PNH’s picks for family fun in August
Whether you want to spend time outdoors or indoors, we have something for you
Take your family to one of these five fun events or activities in August. This month features both outdoor and indoor entertainment. Before you go, be sure to check each event organizer’s policies related to COVID-19.
Steve Blunt & Friends
Come hear Steve, Marty, and Joey whose funny songs will entertain families and children of all ages at this rockin’ and rollin’ family concert. This concert is held in partnership with the Merrimack Public Library. Free!
When: Wednesday, Aug. 12, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Abbie Griffin Park, Merrimack
For more information: https://merrimackparksandrec.org/summer-concert-series
Movies on the beach
Take in a o family-friendly movie on the beach. Please bring a blanket or chair to sit on and refreshments or snacks! Don’t forget the kids! Movies are shown on the large screen next to the playground. Free!
When: Mondays, Aug. 3-31; movies start at dusk (approx. 8 p.m.)
Where: Hampton Beach
For more information and movie listing: https://hamptonbeach.org/events/movies-on-the-beach/
Live magic and juggling
Ladies, gentleman and kids — legendary street performer Robert Clarke is coming to Chunky’s three locations in August. The Boston magician and juggler will entertain, mystify and keep you wanting more.
Where and when: Chunky’s in Manchester, Aug. 8, 6:30 p.m.; Nashua, Aug. 22, 12:30 p.m.; Pelham, Aug. 29, 12:30 and 6:30 p.m.
For more information and tickets: www.chunkys.com
Summer theater productions for kids
The Bank of NH Children’s Summer Series productions are designed for young children and their families. The shows feature a variety of well-known and loved stories that include music, dancing, audience participation, and more. Performed by professional actors; shows are 45 minutes to an hour.
Where: The Palace Theatre, Manchester
When: Alice in Wonderland (Aug. 4-6); Peter Pan (Aug. 11-13), Cinderella, Aug. 18-19
For more information and tickets: https://www.palacetheatre.org or call 668-5588
Family guided explorations
Join a naturalist on an exploration of special places at Beaver Brook such as the porcupine den at Rocky Ridge, the Otter Pond, the Potanipo Rail Trail and more. You will learn about wildlife and their required habitats as you go. Recommended for children age 5 and up with an adult.
When: Thursdays, Aug. 6, 13 and 20, 9 a.m.
Where: Beaver Brook Association, Hollis
For more information or to register: www.beaverbrook.org