Shenzhen's First-Ever Earth Hour Event!
Saturday, March 29
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Lianhuashan ("Lotus Hill") Park
FOOD! GAMES! MUSIC! SPEAKERS! DISCUSSION!
Come join us as we celebrate Earth Hour, a global event to show that the people of the world care about the future of the planet
6:00-7:00: Picnic and Informal Games
Bring enough food and drink for two people, a groundsheet (towel, blanket) to sit on, some mosquito protection, and a ball, Frisbee, or other sports equipment.
7:00-7:30: Cooperation Games
Come learn why it's better to cooperate than compete!
7:30-8:00 A Musical Interlude
Local troubadour Dave Seymour will treat us to an unplugged concert
Earth Hour begins at 8:00. From 8:00-9:00 we will ask all participants to turn off their electronic devices (that includes phones!)
8:00-8:30 Distinguished Speakers on Eco-Awareness
Come hear Harry Walker, 2005 winner of the first-ever Residents' Environmental Protection Award, and Al from Freecycle Shenzhen, as they share some tips for being more "eco-conscious" in Shenzhen
8:30-9:00 Open Discussion on Eco-Awareness
We will ask YOU for further tips on being eco-friendly in Shenzhen's environment
MORE ABOUT THE LOCATION:
Lianhuashan ("Lotus Hill") Park is located north of Shenzhen's City Hall. The gate is at the north end of Yitian Lu, where it meets Hongli Lu. You can easily walk there from Exit C of Shaoniangong Metro Station on Line 4. Visit http://shenzhenbuzz.com/lianhuashan_park
MORE ABOUT EARTH HOUR:
At 8pm on March 29, 2008, cities across the world will turn off their lights for just one hour – Earth Hour™ – to show that it's possible to take action on global warming. Switching off is a simple action that can make a difference and it sends a powerful message that the people of the world care about the future of the planet.
We need you to help us make it happen.
What can you do?
1. Sign up to Earth Hour by visiting www.earthhour.org and commit to turning off your lights on March 29 from 8pm to 9pm.
2. Join us at Lianhuashan Park for Shenzhen's FIRST Earth Hour celebration. details below.
3. Before you leave home, take appliances off standby; unplug any appliances – mobile phone charger, TV, microwave, MP3 player, computer monitor, printer – that are not being used and are on standby. Appliances left on standby account for up to 10% of the average household's electricity use.
4. Spread the word about Earth Hour and involve your friends, family and workmates. Get them to make the commitment at www.earthhour.org to turn off their lights at 8pm Saturday. And bring them to the celebration!
EARTH HOUR 深圳站： 拯救地球，从1小时做起
3月29日晚上6点~9点，无论你是个人还是企业，无论你在家中还是公司，无论你身在世界的何处，我们邀请您熄灭电灯和关掉一切不需要的电器1小时，只需要1小时，这一小时在全世界的共同名字是 "Earth hour"，它来自非营利的环保组织，旨在提高人们的环保意识，为节约地球资源尽点棉力。
如果你在深圳，可以关掉电灯，走出家门，来到莲花山公园，在那里我们邀请了Mr.Harry Walker(深圳著名环保主义学者)和Mr.Al (Freecycle Shenzhen）等发表演说；音乐由Dave(来自华强北Casablanca酒吧)为我们倾情演绎。