Eagle Day! A Musical and Much More! Free, all-ages events, all day!
At Great Falls Discovery Center at 2 Avenue A in Turners Falls, MA
The facebook event invite:

At 1 pm, an original musical of eagle history by Deer Paths Nature School! Throughout the day: exhibits, story time, history presentation and participatory river mural creation! Offered by the Connecticut River Conservancy and the Great Falls Discovery Center. (more details below.)

Come learn about the amazing restoration of Bald Eagles and the CT River, and how to help both continue to thrive!

Here’s the line up of great events:

10 to 12:30: Special eagle exhibits and scavenger hunts in the museum at GFDC!

10:30 Eagle Story time

1 pm “Great to be an Eagle”, musical by Deer Paths (doors open at 12:30 pm) in the Great Hall at GFDC (more below)

2:30/3 to 4 p.m.: CT River natural history multimedia

presentation and participatory river mural creation: “The Power of Water/The Power of Words,” by the Connecticut River Conservancy (more details below) also in the Great Hall at GFDC.

4 to 6 p.m.: Museum and special exhibits open for more exploration!

“Great to be an Eagle,” written by students and teachers at Deer Paths Nature School, tracks CT River history from the 1800’s to present time and the incredible story of Bald Eagles’ restoration, celebrating local and national heroes of environmental activism, with beautiful, catchy songs. Professional musicians play the original music, including Carrie Ferguson, Garrett Sawyer and James Rutter. A learning experience for adults as well as kids! Come be uplifted and inspired!

The CRC hosts a multimedia presentation on the history of Connecticut River dams and wildlife. The audience is then invited to create a statement or drawing for the public art installation, “The Power of Water, The Power of Words.” It will be used to help affect legislation on the relicensure of CT River hydroelectric dams.

This event is supported by grants from the Montague Arts Council and the Wendell Arts Council, and other support from the CT River Conservancy and the Great Falls Discovery Center.

For more information, contact Deer Paths Nature School at deerpaths@gmail.com. For info on Great Falls Discovery Center, go to www.greatfallsdiscoverycenter.org. And for information about the CT River Conservancy, go to www.ctriver.org

t Great Falls