Members of State Fair Community College’s Student Life will host a total solar eclipse viewing party for students, employees and the community from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 21 in the quad area on the Sedalia campus. The eclipse should occur about 1:11 p.m.

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There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, cookies, and drinks; a student clubs/organizations and local businesses fair; and free protective eyeglasses (limited supply). SFCC students and employees with a BLUECARD can eat free; the public can eat for $5 per person. Special T-shirts will be for sale for $10.

“We have a nice, open space here in the center of campus to view the eclipse,” said Ryan Martin, coordinator of Student Life. “This is a great way to make the first day of the fall semester a memorable event, and I hope the community will join us.

“We also will live stream the eclipse on our big screens in the Thompson Conference Center in the Heckart Science and Allied Health Center for those who would rather be inside or if clouds are a factor at the moment it occurs."\

For more information or to participate in the business fair, contact Martin at or (660) 596-7173.

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