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Artist Reception: Fireflies, Hummingbirds, and Bats 2:30 pm
Artist Reception: Fireflies, Hummingbirds, and Bats @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Jul 3 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Artist Reception: Fireflies, Hummingbirds, and Bats Join our Playful City’s young artists from Montague Parks and Recreation’s Summer Camp 2018 in a reception in the Great Hall featuring interpretations of pollinators such as fireflies, hummingbirds and bats.
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Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Bees & Flowers 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Bees & Flowers @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Jul 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Bees & Flowers Come learn about our wildlife neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, interactive games, and a craft to introduce young children to wildlife along the river. Meet in the Great Hall. For ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Siblings and friends welcome.
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Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Bats 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Bats @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Jul 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Bats   Come learn about our wildlife neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, interactive games, and a craft to introduce young children to wildlife along the river. Meet in the Great Hall. For ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Siblings and friends welcome.
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The Evolution of the Turners Falls Dam – Historic Deerfield Presents A Talk with Ed Gregory 12:00 pm
The Evolution of the Turners Falls Dam – Historic Deerfield Presents A Talk with Ed Gregory @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  The Evolution of the Turners Falls Dam Historic Deerfield Presents A Talk with Ed Gregory Ed Gregory traces the evolution of different versions of the  Turners Falls Dam by touching on geology, economics, industry, culture, and the history of science in the Connecticut River Valley.  Free.
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Kidleidoscope Story Hour –  Rabbits 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour –  Rabbits @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Jul 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour –  Rabbits Come learn about our wildlife neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, interactive games, and a craft to introduce young children to wildlife along the river. Meet in the Great Hall. For ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Siblings and friends welcome.
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Bike Path B-I-N-G-O! 10:30 am
Bike Path B-I-N-G-O! @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Jul 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  Bike Path B-I-N-G-O! Kids – grab your parents and we’ll go exploring! All ages are welcome as we practice examining the natural world with field guides, binoculars, and a fun game to see just how much you can see! Meet at the main entrance to the Center. Please bring water, bug spray, sunscreen and wear sturdy shoes. If you can’t make it at this time, we also have BINGO sheets that you can use on your own on the trail, and Discovery backpacks to borrow.
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Junior Rangers: Session 1 10:30 am
Junior Rangers: Session 1 @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Jul 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Junior Rangers: Four Mondays in July and August.  Earn your Mass Parks Junior Ranger Patch! Become a Connecticut River Watershed expert and find out who lives along the Canalside Rail Trail in Turners Falls. We offer a four-part nature education workshop on four Mondays for children ages 8 to 11. Friends/siblings welcome. Children with a parent/guardian meet at the Discovery Center lobby at 10:30 am. Junior Ranger programs are FREE and open to all. Space is limited so please register at (413) 863-3221 or email janel.nockleby@state.ma.us.     Mondays July 23, 30 and August 6, 13 10:30-11:30 am.
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Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Coyotes 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Coyotes @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Jul 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour –  Coyotes Come learn about our wildlife neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, interactive games, and a craft to introduce young children to wildlife along the river. Meet in the Great Hall. For ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Siblings and friends welcome.
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Junior Rangers: Session 2 10:30 am
Junior Rangers: Session 2 @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Jul 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Junior Rangers: Four Mondays in July and August.  Earn your Mass Parks Junior Ranger Patch! Become a Connecticut River Watershed expert and find out who lives along the Canalside Rail Trail in Turners Falls. We offer a four-part nature education workshop on four Mondays for children ages 8 to 11. Friends/siblings welcome. Children with a parent/guardian meet at the Discovery Center lobby at 10:30 am. Junior Ranger programs are FREE and open to all. Space is limited so please register at (413) 863-3221 or email janel.nockleby@state.ma.us.     Mondays July 23, 30 and August 6, 13 10:30-11:30 am.
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