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Totality Talks
Total Eclipse Speaker’s Series – Totality Talks!
Eclipse Community Forum: 
Thursday, September 21, 2023  
Avon Lake High School Performing Arts Center
175 Avon Belden Road, Avon Lake, OH
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Speakers:
Suzie Dills – Planetarium Director, Hoover-Price Planetarium
Erin Fach – Recreation Director, City of Avon Lake

What does the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse mean for Avon Lake?  What do the terms “centerline” and “totality” mean?  Why is Avon Lake considered Totality’s Best Seat? What events are planned?  What will Avon Lake look like the day of the eclipse?  How can I get eclipse glasses?  Can I volunteer?  All of these questions and more will be answered.
Avon Lake residents can pre-register for a chance to receive a FREE pair of solar eclipse glasses.
 
Eclipse Small Business Forum:
Friday, October 6, 2023
The Lake House at Veterans’ Park
32756 Lake Road, Avon Lake, OH
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Speakers:
Erin Fach – Recreation Director, City of Avon Lake
Ron Warner – Representative, City of Avon Lake

Learn more about what to expect on the day of the eclipse and the days leading up to it.  Important topics like being prepared, how to best maximize opportunities, economic impact, partnership activities and logistical roadblocks will be discussed. 

Avon Lake businesses: Please pre-register for a chance to receive a FREE pair of solar eclipse glasses, space is limited. 
 
Eclipse Speaker Series – Totality Talks: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Lake House at Veterans’ Memorial Park:
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Speaker:  Craig Williams - Deputy Chief Safety Officer, NASA

Total Eclipse of the Sun in April 2024: This presentation explains the total solar eclipse that will take place on April 8, 2024. It will span the continental United States, approximately from Texas to New York. The path of maximum totality will cut across Ohio, especially Lorain County. The physics and geometry of an eclipse will be explained, including the relative motion of the Moon, Earth, and Sun. Also covered will be the continued importance of eclipses to the scientific community, as well as the importance of this particular eclipse. Safe watching sources of information will be provided.
               
Please pre-register for a chance to receive a FREE pair of solar eclipse glasses, space is limited. 
 
 
Senior Lunch and Learn:
Thursday, January 25, 2024
Old Firehouse Community Center
100 Avon Belden Road, Avon Lake, OH   
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Speaker: Dr. Lynn Bondurant, Education Officer retired, NASA Glenn Research Center

Truly a Very Special Occasion and a Very Rare Event for Avon Lake - The Total Solar Eclipse on April 8, 2024
Seeing a total solar eclipse in Avon Lake is truly a very special occasion and a very rare event.   Just think, that from 100 CE to the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, there have only been 7 total solar eclipses visible from here.   Another exciting fact is that the central line of the eclipse will pass through Avon Lake.  During his presentation Dr. Bondurant will share the story of solar eclipses from why we have them, what have we learned from them and how to safely observe the eclipse.
               
Space is limited to seniors 55 & older and you must call 440-930-4135.
FREE Lunch and FREE Eclipse Glasses provided for up to 50 registrants.

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Totality Talks! - Eclipse Small Business Forum 
N/A N/A 10/06/2023
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Veterans' Memorial Park - Lake House
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
 
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Totality Talks! - Eclipse Speaker Series 
N/A N/A 10/11/2023
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Veterans' Memorial Park - Lake House
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
 
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Totality Talks! - Senior Lunch and Learn CALL TO REGISTER 
55y and up N/A Th  01/25/2024
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Old Firehouse Community Center
$0.00 Res
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