Jul
26
Thu
Social Irrigation @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm

Social Irrigation is a 15-week long program of Thursday night concerts hosted by the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, featuring a new band, food, craft beer and lawn games each week. Trellis Café will be open with small plates and your favorite beverage. The variety of musical genre in the series will provide something for every musical taste. Regular cost of admission applies.

June 14: Tony Valdez and the Retro Rockets
June 21: Big Time Grain Company
June 28: Parranderos Latin Combo
July 12: Max Wellman with the Annie Booth Trio
July19: NOLA Jazz Band
July 26: The Cerny Brothers
August 2: Christopher the Conquered
August 9: Abbie and the Sawyers
August 16: The Maytags
August 23: The Limestoners +1
August 30: Parranderos Latin Combo
September 6: Damon Doston
September 13: Kevin Burt
September 20: Gina Gedler sings Barbra Streisand
September 27: Fred Gazzo Band

Jul
27
Fri
Story Sprouts @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens
Jul 27 @ 10:30 am

Join us on Fridays for this fun, interactive story time that explores themes of nature and plants. During each program participants will enjoy stories and an activity based on the week’s theme. Story Sprouts is offered 10:30-11:15 a.m. and is geared towards children ages 2-5.

Fridays 10:30 to 11:15 a.m

Friday, June 1 2018 thru Friday, August 31 2018

No pre-registration required but would recommend calling ahead for groups larger than 15.

 

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
2
Thu
Social Irrigation @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm

Social Irrigation is a 15-week long program of Thursday night concerts hosted by the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, featuring a new band, food, craft beer and lawn games each week. Trellis Café will be open with small plates and your favorite beverage. The variety of musical genre in the series will provide something for every musical taste. Regular cost of admission applies.

June 14: Tony Valdez and the Retro Rockets
June 21: Big Time Grain Company
June 28: Parranderos Latin Combo
July 12: Max Wellman with the Annie Booth Trio
July19: NOLA Jazz Band
July 26: The Cerny Brothers
August 2: Christopher the Conquered
August 9: Abbie and the Sawyers
August 16: The Maytags
August 23: The Limestoners +1
August 30: Parranderos Latin Combo
September 6: Damon Doston
September 13: Kevin Burt
September 20: Gina Gedler sings Barbra Streisand
September 27: Fred Gazzo Band

Aug
3
Fri
Story Sprouts @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens
Aug 3 @ 10:30 am

Join us on Fridays for this fun, interactive story time that explores themes of nature and plants. During each program participants will enjoy stories and an activity based on the week’s theme. Story Sprouts is offered 10:30-11:15 a.m. and is geared towards children ages 2-5.

Fridays 10:30 to 11:15 a.m

Friday, June 1 2018 thru Friday, August 31 2018

No pre-registration required but would recommend calling ahead for groups larger than 15.

 

Aug
4
Sat
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
9
Thu
Social Irrigation @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm

Social Irrigation is a 15-week long program of Thursday night concerts hosted by the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, featuring a new band, food, craft beer and lawn games each week. Trellis Café will be open with small plates and your favorite beverage. The variety of musical genre in the series will provide something for every musical taste. Regular cost of admission applies.

June 14: Tony Valdez and the Retro Rockets
June 21: Big Time Grain Company
June 28: Parranderos Latin Combo
July 12: Max Wellman with the Annie Booth Trio
July19: NOLA Jazz Band
July 26: The Cerny Brothers
August 2: Christopher the Conquered
August 9: Abbie and the Sawyers
August 16: The Maytags
August 23: The Limestoners +1
August 30: Parranderos Latin Combo
September 6: Damon Doston
September 13: Kevin Burt
September 20: Gina Gedler sings Barbra Streisand
September 27: Fred Gazzo Band

Aug
10
Fri
Story Sprouts @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens
Aug 10 @ 10:30 am

Join us on Fridays for this fun, interactive story time that explores themes of nature and plants. During each program participants will enjoy stories and an activity based on the week’s theme. Story Sprouts is offered 10:30-11:15 a.m. and is geared towards children ages 2-5.

Fridays 10:30 to 11:15 a.m

Friday, June 1 2018 thru Friday, August 31 2018

No pre-registration required but would recommend calling ahead for groups larger than 15.

 

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

Aug
16
Thu
Social Irrigation @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm

Social Irrigation is a 15-week long program of Thursday night concerts hosted by the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, featuring a new band, food, craft beer and lawn games each week. Trellis Café will be open with small plates and your favorite beverage. The variety of musical genre in the series will provide something for every musical taste. Regular cost of admission applies.

June 14: Tony Valdez and the Retro Rockets
June 21: Big Time Grain Company
June 28: Parranderos Latin Combo
July 12: Max Wellman with the Annie Booth Trio
July19: NOLA Jazz Band
July 26: The Cerny Brothers
August 2: Christopher the Conquered
August 9: Abbie and the Sawyers
August 16: The Maytags
August 23: The Limestoners +1
August 30: Parranderos Latin Combo
September 6: Damon Doston
September 13: Kevin Burt
September 20: Gina Gedler sings Barbra Streisand
September 27: Fred Gazzo Band

Aug
17
Fri
Story Sprouts @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens
Aug 17 @ 10:30 am

Join us on Fridays for this fun, interactive story time that explores themes of nature and plants. During each program participants will enjoy stories and an activity based on the week’s theme. Story Sprouts is offered 10:30-11:15 a.m. and is geared towards children ages 2-5.

Fridays 10:30 to 11:15 a.m

Friday, June 1 2018 thru Friday, August 31 2018

No pre-registration required but would recommend calling ahead for groups larger than 15.

 

Aug
18
Sat
Saturday Drop In Programs @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Aug 18 @ 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
23
Thu
Social Irrigation @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

Social Irrigation is a 15-week long program of Thursday night concerts hosted by the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, featuring a new band, food, craft beer and lawn games each week. Trellis Café will be open with small plates and your favorite beverage. The variety of musical genre in the series will provide something for every musical taste. Regular cost of admission applies.

June 14: Tony Valdez and the Retro Rockets
June 21: Big Time Grain Company
June 28: Parranderos Latin Combo
July 12: Max Wellman with the Annie Booth Trio
July19: NOLA Jazz Band
July 26: The Cerny Brothers
August 2: Christopher the Conquered
August 9: Abbie and the Sawyers
August 16: The Maytags
August 23: The Limestoners +1
August 30: Parranderos Latin Combo
September 6: Damon Doston
September 13: Kevin Burt
September 20: Gina Gedler sings Barbra Streisand
September 27: Fred Gazzo Band

Aug
24
Fri
Story Sprouts @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am

Join us on Fridays for this fun, interactive story time that explores themes of nature and plants. During each program participants will enjoy stories and an activity based on the week’s theme. Story Sprouts is offered 10:30-11:15 a.m. and is geared towards children ages 2-5.

Fridays 10:30 to 11:15 a.m

Friday, June 1 2018 thru Friday, August 31 2018

No pre-registration required but would recommend calling ahead for groups larger than 15.

 

Aug
25
Sat
Saturday Drop In Programs @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Aug 25 @ 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
30
Thu
Social Irrigation @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm

Social Irrigation is a 15-week long program of Thursday night concerts hosted by the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, featuring a new band, food, craft beer and lawn games each week. Trellis Café will be open with small plates and your favorite beverage. The variety of musical genre in the series will provide something for every musical taste. Regular cost of admission applies.

June 14: Tony Valdez and the Retro Rockets
June 21: Big Time Grain Company
June 28: Parranderos Latin Combo
July 12: Max Wellman with the Annie Booth Trio
July19: NOLA Jazz Band
July 26: The Cerny Brothers
August 2: Christopher the Conquered
August 9: Abbie and the Sawyers
August 16: The Maytags
August 23: The Limestoners +1
August 30: Parranderos Latin Combo
September 6: Damon Doston
September 13: Kevin Burt
September 20: Gina Gedler sings Barbra Streisand
September 27: Fred Gazzo Band

Aug
31
Fri
Story Sprouts @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens
Aug 31 @ 10:30 am

Join us on Fridays for this fun, interactive story time that explores themes of nature and plants. During each program participants will enjoy stories and an activity based on the week’s theme. Story Sprouts is offered 10:30-11:15 a.m. and is geared towards children ages 2-5.

Fridays 10:30 to 11:15 a.m

Friday, June 1 2018 thru Friday, August 31 2018

No pre-registration required but would recommend calling ahead for groups larger than 15.

 

Sep
1
Sat
Saturday Drop In Programs @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Sep 1 @ 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

Sep
6
Thu
Social Irrigation @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm

Social Irrigation is a 15-week long program of Thursday night concerts hosted by the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, featuring a new band, food, craft beer and lawn games each week. Trellis Café will be open with small plates and your favorite beverage. The variety of musical genre in the series will provide something for every musical taste. Regular cost of admission applies.

June 14: Tony Valdez and the Retro Rockets
June 21: Big Time Grain Company
June 28: Parranderos Latin Combo
July 12: Max Wellman with the Annie Booth Trio
July19: NOLA Jazz Band
July 26: The Cerny Brothers
August 2: Christopher the Conquered
August 9: Abbie and the Sawyers
August 16: The Maytags
August 23: The Limestoners +1
August 30: Parranderos Latin Combo
September 6: Damon Doston
September 13: Kevin Burt
September 20: Gina Gedler sings Barbra Streisand
September 27: Fred Gazzo Band

Sep
8
Sat
Saturday Drop In Programs @ Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Sep 8 @ 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