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Wednesday, December 31 1969

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April Events at Discovery Center

Adapted from a Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) press release:

Art, music, wildlife, the Great Falls Discovery Center in Turners Falls has it all!  This month's highlights include a performance by internationally acclaimed folk band Windbourne and a spring birding walk.  All programs at the center are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted, and the facilities are accessible.

DCR Sponsoring Contests & Teacher Workshop

Adapted from several Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) press releases:

There are many ways for people to get involved with our state parks and historic properties.  Right now, the state DCR is looking for partners to come up with ideas to improve and restore facilities and, on March 12th, they are offering a workshop for preschool educators.

February Events at Discovery Center

Adapted from a Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) press release:

Art, music, wildlife, the Great Falls Discovery Center in Turners Falls has it all!  This month's highlights include celebrations of Black History Month and extra hours during school vacation week.  All programs at the center are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted, and the facilities are accessible.

Spend December at the Discovery Center

Adapted from a Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) press release:

Even though it's winter, there's still a lot to do at the Great Falls Discovery Center in Turners Falls.  From crafts for kids to hikes for adults, you'll find something to enjoy.  All programs at the center are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted, and the facilities are accessible.

Take Advantage of Discovery Center's Expanded Hours

Adapted from a Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) press release:

Since the Masachusetts DCR has added 3 days a week to the Great Falls Discovery Center's open hours this winter, now is a great time to check out all of their exhibits highlighting the natural, cultural, and industrial history of our Connecticut River watershed, as well as their terrific events.  All programs at the center are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted, and the facilities are accessible.

Much to See & Do at Great Falls Discovery Center

Adapted from a Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) press release:

All programs at the Great Falls Discovery Center are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted, and the facilities are accessible.   The center will be open from 10AM to 4PM every day through October 12th and then from 10AM to 4PM only on Fridays & Saturdays after that.

September is Turners Falls History Month

Adapted from a Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) press release:

Thanks to the Massachusetts DCR and Turners Falls RiverCulture, the Great Falls Discovery Center will host a monthlong series of events focused on the history and culture of Turners Falls.  All programs are free to the public, unless otherwise noted, and the facilities are accessible.

Art, Nature, Music & More at Discovery Center

Adapted from a Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) press release:

The Great Falls Discovery Center in Turners Falls is open 7 days a week, from 10AM to 4PM, and they have many fun and interesting events scheduled throughout the month of August.  All programs are free to the public unless otherwise noted and the facilities are accessible.

Congrats Greenfield! Playful City 4 Years in a Row!

Adapted From a Greenfield Recreation Department press release:

For 2015, Greenfield is being honored with a KaBOOM! Playful City USA designation; the 4th time the town has won this award in as many years. The national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more playable. The Greenfield Recreation Department strives to provide unique play opportunities for the community, from its annual Winter Carnival to the recent grand opening of Greenfield’s first ever Splash Pad, to the upcoming renovation of Green River Park.

Early Signs of Spring at Discovery Center

Adapted from a Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) press release:

Spring is on its way!  Not sure?  As part of the Early Signs of Spring children's program at the Great Falls Discovery Center, on Saturday, March 28th, your kids can search high and low, with Janel Nockleby, for signs of its arrival.  There will be stories, activities, and crafts for children ages 3 to 6, with a parent or guardian present, but siblings and friends are welcome too.

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