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March 11, 2019, 10:08 am

Township of Langley All Aglow for Earth Hour

Township of Langley

LANGLEY - On Saturday, March 30, the Township of Langley will join the fight against climate change by turning off non-essential lights in select facilities between 8:30 and 9:30pm as part of Earth Hour . Organized by the World Wildlife Fund , Earth Hour is an annual global effort designed to make a difference for the planet.

Throughout the year, the Township takes an active role in combating climate change. Through transportation, waste management, water conservation, and sustainable energy initiatives, the Township of Langley strives to act as a leader in environmental sustainability. Celebrating Earth Hour helps spark local interest and conversations in climate change, energy reduction, and environmental conservation.

Glow-in-the-Dark Swim

To bring a little family fun to Earth Hour celebrations, the Township is hosting the first-ever glow-in-the-dark swim at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre. When the overhead lights go out, staff will break out the glow sticks, set up glow-in-the-dark games, and unleash glowing toys. By turning out the lights for an hour on a Saturday night, children, youth, and event-goers of all ages will help conserve electricity and protect the environment in an exciting learning experience.

Date: Saturday, March 30
Time: 8:30 – 9:30pm
Place: Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre
Address: 27032 Fraser Highway

Regular admission rates apply. No need to register – the glow-in-the-dark swim is a drop-in event.

Can’t make the swim?

If you’re unable to attend the swim, celebrating Earth Hour at home is easy. Go stargazing, read a book by candlelight, or simply turn off the lights and call it a night! Visit for more ideas to celebrate Earth Hour on March 30 – and all year long.

The Township’s participation in Earth Hour will not affect the operation of public facilities that will be open at that time. Lights required for security, parking, or safety will remain on, but will be dimmed or reduced if possible.

Engineering Division

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