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What is featured?

Friday, 12 Jul 2019

Paint Your Own Pottery: Color Inside the Lines

Jul 12, 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

Just like a coloring book, these pieces have line drawings ready for filling in and they are super-cute! Llamas, sloths, unicorns and more on mugs and plates.

Sunday, 14 Jul 2019

Garden Art Fair

Jul 14, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens is proud to host their annual Garden Art Fair. Come enjoy the work of nearly 60 new and returning artists who will be displaying and selling their garden and nature inspired art featuring jewelry, painting, pottery, woodwork, glass, home décor, photography, sculpture, fabric arts, and more.

Monday, 15 Jul 2019

Explore FIRST LEGO League Jr Camp

Jul 15, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

College of Engineering

$20

College of Engineering Conferences

Participants (ages 6-8) 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 15, 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.

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Jul 15, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $27 Public $37 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Who needs Bill Nye, the Science Guy? Experiment with different Effetre glasses that cause color reactions to take your beads to the next level. You will also learn how to create a reduction flame and play with the effects. Supply fee includes glass for class time only, and propane/MAPP is available for purchase if needed.

Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019

Plant Pals

Jul 16, 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.

Walk-in Craft: Fired Ink Art

Jul 16, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create swirls and blurs of vibrant color on glass using alcohol inks and a little bit of fire. We will seal the design and slip it into an 8 x 10 frame for an instant masterpiece!

Floral Design: Shabby to Chic: Repurposed Containers

Jul 16, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your own container from home to repurpose into a floral vessel.

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2019

Farewell reception: Keith Robinder

Jul 17, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

Join the Dean of Students Office to say farewell to Dr. Keith Robinder. After nearly a decade of service to the Dean of Students Office and Iowa State University, Keith is off on a new adventure as the Campus Vice President of Student Affairs at St. Louis Community College- Meramec Campus on August 5, 2019.

Behind the Scenes: Dancing Chimes

Jul 17, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join Education Manager Sara Merritt to hear the history behind Reiman Gardens' permanent outdoor toy, the Dancing Chimes (even learn the patterns to play real songs!)

Sewing Lessons

Jul 17, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you. Choose one of the dates below to work one-on-one with Judy and learn the skills you need to keep going on your own. Bring in your machine or borrow one of ours and begin making beautiful things, one stitch at a time

Thursday, 18 Jul 2019

Kids' Story Time

Jul 18, 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.

Plant Walk: Native Plants of Iowa (Woodies, Prairie Plants, Perennials)

Jul 18, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself - join Lindsey Smith, Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator, for in-depth walking tours of the plants and flowers that make this place so special.

Friday, 19 Jul 2019

Intensive thesis and dissertation writing retreat

Jul 19, 2019

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

0308 Elings Hall

free

Graduate College Training, development

Whether you still need to write several chapters of your thesis or dissertation or you are finishing up the final pages, this retreat will allow you the time and space needed to focus on completing your document.

Ladies in Science: The Scientific Method

Jul 19, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Ladies, join us for a unique educational event celebrating women and girls in science!

Paint Your Own Pottery: Bubble Painting

Jul 19, 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

Blow bubbles on your bisque with a straw and paint, and bursting outlines will appear on your finished piece.