Events, features and things to do for families in New Hampshire
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Laconia, NH – The Laconia Farmers’ Market, in its 39th year, is dedicated to providing the Lakes Region with fresh, locally grown vegetables, garlic, herbs, fruit, berries, natural meats, seafood and delicious farmstead jams and jellies, baked goods, artisan breads and a selection of unique handmade crafts, soaps and art. We accept Snap/EBT and credit card payments.
The market opens Saturday, June 23rd, 8am – Noon, and continues through October…Continue
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Each year, the New Hampshire Lakes Region gears up for one of the country’s most well-known motorcycle rallies.
The 89th annual Laconia Motorcycle Week, to be held June 9-17, attracts motorcycle owners, fans and collectors alike for nine days packed with events geared toward the biker crowd. According to the Lakes Region Tourism Association, visitors who are looking to learn more about the culture or go wild with some of the entertainment choices will find many events to their liking.…Continue
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A thousand walkers will participate lead by co-chairs Greg Grappone and Amanda Grappone-Osmer
WHEN: Saturday June 2
8:30 a.m. Registration
10 a.m. Walk Kick-Off
WHERE: Northeast Delta Dental Stadium
WHY: The American Heart Association’s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. It’s an important component of the…
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on May 29, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
It’s Dad’s turn to be feted on Father’s Day on June 17, but don’t wait until then; treat him to a doughnut on National Doughnut Day on June 1.
National Doughnut Day, always the first Friday in June, honors the Salvation Army “Lassies” of WWI. It is also used as a fundraiser for needy causes of the Salvation Army.
The original Salvation Army Doughnut was first served by Salvation Army in 1917. During WWI, Salvation Army “lassies” were sent to the front lines of…Continue
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Kids Bowl Free is back for the summer, allowing kids to bowl two free games every day. Several bowling centers around New Hampshire are taking part in the promotion (see list below); for more information, go to www.kidsbowlfree.com.
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(Courtesy of the NH Division of Historical Resources)
Approximately 33,000 New Hampshire soldiers – 10 percent of the state’s 1860 population – served in the state’s cavalry, light battery, heavy artillery, 18 infantry and two U.S. sharpshooter units.
Of those, approximately 4,300 died on the battlefield or of injury or disease. Nearly 1,600 or so others were never accounted for. At the time, both the North and South were accustomed to death being an intimate, family,…Continue
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Hudson – Get ready to rev your engines because Telegraph Entertainment is proud to present the 5th annual Motor Mania being held on June 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This popular car show, held at The Telegraph’s executive offices at 17 Executive Drive in Hudson, is free to attend and open to the public. There is a $10 per vehicle fee for those…Continue
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PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE (May 4, 2012) – The Service Credit Union Boston-Portsmouth Air Show announced today that the Black Diamond jet demonstration team has been formally added to its 2012 lineup. This year’s show will take to the skies at the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease on June 30 & July 1 and will feature the United States Navy Blue Angels. The Service Credit Union Boston – Portsmouth Air Show is being jointly produced by the Daniel Webster Council, Boy Scouts of…Continue
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Parents often get the best advice from talking to other parents – at the playground, at school or sports events, in waiting rooms or lines... so we’re asking our readers to recommend their Family Favorites.
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Dover, NH (May 21, 2012) – On Friday, June 1, the Children’s Museum of NH will be open for special evening hours at no charge. All families are invited to explore the museum together from 5:30 – 8 pm.
This is the final Free Family Night of the school year. Free Family Nights are not held in summer. A new…
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Glen, NH – Story Land, the children’s theme park located on Route 16, in Glen, NH will open for its 2012 Season Memorial Day Weekend, May 26, 27, and 28. Park hours are 9am to 5pm.
The new season is highlighted by the return of the phenomenal Royal Hanneford Circus performing three shows daily beginning opening day through Labor Day and featuring all new ‘feats of wonder!’ The new acts include: a family juggling troupe, a ‘Rolla-Bolla’ Spectacular, a clown act like…Continue
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Come see this wild and zany event that has been a favorite for more than 20 years. Families, friends, singles, writers, photographers… You really need to see this one for yourself. Watching more than 3,500 yellow rubber ducks make their way down the Wildcat River to the finish line will excite the child in all of you. There is No Admissions Fee anyone can pick a spot on the side of the…Continue
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The 23rd Annual Hampton Beach Seafood Festival is scheduled for September 7-9, 2012.
The Seafood Festival is a fun place to meet new people, re-acquaint with old friends and take pride in volunteering. It is guaranteed to be a fun-filled weekend in which our business colleagues, the community, and almost 600 volunteers pull together to put on a World Class Event! It takes an enormous effort of the volunteers to make this event a success. The continued commitment of the volunteers who…Continue
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Manchester, NH - More than three dozen vehicles of all makes, models and sizes are rolling in to the Mall of New Hampshire parking lot for the fourth annual Touch a Truck event, where children can sit in, climb on and experience amazing trucks used in real life.
Touch a Truck 4 will take place on Saturday, June 2 (rain date Saturday, June 9) from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the mall’s food court parking lot, and is a benefit for Noah’s Ark Child Care Center in Manchester and the Mall of New…
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DOVER — Feeling a bit crabby? Then be a little shellfish and join author Brian Benoit and illustrator Marty Kelley to celebrate the release of their new picture book, Crustacean Vacation, on Saturday, June 2, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, 6 Washington St. in Dover.
Special programs, at 2 and 2:45 will include a reading of Crustacean Vacation by the author, art activities led by the illustrator, a question and answer period, book signing, and…Continue
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SALEM – Memorial Day weekend is a time to remember our country’s armed services members for all their sacrifices and for all they do on our behalf. It also marks the unofficial beginning of summer when many families visit Canobie Lake Park in Salem.
Beginning Thursday, May 24, Canobie Lake Park will be open seven days a week through Labor Day. And to honor those who bravely serve our country, Canobie will hold Armed Services Appreciation Days on Saturday, Sunday and Monday (Memorial…Continue
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Native American artists will be demonstrating beadwork and quillwork techniques at Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum.
Demonstrations will be on the following Sunday afternoons, 1-3 p.m., from May through October:
May 20 Rhonda Besaw (Abenaki)
May 27 Debbie Dostie (Navajo)
June 10 Debbie Dostie (Navajo)
June 24 Lynn Murphy (Abenaki)
July 1 Rhoda Besaw (Abenaki)
July 29 Lynn Murphy (Abenaki)
Oct. 28 Chris Bullock (Wampanog)
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The Palace Theatre is proud to announce the 8th annual Kitchen…Continue
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