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Join WWF-Canada for Earth Hour celebrations in Riverside on Sat, March 29th

Riverside Toronto: Between the DVP and Queen Street Bridge and Empire Eve Along Queen Street East

Saturday, 29 March 2014 from 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)

Toronto, ON

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Join WWF-Canada for Earth Hour celebrations in Riverside on Saturday, March 29th
Earth Hour is an opportunity to reflect and think about what climate change means to you—and to stand up for the future you want. This year, stand up with your community. Join WWF-Canada for Earth Hour celebrations in Riverside on Saturday, March 29th, starting with an afternoon of fun-filled and free activities for the entire family. And end the evening with an outdoor concert with music and special speakers. It will be a great evening for the whole family. We hope to see you there!
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4 - 6pm | Dimension's Framing Paper-Making Workshop - out of re-used Milk Cartons - with Artist Janet Potter
Janet F. Potter is a Professional Mixed Media Artist who has exhibited her Art Works across Canada and the USA. She is recognized for her artistic mixed Media Creations using various mediums and her various process of Japanese Washi Paper. Janet is currently exhibiting some work at Dimensions Framing and is excited to share how she processes used milk cartons in her work and hopes she will inspire others to used reclaimed materials.
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4 pm | Artist Network Artwalk - Environmental Theme - Starting at macFAB Home
4pm - Free Environmental ArtWalk starting at macFAB home store -(755 Queen St E), tour various businesses along Queen St East.Finishing at Studio 756 (756 Queen E) where you can meet several of the artists. Environmental themed exhibits from the Artist Network - Walk led by Artist Network
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8:30 pm Yoga by Candelight at energyXchaange
What a better way to spend earth hour than with a Free Yoga Class by Candle Light at energyXchange. Their mission is to educate, incite passion and inspire the journey to becoming a healthier you.
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7:45 – 9:30pm | Earth Hour Outdoor Concert - Street Level at Queen & Saulter - just outside the Ralph Thornton Centre at 765 Queen St East.
7:45 – 9:30pm Earth Hour Outdoor Concert - Street Level at Queen & Saulter - just outside the Ralph Thornton Centre at 765 Queen St East. The GLO Show Choir from the Etobicoke School of the Arts will kick off the evening, followed by special appearances from David Miller, President and CEO of WWF-Canada, the WWF Panda mascot and more. The lights off countdown will take place at 8:30pm, when the Lucas Stagg Band will perform the Earth Hour Anthem. Bring your family and friends and don’t forget your lantern and reusable mug (free refreshments!).
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Earth Hour is an opportunity to reflect and think about what climate change means to you—and to stand up for the future you want. This year, stand up with your community.  

Join WWF-Canada for Earth Hour celebrations in Riverside on Saturday, March 29th, starting with an afternoon of fun-filled and free activities for the entire family. And end the evening with an outdoor concert with music and special speakers. It will be a great evening for the whole family. We hope to see you there!

 

               Riverside Community Activities Activites:

  • 2-5pm   |  Free Family Friendly Lantern Making Workshop at OMA Chiropractic (2 Munro at Queen E)
  • 4:00pm |  Free Environmental ArtWalk start at macFAB home store (755 Queen St E)
  • 4-6pm   |   Free Workshop/Demonstration at Dimensions Framing (732 Queen St E)


Evening Schedule:   

 

  • 7:45pm  |  Concert kick off with the GLO Show Choir at Queen St. E and Saulter St.
  • 8:15pm  |  Remarks 
  • 8:30pm  |  Lights off countdown 

  • 8:35pm  |  Musical performance by the Lucas Stagg Band     Visit wwf.ca/earthhour for more information      

EVENT  DETAILS:

2-5pm - Free Family Friendly Lantern Making Workshop by Riverside Green Initiative at Oma Chiropractic - (corner of Queen & Munro St).  Families can drop-in to OMA Chiropractic between 2-5pm to make a colourful kids lantern craft for  Earth Hour!  Learn more about the Riverside Community Garden and other green initiatives happening in Riverside

4-6pm -Free Workshop/Demonstation at Dimensions Framing -(732 Queen St E). Create paper from Milk Cartons - by established Mixed Media Artist Janet F. Potter.  Janet's workshop and exhibit is at Dimensions Custom Framing & Gallery - Riverside's preeminent destination for exceptional custom framing and fine art.  Reclaimed Milk Carton Paper Worshop

4pm - Free Envirnomental ArtWalk starting at macFAB home store -(755 Queen St E), tour various businesses along Queen St East.Finishing at Studio 756  (756 Queen E) where you can meet several of the artists.  Environmental themed exhibits from the Artist Network - Walk led by Artist Network

8:30 - 9:30 pm (Earth Hour) - Free Yoga by Candlelight at energyXchange - 698 Queen St E.  Spend Earth hour doing your mind and body good at the Free Yoga Class - by Candlelight.  Thanks to the team at energyXchange for opening up your studio.

Candle Light Yoga

7:45 – 9:30pm Earth Hour Outdoor Concert - Street Level at Queen &  Saulter - just outside the Ralph Thornton Centre at 765 Queen St East.  The GLO Show Choir from the Etobicoke School of the Arts will kick off the evening, followed by special appearances from David Miller, President and CEO of WWF-Canada, the WWF Panda mascot and more. The lights off countdown will take place at 8:30pm, when the Lucas Stagg Band will perform the Earth Hour Anthem. Bring your family and friends and don’t forget your lantern and reusable mug (free refreshments!).

 

PROMOTIONS AND ACTIVITES BY RIVERSIDE BUSINESSES:

In addition to the above activites, here are some of the promotions happening in Riverside on March 29th


Belly Dancing - while Balancing Candles at Tabule Middle Eastern Cuisine  Across the from the Earth Hour Mainstage is Tabule Middle Eastern Cuisine at 810 Queen E.  Before, During and After Earth Hour experience their award winning service and cuisine.  Starting at 8:30pm entertainment will include Belly  Dancing, while balancing Candles!

Free Shave and Shoulder Massage - for customer's visiting Broadview Beauty Shop.  Pop in an meet George the Barber, who has been servicing customers on Queen St E for 50 years.  George is an iconic figure in Riverside - he is often showcased in movies and TV shows looking for a "good oldfashioned barber".  To be eligible for your free Shave and Shoulder Massage, mention you saw this Earth Hour promotion on-line. 

Extended Shopping hours (until Earth Hour 8:30pm)  at Olive & Olives  -  just 2 doors East of the Earth Hour Mainstage - visit this much sought after purveyor of artisan olive oil, olives, manuka honey, exotic spices and more.

12 x $12 Promotion In-Store at Mary MacLeod's Shortbread 639 Queen St E   12 shortbread cookies for $12, with $1 going to Evergreen Charity promoting Green Cities.

Brunch service with Children under-10 Eat Free Promotion at Prohibition Gastrohouse - during the day of Mar 29th at 696 Queen St E

 

Earth Friendly Cup Give-away from Pulp Kitchen (717 Queen E) during the day

and more  Earth Hour Promotions from:

Ansibin Pub (SW corner of Queen & Broadview) - Earth Hour specials with dimmed lights

Burger Shoppe  (688 Queen E)- watch for details on a  special Earth Burger - created by just for the event!

PicNik Wine Bar  (747 Queen E)- Earth Hour specials while the lights are dimmed

Butchers of Distinction - (738 Queen E) - will dim their lights in the evening and feature their always earth friendly local sourced superior meats.

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Have questions about Join WWF-Canada for Earth Hour celebrations in Riverside on Sat, March 29th? Contact Riverside Toronto: Between the DVP and Queen Street Bridge and Empire Eve Along Queen Street East

When & Where


Several Locations near Queen E & Broadview, Main Stage at Ralph Thornton Center
765 Queen St E
Toronto, ON M4M 1H6
Canada

Saturday, 29 March 2014 from 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)


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Riverside Toronto: Between the DVP and Queen Street Bridge and Empire Eve Along Queen Street East

  • Riverside, although known for its heritage buildings, award-winning restaurants, and the street that inspired the cult classic Degrassi TV series, Riverside’s secret also lies in its artisans and community builders of many sorts in Toronto’s east end. Historic Riverside is located on Queen Street East from the DVP to Empire Ave is a well-established contemporary commercial district with strong historical ties.
  • Riverside has evolved from a local city centre to a destination for urbanites who love balanced, connected and engaging business.
  • Riverside’s  emerging loft communities on Broadview and the arrival of  home design and fashion boutiques and cafes on Queen have made the Riverside an exciting shopping and business destination. Exclusive home decor shops, alluring art galleries and charming dining options for all palates.
  • Riverside, Explore over 4 acres of parks in down town Toronto, visit our 2  community centres and the best branch of the Toronto Public Library or take in an indie concert at The Opera House.  Make sure you walk on world famous Degrassi Street.   Shop, dine, play...discover a genuine neighborhood in Toronto’s East End. 
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