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What is featured?

Sunday, 18 Aug 2019

What's on Your Plate? Food & the Waste Stream

Aug 18, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Garbage vs. compost: how much food is thrown away even before we see it at the store? Ever wondered where your food comes from?

Monday, 19 Aug 2019

Great Plants for Iowa: Annuals - Beyond the Basics

Aug 19, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

With so many wonderful annuals available to gardeners, we had to split this class into two!

Tuesday, 20 Aug 2019

Conference: CELT Teaching Symposium

Aug 20, 2019

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Scheman Building, Iowa State Center, Iowa State University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Conferences Training, development

A half-day program encompassing best teaching practices and student support resources available at Iowa State. New faculty, staff with a teaching role and graduate teaching assistants will learn from Iowa State's educators about how to prepare for a successful first semester of teaching, and explore CELT's services, resources, and professional development opportunities.

Intermediate Watercolor

Aug 20, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

6-week program beginning Tuesday, August 20, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Expand on basic watercolor techniques with Creative Department artist Yvonne Brune, in this 6-week intermediate class.

Floral Design: Twister - Tropical Compositions

Aug 20, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Intertwine tropical flora into a unique botanic configuration that qualifies as a work of art.

Wednesday, 21 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 21, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

Behind the Scenes: DeeAnn Drew Shade Garden

Aug 21, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Walk through Reiman Gardens' newest named garden space with Director Ed Lyon.

Thursday, 22 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 22, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

Retirement reception: Mary Lynn Hance

Aug 22, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Rooms 18-19 Physics Hall

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Mary Lynn Hance, a custodian for custodial services' Team 7, facilities planning and management, is retiring.

Information session: Proposed Healthy Life Center

Aug 22, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Room 3228, Memorial Union

free

ISU WellBeing Meetings, receptions

Nancy Carroll, executive director of Heartland Senior Services and a member of the Healthy Life Center steering team, will provide a 30-minute overview of the proposed Healthy Life Center, followed by 15 minutes of Q&A. Repeated at noon-12:45 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. No registration needed.

Friday, 23 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 23, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

Retirement reception: Anita Rollins

Aug 23, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Hach Hall atrium

free

School of Education Meetings, receptions

Anita Rollins, Science Bound program coordinator in the School of Education, is retiring. A brief program will begin at 3 p.m. Refreshments will be available throughout the reception.

Volleyball vs. Creighton (Exhibition)

Aug 23, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Free

Athletics Athletics

Volleyball: Iowa State vs. Creighton (Exhibition)

Saturday, 24 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 24, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

Sunday, 25 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 25, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

What's on Your Plate? How Do We Feed the Planet?

Aug 25, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

We have enough food to feed the world, but almost one-third of our people go hungry - HOW CAN WE HELP? Ever wondered where your food comes from?

Argentine Tango Lessons

Aug 25, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU - five lessons for $35/Public - five lessons for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

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

Monday, 26 Aug 2019

Semester begins

Aug 26, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of classes for fall semester.

Poster Sale

Aug 26, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

Great Plants for Iowa: Small Trees

Aug 26, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$13.60-$20

Reiman Gardens

Go beyond the crabapple! Learn more about the many small, colorful, often blooming trees perfectly suited for the residential landscape in Iowa.

Tuesday, 27 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 27, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

LGBTQIA+ Community Welcome

Aug 27, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Special events Student activities

Join us at the annual LGBTQIA+ Community Welcome! Meet new and returning students, grab some snacks, play some games (with those new friends), dance, add to our community mural, and bring your selfie game for a unique backdrop for the LGBTQIA+ community! All are welcome!

Wednesday, 28 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 28, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

Chillin' with the DSO

Aug 28, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Student Services Building Plaza

free

Dean of Students Office Special events

Kick-off the new semester with free ice cream sundaes! Learn about the Dean of Students Office and how our 15 departments can help Cyclones succeed.

Walk-In 10 Minute Craft: Watercolor Bookmarks

Aug 28, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$1

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Make a splash of watercolor on heavy paper and leave with a bookmark, or small work of art.

SUB General Meeting

Aug 28, 2019

5:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$0

Student Union Board Meetings, receptions

Join SUB at their bi-weekly General Member Meetings every other Wednesday at 5:00 pm in the Maintenance Shop. You'll learn more about the organization, get the inside scoop on events coming to campus and meet lots of amazing people!

WelcomeFest

Aug 28, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$0

Student Activities Center Student activities

See what over 100 Ames businesses and ISU departments have to offer you! Come for the info! Get freebies and food samples!

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Aug 28, 2019

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$1 at the door

Student Union Board Student activities

This group is great for those who love the improv comedy humor of their fellow college students and can't get enough of location, occupation, means of death.

Thursday, 29 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 29, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

Woodshop Orientation

Aug 29, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30

The Workspace 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.