Around the globe, millions of people, businesses, and landmarks set aside an hour to switch off the lights, host events and make noise for climate change action. This year Earth Hour is at 8:30pm on 25 March 2017. You can read more about the global movement here. It is also a perfect opportunity to teach kids about environment and give them a concrete idea of what a global movement means and how it can raise awareness.

Here are some events taking place here in KL to mark Earth Hour 2017:

WWF-Malaysia

WWF’s Earth Hour Night Walks are happening in Melaka, Penang and PJ. Registration is already closed for these events, but everyone is welcome to join in – walk packs comprising a T-shirt and medal are no longer available for purchase.

Melaka
Date: Saturday, 18 and Sunday, 19 March 2017
Time: 11:00am to 9:00pm
Location: Ground Floor (in front of Poh Kong), Mahkota Parade Shopping Centre

Penang
Date: Saturday, 18 and Sunday, 19 March 2017
Time: 1o:00am to 6:00pm
Location: 8th Floor, 1st Avenue Mall

Petaling Jaya
Date: Saturday, 18 and Sunday, 19 March 2017
Time: 11:00am to 6:00pm
Location: Near the information counter, Ground Floor, The Starling Mall

Planetarium Negara

 
Earth Hour with celebrities like Dennis Yin, Amber Chia, Jazel Lim and Shawn Lee at the School by Jaya One! Ever wondered how the Wayang Kulit works? A very special Fusion Wayang Kulit Showcase will take place at the School.

Art For Grabs: Fifty Shades of Green

Art For Grabs goes green in support of Earth Hour.
Art & Activism Bazaar
Sat 25 & Sun 26 Mar 2017, 12pm – 8pm daily
The School, Ground Floor, Jaya One,
Ps. No plastic bags provided. Bring your own bags. Or buy a nice one here!

Publika Eco Month & MAPFest run eco workshops where green beginners will learn sustainable behaviours and practices. The workshops will be led by inspiring environmental NGOs, social enterprises as well as community groups and range from designing a shopping bag to making your solar lamps.

Eco Month is a platform for Malaysians to engage and participate in various sustainable activities, such as Green Market, Get Organic Market (G.O. Market), Eco Workshops and Film Screening.

WORKSHOP DATES:
18th, 19th, 25th and 26th March

Earth Hour ‘Blackout’ Beach BBQ at Sunway Lagoon

Celebrating the Earth Hour Movement with performances, food, and much more – first ever BLACKOUT BBQ set on Sunway Lagoon’s Surf Beach! RM360 for 4 personsDate: 25 March 2017
Time: 7:30pm to 11:30pmEntry via Sunway Lagoon Surf Beach Entrance

Resort World Genting

 An array of eco-friendly programmes on 25th March. From 8:30pm to 9:30pm, join hundreds of millions across the globe to be part of an annual climate action, the Earth Hour. To conserve energy, we will be switching off lights at several areas. Check the Facebook page for more details to come.

12:00pm – 8:00pm Eco Themed Arts & Crafts

7:30pm – 9:30pm Clown, Juggler, Street Magician
8:00pm – 8:30pm Eco Fashionista
8:30pm – 9:00pm LED Lion Dance
9:00pm – 9:15pm Street Dance Performance
9:15pm – 9:30pm Fire Eater Showcase

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