Eclipse on the River

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Date(s) - 08/21/2017
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Clat Adams Park

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The Eclipse on the River will be held on Monday, August 21st from 11:00am – 1:30pm  to view the Solar Eclipse at Clat Adams Park.  The maximum viewing time is 1:14pm with the ending near 2:40.  The free event is free and open to the public on Quincy’s Riverfront.  The schedule of events includes: music by Rodney Hart and Friends at 11:30, 12pm Moon Child Yoga & Meditation by Mahala of the NEW Bodhi Tree Studio and 12:30 Talk and Healing Meditation.  Live Stream of the Eclipse via NASA Edge Megacast.  Free Eclipse Viewing glasses to the first 100 people courtesy of Potter & Vaughn.  Quincy Medical Group also has glasses while supplies last.  Arts Quincy, make your own solar eclipse-themed rock as part of the Q-Rocks project and the Quincy Art Center will be on hand with Eclipse Viewing Pin Hole Projects.  Food provided by the Butcher Block or bring your own lunch or dine at one of the riverfront eateries.  Enjoy this once in a lifetime event with friends old and new.  Amtrak and the Quincy Area CVB will provide a complimentary shuttle for anyone coming in on the noon Amtrak train.  The shuttle and tour guide will run from 12-5pm from Quincy’s depot to the riverfront event allowing time for downtown shopping for the day and offering visitors transportation back to the depot for the 5:15 train to Chicago.  For more information on the shuttle or bike route from the Amtrak Station to the riverfront contact the Bureau at 1-800-978-4748.

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