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Nov. 17, 2006

Holiday shopping on campus

by Erin Rosacker

There are plenty of holiday gifts available right here on the Iowa State campus. Here is just a sampling of this year's items that are a mere phone call, mouse click or short walk away.

Photos by Bob Elbert, unless noted.

Holiday Classics CD

Music Department

"Holiday Classics with Simon Estes" ($15)

This 14-song CD also features the ISU Wind Ensemble and Ames Piano Quartet. Add $3 for shipping.

More info: 4-3831; 149 Music;

Holiday Classics site

Kaleidoscope view

University Book Store

Cyclone kaleidoscope ($10)

An imprint of the Cyclone logo is a part of the changing colors.

More info: 4-0574

Care package

ISU Catering

"Winter Wonders" care package ($46)

Includes an ISU fleece blanket, ISU mug, hot chocolate, fudge, cookies and puppy chow snack mix. Packages can be customized, with weekday campus delivery.

More info: 4-2103; Care Package site

Scoreboard clock

Alumni Association

ISU scoreboard clock ($89-99)

Shows time, temp and date. Measures 19 by 14 by 2 inches.

More info: Alumni Assn. Shop

Book and magnets

Brunnier Museum Gift Shop

"When Tillage Begins, Other Arts Follow: Grant Wood and Christian Petersen Murals" ($55) and magnets ($3.50)

A 440-page book and individual magnets featuring ISU murals by the two artists.

More info: 4-3342; 2090 Scheman

Celebriducks Cy

Trademark & Licensing

Celebriducks Cy ($12)

Browse a list of recently licensed ISU products, from chocolate to rubber duckies.

More info: 4-4402; Trademark gifts

ISU Extension

2007 Garden Calendar ($8)

Features a container gardening theme. Other publications also available.

More info: 4-5247; Extension store

Stained glass & candles

Reiman Gardens Gift Shop

Stained glass ($10 and up) and "Milkhouse" candles ($2.25-18.50)

Stained glass items featuring yard stakes, bird feeders and wind chimes.

Candles made in St. Ansgar, Iowa, are an organic soy/beeswax blend.

More info: 4-9028; Reiman Gardens gift shop

Open houses & sales

Art for sale

College of Design Art Club Sale

What: Student and faculty work in ceramics, woods, metals, photography and print.

When: Dec. 6-7 (10 a.m.-5 p.m.)

Where: Design Building atrium

University Book Store Open House

What: Get 25 percent off most items and a free gift with purchase. Refreshments and i-Pod giveaways.

When: Nov. 29 (7:45 a.m.-7:30 p.m.).

Where: Memorial Union

Art Mart

What: Handmade arts and crafts, including work by the University Print Club and ISU Gaffer's Guild.

When: Nov. 28 (noon-5 p.m.) and Nov. 29 (11 a.m.-7 p.m.)

Where: MU Maintenance Shop

Support students

Ag Education Club

Soy candles made in Iowa ($8-20), campus delivery available.

More info:

Block and Bridle Club

Assorted packages ($5-21) of ISU Meat Lab summer sausage and Wisconsin cheese.

More info: 4-1865; Sausage, cheese site

Developed Photography Club

"Angles of Ames" calendar ($20) featuring photos by club members.

More info:

Forestry, Arboriculture clubs

Christmas trees ($20-45) and wreaths ($16-21) at Reiman Gardens maintenance shed Nov. 25-26, Dec. 1-3, 8-10; Fridays 3-6 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays noon-6 p.m.

More info: 4-1458


Horticulture Club

Poinsettias in six colors and three sizes ($7-18). Sales at Curtiss

(Nov. 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.), MU

(Nov. 29-30, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.), Beardshear (Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.) and during Reiman Gardens' Blossoms of Light Dec. 1-2.

More info:

Certificates, memberships

ISU Alumni Association

Alumni association annual membership. Benefits include merchant discounts, Visions magazine and ISU events calendar.

Cost: $40 faculty/staff

More info: 4-6525; Alumni Assn. site

The Exercise Clinic

Membership in an on-campus adult fitness program. Open to the public.

Cost: $35-110

More info: Warren Franke; 4-8257

4-H Camp

Gift certificates can be used in the store or for summer camp registration fees.

Cost: $5 and up

More info: (515) 795-3338;

Camp store.

Iowa State Center

Gift certificates can be used for a choice of shows, excluding ISU athletics events.

Cost: Any amount

More info: 4-2479; Stephens ticket office

ISU Dining

Gift cards for use in campus cafes and C-stores.

Cost: $10 or $20

More info: 4-3856; 1215 Friley

The Tearoom

Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom

Gift certificates for lunches prepared and served by HRIM students.

Cost: $5.90 lunches

More info: 4-7474; 31 MacKay

Lil' Clone Club

Membership for youth, eighth grade and younger. Free admission to all Cyclone regular-season home athletics events, excluding men's basketball Big 12 Conference games.

Cost: $40

More info: 4-3558;

Reiman Gardens

The largest public garden in Iowa, featuring an indoor conservatory, butterfly wing, cafe and gift shop.

Cost: Memberships $35 and up, gift certificates in $5 amounts

More info: 4-3755; front desk

WOI Radio

Membership supporting public radio, featuring 640 AM and 90.1 FM broadcast from the Iowa State campus.

Cost: $35 and up

More info: (800) 861-8000;

WOI site

The Workspace

Gift certificates for classes or studio time. Located in the MU's east basement.

Cost:Any amount

More info: 4-0971; MU east basement