YUMA — Humanities councils from seven Western states in the Colorado River basin are collaborating on "Moving Waters: The Colorado River & the West."
The multi-dimensional program explores the legal history of the river; the impact of people and economies on the rivershed; and the stories, legends and lore of the river through a variety of media, including lectures, book discussions, exhibitions and an original radio documentary.
The following are some of the events planned for January:
· All month; traveling exhibit, "Moving waters: The Colorado River & the West," will be on view at the Yuma Crossing State Historic Park, 201 N. 4th Ave. The park is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit is open to the public free of charge but the park is not. For more information call (928) 329-0471.
· All month; a free book display on the Colorado River at the Yuma County Library, 350 S. 3rd Ave. Hours are 1 to 9 p.m. Mondays, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Call (928) 782-1871 ext. 104.