SOURCE: WWF-Canada

WWF-Canada

March 27, 2014 07:00 ET

Media Advisory: WWF-Canada Community Earth Hour Celebration in Riverside

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - March 27, 2014) - For Earth Hour, WWF-Canada is calling on Canadians to switch off the lights and enjoy a moment of darkness on Saturday, March 29, 8:30-9:30p.m -- a time to reflect on how we can come together and work towards a better future where climate change is no longer a threat. 

This year, stand up with your community and enjoy Earth Hour in Riverside. The WWF Earth Hour event is powered with 100% green electricity.

WHAT
7:45 p.m. Musical performance with the GLO show choir group
8:15 p.m. Remarks from David Miller and Councillor Paula Fletcher
8:30 p.m. Moment of darkness and reflection
8:31 p.m. Earth Hour anthem
8:35 p.m. Musical performance by the Lucas Stagg Band 

WHO
David Miller, President and CEO, WWF-Canada
Paula Fletcher, City Councillor, Ward 30
GLO show choir group from Etobicoke School for the Arts
Lucas Stagg Band
Julie Nasrallah, CBC Radio 2 host and concert emcee
WWF's Panda mascot

WHERE
Riverside BIA and Ralph Thornton Centre (Queen Street East and Saulter Street) http://goo.gl/maps/Rq3YQ.

WHEN
Saturday, March 29, starting at 7:45 p.m.

WEBSITE
www.wwf.ca/earthhourto

Beginning at 2:00pm, Riverside is also offering fun-filled activities for the entire family including a kids' lantern-making workshop, environmental ArtWalk and candlelit yoga. To register, visit riverside-to.com.

About WWF
WWF is creating solutions to the most serious conservation challenges facing our planet, helping people and nature thrive. www.wwf.ca

About WWF's Earth Hour
Join hundreds of millions of people worldwide and switch off your lights on Saturday, March 29 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Visit www.wwf.ca/earthhour to choose a better future.

WWF's Earth Hour is an opportunity for individuals, businesses and communities around the globe to unite in a powerful call to action of hope for a better, healthier planet. In Canada, the Toronto Star and the Ontario Power Authority are regional sponsors. As sponsors for WWF's Earth Hour, Toronto Star and Ontario Power Authority will harness their incredible ability to engage employees and reach customers in spreading our message and encouraging individual action.

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