The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will host its monthly online Super Stellar Friday series as NASA Solar System Ambassador and Educator Fellow Sally Jensen talks about the Hubble Space Telescope and James Webb Space Telescope missions on Friday, September 3rd at 7 pm. For the past 30 years the Hubble Space Telescope has given us an incredible view of the universe to study and explore. Sally will guide viewers from the origins of placing a telescope in orbit around the Earth, through the technical issues over the years, and the amazing findings that this scope has given us. Hubble’s successor, the James Webb Telescope, which will soon be launched, will carry on this study of our universe.
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center to Host Virtual Super Stellar Friday
The Sycamore Community Garden, located on the campus NHTI-Concord’s Community College, will re-open following approval by State public health officials of safety protocols put in place by the college and garden board. The boat launch located across the access road from the garden will also re-open for public use, subject to social distancing guidelines.
Downsizing has always been a thing, but it’s currently having a moment in popular culture. The combination of Baby Boomers looking to move to more senior-friendly homes with a cultural shift toward minimalism and sustainable living means that many people are looking for smaller homes, apartments, and condos. If you are among those looking to simplify your life and your home, here are the pitfalls you should watch out for.
Concord, NH – September brings fall hours, special programs including a special Sci-Fi First Friday, and a new planetarium show line-up at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center. The Discovery Center is now open to the public from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, plus the first Friday night of each month from 6:30-9:30 p.m. On Friday night, September 6, Discovery Center Education Coordinator Sarah Beattie will discuss the earliest “science fiction”, the wild stories created by ancient cultures about constellations in the night sky, followed by a look at how 19th and 20th century science fiction inspired new inventions...
On August 17th and 18th, The Cog will host its annual “Railway to the Moon” Steampunk festival. The Steampunk festival is a celebration of the inventiveness of Cog entrepreneur, Sylvester Marsh, and his undaunted will to build a “Railway to the Moon”. It is a combination of the wild west meets Jules Verne meets the Victorian Era with a circus-like atmosphere.
Celebrate the 4th of July in Waterville Valley with activities for the whole family, including beach movie night, a parade and the famous fireworks show. The festivities begin on Sunday, July 2, in the morning (from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.) head to Town Square and join the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center for live animal presentations led by expert naturalists. This week’s program is New Hampshire Wildlife. From 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. it’s time for the annual Summer Family Carnival with games, 100’ obstacle course, face painting, t-shirt tie-dying, boat rentals, BBQ and live music. And from 8:30...
The Memorial Day Weekend at Waterville Valley is the start of summer. It is two days of fun with activities for all ages from fishing to face painting and live music.
With more than a dozen 4,000-foot peaks surrounding Waterville Valley, NH the invite is being issued to climb five of them in a single weekend of intense hiking, fun, and entertainment. This is Waterville Valley’s 3rd annual 5 Summit Challenge, a 20,000-foot total that is almost the height of the highest point in the U.S., Alaska’s Mount Denali.
Sunday, August 14, 2-3:30 p.m. The Zimmerman House is an amazing, well-preserved, single-owner dwelling, but some work was needed before it could be opened to the public in 1990 to restore it to its original state. This focus tour concentrates on the restoration, history and mysteries of this Usonian gem. Reservations required at CURRIER.ORG.