Upcoming Events

Events
2017 Visit Free During Extended Holiday Hours

Thursday, December 14, 4:30 - 8:00 p.m.

This holiday season Reiman Gardens will be open until 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas for visitors to shop at the Gift Shop and see the indoor holiday train display. This is also your chance to see the outdoor lights and decorations illuminated against a night sky.

Admission is free for everyone after 4:30 p.m. The Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing still closes at 4:30 p.m. No preregistration required.

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Education Program
Brown Bag: Nature at Noon – Sea Ice in the Arctic: Where We Are, Where We’re Going, and Where We’ve Been

Thursday, December 14, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water.  Topics range from gardening interests to current local science research, to holiday decorating, and more.  Attend each month and experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals and lecturers.

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

No registration required.

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Youth & Family
Caterpillar Club

Thursday, December 14, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Pre-registration is highly encouraged to secure materials.

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

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Adult
Crafty Cocktail Night: Door Swags

Thursday, December 14, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Join us at the Gardens after hours for a creative project while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting! Use small pieces of fresh greenery with pinecones, ribbon, and other embellishments to create a holiday swag for your front door. This program is BYOB – you may bring a beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverage for yourself.
Must be 21+ to attend. Pre-registration with payment is required by Tuesday before each program.

$10 Members & ISU Students
$12.50 General Public

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Events
Butterfly Blizzard

Registration for both dates is full.

Saturday, December 2 —OR— Saturday, December 16 anytime between 8:00 and 9:30 a.m.

Come in from the cold to experience a different kind of blizzard – a butterfly blizzard in Reiman Gardens’ Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing! Take advantage of this rare opportunity to release your very own butterfly, just-emerged from its chrysalis, and waiting in a container for its first flight in the Butterfly Wing. An amazing nature moment for young and old alike! While here, partake in fun, themed crafts and sip hot cocoa.

Cost is $5 for one butterfly, $8 for two butterflies, $12 for three butterflies, and $3 for each additional butterfly.

Price does not include admission to the Gardens.  

Participants must preregister with prepayment by December 1.

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Education Program
Floral Design: December

Tuesday, December 19, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Topic: Submersible Centerpieces

Incorporate water into a wintergreen centerpiece featuring cranberries and cloves.

Preregistration with prepayment is required one week in advance.

$40 Members
$50 General Public
$34 ISU Students

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Events
2017 Visit Free During Extended Holiday Hours

Thursday, December 21, 4:30 - 8:00 p.m.

This holiday season Reiman Gardens will be open until 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas for visitors to shop at the Gift Shop and see the indoor holiday train display. This is also your chance to see the outdoor lights and decorations illuminated against a night sky.

Admission is free for everyone after 4:30 p.m. The Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing still closes at 4:30 p.m. No preregistration required.

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Youth & Family
Caterpillar Club

Thursday, December 21, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Pre-registration is highly encouraged to secure materials.

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

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Adult
Crafty Cocktail Night: Stocking Stuffer Speed Crafting

Thursday, December 21, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Join us at the Gardens after hours for a creative project while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting! Bring your friends for this whirlwind craftstravaganza – make last-minute ornaments or small personal gifts using a wide variety of repurposed materials provided. This program is BYOB – you may bring a beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverage for yourself.
Must be 21+ to attend. Pre-registration with payment is required by Tuesday before each program.

$10 Members & ISU Students
$12.50 General Public

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Youth & Family
Caterpillar Club

Thursday December 28, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Pre-registration is highly encouraged to secure materials.

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

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