Join The Post and Courier, theBEND and the City of North Charleston for an out of this world Total Solar Eclipse viewing experience!
Monday, August 21, 2017
12 - 4 p.m.
3775 Azalea Drive
North Charleston 29405
This free event offers fun for the whole family. We will be offering free glasses to ensure a safe viewing of the Total Solar Eclipse.
Lowcountry STEM Collaborative will provide interactive activities throughout the event that encourage higher leveling thinking for children. Guests will also enjoy live entertainment from Grammy Award Winner Secret Agent 23 Skidoo. Boeing will be supporting the event with 3D displays, paper airplane building projects and a live demonstration of the trebuchet. WINGS for Kids will be offering a Solar Snack Store.
Bring chairs and blankets for comfortable viewing, but please no coolers or pets.
The eclipse is happening in:
Free parking is available at the Jenkins Institute for Children at 3923 Azalea Drive, The Church of Christ at 3950 Azalea Drive and at the park at Wye Lane and Ferrara Drive with shuttle to the event.
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