NOTE: The SL Parade has placed prizes all over its Headquarters in celebration of Etopia’s Earth Day. Aligning ourselves with not only Etopia, but with Whole Brain Health, Nonprofit Commons, and Center Ground; The SL Parade has opened it’s virtual doors for you to not only take a look around, but to claim your prize! To acquire a clue to find YOUR prize, please read this entire announcement, then pay a visit to The SL Parade’s Headquarters!
Etopia’s Earth Day celebration this year is a multi-sim event. Etopia has partnered with Whole Brain Health, Nonprofit Commons, and Center Ground to bring you a variety of workshops, tours, music, and film.
Enjoy the festivities and Thank you for 10 fabulous years!!
******** Schedule of Events ***********
**** THURSDAY 4/20
7pm SLT: Earth Day Kickoff Party with DJ Dani.
8:30am SLT: Showing of the film “Before The Flood” followed by discussion. Before The Flood looks at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet. This event will be held at the Nonprofit Commons Ampitheater.
11:30am SLT: Bridging Worlds – The Etopia Experience (Namaara MacMoragh) Presentation will share how Etopia bridges the Second Life experience with real world application of sustainable living ideas, works to raise awareness about the impact of climate change, and how collaborations with other Second Life communities benefits everyone.
2pm SLT: Tour & Discussion of The Importance of Wetlands and Marine Life. Meet at Etopia Quest to explore the wetlands and marine life of Etopia with a discussion of the impact of climate change on this fragile ecosystem.
6pm SLT (tentative): Showing of the film “Before The Flood” followed by discussion. Before The Flood looks at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet. This event will be held at the Bayview Ampitheater.
Friday Sister Sim Events You Don’t Want To Miss …
10am SLT: Sunvibes Workshop on Inspiration Island – Join the folks at Whole Brain Health on Inspiration Island for a musical journey from country to country. What better way to appreciate other cultures than our own than by listening to tunes from around the world?
9am SLT: Bamboo Bike Tour of Etopia Island with Namaara MacMoragh. Learn more about some of the most popular spots on Etopia and discover some of our hidden treasures. Join Nam as she shares the story and the fun of Etopia.
11am SLT: Climate Change Game with Marly Milena at the Climate Change Platform on Inspiration Island. This symbolic modeling exercise explores various perspectives on climate change with a discussion on how we can use this experience to foster dialogue, sharing of information, and raising awareness of this issue.
LIVE Music At KATJA’s
** 12pm SLT – The Vinnie Show
** 1pm SLT – Max Kleene
** pm SLT – Torben Asp
** 3pm SLT – Phemie Alcott
2pm SLT: Earth Day Open Mic- come share your writing: fiction, non fiction, poetry, essays about what inspires you about the Earth. life, climate change, and sustainablity. It can be your original writing or the writing of your favorite author. You can read yourself, have someone else read for you or just come to listen. Join Bhelanna Blaze & Namaara MacMoragh at the Etopia Ampitheater.
5pm SLT: Fighting Climate Change with Permaculture. Join fate Paule as she shares her experiences creating a permaculture lifestyle and how this approach can make a difference in our daily life while creating positive change for the future.
10am to 10pm SLT: A Celebration of Music at Center Ground from featuring an array of DJ’s. Not attending a discussion or taking a tour? Be sure to stop by Center Ground for fun, friends, and great music.
**** SUNDAY 4/23
11am SLT: Sustainability Sunday – Topic is Value of Earth Day Awareness (does it change behavior? how can we increase impact, reach, etc?)
Sunday Sister Sim Events You Don’t Want To Miss —
9:30am SLT: Meditation at Inspiration Island with Dani Ballinger. Everyone interested in meditation is welcome at the Whole Brain Health Meditation Group. This intro is filled with instruction for beginners and interactive discussion. It’s a wonderful opportunity to contemplate our relationship to our mother earth today.
*** Other Activities ***
- 10th Anniversary Birthday Hunt (20 April – 30 April)
- Guided Walking Tour of Etopia Island
- Guided Tours (Balloon Prime, Eagle Mtn, Dragon Surprise)
SL Parade’s Earth Day Clue (for the hunt):
Way in the forest deep,
the gift is deeply hidden,
look toward the ground, as it is tightly wrapped
Once found, it is yours to keep
Please pay a visit to the SL Parade Headquarters to claim your prizes!