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Water Harvest Festival

October 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Join Soquel Creek Water District, The Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County and Santa Cruz County Parks for a Free Family Fun Day about water!

Location: Heart of Soquel Park behind the Soquel Post Office.

Water Harvest Festival Schedule:

12 pm- 3 pm 14 activity booths, free face painting, tours of the park. Pick up your activity passport from the welcome table hosted by Capitola Veterinary Hospital.

12pm-2pm Enter your name in the costume contest.

1pm-2pm: The Banana Slug String Band Duet will play songs about watersheds and the animals that live in them!

2:15 Costume Contest parade and judging.

2:45 Costume Contest winners announced and prizes given!

Hands-on activities and information tables will be hosted by:
Allterra Solar – water and solar power
Central Fire District – fire hydrants and fire trucks
Love’s Gardens – water-wise gardening, rain water harvesting, greywater and irrigation parts to put together
Monterey Bay Salmon and Trout Project – “How much rainwater can we use?” activity and “Watershed Hand”
Mosquito Abatement of Santa Cruz County – rain tanks and mosquito display
Museum of Discovery of Santa Cruz – polluted water clean up and rain gauges
Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County – fish painting
San Lorenzo Lumber – rain tanks and irrigation parts and pieces
Santa Cruz County Parks Department – tours of the park and water at the parks
Santa Cruz Mid-County Groundwater Agency – groundwater model and aquifer bean bag toss
Santa Cruz Natural History Museum – local geology and groundwater permeability activity
Save Our Shores – watershed model and how to protect the ocean water
Soquel Creek Water District – Water Education trailer, rain tank auction and bubble art
​Water Conservation Coalition of Santa Cruz County – Water Trivia Game Wheel

Getting there: There is limited free public parking around the park. Ride your bike or take the bus to minimize traffic. The closest bus stop; corner of Main St. and Soquel Dr. served by bus #69W and #71

Event questions? Contact Vai from Soquel Creek Water District at [email protected] or Angie Gruys from RCD [email protected]


October 20, 2018
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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