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Notes: City cancels eclipse viewing party in Old Town, but there’s another party at Ben Brenman Park

Good Monday morning, Alexandria!

🌤️ Today’s weather: Expect mostly sunny skies with a high around 68 and a light southeast wind, which will shift to the south and increase to 5-10 mph in the morning. By Monday night, the sky will become mostly cloudy and the temperature will drop to a low near 52, with a south wind at 3-7 mph.

🚨 You need to know

Partial solar eclipse (photo via Geronimo Giqueaux/Unsplash)

Alexandria canceled its eclipse viewing party today at Old Town Pool.

Not to worry.

There’s still an eclipse viewing party today at Ben Brenman Park, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

“Eclipse viewing glasses will be provided (one per group) while supplies last,” according to Alexandria Library. “Maximum coverage occurs at 3:20 p.m.”

In case of inclement weather, the event will occur inside the Charles E. Beatley Library with NASA’s live feed of the event.

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