Layer up Concord because the 4th Annual Concord NH Winter Festival presented by Breezeline is returning next weekend. Intown Concord and The Hotel Concord have announced downtown Concord’s favorite icy celebration is scheduled to coincide with the Black Ice Pond Hockey Tournament once again.
“At Nature’s Pace: Two Artists’ Journeys” Exhibit Runs September 11-October 12
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!
Concord, NH --On Tuesday afternoon, August 11 at 2 p.m., the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will host a special live Zoom discussion led by Patricia Moore from NASA’s Deep Space Exploration Division on the Artemis Program, whose goal is to land the first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024. Online registration is required to access the presentation; see the museum’s website, starhop.com, to register. This event is free, but donations are welcome.
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.
Capitol Center for the Arts (CCA), in collaboration with the Concord Community Music School and the City of Concord, presents “Music in the Park,” a series of six mini-concerts to take place Saturday evenings, July 18 through August 22, on the Music School’s outdoor stage, which overlooks Fletcher-Murphy Park in downtown Concord.
Join Best Buddies Founder Anthony K. Shriver, along with participants, celebrities and more online to virtually walk for inclusion
The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will resume its monthly Super Stellar Friday series in June, in a new virtual format. At 7 PM on Friday, June 5, Discovery Center Educator and Astronomy Instructor Dave McDonald will give a live presentation, Unveiling the Mysteries of the Solstice,via a Zoom webinar. McDonald will discuss the causes and significance of the solstice, how this celestial event is related to constellations and zodiac symbols, and more. Following the presentation, McDonald will answer audience questions in a Q & A session. 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.
The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center features 21st century interactive exhibits on aviation, astronomy, Earth and space sciences, an all-digital, full-dome planetarium and a wide variety of science, technology, and engineering and mathematics programs. The engaging, robust educational programs are geared towards families, teens, seniors, students, community groups and lifelong learners. For more information, visitwww.starhop.com.
The M/S Mount Washington is asking its passengers to help document its long history. This season, the ship will post photos taken by members of the public to its public areas. "We invite everyone to look through their personal photos to find the best snapshots, and to submit them to us," the M/S Mount Washington posted to its website, www.Cruisenh.com. "Our favorites will be hung on the ship, including your name and hometown. We’ll even provide a voucher for up to four cruise tickets so you can come see your photo in person."
The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center invites the public to celebrate the 30thanniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope in a Facebook Live event on April 24 at 2 PM. During the Discovery Center’s first ever Facebook Live event, Education Director Mirka Zapletal, Education Coordinator Faithe Miller and Director of Visitor Services Sarah Nappo will unveil a an image captured by the Hubble that has never been publicly released, discuss30 years of scientific discovery enabled by this “eye to the universe”, and answer any questions event attendees may have.