The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be open daily from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. from February 12 through 28 for February vacation. The Discovery Center’s new traveling exhibition, Climate Change Oceans: Acid vs. Life, opens February 12, and will be on view through May 8, 2016. Read more →


The most anticipated event of the winter, the Margret and H.A. Rey Center’s fundraising gala is on Saturday February 13, 2016 at 6:00 pm. This year’s event is bigger than ever and will again be held at the Waterville Valley Conference Center to accommodate dinner and dancing to the sounds of New Hampshire’s own “The Shifters.” Also included in the evening’s festivities are a cocktail hour, a sit down dinner, a live auction and a silent auction, all to benefit the art, science, and nature education programs at the Margret and H.A. Rey Center. Read more →


45 years ago, on February 5, 1971, Derry New Hampshire native Alan Shepard set foot on the Moon. Grounded for a decade after his initial space flight as America’s first astronaut due to a medical condition (Meniere’s disease, an inner ear problem that affects balance), Shepard quietly got the problem fixed so he could resume flight status Read more →


In this Presidential election year, Smith will examine New Hampshire’s roll in the Presidential nomination process, the impact of front loading, and the potential impact of the new Democratic primary schedule. Read more →


Headlining an event filled long weekend Waterville Valley Resort is comedian Bob Marley. He’ll be performing at the Waterville Valley Conference Center on February 14, 2016 at 7pm. Tickets are $27.50 and are available for purchase through watervillle.com. Read more →


The 7th Annual SouperFest will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Rundlett Middle School in Concord. The event begins at 2:00 pm with a FunFest for children of all ages. Entertainment includes games, music, snacks, and more! The SouperFest begins at 4:00 p.m. and attendees will be able to sample a variety of soups, breads, and desserts cooked by local chefs from around Concord. Read more →