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Great Hall Art Exhibit: Junior Duck Stamps 10:00 am
Great Hall Art Exhibit: Junior Duck Stamps @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – Dec 22 @ 4:00 pm
Great Hall Art Exhibit: Junior Duck Stamps Connecting Youth with Nature through Science and Art. Come see the top Massachusetts youth entries for the 2018 Junior Duck Stamp competition!
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Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Deer 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Deer @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Deer 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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Virtual Tour—Inside the Strathmore Paper Mill 1:00 pm
Virtual Tour—Inside the Strathmore Paper Mill @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Virtual Tour—Inside the Strathmore Paper Mill Join local history buff Ed Gregory for a virtual visit to the interior of the Keith/Strathmore Paper Mill. The mill (1873-1994) is located along the west side of the Turners Falls Power Canal. This slideshow tour presents an opportunity to see what natural forces can do to a once thriving paper company. Meet in the Great Hall for the presentation.
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Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Ducks 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Ducks @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Ducks 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.
It’s a Wonderful Night in Turners Falls …  for the Birds! 3:00 pm
It’s a Wonderful Night in Turners Falls …  for the Birds! @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 14 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  It’s a Wonderful Night in Turners Falls …  for the Birds! Meet in the Great Hall to craft bird feeders for our winter friends as part of It’s a Wonderful Night in Turners Falls —a town-wide Turners Falls RiverCulture event. Which birds will show up at your feeder? What do they eat? Bird feeder making continues the next day, Saturday, 11 am to 2 pm.  For all ages. Free.
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It’s a Wonderful Afternoon in Turners Falls …  for the Birds! 11:00 am
It’s a Wonderful Afternoon in Turners Falls …  for the Birds! @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
It’s a Wonderful Afternoon in Turners Falls …  for the Birds! Meet in the Great Hall to craft bird feeders for our winter friends as part of It’s a Wonderful Night/Afternoon in Turners Falls —a town-wide Turners Falls RiverCulture event. Which birds will show up at your feeder? What do they eat? Bird feeder making continues the next day, Saturday, 11 am to 2 pm.  For all ages. Free.
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Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Owls 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Owls @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Owls 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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December Vacation Week Investigation Stations and Exhibits 10:00 am
December Vacation Week Investigation Stations and Exhibits @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 26 @ 10:00 am – Dec 30 @ 4:00 pm
December Vacation Week Investigation Stations and Exhibits Take a break from the holidays and stop by the Center’s Investigation Stations and explore the habitat exhibits. We will be open our usual Wednesday through Sunday hours plus open on Tuesday, January 1st!
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Kidleidoscope Story Hour- Winter Birds 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour- Winter Birds @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Winter 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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