From the Fisher-Price website:
Through this monitoring, we have identified a few issues we want you to
know about. In collaboration with the Consumer Products Safety
Commission, Health Canada and other regulators, we initiated the recall
process for certain products. And we're reaching out to parents to help
you determine whether you have a recalled product and how to get a
replacement part or repair kit. We've prepared detailed information for
you at this… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 30, 2010 at 1:02pm —
Parenting NH Magazine is proud to announce it has published the 5th edition of Stepping Stones NH: A guidebook for people with disabilities, their families and the professionals who support them.
Stepping Stones NH is done in conjunction with the New Hampshire Council on Developmental Disabilities and Director of Projects David Ouellette. The Council provided all the information you see in the publication.
We hope… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 30, 2010 at 9:00am —
STRATHAM – Seacoast Family Promise, a nonprofit that brings shelter, meals and support services to families with children younger than 18 experiencing homelessness, is celebrating serving more than 100 families in just under seven years.
The “100 Plus Reception” is set for Thursday, Sept. 30, at 10:30 a.m. at the SFP Day Center located at 6 Emery Lane in Stratham.
“This is an event to reunite former families with the folks who helped them triumph over homelessness,” explains… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 29, 2010 at 9:00am —
The public is invited to the opening reception for "Ink, Paper, Scissors: An Exhibit of Printmaking, Mixed media and Collage" an exhibition featuring multiple works of five juried artists from the Mount Washington Valley Arts Association.
The exhibition is opening on Friday, Oct. 1, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Association's Visual Arts Center at 16 Norcross Place, North Conway. Light refreshments will be served.
The exhibit includes works by Karen… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 28, 2010 at 9:00am —
FOR ALL AGES
Friday, Oct. 1 and Saturday, Oct. 2Harvest Festival
ENFIELD – Enfield Shaker Museum, 447 Route 4A. Enjoy a weekend of fun and festivities. Enjoy a Shaker Harvest dinner Friday night in the 1841 Great Stone Dwelling dining room. On Saturday,
the whole family will participate in hands-on activities in the Old Stone Mill.
Take a horse-drawn wagon ride and hunt for pennies in a haystack. Make your own
cider, churn… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 27, 2010 at 1:00pm —
CONCORD – New strategies for advancing the concept of healthy eating and active living environments in New Hampshire will be shared at the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Annual Conference.
The conference will be Tuesday, Oct. 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord.
This is an opportunity for state and local policy makers and representatives from planning, transportation, environment, housing, agriculture,… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 27, 2010 at 9:00am —
The Parenting Journey is a multifaith coffee and conversation group that gathers to explore the spirituality in the everyday work of raising children. Parents and grandparents from all spiritual and religious backgrounds (or none at all) are welcome.
The group meets from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on the second Friday of the month, September through May. On Friday, Oct. 8, the group will discuss talking with children about death.
The Rev. Pamela Barz, Unitarian… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 24, 2010 at 9:00am —
AMESBURY, Mass. - The Amesbury Sports Park will host the 4th annual Brew Fest on Saturday, Sept. 25, from noon to 8 p.m. at its facility at 12 South Hunt Road.
The Brew Fest, sponsored by WXGR and Kennebec River Brewery, will feature a plethora of microbrews (just $10 for 10, 3 oz. samples), barbecue, OGO (Outdoor Gravity Orb) and summer tubing rides, and music by 6 live bands on an outdoor stage.
The Brew Fest will feature such crowd favorites as… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 23, 2010 at 9:00am —
CONCORD -- The Board of Trustees of the NH Children's Trust Fund announces the award of $150,000 in contracts to 17 NH-based organizations providing services to families for the prevention of child abuse and neglect.
Funded organizations may be continuing services, establishing new services or extending services to underserved areas, but all services work toward the goal of "keeping children safe and families strong." These awards are made possible through the… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 22, 2010 at 9:00am —
GILFORD -- Ever wonder what it's like to sit in the cockpit of the NH State Police Helicopter, see the Bomb Squad robot at work, feel what it's like to be at the end of a fire hose, or come face to face with the working K9 officers from our area? Here's your chance.... come check out this year's Belknap County Public Safety Day, which will include the addition of several new attractions, Saturday Sept. 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 21, 2010 at 9:00am —
CONCORD – The Friends Program’s Foster Grandparent Program will join the nationwide celebration of the first Senior Corps Week, Sept. 20-24, spotlighting the extraordinary work done by Senior Corps member in communities across New Hampshire.
“We are proud to be part of Senior Corps and grateful for the volunteers who are getting things done throughout New Hampshire,” said Jerome Madden, Executive Director of The Friends Program. “Senior Corps members have made a… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 20, 2010 at 12:39pm —
MANCHESTER – On Saturday, Sept. 25, The Currier Museum of Art will join 800 participating institutions across America in taking part in Smithsonian magazine's sixth Museum Day celebration. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the nation are offering free admission to Smithsonian magazine readers and Smithsonianmag.com visitors.
The event reflects the spirit of the magazine, and emulates the free-admission policy of the Smithsonian… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 20, 2010 at 9:00am —
LONDONDERRY- Today, from 4 to 8 p.m., the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting in celebration of Healing Hands Chiropractic Family Wellness Center's grand opening.
There will be a bouncy house for the kids, light refreshments, chair massage, prizes, a DJ and more. A representative from the NH Food Bank will be onsite collecting non-perishable items at the door. A raffle ticket for the door prizes will be allotted for each… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 17, 2010 at 9:00am —
New England Dance Ensemble’s annual company auditions will be Sunday, Sept. 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 21 Buttrick Road in Londondonderry.
Auditions are open to all performers in the New England area, regardless of studio affiliation. Among several other classic stage productions, NEDE performances for the 2010-2011 season will include its annual full-scale “Nutcracker”, returning to Windham High School Theatre on Dec. 11 and 12.
Go to… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 16, 2010 at 9:00am —
The Dance Company Souhegan Valley LLC is holding its grand opening on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Meet the talented team of teachers, participate in class demos, see the freshly painted vibrant studio, enjoy ice cream, get your face painted, participate in our coloring contest, try on your favorite tutu and more. One lucky dancer will win one free class for the entire year.
The Dance Company is under the direction of Tarryn Brandl and is committed… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 15, 2010 at 11:48am —
NORTH CONWAY -- The MWV Children’s Museum will host the second annual “Come Play With Me!” Early Childhood Conference, Saturday, Sept. 25, at Kennett Senior High School, in North Conway.
The conference features a number of sessions covering many aspects of early childhood education, and will draw dozens educators and interested individuals from across the region.
The importance of play in the lives of young children is a key focus for the five-year old… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 15, 2010 at 9:00am —
PORTSMOUTH - Strawbery Banke Museum (www.strawberybanke.org
), an organization dedicated to reconnecting individuals with Portsmouth’s forgotten past, announced they will host Creative Painting for Children on Sept. 18 and 25.
Offered as part of the Museum’s Painting Portsmouth exhibit, the workshop is a hands-on learn-to-paint program for children of all ages. Just in time for back-to-school, it is designed to provide… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 14, 2010 at 9:00am —
On Sept. 30, Child Health Services will celebrate its 30th anniversary at the Selma Deitch "Champion for Children" Awards to be held at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester.
In 1980, a time when the country was working to establish well-child clinics as a place for children to access health care, Dr. Selma Deitch was leading the development of a comprehensive set of services for low-income children in a medical home model. Child Health Services model… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 13, 2010 at 9:00am —
From Sept. 12, through Oct. 3, the Andres Institute of Art invites the public to visit the 12th Bridges and Connections International Sculpture Symposium titled, “A Place For Change”.
Participating artists this year are:
Gerard Motondi - Kisii, Kenya
Susan Abraham - New York
Esfandyar Moradpour - Naghadeh City, Iran
Gopinath Subbanna - Bangalore, India
This year’s theme, “A Place for Change”, explores the idea is that in our… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 9, 2010 at 9:00am —
Teachers, principals, parents and students are invited to attend a free information session about the New Hampshire Poetry Out Loud 2011 program for high school students.
The session is Monday, Sept. 13, at 4 p.m. at the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, 2½ Beacon Street, Concord. Representatives from schools of all sizes and from all corners of New Hampshire are invited to attend.
New Hampshire Poetry Out Loud 2011, sponsored by the New… Continue
Added by Parenting NH Administrator on September 8, 2010 at 9:00am —