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Junior Duck Stamp Waterfowl ID Quiz 10:00 am
Junior Duck Stamp Waterfowl ID Quiz @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – Dec 22 @ 4:00 pm
Junior Duck Stamp Waterfowl ID Quiz There are 49 Junior Duck Stamp waterfowl on display in the Great Hall through December 22. How many of them can you identify correctly? For all ages. Stop by anytime during our open hours to take the challenge. You may win an Audubon Bird! 
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Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Ducks 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Ducks @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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 – Winter Birds 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Winter Birds @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 15 @ 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.
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 15 @ 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, 11am—2 pm.  For all ages. Free.
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It’s a Wonderful Day in Turners Falls …. for the Birds! 11:00 am
It’s a Wonderful Day in Turners Falls …. for the Birds! @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
It’s a Wonderful Day in Turners Falls …  for the Birds! Meet in the Great Hall to craft bird feeders for our winter friends as part of a town-wide Turners Falls RiverCulture program for the Holidays.  Which birds will show up at your feeder? What do they eat? For all ages. Free.
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Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Deer 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Deer @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 22 @ 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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Special Open Hours on Tuesday for Vacation Week – and Investigation Stations all week long! 10:00 am
Special Open Hours on Tuesday for Vacation Week – and Investigation Stations all week long! @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 26 @ 10:00 am – 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 December 23 through January 1st (except we will be closed December 25).
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Living Like an Animal 10:30 am
Living Like an Animal @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Living Like an Animal What makes an animal ‘wild’? How does it survive, and how do we find evidence of what it’s been eating? Stories, activities, crafts, and exhibits will help us find answers. For children ages 4-8 and their grown-ups. Friends and siblings welcome.
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Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Bear 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Bear @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Bear 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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What Makes a Bird a Bird? 10:30 am
What Makes a Bird a Bird? @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
What Makes a Bird a Bird? This program will help your young birders soar their way to a greater appreciation of our feathered friends. Stories, crafts and activities focusing on bird fundamentals. For ages 4 – 8 and their grown ups. Friends/siblings welcome.
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