Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The  2nd Tale Trail of the season, open through Aug. 31, is a delightful story about Mossy, a turtle whose shell is covered with moss and a garden of wildflowers. She gets the attention of another turtle but also from a scientist who brings Mossy to her nature museum. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn the importance of...
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am New Hampshire Historical Society
This weekly story hour is the perfect introduction for young children to all the things that make the Granite State a great place to live. Story time is Tuesdays at 10 a.m. June 25 to July 30. Suggested for ages 3 to 8 but all ages welcome. Free. No registration required.
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The  2nd Tale Trail of the season, open through Aug. 31, is a delightful story about Mossy, a turtle whose shell is covered with moss and a garden of wildflowers. She gets the attention of another turtle but also from a scientist who brings Mossy to her nature museum. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn the importance of...
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 23 @ 10:00 am New Hampshire Historical Society
This weekly story hour is the perfect introduction for young children to all the things that make the Granite State a great place to live. Story time is Tuesdays at 10 a.m. June 25 to July 30. Suggested for ages 3 to 8 but all ages welcome. Free. No registration required.
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The  2nd Tale Trail of the season, open through Aug. 31, is a delightful story about Mossy, a turtle whose shell is covered with moss and a garden of wildflowers. She gets the attention of another turtle but also from a scientist who brings Mossy to her nature museum. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn the importance of...
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
For ages 2 and 3. Explore the natural world with your little one. Using our five senses, we will investigate our surroundings in fields, forests, ponds and streams. Adults get to play, too! An adult must participate with children at no additional cost. Program is outdoors; please dress for the weather with clothes that can get wet and muddy. Register...
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Squam Lakes Association
Join the SLA and create reusable tote bags out of recycled T-shirts. We’ll begin by exploring the Squam Lakes Association headquarters to collect leaves and flowers. While collecting materials you will learn about leaf & flower anatomy, the importance of plants, and how using reusable bags is good for our watershed. Using a technique called leaf pounding, we will transfer...
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The  2nd Tale Trail of the season, open through Aug. 31, is a delightful story about Mossy, a turtle whose shell is covered with moss and a garden of wildflowers. She gets the attention of another turtle but also from a scientist who brings Mossy to her nature museum. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn the importance of...
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am New Hampshire Historical Society
This weekly story hour is the perfect introduction for young children to all the things that make the Granite State a great place to live. Story time is Tuesdays at 10 a.m. June 25 to July 30. Suggested for ages 3 to 8 but all ages welcome. Free. No registration required.
Jul 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
For families with children ages 4+. We will head out on the trail to discover the five giant, animatronic dinosaurs of Dinosaurs Alive! After learning about when these animals lived and how they survived, we will play a few dinosaur games and wrap up in the classroom with a visit from a live modern day dinosaur. Register online or call...
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The  2nd Tale Trail of the season, open through Aug. 31, is a delightful story about Mossy, a turtle whose shell is covered with moss and a garden of wildflowers. She gets the attention of another turtle but also from a scientist who brings Mossy to her nature museum. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn the importance of...
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 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Canterbury Shaker Village
This season, Canterbury Shaker Village is unveiling a series of family-friendly Saturdays at the Village, running through October. The first Saturday of each month will have special tours at 10:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m., designed for younger visitors and their families, along with a scavenger hunt, hands-on activities, and crafts tied to a particular theme.
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm The Fells
A fun-filled day for all ages with old-fashioned games, music, art projects for the kids, scavenger hunt, petting zoo, face painting, and more. Explore nature trails and create a fairy house in the Fairy Village.
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The  2nd Tale Trail of the season, open through Aug. 31, is a delightful story about Mossy, a turtle whose shell is covered with moss and a garden of wildflowers. She gets the attention of another turtle but also from a scientist who brings Mossy to her nature museum. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn the importance of...
Aug 8 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
You are invited to this one-of-a-kind birthday party. Learn how animal care staff provides a rich and stimulating environment for our animal ambassadors through daily enrichment activities. Watch the animals open their birthday gifts at special presentations held at different animal exhibits throughout the day.
Aug 9 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Overlook Golf Club
The proceeds from this Annual Golf Tournament will be used to purchase supplemental technology, equipment, and enrichment programming to enhance teacher instruction and improve student learning. We thank you for your support!
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The  2nd Tale Trail of the season, open through Aug. 31, is a delightful story about Mossy, a turtle whose shell is covered with moss and a garden of wildflowers. She gets the attention of another turtle but also from a scientist who brings Mossy to her nature museum. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn the importance of...
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am Moulton Farm
The farm is hosting a veggie hunt to help kids age 5 to 9 get excited about eating vegetables. With parents or grandparents accompanying them, the children go into the fields with a member of the farm’s staff to learn about how each vegetable grows. The children bring home the vegetables they find; cost of vegetables is included in event...
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Branch Hill Farm
This family-friendly celebration of the natural world features fun and educational outdoor activities. Take a hayride, learn about rescued wild animals from Squam Lakes Science Center, use dip nets to find water creatures in the river, play in nature’s playground in the woods, borrow a pole and go fishing, help your kids saw a log and do crafts, watch demonstrations...
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The  2nd Tale Trail of the season, open through Aug. 31, is a delightful story about Mossy, a turtle whose shell is covered with moss and a garden of wildflowers. She gets the attention of another turtle but also from a scientist who brings Mossy to her nature museum. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn the importance of...
Aug 13 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center celebrates Senior Naturalist Dave Erler’s 40th anniversary as a Science Center staff member. For 40 years, Dave, also known by his nature name “Dave Duck,” has inspired countless children to explore the natural world around them. Dave’s favorite ways to experience nature are captured in his book 50 Nature Activities for Kids. Experience a sampling...
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The  2nd Tale Trail of the season, open through Aug. 31, is a delightful story about Mossy, a turtle whose shell is covered with moss and a garden of wildflowers. She gets the attention of another turtle but also from a scientist who brings Mossy to her nature museum. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn the importance of...
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Squam Lakes Association
Join us on a walk through time as we discuss the history of the people who have lived on and enjoyed Squam Lake before us. While we hike the 2-mile perimeter loop of the Chamberlain-Reynolds Memorial Forest, the trail will serve as a timeline starting with the first people who lived in the Squam area, and eventually ending with those...
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The  2nd Tale Trail of the season, open through Aug. 31, is a delightful story about Mossy, a turtle whose shell is covered with moss and a garden of wildflowers. She gets the attention of another turtle but also from a scientist who brings Mossy to her nature museum. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn the importance of...
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The  2nd Tale Trail of the season, open through Aug. 31, is a delightful story about Mossy, a turtle whose shell is covered with moss and a garden of wildflowers. She gets the attention of another turtle but also from a scientist who brings Mossy to her nature museum. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn the importance of...
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am Moulton Farm
The farm is hosting a veggie hunt to help kids age 5 to 9 get excited about eating vegetables. With parents or grandparents accompanying them, the children go into the fields with a member of the farm’s staff to learn about how each vegetable grows. The children bring home the vegetables they find; cost of vegetables is included in event...
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The  2nd Tale Trail of the season, open through Aug. 31, is a delightful story about Mossy, a turtle whose shell is covered with moss and a garden of wildflowers. She gets the attention of another turtle but also from a scientist who brings Mossy to her nature museum. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn the importance of...
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Petals in the Pines
The  2nd Tale Trail of the season, open through Aug. 31, is a delightful story about Mossy, a turtle whose shell is covered with moss and a garden of wildflowers. She gets the attention of another turtle but also from a scientist who brings Mossy to her nature museum. Written and illustrated by Jan Brett, we learn the importance of...