Upcoming Events

Events
Jack-O-Lantern Walk (revised for safety)

Friday, October 30, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

On Friday join staff as we finalize our setup for this year’s popular Jack-O-Lantern Walk. Only 50 guests admitted per ½ hour. Please note: this is a sneak peek for the Jack-O-Lanterns only. There will be no activities or treats.

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Events
Spirits in the Gardens (revised for safety)

Saturday, October 31, 5:00 - 10:00 p.m.

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Events
Spirits in the Gardens (revised for safety)

Sunday,  November 1, 5:00 - 10:00 p.m.

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Youth & Family
Caterpillar Connection

Thursday, November 5

This much-loved story and nature hour has temporarily moved online. See new videos weekly and visit the Gardens for follow up explorations and outdoor activities. Visit https://www.facebook.com/ReimanGardens AND http://youtube.com/ReimanGardens to check it out!

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Gardening & Insects
Fall Pruning Workshop

Thursday, November 5, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Join Reiman Gardens’ Horticulturists Sharon Rink and Kara Ketrick for an informative and hands-on workshop designed to familiarize you with all the W’s of autumn pruning! Learn what, when, where, how, and why to prune, and put your knowledge to practice outside in the Gardens!

NOTE: Masks are required for this program. Please also bring a pair of gardening gloves (preferably leather), and dress to work outdoors! Preregistration with prepayment is required by Tuesday, November 3.

$16 Members
$20 General Public
$13.60 ISU Students

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Youth & Family
Caterpillar Connection

Thursday, November 12

This much-loved story and nature hour has temporarily moved online. See new videos weekly and visit the Gardens for follow up explorations and outdoor activities. Visit https://www.facebook.com/ReimanGardens AND http://youtube.com/ReimanGardens to check it out!

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Education Program
Virtual Nature at Noon – What do Insects Do in the Winter?

Thursday, November 12, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Have you ever wondered how insects make it through a long, cold Iowa winter? Laura Jesse Iles is Co-director of the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center and Director of Iowa State’s Plant & Insect Diagnostic Clinic. Join us as Dr. Iles shares her expertise in horticulture, biologic controls, and invasive insect management. Grab your lunch and join us at home!

No registration required. This is a virtual presentation via Zoom. Click here to join: https://iastate.zoom.us/j/93711846974?pwd=R05YaW1UUCtJalY2SWxmUDU1ZmtJQT09

Free to attend.

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Felted Creations: Mini Garden Gnome

Sunday, November 15, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Join Megan Hammer of Art Grows Wild to create your very own 3-D needle-felted Mini Garden Gnome! You’ll go home with a 3” tall mini Elwood, the perfect whimsical touch for your home!

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Friday, November 13. NOTE: Pandemic precautions in place.

$40 Members
$50 General Public
$34 ISU Students

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Gardening & Insects
Black Light Butterfly Roosting

Thursday, November 19, 4:40 – 5:40 p.m.

Join Nathan Brockman, Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing Curator, for a special blacklight butterfly show. Learn the science behind the way many butterfly patterns fluoresce when exposed to UV light, and view them in a new way as they clump together and begin roosting for the night.

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Tuesday, November 17. NOTE: Pandemic precautions in place.

Free for Butterfly Wing Docents, Volunteers
$13 Members, ISU Students
$16.25 General Public

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Youth & Family
Caterpillar Connection

Thursday, November 19

This much-loved story and nature hour has temporarily moved online. See new videos weekly and visit the Gardens for follow up explorations and outdoor activities. Visit https://www.facebook.com/ReimanGardens AND http://youtube.com/ReimanGardens to check it out!

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