Rain Barrel Workshop

The Newport News Master Gardeners, in cooperation with the Newport News Waterworks, the Newport News Recycling Office, and The Mariners' Museum, will conduct two Rain Barrel Workshops at our Go Green 2021 event.

The cost to purchase a barrel and kit is only $60 per barrel, and will be held at the date, times and location listed below.  Also, you will be provided with a link to a video to help you with assembly.  You can also do a search on YouTube for Newport News Go Green Youtube Rain Barrel Workshop.  Our next Rain Barrel Workshops will be held at the Brittingham Mid-town Community Center during our Go Green 2021 event, September 11th, 2021.  You may register for the workshop of your choice below.  If you prefer to pay by check, make it out to NNMGA and send it to the address below.  Please indicate the time you will attend on the check, 11:00 am or 01:15 pm.

NNMGA/co Virginia Cooperative Extension

739 Thimble Shoals Blvd.

Newport News, VA 23606

For more information, call the Newport News Virginia Cooperative Extension Office at 757-591-4838.  If you register to participate in this event, please be aware that you will need to take your rain barrel home in a vehicle large enough to accommodate a 55 gallon drum.  Actually, one drum this size is able to fit in the back seat of a Volkswagen!   

rain barrels daisy chained

Daisy chained!

Conducting a past workshop

Preparing for a workshop