HOLDERNESS - The Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is accepting registrations for its popular summer Guided Discoveries series.
These week-long outdoor adventures in learning for children age 4 to 13 begin June 21 and run through Aug. 13. Parents are encouraged to sign up soon, as some sessions are already full.
Call 968-7194 to register or visit www.nhnature.org
to download a full brochure and registration… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on April 30, 2010 at 9:00am —
AMESBURY, Mass. - The Amesbury Sports Park will host the Amesbury Community Blood Drive with the American Red Cross on Friday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their facility at 12 South Hunt Road.
School vacations and mild spring weather have contributed to a drop in blood donations. As a result the Type O negative blood supply has dropped to critical levels and is expected to dip lower through the end of the month. Type O negative blood donors are encouraged to donate blood as soon as… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on April 29, 2010 at 12:57pm —
StageCoach Productions announces auditions for Into the Woods, a tongue in cheek look at what happens after “happily ever after.”
Incorporating storylines from familiar fairy tales, a baker and his wife set out to lift a curse which has left them childless. When they meet up with a witch who can lift their curse, they realize that all actions have consequences.
Into the Woods is directed by Dan Barth with musical direction by Judy Hayward.… Continue
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MANCHESTER — UNH Manchester students Daniel Pepin of Manchester, and Rebecca Lee of Merrimack, have been awarded Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships by the University of New Hampshire.
Pepin, a student in the computer information systems program, received a $3,500 fellowship for his research on "OpenITware Platform Architecture to Support Learning and Outreach in the CIS Program at UNH Manchester”.
Lee, a student in the communication arts program… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on April 28, 2010 at 9:00am —
DOVER – As New Hampshire school vacation weeks come to the close, the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is offering one more special event for families to enjoy.
On Friday, April 30, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., the Children’s Museum will celebrate its first-ever Puppetry Day. A variety of activities will be offered, culminating in a live puppet show at 2 p.m.
Visitors are invited to experience the art and science of puppetry with the museum’s Director… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on April 27, 2010 at 9:00am —
Writers, artists and educators are invited to register for an upcoming profession development event, “Follow the Passion: An Exploration of the Arts, Literacy & Creativity in Education,” presented by the N.H. State Council on the Arts and the Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire, in partnership with the Kearsarge Regional School District.
The event takes place Friday, May 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kearsarge Regional High School in North Sutton.… Continue
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Meet WMUR meteorologist Josh Judge on Wednesday, April 28, at 2 p.m., at the West Manchester Community Library, 76 N. Main St., Manchester. Find out how weathermen predict the weather when Josh Judge discusses weather forecasting and his new book Continue
Weather Facts and Fun. Book signing and sale will follow the program.…
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on April 24, 2010 at 12:00pm —
A note from Steve Blunt:
Fundraising Event This Saturday!!!
Dear Friends, Family...and Contacts:
This Saturday evening I will be performing at a fundraising benefit for the family of a Nashua man who is fighting lung cancer. I was invited by my friends at the Greater Nashua Mothers Club to join many other members of the… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on April 23, 2010 at 11:11am —
MANCHESTER – Registration is now open for the second annual 48-Hour Film Project in New Hampshire.
Now in its tenth year, the 48 Hour Film Project is the ultimate filmmaking challenge. Making a film isn't so hard, is it? Here's the catch—you've got to do it all (and we mean all) in just 48 hours!
The N.H. competition will take place from Friday, June 11 through Sunday, June 13. The kick-off will be held in Manchester and a screening of all the entries will… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on April 23, 2010 at 9:00am —
SALEM – Canobie Lake Park wants to let you in on some early summer fun. The gates officially swing open for Canobie’s 2010 Season Grand Opening on Saturday, April 24, weather permitting. The Park’s annual one-day sale will also be held that day, and for just this one day, 2010 admission passes will be sold for just $22 each, a savings of $8 off the regular season general admission price.
If the weather is uncooperative, the rain date for the sale will be Sunday,… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on April 21, 2010 at 9:00am —
Beaver Brook Association is offering prepared garden plots at Maple Hill Farm on 117 Ridge Road in Hollis.
Each plot is 20’x20’ in size. The rental fee is $50 and allows access from May until Nov. 30. Friends of Beaver Brook supporters are eligible for garden plots. Those who are interested can visit the garden area just north of the parking lot and compost court.
If you are interested in renting a plot, visit the office between 8:30-4:30 Monday –… Continue
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I heard about this promotion and wanted to share...www.foursquaremanchester.com
- Check in using Foursquare today at over 50 participating venues for great deals such as:
Ben and Jerry's - Buy One Get One Free menu item
iParty - 20% off total purchase
Greater Manchester Family YMCA - Check in at the Downtown Manchester or Goffstown Allard Center YMCA on
April 16 and get two, one week… Continue
Added by Amy Welch on April 16, 2010 at 9:58am —
HOLDERNESS - Squam Lakes Natural Science Center will open its doors to the public earlier than usual this year.
Starting Monday, April 26, through Friday, April 30, the Gephart Exhibit Trail will be open to the public.
Hours will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the last trail admission at 2 p.m. The Center’s regular hours of 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (last admission at 3:30 p.m.) will resume on May 1 and continue until the season ends Nov. 1.
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on April 16, 2010 at 9:00am —
CONCORD – The New Hampshire Women's Alliance and Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains) will host the 2nd annual Girls Day at the Statehouse on April 21.
This educational event will bring together more than 50 girls from programs throughout New Hampshire with legislators, to inspire future leaders. Last year, Governor Lynch proclaimed the day “Girls Day at the Statehouse” and welcomed the girls on the statehouse stairs. This year, businesswomen from the… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on April 14, 2010 at 9:00am —
BURLINGTON, VT. - The 2010 Champlain College Young Writers Conference will be held May 21-23 at Champlain College.The deadline for applications for the three-day event for high school-age writers is Friday, April 16. Applications are available at www.go.champlain.edu/write
This year’s workshop leaders include the following award-winning authors and well-known regional performers: Philip Baruth, Audrey Bohanan, Tim… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on April 13, 2010 at 9:00am —
The West Manchester Community Library will hold its 30th Anniversary Celebration this Wednesday at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
This event will take place at 76 N. Main St, Manchester. For more information, call 624-6560.
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on April 12, 2010 at 9:00am —
BARRINGTON – The Business Baby Shower, a new contest celebrating entrepreneurial moms and all they do to birth and grow a successful company while balancing family life, ends April 30, so mom entrepreneurs should submit their nominations by the end of this month.
The contest was recently launched as a partnership between The Mom Entrepreneur and Corporate Mom DropOuts, and its goal is to create awareness of mom entrepreneur companies and their products and… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on April 9, 2010 at 9:00am —
CONCORD – Keynote speaker at Aerospacefest 2010 on Saturday, May 1, will be Astronaut Barbara Morgan at 2 p.m. Morgan will speak about her experiences as well as present scholarship awards to this year’s Astronomy Bowl IV winners, held at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center on March 27. Keynote speaker on Sunday, May 2, will be NASA’s Deputy Associate Administrator for Public Outreach Alan Ladwig at 2 p.m. Ladwig will also present awards to the winners of the Alex… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on April 8, 2010 at 9:00am —
Katie McQuaid and Melissa Gardner discuss Play@Work, a very promising business idea, in this blog post.
The business plan they wrote for Play@Work is a finalist in the NH Startup Challenge, a competition sponsored by Manchester Young Professionals Network and Public Service of NH.
Please take a look and feel free to give them feedback.http://playatworknh.wordpress.com/
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on April 7, 2010 at 9:35am —