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Eclipse @ Harper

Monday, April 8, 2024

Join Harper to celebrate the 2024 eclipse.  Covering 94% of the sun, an event like this only happens here a few times per century.  Experience fun, interactive activities, talk with Harper faculty and meet local amateur astronomers.  All ages are welcome to celebrate this celestial event safely with Harper!

Eclipse event location

12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Harper Quad (Between Building F and D)

Park in Lot 3-6 or the parking garage

Look for signage leading from parking to event


This family-friendly event is FREE and open to the community. Registration is not required. Eclipse glasses will be available at the event for attendees and will be distributed on a first come first served basis. Activities will be outside, weather permitting. Groups welcome.

Enjoy interactive activities hosted by Harper faculty, staff and students.

We are excited to welcome our participating community organizations including:

  • Arlington Heights Memorial Library
  • Palatine Library District
  • Schaumburg Township District Library


Thinking about bringing a school group or have general questions?

Contact Amie Granger, Community Relations Manager:

Last Updated: 4/30/24