The John J. McCarthy Observatory in New Milford will hold its next “Second Saturday Stars” program Nov. 12 from 7 to 9 p.m.

The program,” Starry Night,” will focus on select properties of stars, their characteristics, life cycles and how they contribute to making us who we are.

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

For more information, visit www.mccarthyobservatory.org.