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Thursday, 10 Oct 2019

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.

Saturday, 12 Oct 2019

Bonsai Show

Oct 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

October 12, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and October 13, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Please join us at Reiman Gardens for the annual bonsai exhibit in conjunction with the Iowa Bonsai Association.

Serendipity Dyeing: Making Magic with Flowers, Leaves, and Berries

Oct 12, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Join expert Maggie Howe of Prairieland Herbs to explore a dye experience like no other. Create a one-of-a-kind silk scarf as well as beautiful cotton fabric using a huge variety of easy-to-obtain dyestuffs: fresh garden flowers, herbs, leaves, and a variety of everyday items, such as copper pennies, spent teabags, berries, kitchen spices, and much more.

Family Weekend Open House

Oct 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

The Workspace welcomes families of our Iowa Staters! Drop in to see our creative spaces and stay for free crafts. Sign up for door prizes and be sure to visit again when you are in town.

Volleyball vs. Texas Tech

Oct 12, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Volleyball vs. Texas Tech

Cyclone Cinema: Toy Story 4

Oct 12, 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.