/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo-Op - EARTH HOUR/

The Ontario Science Centre is celebrating Earth Hour with an evening of free events from 8 - 10 pm in TELUSCAPE, just outside the Main Entrance.

TORONTO, March 25 /CNW/ -


    Lights out for the love of the planet! Get energized with the TVOKids and
    their Don't Sit Still live stage show and hear the debut of their new
    song "Turn Off The Lights". Observe the Moon, Saturn and Mars through
    high-powered telescopes*. Heat up the night with Canada's first
    bicycle-powered dance party, featuring Mr. Something Something. Generate
    some rhythm and join in a drumming circle with First Nations performer
    Shannon Thunderbird. Try out some human-powered technologies designed to
    assist developing countries, courtesy of Engineers Without Borders.
    Ignite your curiosity with eco-exhibits, alternative-energy activities
    and more.
    * weather permitting.

    WHEN:     Saturday March 27, 2010
              8:00pm to 10:00pm (lights out from 8:30pm to 9:30pm)

              -  8:00pm TVOKids takes the stage
              -  8:30pm Lights Off and Mr. Something Something takes the
              -  9:20pm First Star Count
              -  9:30 Lights On and Shannon Thunderbird takes the stage
              -  10:00 Second Star Count

    WHERE:    Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road, TELUSCAPE outside

    WHO:      Sara Poirier, Astronomy Expert, Ontario Science Centre

SOURCE Ontario Science Centre

For further information: For further information: Media contact: Ellen Flowers, Media Relations Officer, ellen.flowers@osc.on.ca OR (416) 696-3154, Day of Event CELL: (416) 771-2614

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