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Easter Traditions

Neighborhood Egg Hunt Easter Bunny Cake Bunny Ear Photos Easter Tree with Notes Plant Something The Great Banana Hunt Wait, what? Exactly. I read this somewhere that a family had a scavenger hunt for bananas on Easter. The point is…do […]


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“Big Fish Little Fish” Pre-K program every Tues/Wed at the Seacoast Science Center

The Seacoast Science Center’s Big Fish Little Fish program encourages children (ages 2-5) and a favorite adult to learn about the world around them through guided outdoor exploration. Each week we take a short hike to immerse ourselves in nature, […]


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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? […]


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Meet Curious George and the Man with the Yellow Hat at CMNH 4/12!

Families are invited to meet Curious George and the Man with the Yellow Hat at the Children’s Museum of NH’s Books Alive! literacy initiative. Museum staff members will read Curious George stories aloud, and kids can enjoy monkey-themed crafts, games and activities. […]


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New: “Make It or Break It Club” for kids 6-12, Friday afternoons at CMNH!

Each Friday afternoon, the Children’s Museum of NH hosts a drop-in workshop where kids ages 6-12 can flex their creative “maker” muscles! Kids can visit activity stations to work with construction, electronics, fiber arts and tools, plus a different special […]


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Free “Hop” movie at Chunky’s Cinema “Little Lunch Dates” on 4/16.

Chunky’s ‘Little’ Lunch Dates are presented by Collins Dentistry for Children! Little Lunch Dates are for parents and their preschool children. The movie will be shown with the lights slightly dimmed and admission is FREE! Dads, grandparents and guardians are […]


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FREE Lowe’s Build & Grow Workshops 5/10! Watch your thumbs.

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 […]


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Ogunquit’s Annual Patriots Day Weekend Celebration 4/11-13. FREE family fun!

Celebrate patriotism in Ogunquit during Patriots Day Weekend celebration. There will be a beach bazaar, treasure hunt, musical concerts, hay rides, pie contests and a pooch pageant show! Event information: Patriots Day Celebration 36 Main Street, Ogunquit, ME Friday, Saturday […]


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A Trail Treasure Search and Aggie Easter Egg Hunt on Mt. Agamenticus on 4/13. Sign up now!

A Trail Treasure Search and Aggie Easter Egg Hunt! Join us for this inaugural event enjoying everything spring time in nature has to offer. There will be many outdoor opportunities for all ages to discover the wonders of the season: […]


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Free “Exploring Our Way Autism Partnership Program” at CMNH 4/6

On the second Sunday of each month, 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, allows […]


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Put down the oven mitts! Portsmouth Restaurant Week 2014 is 4/3 – 4/12!

Attention deal-seekers!  2014 Portsmouth Restaurant Week is here from Thursday, April 3 through Saturday, April 13! Featuring special 3-course prix fixe menus: lunch $16.95 per person, dinner $29.95 per person (does not include beverages, taxes or gratuity) at participating restaurants throughout Portsmouth and the […]


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Friday 5/2 is Dollar Deal Night at the Children’s Museum of NH!

Every First Friday of the month, the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire will be open for just $1 per person for Dollar Deal Night from 5:30pm – 8:00pm. Families can explore the museum’s two floors of exhibits for just $1 […]


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Tie-dyed Easter eggs. With a real tie. Very cool.

When my sister and I were little, we used to color Easter eggs by melting down crayons and literally painting on the color. Now, they make it so easy to color and decorate Easter eggs that all you need to […]


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Kensington Summer Recreation Camp Programs

2014 Kensington Recreation Summer Camp Read more in the 2014 Kensington Camp Flyer! Each camp session: has its own theme with related activities, games, crafts, water play and field trips includes our traditional beach day visit is open to children […]


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QUACK. Center for Wildlife’s Annual “Make Way for Ducklings” this Sunday 3/30.

This has become one of our most popular annual events! Each spring Center for Wildlife admits hundreds of injured and orphaned native wild animals, including ducklings, baby mammals, nestling songbirds, and more. Come learn about the challenges our wild parents […]


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Dover Middle School presents “Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.” 4/3-4/6!

 On April 3, 4, 5 and 6, 2014 in the Dover Middle School Drama Club will proudly present ”Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.” “Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.”, based on the zany new musical that has taken Broadway by storm, is the high-spirited musical […]


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Parentkids YOGA Class 3/29: Healthy exercise and The Lego Movie!

Road Home EMpower Yoga welcomes parents and kids for a multi-tasking family event! Join other local friends for some healthy yoga, then settle in for a relaxing movie! This months movie is….”The Lego Movie”! The Parentkids YOGA Class includes: 30 […]


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Reserve your spot at Charmingfare Farm Maple Express 3/22 & 23!

  March is MAPLE MONTH in New Hampshire so come join us on our horse-drawn Maple Express. Charmingfare Farm has created an event for the whole family to experience maple sugaring in New Hampshire on a working farm. Horse-Drawn Ride […]


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FREE Home Depot Kids’ Workshop 5/3: Watch your thumbs.

There’s no reason your kids shouldn’t be put to work swinging a hammer. Well, I mean, not at your house, but Home Depot welcomes the little builders! On every first Saturday of the month, Home Depot offers a free workshop […]


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Pass the cotton candy! The Big Apple Circus Luminosity is in Boston runs March 25-May 11!

Enter the intimate Big Top circus of years gone by, where the World’s Greatest Circus Artists perform spectacular feats and no one sits more than 50 feet from the ring! We noticed that tickets are selling out fast, particularly those […]


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Sugar Houses open for Maple Weekend March 22-23! Who’s got my pancake?

The New Hampshire Maple Producers Association will be hosting Maple Sugaring Month from March 15- April 6 and the 19th Annual Maple Weekend on March 22 – 23, 2014. Join the fun at a local sugar house! Sugar makers statewide […]


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“Churchill’s Green Thumb Kids’ Club: Seed Starting” 3/22, only $5!

Join Sherry as she leads you through planting seeds to get your vegetable garden started. You will plant seeds and then take them home to grow on your window sill. These can then be transplanted into your garden when the […]


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Need a parenting-pick-me-up? Attend a FREE Families First workshop!

Families First is a FANTASTIC local resource for parents and kiddos alike offering extensive programming for parents on all kinds of challenging topics. Free childcare is offered so you never need to worry about forking out the extra bucks for […]


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True overnight Crockpot Breakfast recipes. All you need is the coffee.

I love serving up a hot breakfast to my kids in the morning before school (*buffs Mother of the Year award*) but it can definitely be time consuming, particularly when cooking-to-order eggs, milk depth in cereal bowls and, groan, homemade […]


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Syrup season is here! Weekend Sugar Tours in Topsfield!

  Spring celebrations begin early at the sanctuary with the age-old tradition of maple sugaring! The warm days of late winter awaken the flow of sap in the maples, causing buds to swell and resulting in sweet-smelling, billowing clouds of […]


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Seacoast high school performances of ‘The Sound of Music’ and ‘Snow White’ in March!

Who says enjoying the theater has to be a night out in Boston? Two local high schools are offering family-friendly performances of two classic stories, ‘The Sound of Music’ and ‘Snow White’. Inexpensive entertainment with a local flair. Bravo! “The […]


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“The Yo-Yo Show” 3/8 at the West End Theatre. Let’s walk the dog!

John Higby bring back that nostalgic toy, the yo-yo, reminding audiences of old favorite tricks such as Walk the Dog and Rock the Baby, then amazing them with new and bizarre tricks, such as Boingy-Boingy and Iron Whip. Yo-yos attached […]


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Scared of FD& C Yellow 5? Natural alternatives to food coloring, just in time for St. Patty’s.

If you are looking to ‘color’ your food this holiday season and are really perplexed, confused and scared about how your kids’ mouths turn a bright green after consuming a St. Patty’s Day treat and stays that way for days, […]


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Go for the gold. Leprechaun Trap craft ideas. Gotcha!

I was anxious to post a great “how-to” article for making Leprechaun Traps (because, apparently, now even the St. Patty’s Day mascot brings goodies for the kids, whaaaaa?), and I quickly realized after all the Googling I did, Leprechaun Traps […]


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Mini Iron Chef Pizza Competition at CMNH 3/9. Sign up before it sells out!

Per the CMNH website, this event is already SOLD OUT! Kids who love to cook are invited to test their skill at the Children’s Museum of NH’s fourth annual Mini Iron Chef Challenge on Sunday, March 9. This event is […]


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