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SEAC Total Eclipse of the Park

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Free

Our celebration will be one that explores what life is like for people who experience life in darkness for more than just 4 minutes. Millions of people experience partial or total occlusion everyday. We will have hands-on events such as light sound box interpreting, tactile exhibits, space science experts, audio darts, tandem biking, guide training, beep baseball, tactile map-building, audio description, free tax preparation & 3D printing. People of all abilities are welcome. It is a free event with food and musical entertainment. Ample handicap bathrooms and parking available. Indoor and outdoor events. Nationally broadcast live audio interpretation. Tax, prescription, entertainment, and medical research resources available. Exclusive Eclipse viewing tent opportunity. Free viewing glasses.

What: Historic total solar eclipse viewing party in partnership with SEAC, RMSC, X-Cats team 191 &
Wilson Magnet High School
When: Monday April 8th, 1pm-6pm
Where: Genesee Valley Field House Lodge, 1316 Genesee St, Rochester, NY 14611
Come for the Eclipse and stay for the face painting, DJ and live music, kids’ crafts, food and drink available from Terry’s BBQ, El Kapitan, and more!

Be inclusive for the occlusion!

Four minutes of totality can be more than a once-in-a-lifetime event – Millions of people
experience partial or total occlusion every day! Whether you are someone living with vision loss
or want to learn and experience what blindness looks like, you are welcome.

Enjoy immersive interactive stations like:

  • Audio Darts
  • Tandem Biking
  • Guide Training
  • Beep Baseball
  • Robot Demos
  • Wilson High School Band
  • Tactile Map Building
  • Audio Description of The Eclipse
  • Free Tax Preparation
  • 3D Printing
  • Kids Crafts and Games

 

The lodge is located on a one-way side street. You can park either in the road or in the
parking lot available to the lodge on the right. Accessible parking will be provided there.

Details

Date:
April 8
Time:
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

SEAC
Phone
(585) 721-2624
Email
kirstyn@seacrochester.org
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Other

Max Attendance (ex. 1000)
250
Eclipse Glasses Available
Yes
Interested in Having Eclipse Ambassadors Attend?
Yes

Venue

Genesee Valley Field House Lodge
1316 Genesee Street
Rochester, 14611
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Phone
(585) 428-6755
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