The John J. McCarthy Observatory in New Milford will hold its next “Second Saturday Stars” program April 8 from 8 to 10 p.m.

The topic will be “State of the Planet 2017.”

In other news, a New Milford Adult Ed course, “Climate Change,” will begin April 18.

The observatory is located behind New Milford High School on Route 7 South.

For more information, visit www.mccarthyobservatory.org.