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Great Hall Exhibit: Seen/Unseen, portraits by Cindi Oldham 10:00 am
Great Hall Exhibit: Seen/Unseen, portraits by Cindi Oldham @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – May 30 @ 4:00 pm
April 6—May 30     Great Hall Exhibit: Seen/Unseen, portraits by Cindi Oldham A conceptual watercolor portrait series that explores what it means to be seen, yet unseen at the same time.  Join us for a reception on 4/28, 1:30-3:30 pm in the Great Hall.
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Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Birds 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Birds @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour— Birds 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 – Fish 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Fish @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour—5/4: Birds;   5/11: 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, accompanied by an adult. Siblings and friends welcome.  
Great Falls Coffeehouse presents: Ukulele Scramble 7:00 pm
Great Falls Coffeehouse presents: Ukulele Scramble @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Great Falls Coffeehouse presents: Ukulele Scramble Rare, obscure, and underperformed songs from the past 500 years. 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: River Stories—An Evening Talk 7:30 pm
The Nolumbeka Project presents: River Stories—An Evening Talk @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Nolumbeka Project presents: River Stories—An Evening Talk Authors Lisa Brooks (Our Beloved Kin) and Christine DeLucia (Memory Lands) will speak to the diverse intersecting histories and memories of Kwinitekw, the long river, also known as the Connecticut River, and the Great River. Co-sponsored by DCR, the Friends of the Center, and the Nolumbeka Project.  
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A Day of Remembrance of the Great Falls Massacre of 1676 10:00 am
A Day of Remembrance of the Great Falls Massacre of 1676 @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
A Day of Remembrance of the Great Falls Massacre of 1676 10 am in the Great Hall: History, Archaeology, and Healing at the Falls 12 pm: Gathering outside, Lighting of the Fire, Invocation, Opening Words 1 pm: Keynote speaker Doug Harris, How the Work of a Ceremonial Preservationist Evolves with additional sharing and conversations after the talk. Co-sponsored by the Nolumbeka Project, DCR and Jaime and Senani Babson.  
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Let the Landscape Speak 11:00 am
Let the Landscape Speak @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Let the Landscape Speak The indigenous ceremonial stone landscape is of cultural significance to the tribes of the northeast. Sponsored by the Montague Cultural Council, Doug Harris, Deputy Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Narragansett Indian Tribal Historic Preservation Office, explains why these ceremonial features should be preserved, and how you might help protect this important landscape.  
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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
May 27 @ 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.  
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