May
26
Sat
Saturday Drop In Programs @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
May 26 @ 10:00 am

Free with regular admission; registration is not required.

All programs are held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Demonstrations:Ask questions and get answers about unique botanical topics.

Tours:Discover what’s in bloom at the Botanical Garden on a 30-minute tour.

Bonsai:See the Iowa Bonsai Association in action as they work on specimens and field questions about the art of bonsai.

Studios:For a hands-on experience, join us to create a botanically inspired craft to take home.

 

 

May 11-13:   Spring Garden Festival:Assorted games, crafts and activities

May 19:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

May 26:       Studio:Botanical Drawing

 

June 2:         Demonstration:Understanding the Water Garden

June 9:         Tours:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

June 16:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

June 23:       Studio: Sun Prints

 

July 7:          Demonstration:All About Air Plants

July 14:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

July 21:        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

July 28:        Studio:Floral origami

 

Aug. 4:         Demonstration:Let’s Talk Terrariums

Aug. 11:      Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Aug. 18        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Aug. 25:      Studio:Scent Sachets

 

Sept. 1:        Demonstration:Observing Orchids

Sept. 8:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sept. 15:      Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Sept. 22:      Studio:Leaf art

Jun
2
Sat
Home Depot – FREE Kids Workshops @ Home Depot Stores
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am
  • FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 – 12
  • All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.
  • Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.
  • Kids Workshop activities are scheduled on a first come/first served basis. Please do not arrive before 9:00 a.m.
  • Thank you for registering online to help us better plan our craft kit quantities needed

Other Locations:

3700 University Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266 (515)221-2233

10850 Plum Drive, Urbandale, IA 50322 (515)251-5819

2335 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021  (515)963-1890

Saturday Drop In Programs @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am

Free with regular admission; registration is not required.

All programs are held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Demonstrations:Ask questions and get answers about unique botanical topics.

Tours:Discover what’s in bloom at the Botanical Garden on a 30-minute tour.

Bonsai:See the Iowa Bonsai Association in action as they work on specimens and field questions about the art of bonsai.

Studios:For a hands-on experience, join us to create a botanically inspired craft to take home.

 

 

May 11-13:   Spring Garden Festival:Assorted games, crafts and activities

May 19:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

May 26:       Studio:Botanical Drawing

 

June 2:         Demonstration:Understanding the Water Garden

June 9:         Tours:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

June 16:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

June 23:       Studio: Sun Prints

 

July 7:          Demonstration:All About Air Plants

July 14:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

July 21:        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

July 28:        Studio:Floral origami

 

Aug. 4:         Demonstration:Let’s Talk Terrariums

Aug. 11:      Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Aug. 18        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Aug. 25:      Studio:Scent Sachets

 

Sept. 1:        Demonstration:Observing Orchids

Sept. 8:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sept. 15:      Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Sept. 22:      Studio:Leaf art

Jun
9
Sat
Saturday Drop In Programs @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am

Free with regular admission; registration is not required.

All programs are held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Demonstrations:Ask questions and get answers about unique botanical topics.

Tours:Discover what’s in bloom at the Botanical Garden on a 30-minute tour.

Bonsai:See the Iowa Bonsai Association in action as they work on specimens and field questions about the art of bonsai.

Studios:For a hands-on experience, join us to create a botanically inspired craft to take home.

 

 

May 11-13:   Spring Garden Festival:Assorted games, crafts and activities

May 19:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

May 26:       Studio:Botanical Drawing

 

June 2:         Demonstration:Understanding the Water Garden

June 9:         Tours:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

June 16:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

June 23:       Studio: Sun Prints

 

July 7:          Demonstration:All About Air Plants

July 14:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

July 21:        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

July 28:        Studio:Floral origami

 

Aug. 4:         Demonstration:Let’s Talk Terrariums

Aug. 11:      Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Aug. 18        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Aug. 25:      Studio:Scent Sachets

 

Sept. 1:        Demonstration:Observing Orchids

Sept. 8:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sept. 15:      Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Sept. 22:      Studio:Leaf art

Jun
11
Mon
5th- 8th Grade Exploring Art Camps @ Ankeny Art Center
Jun 11 @ 11:00 am

For students 5th-8th grade. Class is 4 days for one hour 11-noon. Lesson change every week so classes can easily be repeated to build on
previously learned skills.

EXPLORING ART CAMP

$60 (Members $48)

In this project based class, children will use a variety of media in 2D and 3D. Your child will explore art techniques and traditions, giving them a solid base for branching out in their artistic pursuits in the future. Our Certified Art Teachers will instruct your eager young student with an emphasis on exploring many different types of art. We’ll provide a fun and comfortable environment where children can focus on expressing their creativity, gain self-confidence and make new friends.

Camps are one hour sessions that are held Tuesday through Friday of one given week. To optimize a child’s experience and to provide appropriate projects, our camps are split into two different age groups: K-4th Grade and 5-8th Grade. Please also note that our art projects are different each week, so Art Exploration Camp may be repeated for multiple weeks!

You can sign up for our classes and camps by using the PayPal buttons below or by printing off and mailing in a paper registration form, or by contacting Ankeny Art Center. Class registration is due by noon the Wednesday before a class begins, unless prior arrangements have been made.

k-4th grade Drawing Art Camp @ Ankeny Art Center
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm

For students K-4th grade. Class is 4 days for one hour 1pm-2pm. Lesson change every week so classes can easily be repeated to build on previously learned skills.

DRAWING CAMP

$60 (Members $48)

In Drawing Camp, children will learn the mechanics of drawing to develop their own unique and individualized works of art. Our Certified Art Techers will help students discover different artistic styles, drawing tools and special techniques to develop their own unique creations. Drawing is a critical foundation with most art forms and we strive to make this class a very encouraging and invaluable approach to creative drawing!

Camps are one hours sessions that are held Tuesday through Friday of one given week. To optimize a child’s experience and to provide appropriate projects, our camps are split into two different age groups: K-4th Grade and 5-8th Grade. Please also note that our art projects are different each week, so Drawing Camp may be repeated for multiple weeks!

You can sign up for our classes and camps by using the PayPal buttons below or by printing off and mailing in a paper registration form, or by contacting the Ankeny Art Center. Class registration is due by noon the Wednesday before a class begins, unless prior arrangements have been made.

Jun
12
Tue
Exploring Art Camps k-4 @ Ankeny Art Center
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am

For students K- 4th grade. Class is 4 days for on hour 9am-10am or 11-12am

EXPLORING ART CAMP

$60 (Members $48)

In this project based class, children will use a variety of media in 2D and 3D. Your child will explore art techniques and traditions, giving them a solid base for branching out in their artistic pursuits in the future. Our Certified Art Teachers will instruct your eager young student with an emphasis on exploring many different types of art. We’ll provide a fun and comfortable environment where children can focus on expressing their creativity, gain self-confidence and make new friends.

Camps are one hour sessions that are held Tuesday through Friday of one given week. To optimize a child’s experience and to provide appropriate projects, our camps are split into two different age groups: K-4th Grade and 5-8th Grade. Please also note that our art projects are different each week, so Art Exploration Camp may be repeated for multiple weeks!

You can sign up for our classes and camps by using the PayPal buttons below or by printing off and mailing in a paper registration form, or by contacting Ankeny Art Center. Class registration is due by noon the Wednesday before a class begins, unless prior arrangements have been made.

Jun
16
Sat
Saturday Drop In Programs @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am

Free with regular admission; registration is not required.

All programs are held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Demonstrations:Ask questions and get answers about unique botanical topics.

Tours:Discover what’s in bloom at the Botanical Garden on a 30-minute tour.

Bonsai:See the Iowa Bonsai Association in action as they work on specimens and field questions about the art of bonsai.

Studios:For a hands-on experience, join us to create a botanically inspired craft to take home.

 

 

May 11-13:   Spring Garden Festival:Assorted games, crafts and activities

May 19:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

May 26:       Studio:Botanical Drawing

 

June 2:         Demonstration:Understanding the Water Garden

June 9:         Tours:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

June 16:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

June 23:       Studio: Sun Prints

 

July 7:          Demonstration:All About Air Plants

July 14:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

July 21:        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

July 28:        Studio:Floral origami

 

Aug. 4:         Demonstration:Let’s Talk Terrariums

Aug. 11:      Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Aug. 18        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Aug. 25:      Studio:Scent Sachets

 

Sept. 1:        Demonstration:Observing Orchids

Sept. 8:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sept. 15:      Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Sept. 22:      Studio:Leaf art

Jun
18
Mon
Easing ADHD Through Mindfulness @ ADHD Day Camp
Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm

ADHD Day Camp using yoga, minfulness and cognitive development activities to address ADHD symptoms

Jun
23
Sat
Saturday Drop In Programs @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am

Free with regular admission; registration is not required.

All programs are held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Demonstrations:Ask questions and get answers about unique botanical topics.

Tours:Discover what’s in bloom at the Botanical Garden on a 30-minute tour.

Bonsai:See the Iowa Bonsai Association in action as they work on specimens and field questions about the art of bonsai.

Studios:For a hands-on experience, join us to create a botanically inspired craft to take home.

 

 

May 11-13:   Spring Garden Festival:Assorted games, crafts and activities

May 19:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

May 26:       Studio:Botanical Drawing

 

June 2:         Demonstration:Understanding the Water Garden

June 9:         Tours:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

June 16:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

June 23:       Studio: Sun Prints

 

July 7:          Demonstration:All About Air Plants

July 14:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

July 21:        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

July 28:        Studio:Floral origami

 

Aug. 4:         Demonstration:Let’s Talk Terrariums

Aug. 11:      Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Aug. 18        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Aug. 25:      Studio:Scent Sachets

 

Sept. 1:        Demonstration:Observing Orchids

Sept. 8:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sept. 15:      Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Sept. 22:      Studio:Leaf art

Jun
26
Tue
Pre-Schools Artist @ Ankeny Art Center
Jun 26 @ 9:15 am

For students K- 4th grade. Class is 4 days for on hour 9am-10am or 11-12am

PRESCHOOL ARTISTS- PILOT PROGRAM

$80 Class Fee

Inspire your child’s imagination and creativity with a wide variety of activities including art making, story time and movement. In Preschool Artists children will work on their motor skills, language development, decision making and creativity through painting, sculpture, drawing, collage, dance and more; our class gives children an age-appropriate outlet for learning and self-expression.
Children MUST be 3 years of age and MUST be potty trained.
Some projects will be messy, please dress accordingly!

You can sign up for our classes and camps by using the PayPal buttons below or by printing off and mailing in a paper registration form, or by contacting Ankeny Art Center. Class registration is due by noon the Wednesday before a class begins, unless prior arrangements have been made.

Jul
7
Sat
Home Depot – FREE Kids Workshops @ Home Depot Stores
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am
  • FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 – 12
  • All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.
  • Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.
  • Kids Workshop activities are scheduled on a first come/first served basis. Please do not arrive before 9:00 a.m.
  • Thank you for registering online to help us better plan our craft kit quantities needed

Other Locations:

3700 University Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266 (515)221-2233

10850 Plum Drive, Urbandale, IA 50322 (515)251-5819

2335 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021  (515)963-1890

Saturday Drop In Programs @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am

Free with regular admission; registration is not required.

All programs are held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Demonstrations:Ask questions and get answers about unique botanical topics.

Tours:Discover what’s in bloom at the Botanical Garden on a 30-minute tour.

Bonsai:See the Iowa Bonsai Association in action as they work on specimens and field questions about the art of bonsai.

Studios:For a hands-on experience, join us to create a botanically inspired craft to take home.

 

 

May 11-13:   Spring Garden Festival:Assorted games, crafts and activities

May 19:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

May 26:       Studio:Botanical Drawing

 

June 2:         Demonstration:Understanding the Water Garden

June 9:         Tours:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

June 16:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

June 23:       Studio: Sun Prints

 

July 7:          Demonstration:All About Air Plants

July 14:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

July 21:        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

July 28:        Studio:Floral origami

 

Aug. 4:         Demonstration:Let’s Talk Terrariums

Aug. 11:      Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Aug. 18        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Aug. 25:      Studio:Scent Sachets

 

Sept. 1:        Demonstration:Observing Orchids

Sept. 8:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sept. 15:      Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Sept. 22:      Studio:Leaf art

Jul
9
Mon
Horse Camp @ Louw Stables, LLC
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am

Camp runs July 9-13, 23-27, 2018

Our Summer Camps are specifically designed for new and seasoned riders to develop the fundamentals of horse riding, horsemanship skills as well as the importance of the proper care and grooming of the Horse and horse nutrition. Here are some of the activities: -daily riding lesson -before and after care of the horse -grooming -tacking -take home crafts and projects -pizza party on Friday And lots of horsey FUN!

Jul
14
Sat
Saturday Drop In Programs @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am

Free with regular admission; registration is not required.

All programs are held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Demonstrations:Ask questions and get answers about unique botanical topics.

Tours:Discover what’s in bloom at the Botanical Garden on a 30-minute tour.

Bonsai:See the Iowa Bonsai Association in action as they work on specimens and field questions about the art of bonsai.

Studios:For a hands-on experience, join us to create a botanically inspired craft to take home.

 

 

May 11-13:   Spring Garden Festival:Assorted games, crafts and activities

May 19:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

May 26:       Studio:Botanical Drawing

 

June 2:         Demonstration:Understanding the Water Garden

June 9:         Tours:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

June 16:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

June 23:       Studio: Sun Prints

 

July 7:          Demonstration:All About Air Plants

July 14:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

July 21:        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

July 28:        Studio:Floral origami

 

Aug. 4:         Demonstration:Let’s Talk Terrariums

Aug. 11:      Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Aug. 18        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Aug. 25:      Studio:Scent Sachets

 

Sept. 1:        Demonstration:Observing Orchids

Sept. 8:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sept. 15:      Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Sept. 22:      Studio:Leaf art

Jul
21
Sat
Saturday Drop In Programs @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am

Free with regular admission; registration is not required.

All programs are held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Demonstrations:Ask questions and get answers about unique botanical topics.

Tours:Discover what’s in bloom at the Botanical Garden on a 30-minute tour.

Bonsai:See the Iowa Bonsai Association in action as they work on specimens and field questions about the art of bonsai.

Studios:For a hands-on experience, join us to create a botanically inspired craft to take home.

 

 

May 11-13:   Spring Garden Festival:Assorted games, crafts and activities

May 19:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

May 26:       Studio:Botanical Drawing

 

June 2:         Demonstration:Understanding the Water Garden

June 9:         Tours:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

June 16:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

June 23:       Studio: Sun Prints

 

July 7:          Demonstration:All About Air Plants

July 14:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

July 21:        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

July 28:        Studio:Floral origami

 

Aug. 4:         Demonstration:Let’s Talk Terrariums

Aug. 11:      Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Aug. 18        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Aug. 25:      Studio:Scent Sachets

 

Sept. 1:        Demonstration:Observing Orchids

Sept. 8:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sept. 15:      Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Sept. 22:      Studio:Leaf art

Jul
28
Sat
Saturday Drop In Programs @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am

Free with regular admission; registration is not required.

All programs are held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Demonstrations:Ask questions and get answers about unique botanical topics.

Tours:Discover what’s in bloom at the Botanical Garden on a 30-minute tour.

Bonsai:See the Iowa Bonsai Association in action as they work on specimens and field questions about the art of bonsai.

Studios:For a hands-on experience, join us to create a botanically inspired craft to take home.

 

 

May 11-13:   Spring Garden Festival:Assorted games, crafts and activities

May 19:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

May 26:       Studio:Botanical Drawing

 

June 2:         Demonstration:Understanding the Water Garden

June 9:         Tours:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

June 16:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

June 23:       Studio: Sun Prints

 

July 7:          Demonstration:All About Air Plants

July 14:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

July 21:        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

July 28:        Studio:Floral origami

 

Aug. 4:         Demonstration:Let’s Talk Terrariums

Aug. 11:      Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Aug. 18        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Aug. 25:      Studio:Scent Sachets

 

Sept. 1:        Demonstration:Observing Orchids

Sept. 8:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sept. 15:      Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Sept. 22:      Studio:Leaf art

Aug
4
Sat
Home Depot – FREE Kids Workshops @ Home Depot Stores
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am
  • FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 – 12
  • All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.
  • Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.
  • Kids Workshop activities are scheduled on a first come/first served basis. Please do not arrive before 9:00 a.m.
  • Thank you for registering online to help us better plan our craft kit quantities needed

Other Locations:

3700 University Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266 (515)221-2233

10850 Plum Drive, Urbandale, IA 50322 (515)251-5819

2335 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021  (515)963-1890

Saturday Drop In Programs @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am

Free with regular admission; registration is not required.

All programs are held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Demonstrations:Ask questions and get answers about unique botanical topics.

Tours:Discover what’s in bloom at the Botanical Garden on a 30-minute tour.

Bonsai:See the Iowa Bonsai Association in action as they work on specimens and field questions about the art of bonsai.

Studios:For a hands-on experience, join us to create a botanically inspired craft to take home.

 

 

May 11-13:   Spring Garden Festival:Assorted games, crafts and activities

May 19:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

May 26:       Studio:Botanical Drawing

 

June 2:         Demonstration:Understanding the Water Garden

June 9:         Tours:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

June 16:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

June 23:       Studio: Sun Prints

 

July 7:          Demonstration:All About Air Plants

July 14:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

July 21:        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

July 28:        Studio:Floral origami

 

Aug. 4:         Demonstration:Let’s Talk Terrariums

Aug. 11:      Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Aug. 18        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Aug. 25:      Studio:Scent Sachets

 

Sept. 1:        Demonstration:Observing Orchids

Sept. 8:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sept. 15:      Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Sept. 22:      Studio:Leaf art

Aug
11
Sat
Saturday Drop In Programs @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am

Free with regular admission; registration is not required.

All programs are held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Demonstrations:Ask questions and get answers about unique botanical topics.

Tours:Discover what’s in bloom at the Botanical Garden on a 30-minute tour.

Bonsai:See the Iowa Bonsai Association in action as they work on specimens and field questions about the art of bonsai.

Studios:For a hands-on experience, join us to create a botanically inspired craft to take home.

 

 

May 11-13:   Spring Garden Festival:Assorted games, crafts and activities

May 19:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

May 26:       Studio:Botanical Drawing

 

June 2:         Demonstration:Understanding the Water Garden

June 9:         Tours:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

June 16:       Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

June 23:       Studio: Sun Prints

 

July 7:          Demonstration:All About Air Plants

July 14:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

July 21:        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

July 28:        Studio:Floral origami

 

Aug. 4:         Demonstration:Let’s Talk Terrariums

Aug. 11:      Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Aug. 18        Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Aug. 25:      Studio:Scent Sachets

 

Sept. 1:        Demonstration:Observing Orchids

Sept. 8:        Tour:Garden Highlights at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Sept. 15:      Bonsai:Iowa Bonsai Association demonstration

Sept. 22:      Studio:Leaf art