Events, features and things to do for families in New Hampshire
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2013 Family Fun Fair
Saturday, April 20th
10am - 2pm
Tickets: $5 per person, $20 for families
Parenting NH presents the 17th Annual Family Fun Fair -- an interactive event that offers fun and entertainment for families with children of all ages, while providing information from local businesses on health, creativity, learning and other subjects important to parents and caregivers.
This event is sponsored by:
If you're interested in participating as a sponsor or booth vendor at this year's Family Fun Fair, please contact Jeff Swerdlick at (603) 413-5154.
If you are interested in participating as an entertainer, please contact Tricia Baker Schmitt at (603) 413-5125.
In addition to live performances, the Family Fun Fair features many activities for children to enjoy including:
Parenting NH's Family Fun Fair offers a great day of play and education -- where parents and children can try something new together or learn about family programs and services available here in the Granite State. Stay tuned for updates, as we will be adding lists of performers, activities and exhibitors throughout the year.
Meet our exhibitors:
Click here to view the 2012 event photos
(Photos courtesy of Howard Fohlin of Millennium Integrated Marketing)
Meet our 2013 exhibitors!
Amherst Family Chiropractic Wellness Center
89 Route 101A
Amherst, NH 03031
Elevating the degree to which families in our community express their innate potential while providing leadership, empowerment, and the tools to live a full, abundant life.
Bedford Martial Arts Academy
334 Route 101
Bedford, NH 03110
Offering self defense for all ages 3-up; after school program which includes transportation - homework time; vacation - day camps; women's self defense; adaptive marital arts; birthday parties. Voted Best Karate Studio 3 yrs. running; recipient of Commendation from Governor for Extraordinary Commitment to Community.
Bright Horizons at Bedford/Bright Horizons at Nashua
54 Constitution Drive
1 Tara Blvd.
Camp Birch Hill
333C Birch Hill Road
New Durham, NH 03855
Your Home Away From Home. Birch Hill's scenic acres make the perfect site for the total camping experience. Camp Birch Hill is a family owned, traditional summer camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 16. With a focus on fun- our elective program lets campers choose from over 50 activities to create their own personalized schedule throughout their 2, 4, or 6 week stay. We offer each camper the option to try new activities during the “personal choice period.” Friendships and Memories that last a lifetime!
Children's Dental Center of New Hampshire
7 Rt. 101-A, Suite D
Kids and their teeth are kind of our thing. When you're ready to give your child the best dental
experience, please call our office: 673-1000.
Children's Hospital at Dartmouth
100 Hitchcock Way
Kids can dress up in hospital "scrubs" at our table. Have parents or friends take photos of their future doctors.
Derry Medical Center
Overlook Medical Park
6 Tsienneto Road, Suite 100
Derry NH 03038
Orchard View Drive Professional Building
6 Buttrick Road, Suite 200
Londonderry, NH 03053
49 Range Road, Suite 104
Windham, NH 03053
3 Locations--1 phone number 603-537-1300
Derry Medical Center has been providing comprehensive primary care to entire families--newborns, children, adults and seniors--for almost 50 years. We have three locations--Derry, Londonderry, and Windham --one phone number 603-537-1300. Meet some of our providers at the Fair!
Evolution Rock & Fitness
10 Langdon Street
Concord, NH 03301
Come climb on our 25' climbing wall with 500 SF of climbing. Five routes to choose from! Evolution Rock + Fitness is a full service rock climbing and fitness center in Concord offering extensive programs for all ages including camps, after school programs, birthday parties and group functions.
The First Tee of New Hampshire
22 North Road
North Hampton, NH 03862
The First Tee of New Hampshire is a youth development organization that teaches Core Values, Life Skills and Healthy Choices using the game of golf as the platform. We will provide Parent Guides and collateral, along with live activities and video explaining our curriculum. There will be 2-3 representatives from The first Tee of NH Headquarters present to answer questions. Come and see what The First Tee is all about!
The Goddard School
8 Townsend West
12 Tsienneto Rd.
Highland Mountain Bike Park - Ayr Academy
75 Ski Hill Drive, Northfield, NH 03276
Imagine the traditional camp experience, meshed with the thrill of lift-access mountain biking! Multi-day overnight, full and half day camps for children of all riding abilities ages 6 to 18.
50 Jessica Drive
Merrimack, NH 03054
Be sure to come see Jump Around's Bounce House Slide Combo units at the show! The Kids will have a blast jumping and sliding on these jumpers. Jump Around will make memories for your next Birthday party, Family gathering or other events with an inflatable rental. Jump Around has bounce House's to meet all your needs, 10 x 10 units for smaller events, 13 x 13 and 15 x 15 units for the kids who love to JUMP and Bounce House Slide Combo's for the extra fun. See us at www.jumparoundnh.com or call us at 603-361-2281.
KinderCare Learning Center
71 Deerwood Drive, Nashua, NH 03063
3 Holiday Circle, Nashua, NH 03063
325 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH 03054
4 Continental Blvd., Merrimack, NH 03054
10 Mohawk Drive, Londonderry, NH 03053
3 Upjohn Street, Bedford, NH 03110
Come learn about our amazig programs, while your child enjoys making bookmarks and decorating them with stickers, markers, and crayons.
Immediate Care of Southern New Hampshire
29 Northwest Boulevard
Immediate Care of Southern New Hampshire offers non-emergency medical care seven days a week. No appointments are necessary, walk-ins are welcome. Providing medical care that is quick, convenient and affordable.
The Inn at East Hill Farm
460 Monadnock St.
Visit a family farm vacation resort where kids of all ages enjoy cow milking, egg collecting, horseback riding, recreation activities. Year round rates include 3 wholesome & delicious meals daily along with lodging.
The Learning Experience Academy
The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education in Merrimack offers children under the age of 6 the ability to receive the premier pre-k education available today. Our proprietary L.E.A.P. (Learning Experience Academic Program) Curriculum has been developed from 30+ years of experience in the early childhood education industry. That curriculum and our center were built to give your child the very best opportunity to achieve their greatest capabilities as they learn, play and grow in a supportive and safe environment. Our programs, caring staff and our unique ability to nurture each child’s mind has nearly 90% of our preschool graduates reading by the time they enter kindergarten. Come play at our sensory table and search in sand for seashells, rocks using small sifters.
Lindner Dental Associates
72 S. River Road, Bedford, NH 03110
Lindner Dental Associates is a multi-specialty practice with Board Certified Orthodontists and Pediatric dentists, as well as, Adult General Dentistry. We strive for compassionate care for a lifetime. Stop by and play a healthy snack game.
Derry, NH 03038
62 Lafayette Road
North Hampton, NH 03862
MassGeneral for Children Specialties
8 Prospect Street
Our Mass General for children doctors specialize in cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, surgery and pulmonology and provide expert, compassionate, family-centered care close to home.
Mathnasium North Manchester
69 Hamel Drive
North Side Plaza
Mathnasium North Manchester helps kids in grades 2-12 catch up, keep up and get ahead in math! Visit the Mathnasium booth; test your skills on math games for all ages!
Merrimack Medical Center
696 Daniel Webster Highway
Merrimack Medical Center, a member of Foundation Medical Partners, provides comprehensive care for the entire family, offering Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Immediate Care, Behavioral Health, Dermatology, Sports Medicine and Endocrinology.
90 Waverly Street, Manchester, NH 03109
Create your own Miche purse coloring contest.
Northeast Credit Union
100 Borthwick Ave.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
364 Forest Ave.
Portland, ME 04101
One Mom's Review/lia sophia
NUThin' but GOOD TIMES!
746 DW Highway, Merrimack, NH 03054
Come spin our wheel for a prize....enter to win FREE Admission and a Tee Shirt. *Book a party or event and receive a show special of $10.00 OFF any Package.
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center (PFEEC)
928 White Oaks Road, Laconia, NH 03246
PFEEC offers exciting year round environmental education programs for all ages. The 160 acre property features trails, a "green" building with geothermal and solar energy systems, historic barns, a maple sugaring operation, heritage gardens and a forested pond. Stop by and make your own tracking booklets.
714A Southbridge St.
Auburn, MA, 508-832-5202
We are a local family-owner replacement window and door company that sells environmentally friendly, energy-efficient products. Our booth includes a prize wheel and opportunities to sign-up for a sweepstakes.
3 i Taggert Dr., Nashua
Service Credit Union
3003 Lafayette Rd.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Kids can stop by the Service Credit Union table and get a free t-shirt and DVD from the award winning Money Mammals program for kids 11 and under. The Money Mammals teach kids and families to share, save and spend smart too. Service Credit Union is a full service financial institution, offering a wide range of financial products to its members. With 40 branch locations including two staffed 24/7 contact centers, and full internet banking services, Service Credit Union serves anyone who lives or works in New Hampshire (excluding Coos County), 4 towns in Cape Cod, MA., and all branches of the U.S. Military and Department of Defense employees and their families. With over $2.2 billion in assets, Service Credit Union has 22 branches in New Hampshire, one in Massachusetts, and 17 branches on U.S. military bases in Germany.
8 Vinton Street, Manchester, NH 03103
Small Smiles will be providing free toothbrushes, oral hygiene instruction and staff will be able to book appointments.
Southern NH Montessori Academy
1E Commons Drive, #28
Londonderry, NH 03053
Thirty One Gifts
3425 Morse Crossing, Columbus, Ohio 43219
Tokyo Joe's Studio of Self Defense- Nashua and Manchester
143 W. Pearl St.
865 School St., Unit 9
13 Pony Farm Lane
Windemere Plaza, 71 Route, 101A
2300 Lafayette Rd.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
New England's Largest, Safest, Cleanest and Friendliest water park! Gallons of fun for every one and so close to home. Day tickets, Season Passes & BIG Savings for groups.
Come see out unique lounge bags and supreme comfort accessories!