Sunday, 09 Jul 2017
Reiman Gardens is proud to host their annual Garden Art Fair on Sunday, July 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.
Monday, 10 Jul 2017
2-week program Mondays & Wednesdays beginning July 10, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Sometimes photographers have to shoot in less than ideal lighting situations. This can be particularly intimidating for beginning photographers.
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.
Create a meaningful addition to your garden or yard with a Peace Pole.
Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017
3-Part Series: ThinkSpace Workshop, a web-based tool for learning (July 11-13 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
ThinkSpace is an online platform that empowers you to create higher-order learning in your discipline by breaking complex problems into bite-sized pieces. It's a suite of powerful tools with the pedagogy baked right in--helping you to build critical thinking into face-to-face, online, blended, team-based or individual settings.
Plant Pals is growing! Join us WEEKLY as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.
"Thriving well at work: mindfulness techniques to empower individuals to navigate stressful work situations," Nora Hudson, assistant fitness director, recreation services. Learn and experience various mind/body techniques such as simple yoga poses, breathing and mindfulness exercises with the intention of helping you develop a self-care toolbox to incorporate into your daily life routine.
Tuesdays beginning July 11 for 4 weeks, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. With the Gardens as inspiration, engage in writing about what resides within through quiet introspection and reflection.
2-week program Tuesdays & Thursdays beginning July 11, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. This photography class with professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg is a collection of "how to" recipes, and features a wide range of topics including how to shoot fireworks, foggy days, vacations, indoor and outdoor sports, and more.
Wednesday, 12 Jul 2017
A newly renovated food science teaching laboratory, made possible by a charitable contribution from Mary A. Kelleher Nelson and R.W. Nelson and Kemin Industries, will be dedicated with a ribbon cutting. Tours of the new lab will follow the ceremony.
It's important to make the beauty and educational value of Reiman Gardens as available as possible to all.
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.
Today's university classrooms are more diverse than in the past. With this diversity of students comes the need to ensure the learning environments associated with courses are inclusive and designed to support all students. This faculty workshop includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.
Current science gets up close and personal during Reiman Gardens' free admission day.
Experiment with etching, pixie dust, and baking soda to produce a variety of looks including pearl finishes and beach glass looks.
Thursday, 13 Jul 2017
This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.
Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water.
Friday, 14 Jul 2017
Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a summer course that is not an automatic designated repeat.
Graduate College: last day for final oral examinations. Open a ProQuest account and enter the title for your thesis/dissertation.
Last day to change a Session II course to or from Pass/Not Pass.
Last day to add/drop a course or withdraw without extenuating circumstances (Session II courses).
A special kid-focused event about things water!
Wassily's famous color studies from the early 1900's show how our perceptions change when color value, saturation and warm/cool combinations interact. Paint concentric circles using a mix of hues a la Kandinsky.
Saturday, 15 Jul 2017
While at the Gardens, drop by our Discovery Station for fun activities that engage kids and adults.
We are excited to partner with Story County Conservation Naturalist Beth Waage, who will lead this hands-on investigation of life in, on, and around our pond.