while also fostering your aesthetic awareness and vision as a photographer.

Belly Dance

Jun 24, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. These classes teach the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. There are two beginning classes per evening on Wednesdays (7-8:10pm and 8:20-9:30pm). Purchase a dance punch card and attend as often as your schedule allows. Punch cards are good for 1 year from purchase date.

Concert: Marimba in the Mix

Jun 24, 2015

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$15 suggested donation

Music Department Arts, performances

Performance featuring Clocks in Motion and artists of the Heartland Marimba Academy.

Belly Dance

Jun 24, 2015

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. These classes teach the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. There are two beginning classes per evening on Wednesdays (7-8:10pm and 8:20-9:30pm). Purchase a dance punch card and attend as often as your schedule allows. Punch cards are good for 1 year from purchase date.

Thursday, 25 Jun 2015

Retirement reception: Mark Imerman

Jun 25, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Room 302 Catt Hall

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Mark Imerman, director of business relations in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is retiring.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Summer Drinkware

Jun 25, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 user fee + price of item, Public $5 user fee + price of item

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

"Painting" bisque is a fun and relaxing activity that can be done solo or with a group of friends. Whether your drink of choice is a tall glass of lemonade or a slushy margarita, personalize one for your next patio gathering Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Garden Drawing Workshop

Jun 25, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $60 for members and $75 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Thursdays beginning June 18, June 25, July 2, and July 9 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Join local artist and Creative Department founder, Yvonne Brune for a 6-week course exploring the basics of garden and nature drawing, using the indoor and outdoor gardens as inspiration. Learn techniques in pencil, pen and ink, and enrich your drawings with the use of color by working with pastels.

Plant and Flower Drawing Class

Jun 25, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $72 for members and $90 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 week course on Thursdays May 21, May 28, June 4, June 11, June 18, and June 25 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. This six-week beginner course will introduce how to use plants as the subject of art with easy approaches and successive lessons.

Intro to Social Dance Class

Jun 25, 2015

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $72 for individual members and $100 per member couples. General public individuals pay $90 and general public couples pay $125. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 week course on Thursdays beginning June 25, July 2, July 9, July 16, July 23, and July 30 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. In this 6-week course, you'll learn a variety of social dances in a beautiful garden setting, from one of the best instructors Ames has to offer! No experience necessary.

Friday, 26 Jun 2015

Graduate College students: cancel graduation

Jun 26, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day for graduate students to cancel graduation on AccessPlus without being assessed a nonrefundable graduation fee.

Tango Date Night

Jun 26, 2015

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$20 per person per evening

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Learn how to get moving on the dance floor in a fun, social environment. Different movement sequences will be introduced each evening - come once or come all 3 times! This class is open to all levels, including beginners that want to try something new.

Saturday, 27 Jun 2015

Iowa Regional Lily Show

Jun 27, 2015

All day

Reiman Gardens

Admission is free for members and Iowa State University students. Price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Hundreds of lilies from the U.S. and Canada plus a large selection of lily designs will fill the Reiman Gardens' Events Hall with color and beauty. People from all over Iowa and neighboring states come to visit the show. The IRLS Lily Show is held in a public place to expose and educate the general public about the various exotic colors, shapes and fragrance of lilies. Visitors will see hundreds of varieties from all over North America.

Family Activity: Discovery Stations

Jun 27, 2015

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Price is free for members and ISU students and included with price of general admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Drop by for fun, informal activities in the Gardens during the summer that relate to themed garden areas. Discovery Stations are family oriented and designed so both youth and adults can participate in the activities. Each discovery station focuses on a corresponding educational activity and/or garden display, as well as interpretation of the 2015theme: "Celebrating the Past & the Future."

Final concert: Heartland Marimba Academy

Jun 27, 2015

2:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$15 suggested donation

Music Department Arts, performances

Performance features all artists of the Heartland Marimba Academy and the festival orchestra.

Sunday, 28 Jun 2015

Argentine Tango

Jun 28, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or socks.

Monday, 29 Jun 2015

Mason Jar Floral Arrangement Workshop

Jun 29, 2015

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $32 for members and $40 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Walk the Gardens with artist and gardener Natalie Buskohl, to pick some of your very own summer blooms and greens, and then explore your inner florist as Natalie illustrates the basic principles and elements of design to make unique tabletop arrangements with freshly-picked flowers. Take you're your personal mason jar floral arrangement, as well as the skills and know-how to continue at home.

Great Plants for Iowa Series

Jun 29, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $16 for members and $20 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Topic: Herbaceous Groundcovers for Sun & Shade Colorful, spreading, and creeping are just a few words to describe the wonderful group of garden plants called groundcovers. Learn more about the native and non-native, sun or shade dwelling perennial plants that make great additions to the Iowa garden.

Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015

Webinar: Diversity in the Student Body [Inside Higher Ed]

Jun 30, 2015

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

For the admissions officers, enrollment managers and presidents of American colleges and universities, few issues are as important or challenging as efforts to diversify the student body. Educators worry that many groups of students -- under-represented minority students, the disadvantaged, those whose parents didn't go to college, and more -- are not enrolling at rates proportional to their representation in the country's population.

Retirement reception: Phil Iasevoli

Jun 30, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2542 Veterinary Medicine

free

College of Veterinary Medicine Meetings, receptions

Phil is supervisor of animal care with laboratory animal resources. He is retiring after 42 years of service.

Opening Reception: Magic Masala Exhibition

Jun 30, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Reception for Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition of mixed-media illustrations, digital photographs and animations by integrated visual arts graduate student Rohini Kummitha. The reception will include a cooking demonstration at 6:30 p.m. and animation film screening at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Stained Glass Class

Jun 30, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $73, Public $83 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create a beautiful piece to capture the light through your windows. Learn how to cut, foil and solder glass using a pattern you choose or design.

Drawing Class

Jun 30, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $35, Public $45 (Includes Supplies)

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.

Tango Basics

Jun 30, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Tango is a rich and complex improvisational dance, considered to be the most challenging yet most fulfilling of all the partnered dances. Starting with a salida, learn to link basic movement patterns so you can have a dancing "conversation" with your partner. Learn the language of Tango and "speak" it with the music. Tango can improve your balance, focus, sensitivity and your ability to work with and respond to a partner. Plus, it's loads of fun!