Events, features and things to do for families in New Hampshire
Come out to Greeley Park for a Day of fun with family and friends.
If you believe in Peter Pan, the flight takes off to Neverland at 10:00 am and returns at 1:00pm. There will be so much to do and see during your travels. Peter Pan will make a stop at Fairy Gear for your Journey Art School and swoop down to the Tick Tock Book Stop. Then, you will have to fill up at the Fairy Princess Snack bar and cool down with a snow cone. Landing in Neverland is where more magic will take…Continue
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This summer marks the 150th anniversary of the organized camp experience. And, while much about the camp experience has evolved and adapted to meet the needs of today’s families, at its core the essentials of the camp experience are the same. And, many of the traditions of camp, like letters from home, remain a critical part of the camp experience.
Letter writing is quickly becoming a lost art to today’s younger generations. In a world of constant and…
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Here's our listing of some of the bigger Fourth of July events that are happening in the Granite State this July 4th. For more events, please visit www.nh.com/fireworks
July 1-3, Chesterfield.…
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HOLDERNESS - Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is hosting summer Guided Discoveries for 2011. These week-long adventures in learning are geared for children ages 3 to 14 and run now through Aug. 5.
Some of the programs include investigating the world of flying predators in Sky Hunters, learning how the lakes and mountains were created by volcanoes, glaciers and time in GeoCamp, creating a natural world play after meeting live animals up close in…
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Join other to parents to learn about free or low-cost family-friendly activities offered right in your own community. You will receive a summer calendar filled with ideas of places to go and things to do. Get ideas on what do to on those rainy days at home by making fun crafts with things you find around your house.
After this workshop, your child will never be able to say, “There’s nothing to do!”
Date: Tuesday, June 28
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the school year draws to a close, students and parents are looking forward to a summer filled with activity and fun. Many of summer’s favorite activities take place on our nation’s public lands, the local parks and green spaces kids enjoy when the weather is warm and school is out.
Public lands are available for all people to enjoy – in every community. They include national parks like the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone as well as…
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Owned and operated by the Hoyt Family of East Madison, original founder Edward E. Hoyt operated The Hoyt Natural Mineral Spring Water Company, shipping bottled “Purity Spring Water” to Boston…Continue
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Winners of Canobie Lake Park’s charity auctions prepare to take the premier ride in the very first car to be launched during the grand opening of Untamed, the Park’s new roller coaster. From left, NH State Senator Chuck Morse, Emma Morse, Gina LaScola, Scott…Continue
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Gas prices may keep some people closer to home this summer, but libraries throughout New Hampshire are encouraging people to continue exploring the world through special reading programs designed around the themes of travel and learning about different cultures.
As part of a national Collaborative Summer Library Program, children’s librarians across New Hampshire are creating special summertime activities based on the slogan, “One World, Many Stories.”…
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MANCHESTER — This summer the University of New Hampshire at Manchester will host three musical events for kids. The events are free and open to the public, thanks to the generous support of the Frederick Smyth Trust.
UNH Manchester's PanDRUMonium
Tuesday, June 28, 10 a.m., outside, behind UNH Manchester*
Kids in the audience can get involved in this…
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CONCORD - What comes to mind when you think of New Hampshire? What best symbolizes the state and its people? The New Hampshire Historical Society offers up more than 100 possible answers in the new exhibition Icons of History: Objects that Define New Hampshire, on view at the Society's…
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MANCHESTER – Performers have the opportunity to showcase their talents at this year’s Bras Across the River event, on Saturday, Sept. 10, 1 to 5 p.m., on the Bridge Street bridge in downtown Manchester.
The event takes over the bridge, with food vendors, a sidewalk art show by NH Institute of Art and children’s activities, as well as singers, bands and dancers, among others. Thousands are expected to attend this second annual event, which is fantastic…
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Berlin, NH – Don’t miss the Northern Forest Heritage Park’s River Day Boat Float on Saturday, June 18th! Canoes, kayaks, motorboats, rafts and anything else that floats are all welcome! Ferg Lea from the Androscoggin Watershed Council challenged, “Let’s see how many boats we can get out to enjoy and celebrate our mighty Androscoggin! Last year, the people down river in Bethel managed to get about 22 paddle craft on the river, so it would be great to beat that as we…Continue
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The Little Church Theater in Holderness is proud to present the first stage production of On Golden Pond ever directed by the Academy Award® winning author, Ernest Thompson.
This landmark event also features the world premiere of a brand new recording from musical legend Carly Simon, The Father Daughter Dance, created by Carly, Ernest and Joe Deleault. There is no better place on earth to present this world class Whitebridge Farm Productions event than on Squam Lake where the…
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New Hampshire magician BJ Hickman will be performing three shows at the Palace Theatre in Manchester to open the Summer Children’s Series 2011. “I’ve been very excited about these shows at the Palace Theatre,” exclaims Hickman, “I grew up in Manchester and went to many movies there when I was a kid.…Continue
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MANCHESTER – The Endowment for Health is holding a community event to discuss the health service needs in the Manchester area and throughout New Hampshire. The discussion will be held June 16, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the City of Manchester Health Department.
The keynote speaker of the event will be Anna Thomas, MPH, the Deputy Public Health Director at the City of Manchester Health Department. The discussion is promoting the public to “believe in a healthy…
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The Sixth Annual SummerFun Fishing Derby will take place on Saturday, July 9, 2011 from 9:00am-11:00am at the Horse Pond Fish & Game Club. Sign-in will begin at 8:00am. The fishing derby, sponsored by the Horse Pond Fish & Game Club, US Fish & Wildlife Service, Target Dept. Stores and Nashua PAL, is for boys & girls ages 5-12 years. Registrations are limited to the first 75 fishermen and all participants must be accompanied by an adult.
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The Mount Washington Cog Railway, the world's first mountain cog railway in the world, is now open for its 142nd season. The Railway is offering departure times to the summit a half-hour earlier this season, with trains leaving at 8:30 a.m., or 9:30 a.m. most of the season. This change allows passengers about an hour of time to check out the summit, as well as free admission to the Mount Washington Observatory Museum.
The Train ride and Observatory Tour…
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