Charlton Public Library

The goal of the Library Telescope Program is to help foster scientific literacy, stimulate an interest in astronomy, and provide people who have never looked through a telescope the chance to experience the excitement that comes from discovery. The Telescope was donated to the library by the Southbridge Rotary Club and is maintained by a…

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Little Dipper Farm

Where sustainable farming meets outdoor adventure. Little Dipper Farm is a 100% women-owned and operated farm based in Brooklyn, CT. Become a member, visit our 558 acre property and register for our special events and activities open to the public. Visit www.littledipperfarm.org for more details.

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Lebanon Town Green

Park in the municipal lot behind the library and walk away from the few lights in the area. The Lebanon Town Green provides great sight lines in every direction. This spot is a good place to view the constellations.

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Eastern CT State University Planetarium

Bring your class, scout troop, office or community group on a tour of the Universe. See the wonders of our solar system; learn about the night sky and more. All shows are free of charge. Seating is limited. The dark environment may not be suitable for children under 7 years old. See details & schedule…

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Gladys E. Kelly Public Library Telescope

You are encouraged to borrow this telescope. The StarBlast 4.5″ Astro Reflector Telescope was donated through the Aldrich Astronomical Society and the tabletop version is available for a 1-week conditional loan. Experience excitement while viewing various celestial bodies. Contact library to learn more.

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Hitchcock Free Academy – A Community Center

Hitchcock Free Academy is alive with activities for all ages. This community center creates smiles through educational, recreational and cultural programs including:courses in Art, Music, Dance, History, Exercise, scouts, 4-H, Community Meetings, Concerts on the Common, Annual Antique Auto Show and beyond.

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West Thompson Lake

West Thompson Lake boat launch area offers dark skies in spite of the light at the dam. Bring a lawn chair and relax as you view the stars and meteor showers. No fee.

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Jacob Edwards Library Telescope

You are encouraged to borrow this telescope. The StarBlast 4.5″ Astro Reflector Telescope was donated through the Aldrich Astronomical Society, and the tabletop version is available for a 1-week conditional loan. Astronomy and Sky and Telescope magazines may be borrowed with a library card. Contact library to learn more.

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