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Thursday, 13 Feb 2020

Caterpillar Club

Feb 13, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

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

Horticulture Club: Valentine flower sale

Feb 13, 2020

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

West spiral stairwell, Memorial Union

$2.50-$5 per stem

Student Organizations Special events Student activities

Horticulture Club members are selling roses, carnations and alstroemeria for Valentine's Day. Proceeds will support club meetings and travel for industry tours and competitions. Sale continues Feb. 14.

Pop-Up Art Sale

Feb 13, 2020

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Support local artists and give an original gift of art to your Valentine. Visit our pop-up booth outside the University Bookstore at the MU.

Nature at Noon: Bus Trip Overview and 2020 Theme

Feb 13, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Get a preview of Director Ed Lyon's yearly bus excursions, and hear from staff about the 2020 Gardens theme, Wild and Whimsical, which will appear in garden displays, education programs, events, exhibits, and more.

Getting Started with LaTex and Overleaf

Feb 13, 2020

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

32 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

This hands-on workshop uses the Overleaf editor to demonstrate the basics of LaTeX. LaTeX is a powerful typesetting language often used for writing theses, dissertations, peer-reviewed journal articles, and scientific documents. Registration is required through Learn@ISU. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Crafty Cocktail Night: Galentine's Day Crafting Bar

Feb 13, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Join Reiman Gardens' staff at the Gardens after hours for crafting and sipping adult beverages!

Reception and Artist's Talk: G00nD0ck Practice by Christian D'Cruz

Feb 13, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Reception and artist's talk for a solo exhibition by Christian D'Cruz, senior in graphic design, on display Feb. 10-14 in Gallery 181. The show includes mixed-media paintings, experiential monitor displays, a mural and projections created in 2019-2020, as well as a collaborative painting with renowned artist and ISU alumnus Chris Vance (BFA 2000 Visual Studies).

Sweetheart Workshop: Homemade Candy

Feb 13, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

2379 Food Sciences Building

$25

Food Science and Human Nutrition Lectures

Learn the dos and don'ts of candy making during a live demonstration with Lauren Grant, alumna and owner of Zestful Kitchen. Grant worked with America's Test Kitchen, Cuisine at Home Magazine's test kitchen, and Better Homes and Gardens test kitchen. Participants will receive candy samples and recipes. Registration required.

Cyclone Cinema: Queen & Slim

Feb 13, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Slim and Queen's first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes the officer's gun and shoots him in self-defence.

Russian National Ballet: Swan Lake

Feb 13, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35 - $65

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Direct from Russia, the Russian National Ballet brings the world's most beloved ballet, Swan Lake, to the Stephens Auditorium stage with choreography by Petipa and Tchaikovsky's unforgettable score. This full-length fantasy ballet tells the story of a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer's curse. Spectacular sets and costumes bring this magical love story to life right before your eyes - a ballet evening for the whole family to enjoy!

Friday, 14 Feb 2020

Track and Field

Feb 14, 2020

All day

Lied Recreation Center

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Classic.

Horticulture Club: Valentine flower sale

Feb 14, 2020

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

West spiral stairwell, Memorial Union

$2.50-$5 per stem

Student Organizations Special events Student activities

Horticulture Club members are selling roses, carnations and alstroemeria for Valentine's Day. Proceeds will support club meetings and travel for industry tours and competitions. Sale opens Feb. 13.

Pop-Up Art Sale

Feb 14, 2020

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Support local artists and give an original gift of art to your Valentine. Visit our pop-up booth outside the University Bookstore at the MU.

Kickoff: 19th Amendment Centennial

Feb 14, 2020

11:30 AM - 6:30 PM

2229 Memorial Union

free

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Conferences Diversity

"Hard Won, Not Done," a year of events scheduled across the state of Iowa to celebrate 100 years of women's suffrage. Join us for a half-day commemoration of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which will celebrate the diverse voices of the women's suffrage movement in Iowa and note other important landmarks in the American journey to universal adult suffrage. Although the vote was hard won, the work is not yet done.

Lecture: The Women's Hour, The Great Fight to Win the Vote

Feb 14, 2020

1:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Elaine Weiss is an award-winning journalist and writer whose latest book, "The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote," chronicles one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote.

Retirement reception: Angie Jewett

Feb 14, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learning Center, EH&S Building

free

Environmental Health & Safety Meetings, receptions

Angie Jewett, emergency manager in environmental health and safety, is retiring. A program will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Two for One Studio Fees

Feb 14, 2020

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

Bring a friend! We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. The cost of the bisque still applies.

Tennis

Feb 14, 2020

5:00 PM

Forker Tennis Courts (weather permitting)

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. William and Mary. In the case of inclement weather, competition will be moved to Life Time Fitness, 11911 Hickman Rd., Urbandale. Check the Cyclone tennis website for location updates.

Cyclone Cinema: Queen & Slim

Feb 14, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Slim and Queen's first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes the officer's gun and shoots him in self-defence.

Performance: Finding Neverland

Feb 14, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35 - $84

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world's most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J. M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this monumental leap, leap, leaving his ole world behind for Neverland where nothing is impossible.

Saturday, 15 Feb 2020

Track and Field

Feb 15, 2020

All day

Lied Recreation Center

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Classic.

Men's Basketball

Feb 15, 2020

1:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$40

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas.

Cyclone Cinema: Queen & Slim

Feb 15, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Slim and Queen's first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes the officer's gun and shoots him in self-defence.

Wrestling

Feb 15, 2020

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia.

Sunday, 16 Feb 2020

Tennis

Feb 16, 2020

11:00 AM

Forker Tennis Courts (weather permitting)

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Georgia State. In the case of inclement weather, competition will be moved to Life Time Fitness, 11911 Hickman Rd., Urbandale. Check the Cyclone tennis website for location updates.

Wrestling

Feb 16, 2020

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. UNI.

Cyclone Cinema: Queen & Slim

Feb 16, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Slim and Queen's first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes the officer's gun and shoots him in self-defence.

Monday, 17 Feb 2020

Walk-in Craft: Ankara Wrapped Bangle Bracelets

Feb 17, 2020

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Ankara fabric (or African Wax Printing) is created through a wax-resist dyeing technique and is known for its vivid colors and bold patterns. Find a combination of Ankara fabrics that you like, and we will show you how to wrap them around cord to make a set of three bracelets sized just for you.

Managing Risk in a More Uncertain World: What We Can Learn from Surfers, Studs, and Sexworkers

Feb 17, 2020

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Allison Schrager is an economist, award-winning journalist at Quartz, and author of "An Economist Walks into a Brothel."

Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020

Walk-in Craft: Ankara Wrapped Bangle Bracelets

Feb 18, 2020

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Ankara fabric (or African Wax Printing) is created through a wax-resist dyeing technique and is known for its vivid colors and bold patterns. Find a combination of Ankara fabrics that you like, and we will show you how to wrap them around cord to make a set of three bracelets sized just for you.