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Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Beavers 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Beavers @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Come learn about our wildlife neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, activities, and a craft to introduce young children to wildlife along the river. For ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Siblings and friends welcome.
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It’s a Wonderful Night in Turners Falls …  for the Birds! 2:00 pm
It’s a Wonderful Night in Turners Falls …  for the Birds! @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  Meet in the Great Hall to craft bird feeders for our winter friends as part of It’s a Wonderful Night in Turners Falls —a town-wide RiverCulture event. Which birds will show up at your feeder? What do they eat? Bird feeder making continues the next day, Saturday, 11 am to 2 pm. For all ages.
Awesome Art in Motion Dance Performance 5:30 pm
Awesome Art in Motion Dance Performance @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
  It’s a Wonderful Night in Turners Falls for dance too! Join Awesome Art in Motion, a Turners Falls based creative dance company for elementary children, for an informal showing of their newest dance piece, an exploration of what it means to be at once a unique individual and a member of a group. Free.
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It’s a Wonderful Afternoon in Turners Falls …  for the Birds! 11:00 am
It’s a Wonderful Afternoon in Turners Falls …  for the Birds! @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  Meet in the Great Hall to craft bird feeders for our winter friends as part of It’s a Wonderful Night in Turners Falls —a town-wide RiverCulture event. Which birds will show up at your feeder? What do they eat? For all ages.
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Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Winter Birds 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Winter Birds @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Come learn about our wildlife neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, activities, and a craft to introduce young children to wildlife along the river. For ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Siblings and friends welcome.
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Special December Vacation Week Hours and Investigation Stations 10:00 am
Special December Vacation Week Hours and Investigation Stations @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 26 2019 @ 10:00 am – Jan 5 2020 @ 4:00 pm
  Take a break from the holidays and stop by the Center’s investigation stations, explore our habitat dioramas, try a scavenger hunt for animals in our Connecticut River Watershed, or draw your own Junior Duck Stamp. Closed on Christmas Day. Open 12/26 through 1/5. Open on New Year’s Day.
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Kidleidoscope Story Hour – River Otters 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour – River Otters @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Come learn about our wildlife neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, activities, and a craft to introduce young children to wildlife along the river. For ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Siblings and friends welcome.
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Rocking with the Fossils: A Family Program 1:00 pm
Rocking with the Fossils: A Family Program @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  Examine a simulated version of Dinosaur Footprints Reservation and make inferences about the track makers. Photos and investigations demonstrate what it takes to become a fossil and where they are most likely found. Make your own “fossil” to take home. For children age 6-12 with their grown-ups, siblings, and curious adults. Meet inside the Great Hall.
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