On Monday, August 21st, for the first time in 72 years, a Total Solar Eclipse will be visible in North America. Lakewood and Littleton will not be in the path of totality, but we will be pretty close!
🌑 What is the Total Solar Eclipse?
🌑 What will we be able to see from our neighborhood?
- Here is a link to put in your zip code to check times and just how much you will see: HERE
🌑 What time will the eclipse occur?
- Enter your zip code to find out your times HERE
🌑 Where can we find solar eclipse glasses?
- Solar Eclipse Glasses are OUT OF STOCK at ALL Denver Public Library and ALL Jeffco Public Library locations.
- Arapahoe Public Libraries each have a very limited supply that will be available when the libraries open on Saturday, August 19. Libraries are expected to run out of the glasses within minutes of opening.
- A list of Reputable Vendors of Solar Filters & Viewers
- How can you tell if your solar eclipse glasses are safe?
🌑 Can't find glasses?
- Check out other options for viewing the eclipse!
🌑 What eclipse events are occurring in our community?
- ENGLEWOOD - Totally Eclipsed (All ages) @ Englewood Public Library August 17 @ 4:00 PM
- DENVER - The Great American Eclipse 2017 @ Denver Museum of Nature & Science, August 21 @ 9:00 AM
- DENVER - Solar Eclipse Viewing with two telescopes @ Community College of Denver Auraria Campus, August 21 @ 10:00 AM
- DENVER - Regis University Viewing Party @ Regis University North Boettcher Commons, August 21 @ 10:15 AM
- DENVER - Solar Eclipse Viewing @ Downtown Aquarium August 21 @ 1:00 PM
- LITTLETON - Eclipse Viewing Party @ Tavern Littleton, August 21 @ 11:00 AM
- LITTLETON - Total Eclipse Viewing @ South Platte Park August 21 @ 10:00 AM
- LITTLETON - See The Great American Solar Eclipse @ Columbine Library August 21 @ 9:00 AM
- LITTLETON - The Solar Eclipse @ Deer Creek Canyon Park August 21 @11:30 AM
- LAKEWOOD - Total Solar Eclipse Viewing @ Bear Creek Lake Park August 21 @ 10:30 AM
- LAKEWOOD - See The Great American Solar Eclipse @ Lakewood Library August 21 @ 10:30 AM
- LAKEWOOD - See The Great American Solar Eclipse @ Belmar Library August 21 @ 10:30 AM
- LAKEWOOD - Eclipse Viewing Party @ Red Rocks Community College (Lakewood Campus) August 21 @ 10:00 AM
🌑 What are some educational resources related to the eclipse?
- Free lesson plans online
- Homeschool Activities to download Free
- Nasa Free Eclipse Downloads
- Nasa Free Streaming Site
- Free 2D/3D Printable Pinhole Projectors Download Link
- Nasa Free Activities Kit Download PDF
- Huge List Eclipse 2017 Resources and Activities for Interpreters
- "Hey Moon, You're Blocking My Sun" - Free online book for kids
- Why are scientists so excited about this solar eclipse?
- Fun Facts About the Solar Eclipse for Kids
- Make Your Own Moon Dust!
🌑 Printables to Celebrate the Big Day:
- Solar Eclipse Memory Coloring Page By Skip To My Lou. Click HERE.
- Celebrate the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse with Space Racers. They are offering digital downloads of the eclipse map, viewing guide, and FAQ free of charge. Download HERE.
- Get the NASA Eclipse Fact Sheet HERE.
No matter where you are during this once-in-a-lifetime event, be sure to check out your local parks and libraries for a fun, exciting, family-friendly way to celebrate the day.