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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party – Cranford
August 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
Don’t miss the celestial event of the year! Join us for a solar eclipse viewing party on August 21. People of all ages are welcome to join us at Sherman Park (down the street from the library, on Lincoln Ave.) from 1:00-3:00 p.m. as we view the eclipse! Protective eye-wear will be provided, courtesy of STAR_Net, while supplies last.
Registration is not required, all are welcome.
New Jersey will experience a partial solar eclipse with about 75 percent sunlight blockage, which should peak at about 2:40 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, and anything else they might need to be comfortable!
To learn about other solar eclipse events in New Jersey, please visit this article, Where to Watch The Solar Eclipse in New Jersey.