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Metro Area Children's Water Festival

The Metro Area Children’s Water Festival needs more than 100 volunteers to serve as class guides, arcade and presenter helpers, and more. The festival will be held Sept. 25 at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Volunteers receive breakfast and lunch.

Approximately 30 learning stations will educate students about water resources and ways they can help ensure a future where both the quantity and quality of water resources are protected and managed wisely. The program is designed to provide hands-on opportunities to learn about water and its importance to people and our natural environment. Students learn about things such as how scientists measure the water quality, where water goes when it's flushed, how tiny bugs can serve as indicators of water quality, the importance of wetlands and basic water science. Approximately 1,200 students attend this annual event for free.

If you are interested in learning more about the festival or the volunteer positions that are open, visit To sign up to volunteer, contact Charlie Sawdey at or 952-361-1810.

Last updated: 3/5/2014 3:47 AM