Events, features and things to do for families in New Hampshire
Families are invited to celebrate Earth Day at the Children’s Museum of NH.
There will be all kinds of special guests, hands-on activities and information to take home, and everything is included with regular paid admission ($9 per person for adults and children, $8 for seniors, no charge for babies under 12 months old).
From 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Norm Fracassa of Fracassa DesignWorks will be talking about roots, so everyone can learn what’s really going on under the ground. From 1:00 – 3:00 pm, kids can plant flowers to take home with help and supplies from Wentworth Greenhouses of Rollinsford.
From 1:30 – 3 p.m., Seacoast Eat Local will be sharing information about companion plantings. Learn about which vegetables grow best together.
From 2 – 3:30 p.m., everyone can learn about composting with worms! Jess will be here to demonstrate how vermiculture works and enriches the soil.
From 2:30 – 4 p.m., Heather from Revision Energy will be here showing kids and adults how to make a solar oven that cooks using only the rays of the sun. Throughout the afternoon, visitors can explore the many ways the museum uses green practices, participate in a scavenger hunt, and take a tour of the museum’s Trout In The Classroom project – Eastern Brook Trout are being raised on site.