Study the skies during May 4 'stargazing walk'

Apr 29, 2018

Study the stars during an evening stargazing walk with the Astronomical Society of Southern New England and the Buzzards Bay Coalition on Friday, May 4. The stargazing walk will be held at The Bogs (138 Acushnet Rd., Mattapoisett), beginning at 8 p.m.

The 500-acre Mattapoisett River Reserve offers visitors a dark sky to view the stars. Participants are asked to dress warmly in multiple layers and bring a flashlight. Telescopes will be provided.

To RSVP for the free walk, visit or contact the Buzzards Bay Coalition at (508) 999-6363 ext. 219.

The walk is part of Discover Buzzards Bay, a resource to find unique and exciting ways to explore the outdoors, get some exercise and connect with nature. Use Discover Buzzards Bay to get outside and discover woods, wetlands and waterways from Fall River to Falmouth. To learn more, visit Discover Buzzards Bay is sponsored by Southcoast Health.