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Our St. Louis Task Force

The St. Louis Eclipse Task force has been working since 2014 to raise awareness of the August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse.  Our task force includes leaders from over 100 organizations such as schools, cities, parks, associations and businesses.  In 2016, we delivered more than 100 programs to area schools, libraries, cities, parks and business to raise awareness of this historic event which has not happened in St. Louis since the year 1442.

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Solar Glasses for Kids

More than 200 schools have already applied.

  • Apply for FREE glasses for your school! 
  • Donate to help us buy more solar glasses!

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Our Solar Eclipse Expo

Our June 17, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Expo is designed to showcase our St. Louis area plans for the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse. The expo will be held at Greensfelder Recreation Complex at Queeny Park located in Ballwin, MO.  The auditorium has 20,000 square feet of exhibit space which will be used to feature more than 50 exhibits by cities, towns, parks and schools, presentations by eclipse experts and activities for children.  Doors open at 10:00 am and close at 5:00 pm. You can attend for FREE if you pre-register.

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The St. Louis Eclipse Task Force is starting to see a pickup of activity related to the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse.  We expect to learn more over the next few months when we start reaching out to area leaders, but here are a few things that we have learned so far:

  • St. Louis County Parks has created a task force headed by St. Louis County Park Ranger, Laura MacLeod.  Laura also recently joined our St. Louis Eclipse Task Force.  Planning is still in the early stages but Laura believes that St. Louis County will hold events at least two St. Louis County Parks.   Top St. Louis County park candidates include Jefferson Barracks and Queeny Park.  A major concern is the ability of the park to handle traffic flow.
  • The Thursday, December 17, 2015 issue of the Jefferson County Leader in Jefferson County Missouri featured a front page article on the 2017 eclipse.  In the article, Judy Williams, chairwoman of the Festus Tourism Board, said Festus will likely plan an event at the city's West City Park.  Festus has set aside funding for the purchase of 4,000 eclipse glasses and portable toilets.  The article also included comments from Jason Eisenbeis, Crystal City Administrator, indicating that their planning is in early stages but may look something similar to the (Crystal City) Centennial celebration, a weekend-long event.

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