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Lights out at Earth Hour!

The Vernal Equinox falls on Sunday, March 20, at 12:30 a.m. But on Saturday, March 19, at 8:30 p.m., it's Earth Hour, from 8:30 to 9:30. Turn off lights, step out, and look up!

Egremont — Contrary to my childhood memories, Spring doesn’t always start on March 21st. This year, the Vernal Equinox actually starts (on the east coast anyway) around midnight on Sunday, March 20th — 12:30 a.m. But on Saturday, March 19, millions of people, businesses, and landmarks around the world — including the Empire State Building! — will celebrate Earth Hour by turning out the lights precisely at 8:30 p.m. local time, for an hour.

So put on your dancing shoes. With an almost full moon up above, and lights out, this should make for a great party night for Pan and the Spring fairies.

“A little madness in the Spring, 

Is wholesome even for the King…” 

Thank you Emily Dickinson!

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