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Friday, 13 Jul 2018

Designated repeat deadline

Jul 13, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a summer course that is not an automatic designated repeat.

Graduate College: Deadline

Jul 13, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day for final oral examinations. Open a ProQuest account and enter the title for your thesis/dissertation.

Pass/Not Pass Deadline

Jul 13, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a Session II course to or from Pass/Not Pass.

Water Day

Jul 13, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A special kid-focused event about all things water!

Paint Your Own Pottery: Succulent Night

Jul 13, 2018

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

Paint pots for your succulents or use our handy tutorials to draw cacti and other plants on any bisque you choose. A variety of succulents will be available for purchase.

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jul 15, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) 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 better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018

Graduate College: Deadline

Jul 17, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day to submit Graduate Student Approval Form.

Plant Pals

Jul 17, 2018

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.

Chia Bunnies with Caroline Freese

Jul 17, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$15

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Sculpt and hollow out a bunny from clay with guidance from Caroline, and we will fire it within the next ten days.

Floral Design: Simple Summer Arrangements

Jul 17, 2018

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn to arrange fresh garden florals and greenery expertly into a pretty summer vase.

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018

Opening reception: "Activist Agriculture" exhibit

Jul 18, 2018

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

403 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

An opening reception for the "Activist Agriculture: Farm Protest in Iowa, 1929-1969" exhibit. The exhibition team, composed of staff members from special collections and university archives, the preservation department and digital initiatives, will discuss the development of the display, including the online component.

Behind the Scenes: Inner Workings: Mechanical Systems & Basement

Jul 18, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join Nathan Brockman for a basement guide to learn all about the vast systems running underneath the Gardens in order to keep things running smoothly.

Sewing Lessons

Jul 18, 2018

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.

Thursday, 19 Jul 2018

Summer Iowa Games

Jul 19, 2018

All day

Ames and Iowa State University

General Events

The Iowa Sports Foundation is known for the Summer Iowa Games, which take place annually during July in Ames. More than 60 sports are offered over three weekends. Special events include the opening ceremony and athlete jamboree.

Kids' Story Time

Jul 19, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every other week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft.

Concert: The Pretenders

Jul 19, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$39.50-$99.50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Pretenders return to Iowa for the first time in nearly a decade.

Friday, 20 Jul 2018

Fee payment deadline

Jul 20, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for summer semester. Final payment due on AccessPlus.

Graduate College: Deadline

Jul 20, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day to submit electronic thesis/dissertation to ProQuest for Thesis Office review.

Summer Iowa Games

Jul 20, 2018

All day

Ames and Iowa State University

General Events

The Iowa Sports Foundation is known for the Summer Iowa Games, which take place annually during July in Ames. More than 60 sports are offered over three weekends. Special events include the opening ceremony and athlete jamboree.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Jul 20, 2018

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

From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome," we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your indoor or outdoor space.

Saturday, 21 Jul 2018

Summer Iowa Games

Jul 21, 2018

All day

Ames and Iowa State University

General Events

The Iowa Sports Foundation is known for the Summer Iowa Games, which take place annually during July in Ames. More than 60 sports are offered over three weekends. Special events include the opening ceremony and athlete jamboree.

Indigo Dyeing

Jul 21, 2018

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Explore the plant and science magic of dyeing with indigo!

Harry Potter Wands

Jul 21, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

The wand chooses the wizard, but exceptions are made in the Workspace

Sunday, 22 Jul 2018

Summer Iowa Games

Jul 22, 2018

All day

Ames and Iowa State University

General Events

The Iowa Sports Foundation is known for the Summer Iowa Games, which take place annually during July in Ames. More than 60 sports are offered over three weekends. Special events include the opening ceremony and athlete jamboree.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jul 22, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) 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 better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Tuesday, 24 Jul 2018

Plant Pals

Jul 24, 2018

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.

RAGBRAI Celebration

Jul 24, 2018

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

RAGBRAI riders are encouraged to visit Reiman Gardens during their stop in Ames!

Farewell reception: Dimitri Argyriou

Jul 24, 2018

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

301 Spedding Hall

free

U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory Meetings, receptions

Dimitri Argyriou, chief research officer for the Ames Laboratory, is leaving for another position.

Moving Watercolor Effects

Jul 24, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

2-week program on Tuesdays & Thursdays beginning July 24, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Play with watercolor paint in various ways as you explore the physicality of the medium in this quick 4-session course taught by artist Yvonne Brune.

Carillon Summer Concert Series

Jul 24, 2018

7:00 PM

Central Campus

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Carillon concert with guest carillonneur Ray McLellan, Michigan State University, Lansing. Campanile tours are available after each concert. Bring lawn chairs or blankets, and enjoy a summer evening on central campus with friends and family.