Upcoming Events

Youth & Family
Caterpillar Connection

Thursday, July 16

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
Plant Walk: Hummingbirds

Thursday, July 16, 11:00 – 11:45 a.m.

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 in-depth walking tours of the plants and flowers that make this place so special. Sign up for the series, or select individual classes.

Preregistration with prepayment two days in advance is required. Walks occur rain or shine! Face coverings are required.

$10 Members
$12.50 General Public
$8.50 ISU Students
Free for RG Tour Docents

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Beginning Watercolor

6-week program beginning Tuesday, July 21, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Join Creative Department artist Yvonne Brune for a 6-week watercolor course exploring the beauty of the Gardens. Sketch butterflies, flowers, or plants, and learn skills and build techniques with watercolor paints. All experience levels welcome!

Class will be outdoors as well as indoors - please come prepared.
Preregistration with prepayment is required by Sunday, July 19.

$85 Members
$105 General Public
$72.50 ISU Students

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Youth & Family
Going Digital: Plant Pals and Junior Master Gardeners

Tuesday, July 21, 10:00 – 10:40 AM

Growing kids by igniting a passion for learning through unique gardening education. (Programs offered Tuesday mornings July 14 - August 11)
Join us for a weekly virtual version of Plant Pals and Junior Master Gardeners! Learn about the gardening process and explore how plants grow. This program engages children in novel, “hands-on” learning experiences that promote a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment, and cultivate the mind.

Perfect for youth K-3rd grades. Programs will involve a live introduction, followed by a video lesson and live Q&A – then visit the PPJMG space in the Edible Garden on your own to see the progress in person!

Pre-registration is required by Sunday, July 19. This program is DIGITAL VIA ZOOM. You must have access to at least the free version of Zoom to participate. You will receive a protected link on Monday for your household to join on Tuesday.

$5 Member Household
$15 General Public Household

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Youth & Family
Caterpillar Connection

Thursday, July 23

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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Needle-Felted Wool Painting: Native Plants

Sunday July 26, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Learn the art of painting with wool! Join us as Megan Hammer of Art Grows Wild shares the needle-felting technique that uses only wool and a needle to create a beautiful and unique piece of art. You will create a 4"x 6" frameable piece. No experience necessary! Draw inspiration from native plants, work from your own photo, or let your creativity run wild!

Pre-registration with payment is required by Friday, July 24.

$55 Members
$68.75 General Public
$46.75 ISU Students

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Youth & Family
Going Digital: Plant Pals and Junior Master Gardeners

Tuesday, July 28, 10:00 – 10:40 AM

Growing kids by igniting a passion for learning through unique gardening education. (Programs offered Tuesday mornings July 14 - August 11)

Join us for a weekly virtual version of Plant Pals and Junior Master Gardeners! Learn about the gardening process and explore how plants grow. This program engages children in novel, “hands-on” learning experiences that promote a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment, and cultivate the mind. Perfect for youth K-3rd grades. Programs will involve a live introduction, followed by a video lesson and live Q&A – then visit the PPJMG space in the Edible Garden on your own to see the progress in person!

Pre-registration is required by Sunday, July 26. This program is DIGITAL VIA ZOOM. You must have access to at least the free version of Zoom to participate. You will receive a protected link on Monday for your household to join on Tuesday.

$5 Member Household
$15 General Public Household

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Youth & Family
Caterpillar Connection

Thursday, July 30

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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Plein Air Painting in the Garden

Sunday, August 2, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Students tradition of painting “en plein air,” or outside. Artist and illustrator Kelsey Wilson will demonstrate her process and provide painting techniques and helpful tips about painting open spaces.

Materials provided. Preregistration with prepayment is required by Thursday, July 30.
Please note: come prepared for an outdoor class (indoor location available in case of severe weather).

$55 Members
$68.75 General Public
$46.75 ISU Students

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Youth & Family
Going Digital: Plant Pals and Junior Master Gardeners

Tuesday, August 4, 10:00 – 10:40 AM

Growing kids by igniting a passion for learning through unique gardening education. (Programs offered Tuesday mornings July 14 - August 11)

Join us for a weekly virtual version of Plant Pals and Junior Master Gardeners! Learn about the gardening process and explore how plants grow. This program engages children in novel, “hands-on” learning experiences that promote a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment, and cultivate the mind. Perfect for youth K-3rd grades. Programs will involve a live introduction, followed by a video lesson and live Q&A – then visit the PPJMG space in the Edible Garden on your own to see the progress in person!
Pre-registration is required by Sunday, August 2.

This program is DIGITAL VIA ZOOM. You must have access to at least the free version of Zoom to participate. You will receive a protected link on Monday for your household to join on Tuesday.

$5 Member Household
$15 General Public Household

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