Weekend Happenings: Star Party & Winter Walk

FRIDAY, February 1, 2008

The Mid Hudson Astronomy Association will hold it’s monthly Star Gazing Party tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Wilcox Park in Milan, NY.

The MHAA holds a Star Party every month on the Friday closest to the new moon as possible. The group usually meets at the gated entrance to Wilcox Park at the time given in the schedule. If you arrive late, the gate may be locked, however, someone from the group will make hourly runs to the gate to let people in and out, so if you get there and the gate is locked, please be patient.

Date – Friday, February 1
Time – 7:30 pm
Place – Wilcox Park, Rte 199, Milan, Dutchess County, NY
Cost – Free
More mhaa.whodeanie.com, (845) 255-4719

SUNDAY, February 3, 2008

Hawthorne Valley Farm’s Farmscape Ecology Program will host a Winter Walk at the Round Ball Public Conservation Area in Ancram, NY.

This is the 4th or 5 five winter walks through various sites around Columbia County. Each walk presents an opportunity to view and experience different aspects of winter botany plus an opportunity to lean more about some of our county’s parks and conservation areas.

The walks are free, but registration in advance is required. Please call 518 781 0243 to register.

Date – Sunday, February 3 (Weather permitting)
Time – 1:00 pm
Place – Round Ball Public Conservation Area, 503 Carson Road, Ancram, NY
Cost – Free
More www.HawthorneValleyFarm.org

About Jeff McKinney

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