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The Great Falls Coffeehouse presents—Moonshine Holler 7:00 pm
The Great Falls Coffeehouse presents—Moonshine Holler @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Great Falls Coffeehouse presents—Moonshine Holler Moonshine Holler plays American Southern roots music, old time Appalachian ballads and blues.  Each month the Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center host an evening coffeehouse with local musical talent.  Refreshments available. Museum and museum store open during intermission. Suggested donations.  
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The Great Migration Challenge 10:30 am
The Great Migration Challenge @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Great Migration Challenge Birds, fish, and butterflies are on the move.  Where are they going? Where have they been?  What do they need while they stay with us here? This story hour with crafts and activities focuses on the many wonders of life in the Connecticut River watershed. For ages 6 – 8, with a parent or guardian.  Meet in the Great Hall.  
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Nolumbeka Project: A Day Of Remembrance 10:00 am
Nolumbeka Project: A Day Of Remembrance @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Nolumbeka Project: A Day Of Remembrance:  Commemoration of the 340th Anniversary of the Great Falls Massacre Join the Nolumbeka Project for a Day of Remembrance to honor 12,000 years of  Native culture and history at The Great Falls (Peskeompskut).  We are allowing time for visitors to tour this battlefield area near what was once Great Falls (Peskeompskut) for personal reflection and  historic perspective. Ceremony begins at 1 pm.  Key ingredients of the day will include Elder Teachings by Native American Grandmothers Jeorgina Laroque and Nancy Andry, a look back to the lasting significance of the Reconciliation Ceremony, guest speakers, musical offerings,  and special tributes to Monique Fordham and George Nelson.  For more information about the day please visit the Nolumbeka Project’s Facebook page.  
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Kidleidoscope—Bird Beak Buffet 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope—Bird Beak Buffet @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Kidleidoscope—Bird Beak Buffet Come learn about our neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut River  watershed. This program includes a story, interactive games, and a craft to introduce you and your child to wildlife along the river. Today’s topic is about how different birds eat different food with different beaks. Meet in the Great Hall. For ages 3-6. Siblings and friends welcome.  
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