Discovery Center: Coming Events
clegg - Thu, May 12, 2016, 11:50 A
May Events
May 2016 program listings at the Great Falls Discovery Center

The Great Falls Discovery Center’s current spring seasonal hours are
Fridays and Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm through mid-May.

All programs are free to the public unless otherwise noted.

Facilities are accessible.

Great Hall Art Display: April 2—May 28

Vintage Powerhouse: Cabot Station - A One Hundred Year Retrospective

Friday, May 13

(7—9 pm)

The Great Falls Coffeehouse presents—Moonshine Holler

Moonshine Holler plays American Southern roots music, old time
Appalachian ballads and blues. Each month the Friends of the Great
Falls Discovery Center host an evening coffeehouse with local musical
talent. Refreshments available. Museum and museum store open during
intermission. Suggested donations.

Saturday, May 14

(10:30 -11:30 am)

The Great Migration Challenge

Birds, fish, and butterflies are on the move. Where are they going?
Where have they been? What do they need while they stay with us here?
This story hour with crafts and activities focuses on the many wonders
of life in the Connecticut River watershed. For ages 6 – 8, with a
parent or guardian.

Saturday, May 21

(10 am—6 pm)

Ceremony at 1 pm

Nolumbeka Project: A Day Of Remembrance:

Commemoration of the 340th Anniversary of the Great Falls Massacre

Join the Nolumbeka Project for a Day of Remembrance to honor 12,000
years of Native culture and history at The Great Falls
(Peskeompskut). We are allowing time for visitors to tour this
battlefield area near what was once Great Falls (Peskeompskut) for
personal reflection and historic perspective. Ceremony begins at 1
pm. Key ingredients of the day will include Elder Teachings by Native
American Grandmothers Jeorgina Laroque and Nancy Andry, a look back to
the lasting significance of the Reconciliation Ceremony, guest
speakers, musical offerings, and special tributes to Monique Fordham
and George Nelson. For more information about the day please visit
the Nolumbeka Project’s Facebook page.

Saturday, May 28

(10:30 —11:30 am)

Kidleidoscope—Bird Beak Buffet

Come learn about our neighbors who share our home in the Connecticut
River watershed. This program includes a story, interactive games,
and a craft to introduce you and your child to wildlife along the
river. Today’s topic is about how different birds eat different food
with different beaks. Meet in the Great Hall. For ages 3-6. Siblings
and friends welcome.