Green Toronto: Celebrating Earth Hour 2014

Earth Hour is an international event that brings awareness to global climate change. March 29, 2014 will be the seventh annual Earth Hour. The simple act of turning off the power for one hour has united 15 million Canadians each year. If you are wondering what to do to help green Toronto this Earth Hour, we have put together a list of community events taking place across the city.

Green Toronto Events for Earth Hour

green toronto Earth HourEarth Hour in Riverside – The Riverside community is celebrating WWF’s Earth Hour with an afternoon and evening filled with family friendly and free activities. Spend the afternoon at OMA Chiropractic and make your own colourful, paper lantern, attend a paper making workshop at Dimensions Framing, or stroll through the neighbourhood shops on an environmentally themed Art Walk. The evening festivities kick off with a live concert and presentation by David Miller, WWF Canada’s president and CEO. When the lights go off at 8:30pm the Lucas Stagg Band will take the stage. Find out all the details at

Green 13’s 6th Annual Earth Hour Candlelight Walk – The Junction neighbourhood will be celebrating Earth Hour with a candlelight walk along the Humber River. Walkers meet at the historic Lambton House and light up their candles and lanterns. The walk will wander along the Humber River and end back at Lambton House. Refreshments will be provided following the walk. Find all the details at

2nd Annual Earth Hour Lights Out – Bring your candles and lanterns to Kew Gardens for an evening of music and festivities. This family friendly event starts at 7:30pm in the Kew Gardens bandstand, in the Beach neighbourhood. The park will be filled with music and candlelight as visitors celebrate Earth Hour. Find out all the details at

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Jen Farr

In my "previous life" I was a mental health my current life I'm a stay-at-home mom with 2 beautifully adventurous kids. I share everything that lands on my kitchen counter over on my blog, Kitchen Counter Chronicles. Swing by and learn how we are greening their lives; what we are crafting; what we are cooking and what we are reading. While you will often find the girls and I inside the kitchen, you will also find us out and about getting our hands dirty, exploring and learning outdoors.

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