Awesome event! Story Walk at Mt. Agamenticus features “Eliza and the Dragonfly”!

Love some time outdoors with the little ones? Mt. Agamenticus welcomes families to their outdoor hike-slash-story time! The Story Walk program combines the benefits of physical activity, time outdoors in nature, literacy and family time by taking children’s books and […]


Fed up with the fighting? 5 Great tips on managing your kids’ screen time.

I’ve got a problem in my house. A big one. This problem of mine is constantly initiating arguments, cuing negotiations and generally causing me some serious freaking irritability. It’s my kids’ phones. More specifically, it’s my kids’ addiction to their […]


Summer sign-ups now open at McDonough-Grimes Irish Dance Classes!

  Summer Session Information Discover Irish dance this summer with a Riverdance Cast Member! Two sessions available for ages 5-12 years (inquire for older/younger dancers). It’s simple, easy, and gimmick free. Find out if you love Irish dancing! Contact John […]


Historic New England Open House– museums FREE all day 6/4!

For over one hundred years, Historic New England has served as the region’s storyteller, opening its doors to share four centuries of New England home and family life. Historic New England celebrates the 2015 season by welcoming visitors free of […]


“Curious George” this Friday only at the Rochester Opera House!

Join the inquisitive Curious George, star of books, movies and the award-winning PBS television show in this delightful new musical based on the books by Margret and H.A. Rey, and the play owned by Universal Stage Productions. All-You-Can-Eat Meatball Day […]


32nd Annual Chowder Festival on Saturday 6/4. I’m full already.

Prescott Park Arts Festival will present the 32nd Annual WOKQ Chowder Festival at 11:30 Saturday, June 4, 2016. Gates are set to open at 11 a.m. and serving will begin at 11:30 a.m., continuing until the chowder is gone. The annual Chowder Festival offers some of the best Chowder […]


Free “Exploring Our Way Autism Partnership Program” at CMNH 6/5!

Every first Sunday month throughout the school year, the Children’s Museum of NH offers free admission to families with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorders. This program provides opportunities to enjoy family time at the museum in a safe, understanding environment, […]


Fresh Summer Recipe: Gnocchi, Sweet Corn & Arugula in Cream Sauce

Looking for something delicious to make with all that fresh summer corn? This looks ah-mazing. And not too bad on the waistline either. Ingredients 2 small ears of fresh sweet corn or 2 cups frozen whole kernel corn 1 pound […]

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Need a birthday party venue? Sagamore mini-golf is where it’s AT!

Looking for a birthday party venue that you haven’t already been there/done that 1,000,000 times? Tucked into the hillside and part of Sagamore Golf Center in North Hampton, their mini-golf course showcases a terrific variety of eye-catching rock formations and […]


2016 Seacoast Memorial Day Parades– find one near you!

Everyone loves a parade! Memorial Day not only kicks off summer, but more importantly honors past and present American Veterans. Bring your family out to one of the many 2016 Memorial Day parades listed below. Go red, white and blue! […]

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Free admission to the NH Farm Museum for ‘Opening Day’ on Saturday 5/28!

The NH Farm Museum welcomes all for free admission to Opening Day at the Farm! Enjoy a visit to their historic working farm and museum. There’s plenty to see from agricultural exhibits to heritage breed farm animals and fields of […]


UNH Summer Youth Programs– New camps added!

  The University of New Hampshire offers numerous youth programs at its Durham and Manchester campuses and other locations in the State. UNH summer camps offer: Individual, supportive, and fun learning environments Talented, experienced, and knowledgeable University faculty, staff, & […]


Now taking registrations for Music Together Summer Classes!

Music Together The Joy of Family Music! Music and movement for Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers and the grown-ups who love them! Come and join the fun this summer! Portsmouth Classes Starting July 12! For information and schedules on Portsmouth Music Together […]


Gundalow Company Summer Camps

Looking for a fun summer experience on the water? The nonprofit Gundalow Company offers week-long or single day camps this summer for your seaworthy kids ages 9-13. Each program has an educational theme and offers a hands-on sailing experience. A […]


Nike Yoga Camp at ChildLight Yoga Studio

Nike Yoga Camps is thrilled to announce a new partnership with ChildLight Yoga Studio in Dover, NH. The spacious, centrally located studio and years of instructor experience in children’s yoga creates an ideal camp setting for kids, tweens and teens. […]


Nike Golf Camps at The Links at Outlook

Nike Golf Camps is proud to announce our newest program location in South Berwick, Maine for 2016! Directed by Michael Corriveau, join us at The Links at Outlook Golf Course this summer for an incredible week of instruction. This program […]

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Families First. The best (free) parenting resource you didn’t know even about.

One of the many great perks of my job is the opportunity to discover activities and services that I didn’t know previously existed. When I was initially introduced to Families First, my kids were pretty young and truth be told, […]


6/3 at CMNH: “$3 after 3pm” on the first Friday of the month!

The Children’s Museum of NH announces their new “$3 After 3pm” deal on the first Friday of every month (formerly the Dollar Deal Night) during the school year. Guests who visit anytime after 3:00pm until 7:00pm on the first Friday […]


Keeping it local for April Vacation? We’ve got the BEST staycation ideas!

April vacation is here and the kids are going to be expecting some fun! We’ve drummed up a few, unique and out-of-the-box ideas that’s fun for the whole family. Need more ideas? Check out our “Have you been here before? […]


Green Tip: Find recycling options near you on!

How the heck do you dispose of a broken DVD player, old glasses or cell phones? Or what should you do about that old arm chair or coffee table that’s still in really good condition? And, NO, the answer is […]


Family Volunteer Opportunity! Beach Clean-Up each month with Blue Ocean Society!

Do you have the spring cleaning bug? Start with the beautiful outdoors! Blue Ocean Society, a local non-profit dedicated to promoting awareness and conservation of the marine environment, hosts weekend clean-ups at our beautiful beaches along the seacoast. This is […]


Red Sox Win = Kids Eat Free at the Ninety Nine Restaurants!

When the Red Sox win, Kids Eat Free the following day at all New England Ninety Nine Restaurants! Come anytime and get a free kids’ meal with the purchase of one adult meal. Good on take-out, too! Score! Did the […]


The Gundalow Company announces River Rats Camp to begin July 2016!

Hey parents, are your kids looking for some nautical fun this summer? The Gundalow Company announces its new summer camp program, River Rats Camp! What is River Rats Camp? River Rats Camp will be an enriching education experience during which […]


Local cafés that are family friendly and just plain fun!

This article was originally published in the Portsmouth Herald 5/28/15. As an adult, going out to eat is one of my most favorite things. The indulgence of simply sitting down, ordering off a menu, having someone else prepare my meal, […]


Strawbery Banke Museum Summer Camps

In July and August, children ages 6-16 have fun with history in the Summer Camps at Strawbery Banke! The past is the playground for active, small-group programs led by talented museum educators. On the 10-acre outdoor history museum site, kids […]


FREE Lowe’s Build & Grow “Bird Feeder” Workshop 4/9!

There’s no reason your child shouldn’t be put to work swinging a hammer. Well, maybe not at your house, but Lowe’s welcomes all little builders to their house! Also, each participant receives a free apron, goggles, a project themed patch […]


Seacoast Science Center Summer Camps

The Seacoast Science Center environmental day camp camp gets kids outdoors, learning about nature through fun, hands-on activities. Located in Odiorne Point State Park, lessons incorporate the rich natural and historic resources of the Park and the Gulf of Maine. […]


Camp Invention Summer Camps

Since 1990, Camp Invention has taken summer fun and transformed it from ordinary to extraordinary! In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Camp Invention is offered at roughly 1,300 school districts nationwide. Simply stated — it’s an exciting, […]


Listen up, Peter! Open Letter to the Easter Bunny.

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FREE Parenting Workshop Series ‘Effective Discipline’ starts 4/5.

Looking for a little parenting support, or simply a forum to vent and strategize? Check out the Families First “Effective Discipline” workshop series running for five Tuesday evenings from April 5 to April 26 at 6:00-7:30pm. Learn which kinds of discipline […]

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