Upcoming Events

Youth & Family
Ladies in Science: The Scientific Method

This program has been cancelled.

Friday, July 19, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Ladies, join us for a unique educational event celebrating women and girls in science! Follow through the scientific method with us and design and test your own experiment! Participate in hands-on activities with female researchers at ISU, and join us for a brown bag picnic lunch (bring your own). Open to ladies of all ages, but activities are specially designed for ages 8-12.
Adult participation is encouraged, but not required. Preregistration with prepayment is suggested by Friday, July 12.

$12 Member, ISU Students
$15 General Public

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Education Program
Garden Peace Post Workshop

Saturday, July 20, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Looking for a fun way to spend a Saturday afternoon? Join DeDee Birdsall of Two Sisters Paint Palette for a unique workshop where you will paint your own four-foot garden peace pole. DeDee will provide all the materials and 8 different peace pole patterns from which you can choose, then show you how to make your very own. Each pole is a PVC post sleeve that measures 4x4x44. Upon completion, you’ll also be given instructions for the care and planting of your peace pole – a perfect accent for your flower garden, adding creative flair to your yard!
Preregistration with prepayment is required by Thursday, July 18.

$96 Members
$120 General Public
$82 ISU Students

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Youth & Family
Insect Hotels – Family Workshop

Sunday, July 21, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Work with local artists Pam Dennis and Ryk Weiss to create your own insect hotel to attract and house beneficial insects like bees and other pollinators. Create a willow structure, then use natural materials gathered at Reiman Gardens to make “rooms” for your insects. All materials provided.
Great for adults, or youth ages 6 and up with adult assistance. Preregistration with prepayment required by Thursday, July 18.

$40 Member Adult/Youth Pair
$12 Each Additional Member Youth
$50 General Public Adult/Youth Pair
$15 Each Additional General Public Youth

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Youth & Family
Junior Master Gardener Program with 4-H

Monday, July 22, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

New this year, join 4-H staff at Reiman Gardens for hands-on lessons created through this international youth gardening program. Each week, activities will connect to the JMG mission to “provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment, and cultivate the mind.”
Perfect for youth K-3rd grades. Preregistration with prepayment is required by the Thursday before each session.

$8 Members, 4-H Students
$13 General Public

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Youth & Family
Plant Pals

Tuesday, July 23, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids’ horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens. Classes involve hands-on gardening activities, crafts, and tastings, and are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.
Preregistration 2 days prior is HIGHLY encouraged, and required for groups of 8 or more. NOTE: Please register for both youth and adult attendees.

$2 Member, ISU Student Youth
FREE Member Adult
$6 General Public Youth
$9 General Public Adult (admission)

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Youth & Family
Kids’ Story Time

Thursday, July 25, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft. Best for children up to eight accompanied by an adult.
No preregistration required.

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

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Events
Gift Shop Yard Sale

Friday - Sunday, July 26 – 28, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Get some great merchandise at incredible prices at Reiman Gardens' Gift Shop Yard Sale! Take advantage of unbelievable savings up to 80% off regular prices on home and yard décor, children’s toys, and women’s apparel and accessories. In order to make room for newer merchandise, the Gift Shop is planning this super sale. There will be a huge variety of sale items, including items previously used to decorate at Reiman Gardens. Don't miss your chance to get a steal!

As always, you can visit the Gift Shop without paying admission. All merchandise purchased at the Gift Shop directly benefits Reiman Gardens.

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Youth & Family
Junior Master Gardener Program with 4-H

Monday, July 29, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

New this year, join 4-H staff at Reiman Gardens for hands-on lessons created through this international youth gardening program. Each week, activities will connect to the JMG mission to “provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment, and cultivate the mind.”
Perfect for youth K-3rd grades. Preregistration with prepayment is required by the Thursday before each session.

$8 Members, 4-H Students
$13 General Public

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Youth & Family
Plant Pals

Tuesday, July 30, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids’ horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens. Classes involve hands-on gardening activities, crafts, and tastings, and are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.
Preregistration 2 days prior is HIGHLY encouraged, and required for groups of 8 or more. NOTE: Please register for both youth and adult attendees.

$2 Member, ISU Student Youth
FREE Member Adult
$6 General Public Youth
$9 General Public Adult (admission)

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Youth & Family
Kids’ Story Time

Thursday, August 1, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft. Best for children up to eight accompanied by an adult.
No preregistration required.

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

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