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What is featured?

Tuesday, 02 Jul 2019

Plant Pals

Jul 02, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Wednesday, 03 Jul 2019

Independence Day Fireworks

Jul 03, 2019

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens is open all day on July 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to the conclusion of the fireworks display which is across the street from the Gardens. The Young Professionals of Ames, the City of Ames and Iowa State University is excited to present the fireworks.

Thursday, 04 Jul 2019

University holiday

Jul 04, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

University offices are closed and classes are recessed.

Kids' Story Time

Jul 04, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft. Best for children up to eight accompanied by an adult.

Monday, 08 Jul 2019

Explore FIRST LEGO League Jr Camp

Jul 08, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

College of Engineering

$20

College of Engineering Conferences

Participants (ages 8-10) learn about engineering, creativity, and teamwork through fun, engaging, hands-on activities using LEGO. A second session is offered from 1 to 4 p.m. Registration required.

Junior Master Gardener Program with 4-H

Jul 08, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

New this year, join 4-H staff at Reiman Gardens for hands-on lessons created through this international youth gardening program.

Ceramic Bowl Class

Jul 08, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $15 Public $25 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to prepare clay for hand-building and use a mold to create a bowl form. Finishing will include creating decorative add-ons and texture. Bowls will be bisque fired for the second class where students will glaze their pieces for the final firing.

Woven Wall Hanging Class

Jul 08, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $48 Public $58 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

The popularity of weaving is back, and this is a great way to get started on your fibers journey. Learn basic skills including how to set up a small loom, knotting, and incorporating wool roving and other textures. Finish a 10" x 14" weaving in shades of cream and tan that will be ready to hang.

Tuesday, 09 Jul 2019

Thesis/dissertation formatting boot camp

Jul 09, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

134 Parks Library

free

Graduate College Training, development

The Graduate College and the Center for Communication Excellence (CCE) are hosting a free boot camp to guide you through the final formatting of your thesis or dissertation.

Plant Pals

Jul 09, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Home Gardening Series: Building a Fire Pit

Jul 09, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Have you always wanted a fire ring or pit in your yard, but are unsure whether to build, buy, or where to place it?

21+ Paint Your Own Pottery: Potty Mouth

Jul 09, 2019

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

Choose a bowl, plate, or mug and add your own #!*$ words.

Beginning Watercolor

Jul 09, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

6-week program beginning Tuesday, July 9, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Join Creative Department artist Yvonne Brune for a 6-week watercolor course exploring the surrounding beauty of the Gardens.