path of totality in south frontenac

On Monday, April 8, 2024 our region will experience a total solar eclipse, a once in a lifetime event. It will last about 2 ½ hours, starting shortly after 2 pm until 4:30 pm. The total eclipse when the sun will be completely blocked by the moon and the earth in complete darkness will last 3 minutes from 3:22 pm to 3:25 pm here in South Frontenac. Here is some updated information so you can enjoy the event safely.

Key Updates

  • There are no Township-planned viewing events scheduled in South Frontenac
  • Township offices will remain open to the public with regular business hours, 8 am to 4:30 pm
  • The local school boards have declared April 8, 2024 a PA Day so school activities, and busing will not be impacted
  • The Kingston, Frontenac Public Library is handing out free eclipse glasses (limit of 2 per person) starting Monday, March 25 while supplies last at their branches. The Sydenham branch is open from 10-3 on Mondays and the Hartington branch is open from 1-6 pm. You can also buy glasses at local retailers
  • Authorities are warning we could see higher traffic volumes in our region that day so be careful if you are out on the roads

Key Resources

Happy viewing!

eclipse safety sheet


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