Upcoming Events

Great Plants for Iowa Series

Monday, July 6 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Topic: Annuals – Beyond the Basics Develop knowledge of the wide variety of garden plants that grow well in Central Iowa. Covering nearly 500 plants, 16 total classes are spread across 4 years. Each class focuses on identification, cultural requirements, and the use…


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Beginner Photography Class

This is a 4 week course on Tuesdays, June 30, July 7, July 14, and July 21 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light,…


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Kids’ Story Time

Tuesday, July 7 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult….


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Macro Photo 2 (Abstraction) Class

This is a 4 week course on Wednesdays, on July 1, July 8, July 15, and July 22 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Take your close-up photography to the next level by incorporating abstract, fine art compositions into your shots with this four-week course with professional photographer and treasured instructor…


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Summer Camp: Green in the Gardens

from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Join us for a jam-packed afternoon full of fun and educational activities focused on all things green! Learn about a variety of plants and their interaction with people and pollinators, as you explore the Greenhouse, Conservatory, Butterfly Wing, and Gardens with games, crafts, snacks, and more. STEAM…


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Brown Bag Lecture

Thursday, July 9 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. “The Big Picture of Water and Soil” presented by Rick Cruse, Ph. D, Director Iowa Water Center, Iowa State University Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program with a new topic presented by regional professionals and lecturers. No…


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Garden Drawing and Color Class

This is a 4 week course on Thursdays beginning June 18, June 25, July 2, and July 9 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Join local artist and Creative Department founder, Yvonne Brune for a 4-week course exploring the basics of garden and nature drawing, using the indoor and outdoor gardens…


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Intro to Social Dance Class

This is a 6 week course on Thursdays beginning June 25, July 2, July 9, July 16, July 23, and July 30 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Valerie Williams loves to dance. She dances for a living, but also for fun. Social dancing has been a part of her life…


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Garden Art Fair

from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Reiman Gardens’ Annual Garden Art Fair returns on Sunday July 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The show provides a wonderful opportunity for artists to share their garden and nature inspired art with the public. Visitors will enjoy browsing over 60 eclectic booths,…


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Beginner Photography Class

This is a 4 week course on Tuesdays, June 30, July 7, July 14, and July 21 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light,…


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