Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

River City Water Festival

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Celebrate the Grand River!

The River City Water Festival is an annual community event celebrating the Grand River and its role in shaping our city. Please join us to learn about the importance of clean water and what you can do to help. The festival is free and perfect for the entire family!

Enjoy hands-on, educational activities and learn from natural resources experts. Activities will be led by regional experts in environmental quality and water resources.

Student Day at the Water Festival - FULL

School groups are invited to attend a special, students-only day of the River City Water Festival. Students will rotate through several learning stations featuring lessons on water cycles and aquatic ecosystems. A full rotation through all the stations will take approximately one hour. All ages are welcome!

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Student Water Superhero Poster Contest  

The River City Water Festival is organized through a partnership between Groundswell and the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC). Financial support for the event comes from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and Grand Valley State University College of Education.