Are you ready to see the partial Annular Solar Eclipse on Saturday, October 14? What about seeing it steamed live as the Total Annular Solar Eclipse? Here's a great place to catch it both ways with others who love to see this kind of event. The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana will be hosting a fun viewing party and cultural education program to celebrate the event.

Everyone who attends will get a pair of free solar eclipse viewing glasses.

Schedule of Events on Saturday, October 14

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10 AM Hempstead Hall Theater Doors Open/Livestream of Eclipse Begins

View the San Francisco Exploratorium's live coverage of the eclipse from the path of annularity set to music in Valley of the Gods, Utah.

11 AM It's the  Annular Solar Eclipse in Navajo Country

The Exploratorium has partnered with the Indigenous Education Institute and Navajo elders to share knowledge of eclipses from the Navajo worldview ahead of this annular eclipse on October 14.

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The annular eclipse will pass through Indigenous lands in the "Four Corners" region, including Valley of the Gods, UT, where the Exploratorium will livestream the eclipse and present an hour of educational programming as part of its longstanding partnership with NASA.

English language – Hempstead Hall Theater
Spanish language - Hempstead Hall Hope Suite
11:24 to 11:29 a.m.: Annularity

Noon: Program Ends

1:00 p.m.: Telecast Ends

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Visitors will be able to watch the partial Annular eclipse outside with others too. UAHT will provide special safe eclipse viewing glasses and pinhole projections. If you want to view independently, you can download the Exploratorium Total Solar Eclipse app to view all telescope feeds on your phone or device.

This event is just one of the events in their Solar Express activities leading up to the big one the Total Solar Eclipse Event on April 8, 2024.

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Other Events Leading up to Total Solar Eclipse of 2024

Family Solar Eclipse Crafts -Tuesday, October 10 at Hempstead Hall, 5:30 PM. You'll learn how to create a glow-in-the-dark Eclipse Shirt and crafts. Cost for this class is $35.

Central Arkansas Astronomical Society Workshop for the Public - November 13 at Hempstead Hall beginning at 5 PM Special guests NASA Partner Eclipse Ambassadors will have a workshop about the upcoming Total Solar Eclipse. This is free to the Public

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Astronomy & Eclipses Lecture - April 2, 2024 at Hempstead Hall at 5:30 PM. Listen to astronomy instructor Karen Steed on astronomy and eclipses. This is also free to the Public

Solar Express Celebration - April 8, 2024 The Big Day! At UAHT Pavilion at 10 AM to 4 PM. Join in the celebration of this Historic Total Solar Eclipse with UAHT. This event will be free to the public as we learn about the Solar Eclipse.

For more information or to register for an event, please contact the UAHT Community Education department at (870) 722-8168 or email racie.poindexter@uaht.edu. Free eclipse glasses will be provided at each event.

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