Saturday, 22 Jun 2019
Visit Reiman Gardens and celebrate National Pollinator Week. There will be many collaborators and fun activities to make sure this day is educational and plenty of fun!
Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire! This fast-paced workshop will be packed with information about safety, equipment, and techniques for creating a variety of beads. Leave class with a stash of beads and the know-how to continue on your own. For very beginners or a great refresher for those who would like to brush up on their skills.
Monday, 24 Jun 2019
New this year, join 4-H staff at Reiman Gardens for hands-on lessons created through this international youth gardening program.
Learn to prepare clay for hand-building and use a mold to create a bowl form. Finishing will include creating decorative add-ons and texture. Bowls will be bisque fired for the second class where students will glaze their pieces for the final firing.
Tuesday, 25 Jun 2019
Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.
Ellen Price, an account specialist for Ames Laboratory, is retiring July 5. No program is planned.
Create the kind of world you want to see in this oil painting class ala Bob Ross. Follow the lead of Levi Chytki using the wet-on-wet oil painting technique, and paint on an 11" x 17" canvas with basic tools - a couple brushes and a palette knife. Share paint with your neighbors as you create your version of Levi's painting while he works alongside you.
Wednesday, 26 Jun 2019
Are you having trouble translating complex concepts to students? Would you like to better help students understand "where they're at" in a course? Do you feel confident in your conference posters? Do you want to show big impact in your promotion and tenure packet?
University Professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering Carl Bern is retiring after 50+ years at Iowa State. A program will begin at 1 p.m.
Sometimes unexpected combinations of materials work together beautifully. Take the industrial look of cement and the refinement of gold leaf and create fabulous jewelry in this two-part class. The first evening will be spent casting cement, and the next will be for sanding, finishing, and adding jewelry components. Leave class with 2 pairs of stud earrings and two pendants.
Thursday, 27 Jun 2019
Join us for this summertime favorite! Every week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft. Best for children up to eight accompanied by an adult.
Join us for a full afternoon fun and educational activities celebrating International Mud Day (June 29)!
Bob Dodds, assistant vice president for ISU Extension and Outreach, county services, is retiring from the university on June 30.
Friday, 28 Jun 2019
Grab a friend!
Saturday, 29 Jun 2019
Reiman Gardens is pleased to host the Iowa Regional Lily Society's (IRLS) Annual Lily Show.