Marine Resources Council is pleased to host (2) rain barrel education workshops during Melbourne Main Street’s fourth annual Downtown Melbourne Botanical Festival Sat., March 7, 2020 (8a.m.-4p.m.).
The Festival will be held in the parking lot of the 1900 Building, 1900 S. Harbor City Blvd in Melbourne. The event will showcase plant and garden vendors offering trees and plants, decorative items and more.
Rain Barrel Workshops.
Cost: The Botanical Fest is Free to attend. The Rain Barrel Presentations are also Free to attend.
MRC is offering an opportunity for attendees to build their own 55 gallon rain barrel during the workshops to take home, for a fee of $55. Space is limited, Please RSVP. This is special discounted event pricing, the regular fee is $80 per 55 gallon rain barrel. Reserve your barrel today!
Rain Barrel Workshop 1 (10a.m.)
Rain Barrel Workshop 2 (1p.m.)
Click Here to Register.
Rain Barrel Workshop
Did you know that a 90 square foot section of roof can fill a single 55-gallon rain barrel within the first inch of rainfall? Learn the benefits of collecting rainwater, the positive impact it has on the Lagoon, and how to construct your own rain barrel. With the purchase of the “Build A Barrel” ticket, you will receive all the materials, tools, and assistance necessary to create a 55-gallon rain barrel of your own to take home.
$55 fifty gallon Rain Barrels will be available for purchase on a first come first serve basis while supplies last. Please RSVP and prepay for your rain barrel through the online registration to secure a barrel on the day of the event.
*City of Melbourne residents are eligible for a $50 rain barrel mail-in rebate. Click here for rebate details.
We hop you will join us at this great event
Thank you to our sponsors for helping make this great opportunity possible!
Ace Hardware of West Melbourne
Melbourne Main Street
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