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What is featured?

Thursday, 08 Aug 2019

Kids' Story Time

Aug 08, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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.

Nature at Noon

Aug 08, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

"The Reiman Gardens Intern Experience." Learn about what our summer interns have been up to -- education, events, retail, indoor and outdoor horticulture, entomology and more.

Friday, 09 Aug 2019

Summer term ends

Aug 09, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Final day of the summer term.

Back-to-School Water Day

Aug 09, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A special kid-focused event about things water! Join us for boatloads of water games, science activities, music, garden exploration, and more.

Saturday, 10 Aug 2019

Forestry and Families

Aug 10, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Education about the environment is very important, but we're here to take it one step further! Reiman Gardens' staff will be leading an outdoor program seasonally for wildlife education.

Sunday, 11 Aug 2019

What's on Your Plate? Eating Bugs!

Aug 11, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn about insects eaten around the world, the reasons why, and even participate in a TASTING! Ever wondered where your food comes from?

Monday, 12 Aug 2019

SUS-RURI Workshop: Redesigning the Urban-Rural Interface along the Mississippi River Watershed

Aug 12, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Alumni Center, 420 Beach Ave.

$30; $20 students

College of Design Conferences

National Science Foundation-funded workshop designed to bring together a diverse group of participants from academia, government, NGOs and industry to explore the Mississippi River Watershed region as a large, interconnected urban and ecological system and develop future research networks and collaborative projects that integrate the body of knowledge about climate, agriculture and ecology with expertise about the governance and design of cities.

Junior Master Gardener Program with 4-H

Aug 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

New this year, join 4-H staff at Reiman Gardens for hands-on lessons created through this international youth gardening program.

Retirement reception: Paula Curran

Aug 12, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

College of Design atrium

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

The College of Design invites the Iowa State community to celebrate the retirement of Paula Curran, associate professor of graphic design.

Tuesday, 13 Aug 2019

SUS-RURI Workshop: Redesigning the Urban-Rural Interface along the Mississippi River Watershed

Aug 13, 2019

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Alumni Center, 420 Beach Ave.

$30; $20 students

College of Design Conferences

Second day of National Science Foundation-funded workshop designed to bring together participants from academia, government, NGOs and industry to explore the Mississippi River Watershed region as a large, interconnected urban and ecological system and develop future research networks and collaborative projects that integrate the body of knowledge about climate, agriculture and ecology with expertise about the governance and design of cities.

Plant Pals

Aug 13, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Botanicals & Booze: Embroidery & Stitching

Aug 13, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your own booze and join us for a hands-on workshop to create your botanical embroidery for tea towels or other materials.

Wednesday, 14 Aug 2019

Workshop, Discover the top 10 tips for creating accessible course content

Aug 14, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This conversation will discuss the 10 basic strategies for creating accessible course content. Participants will explore the Quality Matters framework, specific approaches to address accessibility/usability and begin to build a timeline for implementing these changes. 'How to' resources will be provided.

Thursday, 15 Aug 2019

Kids' Story Time

Aug 15, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft.

Plant Walk: Edible and Medicinal Landscaping

Aug 15, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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.