Upcoming Events

Youth & Family
CANCELED: Caterpillar Club

Thursday, April 2, 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Best for children five and under with an adult.
No preregistration required.

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

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Gardening & Insects
CANCELED: Home Gardening Series: Spring Planted Bulbs

Sunday, April 5, 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Cannas, gladiolus, dahlias, and more. Learn from Reiman Gardens staff about topics pertinent to home gardeners of any experience level. Classes meet the first Sunday of each month.

Preregistration with prepayment is encouraged by Thursday, April 2.

$16 Members
$20 General Public
$13.60 ISU Students

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Gardening & Insects
CANCELED: Entomological Illustration Series

4 weeks beginning Tuesday, April 7, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Create your own scientifically based illustrations as you observe and record details from beautiful preserved butterflies and other invertebrate specimens the Gardens has to offer. This is a class for all skill levels and will cover technical artistic skills and educational tidbits about insects.

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Sunday, April 5.

$52 Members
$65 General Public
$44 ISU Students

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Gardening & Insects
CANCELED: Vegetable Gardening Best Practices

Tuesday, April 7, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Celebrate Earth Month by getting a head start on your own summer vegetable garden, with a discussion on best practices by Reiman Gardens’ Horticulture Staff.

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Monday, April 6.

$12 Members
$15 General Public
$9.75 ISU Students

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Youth & Family
CANCELED: Caterpillar Club

Thursday, April 9, 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Best for children five and under with an adult.

No preregistration required.

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

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Education Program
CANCELED: Felted Creations: Bee, Butterfly, and Flower Magnets

Thursday, April 9, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Join Megan Hammer of Art Grows Wild to create your very own 3-D needle-felted magnets! You’ll go home with three adorable garden-inspired magnets to adorn your fridge this spring. Choose between a ladybug, bumble bee, flower, or one of each! All materials provided.

This program is BYOB; bring a beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverage for yourself. Must be 21+ to attend. Preregistration required by Tuesday, April 7.

$32 Members
$40 General Public
$27.20 ISU Students

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Education Program
CANCELED: Nature at Noon – Portal to the Public Science Communication Rapid Fire

Thursday, April 9, 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Science Communication Fellows participating in the Portal to the Public program will provide snappy synopses of their work and insights into how this training at Reiman Gardens will propel them forward. Bring your lunch and attend each month to experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals and lecturers.

No preregistration required.

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

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Youth & Family
CANCELED: Family Nature Hour: Signs of Spring

Saturday, April 11 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Join RG staff for guided explorations outside to explore the season. Come prepared for outdoor explorations. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please preregister by the Thursday before.

$3 Member/ISU Student Youth
$5 Member/ISU Student Adult
$5 General Public Youth
$12 General Public Adult

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Education Program
CANCELED: Indigo Dyeing

Saturday, April 11, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Explore the plant and science magic of dyeing with indigo! Indigo is a plant-based dye that's used to create beautiful blue colors. Instructor and fiber artist extraordinaire Maggie Howe of Prairieland Herbs will provide two items to dye, but also feel free to bring an extra t-shirt, scarf, fabric, yarn, or any natural fiber item to dye. We will fold, scrunch, or twist the item to make cool designs, and then dye it with indigo – nature’s tie-dye!

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Thursday, April 9.

$50 Members
$62.50 General Public
$42.50 ISU Students

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Education Program
CANCELED: Behind the Scenes: Art in the Garden

Wednesday, April 15, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Did you know Reiman Gardens has a permanent art collection? Join Education Manager Sara Merritt for a walking interpretive tour of sculpture and other surprises. This program is perfect for Volunteers! Join different staff members each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens.

Free for Members & Volunteers
$10 for the General Public (includes admission)

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