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STORY WALK® Series: Jam & Honey
STORY WALK® Series: Jam & Honey @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 20 – Jun 29 all-day
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 book pages posted along the route. Wonderful stories await!  May 20 through June 29 – Jam & Honey by Melita Morales, for ages 3-7, and everyone who appreciates pollinators.  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
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15TH ANNUAL FREE FAMILY FISHING DAY 10:00 am
15TH ANNUAL FREE FAMILY FISHING DAY @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us for a day of FREE fishing fun. All ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Parking is free at each site, and there is a FREE SHUTTLE BUS between Barton Cove and the Discovery Center. At Barton Cove Campground: Barton Cove Road in Gill Fishing equipment provided for the day. Limited supplies available, so bring your own pole if you have it. No fishing license needed. At the Great Falls Discovery Center: 2 Avenue A Fly lure tying demonstrations. Live fish from the Conte Anadromous Fish Research Lab Hop on the FREE shuttle bus to and from Barton Cove. At the Turners Falls Fishway: 15 First Street Fish Printing: The art of Gyotaku from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sponsored by: MassWildlife, Western Mass Fly Fishermen, First Light Power, the Turners Falls Fishway, the Friends of the Discovery Center, and the USGS Conte Research Lab.
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Pop-up or Pop in: Preschool Art Program 10:30 am
Pop-up or Pop in: Preschool Art Program @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Jun 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
  A special FREE program for ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Siblings and friends welcome. Inspired by poetry, song, and story, come make beautiful art—soaking up the natural world as we go! Pop-up gel-printing in the courtyard. If it’s rainy, just pop-in to the Great Hall to make small works of art.
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