World Water Week events planned for Red Deer

In celebration of World Water Week, a series of events are being held across Red Deer.

In celebration of World Water Week, a series of events are being held across Red Deer.

The Red Deer Public Library is hosting water-themed storytimes all week with dates and times available by contacting the library or visiting their website.

The library is also hosting a couple of special events on World Water Day, Thursday.

l From 10 to 11 a.m. at the Snell Auditorium, a workshop will inform people on how to save money as well as conserving water in the home and yard, called Water Cost$.

l A second workshop will take place from noon to 1 p.m. that will focus on the Yellow Fish Road program and protecting local waters.

In partnership with Red Deer College, the City of Red Deer will host a viewing of the documentary Tapped, followed by a discussion on bottled water.

The event is being held at Margaret Parsons Theatre at RDC starting at noon.

More information on World Water Week and World Water Day is available www.unwater.org/worldwaterday or www.canadawaterweek.com.

More information about the local events is available at www.reddeer.ca/environment.

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