Jul 20 all-day Barnstead Open Farm Day
The Annual Barnstead Open Farm Day Event is a self-guided tour of the participating farms of Barnstead. Farms are open from 10 am to 4 pm, and the public is welcome. Admission is free and we are family friendly. Brochures with maps are available at all participating farms, on the website, and on our Facebook page. The brochure tells about...
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm The Loon Center
There’s something for everyone at the Loon Festival – crafts and balloons for the kids, slide presentations by loon biologists for the adults, and food, beverages and wildlife exhibits for everyone. Take the Loon Facts quiz and win throws at the dunk tank. Also face painting, music and the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center Discovery Table with animal exhibits. Rain...
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Greeley Park
The free day of family fun will consist of several stage performances including Mad Science, Party Palace, and many more! The day will also feature bounce houses, fairy art school, snow cones, face painting, and more than 40 tables with games and giveaways, including a free book giveaway!
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Goffstown Village
Celebrate Goffstown and join in the festivities in the Goffstown Village! There will be: Vendor Booths Concessions Kids Games Bounce Houses Dunk Tank Water Balloons Face Painting Sidewalk Chalk Contest Music Bike Valet Parking Station Sumo Suits Inflatable Basketball Game Pony Rides Town Tug of War Competition
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Squam Lakes Association
Join SLA AmeriCorps members for a morning of terrestrial invasive plant removal! We will work around SLA’s campus to identify and remove invasive plants. Afterwards, you will feel confident identifying and properly removing these plants from other areas in the watershed. As always, this work is weather dependent. Should any changes to plans arise, we will provide updates. We encourage...
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am The Mall at Rockingham Park
The Mall at Rockingham Park invites the community to a ‘Descendants 3’ event. Aimed at entertaining and delighting children of all ages, the event will take place on Saturday, July 20th from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. During the ‘Descendants 3’ event, children will be able to participate in a variety of activities including a craft project to create their...
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Animal Welfare Society
Join us for a groovy day of fab fun for the whole family on the grounds of the Animal Welfare Society (46 Holland Road, Kennebunk). Tunes, brews, food, games, bounce houses, dog agility, people obstacle course and so much more! Woofstock is free family-friendly, dog-friendly beer and food festival benefiting AWS’ Companions for Life Fund for pet veterinary care. Woofstock...
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Currier Museum of Art
Back by popular demand, this FREE, all-ages block party event will include incredible indoor and outdoor activities. Museum admission is free during the event. Enjoy our summer exhibition, Medieval to Metal: The Art and Evolution of the Guitar, plus art-making, face-painting, live music from Way Up South, LED Hoop performer, and much more. Enjoy delicious food from local food trucks: Primetime...
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm Greeley Park Band Shell
Get in shape at the YMCA of Greater Nashua’s free, weekly fitness series held in front of the Greeley Park Band Shell. Instructors will teach a 45-minute class on stage while fitness motivators work with the group and assist attendees with moves and modifications as needed. Bring the family—all ages are welcome. Please bring your own mat. Refreshments will be...
Jul 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Rotary Arts Pavilion in Henry Law Park
Every Tuesday morning from 10:30-12, a different national or regional children’s performer takes to the Rotary Arts Pavilion Stage in Downtown Dover. The host site, the Rotary Arts Pavilion is located in Henry Law Park, and is footsteps away from the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, the City’s Indoor Swimming Pool, and the playground and grassy riverside expanse at Henry...
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm Somersworth High School
The Somersworth Festival Association is putting on five Kids Koncerts at Somersworth High School football field on Wednesdays starting July 10. For family fun you can view the entertainment and picnic on the lawn. Bring a meal or purchase a “meal deal” from our take out area.  Hot dogs, chips, soda, ice cream, popcorn and a beverage for a reasonable...
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Londonderry Commons
Foreigners Journey is a national touring act offering an unique and high impact show by bringing together the unmistakable sounds of two of rocks greatest arena bands of the 80’s – Foreigner and Journey. Experience the rock ballads Waiting for a Girl Like You, I Want to Know What Love is, Faithfully, Who’s Cryin’ Now and Open Arms along with...
Jul 24 @ 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...
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am UNH Manchester
UNHM invites children and their families to laugh and learn at the Summer Music Series all month long. Thanks to the Frederick Smyth Trust, all shows are free and open to the public. Registration is required as seating is limited. Register at www.manchester.unh.edu/summermusic. July 11: Little Red Wagon-Cleo’s Egyptian Tale, 10 a.m. July 12: Steve Blunt & Friends, featuring Marty...
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The YMCA of Greater Nashua is hosting a series of free Friday family events as part of its Community Enrichment Series. July 19: Summer Kickoff (YMCA Camp Sargent, 141 Camp Sargent Road in Merrimack) from 6:30-8:30 pm. This evening is the official kick-off to the Y’s Summer Friday Night Live event series. Explore all that Camp Sargent has to offer...
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Canterbury Center
An annual volunteer-run celebration of small-town community, this year’s Canterbury Fair will once again kickoff with the Woodchuck Classic 5k Road Race and 2K Chipmunk Classic Kids Run. The Canterbury Fair will also include local artisans and craftspeople, delicious food to satisfy every craving, traditional Morris dancing, children’s games on the green, a huge What-Not “tag” Sale, a used book...
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am Keyes Memorial Field Park
oin us for Milford’s Annual Family Fun Day! This free event at Keyes Field in Milford always coincides with our Annual MSBL 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. Now in our 14th year, we welcome all from the Souhegan Valley! Our event will run from 10-2 pm; MSBL will be from 9:00 till 3:00; and free food will be served from...
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm Greeley Park Band Shell
Get in shape at the YMCA of Greater Nashua’s free, weekly fitness series held in front of the Greeley Park Band Shell. Instructors will teach a 45-minute class on stage while fitness motivators work with the group and assist attendees with moves and modifications as needed. Bring the family—all ages are welcome. Please bring your own mat. Refreshments will be...
Jul 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Rotary Arts Pavilion in Henry Law Park
Every Tuesday morning from 10:30-12, a different national or regional children’s performer takes to the Rotary Arts Pavilion Stage in Downtown Dover. The host site, the Rotary Arts Pavilion is located in Henry Law Park, and is footsteps away from the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, the City’s Indoor Swimming Pool, and the playground and grassy riverside expanse at Henry...
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm Somersworth High School
The Somersworth Festival Association is putting on five Kids Koncerts at Somersworth High School football field on Wednesdays starting July 10. For family fun you can view the entertainment and picnic on the lawn. Bring a meal or purchase a “meal deal” from our take out area.  Hot dogs, chips, soda, ice cream, popcorn and a beverage for a reasonable...
Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Derry Public Library
Are you considering home education for your child? Are you new to homeschooling and want to make sure you’re off to a solid start? This is a great opportunity to learn more, especially for prospective and new(er) homeschoolers. Participants will gain practical information and tips for their home ed program. Michelle Levell — director of School Choice for NH and...
Jul 31 @ 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...
Aug 1 – Aug 4 all-day Portsmouth Waterfront
The Piscataqua Maritime Commission proudly hosts Sail Portsmouth each summer, and will bring the US Coast Guard Eagle to the New Hampshire’s seacoast in August. Activities include the Parade of Sail, Deck Tours, Captain’s Reception, Day Sails, Exhibits, Food, Music, and Souvenirs. This is a fun event for pirates of all ages. The USCG Eagle will lead The Parade of...
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Folsom Tavern
Re-enactor and musician Mike Welch will share books, stories, crafts, and music. Designed for kids, ages 3 to 5, the program features books, stories, crafts, and music in the first 30 minutes. Afterwards, parent-supervised playtime includes crafts, imaginary play, colonial games, and period dress-up. This event takes place the first Thursday of each month (March through December). 2:00 to 2:30...
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Squam Lakes Association
Join the Squam Lakes Association for a look into the small creatures that call the forest floor ‘home’. The forests around the Squam watershed provide excellent protection from the harsh Summer sun; making the ground cool and shaded. The trunks of fallen trees may look quiet and lifeless at first, but inside, they are teeming with life. We will be...
Aug 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The YMCA of Greater Nashua is hosting a series of free Friday family events as part of its Community Enrichment Series. July 19: Summer Kickoff (YMCA Camp Sargent, 141 Camp Sargent Road in Merrimack) from 6:30-8:30 pm. This evening is the official kick-off to the Y’s Summer Friday Night Live event series. Explore all that Camp Sargent has to offer...
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm The Bethlehem Colonial Theatre
The Littleton Food Co-op and Meadowstone Farm are kicking off NH Eat Local Month by sponsoring the premiere evening of the acclaimed film The Biggest Little Farm on Aug. 3 at the Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem. The free evening will begin at 6 with summery hors d’oeuvres prepared and sourced from Meadowstone Farm and the Littleton Food Co-op. The Colonial...
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm Greeley Park Band Shell
Get in shape at the YMCA of Greater Nashua’s free, weekly fitness series held in front of the Greeley Park Band Shell. Instructors will teach a 45-minute class on stage while fitness motivators work with the group and assist attendees with moves and modifications as needed. Bring the family—all ages are welcome. Please bring your own mat. Refreshments will be...
Aug 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Rotary Arts Pavilion in Henry Law Park
Every Tuesday morning from 10:30-12, a different national or regional children’s performer takes to the Rotary Arts Pavilion Stage in Downtown Dover. The host site, the Rotary Arts Pavilion is located in Henry Law Park, and is footsteps away from the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, the City’s Indoor Swimming Pool, and the playground and grassy riverside expanse at Henry...
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm Somersworth High School
The Somersworth Festival Association is putting on five Kids Koncerts at Somersworth High School football field on Wednesdays starting July 10. For family fun you can view the entertainment and picnic on the lawn. Bring a meal or purchase a “meal deal” from our take out area.  Hot dogs, chips, soda, ice cream, popcorn and a beverage for a reasonable...