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What is featured?

Saturday, 01 Jun 2019

Art & Antique Sale

Jun 01, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

004 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Sales are first come, first served. Prices are marked and non-negotiable. All sales are "as is" and final. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted. Proceeds will provide resources to help acquire, conserve and maintain works of art in the University Museums permanent collection. Sale items were donated to the University Museums with the intent to support the mission and long-term goals of the University Museums.

Monday, 03 Jun 2019

Retirement reception: Kevin Brownfield

Jun 03, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Room 2004 Black Engineering Building

free

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Meetings, receptions

Kevin Brownfield, engineering research and development senior machinist in the department of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, is retiring after 39 years of service to the university.

Meet and Greet with ISD service teams

Jun 03, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Special Events Meetings, receptions

Employees are invited to stop by and meet the members of their finance and human resources Improved Service Delivery teams.

Photography: The Art of Seeing

Jun 03, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

REiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week course beginning Monday, June 3, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see! This class will help you explore your photographic potential.

Tuesday, 04 Jun 2019

Plant Pals

Jun 04, 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: Basic Garden Maintenance

Jun 04, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Assistant Director Aaron Steil will dig into gardening basics from watering and fertilizing to composting and plant selection.

Walk-in Craft: Paint Pours

Jun 04, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Choose 3-5 paints (including metallics!) and learn how to create an abstract painting full of marbled swirls and cells of color.

Photography: Off Camera Flash

Jun 04, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week course beginning Tuesday, June 4, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Join our beloved instructor Mark Stoltenberg as he starts you at the beginning of off camera flash with the basics and one flash, and then takes you through everything you need to know; from technique to gear, to mastering the Speedlight and taking better pictures almost immediately.

Wednesday, 05 Jun 2019

Woodshop Orientation

Jun 05, 2019

4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety. Students may purchase the toolbox for $6 after class or we will use them for our Art Mart fundraiser. The orientation is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Landscape Photography

Jun 05, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week course beginning Wednesday, June 5, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Do you love the idea of grabbing your camera and heading out to beautiful locations? Then join professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg to learn the basics of landscape photography.

Thursday, 06 Jun 2019

Cybersecurity Camp

Jun 06, 2019

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

College of Engineering

$40

College of Engineering Conferences

Learn from one of the leading cybersecurity experts as we explore why cybersecurity is so important. For girls entering grades 8-10. Registration required.

Kids' Story Time

Jun 06, 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.

Youth Summer Camp #1: Play with Plants!

Jun 06, 2019

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for an afternoon of fun and educational activities focused on the science of plants, investigating seed dispersal to specialized parts to phenomena like phototropism.

Friday, 07 Jun 2019

Retirement reception: Pam Oakland

Jun 07, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Conference room 212, Power Plant

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Pam Oakland, secretary in utilities services, facilities planning and management, is retiring June 7.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Message Mugs

Jun 07, 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

Mugs Add a covert message at the bottom of a cup! Put it inside to discover when your coffee is gone, or outside to share with an office mate. Add your personal message from a sweet "I love you" to a clever note that "This may contain poison."

Saturday, 08 Jun 2019

CANCELLED: Rose Fest

Jun 08, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

The Rose Fest has been canceled because there aren't enough rose blooms yet to run the competition.

Flower Pounding

Jun 08, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Ready for a crazy fun, creative class? Join expert Maggie Howe to snip botanicals and pound them onto fabric to make a customized canvas tote and scarf or handkerchief.

Monday, 10 Jun 2019

Junior Master Gardener Program with 4-H

Jun 10, 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.

Crochet Class

Jun 10, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $34 Public $44 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn basic stitches, including chain and double crochet, to make a chunky grey beanie perfect for long Iowa winters. Incorporate a "grit stitch" that makes a fun diagonal pattern so you will stay warm, but look cool. Leave class knowing how to read crochet patterns and with a new addiction to the yarn aisle.

Tuesday, 11 Jun 2019

Plant Pals

Jun 11, 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.

21+ Paint Your Own Pottery: Game of Thrones

Jun 11, 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

Super-fans can replicate a sigil, write out a favorite quote, or perhaps make a Starbucks cup

Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019

Art Walk: Picture Yourself with Art

Jun 12, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Fountain of the Four Seasons, north of the Memorial Union

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Selfie Day! Iowa State University's Art on Campus Collection is a wonderful treasure. Let's take a day to celebrate our campus art by touring some of the most photogenic examples and say 'cheese'.

Stone Setting Class

Jun 12, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $35 Public $45 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Have you ever wanted to make a pendant out of that beautiful found object or polished stone? Learn to plan your design, measure and prep prongs, solder with precision, and set your stone. This is a great soldering class for all skill levels. Bring a treasure or cabochon no larger than 1.5" long and ¼" thick to class with you.

Happy Outdoor Painting Workshop

Jun 12, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create the kind of world you want to see in this oil painting class ala Bob Ross. Follow the lead of Levi Chytki using the wet-on-wet oil painting technique, and paint on an 11" x 17" canvas with basic tools - a couple brushes and a palette knife. Share paint with your neighbors as you create your version of Levi's painting while he works alongside you.

Thursday, 13 Jun 2019

Nature at Noon - Games in Ames

Jun 13, 2019

12:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Why do we play games? How do games connect people?

Kids' Story Time

Jun 13, 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.

Pub Chair

Jun 13, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $90 Public $100 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make a tall pub chair, perfect for a counter or cocktail table. The shaped seat, angled back, and foot rails make this seating option comfortable and look great. Make one in class from select pine and leave with the plans and know-how to make more on your own.

Ukulele Lessons

Jun 13, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics needed to make music on the ever-popular ukulele. It's like a guitar, only a whole lot easier! You will learn to tune your instrument and make basic chords plus how to accompany yourself or others using basic chord charts and song sheets, all in a fun and inclusive setting. BYOU (Bring Your Own Ukulele)

Ukulele Lessons

Jun 13, 2019

7:45 PM - 8:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics needed to make music on the ever-popular ukulele. It's like a guitar, only a whole lot easier! You will learn to tune your instrument and make basic chords plus how to accompany yourself or others using basic chord charts and song sheets, all in a fun and inclusive setting. BYOU (Bring Your Own Ukulele)

Friday, 14 Jun 2019

Open house: ISU Dairy Farm

Jun 14, 2019

7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

52470 260 St., south of Ames

free

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

A celebration of dairy month. Tours will be given every 20 minutes beginning at 7:15 a.m. and ending at 11:30 a.m. Stops include the milking parlor, milk house and dairy barns. The open house includes demonstrations and best practices in animal care, product quality, safety and environmental stewardship. The dairy farm is home to 400 milking cows.