The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be open from 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. every day for February vacation, from Friday, February 15 through Sunday, March 3. Visitors to the Discovery Center during the vacation weeks will be able to explore the science galleries, engage in a variety of science and engineering activities, and choose from five different planetarium shows each day – including The Little Star that Could, Life under The Arctic Sky, Black Holes,Tonight’s Skyand Wildest Weather in the Solar System.
The NHTI Film Society will present Trouble in Paradise, Friday February 15that 7 pm in the Sweeney Auditorium.
Concord, NH--The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will offer “To Pluto and Beyond - New Horizons Visits Ultima Thule”, a presentation by Dave McDonald, M.Ed. on Friday February 1 at 7 p.m. for its February Super Stellar Friday. Every first Friday of the month, the Discovery Center is open from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. with special programming, a planetarium show, and stargazing (weather permitting) with the New Hampshire Astronomical Society.
The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day from December 21-31 for Christmas vacation except for Christmas Day. Families can create holiday memories together as they explore the special exhibition, Math Moves!, explore the science galleries, and take in one or more of the five planetarium shows available each day.
The McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center host a workshop on finding planets in other solar systems on Friday, October 5. The workshop will happen during the Discovery Center’s Super Stellar Friday event where the Center is open extra hours every first Friday of the month from 6:30-9:30 PM with special programming.
On Saturday, August 4, Waterville Valley’s Annual Ugotta Regatta returns to the waters of Corcoran Pond. The free canoe, kayak and paddle boat races will be held at a five-acre lake, next to Town Square.
Archaeoastronomer, Solar Astronomer, and Senior Educator R.P. Halewill take participants back in time to decipher the mystery of Mayan math, calendars, and astronomy at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center Friday June 1, 2018, at 7 p.m.
Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend and welcome the start of the summer season at Waterville Valley Resort with delicious chowders, brews and fishing for the kids.
Now, ready for his 2nd season at the helm of SquidFlip, Owen open will open for the season on May 14, with open hours at his shop located at 31 Warren Street every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 4-5:30 p.m., and several appearances at fairs are planned for the summer.
On Saturday, May 5, from 10:30 – 4 p.m., the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will present AerospaceFest, New Hampshire’s annual aerospace festival. The public is welcome to engage in a wide variety of hands-on science and engineering activities at the festival, to see the Discovery Center’s newest planetarium show, and to meet an astronaut: New Hampshire’s own Dr. Jay C. Buckey, Jr.