Earth Hour Miami 2009

Coconut Grove Area

Event: Next-In-Line-Young Professionals networking event
Date: March 25 Wednesday
Time: 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Cabana One Mayfair Hotel, 3000 Florida Avenue, Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Summary: NEXT IN LINE is a one-of-a-kind networking organization comprised of successful young professionals. NEXT IN LINE works not only to build business relationships for its members, but to educate them on pertinent issues in the community. The goal is to create a unique networking group made up of South Florida’s next generation of community pillars. This philosophy is what makes NIL especially distinctive. Join us this month as we support Earth Hour, a united global movement to take a stand for the environment. Special Guest Speaker: Violette Sproul, Chair; Miami Earth Hour. Members Free; Non-Members $10; Guests of Earth Hour Free
Sponsors: Cabana One and Chivas Regal
Contact: Sasha Dolgicer,

Event: MiaSci Networker at Miami Science Museum
Date: March 26 Thursday
Time: 6:00 – 10:00p.m.
Location: Miami Science Museum
Summary: MARCH’S EVENT IS DEDICATED TO GOING GREEN… Join us as we celebrate EARTH HOUR, our planet and learn about ways to help conserve it. Also check out what others are doing as they contribute their part to this global effort. The young professionals @MiaSci are also celebrating the WINTER MUSIC CONFERENCE 2009. Enjoy MUSIC FOR YOUR LISTENING AND DANCING PLEASURE BY EP and SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY Recording Artists FANCY ME YET…
Sponsors: Bovis Lend/Lease, Baker Concrete Construction, Miami Goin’ Green, Polar Beer, Monster, Department M, EP Entertainment, New Theater, City of Miami and Mack Planet
Contact: Adriana Villar, or call 305-646-4405

Event: Chamber Green Luncheon at Sonesta Hotel
Date: March 27 Friday
Time: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: The Sonesta Hotel in the Grove
Summary: Featured speakers Edith McClintock of Dream in Green Foundation and Robert Ruano, City of Miami’s Director of Sustainable Initiatives, Noel Gourmelen, PhD student at Geodesy Laboratory, Division of Marine Geology and Geophysics, UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, just back from a project in Antarctica, with a fantastic slide presentation, and Frank Couzo, Sales & Marketing Director of Sonesta, the first green hotel in the Grove. Featuring the Wines of the sustainable local winery, Schnebley.
Contact: Richard Issa, or visit

Event: Miami Science Museum – Earth Hour Family Celebration
Date: March 28 Saturday
Time: 11:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: The Miami Science Museum
Summary: An array of environmentally-friendly activities for the entire family, including: lectures on eco-friendly architecture and Florida’s wildlife, native tree informational activities and landscaping, human food chain game and energy conservation activities, what are solar cookers? and their use, and much more! Check Globe@Night in the Planetarium – a cool activity that will let you see the stars. Literally! Also, the Museum’s new exhibit, Megalodon: The Largest Shark That Ever Lived! Is now open! All activities are included with regular admission price.
Contact: Adriana Villar, or call 305-646-4405

Event: Bike the Grove Bike Rack
Date: March 28 Saturday
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Bookstore in the Grove
Summary: An inauguration in front of Bookstore in the Grove. (4 – 6 p.m.) Biking enthusiasts are encouraged to attend (and then stick around for Earth Hour). About 200 cyclists expected.
Contact: Laura Molina,

Event: Grove Chamber’s Dinner & a Movie series at Arts & Minds Center
Date: March 28 Saturday
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: 3138 Commodore Plaza
Summary: Candlelight dinner on the terrace at Al Fresco Restaurant, with an outdoor screening of Al Gore’s award winning documentary, “An Inconvenient Truth”.

Event: CocoWalk Earth Hour Celebration
Date: March 28 Saturday
Time: TBD
Location: Coco Walk in the Grove
Summary: at restaurants and shops: screening of new version of Day the Earth Stood Still on outdoor screen
Contact: Cynthia Bettner,

Event: GreenStreet Cafe switches off for Earth Hour
Date: March 28 Saturday
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Location: 3110 Commodore Plaza
Summary: Join Greenstreet Café as they participate in “lights off and switch to acoustic music”. During Earth Hour, enjoy their drink menu at ½ price of their regular price in honor of the climate change movement.
Contact: Sylvano Bignon, proprietor, or 305-444-0244

Wynwood/Design District Area

Event: Eco-mmunities ™ Earth Hour Event-Wynwood/Design District Gallery Walk
Date: March 14th Saturday
Time: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Sieden Space 2501 Northwest 2nd Avenue, Miami, Florida USA, 33127
Summary: Green Art USA will show a preview of its upcoming conceptual art installation for 2009 titled Eco-mmunities ™ , representing the undeniable connection between humanity and what we as humans can do to help save our planet. Displayed as one, these two very important components have a meaningful message to deliver to those who capture the human beauty wearing accessories made of recycled materials following our mission statement “more art, less waste”. We will create art pieces as accessories to be displayed in re-used mannequins from different recycled materials saving them from going onto the landfill, with the purpose of reducing the negative impacts in the environment threatening the survival of humans and other living species. The art pieces will be designed by Green Art USA artists: Mickey Dobovan, Nohan Mancia, Thania Aguirre, Alexis Rodriguez and Luis Valenzuela. Jorge Parra photographer also green art USA member will be presenting his campaign “Change 10”, the concept behind it is to showcase how easy it is for everyone to actively engage in helping the sustainability of our future life by doing very small efforts.
Sponsors: Miami New Times
Contact: Susie Glass,

Key Biscayne

Event: Earth Hour @ Biscayne Nature Center
Date: March 28 Saturday
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Park
Key Biscayne, FL 33149. Please use the North Beach entrance of Crandon Park to access the Nature Center.
Summary: Come celebrate Earth Hour with a Coastal Ecology program along the beach in Key Biscayne. The Coastal Ecology program will provide you with a broad background on all the South Florida ecosystems that exist within the Bear Cut Nature Preserve on Key Biscayne. The participants will learn about the history of the barrier island of Key Biscayne, plus how every ecosystem is connected, and how people impact the environment. Activities include a beach and hammock walk, a butterfly exploration in our garden, a walk through the mangroves, and a visit to our exhibit room which houses the various marine animals in the sea grass beds off the Bear Cut Preserve. The Cost is Free, but there is a $5 parking fee to enter Crandon Park
Sponsors: Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center. Islander News, Key Biscayne Magazine
Contact/Reservations: (Space is limited so reserve your spot early by calling the reservation desk at 305.361.6767. Claudia Succar,

Event: Earth Man count down to Earth Hour concert
Date: March 28 Saturday
Time: 7:30 – 9:30 (TBD)
Location: Key Biscayne Village Green
Summary: Enjoy award winning musician Earth Man as he counts down the minutes by playing his world renowned tunes in celebration of Earth Hour.
Sponsors: Islander News, Key Biscayne Magazine, Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce, Green Committee of Key Biscayne
Contact: Irene Morales,

Miami Beach Area

Event: Earth Hour Celebration at MCM
Date: March 28 Saturday
Time: 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Miami Children’s Museum 980 Mac Arthur Causeway, Miami Fl 33132
Summary: The Museum will feature Earth Hour Activities through the event.
Contact: Danielle Black,

Downtown/Brickell Area

Event: Generation Engage’s Project Switch & Save
Date: March 27 Friday
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: MDCC North Campus outside Lehman Theater
Summary: Showcase Generation Engage Project Switch & Save video, website, marketing materials and speech by an Ambassador about the project. Band and food will be provided
Contact: Ali Ingersoll,

Event: A Night Under the Brickell Stars
Date: March 28 Saturday
Time: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Mary Brickell Village
Summary: Come and enjoy an intimate dining experience at one of our many fine restaurants and shopping while relished in soothing music under the Earth Hour Stars
Sponsors: Electron Solar Energy, Yahoo Latin America, Brickell Magazine
Contact: Cecilia Maldonado,

Event: Ultra Music Festival
Date: March 28 Saturday
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Bicentennial Park 301 North Biscayne Boulevard Miami, Florida 33132
Summary: Stop by the Earth Hour booth at the UMF event.
Sponsors: Generation Engage, Metro 1 Properties
Contact: Heather Read,

Event: Earth Hour on the Rooftop
Date: March 28 Saturday
Time: 8:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Location: MDCC Wolfson Campus on rooftop of building 3, 5th floor
Summary: Showcase Generation Engage Project Switch & Save video, website, marketing materials and speech by an Ambassador about the project. Band and food will be provided
Contact: Ali Ingersoll,

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