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Kidleidoscope Story Hour: Geese 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour: Geese @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Oct 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Meet at the Great Hall courtyard. For ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Come learn about our wildlife neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, activities, and a craft. Program is mostly outdoors. Siblings and friends welcome. No shared materials/items. Activities are socially distanced.
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Kidleidoscope Story Hour: Squirrels 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour: Squirrels @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Oct 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Meet at the Great Hall courtyard. For ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Come learn about our wildlife neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, activities, and a craft. Program is mostly outdoors. Siblings and friends welcome. No shared materials/items. Activities are socially distanced.
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Kidleidoscope Story Hour: Moose 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour: Moose @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Meet at the Great Hall courtyard. For ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Come learn about our wildlife neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, activities, and a craft. Program is mostly outdoors. Siblings and friends welcome. No shared materials/items. Activities are socially distanced.
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STORY WALK® Series: From Apple Trees to Cider, Please! 10:00 am
STORY WALK® Series: From Apple Trees to Cider, Please! @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm
October 22 through November 10—From Apple Trees to Cider, Please! by Felicia Sanzari Cherneskey. For young readers ages 4-8, and everyone who loves the fall harvest season. Enjoy a story, fresh air and exercise! Join us on the grounds of the center for a FREE series of self-guided StoryWalks® featuring children’s picture books. Follow the path to laminated book pages posted along the route. Wonderful stories celebrating the natural world and families await. The StoryWalk® may not be available during lawn mowing.* The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Story Walk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson. This StoryWalk® is provided by Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation Interpretive Services.
Kidleidoscope Story Hour: Bear 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour: Bear @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Meet at the Great Hall courtyard. For ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Come learn about our wildlife neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, activities, and a craft. Program is mostly outdoors. Siblings and friends welcome. No shared materials/items. Activities are socially distanced.
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Great Falls Fest 2:00 pm
Great Falls Fest @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Discover us on Avenue A! Right outside the center, we are joining the fray of harvest fun this fall during the Great Falls Fest, also known as Pumpkin Fest. Kids and families come get the scoop on Massachusetts bats, a Halloween favorite and an animal that needs our help. Grab an “art-to-go” bag from 2-5:30 p.m. so you can make your own bat and imagine life as a flying mammal. Enjoy our museum exhibits during our open hours from 10 am-6 p.m.
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