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Wednesday, 01 Nov 2017

Craft of the Month: Watercolor Quotes

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Drop in during November during open hours!

Cost: $10

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Cost: free

Macro Photo 101

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-session program beginning Wednesday, November 1, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. (NO CLASS 11/22). This four-part workshop will cover the basics of macro photography including equipment and how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject and tips and tricks.

Fine dining dinner: College Classics, Reinvented

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

6:30 pm @ Tearoom, 23A MacKay Hall

One of three themed dinners hosted this semester by students in hospitality management 487/587: Fine Dining Event Management. Reservations are required.

Cost: $30 ($35 with wine)

Concert: ISU Wind and Percussion ensembles

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Michael Golemo is the conductor of the Wind Ensemble; Jonathan Sharp is the conductor of the Percussion Ensemble.

Cost: $5

Lecture: The Economy and You, Separating the Facts from the Fiction

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Peter Dunn is a personal finance expert known as Pete the Planner with a USA Today financial advice column and The Million Dollar Plan Podcast. He is the founder of Advanced Planning Solutions, a financial education firm, and author of 10 books.

Cost: free

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ M-Shop

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Cost: $1

Thursday, 02 Nov 2017

Flu shot clinic for university employees

Channel: Special Events

8:00 am - 11:00 am @ G11 TASF, 2408 Pammel Dr.

A limited supply of flu vaccine remains from the clinic held Oct. 9-20 for ISU employees and will be administered on a walk-in basis. Bring your ISU Card and wear a shirt with short or loose-fitting sleeves.

Cost: No cost for eligible employees

Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Join us WEEKLY this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Cyclone Club Luncheon

Channel: Athletics Special Events

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

Featured speaker is volleyball coach Christy Johnson-Lynch; emceed by Voice of the Cyclones John Walters. Luncheons are open to the public. An optional lunch, catered by Hy-Vee, is available. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $12 for optional lunch

Getting Started with Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Makey Makey

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Parks Library

Want to build a banana piano or a temperature sensor alarm? Maybe you want a houseplant to Tweet when it needs watering, or you're just interested in learning more about electronics and how they work? Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Please let us know if you need any kind of accommodation.

Cost: free

Crafty Cocktail Night

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

"Upcycled T-shirts: Bags, Bracelets, Blankets and Poms." Join us at the Gardens after hours for a creative project while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting! Bring in a handful of old t-shirts and learn how to repurpose them into a variety of useful and sporty items.

Cost: $10-$12.50

Cyclone Cinema: Atomic Blonde

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Cost: free

Lecture: How Lucy Died and Why It Matters

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

John Kappelman, a paleoanthropologist and professor at the University of Texas at Austin, will discuss the most famous fossil in the world - Lucy, an ancient human ancestor found in Ethiopia in 1974 - and what her bones tell us about our evolutionary history.

Cost: free

Performance: Rebirth Brass Band

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm - 9:10 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

The Grammy Award-winning Rebirth Brass Band, a true New Orleans institution, has evolved from playing the streets of the French Quarter to playing festivals and stages all over the world. They have warmed the hearts of audiences world-wide with their uplifting vocal harmonies, signature dance moves and charming on-stage banter.

Cost: $25-$50

Forum: Ames mayor and city council candidates

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

The Student Government will host a forum with candidates running for Ames mayor and city council seats in the Nov. 7 election. Candidates will address issues of concern to Iowa State students in brief opening remarks and then take questions from the audience.

Cost: free

Friday, 03 Nov 2017

Workshop: Documenting Your Teaching using the DART Matrix

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

In this interactive session, Sara Marcketti, Interim Director, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Professor, Apparel Merchandizing, and Design, will lead you through a personalized workshop designed to help you consider where you are on the Dimensions of Activities Related to Teaching (DART) matrix.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Sue Mallas

Channel: Facilities Planning and Management

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm @ 0162 General Services Building

Sue Mallas, a secretary III for facilities services in facilities planning and management, is retiring. A program will begin at 2 p.m.

Cost: free

Escaping Grading Jail while Improving Critical Thinking in Complex Systems

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

Kate Gilbert was dissatisfied. Coming from Industry into academics, she knew employers were looking for critical thinkers who understood food systems intimately and could connect the dots to problem solve production issues. She wasn't sure if her 400 level lab course achieved that - so she tried ThinkSpace - for the first time this semester!

Cost: Free

Film: A Gathering of Waters, The Rio Grande, Source to the Seas

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 0003 Morrill Hall, reACT Gallery

A Gathering of Waters: The Río Grande, Source to the Seas is a short documentary by Basia Irland focusing on the 1,875 miles of the Rio Grande and its importance to the hundreds of groups who rely on it. The project took 5 years to complete and explores the river's cultural, ecological, and environmental impact on the life of humans and wildlife. Please join us for a public viewing of Irland's documentary in the reACT Gallery.

Cost: Free

Paint Your Own Pottery: Giving Plates

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Design a Giving Plate, a traveling plate for treats that can be passed among family and friends. Decorate your pottery than add the traditional poem which begins, "This plate shall have no owner, for its journey never ends."

Cost: ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Celebration of Life: Bill Zmolek

Channel: Alumni Association

5:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

Professor emeritus of animal science Bill Zmolek died Sept. 1. Prayers and remembrances will begin at 7 p.m.

Cost: free

Concert: Town and Gown Chamber Music series

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm @ Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Featuring violinist Bin Huang and pianist Frank Levy.

Cost: $30 (free for students and youth)

Performance: The Children's Hour

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm @ Fisher Theater

One of the students in an all-girls boarding school is disobedient and untruthful and ultimately runs away from the school. To avoid being sent back by her family, she tells her grandmother that the two head mistresses of the school are having a lesbian affair. Is it all a lie? Does what she says contain even a kernel of truth? Either way the story damages several lives and destroys the school. First produced in 1934 and based on a true story.

Cost: $11-$18

ISU AfterDark

Channel: Student Activities Center

9:00 pm - 1:00 am @ Memorial Union

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and their guests! Come enjoy the fun!

Cost: free

Saturday, 04 Nov 2017

WE Lead: Women's Empowerment and Leadership Conference

Channel: Student Activities Center

9:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Iowa State Alumni Center

WE Lead brings students together to network with each other, as well as female leaders at Iowa State and the Central Iowa community. Participants will have the opportunity to hone their leadership skills, engage in interactive discussions and networking sessions, and reflect on their own leadership qualities and what they have to offer in their respective roles at Iowa State and beyond.

Cost: free

Wrestling

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

9:00 am @ Hilton Coliseum

Harold Nichols Cyclone Open. Times and dates are subject to change

Pom Pom Party!: Wreaths

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Make your own pom-poms and combine them to create colorful, festive wreaths.

ISU Trumpet Summit

Channel: Music Department

1:00 pm @ Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

A day of all things trumpet. Includes solo performances, electro acoustic solos, trumpet and organ performances, master class presentations, pedagogy discussions, trumpet ensemble performances and jazz.

Cost: $5-$10

Performance: The Children's Hour

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm @ Fisher Theater

One of the students in an all-girls boarding school is disobedient and untruthful and ultimately runs away from the school. To avoid being sent back by her family, she tells her grandmother that the two head mistresses of the school are having a lesbian affair. Is it all a lie? Does what she says contain even a kernel of truth? Either way the story damages several lives and destroys the school. First produced in 1934 and based on a true story.

Cost: $11-$18