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February 27, 2019

Take a Breath

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Come and learn breathing techniques to relax your body and balance your mood. This is an experiential workshop, incorporating visualization and sound to promote wellness.
February 28, 2019

Game Night

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5 - Conference Ctr - Room 1240
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Take a ride in a Virtual Reality Machine, play video games, board games and enjoy some FREE food!! Sponsored by: Ankeny Student Activities Council (SAC) and Ankeny Campus Recreation
March 1, 2019

Fuddy Meers

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Fuddy Meers by David Lindsay-Abaire Directed by Carl Lindberg Playing at the Black Box Theatre in Building 5 March 1 and 2 at 7:30 pm March 3 at 2 pm March 7, 8, and 9 at 7:30 pm Admission is FREE Rated-R Please email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats. About Fuddy Meers Claire has a rare form of psychogenic amnesia that erases her memory whenever she goes to sleep. This morning, like all mornings, she wakes up a blank slate. Claire is whisked away from her chipper husband by a limping, lisping, half-deaf man to the home of her mother, whose speech has been reduced to gibberish by a stroke. Along the way they deal with a dimwitted thug and his foul-mouthed puppet, her perpetually stoned son, and a claustrophobic lady cop.Every twist and turn in this zany, funhouse plot bring Claire closer to revealing the truth.
March 2, 2019

Fuddy Meers

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Fuddy Meers by David Lindsay-Abaire Directed by Carl Lindberg Playing at the Black Box Theatre in Building 5 March 1 and 2 at 7:30 pm March 3 at 2 pm March 7, 8, and 9 at 7:30 pm Admission is FREE Rated-R Please email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats. About Fuddy Meers Claire has a rare form of psychogenic amnesia that erases her memory whenever she goes to sleep. This morning, like all mornings, she wakes up a blank slate. Claire is whisked away from her chipper husband by a limping, lisping, half-deaf man to the home of her mother, whose speech has been reduced to gibberish by a stroke. Along the way they deal with a dimwitted thug and his foul-mouthed puppet, her perpetually stoned son, and a claustrophobic lady cop.Every twist and turn in this zany, funhouse plot bring Claire closer to revealing the truth.
March 3, 2019

Fuddy Meers

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Fuddy Meers by David Lindsay-Abaire Directed by Carl Lindberg Playing at the Black Box Theatre in Building 5 March 1 and 2 at 7:30 pm March 3 at 2 pm March 7, 8, and 9 at 7:30 pm Admission is FREE Rated-R Please email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats. About Fuddy Meers Claire has a rare form of psychogenic amnesia that erases her memory whenever she goes to sleep. This morning, like all mornings, she wakes up a blank slate. Claire is whisked away from her chipper husband by a limping, lisping, half-deaf man to the home of her mother, whose speech has been reduced to gibberish by a stroke. Along the way they deal with a dimwitted thug and his foul-mouthed puppet, her perpetually stoned son, and a claustrophobic lady cop.Every twist and turn in this zany, funhouse plot bring Claire closer to revealing the truth.
March 7, 2019

Fuddy Meers

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Fuddy Meers by David Lindsay-Abaire Directed by Carl Lindberg Playing at the Black Box Theatre in Building 5 March 1 and 2 at 7:30 pm March 3 at 2 pm March 7, 8, and 9 at 7:30 pm Admission is FREE Rated-R Please email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats. About Fuddy Meers Claire has a rare form of psychogenic amnesia that erases her memory whenever she goes to sleep. This morning, like all mornings, she wakes up a blank slate. Claire is whisked away from her chipper husband by a limping, lisping, half-deaf man to the home of her mother, whose speech has been reduced to gibberish by a stroke. Along the way they deal with a dimwitted thug and his foul-mouthed puppet, her perpetually stoned son, and a claustrophobic lady cop.Every twist and turn in this zany, funhouse plot bring Claire closer to revealing the truth.

Overcoming Procrastination

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Everyone tends to suffer from procrastination to some degree. Learn how to overcome procrastination and achieve your goals.
March 8, 2019

Fuddy Meers

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Fuddy Meers by David Lindsay-Abaire Directed by Carl Lindberg Playing at the Black Box Theatre in Building 5 March 1 and 2 at 7:30 pm March 3 at 2 pm March 7, 8, and 9 at 7:30 pm Admission is FREE Rated-R Please email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats. About Fuddy Meers Claire has a rare form of psychogenic amnesia that erases her memory whenever she goes to sleep. This morning, like all mornings, she wakes up a blank slate. Claire is whisked away from her chipper husband by a limping, lisping, half-deaf man to the home of her mother, whose speech has been reduced to gibberish by a stroke. Along the way they deal with a dimwitted thug and his foul-mouthed puppet, her perpetually stoned son, and a claustrophobic lady cop.Every twist and turn in this zany, funhouse plot bring Claire closer to revealing the truth.
March 9, 2019

Fuddy Meers

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Fuddy Meers by David Lindsay-Abaire Directed by Carl Lindberg Playing at the Black Box Theatre in Building 5 March 1 and 2 at 7:30 pm March 3 at 2 pm March 7, 8, and 9 at 7:30 pm Admission is FREE Rated-R Please email theatre@dmacc.edu to reserve seats. About Fuddy Meers Claire has a rare form of psychogenic amnesia that erases her memory whenever she goes to sleep. This morning, like all mornings, she wakes up a blank slate. Claire is whisked away from her chipper husband by a limping, lisping, half-deaf man to the home of her mother, whose speech has been reduced to gibberish by a stroke. Along the way they deal with a dimwitted thug and his foul-mouthed puppet, her perpetually stoned son, and a claustrophobic lady cop.Every twist and turn in this zany, funhouse plot bring Claire closer to revealing the truth.
March 11, 2019

Healthy Choices & Alcohol Use

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Covers important information that will help someone make a personalized and informed decision regarding their alcohol use.
March 27, 2019

It's Real: College Students & Mental Health

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
View a documentary featuring the stories of college students from across the country. It shows how students can seek help for these conditions & successfully manage them.
April 2, 2019

Holocaust Survivor Celina Karp Biniaz

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 6 Auditorium
10:00 AM – 11:05 AM
Biniaz, originally from Krakow, Poland, was on Schindler’s List, but was accidentally sent to Auschwitz. There, she confronted the infamous Josef Mengele, who sentenced her to death. Biniaz pleaded for her life saying, “Let Me Go.” Miraculously, the Angel of Death changed his mind. After liberation, Biniaz moved to Iowa and became an educator. Her talks are part of a partnership between the WHE program and the Iowa Jewish Historical Society.
April 3, 2019

Talk Saves Lives

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. Learn the risk and warning signs of suicide and how to help prevent it.

Holocaust Survivor Celina Karp Biniaz

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Rooms 124/126
10:10 AM – 11:05 AM
Biniaz, originally from Krakow, Poland, was on Schindler’s List, but was accidentally sent to Auschwitz. There, she confronted the infamous Josef Mengele, who sentenced her to death. Biniaz pleaded for her life saying, “Let Me Go.” Miraculously, the Angel of Death changed his mind. After liberation, Biniaz moved to Iowa and became an educator. Her talks are part of a partnership between the WHE program and the Iowa Jewish Historical Society.
April 4, 2019

Holocaust Survivor Celina Karp Biniaz

Campus: Boone
Location: Theater
11:15 AM – 12:40 PM
Biniaz, originally from Krakow, Poland, was on Schindler’s List, but was accidentally sent to Auschwitz. There, she confronted the infamous Josef Mengele, who sentenced her to death. Biniaz pleaded for her life saying, “Let Me Go.” Miraculously, the Angel of Death changed his mind. After liberation, Biniaz moved to Iowa and became an educator. Her talks are part of a partnership between the WHE program and the Iowa Jewish Historical Society.
April 11, 2019

All About Test Anxiety

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Explore text anxiety and the debilitating effects that irrational fears can have on your academics, as well as tips to work with test anxiety to harness its positive effects
April 12, 2019

The Wolves

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. Admission is FREE. Rated-R.
April 13, 2019

The Wolves

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. Admission is FREE. Rated-R.
April 14, 2019

The Wolves

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. Admission is FREE. Rated-R.
April 18, 2019

The Wolves

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. Admission is FREE. Rated-R.

Depression 101

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Learn to recognize the warning signs of depression and how you can help a friend, family member, or even a stranger when they are in need, and especially when they are in crisis.
April 19, 2019

The Wolves

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. Admission is FREE. Rated-R.
April 20, 2019

The Wolves

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Black Box Theatre in Building 5
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. Admission is FREE. Rated-R.
April 22, 2019

Sexual Assault, Consent, & Bystander Intervention

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
We will explore effective consent, the power of gender, and our role & obligation as active bystanders in preventing sexual assault.
April 24, 2019

L.E.A.P. Conference

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5 Conference Center
8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
L.E.A.P. is a leadership conference for underrepresented high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors in Iowa. The Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling’s Inclusion, Access, and Success Committee is proud to announce that registration for the 4th annual L.E.A.P. Conference is open! L.E.A.P. will empower underrepresented students to understand the life-long rewards that come from leadership, good decision-making, and academic success. Participants will attend breakout sessions designed to encourage and equip students for life beyond high school. L.E.A.P. attendees will have the opportunity to learn from a variety of professionals, as well as from one another, about what it takes to achieve their goals and be successful. By helping these young adults identify the successes and accomplishments of others from similar backgrounds, we can help students tap into their true potential to be successful in their academic endeavors and professional aspirations. Register your students online by visiting www.iowaacac.org/inclusion no later than April 17!
June 22, 2019

SSS! Love's Labor's Lost

Campus: Ankeny
Location: the Library in Building 6
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Summer Short Shakespeare '19 - Love's Labor's Lost by William Shakespeare Adapted and Directed by Carl Lindberg Playing inside the Ankeny Campus Library in Building 6 June 22 at 2 & 7:30 pm June 23 at 2 pm June 28 at 7:30 pm June 29 at 2 & 7:30 pm Admission is FREE Rated PG-13 About Summer Short Shakespeare Every summer we will look to perform one of Shakespeare's plays in about 75-minutes in a non-traditional theatre space. About Love's Labor's Lost King Ferdinand and some of his gentlemen followers have decided to dedicate three years to study. To prove their devotion to learning they agree to fast, sleep little, and see no women. But the beautiful Princess of France and her friends have just arrived... How long will the This comedy of of wit in our SSS! production will be infused with contemporary music and pop culture references.

SSS! Love's Labor's Lost

Campus: Ankeny
Location: the Library in Building 6
7:30 PM – 8:45 PM
Summer Short Shakespeare '19 - Love's Labor's Lost by William Shakespeare Adapted and Directed by Carl Lindberg Playing inside the Ankeny Campus Library in Building 6 June 22 at 2 & 7:30 pm June 23 at 2 pm June 28 at 7:30 pm June 29 at 2 & 7:30 pm Admission is FREE Rated PG-13 About Summer Short Shakespeare Every summer we will look to perform one of Shakespeare's plays in about 75-minutes in a non-traditional theatre space. About Love's Labor's Lost King Ferdinand and some of his gentlemen followers have decided to dedicate three years to study. To prove their devotion to learning they agree to fast, sleep little, and see no women. But the beautiful Princess of France and her friends have just arrived... How long will the This comedy of of wit in our SSS! production will be infused with contemporary music and pop culture references.
June 23, 2019

SSS! Love's Labor's Lost

Campus: Ankeny
Location: the Library in Building 6
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Summer Short Shakespeare '19 - Love's Labor's Lost by William Shakespeare Adapted and Directed by Carl Lindberg Playing inside the Ankeny Campus Library in Building 6 June 22 at 2 & 7:30 pm June 23 at 2 pm June 28 at 7:30 pm June 29 at 2 & 7:30 pm Admission is FREE Rated PG-13 About Summer Short Shakespeare Every summer we will look to perform one of Shakespeare's plays in about 75-minutes in a non-traditional theatre space. About Love's Labor's Lost King Ferdinand and some of his gentlemen followers have decided to dedicate three years to study. To prove their devotion to learning they agree to fast, sleep little, and see no women. But the beautiful Princess of France and her friends have just arrived... How long will the This comedy of of wit in our SSS! production will be infused with contemporary music and pop culture references.
June 28, 2019

SSS! Love's Labor's Lost

Campus: Ankeny
Location: the Library in Building 6
7:30 PM – 8:45 PM
Summer Short Shakespeare '19 - Love's Labor's Lost by William Shakespeare Adapted and Directed by Carl Lindberg Playing inside the Ankeny Campus Library in Building 6 June 22 at 2 & 7:30 pm June 23 at 2 pm June 28 at 7:30 pm June 29 at 2 & 7:30 pm Admission is FREE Rated PG-13 About Summer Short Shakespeare Every summer we will look to perform one of Shakespeare's plays in about 75-minutes in a non-traditional theatre space. About Love's Labor's Lost King Ferdinand and some of his gentlemen followers have decided to dedicate three years to study. To prove their devotion to learning they agree to fast, sleep little, and see no women. But the beautiful Princess of France and her friends have just arrived... How long will the This comedy of of wit in our SSS! production will be infused with contemporary music and pop culture references.
June 29, 2019

SSS! Love's Labor's Lost

Campus: Ankeny
Location: the Library in Building 6
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Summer Short Shakespeare '19 - Love's Labor's Lost by William Shakespeare Adapted and Directed by Carl Lindberg Playing inside the Ankeny Campus Library in Building 6 June 22 at 2 & 7:30 pm June 23 at 2 pm June 28 at 7:30 pm June 29 at 2 & 7:30 pm Admission is FREE Rated PG-13 About Summer Short Shakespeare Every summer we will look to perform one of Shakespeare's plays in about 75-minutes in a non-traditional theatre space. About Love's Labor's Lost King Ferdinand and some of his gentlemen followers have decided to dedicate three years to study. To prove their devotion to learning they agree to fast, sleep little, and see no women. But the beautiful Princess of France and her friends have just arrived... How long will the This comedy of of wit in our SSS! production will be infused with contemporary music and pop culture references.