Each year people and cities around the world honor our planet by turning out their lights for one symbolic hour - EARTH HOUR.
The City of Solana Beach is taking part in this celebration and they hope you will join them!
All visitors are welcome! Dress warmly for optional star-gazing.
Location: Fletcher Cove Community Center, 133 Pacific Avenue, Solana Beach, CA
Date: Saturday night, March 23rd, 8:00-9:30pm
Guest Speaker: Conversation, "Going Beyond the Hour" and Climate Change Education + Solutions with Dr. Lynne Talley, SIO Scientist/UCSD Professor
- You are encouraged to make an Earth Hour Resolution to adopt one new habit that helps you live a more sustainable life.
Refreshments: Cookies, milk, and other treats to share.
Bring: Flashlights (lights will be turned out at 8:30pm), your neighbors, friends, and family!
This event is hosted and organized by the Solana Beach Clean and Green Committee, and
co-sponsored by the City of Solana Beach
Guest Speaker Bio: Dr. Talley, among other achievements, was on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) from 2004-2007 and therefore part of the group recognized in 2007 with a Nobel Peace Prize. She is a resident of Solana Beach.
If you can’t make the event you can participate in your homes by turning out your lights for the hour or you can participate in community conversation on Twitter @EarthHour.
The EARTH HOUR event, sponsored by World Wildlife Fund, began in Sydney Australia in 2007 when 2 million people switched off their lights to support environmentally sustainable action. The hour, from 8:30-9:30pm, is now observed by over 150 countries and territories.