Upcoming Events for Education Program

Caterpillar Club

Thursday, November 17, 10:15 AM

Join us outdoors weekly for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories followed by nature exploration and activities. Best for children ages 2-5 with an adult.

No registration required.

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

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Maker Mocktails: Cornhusk Wreath with Salted Lemon-Ginger Spritzer

Wednesday, November 16, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Are you crafty ? Do you like to sip fun drinks? Well come to Reiman Gardens to enjoy Maker Mocktails! This November, learn how to make a non-alcoholic Salted Lemon-Ginger Spritzer with Reiman Gardens’ staff in this after hours program and then take the recipe home so you can make it a true cocktail with your own alcohol. Then we will wrap up the night by creating a beautiful cornhusk wreath, to better celebrate Thanksgiving with!

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Monday, November 14.

$20 Members
$30 General Public
$15 ISU Students & RG Volunteers

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Youth Day Camp – Fall Favorites

Monday, November 14, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Campers will immerse themselves in a mindful scavenger hunt to observe the changes of the season and participate in a variety of hands-on activities. Camps also include games, experiments, crafts, and more related to all of our Fall Favorites! Activities and content are appropriate for grades 1-5 (ages 6-10). A nut-free snack will be provided. Designed for students in grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10).

Adults will drop off youth for this program. Campers must bring a sack lunch that does not require refrigeration.
Preregistration with prepayment required by Friday, November 11.

$40 Member, ISU Student Youth
$53 General Public Youth

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Nature at Noon – A Forever Home

Thursday, November 10, 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Join Sandi Risdal, the Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa, as she talks about finding that thing we all seek: “home.” Hear about Sandi’s 15 year tenure as director the affiliate and how she has worked to complete over 65 homes. Bring your lunch and attend each month to experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals connected to this year’s theme “Home.”

No preregistration required.

FREE for Members, ISU Students
Free with Admission for General Public

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Caterpillar Club

Thursday, November 10, 10:15 AM

Join us outdoors weekly for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories followed by nature exploration and activities. Best for children ages 2-5 with an adult.

No registration required.

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

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Caterpillar Club

Thursday, November 3, 10:15 AM

Join us outdoors weekly for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories followed by nature exploration and activities. Best for children ages 2-5 with an adult.

No registration required.

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

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Caterpillar Club

Thursday, October 27, 10:15 AM

Join us outdoors weekly for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories followed by nature exploration and activities. Best for children ages 2-5 with an adult.

No registration required.

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

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Fall Plant Walk: Autumn Color in the Gardens

Friday, October 21, 10:00 – 10:45 AM

What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself – join Lindsey Smith, Reiman Gardens’ Plant Collections Curator, for a seasonal walking tour to see the wonderful range of plants with spectacular autumn color.

Preregistration with prepayment two days in advance is encouraged. Walk occurs rain or shine!

$5 Members, ISU Students
$17 General Public
FREE for RG Tour Docents

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Caterpillar Club

Thursday, October 20, 10:15 AM

Join us outdoors weekly for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories followed by nature exploration and activities. Best for children ages 2-5 with an adult.

No registration required.

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

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Maker Mocktails: Pumpkin Candles with Reiman Cocktail

Wednesday, October 19, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Are you crafty? Do you like to sip fun drinks? Well come to Reiman Gardens to enjoy Maker Mocktails! This October, learn how to make a non-alcoholic special Reiman Cocktail with Reiman Gardens’ staff in this after hours program and then take the recipe home so you can make it a true cocktail with your own alcohol. Then we will wrap up the night by creating a REAL pumpkin candle!

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Monday, October 17.

$20 Members
$30 General Public
$15 ISU Students & RG Volunteers

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