Sunday, 27 Jul 2014
"Little Dresses for Africa" Work Weekend
Simple dresses made out of pillowcases provide relief and hope for the children of Africa.
Argentine Tango Practica Class
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4 - 5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better.
Monday, 28 Jul 2014
Basketweaving II Class
Think outside the (square) box and learn to weave a triangular base. Create a basket that perfectly tucks into any corner.
Great Plants for Iowa Series: Tropicals Inside and Out
This series will allow participants to develop knowledge of the wide variety of garden plants that grow well in Central Iowa. Covering nearly 500 plants, these 16 classes are spread across several years. Each class focuses on identification, cultural requirements, and the use of the plants in gardens and the broader landscape.
Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014
Kids' Story Time
Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Retirement reception: Bob Elbert
University photographer Bob Elbert is retiring.
Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014
Knit In And Yarn Swap
Want to start a new project, but have questions about a pattern? Would you like to learn a new knitting technique? Just want to come hang out with your fellow fiber enthusiasts?
Thursday, 31 Jul 2014
Paint Your Own Pottery: Popcorn Bowls
Join us for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Everyone needs a good bowl for popcorn during this year of sequels and remakes. Personalize for you or your favorite movie night buddy.
Cancelled - Silkscreen Prints Class with Reed Siems
This event will be rescheduled in the fall.
Workshop: Nature Journaling
This is a 4 week course on Thursdays, July 17, July 24, July 31, & August 7 Whether you are a budding naturalist, artist, or writer, Reiman Gardens is the ideal setting to observe and record pollinating insects, tropical butterflies, and native flora and fauna. Yvonne Brune of Creative Department will lead you through different garden areas exploring techniques to capture your experiences in nature through writing or sketching. Ages 10+
Friday, 01 Aug 2014
Public hearing: Regents' agenda
At this public hearing, individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents Aug. 6 telephonic meeting.
Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.
Saturday, 02 Aug 2014
Youth Activity: Discovery Station
The purpose of Reiman Gardens' discovery stations is to add a fun, informal activity in the Gardens during the summer that relates to the themed garden areas. The discovery stations are family oriented and designed so both youth and adults can participate in the activities.