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Story Walk® Series: Thanks to the Animals 10:00 am
Story Walk® Series: Thanks to the Animals @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Nov 12 2021 @ 10:00 am – Jan 4 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Ongoing, Daily. 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! November 12 through January 4 Thanks to the Animals, by Allen Sockabasin. For young readers ages 6-8 and anyone grateful for wildlife and storytelling. 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.    
Quack! Quack! A Self- Guided Duck Investigation Station 10:00 am
Quack! Quack! A Self- Guided Duck Investigation Station @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Dec 2 2021 @ 10:00 am – Jan 2 2022 @ 4:00 pm
See the 2021 Junior Duck Stamp exhibit and then enjoy scavenger hunts, quizzes, and crafts in the Great Hall at a self-guided investigation station all about ducks. A variety of activities for different ages will be available. Grab an activity to go or practice social distancing at one of the craft tables.
First Day Hike 1:00 pm
First Day Hike @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Jan 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Saturday, January 1, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Enjoy a leisurely three-mile stroll down the Canalside Rail Trail and get the New Year started off on a Great Falls note. This family friendly hike follows a gentle route and provides an opportunity to discover the abundant natural, historical, and cultural features that make the Center and rail trail such an amazing State Park! Be prepared for cold weather: dress in layers and wear winter boots. Dogs are welcome on leash. Meet at 1 p.m. outside the main entrance of the Great Falls Discovery Center. Hike begins at 1:15 p.m.
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