Category Archive: Miscellanous

Nov 18

Put Your Garden to Bed: Tips

Over the past few weeks, since the “Put Your Garden to Bed” workshop was cancelled at the end of October, Imagine Grinnell has been posting tips to Facebook to get your garden ready for winter on your own. With the weather to continuing to hold out, it may be worth your while to clean up …

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Oct 23

Workshop: Put Your Garden to Bed

Fall is finally here, and it’s time to put your garden to bed. Join Imagine Grinnell, Backyard Abundance, and the Poweshiek County Master Gardeners of Iowa this Saturday, October 28th at 9:30 AM for a workshop to prepare your garden for the coming winter. 

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May 12

Celebrate Solar Event

Join us on Wednesday, June 1 at 7 PM at the Ahrens Park Foundation building to celebrate solar! Location: Imagine Grinnell Foundation, 1510 Penrose St, Grinnell, Iowa 50112 Event Details: Ideal Energy installed 13 new solar arrays in Grinnell over the last year, and they are donating a portion of the proceeds from those projects to Imagine …

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May 07

MAY15: Help build the new Summer Street Giving Garden!

Come and join us for a Sunday afternoon garden-building get together at Summer St. Park (formerly known as Jaycee Park) in Grinnell. All ages and skill levels welcome! What is a “Giving Garden?” It’s a garden planted and maintained by volunteers to provide free, healthy food to anyone who needs it. That might be a …

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Feb 04

The Green Yard Makeover Event Series – Free and Open to Public

Interested in learning more about water, nature, and gardening? Attend these free classes open to the public taught by organic farmer Jordan Scheibel and native plant restorationist and retired biology teacher Jim Kessler.  All classes in the series will be held from 6:30-8:30 pm, on Tuesdays, Feb. 16, March 1, and March 15 at Grinnell …

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Sep 30

Results are in! See how you did in the 2015 Throwback Run!

Last Name First Name Race Type Time Placement Pearce Ben 15 1:03:51 1 Farrell John 15 1:12:04 2 Thalberg Cecelia 15 1:20:37 3 Elfenbein Tina 15 1:22:01 4 Key Wes 15 1:29:49 5 Robinson Georgeanna 10 49:51 1 Lindberg Mary 10 50:24 2 Eckhelberger Ross 10 53:31 3 Jacobson Jen 10 53:37 4 Donaghy Andi …

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Sep 23

2015 Throwback Run Course

The 2015 Throwback Run is this Saturday, September 26th.  5k, 10k, and 15k all start at 8am. Register on line at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/12WmW-erjG01d_NhcCt5INBswWoAHWXg_i7_83w3msq0/viewform. Check-in & Packet Pick Up: Check-in and day of registration will take place from 7-7:45am at the Imagine Grinnell tent near the foundation offices at Ahrens Park. Advance packet pick up will take place …

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Sep 11

5th Annual Grinnell’s Got Talent

The annual “Got Talent” auction will be held on Mon., Sept. 21, at Grinnell Mutual’s new Bartelt Conference and Education Center. Smith said that Grinnell Mutual donated use of its new space and encourages members of the public who might want to see the facility to purchase an auction ticket. “The ‘Got Talent’ auction is …

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Mar 30

3rd Annual Little Bear Creek Cleanup

Imagine Grinnell is looking for volunteers to participate in the Third Annual Little Bear Creek Cleanup. The cleanup will be on Saturday, April 11 from 9 AM-11 AM. Check-in will be located at the Summer Street Park pavilion. Click here to RSVP to volunteer.   Here’s what you need to know: Be prepared to get …

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Feb 18

Renew Your Membership for 2015

We can’t Imagine Grinnell without you! Imagine Grinnell sincerely thanks you for your past support and all that you have allowed Imagine Grinnell to accomplish in our community. By supporting Imagine Grinnell, you ensure a future filled with accomplishments that keep our community green, playing, and growing. This year, Imagine Grinnell is taking on a …

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