Upcoming MEC Events at DeKorte

On Saturday (Dec. 4) at 1 p.m., the Meadowlands Environment Center is presenting "Animals in Winter," a presentation featuring live animals provided by Pat's Pals Animal Education. Learn about hibernation, migration and adaptation. $5/person; $4/MEC members.

On Monday, Dec. 20, at 11:30 p.m., the William D. McDowell Observatory is hosting a special event — a total lunar eclipse viewing session.

The first total lunar eclipse in nearly three years will take place on Dec. 20/21.  Join MEC staff and receive a brief introduction to eclipses, learn about the lore/legends of astronomy and view objects in the nights sky while we gather to witness this astronomical event. Admission is free, no registration required.

Participants will gather at the NJMC Center for Environmental and Scientific Education, adjacent to the William D. McDowell Observatory.

This event is weather dependent and will be canceled if the skies are cloudy.  Please check the main number 201-460-8300, on the night of Dec. 21 for weather updates.

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