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New NH Kids' Activities and Events Page: Family-Friendly Fun In New Hampshire
Monday, March 3, 2014
By popular request, NH.com is pleased to announce our new NH Kids' Events and Activities page, sponsored by Children's Museum of New Hampshire! Click on our Homepage link, or visit our new page directly at NH.com/Kids! Make sure to bookmark this page for future reference!
New Hampshire is full of kid-friendly and family-friendly events and activities! But parents are busy! So, we've done some of the leg-work for you, and aggregated all of these great attractions to one, easy-to-use page!
Check out our NH Kids' Attractions Map, and find photo-ops at kid-friendly, New Hampshire area attractions! Click on map icons for location contact information, and additional business descriptions!
Browse our seasonal activities section for great resources for kid-friendly fun no matter what time of year! From Easter egg hunts in the spring, to beaches and ice cream in the summer, trick-or-treat in the fall, and sledding in the winter, we have links for all of your kids' favorite seasonal activities.
Looking for something to do with the family this weekend? Peruse our current Kids' Events listings! Here is a small sample of upcoming kid and family-friendly events in New Hampshire! For more kids' events, attractions, and activities, visit our new Kids' Events and Activities page!
Thursday, March 6
Where have all the insects gone? How will they make it through this chilly season? We'll explore, play games and discover what insects do in the winter. Fundays are for children ages four to five accompanied by an adult. Programs include fun outdoor exploration and indoor craft making.
Mini Iron Chef Pizza Competition
Sunday, March 9
This year's Mini Iron Chef challenge centers around making the tastiest pizza, and kids are invited to pair up with a parent or adult friend to register for one of two competition rounds. Children ages 4-7 will compete from 1:00 - 2:00 pm, and children ages 8-12 will be cooking from 3:30 - 4:30 pm. At each session, adult-child teams are provided with a variety of pizza bases and toppings, as well as cooking utensils and equipment. Each team is challenged to create a new and delicious pizza recipe to share and taste-test with a panel of judges.
The Hunters and the Hunted
Friday, March 14
What is the difference between a predator and a prey animal? We'll investigate the adaptations animals use to find food and stay safe. Family Friday Night programs are for all ages and focus on the Merrimack River Watershed.
Parents night out--While kids have a night out
Friday, March 14
Movie: The Croods Dinner: Pizza & veggies Activities include decorating Shamrock cookies, and making a take home project. Cost is $25 per child or $40 for 2 children. Parents can enjoy some time for dinner or a movie or just some "me" time while your children are safe with us.
The 11th Annual Simon Kidgits Club Book Blast!
Saturday, March 15
Join us at the Mall of New Hampshire for the 11th Annual Kidgits Club Book Blast to celebrate books and the joy of reading. The Book Blast will feature stories, crafts, and prize giveaways! Also, please bring a gently used book to be donated to charity! Free for members, or $5 to join for the year!