Events

The Great Falls Discovery Center hosts community programs and events, rotating art exhibits in our Great Hall and a Coffee House hosted by the Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center.

Snowy Indoor StoryWalks® – Rabbit’s Snow Dance

Great Falls Discovery Center 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA, United States

Enjoy the StoryWalk® Rabbit's Snow Dance by Joseph Bruchac. For ages 3 and up, accompanied by an adult. Meet at the welcome desk. 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® […]

Free

Indoor StoryWalks® – When Will it be Spring?

Great Falls Discovery Center 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA, United States

Explore the lives of emerging spring wildlife in When Will it be Spring? by Catherine Walters. For ages 3 and up, accompanied by an adult. Meet at the welcome desk. 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 […]

Free

Nice & Easy Walks

Great Falls Discovery Center 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA, United States

Easy-paced, 1 to 2-mile guided walk, along the Canalside Rail Trail or downtown Turners Falls, geared for seniors, but open to all. Enjoy natural and local history highlights along the way. Dress for winter weather, sturdy footwear, and bring water. Inclement weather cancels. Meet at the main entrance.

Free

Nice & Easy Walks

Great Falls Discovery Center 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA, United States

Easy-paced, 1 to 2-mile guided walk, along the Canalside Rail Trail or downtown Turners Falls, geared for seniors, but open to all. Enjoy natural and local history highlights along the way. Dress for winter weather, sturdy footwear, and bring water. Inclement weather cancels. Meet at the main entrance.

Free

Indoor StoryWalks® – 999 Tadpoles by Ken Kimura.

Great Falls Discovery Center 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA, United States

3/16—4/2: Explore the lives of emerging spring wildlife in 999 Tadpoles by Ken Kimura. For ages 3 and up, accompanied by an adult. Meet at the welcome desk. 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 […]

Free

Kidleidoscope Story Hour – When Will It Be Spring?

Great Falls Discovery Center 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA, United States

For ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Learn more about our wildlife neighbors in the Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, activities, and crafts. Activities are indoors and outdoors, weather permitting. Siblings and friends welcome. Meet in the Great Hall.

Free

A French/Breton Jam Session

Great Falls Discovery Center 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA, United States

An informal gathering of musicians play enchanting traditional dance music from France and Brittany, commonly known as bal folk. Please note this is not a performance but rather a coming together of musically minded friends. Free and open to the public to come and go at will. For all ages. Meet in the Great Hall.

Free

Kidleidoscope Story Hour – Frogs

Great Falls Discovery Center 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA, United States

For ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Learn more about our wildlife neighbors in the Connecticut River Watershed. Program includes a story, activities, and crafts. Activities are indoors and outdoors, weather permitting. Siblings and friends welcome. Meet in the Great Hall.

Free