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

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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

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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.

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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: 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:


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