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Kidleidoscope – FISH 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope – FISH @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Kidleidoscope: Fish 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. Siblings and friends welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
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Exploded View performs River/Water 2:00 pm
Exploded View performs River/Water @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Exploded View performs River/Water Exploded View, a dynamic group of art, word, performance artists, present their new work, River/Water, and open a community art exhibit, Catch and Release. Exploded View members are local writers and artists Lea Banks, Edite Cunha, Candace Curran, Trish Crapo, Nina Rossi and Samantha Wood. The afternoon consists of the Exploded View performance, followed by a talk back, and opening reception with refreshments. Catch and Release is a show of river and water themed art by Western Mass artists.
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Great Falls Coffeehouse presents: The Bork, Tinen, & Kahn Trio 7:00 pm
Great Falls Coffeehouse presents: The Bork, Tinen, & Kahn Trio @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Great Falls Coffeehouse presents: The Bork, Tinen, & Kahn Trio A concert of contemporary acoustic/electric music. Each month the Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center host an evening coffeehouse with local talent. Refreshments available. Suggested donations to support educational programming at the Center. Museum and store open during intermission.
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The Nolumbeka Project presents A Day of Remembrance 10:00 am
The Nolumbeka Project presents A Day of Remembrance @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Nolumbeka Project presents A Day of Remembrance A gathering to commemorate and honor the 341st anniversary of the May 19, 1676 Great Falls Massacre. The day will include recounting of the early Native American history, musical offerings, ample time for walking the area and reflecting on its past, videos, power point presentation, radio documentary, and more. At 1pm, Ceremony with Tom Beck, Medicine Man and Ceremonial Leader of the Nulhegan Coosak Band of the Abenaki. Additional guests and presentations are planned for the day so stay updated at nolumbekaproject.org. Co-sponsored by the Nolumbeka Project and DCR.
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