MANCHESTER - The Manchester Parks and Recreation Department will be having a star gazing event on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 6-7:30 p.m.

The event will be held at the open fields at the Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park, which provide for a great star gazing venue.

Bill Muench will lead the event. Those planning to attend should bring a blanket and warm clothing for a relaxing night looking up at the night sky.

This event is free and open to all ages. Attendees should meet in the Park House Activity Room before heading outside.

Chairs will be provided, but people may bring their own if they so choose.

For more information, call the Rec office at 802-362-1439.