Public Utilities Water Week

SALT LAKE CITY'S

WATER WEEK

CELEBRATE! MAY 4-11, 2013

For a pdf version of the Water Weeks activities please Click "Link"

MAY 4 | SATURDAY | 10 AM

MAINLY READING BOOK CLUB

Local author Roy Webb has been running rivers since 1976.
Webb has written scores of publications on river history,
including If We Had a Boat: Green River Explorers, Adventures
and Runners; Riverman: the Story of Bus Hatch; and his
newest book Lost Canyons of the Green River: the Story
Before Flaming Gorge Dam.
Main Library, Level 2, 200 East and 400 South
 

May 4 - 5 | SATURDAY -SUNDAY

SCAVENGER HUNT | 9 AM - 5 PM

Explore the relationships between wildlife and water
through this fun self-guided scavenger hunt. Check in at
Guest Services for free material.
Hogle Zoo, 2600 Sunnyside Ave.


MAY 6 - 10

PRESCHOOL STORYTIMES

Water, water, everywhere, including preschool storytime
at all City Library locations! Whether you prefer jumping
in puddles or swimming at the ocean, these story times
will keep the fun in the water.

All Library Locations. Dates and times vary, so check www.slcpl.org for details.


MAY 6 - 10

BOOK BABY STORYTIMES

Splish and splash around in our water-themed story times
for toddlers, featuring songs and stories all about the
earth’s most valuable resource.

All Library Locations. Dates and times vary, so check www.slcpl.org for details.
 

May 6 | MONDAY | 6:30 pm

POLLINATORS & THE PLANTS THEY LOVE

Spend the evening learning how to attract bees
and other pollinators to your garden. 2 hrs. Wasatch
Community Gardens and the Salt Lake County Extension
Services.
 
Main Library, 200 East and 400 South

MAY 7 | TUESDAY | 3- 6 PM

GREATER AVENUES TREE PLANTING & GARDEN CLEANUP

Join TreeUtah and Metropolitan Water District of Salt Lake
& Sandy in adding to our urban forest and in beautifying
the Greater Avenues Water Conservation Demonstration
Garden. Besides planting trees, we will have weeding and
a little light pruning to keep everyone busy.
Greater Avenues Water Conservation Demonstration
Garden, 11th Avenue and Terrace Hills Drive.
 

MAY 8 | WEDNESDAY | 6:30 PM

PERENNIAL DELIGHT: GARDEN BEAUTIES THAT NEVER DISAPPOINT 

Join us and Barney Barnett, Owner of Willard Bay Gardens
and plantsman-extraordinaire, as he inspires us with some
perennial delights, both old and new.
Main Library, 200 East and 400 South
 

MAY 9 | THURSDAY | 7 pm

Film: WATERSHED:Exploring a New Water Ethic for the West

Executive Produced and Narrated by Robert Redford
and Directed by award-winning filmmaker Mark Decena,
WATERSHED tells the story of the threats to the oncemighty
Colorado River and offers solutions for the future
of the American West.

Main Library, 200 East and 400 South


MAY 11 | SATURDAY | 8 am - 1 pm

THIS IS THE PLACE & THESE ARE THE PLANTS !

Wasatch Community Gardens Annual Plant Sale. Find
heirloom vegetables, tasty herbs, beautiful perennials,
and companion plants for your garden.

Rowland Hall, 720 South Guardsman Way
 
Interested in a waterwise reading list?
   

For more information visit: www.slcgov.com/waterweek