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Wednesday, 09 Aug 2017

Free Admission Day

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 6:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

It's important to make the beauty and educational value of Reiman Gardens as available as possible to all. On the second Wednesday of every month, all guests may visit Reiman Gardens free of charge.

Meeting: Regents' Tuition Task Force

Channel: Iowa Board of Regents

10:30 am - 11:30 am @ 240 Scheman Building

The four-regent task force will receive Iowa State's five-year tuition proposal. The public is welcome. A public listening session will follow (noon-1 p.m.)

Cost: free

Seminar: Navigating the IRB Submission Process

Channel: Office for Responsible Research

11:00 am - 12:30 pm @ 2015 Morrill Hall

"Institutional Review Board 101: Navigating the IRB Submission Process." Learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the IRB. An IRB staff member will walk through key sections of the IRB application and explain what the IRB looks for during the review process. This seminar is beneficial for both new and experienced investigators, including students and faculty. Preregistration is requested, but not required.

Cost: free

Lunch Bunch

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Bring a sack lunch and enjoy a free youth story time program by the Ames Public Library at Reiman Gardens. Perfect for kids ages 0 - 5.

Beginner Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Wednesday, August 9, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & "tips and tricks".

Film: Washed Ashore, Art to Save the Sea

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

The project, based in Bandon, Oregon, involves collecting, washing and sorting plastic that has washed up on Oregon beaches, and repurposing it into art that is awakening the hearts and minds of viewers to the global marine debris crisis. Reiman Gardens is the first botanical garden to exhibit a collection of monumental sculptures made from this debris, and we invite you to a free public viewing of this feature-length film to learn more.

Barrel racing competition

Channel: Student Organizations

7:30 pm @ ISU rodeo arena, State Avenue

The ISU Rodeo Club hosts a biweekly barrel racing summer series. Warmups begin at 5:30 p.m., spectators are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair; no grandstand seating is available. Contestants of all ages can enter, including youth (18 and younger). Top performers win cash prizes. Additional proceeds from the entry fees support club activities.

Cost: free

Thursday, 10 Aug 2017

Kids Story Time

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

*NEW DAY! This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

"The Reiman Gardens Intern Experience." Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water.

Friday, 11 Aug 2017

Water Day

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

A special kid-focused event about things water!

Saturday, 12 Aug 2017

Discovery Station: Sharks & Marlins

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

While at the Gardens, drop by our Discovery Station for fun activities that engage kids and adults.

Flower Pounding

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Welcome central Iowa native, herb grower, and botanical dye expert Maggie Howe to Reiman Gardens! Maggie's deep experience and expertise with dyeing and fibers and her wild creativity result in projects that are simply very special.

Treasure from Trash Workshop: Community Art Works

Channel: Reiman Gardens

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Create a sculpture from trash in this 2-hour workshop for kids, adults, or groups of both.

Sunday, 13 Aug 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cost: ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five punches for $45

Tuesday, 15 Aug 2017

Plant Pals

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Plant Pals is growing! Join us WEEKLY as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Floral Design Series

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Topic: Summer Sprinklers - Fan-Shaped Arrangements

Wednesday, 16 Aug 2017

Behind the Scenes

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens.

Art in Flowers: Moran's Great Blue Spring

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Learn to interpret a work of fine art as a floral arrangement from an award-winning expert!