Events, features and things to do for families in New Hampshire
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On March 2, NEA’s Read Across America, an annual reading motivation and awareness program, calls for every child to celebrate reading on the birthday of children’s author Dr. Seuss.
In cities and towns across the nation, teachers, teenagers, librarians, politicians, actors, athletes, parents, grandparents and others develop NEA’s Read Across America activities that week to bring reading excitement to children of…Continue
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Dover, NH (February 28, 2012) – On Friday, March 2, the Children’s Museum of NH will be open for special evening hours at no charge. This Free Family Night, underwritten by in part by TD Charitable Foundation, welcomes all families to explore the museum together from 5:30 – 8 pm.
Free Family Nights are planned for the first Friday night of each month through June 2012. The Children’s Museum is now on its fall/winter schedule: open Tuesday – Saturday from 10 am – 5 pm and Sunday 12…
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NASHUA – Parenting a school age child 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 school-age children learn the skills needed to face the challenges and appreciate the joys of raising their child. A different topic will be addressed each week:
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Manchester, NH – February, 23, 2012 - Make-A-Wish Foundation® of New Hampshire (Make-A-Wish®) officially presented its 1000th Wish on January 25, 2012 to Wish Child David of Epping, NH. The 1000th Wish, a nearly three story castle which…Continue
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On the heels of signing one of the most extraordinary rookie classes in team history, the Harlem Globetrotters will bring their 2012 World Tour to Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester on Saturday, March 17, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets to see the world’s most famous…Continue
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DOVER – During New Hampshire's February school vacation week, the Children’s Museum of NH will host a special visit from two young NH Soap Box Derby competitors and their cars.
On Wednesday, Feb. 29, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., visitors can meet Ryan Chasse, 12, and Teal Borden, 11, and check out the…Continue
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High school champions from across New Hampshire will compete at four semi-final competitions next month for the opportunity to represent their school at the 2012 New Hampshire Poetry Out Loud Championship, which will take place in Representatives Hall at the State House in Concord on Monday, March 26.
Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation competition for high school…
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CONCORD – The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be hosting its third annual Aerospacefest 2012 on Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5.
Aerospacefest celebrates the space sciences and aeronautics with numerous activities, demonstrations and speakers. The theme this year is “X-treme Flight”, featuring the 1956 XF8U-2 Crusader on display at the Discovery Center.
The festival includes helicopter rides, rocket launches, weather balloon launches, HAM radio demonstrations,…Continue
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Parenting New Hampshire, the state’s premier parenting magazine, invites parents and their children to attend the magazine’s annual Summer Camp and Program Expo in March.
The free event, being held in Portsmouth, Bedford and Nashua, gives parents an opportunity to meet with representatives from more than 50 camps and summer programs from around the country. Information on all types of…Continue
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Something fun for kids is happening every day at the Nashua Public Library during school vacation week, Feb. 27–March 2.
Monday Movie Matinee
94 minutes/Rated PG. A man inherits six “adorable” penguins that wreak havoc in his swank New York City apartment. Call the library film line at (603) 589-4646 for movie title.
Monday, Feb. 27, at 2…
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For the seventh consecutive year, IHOP restaurants nationwide will offer each guest a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day to raise awareness and funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
For every short stack of buttermilk pancakes served on National Pancake Day, IHOP guests are invited to make a voluntary donation to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Donations made at IHOPs in the…Continue
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Child and Family Services presents its first-ever Nordic ski event, the Snowman Scramble, Sunday, Feb, 26, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Strafford Ski Center, Strafford, Vt.
The event features an individual 12k Race, a 4-person Team 12k Relay, and a Family Team Snowman Relay that includes two 1k legs and the building of a snowman. The format is a mass start, freestyle. There will be prizes for the first to finish, best snowman and highest sponsorship. Registrations range from $35…
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CONCORD – Registration is now open for astronomy and aviation summer camps at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center.
During July and August, six camps will be offered for youths, ages 5 to 15, with themes ranging from rocketry to living in space, providing in-depth and hands-on exploration of astronomy and aeronautics.
Space Voyagers, for ages 5 to 7, will be offered twice, July 2,3,5,6 from 9–11:30 AM and July 30-August 3 from 9–11 AM. Campers will venture…Continue
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NASHUA –On Friday, March 2, St. Joseph Hospital will host a Dress in Blue Day event to help bring greater awareness to colon cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States.
The event coincides with the Colon Cancer Alliance’s National Dress in Blue Day activities to help commemorate March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., but if detected early, it is highly treatable.…Continue
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Girls Incorporated of New Hampshire's 11th annual 5K Road Race is set for Saturday, April 14, at 9 a.m. in Rochester; online registration is now open at girlsincnewhampshire.org.
If you have run this 5K before, you know that it is a great flat and fast course. You also know that by registering and…Continue
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Educational Outfitters announces its 2012 Scholarship Contest for the 2012/2013 School Year.
The winner of this contest can win one of four $2,000 scholarships or one of four $500 scholarships. The proceeds will be applied toward tuition expenses to any private K-12 institution during the coming school year.
Assignment: Creatively express your ideas and dreams about faith, hope and love, what they mean to you personally, and the lasting impact they create in your family,…Continue
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One of the best ways to get kids interested in trying new foods is to involve them in preparing meals, so the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire and Hannaford Supermarkets have cooked up an event to inspire kitchen creativity and promote family teamwork.
The FoodWorks Mini Iron Chef Competition will be held on Sunday, March 18 at the Children’s Museum…Continue
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