The 7th Annual SouperFest will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Rundlett Middle School in Concord. The
The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center was selected as one of 2016’s top family attractions in the United States by FlipKey, a TripAdvisor Company. FlipKey selected one attraction for each of the 50 states for its list of 2016 “Top Family Attractions Worth Traveling For”.
Nationally-recognized speakers featured in two days of educational opportunities
USA Today, Yankee Magazine Recognize Jackson as Cross-Country Winter Destination
“It’s a day that only comes around once every four years so we thought we’d give our guests a few different ways to make it a memorable day,” said Marketing Coordinator Peter Sununu. “It’s especially great for those born on the 29th.
On Saturday, February 13, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center opens its newest planetarium show, From Earth to the Universe, at 1 p.m.
Great ski conditions, events and non-skiing activities will take care of your February vacation needs
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.
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.
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