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Friday, 20 Oct 2017

Step Into My World

Oct 20, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Parks Library entrance

free

Dean of Students Office Special events

Have you ever wanted to try navigating in a wheelchair or with a white cane? The Alliance for Disability Awareness is hosting a "Step Into My World" event where you can experience Parks Library using a mobility assistance device.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Oct 20, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Pizza and pop sale

Oct 20, 2017

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

College of Design atrium

College of Design Meetings, receptions Special events

Proceeds of the sales benefit the United Way of Story County.

Research Workshop: Sponsored Funding Budgets

Oct 20, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

1485 College of Vet Med

free

Research Office Training, development

"Sponsored Funding Budget Basics." In this session you will learn about practical tools and strategies for developing your proposal budget according to agency requirements. Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop if one is available, though it is not required to attend.

Snowblower Service Days

Oct 20, 2017

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

West side of Sukup Hall

$25

Student Activities Center Student activities

The maintenance service provided by members of the Agricultural Systems Technology Club includes oil, grease, spark plug and a half tank of gas (no repairs). Continues Oct. 21 (8 a.m.-3 p.m.).

Best Practices: Enhanced academic communication skills among graduate students

Oct 20, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Sarah Huffman, Assistant Director of the CCE, and Graduate writing consultants will talk to the ThinkSpace Learning Community about best practices for developing writing skills in students from lab and field journals to job materials to advanced dissertations and research writing.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Oct 20, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Cardinal & Gold Night

Oct 20, 2017

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

It's Family Weekend! We welcome parents and siblings of Iowa Staters, as well as our regular community crowd. We love the Cyclones and may her colors ever fly.

Iowa State Singers

Oct 20, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 Tickets sold at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Rodde is the group's conductor.

Concert: Girlpool

Oct 20, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10-$15

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Girlpool is a folk punk band from Los Angeles, California. Its members are Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad. Their opening act is indie rock band Lala Lala.

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017

Snowblower Service Days

Oct 21, 2017

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

West side of Sukup Hall

$25

Student Activities Center Student activities

The maintenance service provided by members of the Agricultural Systems Technology Club includes oil, grease, spark plug and a half tank of gas (no repairs). Service begins Oct. 20 (1-6 p.m.).

Open house: Ames Municipal Airport

Oct 21, 2017

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Airport, 2520 Airport Dr.

free

Community activities Meetings, receptions

The Ames Municipal Airport Modernization project is a multiphased improvement plan that includes a new airport hangar and terminal. The project is a private-public partnership that includes investments by the City of Ames, Iowa State University, the Ames Economic Development Commission, and the Ames business community. A ribbon-cutting and short program will be held at 9:30 a.m.

Homecoming: Blue Sky 4K

Oct 21, 2017

10:00 AM

Central campus

$25

Alumni Association Special events

A 4K run/walk with proceeds that support Lutheran Services in Iowa. A kids fun run starts at 9 a.m.

Rust Dyeing

Oct 21, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn to dye silk and cotton fabrics with rust.

Workspace Open House for Family Weekend

Oct 21, 2017

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

The Workspace welcomes families of our Iowa Staters! Drop in to see our creative spaces and stay for free crafts.

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Oct 21, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

Alumni Association Special events

Lunch catered by Hickory Park. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Story Time With Pete The Cat

Oct 21, 2017

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Inside the Iowa State University Book Store, Memorial Union

ISU Book Store Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Special events

Join us for story time with Pete the Cat. We'll read stories, have coloring pages and time for photos with Pete. This event is also available at 2:30 pm.

Homecoming: Yell Like Hell

Oct 21, 2017

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Central campus

free

Alumni Association Special events

First cuts for the Yell Like Hell contest, which features skit competitions that promote school spirit with cheering, music and dancing.

Volleyball

Oct 21, 2017

1:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. TCU. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Story Time With Pete The Cat

Oct 21, 2017

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Inside the Iowa State University Book Store, Memorial Union

ISU Book Store Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Special events

Join us for story time with Pete the Cat. We'll read stories, have coloring pages and time for photos with Pete.

Spirits in the Gardens

Oct 21, 2017

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

All are welcome to join in the spooky fun by attending in costume. As part of a new display, see 650 carved pumpkins lit against the evening sky while here.

Concert: Dance Scholarship Gala

Oct 21, 2017

7:00 PM

196 Forker Building

$5 bleachers, $10 balcony

Kinesiology Arts, performances

The annual Dance Scholarship Gala Concert features Orchesis I student dancers, local dance artists and the San Francisco-based Deborah Slater Dance Theater. Proceeds from the event benefit the ISU Dance Scholarship fund for dance majors and minors. Tickets are available at the door.

Dirty Dancing the Musical

Oct 21, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:50 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$78

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Exploding with heart-pounding music, breathtaking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing - this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. The show features 35 hit songs, including "Hungry Eyes," "Hey Baby," and the heart stopping "(I've Had) The Time of My Life."

Concert: Desi Valentine

Oct 21, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Valentine was raised in London, but moved to Los Angeles to pursue his recording career. While you can hear traces of Valentine's influences in his music, he has a style that is truly unique and refreshing. His voice is raw, powerful, and intense. It is the perfect vessel for his combination of British rock, classic soul, and modern R&B. When Valentine sings, you feel each emotion he is trying to convey.

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017

Soccer

Oct 22, 2017

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Homecoming: Parade

Oct 22, 2017

2:00 PM

Main Street, Ames

free

Alumni Association Special events

Parade entries include student, university and local businesses and organizations. Music and food trucks also will be on site.

Collage of Choirs

Oct 22, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10 / $5 Tickets available at the CY Stephens box office.

Music Department Arts, performances

All the choirs perform, Iowa State Singers, ISU Statesmen, Cantamus Women's Choir, Lyrica Women's Choir

ISU Symphonic Band and ISU Concert Band

Oct 22, 2017

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Ames City Auditorium

$7/$5 Tickets available day of concert.

Music Department Arts, performances

The Symphonic Band is an 80-member ensemble that explores traditional as well as contemporary works by composers such as Percy Grainger, Malcolm Arnold, Gustav Holst, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Leonard Bernstein. The Concert Band performs a variety of rich literature and approximately 100 students take part in this group.

Spirits in the Gardens

Oct 22, 2017

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

All are welcome to join in the spooky fun by attending in costume. As part of a new display, see 650 carved pumpkins lit against the evening sky while here.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 22, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.