Inner West Council celebrates Earth Hour

Inner West Council will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Earth Hour with a series of special events.

For Earth Hour, Saturday 25 March, inner west residents can dance like no one’s watching, tour an innovative social housing block, and have a free drink from Young Henry’s.

No Lights No Lycra 

 In Balmain, at No Lights No Lycra, attendees will be dancing in the dark to an hour of party tunes.

No Lights No Lycra is a one-hour dance party at Balmain Town Hall. The session is held in complete darkness.

The event is free and is sponsored by Inner West Council and City of Canada Bay Council.

To find out more about No Lights No Lycra, go to

Earth Hour @ STUCCO

 Meanwhile in Newtown, the Green Living Centre will host a tour of STUCCO, the social housing apartment block in Newtown, which became one of the first multi-dwelling buildings in Australia to install a shared solar and battery storage system.

STUCCO provides affordable housing for students. The building now boasts a solar and battery storage system that allows for renewable and affordable energy for each individual apartment.

The special Earth Hour event commences with a tour of the cooperative's innovative energy setup which celebrates community, environment and social consciousness.

The, at ‘Earth Hour’ (8.30pm), the solar powered lights and will be turned off and Earth Hour will be toasted with a drink from Young Henry's, the popular brewery housed in an industrial warehouse space in Newtown.

Green Living Centre’s Earth Hour @ STUCCO event is also free, but bookings are essential at

The Green Living Centre is a joint initiative between the City of Sydney and Inner West Council as part of an ongoing commitment to support sustainable environments.

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