May 29, 2012

May 9, 2012

More Rain Barrel Workshops!

Residents of the City of Syracuse: don't miss more opportunities to get a rain barrel from Onondaga County!

Rain Barrel Workshop
Beauchamp Branch Library, 2111 S. Salina St | May 24, 2012 


Rain barrels are an excellent tool for catching free water to use on your flower garden, or for clean-up projects around your yard. On May 24 from 5:30-7:15PM come to a rain barrel workshop sponsored by Onondaga County's Save the Rain program at the Mundy Branch library. Join educators from Onondaga Environmental Institute to learn how to properly install and maintain a rain barrel. All city residents who attend the workshop are eligible to receive a free rain barrel. Space is limited. To guarantee your spot, please call Amy at 443-1757 or e-mail To request Spanish language translation services for the workshop, contact Laura Cardoso at 443-3507 or

"Paint Your Barrel" Rain Barrel Workshops
Westcott Community Center, 826 Euclid Ave | June 3, 2012
Art on the Porches on Ruskin Ave | June 16, 2012 

  • Learn how you can use a rain barrel to help "Save the Rain" and keep our water clean.
  • Use what you catch for your flower garden or clean-up projects around your yard!
  • You will have an opportunity to paint your barrel if you would like!
All are welcome to come to a workshop and learn about rain barrels. Workshops will take place at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15 and 3:15 on June 3 at the Westcott Community Center, and at 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 at Art on the Porches. Residents of the city of Syracuse are eligible to receive a free rain barrel. Space is limited!  RSVP by contacting Amy Samuels at 443-1757 or e-mail