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August 2017

  Saturday mornings 8:30-12:00 noon May 6, 2017 - October 28, 2017 The Concord Farmers Market, located on Capitol Street next to the State House, is one of the oldest in the state. With...

Cost: $

Where:
Capitol Street
Next to the State House
Concord, NH  03301
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Wildlife Encounters will bring a fascinating collection of reptiles, mammals and birds from around the world. Come and meet these amazing creatures as you enjoy our open house, music, and stroll...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bedrock Gardens
45 High Road
Lee, NH
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Telephone: 603-659-2993
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Dramatized by Richard R. GeorgeBased on the Book By Roald DahlAugust 19 at 2pm, 21 at 7pm, 22 at 10:30am,  25 and 26 at 2pmWhen James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit...

Cost: $8 for Children, $10 for Adults

Where:
Peterborough Players
55 Hadley Rd
Peterborough, NH  03458
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Sponsor: Peterborough Players
Telephone: 603-924-7585
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Join us for delicious Middle Eastern food, the wonderful music of George Maalouf, and dancing!  For your kids, we have plenty of games, face painting, and a bouncy slide.  For adults, we...

Cost: Free to attend.

Where:
Our Lady of the Cedars Church
140 Mitchell Street
Manchester, NH  03053
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Sponsor: Our Lady of the Cedars
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Enjoy a family-friendly day filled with fun, games, activities and food. 2017 “Tigers Den” Hay Day: Saturday, August 19th ; 9:00am - 3:00pm, Downtown Events • 9:00 am;...

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
Downtown area of Farmington, NH
Main Street
Farmington, NH
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Sponsor: Farmington Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 755-2405
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Story Time intended for ages 3-7. Mondays, August 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th. Will consist of a series of books with goals of: confidence, self esteem, team work, helping others and all the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Manchester Karate Studio
24 Bridge St
Manchester, NH  03101
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Sponsor: Manchester Karate Studio
Telephone: (603) 625-5835
Contact Name: Mark Standen
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Squam Lakes Natural Science Center will be hosting a viewing of the solar eclipse. Staff from McAuliffe-Shephard Discovery Center will guide you in safely viewing this phenomenon using solar...

Cost: Cost of eclipse viewing is included with trail admission

Where:
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
23 Science Center Rd
Holderness, NH  03245
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Dramatized by Richard R. GeorgeBased on the Book By Roald DahlAugust 19 at 2pm, 21 at 7pm, 22 at 10:30am,  25 and 26 at 2pmWhen James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit...

Cost: $8 for Children, $10 for Adults

Where:
Peterborough Players
55 Hadley Rd
Peterborough, NH  03458
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Sponsor: Peterborough Players
Telephone: 603-924-7585
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On Monday, Aug. 21, Granite Staters will have the rare opportunity to experience a solar eclipse. While New Hampshire is not in the path of totality, it is close enough so that fully 62...

Cost: Adults, $10; $9, students; $7, kids 3-12; free 2 and younger/members

Where:
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
2 Institute Drive
Concord, NH
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Join Master Gardener Liz Stevens to learn how to identify and remove invasive plant species. We will begin each session with a brief introduction to an invasive species and then go out onto the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
23 Science Center Rd
23
Holderness, NH  03245
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Every Tuesday, July 11 through August 29, at 10 a.m. Sharing stories about the Granite State is a great way to bring families together in a weekly story hour focusing on iconic images of New...

Cost: free

Where:
New Hampshire Historical Society
30 Park Street
Concord, NH  03301
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Sponsor: New Hampshire Historical Society
Telephone: 603-228-6688
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This Cooking and Nutrition skills mini-camp is a 2 day, 3 hours event.  Kids will learn what a healthy lunchbox should include. From Bento boxes to sandwiches, and don't forget...

Cost: $99 (all supplies/food included)

Where:
Marion Gerrish Community Center
39 W Broadway
Derry, NH  03038
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Sponsor: Southern NH Family Fun and Learning
Telephone: 603-490-6795
Contact Name: Andrea Younie
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Dramatized by Richard R. GeorgeBased on the Book By Roald DahlAugust 19 at 2pm, 21 at 7pm, 22 at 10:30am,  25 and 26 at 2pmWhen James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit...

Cost: $8 for Children, $10 for Adults

Where:
Peterborough Players
55 Hadley Rd
Peterborough, NH  03458
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Sponsor: Peterborough Players
Telephone: 603-924-7585
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We will be building beneficial bug houses. You child will learn basic building techniques while they construct their bug house which will hopefully attract beneficial bugs to your yard! We will...

Cost: $15.00

Where:
J and F Farms
124 Chester Rd.
Derry, NH  03038
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Sponsor: Renaissance Kids
Telephone: 603-537-6009
Contact Name: Chris Rodrigues
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Join and Audubon Naturalist and choose from a canoe, single/double kayak, or paddleboard as we travel along the route of the newly created water trail. Visiting as many stops as time allows and...

Cost: $20 Member/$25 Non-member

Where:
Newfound Audubon Center
290 N. Shore Rd.
Hebron, NH  03241
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Sponsor: NH Audubon's Newfound Center
Telephone: 603-744-3516
Contact Name: Ian Cullison
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Join us for a family-friendly movie at dusk "on the green" by our Timberland Factory Store at Settlers Green Outlet Village. This is a free event! We provide lawn seats for the first 30...

Cost: Free

Where:
Settlers Green Outlet Village
2 Common Court Unit C13
North Conway, NH  03860
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Contact Name: Laura
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Tired of having to repeat things 20 times? Do you wish your child would just listen and cooperate? In this two-part series, parents will find out how to connect with their children...

Cost: Free; includes free child care

Where:
Families First
100 Campus Drive
Portsmouth, NH
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Telephone: 422-8208 ext. 2
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Join NH Audubon at the Meadow Wind B&B in Hebron, NH for weekly evening program that brings in speakers from around the state to cover topics related to the natural world. From Golden...

Cost: $5 Member/$7 Non-member

Where:
Meadow Wind B&B
41 N. Shore
Hebron, NH  03241
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Sponsor: NH Audubon's Newfound Center
Telephone: 603-744-3516
Contact Name: Ian Cullison
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This Cooking and Nutrition skills mini-camp is a 2 day, 3 hours event.  Kids will learn what a healthy lunchbox should include. From Bento boxes to sandwiches, and don't forget...

Cost: $99 (all supplies/food included)

Where:
Marion Gerrish Community Center
39 W Broadway
Derry, NH  03038
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Sponsor: Southern NH Family Fun and Learning
Telephone: 603-490-6795
Contact Name: Andrea Younie
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Dramatized by Richard R. GeorgeBased on the Book By Roald DahlAugust 19 at 2pm, 21 at 7pm, 22 at 10:30am,  25 and 26 at 2pmWhen James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit...

Cost: $8 for Children, $10 for Adults

Where:
Peterborough Players
55 Hadley Rd
Peterborough, NH  03458
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Sponsor: Peterborough Players
Telephone: 603-924-7585
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Acoustic music series on the Starbucks Patio at Settlers Crossing. Local artists from New Hampshire and Maine are featured in a two-hour set from 4-6 p.m.This is a fair-weather event, and is not...

Cost: Free

Where:
Settlers Crossing
1500 White Mountain Highway
North Conway, NH  03860
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Contact Name: Laura
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Ke-yah! Come bring your little ninja's in and let them have a Nighttime Ninja Party (during the day ;) ) This event is included with your paid admission! We'll read Nighttime Ninja The...

Cost: Free w Paid Admission

Where:
playdate
60 Whittier Hwy
Moultonborough, NH  03254
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Sponsor: playdate
Telephone: 603-242-2304
Contact Name: Liz Oswald
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Dramatized by Richard R. GeorgeBased on the Book By Roald DahlAugust 19 at 2pm, 21 at 7pm, 22 at 10:30am,  25 and 26 at 2pmWhen James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit...

Cost: $8 for Children, $10 for Adults

Where:
Peterborough Players
55 Hadley Rd
Peterborough, NH  03458
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Sponsor: Peterborough Players
Telephone: 603-924-7585
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For its 5th annual re-enactment event, the Woodman Museum will present “More Voices from the Cemetery” on October 14-15, 2017 on the grounds of Dover’s picturesque and historic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Woodman Musuem
182 Central Ave
Dover, NH  03820
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Sponsor: Woodman Museum
Telephone: 603-742-1038
Contact Name: Evelyn French
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Join an Audubon narrator aboard the NLRA pontoon boat for an EcoTour on Newfound Lake. We will look for wildlife and explore some of the points of interest around the lake. Binoculars will be...

Cost: $15 Members & Youth (5-15), $20 Adult, under 5 Free w/ adult

Where:
Grey Rocks Conservation Area
180 N. Shore Rd.
Hebron, NH  03241
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Sponsor: NH Audubon's Newfound Center
Telephone: 603-744-3516
Contact Name: Ian Cullison
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Dramatized by Richard R. GeorgeBased on the Book By Roald DahlAugust 19 at 2pm, 21 at 7pm, 22 at 10:30am,  25 and 26 at 2pmWhen James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit...

Cost: $8 for Children, $10 for Adults

Where:
Peterborough Players
55 Hadley Rd
Peterborough, NH  03458
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Sponsor: Peterborough Players
Telephone: 603-924-7585
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  Saturday mornings 8:30-12:00 noon May 6, 2017 - October 28, 2017 The Concord Farmers Market, located on Capitol Street next to the State House, is one of the oldest in the state. With...

Cost: $

Where:
Capitol Street
Next to the State House
Concord, NH  03301
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Join Moms Clean Air Force - New Hampshire, the NH Sierra Club Chapter,  The River Guild and Concord Birth Center for the New Hampshire Play-In for Climate Action on Saturday August 26,...

Cost: Free

Where:
State House Lawn
107 N Main Street
Concord, NH  03303
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Sponsor: Moms Clean Air Force
Telephone: 802-249-0117
Contact Name: Rebecca Whitley
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The Dover Mini Maker Faire is a day long festival in downtown Dover, NH where people of all ages show what they are making, and share what they are learning.   Organized by the Children’s...

Cost: $10

Where:
The Children's Museum of NH
6 Washington St
Dover, NH  03820
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All of us use water and it touches every part of our lives, every day. On this water-focused morning, play H2Olympics, learn the journey of a single drop of water and take home conservation tips...

Cost: Free

Where:
Amoskeag Fishways
4 Fletcher St.
Manchester, NH
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Telephone: 626-FISH
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Enjoy live music and delicious chili in beautiful Veteran's Park on Elm Street in downtown Manchester. Homecooks are also invited to throw their ladles into the ring and and compete for the...

Cost: Free to attend, chili samples are $2

Where:
Veteran's Park
889 Elm Street
Manchester, NH
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Sponsor: Intown Manchester and TD Bank
Contact Name: Trixie Vazquez
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Dramatized by Richard R. GeorgeBased on the Book By Roald DahlAugust 19 at 2pm, 21 at 7pm, 22 at 10:30am,  25 and 26 at 2pmWhen James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit...

Cost: $8 for Children, $10 for Adults

Where:
Peterborough Players
55 Hadley Rd
Peterborough, NH  03458
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Sponsor: Peterborough Players
Telephone: 603-924-7585
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A great annual tradition - featuring a pancake breakfast, parade, food and craft booths, entertainment, games and field events, road race, band concert, dance and...FIREWORKS!!! Guaranteed to be a...

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
Gilford, NH


Sponsor: Gilford Parks and Recreation
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