Reiman Gardens - Iowa State University   515-294-2710
1407 University Boulevard   rgregistration@iastate.edu
Ames, IA 50011
   
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Summer Camp 3 - INSECTS! : Mon Aug 4, 1-5pm (Members)
Let your “summer student” enjoy an afternoon outside at the Gardens and engage in hands-on educational activities while learning and having fun! The informal and exciting lessons will focus on insects, and their importance in the ecosystem. STEAM activities are designed for students ages 11-14.

Pre-registration with payment is required by Friday, August 1.  Take $2 off if you've signed up for VERB! (Use promo code 'verb' at the bottom of the page.)
$ 12.00
Summer Camp 3 - INSECTS! : Mon Aug 4, 1-5pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

Pre-registration with payment is required by Friday, August 1.  Take $2 off if you've signed up for VERB! (Use promo code 'verb' at the bottom of the page.)
$ 15.00
Indoor Portraiture : Begins Wed Aug 6, 6pm, 4 wks (Members)
Want to improve your indoor portrait photography and get great shots of family events or pets? Join beloved photo instructor Mark Stoltenberg, for a class exploring the "how-to" of taking great pictures within an indoor setting. Learn proper focusing and shutter speed, as well as the right lighting and the best angles for shooting.
 
You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera and sturdy tripod. PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, August 4.
$ 48.00
Indoor Portraiture : Begins Wed Aug 6, 6pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above. 

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, August 4. PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.
$ 60.00
Plant Pals : Thu Aug 7, 10am (Members)
Plant/Topic: Tomatoes

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 STEAM 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.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals : Thu Aug 7, 10am (General Public)
Plant/Topic: Tomatoes

Please see description above.
$ 6.00
Reiman Gardens' After Hours : Fri Aug 8, 2014 4:30pm (Members, ISU Students)
Celebrate the end of the week with the local musician, Lance Harrison, listening to vocals and acoustic guitar covers from the 60's and 70's outside on Reiman Gardens’ beautiful Events Plaza. Our own local brewmeisters at Olde Main will be serving up their finest, with snacks available.

You must be 21+ to attend this event. Preregistration is highly encouraged to ensure beverage supply.
$ 4.00
Reiman Gardens' After Hours : Fri Aug 8, 2014 4:30pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

You must be 21+ to attend this event. Preregistration is highly encouraged to ensure beverage supply.
$ 8.00
Kids' Story Time : Tue Aug 12, 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.

Attendance is free for members, and with the price of admission for the general public. Preregistration is required for groups larger than 10, HIGHLY recommended for everyone else.
$ 0.00
PLANT HEROES : Wed Aug 13, 10am-12pm
Become a hero in the fight against the bad guys that threaten plants! Learn to identify common plant problems while you practice scouting and photographing "good" and "bad" insects. Join us for hands-on STEAM activities that will start you on your way to becoming a PLANT HERO!

Ages 8-12. Class size is limited. Pre-registration is required by Monday, August 11. Free with Gardens' admission.
$ 0.00
Pulp Painting : Begins Thu Aug 14, 6pm, 3wks (Members)
Add color to paper pulp made from natural and recycled fibers, then reshape, dry, and press it to form 3-D paper pulp paintings. Yvonne Brune, of Creative Department, will show you how to make your own pulp – both with a blender and without. All levels of experience are welcome; STEAM education for ages 10 and up!

*Part of our Pulp Science Series – a wonderful continuation of Papermaking!* 
Registration with pre-payment required by Tuesday, August 12.
$ 38.00
Pulp Painting : Begins Thu Aug 14, 6pm, 3wks (General Public)
Add color to paper pulp made from natural and recycled fibers, then reshape, dry, and press it to form 3-D paper pulp paintings. Yvonne Brune, of Creative Department, will show you how to make your own pulp – both with a blender and without. All levels of experience are welcome; ages 10 and up!

*Part of our Pulp Science Series – a wonderful continuation of Papermaking!* 
Registration with pre-payment required by Tuesday, August 12.
$ 47.50
Floral Design Series : PICK FOUR, 2014 6:30pm (Members)
PICK FOUR individual classes in which to learn the basics of Floral Design by creating beautiful arrangements to take home. All 2014 class topics were designed on a planetary theme!!
$ 116.00
Floral Design Series : PICK FOUR, 2014 6:30pm (General Public)
Please see description above.
$ 145.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Aug 19, 2014 6:30pm (Members)
Topic: NEPTUNE - Garden-Style Arrangements

These arrangements feature a variety of flowers that look just-picked from the garden. In a vase inspired by the blue planet, they’re sure to please the nature lover.

Pre-registration and pre-payment by the Wednesday before is required.
$ 36.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Aug 19, 2014 6:30pm (General Public)
Topic: NEPTUNE - Garden-Style Arrangements

Please see description above.
Pre-registration and pre-payment by the Wednesday before is required.
$ 45.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed Aug 20, 11am (Members)
Topic: OUTDOOR BUTTERFLY WALK

This program is perfect for Volunteers! Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens. Each month's topic features a mini-tour, interesting facts, and the chance to see many things not typically open to the public. Come each month to learn more about Reiman Gardens and its many plants and butterflies.
$ 0.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed Aug 20, 11am (General Public)
Topic: OUTDOOR BUTTERFLY WALK

Please see description above.
$ 10.00
Plant Pals : Thu Aug 21, 10am (Members)
Plant/Topic: Marigolds

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 STEAM 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.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals : Thu Aug 21, 10am (General Public)
Plant/Topic: Marigolds

Please see description above.
$ 6.00
Sentinel Plant Network First Detector Training : Wed Aug 27, 3:30pm
Reiman Gardens' staff will take you through the initial steps to become a certified First Detector, in the ever-increasing effort to detect and diagnose "high-consequence" pests and pathogens, such as the emerald ash borer and the Asian long-horned beetle.

Pre-registration is HIGHLY encouraged. Free resource pack for the first 30 to register!!!
$ 0.00
Beginner Photography (FALL): Begins Tue Sep 2, 6pm, 4 wks (Members)
This four-part workshop will cover 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 and sturdy tripod. This class is the PREREQUISITE for Night Photography and many others, offered again in 2015.

Preregistration with payment is required by Friday, August 29.
$ 48.00
Beginner Photography (FALL): Begins Tue Sep 2, 6pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above.

You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera and sturdy tripod. This class is the PREREQUISITE for Night Photography and many others, offered again in 2015.

Preregistration with payment is required by Friday, August 29.
$ 60.00
Light Painting : Begins Wed Sep 3, 6pm, 4 wks (Members)
Learn how to paint photos with various light sources and capture the images in your camera. Join Mark Stoltenberg for a 4-week class exploring this unique photographic technique that dates back to 1889. Emphasis will be on proper technique, the right tools and learning how to identify and capture the best subjects. 

Please bring the following to each class: a flashlight, fresh batteries, cable release for your DSLR camera, a sturdy tripod and an external camera flash (optional). PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, September 1.
$ 48.00
Light Painting : Begins Wed Sep 3, 6pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above. 

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, September 1. PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.
$ 60.00
The Science of Color : Begins Wed Sep 3, 6pm, 4wks (Members)
Learn from Yvonne Brune, of Creative Department, about color theory, the physics of light, and the perception of color by the human brain, as you explore nature-themed images and experiment with different applications of color in drawing and painting! All levels of experience are welcome.

Registration with pre-payment required by Tuesday, September 2.
$ 40.00
The Science of Color : Begins Wed Sep 3, 6pm, 4wks (General Public)
Please see description above.

Registration with pre-payment required by Tuesday, September 2.
$ 50.00
Plant Pals : Thu Sep 4, 10am (Members)
Plant/Topic: Sunflowers

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 STEAM 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.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals : Thu Sep 4, 10am (General Public)
Plant/Topic: Sunflowers

Please see description above.
$ 6.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Sep 16, 2014 6:30pm (Members)
Topic: VENUS: Tropical Arrangements

Add some aromatic color and passion to the dull skies of fall with a lively design incorporating beautiful tropical flowers.

Pre-registration and pre-payment by the Wednesday before is required.
$ 36.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Sep 16, 2014 6:30pm (General Public)
Topic: VENUS: Tropical Arrangements

Please see description above.
Pre-registration and pre-payment by the Wednesday before is required.
$ 45.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed Sep 17, 11am (Members)
Topic: FOUNTAINS & WATER FEATURES

This program is perfect for Volunteers! Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens. Each month's topic features a mini-tour, interesting facts, and the chance to see many things not typically open to the public. Come each month to learn more about Reiman Gardens and its many plants and butterflies.
$ 0.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed Sep 17, 11am (General Public)
Topic: FOUNTAINS & WATER FEATURES

Please see description above.
$ 10.00
Plant Pals : Thu Sep 18, 10am (Members)
Plant/Topic: Pumpkins & Squash

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 STEAM 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.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals : Thu Sep 18, 10am (General Public)
Plant/Topic: Pumpkins & Squash

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 STEAM 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.
$ 6.00
Sentinel Plant Network First Detector Training : Tue Sep 23, 6pm
Reiman Gardens' staff will take you through the initial steps to become a certified First Detector, in the ever-increasing effort to detect and diagnose "high-consequence" pests and pathogens, such as the emerald ash borer and the Asian long-horned beetle.

Pre-registration is HIGHLY encouraged. Free resource pack for the first 30 to register!!!
$ 0.00
Night Photography : Begins Wed Oct 1, 6pm, 4 wks (Members)
Learn how to capture images of the moon, star trails, and city lights as 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.

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, September 29.
$ 48.00
Night Photography : Begins Wed Oct 1, 6pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above. 

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, September 29. PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.
$ 60.00
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