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13th Annual Family Fishing Day! 10:00 am
13th Annual Family Fishing Day! @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
13th Annual Family Fishing Day Saturday, June 2, 10:00am – 2:00pm Join us for a day of FREE fishing fun! Adults and children of all ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Event is held rain or shine. Parking is free at each site. Ride the FREE Fish Bus shuttle between sites! At Barton Cove Campground: Barton Cove Road in Gill · Free fishing from 10:00am to 2:00pm! · Fishing equipment provided – limited supplies available. Bring your own pole if you have it. · No fishing license needed. At Great Falls Discovery Center: 2 Avenue A · Fly lure tying demonstrations. · Fly fishing casting demonstrations. · CATCH THE FISH BUS HERE! Free shuttle bus provided to and from Barton Cove every half hour, or as needed from 10 am to 1 pm. At Turners Falls Fishway: 15 First Street · Fish printing – The art of Gyotaku, from noon to 2:00pm. Thank you to all of our partners for making this event possible: MassWildlife, Western Mass Fly Fishermen, First Light, Turners Falls Fishway, Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center, and volunteers!  
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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
Jun 24 @ 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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Kidleidoscope Story Hour—Eagles 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour—Eagles @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Jun 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  Kidleidoscope Story Hour—Eagles 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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