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Tuesday, 08 Oct 2019

Walk-In Craft: True Colors

Oct 08, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$4

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a rainbow garland using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies. Whether you identify as LGBTQIA or an Ally, we welcome you at The Workspace because we believe that coming out matters. Information about the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success at Iowa State as well as community resources will be available.

Botanicals & Booze: Halloween Fairy Gardens

Oct 08, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Bring your own booze and join us for a hands-on workshop exploring your spooky inner gardener. Let the ghosts run free as you create a haunted fairy garden in a small container!

Wednesday, 09 Oct 2019

Retirement reception: Pat Dobelis

Oct 09, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Second floor meeting room, Thielen Student Health Center

free

Thielen Student Health Center Meetings, receptions

Pat Dobelis, an ISD procurement and expense specialist for the student affairs division and former administrative secretary in the student health center, is retiring Oct. 11 after 40 years of service to the university.

Walk-In Craft: True Colors

Oct 09, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$4

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a rainbow garland using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies. Whether you identify as LGBTQIA or an Ally, we welcome you at The Workspace because we believe that coming out matters. Information about the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success at Iowa State as well as community resources will be available.

CEAH Fall 2019 Reception

Oct 09, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Beardshear Hall, 1st Floor Rotunda

free

Research Office Training, development

The Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (CEAH) and the Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) would like to welcome back our faculty in the arts and humanities with a fall reception. Join us for refreshments and a cash bar as we celebrate the exciting research taking place in the arts.

SUB General Meeting

Oct 09, 2019

5:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Come hang out with Student Union Board and learn more about their upcoming events, and how you can get involved, at their bi-weekly general meetings! FREE and open to ALL ISU students!

Leaders Workshop Series

Oct 09, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Student activities

The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out.

Performance: ISU Jazz Ensemble I

Oct 09, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 - tickets at the door

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette is the director of the Jazz 1 ensemble.

Lecture: Finding Your Sports Analytics Niche

Oct 09, 2019

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Sports entrepreneur, analyst, and philanthropist, Tiffany Kelly is a person who is looking to change the game. She is the CEO & Co-Founder of Curastory. She received her B.S in Sport & Recreation Management/Sports Analytics from Nova Southeastern University. Top 3 finalist for the open division: Hustle Difficulty Complex at the 3rd Annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.

Volleyball vs. Baylor

Oct 09, 2019

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Volleyball vs. Baylor

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 09, 2019

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$1 at the door

Student Union Board Arts, performances 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, 10 Oct 2019

Caterpillar Club

Oct 10, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

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

Art Walk: Home is Where the Art Is

Oct 10, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

MacKay Hall

University Museums Arts, performances

This four-part series includes in-depth art walks to discover the public art in the Department of Human Sciences buildings.

Nature at Noon - Rain Forest Carbon Cycling

Oct 10, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Hear about ISU Associate Professor Ann Russell's research on carbon cycling in the rainforest, and how she communicates the importance of carbon balancing to public audiences.

Walk-In Craft: True Colors

Oct 10, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$4

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a rainbow garland using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies. Whether you identify as LGBTQIA or an Ally, we welcome you at The Workspace because we believe that coming out matters. Information about the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success at Iowa State as well as community resources will be available.

Campus conversation: Managing threats and fear

Oct 10, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Lectures Training, development

"From Words to Bullets: Managing Threats and Fear," presented by ISU Police. Explore common fears about verbal, physical, and lethal attacks, as well as a space to gain knowledge participants can then use as tools to increase their own safety. Small group discussions will follow the presentation.

Artstor - What is it Good For?

Oct 10, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:40 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

This workshop will provide an introduction to Artstor, the preeminent image repository for scholarly and educational research in the world. Let us know if you need accommodation. Register through Learn@ISU, Keyword:LIB.

Performance: Climate Change Theatre Action

Oct 10, 2019

5:15 PM - 6:30 PM

Parks Library lawn

Donations accepted

Theatre Arts, performances Live Green

"Climate Change Theatre Action: Lighting the Way," a series of short plays written by international playwrights to support the UN Climate Change Conference. These stories bring science to life and encourage us to work toward a sustainable future together. ISU's CCTA focuses on sharing knowledge, discovering hope and creating community as the best ways to face growing environmental crises.

Documentary: A Meditation on Puerto Rico's Political Status

Oct 10, 2019

6:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Diversity

"The Last Colony: A Meditation on Puerto Rico's Political Status," an in-depth exploration of Puerto Rico's political status and its unique relationship to the United States. Jose Rosa, professor of marketing, will lead a Q&A after the screening.

Knitting Class

Oct 10, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $37, Public $47

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Sara Cady A beginning class to learn the basics of knitting: cast-on, knit, purl, bind-off, rib stitch, increase and decrease techniques, gauge swatching, and picking up dropped stitches. Practice outside of class to get muscle memory going, and you will walk away knowing how to read knitting patterns and have a new addiction to the yarn aisle. Open to ages 18+. Yarn will be provided but bring a pair of #7 or #8 single-point needles.

Cyclone Cinema: Toy Story 4

Oct 10, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the crew embark on a road trip that turns into an unexpected reunion.

Lecture: Gender and Communication on the Campaign Trail

Oct 10, 2019

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Kelly Winfrey, an assistant professor in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, will discuss the unique challenges women candidates face and the communication strategies they use in their efforts to win over voters. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Lecture Series.

Magic City Hippies w/ LUTHI

Oct 10, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$12 / $16 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This indie funk trio has international reach and sold out tour dates around the country. Their unique blend of breezy pop and party funk offer an unforgettable live experience. Nashville-based funk band LUTHI will support the show.

Friday, 11 Oct 2019

Brown Bag Series: American Sign Language

Oct 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Diversity Meetings, receptions

"Brown Bag American Sign Language: Deaf Culture and Language," training for employees and community members interested in learning basic signs and more about deaf culture. You do not need to attend every session in order to learn from this series. Bring your lunch and an open mind for this interactive course.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Color Me!

Oct 11, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Just like a coloring book, these pieces have line drawings ready for filling in and they are super-cute! Llamas, sloths, unicorns and more on mugs and plates. We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select. Drop off but give yourself an hour.

CANCELED: Family Overnight

Oct 11, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$16-$30

Reiman Gardens

This event has been canceled.

Cyclone Cinema: Toy Story 4

Oct 11, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the crew embark on a road trip that turns into an unexpected reunion.

Iowa Songwriters Showcase

Oct 11, 2019

7:00 PM

Goldfinch Room, Stephens Auditorium

$25-$40

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The October showcase features folk artist Mississippi Jake and multi-instrumentalist Buz Owen.

Concert: ISU Symphony Orchestra

Oct 11, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

The Iowa State University Symphony Orchestra is a premiere ensemble of the Department of Music and Theatre. Tickets available at the door or in the Music Hall office.

Whitacre

Oct 11, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8 / $10 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whitacre is a group blurring the lines of folk, indie rock and bluegrass music. Their brand of folk-rock combines thought-provoking lyrics and high-energy live performances that led to tours with Family and Friends, Wilderado, and Wild Rivers.