Saturday: Rain Barrels, Spokesdog and Hot Cocoa at Tacony Creek Environmental Fair

Join the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership on Saturday, Dec. 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a free environmental fair along the Tacony Creek (meet at 4941 Roosevelt Blvd at the Thomas Scattergood Foundation on the Friends Hospital property). Sign up for a free rain barrel or downspout planter, enjoy free hot cocoa, make an eco-card, join a guided bird walk and meet PWD spokesdog Teddie and get a free gift! Speaking of spokesdogs, the 2012 Philly Water's Best Friend competition is coming to Northern Liberties and Queen Village—registration is now open.

Here's PWD's East Falls spokesdog Teddie and his owner in action, spreading the word about picking up pet waste: