Events, features and things to do for families in New Hampshire
LOWELL, Mass. – AEG and Mill City Management are pleased to present DAUGHTRY at Lowell Memorial Auditorium on Monday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase in person at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium box office at 50 East Merrimack St. in Lowell, by calling the box office at (978)…Continue
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NASHUA – Parenting a preschooler can be a fun and exciting time for both you and your child as you each learn new things and grow together as a family.
This February, the Family Resource Center of Greater Nashua is offering a month-long series of workshops on Tuesday evenings that help parents of preschoolers learn the skills needed to face the challenges and appreciate the joys of raising their child.
A different topic will be addressed each week:
Feb. 7: Encouraging…Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on January 30, 2012 at 1:45pm — No Comments
CONCORD - Mike Somers, president and CEO of the New Hampshire Lodging and Restaurant Association, announced the date for the first statewide New Hampshire Restaurant Week.
The 8-day event will start with a kick-off event on Main Street in Concord on May 18 and run through May 25.
Restaurant Week in New Hampshire will encourage everyone to get out and “Try Something New!” at participating restaurants. Diners will visit…Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on January 27, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
ROCHESTER – The Strafford County community is invited to celebrate the grand opening of the YMCA of Strafford County, the area’s new state-of-the-art family facility on Jan. 28, from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m. The family friendly event will be held at the new YMCA located at 35 Industrial Way in Rochester.
Tthe YMCA of Strafford County grand opening celebration will kick off with a ceremonial ribbon cutting and brief remarks from Y and city officials. Following the ribbon cutting,…
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on January 26, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
CONCORD – Stock up those bird feeders and dig out your binoculars for New Hampshire Audubon’s Backyard Winter Bird Survey.
This annual statewide survey is Saturday, Feb. 11, and Sunday, Feb. 12. Biologists need assistance from citizens all over the Granite State to get a clear picture of what’s really happening with our winter birds.
Anyone can participate in the Backyard Winter Bird Survey by counting the birds in their own backyard on the survey weekend and sending the…Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on January 24, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments
DOVER – Families are invited to share the love in February by attending the first-ever Very, Very Valentine’s Dance at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire.
The dance will take place at the Museum in Dover on Friday, Feb. 10 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $10 per person for museum members…Continue
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NORTH CONWAY – For the past eight years the Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce has presented the annual chilly chili cookoff to take the chill out of a March winter day.
Once again this year, the event has been spiced up a notch and two simultaneous chili cook-offs will take place with…Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on January 20, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
The Young Adult Librarians of New Hampshire announce the 2012 Teen Video Challenge, part of a national competition asking teens to create 30- to 90-second public service announcements that encourage reading and using public libraries during the summer.…Continue
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NASHUA- St. Joseph Hospital wants to make it little easier for the community to get healthy in the new year by teaming up and having fun to lose those extra pounds.
Lighten Up Nashua is a new, free, community online weight-loss program designed to motivate individuals and teams to focus their energy on achieving a healthy lifestyle.
According to the New Hampshire Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey, in 2009, 36.5 percent of adults in New Hampshire were overweight and…Continue
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CONCORD — UNH Cooperative Extension Education Steve Roberge will present “Backyard Maple Sugaring” on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 9:15 a.m. during the 2012 NH Farm and Forest Expo.
The workshop will be presented in the Pierce Room at Manchester’s Radisson Hotel. This workshop is geared to first-timers and beginners with fewer than 150 taps. All aspects of maple sugaring will be covered, including tree identification and tagging, collecting and boiling sap, finishing, filtering and packing…Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on January 17, 2012 at 1:05pm — No Comments
Hackmatack Playhouse producer Michael Guptill has announced the 2012 (41st year) show schedule for this summer. According to Guptill, “We have a show on the way to Broadway, one just off Broadway, and old favorite, and a new favorite.”
The Hackmatack season opens with a brand…Continue
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MANCHESTER – Aaron Copland’s iconic Lincoln Portrait will be narrated by former congressman Paul Hodes at the Manchester Community Music School in Manchester, on Sunday, Jan. 15, at 3 p.m.
Lincoln Portrait will be performed by the New Hampshire Youth Symphony Orchestra as part of their annual Winter Concert.
The concert is free and open to the public, however, donations of $5 per person and $20 per
family are appreciated.…
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on January 9, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments
(Nashua, NH) - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nashua invites you to a Grand Opening Celebration for their new facility, located at 2300 Southwood Drive in Nashua accessible from Route 101A or Exit 8 off the Everett Turnpike, for a fun and healthy day!
Join Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nashua on January 28, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and bring your family and friends and celebrate good health as Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nashua unveils their new building to the community!
Activities for the day…Continue
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The snow covered Black Mountain Resort and the Village of Jackson New Hampshire is preparing for one of it's favorite events of the year: The 11th New Hampshire Sanctioned & Jackson Invitational Snow Sculpting competition. Beginning at noon on Friday January 27th teams from all over the Northeastern part of the United States will converge on this quintessential New England family mountain village. Sculpting will begin on Friday the 27th, continue through the weekend and finishing by noon…Continue
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DOVER – Visitors to the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire on Saturday, Jan. 21, are in for a special treat.
The museum’s popular Books Alive program, underwritten by Irving Oil, will be hosting a visit from the cute costumed mouse from the book “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” from 10 a.m.…
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on January 4, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
Kelly and Matthew Pearson of Pembroke, parents of two young boys, recently opened an inflatable fun center in Hooksett.
Kelly says: “My husband and I have been working on this business idea forever and are so excited about the support we’ve gotten from the community.”
And they want parents to get in on the fun, too. “We encourage families with all ages to come and play, as there’s something for everyone to enjoy. We love that our equipment brings out the…Continue
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Here is your opportunity to recognize a parent with qualities that you admire. Take a moment to think of a parent that has taken that extra step to improve the life of their own family or the lives of those around them.
All nominations will be reviewed and carefully selected by the Unsung Hero Committee which includes some past recipients, board, staff and community members. All Nominations are due by Jan. 11.
The Unsung Hero Award will recognize 29 parents…Continue
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