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Kidleidoscope Story Hour: Dragonflies 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour: Dragonflies @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Aug 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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: Beavers 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour: Beavers @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Aug 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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: Bobcats 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour: Bobcats @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Aug 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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.
Kidleidoscope Story Hour: Bobcats 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour: Bobcats @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Aug 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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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BUTTERFLY STORY WALK® Gotta Go! Gotta Go! 12:00 pm
BUTTERFLY STORY WALK® Gotta Go! Gotta Go! @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
For young readers ages 3-6 and all butterfly lovers. Enjoy a story, fresh air and exercise! Join us on the grounds of the center for a FREE self-guided StoryWalk® featuring the children’s picture book Gotta Go! Gotta Go! by Sam Swope. Follow the path to laminated book pages posted along the route. A wonderful story celebrating butterfly migration awaits! The StoryWalk® may not be available during lawn mowing.* On Saturday August 21, from 12:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m. all ages are welcome to make your own butterfly at our craft table outside the center by the StoryWalk®. Sponsored by CFCE playgroup and Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center. * 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.  
BUTTERFLY STORY WALK® Gotta Go! Gotta Go! 12:00 pm
BUTTERFLY STORY WALK® Gotta Go! Gotta Go! @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
For young readers ages 3-6 and all butterfly lovers. Enjoy a story, fresh air and exercise! Join us on the grounds of the center for a FREE self-guided StoryWalk® featuring the children’s picture book Gotta Go! Gotta Go! by Sam Swope. Follow the path to laminated book pages posted along the route. A wonderful story celebrating butterfly migration awaits! The StoryWalk® may not be available during lawn mowing.* On Saturday August 21, from 12:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m. all ages are welcome to make your own butterfly at our craft table outside the center by the StoryWalk®. Sponsored by CFCE playgroup and Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center. * 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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Kidleidoscope Story Hour: Butterflies 10:30 am
Kidleidoscope Story Hour: Butterflies @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Aug 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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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BIKE PATH B-I-N-G-O! 10:30 am
BIKE PATH B-I-N-G-O! @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Aug 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Kids — grab your family and we’ll go exploring outdoors! All ages welcome. Meet outside the main entrance. Practice examining the natural world with field guides, binoculars, and a fun game. See just how much you can see. Meet at the Discovery Center entrance. Please bring water, bug spray, sunscreen and wear sturdy shoes.  
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