Still looking for eclipse glasses? Here are a couple of options.
Starting at 10 a.m., free glasses will be distributed, while supplies last, at the following city of Columbia parks:
Drew Park (beside the Charles R. Drew Wellness Center), 2101 Walker Solomon Way
Finlay Park, 930 Laurel St.
Owens Field Park, 1351 Jim Hamilton Blvd.
Riverfront Park, 312 Laurel St. (The north end is also available for viewing at 4122 River Drive)
Southeast Park, 951 Hazelwood Road
The parks also are designated as eclipse viewing locations. Restrooms, portable toilets, hand washing stations and manifolds (water stations) will be available on site.
Sunday and Monday
Most of the events listed at www.totaleclipsecolumbiasc.com are offering eclipse glasses to attendees at Sunday and Monday events.
The glasses being distributed through the events and the city of Columbia parks are on the list endorsed by NASA and AAS as meeting safety standards.
Did you know...
The demand for glasses has been high all weekend.
And, here’s one example that proves it.
Richland Library started handing out eclipse glasses at 9 a.m. Friday at its 12 branch locations.
The library gave away its supply of glasses – about 10,000 – in 2-1/2 hours, a spokeswoman said Sunday.