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Pocumtuck Homelands Festival at Unity Park 10:00 am
Pocumtuck Homelands Festival at Unity Park @ Unity Park
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pocumtuck Homelands Festival at Unity Park At this FREE all ages Native American cultural celebration at Unity Park, join us at the Northfield Mountain and DCR Mass State Parks tent to learn about fish and create your own fish print. People have gathered at the Great Falls for thousands of years, and this event is the perfect combination of live music, drumming, dancing, storytelling, native crafts, and food. The festival is sponsored by the Nolumbeka Project and RiverCulture.
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Artist Reception: Don’t Get Hung Up on the Details 1:00 pm
Artist Reception: Don’t Get Hung Up on the Details @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Artist Reception: Don’t Get Hung Up on the Details Come meet the artists for the Great Hall group exhibit by the Magic of Watercolor for Adults Class that is on display during August. Exhibit and watercolor class sponsored by the Montague Cultural Council, the Recovery Learning Community, and the MCSM Women’s Center.
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Fairy House Day on Avenue A: Make a Winged Friend! 3:00 pm
Fairy House Day on Avenue A: Make a Winged Friend! @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fairy House Day on Avenue A: Make a Winged Friend! Activities along the Avenue include making miniature fairy villages at Spinner Park at 11 am, for the planters in downtown Turners Falls. Enjoy a story hour, a shadow puppet show, and mermaid music at the Carnegie Library at noon, and at 1:30 pm there will be a monarch butterfly release and more at Peskeomskut Park. Here at the Discovery Center, we are joining in on the Fairy House Day fun from 3 pm to 5 pm. Make a winged friend for the fairies at our craft table outside the Discovery Center—maybe a butterfly, dragonfly, bat, or a bird.
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