Sunday, 14 Jul 2019
Reiman Gardens is proud to host their annual Garden Art Fair. Come enjoy the work of nearly 60 new and returning artists who will be displaying and selling their garden and nature inspired art featuring jewelry, painting, pottery, woodwork, glass, home décor, photography, sculpture, fabric arts, and more.
Monday, 15 Jul 2019
Participants (ages 6-8) learn about engineering, creativity, and teamwork through fun, engaging, hands-on activities using LEGO. A second session is offered from 1 to 4 p.m. Registration required.
New this year, join 4-H staff at Reiman Gardens for hands-on lessons created through this international youth gardening program.
Who needs Bill Nye, the Science Guy? Experiment with different Effetre glasses that cause color reactions to take your beads to the next level. You will also learn how to create a reduction flame and play with the effects. Supply fee includes glass for class time only, and propane/MAPP is available for purchase if needed.
Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019
Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.
Create swirls and blurs of vibrant color on glass using alcohol inks and a little bit of fire. We will seal the design and slip it into an 8 x 10 frame for an instant masterpiece!
Bring your own container from home to repurpose into a floral vessel.
Wednesday, 17 Jul 2019
Join the Dean of Students Office to say farewell to Dr. Keith Robinder. After nearly a decade of service to the Dean of Students Office and Iowa State University, Keith is off on a new adventure as the Campus Vice President of Student Affairs at St. Louis Community College- Meramec Campus on August 5, 2019.
Join Education Manager Sara Merritt to hear the history behind Reiman Gardens' permanent outdoor toy, the Dancing Chimes (even learn the patterns to play real songs!)
Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you. Choose one of the dates below to work one-on-one with Judy and learn the skills you need to keep going on your own. Bring in your machine or borrow one of ours and begin making beautiful things, one stitch at a time
Thursday, 18 Jul 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.
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.
Friday, 19 Jul 2019
Whether you still need to write several chapters of your thesis or dissertation or you are finishing up the final pages, this retreat will allow you the time and space needed to focus on completing your document.
Ladies, join us for a unique educational event celebrating women and girls in science!
Blow bubbles on your bisque with a straw and paint, and bursting outlines will appear on your finished piece.
Saturday, 20 Jul 2019
Looking for a fun way to spend a Saturday afternoon? Join DeDee Birdsall of Two Sisters Paint Palette for a unique workshop where you will paint your own four-foot garden peace pole.
The wand chooses the wizard, but exceptions are made in the Workspace
Brit Floyd, a Pink Floyd tribute show, is performing a 40th anniversary celebration of Pink Floyd's "The Wall" and other popular songs from the band.
Sunday, 21 Jul 2019
Work with local artists Pam Dennis and Ryk Weiss to create your own insect hotel to attract and house beneficial insects like bees and other pollinators.