Current Affairs

On Saturday, September 12, from 10:30 – 4 p.m., the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will present AerospaceFest, New Hampshire’s annual aerospace festival, with some notable changes: (1) This year’s festival will be primarily outdoors, providing plenty of opportunity for socially distanced science and engineering fun; (2) Masks will be required and sanitation stations available; and (3) Admission will be free! Read more →


On Friday night, August 7 at 7 p.m., McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center Director of Education Mirka Zapletal presents Carnivores and Climate Change, in a special live Zoom presentation, followed by Q & A. Online registration is required to access the presentation; see the museum’s website, starhop.com, to register and submit questions in advance. This event is free, but donations are welcome. Read more →


At a virtual town hall yesterday, U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Bob Casey (D-PA), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), along with health care experts and patient advocates, joined Protect Our Care and Health Care Voter ahead of the third anniversary of Senator John McCain’s historic thumbs-down vote to stave off repeal of the Affordable Care Act. With President Trump in court trying to do what Republicans failed to do legislatively three years ago – terminate the Affordable Care Act – and the coronavirus crisis continuing to rage across the country, the stakes have never been higher to protect the ACA and remember the fateful vote that saved it from repeal in 2017.  Read more →


Concord, NH —Protect Our Care NH did a Facebook Live today highlighting the irony of how one week ago, when Donald Trump cancelled his New Hampshire rally over fears of a tropical storm, dozens of Granite Staters took to social media to share images of the warm and sunny weather. Read more →


The N.H. Preservation Alliance invites owners and enthusiasts of old homes or barns as well as leaders of community preservation projects to participate in their new virtual roundtable gatherings. The summer schedule can be found at www.nhpreservation.org. Read more →