Events, features and things to do for families in New Hampshire
AMHERST - Artistic Director Vouli Anthimidou announced that a new performing dance company is forming in Amherst.
Souhegan Valley Dance Theatre will provide to dancers the practice and the performing opportunities to create the skill and the versatility to further their dance education and performance experience. Dancers of the Souhegan Valley Dance Theatre will work on the Nutcracker, a spring showcase, an end-of-the-year recital, and other performances as an application…
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This Memorial Day Weekend, the families of military service members will be able to enjoy free admission to the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire thanks to BAE Systems. Generous corporate sponsorship from BAE is allowing the Children’s Museum of NH to admit active-duty and retired military…Continue
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This Memorial Day Weekend, kids under the age of 13 cruise free on the historic M/S Mount Washington. Limit to two free children per adult. This offer will be available Saturday, Sunday and Monday (May 25, 26 and 27) from all ports. Also, veterans and military personnel pay only $10 on all daytime scenic cruises.
On Saturday night, May 25, join the Salute to Service Dinner-Dance Cruise on Lake Winnipesauke in honor of police officers, firefighters, EMTs, veterans and military…
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New Hampshire’s Young Adult Library Services Association, in collaboration with the national Collaborative Summer Library Program, has announced that Windham’s Niki Kuchipudi is the New Hampshire winner of the 2013 Teen Video Challenge.
Now in its third year, the Teen Video Challenge is a national competition that encourages teens to create 30- to 90-second public service announcements that encourage both reading and using public libraries throughout the summer.
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St. Joseph Hospital is offering three different “Dinner with the Dietitians” educational series open to the public.
Figuring Out Food Labels
Thursday, May 30, 6:30-8 p.m
Knowing how to read food labels is important if you have health conditions, such as high blood pressure or cholesterol. The more practice you get reading food labels, the better you can become in using them as a tool to plan your healthy, balanced diet and for making healthier cooking…
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – With research proving play is critical to the overall well-being of children, 217 cities and towns, including Pelham and Seabrook, earned recognition from national non-profit KaBOOM! as 2013 Playful City USA communities for their efforts to give children the childhood they deserve by providing ample opportunities for play.
Today’s generation of children play less than any previous generation despite the vast benefits of play. The Journal of the American Academy of…
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On Sunday, May 12, the Children’s Museum of NH will…Continue
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NASHUA – Are you wondering how to get your children to listen and cooperate? Join other parents with children age 5-12 for this interactive, video-based six-week parenting program.
Weekly sessions will cover topics such as the challenges of parenting today with techniques to gain cooperation; avoiding common communication blocks; breaking the negative cycle of parenting your children; understanding what your children are looking for when they misbehave to head off power struggles;…
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SALEM - If you’re thinking about summer already, here’s some good news: So is Canobie Lake Park. The big gates swing open for 2013 on Saturday, April 27, weather-permitting.
The Park’s annual One-Day Sale will also be held on Opening Day when 2013 admission passes will be sold for the reduced…
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DOVER – In honor of Mother’s Day, the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is offering free admission…Continue
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Squam Lakes Natural Science Center opens its 47th annual trail season on Wednesday, May 1.
Regular trail hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (last trail admission at 3:30 p.m.). Since 1966, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center has educated and enlightened visitors about the natural world through spectacular live animal exhibits, natural science education programs, and lake cruises. The Science Center is the only institution in northern New England accredited by the…Continue
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Windham High School’s SMILES community service club is proud to announce the 4th annual STYLES & S.M.I.L.E.S. Breast Cancer Fashion Show.
In partnership with Windham’s Team BellaDonna, an Avon breast cancer group, we have created an event that the whole community will love to raise money and awareness in the battle against breast cancer.
The spectacular fashion show will take place on Saturday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the Windham High School auditorium. Tickets will be…Continue
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NASHUA - The North Main Music School will be offering a two-hour Broadway performance workshop for kids in grade 3 and up, on Saturdays May 4, 11, and 18, at their 28 Charron Ave. location in Nashua.
On Broadway they are known as the "Triple Threat"- actor/singer/dancer. In this new workshop at North Main Music, aspiring Broadway stars can work on monologue skills, group singing and basic dance skills. North Main Music voice instructor, Nanette Perrotte, will help students…
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NASHUA – The Landry Early Childhood Center at Rivier University is proud to announce that they have recently achieved a new, five-year term of accreditation through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The administration, teaching staff, and families of the Landry Early Childhood Center at Rivier have continued to uphold the mark of quality represented by the NAEYC Accreditation system.
Programs seeking NAEYC Accreditation are measured against…Continue
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Registration is open for the fourth annual Greater Nashua Sprint Triathlon to be held Sunday, June 23, at YMCA Camp Sargent in Merrimack.
Presented by the Center for Physical Therapy and Exercise and the YMCA of Greater Nashua this triathlon attracts more than 450 athletes each year. Whether you are a first time triathlete or a veteran, you will enjoy our clean lake, rolling hills, smooth run, as well as our hospitality and convenient race venue.
This event raises much needed…Continue
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YMCA Youth and Government Program's 65 session was held at the State House on Friday and Saturday. Executive Councilor Ray Burton and North Country Senator Jeff Woodburn, who is a program alum, participated in the 2-day program.
From left is Youth Governor Justin R. Prindle, of Campbell…Continue
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The Merrimack Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for its 2013 college scholarships.
Applications are available on the Chamber’s website (merrimackchamber.org) or at the Chamber Office, 246 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack.
Merrimack Chamber of Commerce Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, extra-curricular activity, and community service to a graduating high school senior. Applicants for this scholarship must be an employee (or the dependent…Continue
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HENNIKER - The Center for Educational Innovation at New England College will present a community forum on “Preventing Gun Violence in American Schools” on Tuesday, April 9, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. This free event will take place on campus in the Simon Center Great Room located at 98 Bridge St., Henniker. The event is co-sponsored by the NEC Education Department, TEACH, and the Center for School Climate and Learning.
With more questions than answers related to the topic of gun…Continue
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April is Sexual Assault Awareness month and will be recognized at the Family Justice Center in Rochester on Wednesday, April 10.
Two AmeriCorps Victim Assistance Volunteers at SASS, Meredith and Christina will have a table available so that Friends of the FJC and anyone seeking services from the FJC may decorate a T-shirt with a message relating to domestic/sexual abuse.
This project is part of the Clothesline Project, a program started on Cape Cod, MA, in 1990 to address the…Continue
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