H2O Go Festival: An engaging celebration of water

Celebrating Canada Water Week and World Water Day on March 22

Guelph, ON, March 20, 2014 – On the United Nation’s World Water Day, the City of Guelph, in collaboration with Wellington Water Watchers, will host the second annual H2O Go Festival at City Hall.

This free, family-friendly celebration of water offers engaging, hands-on children’s activities, interactive displays, talks from industry professionals, musical performances, and opportunities for thought–sharing through art and science for people of all ages.

The H2O Go Festival is run in connection with Canada Water Week, March 17-23. Canada Water Week is a coast-to-coast celebration of water held annually in the third week of March to coincide with the United Nation’s World Water Day on March 22. This year’s theme is Watersheds 101.

What
H2O GO Festival: An engaging celebration of water

Who
Remarks by Mayor Karen Farbridge at noon
Short talks by Maurice Nelischer (Office of Sustainability), Dan Schneider (Grand River Conservation Authority), Jane Simmons (Engineers Without Borders)
Musical performances by Guelph artists Kent McKee, Madison Ing, Ben Turcotte and Richard LaViolette

Where
City Hall Galleria, 1 Carden Street, Guelph

When
Saturday, March 22, 2014, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information

Jennifer Gilks
Water Conservation Program Coordinator
Water Services
519-519-822-1260 extension 2189
jennifer.gilks@guelph.ca