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M.A.P.S. Bird Banding Station 1:00 pm
M.A.P.S. Bird Banding Station @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join Ashley Green in learning about a M.A.P.S. Bird Banding Station in Warwick, MA. Get to know which birds are caught at the station and what demographic information is collected. Also learn how that information can be useful in the conservation of birds and their habitats.
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Half Day Discovery Day: Self–guided Games Day!  12:00 pm
Half Day Discovery Day: Self–guided Games Day!  @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Gill-Montague school students get a half day off. Why not discover something new? Join us in a self–guided game day! Meet at the Welcome Desk to grab an outdoor bike path B-I-N-G-O sheet or an indoor scavenger hunt for animals in the Watershed. Test your conservation habit forming powers with a memory game and more! For ages 6 to 12, accompanied by an adult.
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Mark your Calendars: The Turners Falls Fishway is open! 9:00 am
Mark your Calendars: The Turners Falls Fishway is open! @ Turners Falls Fishway
May 11 @ 9:00 am – Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm
Turners Falls Fishway Open – Saturday, May 11 — Sunday, June 16  Don’t miss the annual spring migration of fish at the Turners Falls Fishway which is just a leap or two down the street from the center at 15 First Street. Then, visit us at the Great Falls Discovery Center.
Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary presents: The Wonderful World of Birds 1:00 pm
Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary presents: The Wonderful World of Birds @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join Mass Audubon’s Naturalist Laura Beltran to learn about the wonder of birds through hands on activities. We’ll observe different feathers, sing like birds, and explore different species. Meet in the Great Hall. For families and all ages. Sponsored by the Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center.
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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 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Kids – grab your parents and we’ll go exploring along the Canalside Rail Trail! 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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