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Spring into STEAM: Eclipse Extravaganza

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Come out the Saturday prior to the eclipse, April 6th at the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park from 10am to 3pm, as the community celebrates with hands-on science and art!

There will be tables and activities to explore the various valuable community partners and resources in the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM).


We will be joined by:
Wilson County Public Library
Wilson County Schools STEM Office
Civil Air Patrol, Tar River Squadron
Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park & Museum
Wilson Youth Council
Wilson Arts Center
NC Rock Museum
A Time For Science
Sylvan Heights Bird Park
NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Aurora Fossil Museum
The Imperial Center
NASA JPL Solar System Ambassadors
NASA partner ASP Eclipse Ambassadors


Stop by and grab or make a safe viewer from the Public Library table or make a pinhole viewer, for the eclipse on Monday April 8th!

Make sure you are safely looking at the sun with an approved solar viewer, that meets ISO 12312-2 international standard for solar viewing, or a pinhole viewer.

*FREE event


April 6
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park
301 S. Goldsboro Street
Wilson, NC 27893 United States
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