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April 19, 2018

Earth Week: Wildflowers and Wild Edibles booth with food samples and handouts

Campus: Urban
Location: Bldg 1 2nd floor
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Stop by our booth on the 2nd floor of Building 1 to learn about the wildflowers and wild edibles that grow right here in Central Iowa. We’ll have samples of garlic mustard pesto, dandelion soup, and violet lemonade for you to try!

University of Iowa - Transfer Table

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5, Student Center - Hallway
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Representatives from the University of Iowa will be available to answer questions about transferring to the University of Iowa after completing your program of study.

Earth Week: Worm composting! Learn about using worms to compost

Campus: West
Location: 132E
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Career Exploration Workshop

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Are you currently trying to choose a career path? DMACC Career Center staff are here to help you explore your options! Join us at this small group career exploration workshop on the Ankeny campus to start your career planning journey. In your session, you'll complete a free career assessment that will help you identify occupations that might fit your interests, skills, and values. To sign up, please call 515-964-6200 and dial 0 to reach a scheduler who can help you reserve a spot. Schedulers are available Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Yoga

Campus: Urban
Location: Bldg 1 -103
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM
Join us for a relaxing and beginner friendly yoga practice. This event is free and yoga mats will be provided. You must register for this event at www.tinyurl.com/UrbanEvents Contact Jenn Riggs with any questions or concerns, jlriggs@dmacc.edu

Earth Week: Yoga with Instructor Michelle Ruse

Campus: Urban
Location: Room 1-103
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM
Join us for a relaxing and beginner friendly yoga practice. This event is free and yoga mats will be provided. You must register for this event at www.tinyurl.com/UrbanEvents.

London Welcome Home Party

Campus: Ankeny
Location: AN02-06
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Welcome home London class of 2018, hear their travel stories, and learn more about studying abroad with DMACC in the spring of 2019! Pizza and refreshments! Scholarships are available! For more information contact Lauren Rice lrrice@dmacc.edu or visit: https://www.dmacc.edu/studyabroad/Pages/welcome.aspx
April 20, 2018

Earth Week: Scavenger Hunt Due

Campus: West
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Earth Week: Campus Clean-up & Lunch

Campus: West
Location: Outside
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Earth Week: Raccoon River Canoe Trip

Campus: Urban
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Participants will take part in a guided canoe trip on the Raccoon River. Along the way we’ll talk about the river ecosystem and water quality issues in Iowa. This trip is beginner–friendly, so no previous canoeing experience is required. Canoes, lifejackets, transportation, and lunch will be provided. Registration for this event is currently closed, but there is a waiting list. To put your name on the waiting list please select “Canoe Trip Waiting List” at www.tinyurl.com/UrbanEvents.

Earth Week: Campus Clean Up

Campus: Ankeny
Location: SAC Office, Building 5
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Come help the Student Activities office clean up the campus and get ready for spring! 11am-1pm, sign up in the Student Activities Office in Building 5.

Earth Week: Environmental Film Fest

Campus: West
Location: Auditorium
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
April 21, 2018

Earth Week: Neil Smith National Wildlife Refuge Work Day

Location: Neal Smither National Wildlife Refuge
7:45 AM – 2:00 PM
Join us at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge for our annual day of volunteer work, education, fun, and a FREE LUNCH! Transportation is provided to and from DMACC Urban Campus. You must register for this event at www.tinyurl.com/UrbanEvents.

Earth Week: Waste Collection Day

Campus: Carroll
Location: DMACC Parking Lot
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day.
April 23, 2018

"Careers with John Deere" Information Sessions

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5 Conference Center, Rooms 1240E & 1240F
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Representatives from the John Deere plant in Ankeny will give presentations on career opportunities every half-hour (11am, 11:30am, 12pm, 12:30pm). Free lunch provided. Students and alumni are invited to attend any of the four presentations to learn about jobs in Assembly, Welding, Machining, and Maintenance. Those interested in applying on-site will be able to do so. Questions? Please contact Sara Clayton with the DMACC Career Center at snclayton@dmacc.edu or 515-964-6215.

Career Exploration Workshop

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Are you currently trying to choose a career path? DMACC Career Center staff are here to help you explore your options! Join us at this small group career exploration workshop on the Ankeny campus to start your career planning journey. In your session, you'll complete a free career assessment that will help you identify occupations that might fit your interests, skills, and values. To sign up, please call 515-964-6200 and dial 0 to reach a scheduler who can help you reserve a spot. Schedulers are available Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
April 24, 2018

DeStress Days

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5 - Student Center
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Take a break from your studies and enjoy a FREE 5 minute chair massage and pick up some snacks! Sponsored by the Ankeny Student Activities Council (SAC)

DMARC Mobile Food Pantry on Campus

Campus: Urban
Location: Parking Lot C
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
The DMARC Mobile Food Pantry will be on campus Tuesday, April 24th from 12:00-2:00pm. Once per calendar month you can receive a 3-day supply of food. Bring a photo ID for every adult member of your household and some other form of ID for all children in the household. For questions, contact Rebecca Papian at rapapian@dmacc.edu.
April 25, 2018

DeStress Days

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5 - Student Center
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Take a break from your studies and enjoy a FREE 5 minute chair massage and pick up some snacks! Sponsored by the Ankeny Student Activities Council (SAC)

Transfer Table - Bellevue University

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5, Student Center - Hallway
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Representatives from Bellevue University will be available to answer questions about transferring to Bellevue after you complete your DMACC program of study.

University of Iowa - Transfer Table

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5, Student Center - Hallway
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Representatives from the University of Iowa will be available to answer questions about transferring to the University of Iowa after completing your program of study.

: Prairie Walk Lunch and Learn sponsored by the Iowa DNR

Campus: Urban
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Participants will learn about the beautiful Iowa prairie while touring the DMACC Urban prairie beds with a local prairie expert. Lunch is provided free of charge. Please register for the event.

Counseling Workshop: Healthy Choices & Alcohol Use

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Covers important information that will help someone make a personalized and informed decision regarding their alcohol use.

Relaxation

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 116
12:50 PM – 1:45 PM
Relax as you drift away in a guided imagery exercise. In addition to the guided imagery, we will practice controlled breathing to help you relax, and discuss a few relaxation techniques you can use anywhere, anytime.
April 26, 2018

Drake University

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 5, Student Center - Hallway
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Representatives from Drake University will be available to answer questions about transferring to Drake after you complete your DMACC program of study.

Relaxation

Campus: Urban
Location: Building 1, Room 116
11:15 AM – 12:10 PM
Relax as you drift away in a guided imagery exercise. In addition to the guided imagery, we will practice controlled breathing to help you relax, and discuss a few relaxation techniques you can use anywhere, anytime.

Counseling Workshop: All About Test Anxiety

Campus: Ankeny
Location: Building 1, Room 54
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Explore test 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 28, 2018

Dog Wash and Microchip Clinic

Location: Behind FFA Enrichment Center
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
The DMACC Vet Tech Club is holding its Semi-annual Dog Wash Saturday April 28th from 10am to 2 pm. The event will be held on the DMACC Ankeny Campus behind the FFA Enrichment Center. Signs will be posted. A dog bath will be only $15 for a wash and towel dry or blow out. Only socialized dogs on short leashes (No flexi-leashes) please. Homeagain microchips will also be available for dogs, cats and other small pets. All cats and other small pets must be in carriers. The microchips are $39.95 and the fee includes implantation of the chip and registration. All proceeds from the event benefit the DMACC Vet Tech Club and their philanthropic endeavors. This event will be held rain or shine.
April 30, 2018

Massage Chairs

Campus: Boone
Location: Courter Center
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM