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April 2009

Spacetacular Saturday at the Discovery Center

Celebrate National Astronomy Day at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord, New Hampshire, on Saturday, May 2nd from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join the Discovery Center and the New Hampshire Astronomical Society for a day of exciting events for the whole family, including a meteorites exhibit, the Wright Flyer, caricature drawings, balloon animals, space suits for kids to try on, helicopter rides, rocket launches, and more. New this year – visitors can meet Aexeous, the Cell Phone Robotic Machine. How does it work? Visitors should bring their cell phone and wave it in front of him. He will recognize... Read more →

M/S Mount Washington “Shakedown Cruise”

Kicks Off New Hampshire’s Boating Season On Monday, May 4, 2009 the M/S Mount Washington celebrates the beginning of boating season with its annual “Shakedown Cruise.” The 2009 season marks the 137th cruising season for Mount Washington Cruises. The ship cruises around beautifully scenic Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire’s Lake Region. Lake Winnipesaukee covers 72 square miles and contains more than 240 habitable islands. It is surrounded by mountain ranges and mostly spring fed. A number of scheduled events will take place on the cruise including the annual inspection of the vessel by New Hampshire’s Department of Safety, Marine &... Read more →

Spring in the Valley - by Bike or Foot from $49 per night

With the promise of spring comes fun family events at Waterville Valley Report, set in the middle of the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire. Waterville Valley is surrounded by 700,000 acres of forest. What it doesn't have are fast food places, traffic, stoplights and the usual chain stores. Waterville Valley's emphasis on family and community brings visitors back year after year. Hikers have been exploring Waterville Valley since the 1800s. Today, visitors can opt for a post-dinner jaunt around Corcoran's Pond at the center of town, or work up a sweat by climbing the 4,315-foot summit of Mount... Read more →

60 high school juniors chosen for Currier Allstate Art Festival

Currier Museum of Art Hosts Eleventh Annual Allstate Art Festival MANCHESTER, NH – Sixty students from all corners of the Granite State – from Plymouth to Nashua, from Exeter to Keene – will convene at the Currier Museum of Art on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18 for the Eleventh Annual New Hampshire Allstate Art Festival. These high school juniors will come from 32 New Hampshire communities to spend two days at the museum and at the Currier Art Center to live and breathe art. On the Friday morning of the festival, five studio groups – each including two... Read more →