Upcoming Events

Intermediate Photoshop Lightroom Training

A six week course on Mondays, February 1, February 8, February 15, February 22, February 29, and March 7 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Dive deeper into Photoshop Lightroom with professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg as he covers print basics, how to edit tough images, multi-image processing for HDR and panoramas,…


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Self-Expression through Nature & Art

A four week course on Tuesdays February 2, February 9, February 16, and February 23 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. A new therapeutic horticulture program Nurture your self-expression with guidance from therapeutic expression instructor Camilla Kottman. Make nature sculptures using a variety of media and reflect upon your understanding of personal motivations….


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Winter Photography Class

This is a four week course on Tuesdays, February 2, February 9, February 16, and February 23 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Explore the photographic challenges and potential of the winter landscape. Mark Stoltenberg, of Mark Stoltenberg Photography, returns to help you learn the fundamentals of winter photography, from preparation…


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Mixed Media & Self-Actualization

A four week course on Wednesdays, February 3, February 10, February 17, and February 24 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. A new therapeutic horticulture program Guided by expressive therapies instructor Camilla Kottman, the role of creativity in personal growth will be explored using a combination of artistic media. Students will…


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Brown Bag Lecture

Thursday, February 11, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Topic: “The Weird and Wonderful World of Orchids” presented by Denny Schrock, State Master Gardener Coordinator and Lecturer with the Iowa State University Department of Horticulture Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program. Attend each month and experience a…


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Crafty Cocktail Night

Thursday, February 11, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Craft: Felt Flower Wreaths 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!   Prepare for Valentine’s Day by turning repurposed felt into a gorgeous floral wreath to…


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Rose, Hearts & Butterfly Hand Built Sculptures

Sunday, February 14 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Make one-of-a-kind clay gifts for a loved one on Valentines’ Day with Blanden Art Museum artist and instructor Diane O’Hern. Follow along step by step to create a rose, a butterfly, and a heart sculpted out of air dry clay and model…


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Intermediate Photoshop Lightroom Training

A six week course on Mondays, February 1, February 8, February 15, February 22, February 29, and March 7 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Dive deeper into Photoshop Lightroom with professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg as he covers print basics, how to edit tough images, multi-image processing for HDR and panoramas,…


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Plant Protection Program Short Course

Tuesday, February 16 from  6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Reiman Gardens’ staff will introduce you to the American Public Gardens Association’s Plant Protection Program (PPP, formerly Sentinel Plant Network), aimed to detect and diagnose ”high-consequence” pests and pathogens, like emerald ash borer and the Asian long-horned beetle. Learn about IPM (integrated…


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Self-Expression through Nature & Art

A four week course on Tuesdays February 2, February 9, February 16, and February 23 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. A new therapeutic horticulture program Nurture your self-expression with guidance from therapeutic expression instructor Camilla Kottman. Make nature sculptures using a variety of media and reflect upon your understanding of personal motivations….


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