The City of Concord, NH to rekindle its claim to be the US Hometown of Hockey. The 7th Annual 1883 Black Ice Pond Hockey Tournament begins Friday, January 27 and runs through Sunday, January 29. It will feature six age divisions and 90+ teams at White Park on outdoor rinks. Read more →


The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be open on Monday, January 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Planetarium shows featured on Monday include the Discovery Center’s new show about astronaut training, Space School; The Little Star that Could Read more →


Waterville Valley Resort will be hosting The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s (USSA) Toyota Revolution Tour (the Rev Tour) January 8-13, 2017. After a five-year hiatus, the Rev Tour will return to the East Coast for slopestyle competitions for freeskiing and snowboarding in the Waterville Valley Resort Exhibition Park. The competition’s international field includes athletes from the United States, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, and Great Britain. Read more →


On Friday night, January 6, Abenaki Storyteller Willow Greene will share Native American tales of the night sky at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, in collaboration with the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum. Winter is a traditional time for families to gather around a warm fire as elders share stories of how things came to be. Continuing this tradition, Ms. Greene will regale visitors to the Discovery Center with stories of the stars passed down by generations of Abenaki storytellers. Read more →


The rich history, traditions, and sound of Nepalese, Bhutanese, and Indian music will be featured in the next two installments of the Concord Community Music School’s free Bach’s Lunch programs. Read more →