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NH February School Vacation Week
Monday, February 25, 2013
February school vacation week is upon us, and New Hampshire parents with school-age children are wondering... what are we going to do?!
Luckily, many businesses all over New Hampshire have been planning some wonderful activities for this week. Check out our event calendar for NH fun in your area, or visit our Free Things To Do Page for some free local event listings and at-home activities. Maple sugar is running now at some NH sugarhouses; check out our NH Maple Sugar Page for contact information to a sweet-shack near you!
If you are looking for a great deal this week, be sure to visit NHDailyDeal.com! Since the kids are home this week, take the opportunity to dress them up for family portraits! Get a 70% off a Portrait Session! Then take them out for a sweet and frosty treat at Hayward's Ice Cream and save 50% off a $10 gift card!
To get you started, here are some of this week's featured events statewide. Activities and planning for these events will keep kids occupied and happy! Let us know what your plans are this week by sharing in the comments section below!
Friday, March 1
Join us as we dig into the world of dinosaurs! Families can create dinosaur crafts, hear dinosaur stories, and participate in hands-on dinosaur science explorations. Visitors can also expect a special visit from our very own 150 million-year-old fish fossil, Vinctifer!
Life Under Snow
Thursday, February 28
For ages 6 to 14 Explore the finer points of life under snow during this outdoor adventure. What lives under snow and why do animals go under the snow? Cost: $6/member; $8/non-member Register by phone or email.
Swift Diamond Riders Club's NH SnoDeo
Fri-Sat, March 1-2
The 21st Annual NH SnoDeo. Demo rides of brand new 2013 & 2014 snowmobiles from Arctic Cat, Polaris, Ski Doo & Yamaha. Other events include time trial snocross, helicopter rides by CR Helicopters, antique snowmobile display & parade, food & end of season deals on everything snowmobile related. Proceeds benefit the Swift Diamond Riders Club for maintenance & grooming over 100 miles of snowmobile trails.
Combat Zone MMA March Madness at Rockingham Park
Friday, March 1
Don't miss the rising stars of MMA when the region's top professional and amateur fighters battle in the cage for March Madness- a thrilling night of top-notch action promoted by Combat Zone.
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