The John J. McCarthy Observatory in New Milford will hold its Second Saturday Stars program Oct. 11.

The program, "Asteroid Impacts with Earth," will run from 7 to 9 p.m. at the observatory behind New Milford High School on Route 7 South.

The presentation will discuss knowledge regarding impacts and how we have come to this understanding.

A few specific meteorite falls will be discussed and what is being done to protect the Earth will be addressed.

For information, visit www.mccarthyobservatory.org