Upcoming Events

Beginner Photography Class

Tuesdays, September 2, September 9, September 16, and September 23 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Instructor: Mark Stoltenberg – www.markstoltenbergphoto.com This four-part workshop will cover the basics of photography including equipment, and how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject, and tips and tricks. Each…


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Sentinel Plant Network First Detector Training

from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Reiman Gardens’ staff will take you through the initial steps to become a certified First Detector, in the ever-increasing effort to detect and diagnose “high-consequence” plant pests and pathogens, such as the emerald ash borer and the Asian long-horned beetle. Preregistration is highly encouraged.  Free…


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Photography Class: Light Painting

Wednesdays, September 3, September 10, September 17, September 24 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Instructor: Mark Stoltenberg – www.markstoltenbergphoto.com Learn how to paint photos with various light sources and capture the images in your camera. Join Mark Stoltenberg for a 4-week class exploring this unique photographic technique that dates back…


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The Science of Color Workshop

This is a 4 part course on Wednesdays, September 3, September 10, September 17, and September 24 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Learn from Yvonne Brune, of Creative Department, about color theory, the physics of light, and the perception of color by the human brain, as you explore nature-themed images…


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Photography Class: Night Photography

Wednesdays, October 1, October 8, October 15, October 22 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Instructor: Mark Stoltenberg – www.markstoltenbergphoto.com Learn how to capture images of the moon, star trails, and city lights as Mark Stoltenberg helps you practice the techniques of taking night images with existing light.  The class will…


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Bonsai Show

Saturday & Sunday, October 4 & 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Reiman Gardens will host the Iowa Bonsai Association (IBA) Show, October 4 and 5 from 9:00 a.m.to 4:30 p.m. The theme of this year’s show is ‘bonsai forests’ and the subtheme will be kusamono. Bonsai, a horticulture…


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Bonsai Show

Saturday & Sunday, October 4 & 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Reiman Gardens will host the Iowa Bonsai Association (IBA) Show, October 4 and 5 from 9:00 a.m.to 4:30 p.m. The theme of this year’s show is ‘bonsai forests’ and the subtheme will be kusamono. Bonsai, a horticulture…


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Beginner Photography Class

This is a four part course on Tuesdays, October 7, October 14, October 21, and October 28 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. This four-part workshop will cover the basics of photography including equipment and how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject and tips and…


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Photography Class: Night Photography

Wednesdays, October 1, October 8, October 15, October 22 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Instructor: Mark Stoltenberg – www.markstoltenbergphoto.com Learn how to capture images of the moon, star trails, and city lights as Mark Stoltenberg helps you practice the techniques of taking night images with existing light.  The class will…


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Brown Bag Lecture

from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. “(Inner) Space Exploration using Feng Shui” presented by Susan Radke and JoAnn Charlson Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program. Attend each month and experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals and lecturers. Free for members and Iowa…


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