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May 2013

Landscaping a Usonian: The Zimmerman House Garden Tour Sunday, June 9 at 3:30 pm For Frank Lloyd Wright, the natural setting for a house was just as important as the structure he designed for it. Learn about the Zimmerman House’s Wright-designed gardens, the carefully planned vistas and the many ways the architect succeeded in integrating the indoor and outdoor spaces. This 90-minute tour includes a general introduction to the Zimmerman House. Reservations required. $20 for adults; $19 for seniors; $16 for students; $8 for children 7-17; Free for members. Make your reservations at www.CURRIER.ORG or call 603.669.6144, x108. Read more →


Theatre Kapow Presents: Is She His Wife? Or Something Singular! Sunday, June 9 at 2 pm Doors open at 1:30 pm and space is limited Enjoy a theatrical performance that brings the lifestyle and literature of 1890s America to life. Manchester’s own theatre KAPOW will present Is She His Wife?, Charles Dickens’ most risqué work for the stage. This one-act comedy features such racy material as extra-marital affairs, flippant jokes about adultery, and even a woman displaying her shapely ankle! Deliberately loud and hammy, it is a delightful farce of good-natured coincidences, frivolous misunderstandings and distinctly Dickensian characters. Come early... Read more →


Sunday, June 9 from 11 am-2 pm Set aside the second Sunday of each month to enjoy a delicious brunch while being entertained by talented local jazz musicians. The brunch menu features a lavish continental station, made-to-order omelets and pancakes with plenty of tasty fixings, and other classic breakfast and lunch offerings. For the full menu refer to the Café page on www.CURRIER.ORG. Reservations are highly recommended. Please contact the Currier Events Department at 603.669.6144, x110 or email lpavlopoulos@currier.org. $19.95 for adults, $6.95 for kids 10 and under; $8.95 for continental only. Read more →


Concord, NH --The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is participating in the Blue Star Museum Program, beginning Thursday, May 30, 2013. The goal of the Blue Star Museum program is to offer free admission to museums across the country for active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day 2013. The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty military, (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard), National Guard and Reserve members and their family members.... Read more →


This Father’s Day, give Dad the memorable gift of a ride on the World’s First Mountain Climbing Cog Railway to the top of Mount Washington. Whether Dad is a technology aficionado, a steam train buff, nature lover or an amateur photographer, the Cog can offer it all! The new biodiesel technology and extended schedule give visitors the opportunity to spend an hour on top of the tallest peak in the Northeast to take photos, explore or enjoy a summit lunch while taking in the views. Tickets include free admission to the Observatory Museum—where the summit’s amazing history and its spectacular... Read more →


Salute to Service Dinner Cruise aboard the M/S Mount Washington Join us to celebrate our public servants: First Responders, Police, Fire Fighters, EMTs and US Military & Veterans and more. Enjoy a dinner cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee aboard the M/S Mount Washington for only $29. This offer is extended to everybody this year. Saturday, May 25. Please bring a service person along. The cruise departs Weirs Beach at 7 PM. For more information call 603-366-5531 or go to: www.cruiseNH.com Read more →


Waterville Valley, N.H. – As the United States marks its 237th birthday on July 4th, 2013 – Waterville Valley Resort has a host of fun events planned. It starts on Thursday, 4th of July with a red, white, and blue parade. Starting at 11 a.m., guests join the community for a traditional parade along Rt. 49. Whether you want to walk in the parade, enter or help decorate a float, or simply just be a spectator, all are welcome. Guest contact the Recreation Department (603.236.4695 ) to register a float. Those who wish to walk or bike should meet at... Read more →


WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH – Join the Margret and H.A. Rey Center and the United States Forest Service on Welch Mountain on June 22, 2013 for Welch Ledge Volunteer Day. Volunteers will gather on the first expansive ledge area of Welch Mountain to construct barriers around outcrop plant communities that are vulnerable to trampling by hikers, conduct a general clean-up of the ledge area, and replace signage directing hikers to stay on trail and educating them about the sensitive vegetation on the ledges. Welch and Dickey mountains are much beloved by locals and tourists alike and see thousands of visitors each... Read more →


Summer’s kick-off honors military personnel through the Blue Star Museums program MANCHESTER, NH – The Currier Museum of Art will be open Memorial Day, May 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Military personnel and their families will be admitted free as part of the fourth annual Blue Star Museums Program this summer. At the Currier, active military personnel, veterans and their immediate families get free general admission year-round. Admission is always free for children age 17 and under, visiting the Currier. The National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,500 museums... Read more →