The Great Falls Discovery Center hosts community programs and events, rotating art exhibits in our Great Hall and a Coffee House hosted by the Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center.

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Crossroads Workshop: Find your Sense of Place Story

March 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT


This free workshop with Erica Wheeler of offers a powerful sequence of guided writing prompts to create a sense of place  “touchstone story”. Tap into a well of creativity inside you by exploring your sense of place. Find connections between your inner world and meaningful places from your past and present. Limited to 12 participants. Suitable for all levels of experience, from the perpetually curious to the seasoned pro. Bring a journal and pen. Pre-registration required by filling out this form:

Held at Griswold Memorial Library, 12 Main Road, Colrain, MA 01340

Make it a West County adventure: Start early and go to Davenport’s Maple Farm in Shelburne for breakfast! You’re welcome to bring a bag lunch and enjoy the view, and shoes for a short walk on the trails after the workshop ends.

“Crossroads: Change in Rural America” will be on view at the Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A in Turners Falls from February 5 to March 18, 2023. The exhibition is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Mass Humanities. Support for Museum on Main Street has been provided by the United States Congress. Partners for the statewide tour include the National Endowment for the Humanities, Big Y and Blue Cross Blue Shield. Mass Humanities’ local sponsor for the Crossroads exhibition is Greenfield Savings Bank.

“Crossroads: Change in Rural America” is a collaboration between Department of Conservation and Recreation, RiverCulture, Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center, the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Montague Public Libraries, and New England Public Media. See the full calendar of events at

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March 19
10:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
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Griswold Memorial Library Colrain
12 Main Road
Colrain, Massachusetts 01340 United States
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