Canada Water Week Upcoming Events – March 16 to 22, 2015

Canada Water Week Upcoming Events – March 16 to 22, 2015

The Thunder Bay Environmental Film Network Presents: Divide in Concord
Wednesday March 18 at 7:30 PM at the Finlandia Club above the Hoito, 314 Bay Street
Ready, aim, revolution of an environmental kind heard round the world! Join Thoreau and the Thunder Bay Environmental Film Network for the screening of “DIVIDE IN CONCORD”. Divide in Concord is a feature-length documentary that follows the entertaining tale of the battle of banning bottled water in small town America. Admission is free, donations are appreciated and the post-film discussion won’t be watery. This is a scent free event. Bring everyone and see you at the movies! For more information visit https://efilmnetwork.wordpress.com/.

Know Your H20 Public Event
Thursday March 19 from 7 – 9 PM at Mariner’s Hall, Prince Arthur’s Landing (Marina Park)
Want to find out how water gets from Lake Superior to your home? Do you think microplastics are a problem in Lake Superior? Get to know your H 2 O! Join the City of Thunder Bay and EcoSuperior on March 19th from 7 – 9 pm at Mariner’s Hall for a free evening of presentations by local water experts. Enjoy the displays, light refreshments, and door prizes, in celebration of Canada Water Week. Get to know your H 2 O is presented by EcoSuperior and the City of Thunder Bay. For more information visit http://www.ecosuperior.org/article/-2365.asp.

Go Behind the Scenes at the Bare Point Water Treatment Plant
Friday March 20 from 10:30 AM – 12 PM at the Bare Point Water Treatment Plant
Ever wondered how Thunder Bay’s water is treated or how often our water gets tested each year? Find out how water gets from Lake Superior to your home on Friday, March 20th, and celebrate Canada Water Week with a tour of the Bare Point Water Treatment Plant. Transportation is provided so call EcoSuperior at 624-2140 for the pickup location and to reserve your seat on the bus. Tour presented by the City of Thunder Bay and EcoSuperior. For more information visit http://www.ecosuperior.org/article/-2365.asp.

Council of Canadians Rally for the Protection of our Lakes and Waterways
Saturday, March 21st at 2pm at the Neebing Floodway across from the Intercity Shopping Centre

Due to recent Federal Government legislation, most of  our northern lakes and waterways have lost their environmental protection. The Lake Superior Watershed is facing threats from climate change, pollution and toxic spills, over-extraction, privatization and invasive species. Water is life! We’re asking elected officials to stand up for our water. Home made signs are welcome!

Celebrate Canada Water Week – Free Children’s Event
Sunday March 22 from 12 – 4 PM a the Baggage Building Arts Centre at Prince Arthur’s Landing (Marina Park)
Join us on Sunday, March 22, in the Baggage Building Arts Centre, Prince Arthur’s Landing to celebrate Canada Water Week from 12 – 4 pm. This event includes free celebratory cake, face painting, a treasure hunt, movies, popcorn and more. Build a water turbine to make electricity, discover Lake Superior on a giant floor map, test your knowledge of water conservation. Join us for native crafts and stories about water, learn and see water bugs and reptiles that live in our waters. Learn where your drinking water comes from and take the ‘Back to the Tap’ pledge and receive a free water bottle (while supplies last). Activities are family oriented so come discover, learn and play together! For more information visit http://www.ecosuperior.org/article/-2365.asp.

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