Filmmaker will be on hand for showing of film urging parents to get their kids outdoors

David Bond, founder of the United Kingdom’s Wild Network and director of the play-based British documentary film “ Project Wild Thing,” will visit Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument Saturday.

Bond will be at Johnston Ridge Observatory for a free screening of his film, the real-life story of one man's effort to get children outdoors. There will be a pre-film presentation by Bond at 5:45 p.m. in the outdoor amphitheater, and the film will be shown at 6:30 p.m. in the observatory theater.

Seating is limited, people planning to attend should so at bit.ly/1p7hqYO or 360-891-5222.

The event is sponsored by Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Pacific Northwest Tax Service, Cowlitz County Economic Development Council and Mount St. Helens Institute.

Learn more about Bond and his film at https://projectwildthing.com .