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Thursday, 04 Jun 2015

Youth Program: Plant Pals

Jun 04, 2015

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Cost per person is $2 for members, $6 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

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. Classes are held every other Thursday from May 7 to September 10.

Retirement reception: Tim Watson

Jun 04, 2015

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

0162 General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Tim Watson, supervisor of plant services in facilities planning and management, campus services, is retiring after 44 years of service at Iowa State. A short program will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Jun 04, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 user fee + price of item, Public $5 user fee + price of item

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

"Painting" bisque is a fun and relaxing activity that can be done solo or with a group of friends. Choose from mugs of all sizes for your favorite beverage. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Master Gardener Lecture: Hostas and Their Neighbors

Jun 04, 2015

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $12 for members and $15 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Story County Master Gardener, Don Draper, will discuss hostas with companion plants. Hostas are great plants for many types of shade gardens. Their beauty and features can be enhanced when grown in plant communities containing specific trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals. The focus of the presentation will be on those plants that are great neighbors in a hosta plant community.

Plant and Flower Drawing Class

Jun 04, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $72 for members and $90 for the general public. ISU students get 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 week course on Thursdays May 21, May 28, June 4, June 11, June 18, and June 25 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. This six-week beginner course will introduce how to use plants as the subject of art with easy approaches and successive lessons. Learn from artist Megan Henson as you draw from flowers and plants in the classroom, the Hughes Conservatory, and even get inspired by those early spring blooms in the outdoor gardens.

Woodshop Orientation

Jun 04, 2015

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

For the beginner who wants to learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment. Proper usage of the machinery will be covered, as well as woodshop safety. This class is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Your Wedding Dance Workshop

Jun 04, 2015

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $15, Public $25

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn an easy, stress-free routine to get through the reception's "first dance" whether you are the bride, groom, wedding party, parents or just someone attending the big day. Get help in choosing a dance to fit the style and occasion and have a great time at the reception. Beginners are welcome and partners aren't required.