Reiman Gardens - Iowa State University   515-294-2710
1407 University Boulevard   rgregistration@iastate.edu
Ames, IA 50011
   
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Plant Pals: Thu Aug 25, 10am (Member Youth)
TOPIC: Harvesting a Garden

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on activities to interact  with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.

Pre-registration with payment is required. Adults pay regular admission.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals: Thu Aug 25, 10am (General Public Youth)
TOPIC: Harvesting a Garden

Please see description above.

Pre-registration with payment is required. Adults pay regular admission.
$ 6.00
Color in the Garden: Thu Aug 25, 6-8pm (Members)
Color is one of the most powerful tools in garden design. Use it properly and you can create a multitude of effects, from tranquility and serenity to a riotous feast for the eyes. Effective garden designs don’t occur by random plantings; they are the results of inspiration combined with knowledge of color. Do you know most of our knowledge and use of color is based on paint and printing? Would it surprise you to learn that color in the garden is based on visual color which differs from the artist’s palette? This is a technical presentation where Director Ed Lyon will explain why color may not be as it seems. You’ll go home having learned how to assess a garden for color design, how light, texture, and point of view effect color, and what makes beautiful color combinations. 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Monday, August 22.
$ 16.00
Color in the Garden: Thu Aug 25, 6-8pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

Registration with pre-payment is required by Monday, August 22.
$ 20.00
Nature Connects® Artists Challenge (ENTRY FORM)
Show off your own unique sculpture using LEGO® bricks to interpret the theme, “The House that Nature Built.” Accepted pieces will be briefly displayed at Reiman Gardens, and prizes will be awarded!

SCHEDULE:
Wednesday, August 17 - Wednesday, August 24: Entries must be submitted by digital image to smerritt@iastate.edu
Friday, August 26th (by 10:00 a.m.): Entries must be delivered to the Gardens for display at Reiman Gardens.
Saturday, August 27 (at 10:00 a.m.): Judges will select winning   entries in 4 different age levels based on color, creativity, and connection to nature.  
Sunday, August 28 (between 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.): Pieces must be removed.

Submission is free, and attendance is free with admission.
$ 0.00
Beginner Photo BASICS WORKSHOP: Sat-Sun, Aug 27-28, 9am-3pm (Members)
Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for an intensive 2-DAY WORKSHOP covering the basics of photography including: equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject, & "tips and tricks". Each class is broken into 3 parts: classroom discussion, hands-on practice taking pictures by the students and review of the images taken. 

You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera & sturdy tripod, and a SACK LUNCH to enjoy in the Gardens. 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Tuesday, August 23.
$ 60.00
Beginner Photo BASICS WORKSHOP: Sat-Sun, Aug 27-28, 9am-3pm (General Public)
2-DAY WORKSHOP: Please see description above.

You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera & sturdy tripod, and a SACK LUNCH to enjoy in the Gardens. 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Tuesday, August 23.
$ 75.00
Great Plants for IA SERIES: Begins Mon, Aug 29, 6-8:30p (DATES BELOW) (Members)
*DATE CHANGE

Great Plants for Iowa series will allow participants to develop knowledge of the wide variety of garden plants that grow well in Central Iowa. Covering nearly 500 plants, these 16 classes are spread across several years. Each class focuses on identification, cultural requirements, and the use of the plants in gardens and the broader landscape. These classes are perfect for avid amateur gardeners and plant enthusiasts, aspiring horticulture professionals, horticulturists, garden designers, landscape architects seeking professional development, and Master Gardeners looking for continuing education credits. There are no prerequisites and you are welcome to take one or all the classes each year. 

Registration with pre-payment is required by the Friday before each class. Classes are held from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m., the following Mondays: 
 
 August 29: Vines
 September 12: Small & Medium Shrubs
 September 19: Perennials for Sun - the Basics
 September 26: Shade Trees
$ 48.00
Great Plants for IA SERIES: Begins Mon, Aug 29, 6-8:30p (DATES BELOW) (Gen Pub)
Please see description above.

Registration with pre-payment is required by the Friday before each class. Classes are held from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m., the following Mondays: 
 
 August 29: Vines
 September 12: Small & Medium Shrubs
 September 19: Perennials for Sun - the Basics
 September 26: Shade Trees
$ 60.00
Great Plants for Iowa: Mon Aug 29, 6-8:30pm (Members)
TOPIC: Vines (herbaceous & woody, perennial & annual)

They climb, ramble, and cling – learn more about the many ornamental vines that can spruce up an arbor, trellis, deck, or building. Perennial and annual, as well as woody and herbaceous vines   will be discussed.

Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, August 26.
$ 16.00
Great Plants for Iowa: Mon Aug 29, 6-8:30pm (General Public)
TOPIC: Vines (herbaceous & woody, perennial & annual)

Please see description above.

Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, August 26.
$ 20.00
Kids' Story Time: Tue Aug 30, 10am
Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Pre-registration 2 days prior is HIGHLY encouraged, and required for groups of 8 or more. FREE with admission. 
$ 0.00
Haloween Decoration Workshop: Ghoulish Gourds : Fri Sep 2, 2:30-4:30pm (Members)
Create your own one-of-a-kind hand-painted ghoulish gourd, with guidance from Kathy Houck, artist and member of the Iowa Gourd Society. Participants will each receive one small gourd, dried and hollowed, to paint and take home. Kathy will share examples of her own artful gourds and will demonstrate a variety of painting techniques to achieve a range of effects – paint yours to stand on a table or use wire for a hanging ornament! 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Wednesday, August 31.
$ 32.00
Haloween Decoration Workshop: Ghoulish Gourds : Fri Sep 2, 2:30-4:30pm (Gen Pub)
Please see description above.

Registration with pre-payment is required by Wednesday, August 31.
$ 40.00
Parent/Child Nature Meditation: Begins Tue Sep 6, 6-7:30pm, 4 weeks (Members)
*THERAPEUTIC HORTICULTURE PROGRAM

Geared specifically to help deepen the parent/child relationship, learn how to turn your nature experience into a reflective meditation that you can practice at home or in other locations. Expressive therapies instructor Camilla Kottman will lead you both through progressive relaxation, guided imagery, and physical techniques to help promote wellness and relaxation. 

Appropriate for parents with children ages 6-12. Registration with payment is required  by Friday, September 2.

Youth/Adult pair: $44
Each Additional Youth: $4
$ 44.00
Parent/Child Nature Meditation: Begins Tue Sep 6, 6-7:30pm, 4 weeks (Gen Public)
*THERAPEUTIC HORTICULTURE PROGRAM

Please see description above.

Appropriate for parents with children ages 6-12. Registration with payment is required by Friday, September 2.

Youth/Adult pair: $55
Each Additional Youth: $5
$ 55.00
Reflective Nature Meditation : Begins Wed Sep 7, 6pm, for 4 weeks (Members)
*THERAPEUTIC HORTICULTURE PROGRAM - ADULT

Nature is restorative. Learn to get the most out of your nature experience with Camilla Kottman, expressive therapies instructor. She will guide you through progressive relaxation, guided imagery, and body techniques to help promote wellness and relaxation. 

Open to anyone ages 13+. Registration with payment is required by Friday, September 2.
$ 44.00
Reflective Nature Meditation : Begins Wed Sep 7, 6pm, for 4 weeks (Gen Public)
*THERAPEUTIC HORTICULTURE PROGRAM - ADULT

Please see description above.

Open to anyone ages 13+. Registration with payment is required by Friday, September 2.
$ 55.00
Plant Pals: Thu Sep 8, 10am (Member Youth)
TOPIC: Apples, Nuts, & Other Fruit from Trees

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.

Pre-registration with payment is required. Adults pay regular admission.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals: Thu Sep 8, 10am (General Public Youth)
TOPIC: Apples, Nuts, & Other Fruit from Trees

Please see description above.

Pre-registration with payment is required. Adults pay regular admission.
$ 6.00
Open Art & Gathering in the Gardens: Fri Sep 9, 9:30am-2:30pm (Members)
Artists, come together for an informal gathering with time to draw or paint on the grounds of Reiman Gardens! Whether you work in watercolor, acrylic, charcoal, oil, or other drawing/painting media, bring your lunch and your artistic materials to Reiman Gardens and work freely in the beautiful setting. Begin the morning with donuts and coffee, then meet artist and facilitator Glenice Miller, who will keep you on task and offer pointers for whatever it is you choose to work on. Close out the day by sharing your progress with the group (or not!) Each participant will also have the opportunity to submit work for a group display in Reiman Gardens’ Garden Room Gallery. 

Registration with payment is required by Tuesday, September 6.
$ 5.00
Open Art & Gathering in the Gardens: Fri Sep 9, 9:30am-2:30pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

Registration with payment is required by Tuesday, September 6. Price includes General Public admission to Reiman Gardens.
$ 15.00
Building a Future City with LEGO® Bricks : Sat Sep 10, 10am-12pm (Members)
This fall 2016 we will house this STEAM workshop taught by faculty and students from Iowa State University’s Department of Architecture. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the design process, collaboration and the built environment. Together through a brainstorming session we will begin to generate ideas, sketch concepts, collaborate and build the City of the Future, using LEGO® bricks as a building material. SKILL LEVEL: Beginner to Intermediate (ages 8+). 

Pre-registration with payment is required by Tuesday, September 6. 

*Participants will be able to take home their 2D design of the LEGO® brick master plan, but must leave the bricks to be used for future programs.
$ 8.00
Building a Future City with LEGO® Bricks : Sat Sep 10, 10am-12pm (Gen Public)
Please see description above.
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner to Intermediate (ages 8+). 

Pre-registration with payment is required by Tuesday, September 6. 

*Participants will be able to take home their 2D design of the LEGO® brick master plan, but must leave the bricks to be used for future programs.
$ 10.00
Monarch Tagging : Sun Sep 11, 1-3pm (GROUP Registration - ONE monarch)
Tag a monarch and track its movement! Come out to Reiman Gardens and learn from the experts about why we tag monarchs, how to track them, and then tag your very own monarch that you can follow on Monarch Watch. 

Free with admission, but pre-registration is REQUIRED! Limit one monarch per group.

Available: 4
$ 0.00
Great Plants for Iowa: Mon Sep 12, 6-8:30pm (Members)
TOPIC: Small & Medium Deciduous Shrubs

With each shrub discussed being less than ten feet tall, these woody, deciduous plants are perfect for most home landscapes in Central Iowa.

Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, September 9.
$ 16.00
Great Plants for Iowa: Mon Sep 12, 6-8:30pm (General Public)
TOPIC: Small & Medium Deciduous Shrubs

With each shrub discussed being less than ten feet tall, these woody, deciduous plants are perfect for most home landscapes in Central Iowa.

Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, September 9.
$ 20.00
Oil Painting Workshop: Warm Colors (Monet): Tue Sep 13, 6-9pm (Members)
Learn the basics of painting wet-in-wet, from setup to materials, to paint selection and technique, with professional artist and instructor Kaukab Barni Merchant. Participants will share materials and work to recreate a work of Claude Monet, in a warm color palette. 

No experience necessary, and you’ll leave with a completed painting and the skills to make more! Registration with pre-payment required by Friday, September 9.
$ 52.00
Oil Painting Workshop: Warm Colors (Monet): Tue Sep 13, 6-9pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

No experience necessary, and you’ll leave with a completed painting and the skills to make more! Registration with pre-payment required by Friday, September 9.
$ 65.00
Growing with Grown-Ups : Thu Sep 15, 5:30-6:30pm (Members)
TOPIC: Bulb Forcing

While most flowers are almost finished for the season, there is no reason you should be without blooms indoors year-round! Bulb forcing is a way to bring color into your home by “tricking” bulbs into flowering. Learn more and take home a bulb to force in this month’s class. Registration with pre-payment is required one week prior to class. (Youth ages 8+ with accompanying adult.)

Per Class: $12 for youth/adult pair
Each Additional Youth: $4 per class

Registration with pre-payment is required by Thursday, September 8. 
$ 12.00
Growing with Grown-Ups : Thu Sep 15, 5:30-6:30pm (General Public)
TOPIC: Bulb Forcing

Please see description above.

Per Class: $15 for youth/adult pair
Each Additional Youth: $5 per class

Registration with pre-payment is required by Thursday, September 8. 
$ 15.00
Reiman Gardens' After Hours: Fri Sep 16, 4:30-7pm (Members)
Kick back and relax at Reiman Gardens’ After Hours! The Vinyl Collective will perform, showcasing artists made famous at Vinyl Cafe’s open mic night, including Ben Schrag, Jen McClung, Jim Coppoc, Evan Campbell and more!

ISU Catering will provide a cash bar as well as a Feast of Italy buffet, including lasagna and vegetarian lasagna, mixed salad greens, whole petite green beans, garlic bread, and breadsticks. Coffee, iced tea and water will also be served.

You must be 21 years-old or over  to attend. Starting Monday, September 12, price will be $28 at the door for everyone.
$ 16.00
Reiman Gardens' After Hours: Fri Sep 16, 4:30-7pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

You must be 21 years-old or over to attend. Starting Monday, September 12, price will be $28 at the door for everyone.
$ 21.00
Swirl-Painted Nature 2-DAY Workshop : Sat-Sun Sep 17-18, 10am-12pm (Members)
Join Natalie Buskohl, artist and gardener, for a fun and informal (and a little bit messy) 2-DAY painting activity to turn pieces of nature into colorful, swirling works of art! We will use large buckets to drip and swirl paint, then dip in large leaves, rocks, pine cones, and other foraged materials to create uniquely designed nature art. 

Bring your friends and make it a painting party! Materials are included, but please dress for the mess! 

Registration with pre-payment required by   Wednesday, September 14.
$ 32.00
Swirl-Painted Nature 2-DAY Workshop : Sat-Sun Sep 17-18, 10am-12pm (Gen Public)
Please see description above.

Bring your friends and make it a painting party! Materials are included, but please dress for the mess! 

Registration with pre-payment required by  Wednesday, September 14.
$ 40.00
When Pigs Fly (STEAM Workshop) : Sat Sep 17, TIMES BELOW (Members)
Join a team of ISU Industrial Design professors and graduate students for a STEAM workshop great for learning design problem solving and methodology. Using LEGO® bricks and other materials, participants will create a system which propels a toy pig the farthest by rolling, launching, catapulting, throwing, bouncing, or any other method. Maximum 20 students per session. 

SESSIONS AVAILABLE:
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ages 4-8) 
12:00 – 2:00 (ages 9-16)

Pre-registration with payment is required by Tuesday, September 13. 
$ 8.00
When Pigs Fly (STEAM Workshop) : Sat Sep 17, TIMES BELOW (General Public)
Please see description above.
Maximum 20 students per session. 

SESSIONS AVAILABLE:
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ages 4-8) 
12:00 – 2:00 (ages 9-16)

Pre-registration with payment is required by Tuesday, September 13. 
$ 10.00
Willow Birds Workshop : Sat Sep 17, 1-4pm (Members)
Build a hanging willow bird to fly in your garden or hang on a porch, with artists Pam Dennis & Ryk Weiss. Using simple building techniques, you will construct a bird from willow which will then be bent into a flying shape. 
Participants will need to bring sharp anvil pruning shears, a small hammer and wire cutters. Willow and nails provided. 

Pre-registration with pre-payment required by Thursday, September 15.
$ 48.00
Willow Birds Workshop : Sat Sep 17, 1-4pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

Participants will need to bring sharp anvil pruning shears, a small hammer and wire cutters. Willow and nails provided. 

Pre-registration with pre-payment required by Thursday, September 15.
$ 60.00
Incense-Making Workshop: Sun Sep 18, 10am-12pm (Members)
Learn to create Kyphi, the sacred perfume of the Ancient Egyptians, with natural perfumer Amanda Feeley. Cost includes all materials, instructions, and a small packet of incense to take home. 

Pre-registration with payment is required by Wednesday, September 14. 
$ 56.00
Incense-Making Workshop: Sun Sep 18, 10am-12pm (General Public)
Learn to create Kyphi, the sacred perfume of the Ancient Egyptians, with natural perfumer Amanda Feeley. Cost includes all materials, instructions, and a small packet of incense to take home. 

Pre-registration with payment is required by Wednesday, September 14. 
$ 70.00
Basic Flower Illustration Workshop : Sun Sep 18, 1-4pm (Members)
Have you always wanted to learn how to draw flowers? Now you can! In this 3-hour workshop, you will learn the basics of flower illustration from artist Glenice Miller. Start by creating a value scale with graphite, and take apart a living specimen to begin breaking down its structure. Then learn how to construct a simple light box to view your own specimens and go home with the skills to draw more flowers! 

Beginner level, ages 10+. Registration with payment is required by Thursday, September 15.
$ 32.00
Basic Flower Illustration Workshop : Sun Sep 18, 1-4pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

Beginner level, ages 10+. Registration with payment is required by Thursday, September 15.
$ 40.00
(Colorless) Bird ID: Sun Sep 18, 2pm (Members)
Naturalist Rachael Siebens may not be able to see the COLOR of birds, but she can teach you many different ways to identify them – from flight, height, and sight, to food, mood, and brood! Perfect for ages 6 and up, participants will walk the Gardens with Rachael, learning different identification techniques. Please bring a pair of binoculars, and receive tips for using them. You may also bring a camera. 

Registration with pre-payment required by Wednesday, September 14.
$ 16.00
(Colorless) Bird ID: Sun Sep 18, 2pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

Registration with pre-payment required by Wednesday, September 14.
$ 20.00
Great Plants for Iowa: Mon Sep 19, 6-8:30pm (Members)
TOPIC: Perennials for Sun – the Basics

With so many wonderful perennials available to gardeners, we had to split this class into two! Learn more about the basic perennials well-suited for that sunny spot in your Central Iowa landscape.

Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, September 16.
$ 16.00
Great Plants for Iowa: Mon Sep 19, 6-8:30pm (General Public)
TOPIC: Perennials for Sun – the Basics

With so many wonderful perennials available to gardeners, we had to split this class into two! Learn more about the basic perennials well-suited for that sunny spot in your Central Iowa landscape.

Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, September 16.
$ 20.00
Floral Design Series: PICK-4 2016 (Members)
(Pick four of your favorite classes to receive a discounted price.)

Learn the basics of Floral Design from Master Gardener and floral designer Sandy Gossman while creating beautiful arrangements to take home. Each month a different style of arrangement is featured, from vase designs to centerpieces, to contemporary designs using structural oasis. Learn the tips and skills used by professionals and create your own one-of-a-kind floral designs. 

Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.
$ 140.00
Floral Design Series: PICK-4 2016 (General Public)
(Pick four of your favorite classes to receive a discounted price.)

Please see description above.

Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.
$ 175.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Sep 20, 6:30pm (Members)
TOPIC: Dyed & Dried (Fall Wreaths)

These wreaths feature a variety of dyed and dried flowers that will keep their color through the season and beyond. 

Pre-registration with payment is required one week before class.
$ 40.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Sep 20, 6:30pm (General Public)
TOPIC: Dyed & Dried (Fall Wreaths)

These wreaths feature a variety of dyed and dried flowers that will keep their color through the season and beyond. 

Pre-registration with payment is required one week before class.
$ 50.00
Stress-Free Colored Water Pencil Drawing (3 DAYS): Sep 20-22, 6-8:30pm (Members)
(3-NIGHT WORKSHOP) Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, September 20, 21, & 22, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Designed for absolute beginners, this class will introduce you to the versatile medium of colored water pencils. Go at your own pace as you start from pre-produced flower line drawings, then with artist and instructor Glenice Miller, you will begin to apply colored pencil to build up beautiful form and dimension. 

No experience needed. Class price includes materials kit. 
Registration with pre-payment required by Friday, September 16.
$ 120.00
Stress-Free Colored Water Pencil Drawing (3 DAYS): Sep 20-22, 6-8:30pm (Gen Pub)
(3-NIGHT WORKSHOP) Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, September 20, 21, & 22, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Please see description above.

No experience needed. Class price includes materials kit. 
Registration with pre-payment required by Friday, September 16.
$ 150.00
Behind the Scenes: Wed Sep 21, 11am (Members, Volunteers)
TOPIC: Pollinator Walk: Butterflies, Hummingbirds, and Bees

Pollinators are vital to the life cycle of every plant. Join our staff entomologist to explore the outdoor gardens and learn about the vital role of each of these critical creatures. Also glean information on attracting pollinators at home. 

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, ISU Students, and Volunteers with hours in the last 2 months.
$ 0.00
Behind the Scenes: Wed Sep 21, 11am (General Public)
TOPIC: Pollinator Walk: Butterflies, Hummingbirds, and Bees

Please see description above.

Price includes Reiman Gardens admission.
$ 10.00
Planning & Designing Wedding Flowers: Begins Wed Sep 21, 6-730pm, 3wks (Members)
Join award-winning florist Marical Greenwood for a 3-week course in creating DIY wedding arrangements. Classes include an overview of elements/principles of floral design, professional tips for selecting florists and materials, and hands-on practice creating your own final individual table arrangement from a class-selected theme and/or color palette (all materials included). 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Monday, September 19.
$ 100.00
Planning & Designing Wedding Flowers: Begins Wed Sep 21, 6-730pm, 3wks (Gen Pub)
Please see description above.

Registration with pre-payment is required by Monday, September 19.
$ 125.00
Great Plants for Iowa: Mon Sep 26, 6-8:30pm (Members)
*DATE CHANGE
TOPIC: Shade Trees

From Maples to Oaks to something a little less common, learn more about the wonderful large trees well-suited as shade trees in Central Iowa. 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, September 23.
$ 16.00
Great Plants for Iowa: Mon Sep 26, 6-8:30pm (General Public)
*DATE CHANGE
TOPIC: Shade Trees

From Maples to Oaks to something a little less common, learn more about the wonderful large trees well-suited as shade trees in Central Iowa. 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, September 23.
$ 20.00
Faded Glory: The Autumn Garden : Wed Sep 28, 6-8pm (Members)
A recent trend in garden design has been interest in the “Autumn Garden”. This is partly because the floral displays we plant in the Midwest for stunning spring and summer effect fade and wither away at the first kiss of frost. Our yards then become useless as extensions of our home with no visual interest through our long winter season. Neither autumn nor winter needs to be dreary and there are more ways to punch it up with more than mums. Reiman Gardens’ Director Ed Lyon will demonstrate plant materials that not only define and create a spectacular fall garden, but will extend winter interest as well. If your autumn garden has the drabs, find out how to jazz it up!  

Registration with pre-payment is required by Monday, September 26. 
$ 16.00
Faded Glory: The Autumn Garden : Wed Sep 28, 6-8pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

Registration with pre-payment is required by Monday, September 26. 
$ 20.00
Family Yoga in the Gardens (SERIES) : Begins Wed Oct 3, 10am, 6 weeks (Members)
This series was so popular we’re continuing it this fall! Light-hearted and focused on the kids (age 3+ with an adult), expect some music, color, and stories, as well as traditional yoga poses. Adults may choose to get on a mat or just observe, but it’s lots more fun on the mat! Plus, we will go outside if the weather is nice! Instructor Nan Bonfils, Creative Director at Centering Porch, is a student at Yoga Center of Boone, and has trained with Yoga Kids International. She has shared the joy of yoga with youngsters at United Community School and Ericson Public Library. Each class features a different color theme, so dress to express! Register for the series, or attend individual sessions. Pre-registration with payment is HIGHLY encouraged.

SERIES: $40 for youth/adult pair
Per Class: $8 for youth/adult pair
Each Additional Youth: $3 per class
$ 40.00
Family Yoga in the Gardens (SERIES) : Begins Wed Oct 3, 10am, 6 weeks (Gen Pub)
Please see description above.

SERIES: $50 for youth/adult pair
Per Class: $10 for youth/adult pair
Each Additional Youth: $4 per class
$ 50.00
Family Yoga in the Gardens: PINK : Wed Oct 3, 10am (Members)
Wear PINK for yoga today!

Light-hearted and focused on the kids (age 3+ with an adult), expect some music, color, and stories, as well as traditional yoga poses. Adults may choose to get on a mat or just observe, but it’s lots more fun on the mat! Plus, we will go outside if the weather is nice! Instructor Nan Bonfils, Creative Director at Centering Porch, is a student at Yoga Center of Boone, and has trained with Yoga Kids International. She has shared the joy of yoga with youngsters at United Community School and Ericson Public Library. Each class features a different color theme, so dress to express! Register for the series, or attend individual sessions. Pre-registration with payment is HIGHLY encouraged.

Per Class: $8 for youth/adult pair
Each Additional Youth: $3 per class
$ 8.00
Family Yoga in the Gardens: PINK : Wed Oct 3, 10am (General Public)
Wear PINK for yoga today!

Please see description above.

Per Class: $10 for youth/adult pair
Each Additional Youth: $4 per class
$ 10.00
Beginner Photography : Begins Mon Oct 3, 6-8:30pm, 4 wks (Members)
Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & "tips and tricks". Each class is broken into 3 parts: classroom discussion, hands-on practice taking pictures by the students and review of the images taken. You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera & sturdy tripod. 

This class is the prerequisite for many other photography classes offered at Reiman Gardens. Registration with pre-payment is required by Thursday, September 29. Register early – this class fills up fast! 
$ 72.00
Beginner Photography : Begins Mon Oct 3, 6-8:30pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above.
You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera & sturdy tripod. 

This class is the prerequisite for many other photography classes offered at Reiman Gardens. Registration with pre-payment is required by Thursday, September 29. Register early – this class fills up fast! 
$ 90.00
Lyrical Interpretation : Begins Tue Oct 4, 6pm, for 4 weeks (Members)
*THERAPEUTIC HORTICULTURE PROGRAM

Explore the connections between writing and music in a beautiful setting with guidance from therapeutic expression instructor Camilla Kottman. Participants will consider thoughts and feelings evoked by elements of music, genres, and lyrics, and may also write their own personal lyrics. Open to anyone ages 13+.
 
Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, September 30.
$ 36.00
Lyrical Interpretation : Begins Tue Oct 4, 6pm, for 4 weeks (General Public)
*THERAPEUTIC HORTICULTURE PROGRAM

Please see description above.
Open to anyone ages 13+.
 
Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, September 30.
$ 45.00
Night Photography : Begins Tue Oct 4, 6-8:30pm, 4 wks (Members)
Learn how to capture images of the moon, star trails, and city lights as treasured instructor Mark Stoltenberg helps you practice the techniques of taking night images with existing light. The class will meet one night on Main Street to shoot the city lights (date to be determined). 

Please bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera, a sturdy tripod, AND a cable release for your DSLR camera. 

eginner Photography is the prerequisite for this class. Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, September 30. Register early – these classes fill fast! 
$ 72.00
Night Photography : Begins Tue Oct 4, 6-8:30pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above.
The class will meet one night on Main Street to shoot the city lights (date to be determined). 

Please bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera, a sturdy tripod, AND a cable release for your DSLR camera.  

Beginner Photography is the prerequisite for this class. Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, September 30. Register early – these classes fill fast! 
$ 90.00
Photo-Art of Seeing 2-In the Moment: Begins Wed Oct 5, 6-8:30pm, 4 wks (Members)
In this class, we will work to put the lessons from the Art of Seeing into practical application. Learn “hands on” to pay more attention to the details and capture the moments that tell stories. Join award winning photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg of Mark Stoltenberg Photography as he teaches you to better “see” and “capture” the world around you. 

Please bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera and a sturdy tripod. Beginner Photography AND The Art of Seeing are prerequisites for this class. 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, September 30. Register early – these classes fill fast! 
$ 72.00
Photo-Art of Seeing 2-In the Moment: Begins Wed Oct 5, 6-8:30pm, 4 wks (Gen Pub)
Please see description above.

Please bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera and a sturdy tripod. Beginner Photography AND The Art of Seeing are prerequisites for this class. 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, September 30. Register early – these classes fill fast! 
$ 90.00
Caterpillar Club : Thu Oct 6, 10am
Theme: Color Changes Through the Seasons

Join us for winter storytelling. Each gathering will feature a theme as we read aloud two or three books about plants, insects, color, and other living things, followed by related activities and crafts. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Pre-registration 2 days prior is HIGHLY encouraged, and required for groups of 8 or more. FREE with admission. 
$ 0.00
Making Meaning with Color-Dry Media: Begins Thu Oct 6, 6-7:30pm, 4wks (Members)
*THERAPEUTIC HORTICULTURE PROGRAM

Create drawings from suggested imagery in dry media such as chalk pastels, charcoal, and graphite, with expressive therapies instructor Camilla Kottman. Participants will be introduced to color theory and art therapy principals to interpret their work. Open to anyone ages 13+. 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Tuesday, October 4.
$ 48.00
Making Meaning with Color-Dry Media: Begins Thu Oct 6, 6-7:30pm, 4wks (Gen Pub)
*THERAPEUTIC HORTICULTURE PROGRAM

Please see description above.
Open to anyone ages 13+. 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Tuesday, October 4.
$ 60.00
Open Art & Gathering in the Gardens: Fri Oct 7, 9:30am-2:30pm (Members)
Artists, come together for an informal gathering with time to draw or paint on the grounds of Reiman Gardens! Whether you work in watercolor, acrylic, charcoal, oil, or other drawing/painting media, bring your lunch and your artistic materials to Reiman Gardens and work freely in the beautiful setting. Begin the morning with donuts and coffee, then meet artist and facilitator Glenice Miller, who will keep you on task and offer pointers for whatever it is you choose to work on. Close out the day by sharing your progress with the group (or not!) Each participant will also have the opportunity to submit work for a group display in Reiman Gardens’ Garden Room Gallery. 

Registration with payment is required by Tuesday, September 6.
$ 5.00
Open Art & Gathering in the Gardens: Fri Oct 7, 9:30am-2:30pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

Registration with payment is required by Tuesday, September 6. 
Price includes admission.
$ 15.00
Tiny House - SketchUp Workshop: Sat Oct 8, 9am-12pm (Members)
Today, the Tiny House movement has truly captivated the attention of designers, architects, city planners and eco-conscious homebuyers. Using free, downloadable Google SketchUp software, participants will have the opportunity to experience the architectural design process from concept drawing to building a digital and physical model of their own Tiny House design. Become part of the movement! 

Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced (ages 13+). Participants are required to bring their own laptop computers with SketchUp downloaded and installed. Participants will be able to take home photocopies of their 3D designs and their scaled physical model of the Tiny House. 

Pre-registration with payment is required by Tuesday, October 4. 
$ 20.00
Tiny House - SketchUp Workshop: Sat Oct 8, 9am-12pm (Members)
Please see description above.

Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced (ages 13+). Participants are required to bring their own laptop computers with SketchUp downloaded and installed. Participants will be able to take home photocopies of their 3D designs and their scaled physical model of the Tiny House. 

Pre-registration with payment is required by Tuesday, October 4. 
$ 25.00
Family Yoga in the Gardens: BROWN: Wed Oct 10, 10am (Members)
Wear BROWN for yoga today!

Light-hearted and focused on the kids (age 3+ with an adult), expect some music, color, and stories, as well as traditional yoga poses. Adults may choose to get on a mat or just observe, but it’s lots more fun on the mat! Plus, we will go outside if the weather is nice! Instructor Nan Bonfils, Creative Director at Centering Porch, is a student at Yoga Center of Boone, and has trained with Yoga Kids International. She has shared the joy of yoga with youngsters at United Community School and Ericson Public Library. Each class features a different color theme, so dress to express! Register for the series, or attend individual sessions. Pre-registration with payment is HIGHLY encouraged.

Per Class: $8 for youth/adult pair
Each Additional Youth: $3 per class
$ 8.00
Family Yoga in the Gardens: BROWN: Wed Oct 10, 10am (General Public)
Wear BROWN for yoga today!

Light-hearted and focused on the kids (age 3+ with an adult), expect some music, color, and stories, as well as traditional yoga poses. Adults may choose to get on a mat or just observe, but it’s lots more fun on the mat! Plus, we will go outside if the weather is nice! Instructor Nan Bonfils, Creative Director at Centering Porch, is a student at Yoga Center of Boone, and has trained with Yoga Kids International. She has shared the joy of yoga with youngsters at United Community School and Ericson Public Library. Each class features a different color theme, so dress to express! Register for the series, or attend individual sessions. Pre-registration with payment is HIGHLY encouraged.

Per Class: $10 for youth/adult pair
Each Additional Youth: $4 per class
$ 10.00
Air Propulsion Lab with LEGO® Bricks: Sat Oct 15, TIMES BELOW (Members)
Join a team of ISU Industrial Design professors and graduate students for a STEAM workshop great for learning design problem solving and methodology. Using LEGO® bricks and other materials, participants will create a moving object propelled by the force of a balloon. Maximum 20 students per session. 

Pre-registration with payment is required by Tuesday, October 4. 

10:00am–12:00pm (ages 4-8) | 12:00–2:00 pm (ages 9-16)
$ 8.00
Air Propulsion Lab with LEGO® Bricks: Sat Oct 15, TIMES BELOW (General Public)
Please see description above.

Pre-registration with payment is required by Tuesday, October 4. 

10:00am–12:00pm (ages 4-8) | 12:00–2:00 pm (ages 9-16)
$ 10.00
Family Yoga in the Gardens: GREY: Wed Oct 17, 10am (Members)
Wear GREY for yoga today!

Light-hearted and focused on the kids (age 3+ with an adult), expect some music, color, and stories, as well as traditional yoga poses. Adults may choose to get on a mat or just observe, but it’s lots more fun on the mat! Plus, we will go outside if the weather is nice! Instructor Nan Bonfils, Creative Director at Centering Porch, is a student at Yoga Center of Boone, and has trained with Yoga Kids International. She has shared the joy of yoga with youngsters at United Community School and Ericson Public Library. Each class features a different color theme, so dress to express! Register for the series, or attend individual sessions. Pre-registration with payment is HIGHLY encouraged.

Per Class: $8 for youth/adult pair
Each Additional Youth: $3 per class
$ 8.00
Family Yoga in the Gardens: GREY: Wed Oct 17, 10am (General Public)
Wear GREY for yoga today!

Please see description above.

Per Class: $10 for youth/adult pair
Each Additional Youth: $4 per class
$ 10.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Oct 18, 6:30pm (Members)
TOPIC: Orange is the New Black

Decorate for an autumn celebration or a ghoulish gathering with a classic arrangement highlighting the color orange. 

Registration with pre-payment is required one week in advance.
$ 40.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Oct 18, 6:30pm (General Public)
TOPIC: Orange is the New Black

Decorate for an autumn celebration or a ghoulish gathering with a classic arrangement highlighting the color orange. 

Registration with pre-payment is required one week in advance.
$ 50.00
Behind the Scenes: Wed Oct 19, 11am (Members, Volunteers)
TOPIC: Autumn Color in the Gardens

Explore plants from soaring, dramatically colored trees to rustling grasses during one of the best months of the year to view the Gardens. 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, ISU Students, and Volunteers with hours in the last 2 months.
$ 0.00
Behind the Scenes: Wed Oct 19, 11am (General Public)
TOPIC: Autumn Color in the Gardens

Please see description above.

Price includes admission.
$ 10.00
SPECIAL: Floral Arranging for DIY Events: Wed Oct 19, 6-8pm (Members)
Join award-winning florist Marical Greenwood for a one-night workshop on creating DIY arrangements for holidays and parties. Learn tips for decorating a whole room, selecting a theme and materials, and get hands-on by constructing a formal dining floral centerpiece to take home (all materials included). 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Monday, October 17. 
$ 44.00
SPECIAL: Floral Arranging for DIY Events: Wed Oct 19, 6-8pm (Gen Public)
Please see description above.

Registration with pre-payment is required by Monday, October 17. 
$ 55.00
Caterpillar Club : Thu Oct 20, 10am
Theme: Exploring Color in Nature

Join us for winter storytelling. Each gathering will feature a theme as we read aloud two or three books about plants, insects, color, and other living things, followed by related activities and crafts. Materials   are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Pre-registration 2 days prior is HIGHLY encouraged, and required for groups of 8 or more. FREE with admission. 
$ 0.00
Family Yoga in the Gardens: WHITE: Wed Oct 24, 10am (Members)
Wear WHITE for yoga today!

Light-hearted and focused on the kids (age 3+ with an adult), expect some music, color, and stories, as well as traditional yoga poses. Adults may choose to get on a mat or just observe, but it’s lots more fun on the mat! Plus, we will go outside if the weather is nice! Instructor Nan Bonfils, Creative Director at Centering Porch, is a student at Yoga Center of Boone, and has trained with Yoga Kids International. She has shared the joy of yoga with youngsters at United Community School and Ericson Public Library. Each class features a different color theme, so dress to express! Register for the series, or attend individual sessions. Pre-registration with payment is HIGHLY encouraged.

Per Class: $8 for youth/adult pair
Each Additional Youth: $3 per class
$ 8.00
Family Yoga in the Gardens: WHITE: Wed Oct 24, 10am (General Public)
Wear WHITE for yoga today!

Please see description above.

Per Class: $10 for youth/adult pair
Each Additional Youth: $4 per class
$ 10.00
Family Yoga in the Gardens: BLACK: Wed Oct 31, 10am (Members)
Wear BLACK for yoga today!

Light-hearted and focused on the kids (age 3+ with an adult), expect some music, color, and stories, as well as traditional yoga poses. Adults may choose to get on a mat or just observe, but it’s lots more fun on the mat! Plus, we will go outside if the weather is nice! Instructor Nan Bonfils, Creative Director at Centering Porch, is a student at Yoga Center of Boone, and has trained with Yoga Kids International. She has shared the joy of yoga with youngsters at United Community School and Ericson Public Library. Each class features a different color theme, so dress to express! Register for the series, or attend individual sessions. Pre-registration with payment is HIGHLY encouraged.

Per Class: $8 for youth/adult pair
Each Additional Youth: $3 per class
$ 8.00
Family Yoga in the Gardens: BLACK: Wed Oct 31, 10am (General Public)
Wear BLACK for yoga today!

Please see description above.

Per Class: $8 for youth/adult pair
Each Additional Youth: $3 per class
$ 10.00
Macro Photography 1: Begins Tue Nov 1, 6-8:30pm, 4 wks (Members)
(NO CLASS 11/22)

This four-part workshop will cover the basics of macro photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject and "tips and tricks". Each class is broken into 3 parts: classroom discussion, hands-on practice taking pictures by the students and review of the images taken. 

You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera, macro lens, and sturdy tripod. Prerequisite: Beginner Photography  or instructor permission. 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, October 28. Register early - these classes fill fast!
$ 72.00
Macro Photography 1: Begins Tue Nov 1, 6-8:30pm, 4 wks (General Public)
(NO CLASS 11/22)

Please see description above.

You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera, macro lens, and sturdy tripod. Prerequisite: Beginner Photography or instructor permission. 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, October 28. Register early - these classes fill fast!
$ 90.00
Photo Gear Explained & Applied: Begins Wed Nov 2, 6-8:30pm, 4 wks (Members)
(NO CLASS 11/23)

Just in time for the holidays! Think it’s time to replace your aging camera? Need a new lens? Maybe replace a lens? How do you decide what you actually need and what is the best bang for your buck? There are so many choices and price points (and opinions). Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg as he helps you figure it all out. 

Designed for folks with a DSLR camera, but open to all experience levels. 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, October 28. 
$ 72.00
Photo Gear Explained & Applied: Begins Wed Nov 2, 6-8:30pm, 4 wks (Gen Pub)
(NO CLASS 11/23)

Please see description above.

Designed for folks with a DSLR camera, but open to all experience levels. 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Friday, October 28. 
$ 90.00
Crafty Cocktail Nights: PICK-4 2016-2017 (Members)
(NEW! Pick four classes to receive a discounted price.)

Visit the Gardens after hours for Crafty Cocktails, and create a different recycled or re-purposed craft to celebrate environmental stewardship, while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting! This program is BYOB – you may bring a beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverage for yourself. Then you’ll go home with a fun item to enjoy or give as a gift. Must be 21+ to attend. 

Pre-registration with payment is required the Monday   before each program.

Programs run from 6:00 - 7:30 pm, on the following Thursdays:

November 4 (FRIDAY due to ISU Football game) – Colorful Quotes on Canvas
November 17 – Gluing Stuff to Balloons!
December 1 – Natural Ornaments with Dan Brabec
December 15 – Leaf Stamping Can Drive
January 5 – Hand-Braided Rag Coasters
January 19 – B.Y.O.Tee-Shirt Tie-Dye
February 2 – Treat Yourself: All-Natural Body Scrubs
February 16 – Paper Plants
$ 32.00
Crafty Cocktail Nights: PICK-4 2016-2017 (General Public)
(NEW! Pick four classes to receive a discounted price.)

Visit the Gardens after hours for Crafty Cocktails, and create a different recycled or re-purposed craft to celebrate environmental stewardship, while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting! This program is BYOB – you may bring a beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverage for yourself. Then you’ll go home with a fun item to enjoy or give as a gift. Must be 21+ to attend. 

Pre-registration with payment is required the Monday    before each program.

Programs run from 6:00 - 7:30 pm, on the following Thursdays:

November 4 (FRIDAY due to ISU Football game) – Colorful Quotes on Canvas
November 17 – Gluing Stuff to Balloons!
December 1 – Natural Ornaments with Dan Brabec
December 15 – Leaf Stamping Can Drive
January 5 – Hand-Braided Rag Coasters
January 19 – B.Y.O.Tee-Shirt Tie-Dye
February 2 – Treat Yourself: All-Natural Body Scrubs
February 16 – Paper Plants
$ 42.00
Adobe Lightroom 101: Begins Mon Nov 7, 6-8:30pm, 6 sessions (Members)
(NO CLASS 11/21)

This 6 week course is designed to help you learn the basics of Lightroom, a very powerful photo editing program. Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg as he helps you to adjust your images, remove red eye, and more. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced photographer, learn to more easily import, organize, enhance, and share your photos. 

Please bring the following with you to each class: laptop with Adobe Lightroom 4, 5, 6 or CC, and your laptop’s power cord and mouse. Registration with pre-payment required by Monday, October 31. Register early – these classes fill fast! 
$ 120.00
Adobe Lightroom 101: Begins Mon Nov 7, 6-8:30pm, 6 sessions (General Public)
(NO CLASS 11/21)

Please see description above.

Please bring the following with you to each class: laptop with Adobe Lightroom 4, 5, 6 or CC, and your laptop’s power cord and mouse. Registration with pre-payment required by Monday, October 31. Register early – these classes fill fast! 
$ 150.00
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