|Sunday June 4 at the Great Falls Discovery Center in Turners Falls.
We hope you can come to the musical, celebrating Bald Eagle restoration, “Great to be an Eagle!” at 1 pm and other free events throughout the day!
(facebook invite and flyer below.)
Here the schedule of the day’s fun, educational events:
10:30 am: Eagle Story time, for families. Including Bald Eagle natural history and anatomy discussion.
1 p.m. “Great to be an Eagle!” an original educational musical about the amazing story of Bald Eagle restoration by Deer Paths Nature School. In the Great Hall. doors open at 12:30 pm (more details below)
2:30 pm: CT River Conservancy presents the “The Power of Water/The Power of Words” Project. All ages. (details below).
All Day: 10 am to 5 pm: Special eagle exhibits and scavenger hunts in the museum
“Great to be an Eagle!” is a magical musical written by older students and staff at Deer Paths Nature School in Wendell.
You’ll learn fascinating information about fish, eagles, climate change issues and even industrial history, all told with a whimsical flair!
You will be moved to sing along to catchy original songs, with accompaniment by musicians, Carrie Ferguson, Garrett Sawyer, and James Rutter!
You’ll leave soaring…and singing with the eagles!
The Connecticut River Conservancy will then host a multimedia presentation about CT River fish species and the impact of hydroelectric dams on the river. Audience members of all ages will be invited to create a statement or drawing for the amazing art mural installation, “The Power of Water, The Power of Words.” It is being displayed throughout the state this year to help effect legislation on relicensing CT River hydroelectric dams.
This event is made possible by a generous grant from the Wendell Arts Council, and support from the Great Falls Discovery Center and the Connecticut River Conservancy.