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Rain Barrel Workshop

Date(s) – June 6, 2020
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Mariners’ Museum and Park,
100 Museum Drive,
Newport News, VA, United States


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Learn how to assemble a 55-gallon rain barrel which you can take home! In partnership with the Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE), the City of Newport Waterworks Department, and the City of Newport News Recycling Office, The Mariners’ Museum and Park is serving as a site host for the rain barrel workshops.


Participants will be provided the guidance and tools to build a 55-gallon rain barrel to take home during the two-hour workshop. Discover how using a rain barrel can save you a significant amount of money in a season.


Cost is ​$60.00 per 55-gallon rain barrel. ​Pre-registration is required, and registration is generally limited to 25 participants per workshop. To register, visit the Newport News Master Gardeners website (https://www.nnmastergardeners.org/calendar-of-events) or call the Newport News VCE office at (757) 591-4838.