DAYVILLE - Three free programs are planned at the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument this weekend.

Artist-in-the-park photographer Joe Head will present his black and white images at 7 p.m. Friday. At 9 p.m. Friday, Ranger John Fiedor will present a stargazing program lasting 90 minutes. Participants should bring a pair of binoculars and dress very warmly.

Both Friday programs are at the Thomas Condon Visitor Center, two miles north of the intersection of highways 19 and 26, along Highway 19.

There will be a ranger-conducted 90-minute butterfly walk at 2 p.m. Sunday at the James Cant Ranch house on Highway 19 two miles north of the intersection with Highway 26.


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