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Friday, 10 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Cyclone Cinema: Frozen II

Apr 10, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Elsa finds herself strangely unsettled. After hearing a mysterious voice call out to her, Elsa travels to the enchanted forests and dark seas beyond her kingdom -- an adventure that soon turns into a journey of self-discovery.

CANCELED: 9 to 5

Apr 10, 2020

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Based on the hit 1980 film, "9 to 5" sprinkles musical comedy and feminist flair onto the story of a trio of overworked office colleagues who get a chance to run the company when they kidnap their sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot of a boss. This production contains mature content.

Saturday, 11 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Indigo Dyeing

Apr 11, 2020

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Explore the plant and science magic of dyeing with indigo! Indigo is a plant-based dye that's used to create beautiful blue colors.

CANCELED: Family Nature Hour: Signs of Spring

Apr 11, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Join RG staff for guided explorations outside to explore the season. Come prepared for outdoor explorations. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

CANCELED: Walk-in Craft: Harry Potter Wands

Apr 11, 2020

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

The wand chooses the wizard, but exceptions are made in the Workspace. Create your own instrument to channel your magical powers! You'll be ready for "Wandlore," a complex and mysterious branch of magic.

CANCELED: Cyclone Cinema: Frozen II

Apr 11, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Elsa finds herself strangely unsettled. After hearing a mysterious voice call out to her, Elsa travels to the enchanted forests and dark seas beyond her kingdom -- an adventure that soon turns into a journey of self-discovery.

CANCELED: 9 to 5

Apr 11, 2020

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Based on the hit 1980 film, "9 to 5" sprinkles musical comedy and feminist flair onto the story of a trio of overworked office colleagues who get a chance to run the company when they kidnap their sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot of a boss. This production contains mature content.

Sunday, 12 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Cyclone Cinema: Frozen II

Apr 12, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Elsa finds herself strangely unsettled. After hearing a mysterious voice call out to her, Elsa travels to the enchanted forests and dark seas beyond her kingdom -- an adventure that soon turns into a journey of self-discovery.

Monday, 13 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Monday Monologues series

Apr 13, 2020

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

This event is canceled. Amanda Petefish-Schrag, assistant professor of music and theatre, will select scenes from her new work "Of the Deep," featuring puppetry and original music. "Of The Deep" explores how a girl who discovers a massive whale carcass washed up on shore comes together with the town's residents and has a pragmatic and mysterious journey along the way.

CANCELED: Signing Black in America: The Story of Black American Sign Language

Apr 13, 2020

7:00 PM

127 Curtiss

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Dr. Ceil Lucas is Professor Emerita of Linguistics at Gallaudet University and editor of the journal Sign Language Studies. Dr. Hill is the director of the Deaf Studies Laboratory. They collaborated on the recent book The Hidden Treasure of Black ASL: Its History and Structure and are co-associate producers of the documentary Signing Black in America, focusing on under-represented linguistic topics and the language of marginalized groups.

Tuesday, 14 Apr 2020

POSTPONED: Carbon Removal Forum

Apr 14, 2020

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Howe Hall atrium

free

Bioeconomy Institute Conferences Live Green

This event will be rescheduled. The Carbon Removal Forum is a campuswide event to harness knowledge and capacity toward developing an Iowa State University program in agriculturally based carbon removal that could contribute toward mitigating climate change. Featured speakers are Philip Robertson, Michigan State University, and Daniel Sanchez, University of California, Berkeley. Registration (free) is requested.

CANCELED: Addressing Challenging Behaviors with Individualized Support - Dr. Mary Louise Hemmeter

Apr 14, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Dr. Mary Louise Hemmeter is a professor of Special Education at Vanderbilt University. Her research focuses on effective instruction, supporting social emotional development and addressing challenging behavior, and coaching teachers. She has been a PI or Co-PI on numerous projects funded by the US Departments of Education and Health and Human Services. Through her work on the National Center on the Social Emotional Foundations for Early...

CANCELED: Open Mic Night

Apr 14, 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)

Wednesday, 15 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Behind the Scenes: Art in the Garden

Apr 15, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Did you know Reiman Gardens has a permanent art collection? Join Education Manager Sara Merritt for a walking interpretive tour of sculpture and other surprises.

Start Something series

Apr 15, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

3231 Student Innovation Center

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Conferences Student activities

"Landing Page: You Should Start Here." 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.

CANCELED: Sewing Lessons

Apr 15, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you. Choose one of the dates below to work one-on-one with Judy and learn the skills you need to keep going on your own. Bring in your machine or borrow one of ours and begin making beautiful things, one stitch at a time.

Thursday, 16 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Caterpillar Club

Apr 16, 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.

CANCELED: Plant Walk: Spring Bulbs and Ephemerals

Apr 16, 2020

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself - join Lindsey Smith, Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator, for in-depth walking tours of the plants and flowers that make this place so special.

CANCELED: Kado/The Way of Flowers: Sogetsu Ikebana Demonstration

Apr 16, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Watch designer, exhibition co-curator alumna, Marcia Borel create a Sogetsu arrangement as she describes the principles and practice of ikebana.

CANCELED Kado/The Way of Flowers: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Reception

Apr 16, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Enter the Brunnier Art Museum to find the "Contemplate Japan" exhibition complete with Sogetsu arrangements from ikebana practitioners from across the country.

Cancelled - Song Literature

Apr 16, 2020

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU vocal students sing songs learned in Song Literature class.

Friday, 17 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Paint Your Own Pottery: Signs of Spring

Apr 17, 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

Celebrates spring with adorable bunnies, chicks, and birds to bloom bowls and fun planters.

CANCELED: Kado/The Way of Flowers: Midnight at the Museum

Apr 17, 2020

8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Experience the museum after dark and take part in a series of activities and demonstrations all about Japan.

Saturday, 18 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Iowa Butterfly Survey Network Training

Apr 18, 2020

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Free

Reiman Gardens

Be a citizen scientist and an active conservationist through the Iowa Butterfly Survey Network (IBSN) with this training from our entomology staff.

CANCELED Kado/The Way of Flowers: A Passion for Collecting Roundtable

Apr 18, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join three passionate ikebana practitioners and ikebana basket collectors as they share their experiences of building collections of these intricate and unique baskets.

CANCELED: Iowa Butterfly Survey Network REFRESHER Training

Apr 18, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Free

Reiman Gardens

Already an active participant? Bring a sack lunch and join entomology staff at Reiman Gardens for this annual refresher to keep you up to speed with the latest information.

Sunday, 19 Apr 2020

CANCELED: Plein Air Painting in the Garden

Apr 19, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Students of all skill levels will learn to paint the colors and textures of the Gardens in the French tradition of painting "en plein air," or outside!

Monday, 20 Apr 2020