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Thursday, 26 Mar 2020

POSTPONED: Woodshop Orientation

Mar 26, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

We are working to reschedule this event. Stay tuned! 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.

CANCELED: Cyclone Cinema: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Mar 26, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Lloyd Vogel is an investigative journalist who receives an assignment to profile Fred Rogers, aka Mr. Rogers. Roger's empathy, kindness and decency soon chips away at Vogel's jaded outlook on life, forcing the reporter to reconcile with his own painful past.

Canceled: White Mansions, Black Bodies: Get Out and the New Age Slave Plantation

Mar 26, 2020

8:00 PM

Great Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Professor Novotny Lawrence discusses Jordan Peele's horror thriller Get Out, demonstrating the ways in which the director employs traditional filmmaking storytelling tropes to examine contemporary racial profiles.

POSTPONED: Bad Bad Hats

Mar 26, 2020

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$14 ($10 w/ ISU student ID) in advance

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances

Bad Bad Hats is an indie rock band from Minneapolis, MN. Bad Bad Hats is defined by a balance of sweet and sour. Their music honors classic pop songwriting, with nods to nineties rock simplicity and pop-punk frivolity.

Friday, 27 Mar 2020

Canceled: Diary of Anne Frank

Mar 27, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

In 1941 Nazi-controlled Amsterdam, 13-year-old Anne Frank goes into hiding with her family. For the next two years, she never leaves the attic where her family is concealed. Anne finds solace writing in her diary, capturing the daily lives of the secret annex's inhabitants--from the horrors of war to the excitement of first love.

Canceled: Diary of Anne Frank

Mar 27, 2020

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

In 1941 Nazi-controlled Amsterdam, 13-year-old Anne Frank goes into hiding with her family. For the next two years, she never leaves the attic where her family is concealed. Anne finds solace writing in her diary, capturing the daily lives of the secret annex's inhabitants--from the horrors of war to the excitement of first love.

CANCELED: Paint Your Own Pottery: Trinkets and Treasures

Mar 27, 2020

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

Create a place for your favorites little things - a tray for your keys, a ring holder, a bank for your change, or choose from boxes of all shapes and sizes.

CANCELED: Planetarium Show: Galaxies and the Universe

Mar 27, 2020

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

free

Astronomy Lectures

Due to COVID-19 precautions the planetarium show for this month has been canceled.

CANCELED: Cyclone Cinema: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Mar 27, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Lloyd Vogel is an investigative journalist who receives an assignment to profile Fred Rogers, aka Mr. Rogers. Roger's empathy, kindness and decency soon chips away at Vogel's jaded outlook on life, forcing the reporter to reconcile with his own painful past.

Canceled: Eating Tomorrow: Climate Change and the Battle for the Future of Food

Mar 27, 2020

7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Dr. Wise is the director of the Land and Food Rights program at Small Planet Institute. Wise's research and writing have covered U.S. farm policies, trade and agricultural development, agricultural biodiversity, food prices and biofuels, and Mexico's maize economy under the threat of genetically modified maize.

CANCELED: Global Gala

Mar 27, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall

free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Global Gala is an annual celebration of the various cultures present on the Iowa State Campus. This platform allows several student organizations to showcase their cultural heritage through dance, music, and fashion in an effort to promote diversity and celebrate all cultures!

Saturday, 28 Mar 2020

CANCELED: Day of Insects

Mar 28, 2020

8:00 AM - 4:20 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Celebrate the annual Day of Insects at Reiman Gardens. Enjoy a day filled with presentations from professionals, academics, advocates, and enthusiasts.

CANCELED: Glass Beads Intensive Workshop

Mar 28, 2020

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $50, Public $60

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire! This fast-paced workshop will be packed with information about safety, equipment, and techniques for creating a variety of beads. Leave class with a stash of beads and the know-how to continue on your own. For very beginners or a great refresher for those who would like to brush up on their skills.

CANCELED: Potting Party: Airplant Aesthetics

Mar 28, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

New this season! Join Indoor Horticulturist Jessie Liebenguth for this exclusive hour of making of trendy, modern, and Insta-worthy plant projects.

Iowa Songwriters Showcase

Mar 28, 2020

5:00 PM

Goldfinch Room, Stephens Auditorium

$25-$40

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Central Standard Time is an acoustic duo from Iowa City. Matt Hibbard and Charlie Rod met at camp, where their friendship grew strong. From that friendship sprouted a musical collaboration, born of many summer nights singing and playing around a campfire, winter days singing and playing by a fireplace, and countless days and nights in a college dorm room, making music with friends. Two shows are scheduled (5 and 8 p.m.).

CANCELED Cyclone Cinema: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Mar 28, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Lloyd Vogel is an investigative journalist who receives an assignment to profile Fred Rogers, aka Mr. Rogers. Roger's empathy, kindness and decency soon chips away at Vogel's jaded outlook on life, forcing the reporter to reconcile with his own painful past.

Iowa Songwriters Showcase

Mar 28, 2020

8:00 PM

Goldfinch Room, Stephens Auditorium

$25-$40

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Central Standard Time is an acoustic duo from Iowa City. Matt Hibbard and Charlie Rod met at camp, where their friendship grew strong. From that friendship sprouted a musical collaboration, born of many summer nights singing and playing around a campfire, winter days singing and playing by a fireplace, and countless days and nights in a college dorm room, making music with friends. Two shows are scheduled (5 and 8 p.m.).

POSTPONED: Chris Renzema - The Boxer & The Bear Tour

Mar 28, 2020

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 / $12 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances

Chris Renzema's music turns tunes into conversations. His songs intertwine faith and love for heartfelt prayer.

SOLD OUT Chris Renzema - The Boxer & The Bear Tour

Mar 28, 2020

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 / $12 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances

Chris Renzema's music turns tunes into conversations. His songs intertwine faith and love for heartfelt prayer.

Sunday, 29 Mar 2020

CANCELED: Walk-in Argentine Tango Lessons

Mar 29, 2020

4:00 PM

Workspace

$

Student Activities Center Arts, performances

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

CANCELED Cyclone Cinema: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Mar 29, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Lloyd Vogel is an investigative journalist who receives an assignment to profile Fred Rogers, aka Mr. Rogers. Roger's empathy, kindness and decency soon chips away at Vogel's jaded outlook on life, forcing the reporter to reconcile with his own painful past.

Monday, 30 Mar 2020

Retirement reception: Patty Gibler

Mar 30, 2020

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Extension 4-H Building

free

Youth-4H Meetings, receptions

Patty Gibler, a program assistant in the 4-H youth development program, is retiring.

Canceled: Because I Said I Would

Mar 30, 2020

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Alex Shen is the founder of Because I Said I Would, an international social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. Sparked by a tragedy in his life, Alex created the Promise Card and since 2012 more than 9.81 million cards distributed to 153 countries.

Tuesday, 31 Mar 2020

CANCELED: Gallery Chat with Beth Martin

Mar 31, 2020

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

In conjunction with the exhibition "Creating Global Understanding," members of the World Languages and Culture faculty will lead informal discussions of the works of art they researched and interpreted.

Start Something series

Mar 31, 2020

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

3231 Student Innovation Center

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Conferences Student activities

"Copywriting: Grab Their Attention with Words." The Start Something short-course series is designed for entrepreneurs. Whether you are just exploring the idea of entrepreneurship (intro series) or want to learn more about marketing your small business, this series will help kick start your next venture. Registration requested.

POSTPONED: Ceramic Birdbath Class

Mar 31, 2020

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

New start date of April 7 Learn to prepare clay for hand-building, roll out slabs, and cut pieces needed to make a birdbaths. Assembling will include scoring and incorporating slip, and creating decorative add-ons and texture.

CANCELED: Open Mic Night

Mar 31, 2020

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open Mic Night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)