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What To Do In NH Easter Weekend: Egg Hunts & Family Fun

Friday, April 18, 2014

It's Easter weekend, and NH.com has been hunting down the best egg-hunts in the state! Find an Easter egg hunt near your NH town at NH.com/Easter-Egg, sponsored by The Butterfly Place!

There are egg hunts in every New Hampshire region this weekend, including three Helicopter Egg Drop events on Sunday, in Epping, NH, Portsmouth, NH, and Somersworth, NH.

While you're planning your celebrations, read our tips on natural egg dye and Easter egg games, and plan some recycled spring-crafts for the kids!

If you are hunting for some Easter weekend events with a little less protein, we have those, too! Here are some non-Easter themed events! Find more on the NH Events Calendar!

Merrimack Region
Teddy Bear Clinic at Pheasant Lane Mall
Nashua, NH
Saturday, April 19

Lowell General Hospital and the Pheasant Lane Mall are teaming up to offer a FREE Teddy Bear Clinic! Kids can bring their favorite stuffed animal or doll for a check-up, learn how to keep themselves and their teddy bears healthy, participate in fun activities, and learn valuable health information for the whole family.

Fun-Filled Activities During April School Vacation
Salem, NH
Various Dates Through April 29

April School Vacation Week is right around the corner and The Mall at Rockingham Park is hosting a variety of activities throughout the week! Kidgits Spring Carnival: Saturday, April 19 - 11:00a.m. - 1:00p.m. Lord & Taylor Court, Level 2, Carnival includes games, prizes, sticker crafts, and temporary tattoos.

Go Green Fair
Windham, NH
Saturday, April 19

The event will host earth friendly businesses, sell "green" t-shirts and gear, raffle off prizes, and include presentations from various environmental businesspeople. The fair promises to be a wonderful way to join your community in welcoming in spring while learning about how we can all take small steps to lessen our carbon footprint on the environment. The fair is free for everyone.

Farmers Market and Craft Fair- Indoor and Outdoors!
Hollis, NH
Saturday, April 19

Join us for a fun filled family day that will include local farmers, organic foods, beautiful crafts, and games to keep the kids busy while you look around!

You're Fired!
Nashua, NH
Fri-Sun, April 18-20

New Hampshire Roller Derby has teamed up with You're Fired, a paint-your-own-pottery studio in Nashua, for an artistic fundraiser. Anyone who visits the Nashua studio at 4 Coliseum Ave. from Friday, April 18, through Sunday, April 20, and mentions New Hampshire Roller Derby will have their firing fee donated to the league. It's a fun way to help out your local roller derby league to give back to the communities they live in and as they travel the country to play other teams.

Paint to Cure Arthritis!
Bedford, NH
Fri-Sun, April 18-20

Come down to You're Fired in Bedford, NH during Studio Hours on April 18th - 20th to help support our fundraising efforts for the Arthritis Foundation's Walk to Cure Arthritis.

Yoga at LaBelle Winery
Amherst, NH
Sundays Through June 29

LaBelle Winery has partnered with Amherst Yoga in Amherst, New Hampshire to offer you a unique opportunity to experience yoga in the serene setting of the LaBelle Winery in beautiful Amherst, New Hampshire! Feel enriched as you move, balance, stretch & relax while being surrounded by the beautiful sights, sounds & scents of LaBelle Winery.

Roast Turkey Supper
Nashua, NH
Saturday, April 19

Family style supper includes mashed potato, gravy, stuffing, squash, cranberry sauce, bread, beverage and dessert.

Family Clay Workshops
Manchester, NH
Saturdays Through July 26

Come in Saturday afternoon with your kid (or a couple of kids) to share the magic of clay together. This is not a paint-your-own-pottery shop, we will actually be working with wet clay to create a unique clay piece from scratch. Leave your creations with us to fire and they are ready for pick up in 3-4 weeks.

Funding Your Paycheck in Retirement
Nashua, NH
Saturday, April 19

After the economic downturn of the last few years, investors nearing retirement (or who have recently retired) may feel they face tougher decisions about their savings, income and expenses for their retirement years. Mary Murphy will discuss how to make adjustments -- and transition from growing your retirement nest egg to living off of it.

Seacoast Region
Strawbery Banke Hearth Cooking Workshop
Portsmouth, NH
Saturday, April 19

Experience the past and savor the results of your hands-on participation in the skill and camaraderie of cooking around an open hearth in Strawbery Banke's historic Wheelwright House. Each independent workshop is led by Strawbery Banke Museum instructors who demonstrate hearth-cooking techniques during the regular Museum season and special events.


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