Upcoming Events

Education Program
Art in Flowers: Monet’s Water Lilies

Wednesday, January 18, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Learn to interpret a work of fine art as a floral arrangement from an award-winning expert! Lincoln Center HyVee Florist Marical Greenwood will share her process – from design conception to flower selection and composition – as you follow along to create Claude Monet’s Water Lilies as a living display of your own. All materials provided, as well as information about participation in the University Museum’s annual Brunnier in Bloom exhibition.

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Wednesday, January 11.

$44 Members
$55 General Public
$37.40 ISU Students

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Education Program
Behind the Scenes: Butterfly Lab

Wednesday, January 18 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

See the entomology laboratory, view frozen specimens and our collection of wings, along with other nuggets most people (including staff) never see. This program is perfect for Volunteers! Join different staff members each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens.

Free for Members & Volunteers
$10 for the General Public (includes admission)

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Art
Crafty Cocktail Night: B.Y.O. Tee-Shirt Tie-Dye

Thursday, January 19, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Join us at the Gardens after hours for a re-purposed craft to celebrate environmental stewardship, while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting! Bring your own white cotton t-shirt to color and swirl with new life! If there’s dye to spare, we’ll keep dyeing stuff as long as it’s cotton, silk, or wool! Dress for the mess, and then take your garment(s) home to “cure”! This program is BYOB – you may bring a beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverage for yourself. Must be 21+ to attend.

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Tuesday, January 17.

$10 Members & ISU Students
$12.50 General Public

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Youth & Family
Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Thursday January 19, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Preregistration is highly encouraged to secure materials.

Free for Members, ISU Students
Free with admission for the General Public

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Events
Family Movies in the Gardens

January 21 two showings at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Looking for a warm, cozy place to entertain the kids for a few hours? Every Saturday in January, Reiman Gardens will be offering movies for children at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

January 7:  Finding Nemo
January 14:  March of the Penguins
January 21:  Free Willy
January 28:  Finding Dory

Movie snacks including popcorn, candy and soda will be available for purchase.

Free for all kids ages 17 and under.
Free for member adults and ISU students.
General public adults pay $8, $7 for seniors ages 65+.

No preregistration required.

 

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Youth & Family
Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Thursday January 26, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Preregistration is highly encouraged to secure materials.

Free for Members, ISU Students
Free with admission for the General Public

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Events
Family Movies in the Gardens

January 28 two showings at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Looking for a warm, cozy place to entertain the kids for a few hours? Every Saturday in January, Reiman Gardens will be offering movies for children at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

January 7:  Finding Nemo
January 14:  March of the Penguins
January 21:  Free Willy
January 28:  Finding Dory

Movie snacks including popcorn, candy and soda will be available for purchase.

Free for all kids ages 17 and under.
Free for member adults and ISU students.
General public adults pay $8, $7 for seniors ages 65+.

No preregistration required.

 

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Crafty Cocktail Night: Treat Yourself — All-Natural Body Scrubs

Thursday, February 2, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Join us at the Gardens after hours for a re-purposed craft to celebrate environmental stewardship, while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting! It’s super easy and cost-effective to make your own natural body scrubs for use from your face to your feet! Make one or more salt and/or sugar scrubs with essential oils and other natural ingredients, and take home some great recipes to make more – give them as gifts, or pamper yourself! This program is BYOB – you may bring a beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverage for yourself. Must be 21+ to attend.

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Tuesday, January 31.

$10 Members & ISU Students
$12.50 General Public

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Youth & Family
Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Thursday February 2, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Pre-registration is highly encouraged to secure materials.

Free for Members, ISU Students
Free with admission for the General Public

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Youth & Family
Hibernation Yoga: Stories with a Twist

Mondays beginning February 6 for 4 weeks, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Get out of the cold, and snuggle up with yourself in these light-hearted parent/child yoga classes that incorporate stories about winter. Bend, stretch, twist, balance and then relax in authentic yoga poses reshaped for youngsters. Instructor Nan Bonfils is Creative Director at Centering Porch and has trained with Yoga Kids International. Ages 3+ with an adult.

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Friday, February 3.

SERIES for youth/adult pair:
$40 Members ($12 for each additional youth)
$50 General Public ($16 for each additional youth)
$34 ISU Students ($10.20 for each additional youth)

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