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See what is happening for free at Fall River’s Heritage State Park in March

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All programs are free and open to the public. Free parking available in the DCR lot at 5 Water Street in Fall River. An adult must accompany children. Accessible; reasonable accommodations are available upon advance request. For more information, call (508) 675-5759 xo.

On-going, Daily, March 1-20
EXHIBIT: FALL RIVER WOMEN-LEADING THE WAY, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Enjoy a preview of our 2020 summer season: a celebration of the dynamic women who have lived and worked in Fall River since the beginning. These are the pioneers, the factory workers, the abolitionists, the athletes, scientists and other professionals, mothers, sisters and daughters who created Fall River. We will also commemorate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, starting with an exhibit from the National Archives entitled “Rightfully Hers”. Starting in May, the celebration continues all summer long with more exhibits, lectures, and other programs. Join us now for the preview now during Women’s History Month.

On-going, Daily, March 1-20
FILM: SAFE HOUSES: THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD IN FALL RIVER, 11:00 a.m.& 3:00 p.m.
Discover the hidden history of Fall River and its role in the Underground Railroad. Meet abolitionist Elizabeth Buffum Chase, one of the most dynamic figures in Fall River history. Learn about the many other abolitionists of Fall River who opened the gates of freedom and their homes. See the houses and streets that welcomed escaped formerly enslaved people.. Shown in our warm comfortable theater. Running time: 20 minutes.

Saturdays & Sundays in March through March 14th
WINTER WEEKEND MOVIE TRIPLE BILL: FALL RIVER GOES TO THE MOVIES
Witness the rich heritage of Fall River told through the voices of its people. Join us in our warm and cozy theater to view the remastered classic “The Fabric of Fall River: Self Portrait of a City,” reminisce about fun days at everybody’s favorite amusement park with “Lincoln Park Remembered,” and learn everything you never knew about “The Fall River Line,” the region’s glamorous steamship service to New York. “The Fabric of Fall River” plays twice each day: 11:00 am & 2:00 pm. “Lincoln Park Remembered” plays twice each day: 10:00am & 1:00pm. “The Fall River Line” plays at 12:00 pm each day.

On-going, Daily, March 1-20
CREATION STATION, 8:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m.
Make your own calico. Try some origami. Lend your hand to our loom and weave. We provide the supplies….and hot chocolate, too. You and your family supply the talent and enthusiasm! All activities are in the Visitor Center. Accessible fun for the whole family.

On-going, Daily, March 1-20
VISITOR CENTER, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
The Visitor Center offers insight into the City’s unique past as a thriving textile center and confluence of cultures. Sit back in the comfort and warmth of the park’s movie theater and watch a marathon of films about Fall River’s past. Try your hand at crafts. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate while you enjoy the beautiful views of Battleship Cove and the waterfront. There is something for everyone and it’s all free!

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