Monday, August 21: Solar Eclipse Reminder
On Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse will occur over the United States. That means Alberta will experience a partial solar eclipse of varying degrees, commencing and ending at various times, depending on where you are in the province.
Looking directly at the eclipse will result in serious eye damage. Please feel free to pass along to your family, friends, and work colleagues (don't forget pets too) the information contained at these websites so they can prepare and understand what they should do during this rare event:
· Eye Safety During a Total Solar Eclipse – NASA
Alberta Open Farm Days!
Bent River Ranch
Saturday August 19 – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday August 20 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This fifth generation family farm is located in the far south west portion of Parkland County (just north of Drayton Valley).
Here you’ll be able to see a true ranch rodeo with bull riding and more. You’ll also be able to try your hand at roping and working the ranch