Summerfest 2017 Schedule Highlights

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Diamonds of the Prairie by Jewel Box Quilt Guild
11 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Faulconer Gallery, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Exhibit
For all ages
Science Center of Iowa: Earth Plays Rough
11 a.m.–Noon
Noyce Science Center, Room 1023
Presentation
For all ages
Small Treasures Craft Sale by Jewel Box Quilt Guild
11 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Outside of Faulconer Gallery, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
For all ages
Twirl Into a Tale
11–11:50 a.m.
Batts Dance Studio, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Workshop
For young kids
Writing Short: Saying Much in Few Words by William Rudolph
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Lawson Lecture Hall, Room 152, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Workshop
For older kids, teens, and adults
Small Textile Treasures
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Rotunda, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Make & take activity
For older kids, teens, and adults
Too Many Strings Band
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Haight Courtyard Stage, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Performance
For all ages
CultureALL: Folk and Bollywood Dances of India
Noon–1 p.m.
Wall Performance Lab, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Workshop
For all ages
Eulenspiegel Puppets Presenting Uncle Rabbit's Adventures
12:30–1:30 p.m.
Haight Courtyard Stage, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Performance
For all ages
Composition Crash Course by Eric McIntyre
1–2:30 p.m.
Room 263, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Workshop
For older kids, teens, and adults
Stitches in Time: Fashion from the Past with the Grinnell Historical Museum
1–2 p.m.
Lawson Lecture Hall, Room 152, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Presentation
For older kids, teens, and adults
Musical Improv Workshop with the Cast of Broadway's Next Hit Musical
1–2 p.m.
Flanagan Theater, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Workshop
For older kids, teens, and adults
Science Center of Iowa: Building Blunders
1–2 p.m.
Noyce Science Center, Room 1023
Presentation
For all ages
Stitch and Sparkle! by Tilly Woodward
1:30–3 p.m.
Rotunda, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Make & take activity
For young kids, older kids, and teens
Adventures in Chemistry: Explosions, Glow-in-the-dark, acid-base reactions and more! by Lee Sharpe
2–3 p.m.
Noyce Science Center, Room 2022
Presentation
For all ages
Specters of Hate: Islamaphobia and the Conditions of Public Life by Caleb Elfenbein
2–3 p.m.
DLAB in the Forum
Workshop
For adults
Modern Dance Contact Improvisation for Beginners by Kathleen Hurley
2:30–4 p.m.
Batts Dance Studio, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Workshop
For older kids, teens, and adults
NOLA Jazz Band
2:30–3:30 p.m.
Haight Courtyard Stage, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Performance
For all ages
Americans in Paris: Vive la différence
3–4 p.m.
Lawson Lecture Hall, Room 152, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Lecture
For older kids, teens, and adults
Lines Can Build Beautiful Shapes! by Marc Chamberland
3–4 p.m.
Noyce Science Center, Room 2022
Lecture
For all ages
Connecting Distance
3:30–5:30 p.m.
Haight Courtyard, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Make & take activity
For older kids, teens, and adults
Puppet Making Workshop: Butterflies and Twirlies
3:30–4:30 p.m.
Cooper Flanagan Theater Lobby, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Make & take activity
For all ages
The Biology and Basics of Brewing by Joshua Sandquist
4–5:30 p.m.
Noyce Science Center, Room 1023
Lecture
For older kids, teens, and adults
Blank Park Zoo: Show & Tell
4–5 p.m.
Sebring Lewis Hall, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Presentation
For all ages
CultureALL: Latin American Dance
4–5 p.m.
Wall Performance Lab, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Workshop
For all ages
Every Heirloom has a Story by Jewel Box Quilt Guild
4–5 p.m.
Rotunda, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Presentation
For all ages
Pink Neighbor
4–5 p.m.
Haight Courtyard Stage, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Performance
For all ages
Giant String Art
4–5 p.m.
Hill next to Burling Library
Activity
For all ages
Akwi Nji:  Words A(rt)LOUD
5-6 p.m.
Flanagan Theater, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Performance
For older kids, teens, and adults
Eulenspiegel Puppets Presenting Uncle Rabbit's Adventures
5–6 p.m.
Haight Courtyard Stage, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Performance
For all ages
Name Those MoviesMovie Music of John Williams by Randye Jones
5–6 p.m.
Lawson Lecture Hall, Room 152, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Lecture
For older kids, teens, and adults
Theater Improv by Sandy Moffett
5–6 p.m.
Wall Performance Lab, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Workshop
For older kids, teens, and adults
Blank Park Zoo: Show & Tell
5–6 p.m.
Sebring Lewis Hall, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Presentation
For all ages
Omaha Street Percussion
6–7 p.m.
Haight Courtyard Stage, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Performance
For all ages
Quilt Raffle Announcement
6:30–6:40 p.m.
Haight Courtyard, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
Broadway's Next Hit Musical
7–9 p.m.
Central Campus Stage
Performance
For all ages