May 23 all-day SEE Science Center
Thursdays May 23, 30 & June 6 12:30 -2:30pm OR 3:30 -5:30pm In this three-week mini-course, participants are given basic challenges and are encouraged to build creatively in a hands on environment during each session. The instructor uses a variety of methods to guide students through the problem solving process ensuring the students learn and have fun at the same...
May 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Southern New Hampshire University
Join us on the campus of Southern New Hampshire University as we raise funds to support the St. Joseph Community Services (SJCS) Meals on Wheels Program. The event offers a Kids 800 Meter Dash, 5k Run and Walk with a modified walking course. It’s an opportunity to do good and have fun doing it. We’ll conclude with a community barbecue,...
May 23 @ 6:30 pm Portsmouth Christian Academy
Mary Poppins, set in England in 1910, is the story of an unforgettable, Practically Perfect nanny who profoundly impacts not only her young charges, Jane and Michael Banks, but also their parents and the entire household! This energetic musical contains memorable songs such as “A Spoonful of Sugar” as well as lively dance numbers like “Step in Time” and other...
May 24 @ 6:30 pm Portsmouth Christian Academy
Mary Poppins, set in England in 1910, is the story of an unforgettable, Practically Perfect nanny who profoundly impacts not only her young charges, Jane and Michael Banks, but also their parents and the entire household! This energetic musical contains memorable songs such as “A Spoonful of Sugar” as well as lively dance numbers like “Step in Time” and other...
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion
Tour the mansion for free, explore the beautiful waterfront grounds, and take a guided walk along Little Harbor Trail. Purchase a lilac plant to take home to your own garden! This is a free event, with raffle and sales proceeds supporting the restoration of the Wentworth-Coolidge historic lilacs, mansion and grounds.
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
There is always something exciting to discover on our treks around Prescott Farm! For ages 7-11, with an adult. Light activity. Our gardens are coming to life again and a treasure trove of lesser-known wildflowers are also popping up in the woods. Join us to discover these beautiful wonders of spring!
May 25 @ 12:00 pm Bass Pro Shops
Bring the whole family to the Hooksett Bass Pro Shops to have fun and learn all there is to know about going outside this summer! Saturday 12-5pm FREE Catch and Release pond 12- 5pm FREE Photo Download FREE Crafts (1 per kid in store ONLY while supplies last) FREE Flashlight to the first 100 kids to complete a punch card...
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Gunstock Mountain Resort
Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start to the summer season, and our Adventure Park Opening Weekend. Bring the family and join us for a free family Scavenger Hunt! Visit outdoor locations all around Gunstock, following clues from one spot to the next, then spin the prize wheel. Registration will be from 11 a.m. until noon in the Main Lodge....
May 25 @ 6:30 pm Portsmouth Christian Academy
Mary Poppins, set in England in 1910, is the story of an unforgettable, Practically Perfect nanny who profoundly impacts not only her young charges, Jane and Michael Banks, but also their parents and the entire household! This energetic musical contains memorable songs such as “A Spoonful of Sugar” as well as lively dance numbers like “Step in Time” and other...
May 25 @ 7:00 pm Interlakes Theatre
Five O’Clock Shadow, one of Boston’s premiere and award-winning vocal groups, will perform their distinctive style of a cappella, at the Inter-Lakes High School in Meredith. Complimentary snacks and desserts included. Children 12 and under free with paying adult. The concert is presented by We Care of Temple B’nai Israel with the support of event sponsors, Miracle Farms Landscaping, Cantin...
May 26 all-day Jackson Village Park
Watch as more than 3,000 rubber duckies make their way to the finish line. With kids games, roaming train rides, face painting, local and visiting fair food vendors, ice cream, cake tasting and plenty of great, live music, your family will want to plan on staying all day. Music will be from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. and musicians include:...
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Waterville Valley Town Square
Head to Town Square just in time for lunch as area restaurants vie for the coveted title of best local chowder! Admission fee covers generous samples of chowder and a voting ballot. Plus enjoy tastings of local brews sampling and free live music outdoors in the Town Square Gazebo! 12-2pm  Chowder Sampling 12-3pm  Live Music 12-3pm  Sample Local New England...
May 26 @ 9:30 pm Hampton Beach
Fireworks are held weekly every Wednesday during the summer at Hampton Beach, on the beach at the top of B and C Streets, beside the Atlantic Ocean. Bring a blanket and the whole family to experience the magic of the night sky lit by a display of beautiful fireworks. There are a total of 17 fireworks shoots scheduled in 2019...
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am Academy of Notre Dame Tyngsboro
The Academy of Notre Dame (NDA) invites tykes and their parents to join us for a free, storytime series offered on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 9 to 10 a.m. featuring a tale and activity of the day. Designed to engage children ages 2 to 5 years old and to provide needed respite for their parents*,...
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – May 25 @ 4:00 pm Mohawk Falls
Visit the North Country on Memorial Day weekend to enjoy this fantastic festival!  High quality arts & crafts vendors are set up both in the pavilion, and also outside on the surrounding grounds displaying their homemade and handcrafted items for sale.  Food vendors provide great options for lunch and the gazebo serves as a stage for live entertainment. This year’s...
May 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
For ages 2.5 – 5. Blue birds, tree swallows, robins, and warblers have returned to our backyards. Pick up a pair of binoculars to look for nests, eggs, and other signs of our feathered friends.
May 30 @ 7:00 pm Rochester Opera House
Journey back to a time of sultans, palaces, enchantments and genies through this dramatic retelling of classic Persian, Indian and Arabian folktales which celebrate the worldwide tradition of storytelling. Betrayed by his first wife, King Shahrayar vows to re-marry and put to death a new wife each day. Shahrazad, the daughter of the King’s adviser, weds the King with the...
May 31 – Jun 2 all-day Southern New Hampshire University
From May 31-June 2, food trucks for CASA will be at SNHU. This is a large food truck festival to help fund the local CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) organization. CASA helps support our state’s abused and neglected children by recruiting volunteers to be a voice for them in courts. For a small $5 admission fee, you can enjoy more...
May 31 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The Tale Trails were a real hit last year, so Petal in the Pines is bringing them back again with some new stories. This season kicks off with “A Log’s Life” by Michelle Pfeffer.  Find out what happens when an oak tree falls to the forest floor. Many new creatures will come to depend on it for their home. The...
May 31 @ 9:30 am Rochester Opera House
Journey back to a time of sultans, palaces, enchantments and genies through this dramatic retelling of classic Persian, Indian and Arabian folktales which celebrate the worldwide tradition of storytelling. Betrayed by his first wife, King Shahrayar vows to re-marry and put to death a new wife each day. Shahrazad, the daughter of the King’s adviser, weds the King with the...
May 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Sawyer Memorial Park
FRIDAY, MAY 31st  ~ 5:00pm – 8:00pm SATURDAY, JUNE 1st  ~ 10:00am – 3:30pm Come enjoy a celebration of all things RHUBARB! Plants, baked goods, jams, even beverages! Live music, craft fair, food trucks, antique tractor show, children’s activities, petting zoo, story walk, and more!
May 31 @ 7:00 pm Rochester Opera House
Journey back to a time of sultans, palaces, enchantments and genies through this dramatic retelling of classic Persian, Indian and Arabian folktales which celebrate the worldwide tradition of storytelling. Betrayed by his first wife, King Shahrayar vows to re-marry and put to death a new wife each day. Shahrazad, the daughter of the King’s adviser, weds the King with the...
Jun 1 all-day Spring Hill
On Saturday, June 1, Continuum Arts Collective presents Revel in the Meadow 2019 at Spring Hill in South Berwick, ME. Revel 2019 is an outdoor, daylong, family-friendly arts and music festival featuring authentic, regional music, food, art, beer, and activities for kids and adults alike. Last year Revel drew over 1200 attendees, and this year organizers are hoping to double...
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am Hampstead Middle School
The Hampstead Parent Teacher Association (PTSA), is excited to host the second annual Hampstead PTSA Color Fun Run, presented by RE/MAX Main Street Associates and Core Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine. This family-friendly colorful event for residents of Hampstead and neighboring communities includes a 5K color run for adults and children, as well as one mile color fun run for younger...
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Kirkwood Gardens at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
Kirkwood Gardens Day has become known as the plant sale with the best prices and most diverse plants in the area. Both the upper and lower lawns at Kirkwood Gardens in Holderness will host this annual garden sale that offers hardy New England grown perennials and herbs; expert gardening advice; a garden treasures sale of gently used items; exceptional wares...
Jun 1 @ 9:30 am – Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm Story Land
Did you know 1 of every 13 school aged children in NH has asthma? Breathe New Hampshire and Story Land have teamed up for the very first Asthma Awareness Days event at Story Land. The park will be smoke-free and the landscaping schedule adapted to keep clippings to a minimum. Families can bring their own food into the park, which...
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm West Running Brook School
This is a FREE family fun event offers hands-on opportunities for children to EXPLORE, CLIMB, and TOUCH trucks, emergency response vehicles, heavy machinery, and other equipment. Bring a non-perishable food item or canned good to help us fill a DPW Truck for the Derry Food Pantry! A Kids Muster will be held on the rear field. Sign up in groups...
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm The Farm at Eastmans Corner
We will have live music, crafts, plenty of kids activities, games, food & drinks, raffles, and much more! This annual celebration, now in its 7th year, is a great time for the whole family! Our Block Party is a great time where our friends and neighbors come together to enjoy all that Eastman’s Corner has to offer.
Jun 1 @ 11:30 am Prescott Park Arts Festival
On the first Saturday of June every year, the Annual WOKQ Chowder Festival kicks off our summer season here at Prescott Park Arts Festival. A staple of summer in Portsmouth, NH with dozens of restaurants worth of piping hot chowder recipes to enjoy, live music and refreshing drinks. This event is always an incredibly great time from 11:30 am until...
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Redfern Arts Center
It’s a tale as old as time, the classic story of an arrogant prince who is cursed to live as a terrifying beast until he finds true love. When a clockmaker finds himself captured by the beast, his loyal daughter Belle takes his place in the castle. Belle and the Beast begin to fall for one another, with help from...