Saturday, June 30th
Gary Clean Water Festival
11:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
The City of Gary will host a Clean Water Festival at Marquette Park which is free to the public. Water Quality Partners will “Celebrate Our Coast” at the Clean Water Festival with a day of FREE recreational, healthy, and fun activities for kids and adults to enjoy. There will be water quality education programs, free paddle boat rides, rain barrel art demonstration, kayaking, information booths, beach safety, fishing education, refreshments and much more at this event. Everyone can play a role to keep our water clean by taking the Clean Water Pledge. This event is FREE and vendor booth opportunities are available. Please contact outreach and education coordinator, Brenda Scott-Henry for more information email@example.com.
The Clean Water Celebration will also include information and activities supported by the Gary Storm Water Management District’s Storm Water Public Education and Outreach Program, as well as other projects and programs being implemented by local organizations, business, and environmental organizations promoting the protection and preservation of our waterways and natural resources. The purpose of public education and outreach is to provide local residents, businesses and youth with information on the importance of water quality and storm water pollution prevention, and how we can help protect water in our daily lives. The Water Quality Planning Committee includes: City of Gary Department of Green Urbanism, Parks Department and Mayor’s Organization on Disabilities, Gary Sanitary District, Indiana American Water, L.C. Soil & Water Conservation District, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and NWI Paddling Association.