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10 things to do in Toronto for Earth Hour

The Toronto city skyline is pictured moments after the start of Earth Hour on March 26, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

What better way to spend a Saturday night in Toronto than taking a stroll with a lantern under a moonlit sky?

During Earth Hour you can do just that.

People across the globe will turn the switch off on their lights to create positive climate change. The darkness will fall across the city for one hour starting at 8:30 p.m.

Here are a few of the Earth Hour events taking place across Toronto and the GTA:

Mill St. Brewery is going lights out
21 Tank House Lane, Toronto
Join them in keeping the beer flowing with their candlelit party that joins the community together to listen to live acoustic performances.

Candlelight walk along Roncy
Roncesvalles Village, Toronto
Local residents walk along the commercial district with candles to see art installations, acoustic music and even a flash mob. The group will meet at 2201 Dundas Street West.

Echo Women’s Choir Candlelit Concert
Church of the Holy Trinity, Toronto
A Juno nominated singer-songwriter will be making an appearance and there will also be wine tasting.

Lambton House Earth Walk
4066 Old Dundas Street
Walk along the Humber River with your flashlight, lantern or candle and then return to the historic site where a guide will tell you the stories of the old inn.

U of T Astro Tour
University of Toronto, Earth Sciences Room
This is as close as you will get to star gazing in Toronto. This Earth Hour event includes planetarium shows, telescopes, and astronomy activities.

Earth Hour Lights Out
Kew Gardens
Enjoy the darkness through Earth Hour by listen to music, dancing under the stars or watching the paper lanterns soar into the sky.

Candlelight Mystery Dinner
Across U-Hub, Markham
Tic-Tac-Toronto is hosting a dinner party where one very important ingredient goes missing. This Earth Hour dinner will require the quests to try and solve the mystery in order to eat the meal.

Eritrean Dinner by Candlelight
812 Bloor St. West, Toronto
Pero Restaurant and Lounge will turn off the lights to celebrate Earth Hour for the evening.

Candlelight Yoga Class
1560 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Get your stretch on with a candlelit yoga class.

Green 13’s 7th annual Candlelight walk
Bloor Street West, Toronto
After you power off your lights, take a stroll along Bloor Street West starting at Alex Ling Foundation. Make sure to bring your own candle or lantern.

You can check out all the other Earth Hour events going on across the globe on the World Wide Fund for Nature website.

WWF posted this video to get people ready to power off this Saturday.