Many places in Tulsa are hosting watch parties to witness the solar eclipse

Posted at 5:53 AM, Aug 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-21 09:12:36-04

TULSA -- Many places in Tulsa are hosting watch parties to witness the partial solar eclipse. Experts say the moon will block about 90% of the sun in the state.

The Discovery Lab at the Tulsa Children's Museum will be hosting a party starting at 11:30 a.m. The first 300 guests will receive free protective eyewear with museum admission. Educators will be leading the party explaining the solar eclipse process to guests.

Another place hosting a party will be Guthrie Green starting at 11:30 a.m. They will have food trucks and music. The SALT Yoga studio will offer a free class and give out protective eyeglasses to participants.

The Tulsa Central Library in downtown is hosting a party for children, and 500 people are expected to watch the partial eclipse from Turkey Mountain.

Oral Roberts University will be broadcasting the live NASA feed in its Alumni Center starting at 12:30 p.m.

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