Roncy Earth Hour Candlelight Walk 2014

Roncesvalles Village celebrates its 5th Annual Earth Hour Candlelight Walk

People from the Roncesvalles Village dressed in winter coats share the light of their candles at the end of their Earth Hour walk down Roncesvalles Avenue.

Earth Hour Candlelight Walk participants are part of a world-wide effort to raise awareness of our energy intensive lifestyle’s impact on the planet’s ecosystem.

Acknowledging the 7th Annual Global Earth Hour, residents of Roncesvalles Village and surrounding area will walk together as a symbolic gesture in support of the need for environmental stewardship. At 8:30 p.m. on Saturday March 29th 2014, a candlelight walk is scheduled to start along Roncesvalles Avenue. The walk will end at Grafton Park near Queens Street West around 9 p.m. There will be some ambient acoustic performances along the way. Many shops and restaurants along Roncy will dim their lights in solidarity. After dispersing, some participants make their way to one of the many participating establishments along Roncesvalles and neighbouring main streets that offer dimly lit “earth hour power down” ambiances, well into the evening. Coordinated by WWF Canada recognized Earth Hour Team Captain, Karyn Klaire Koski with the support of the Roncesvalles Village BIA. EVENT Gather 8:20 p.m. at 2201 Dundas Street West @Roncesvalles (near Starbucks) Future site of the Dundas Roncesvalles Peace Garden Proceed to south to Grafton Park (near Queen St. W.) Walk can take up to 25 minutes To see photos and videos of past event visit Roncy Earth Hour.

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