Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Joins Orlando Science Center for Solar Eclipse

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Joins Orlando Science Center for Solar Eclipse

Central Florida will experience the solar eclipse at 85% totality next Monday, Aug. 21. For downtown Orlando community members who need a convenient location for celebrating the eclipse, Orlando Science Center has partnered with the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts to offer a pop-up viewing party.

Join Orlando Science Center staff on the Seneff Arts Plaza at the Dr. Phillips Center for free eclipse glasses (while supplies last), telescope viewing and solar-themed demos and activities.

Guests can celebrate the eclipse during their lunch break, and grab a bite at the food trucks that will be on-site. The public will be able to enter the Dr. Phillips Center lobby for a break from the heat, and the concession stand will also be open.

All solar eclipse activities at the Dr. Phillips Center are free to the public!

At Orlando Science Center

Eclipse enthusiasts can also visit Orlando Science Center from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for special eclipse-themed offerings. With general admission, guests will be able to: View the solar eclipse safely with free glasses and/or using our solar telescope filters; make phone filters to capture great photos of the eclipse; see solar eclipse demos and presentations; and more.

Plus, our younger guests will enjoy getting creative with solar-themed crafts and hands-on sensory activities.

Daily general admission to Orlando Science Center is free for members, $20.95 for adults, $18.95 for seniors and students, and $14.95 for youth (ages 3 - 11).

For more information, visit http://www.osc.org/eclipse/ or RSVP to the Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/200302747170429/

ABOUT ORLANDO SCIENCE CENTER

Located in Orlando, Fla., interactive learning and discovery await within the Science Center's hundreds of exhibits, programs, labs, films and planetarium shows. The Science Center provides educational opportunities both within and outside its walls including field trips, family science nights at schools and community centers, and other outreach.

Orlando Science Center's mission is to inspire science learning for life. The Science Center strives to create lasting impacts on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and develop the next generation of creative innovators. Fully accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Science Center ranks as one of the most popular museum destinations in the region. Having served more than 610,000 people in the past year alone, the Science Center offers rich resources for lifelong learning.

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