Family Fun

Super Stellar Friday, a monthly event at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, offers more than just guest speaker presentations. Attendees can also enjoy exploring interactive exhibits, watching the popular planetarium show "Tonight’s Sky," and, weather permitting, stargazing with the New Hampshire Astronomical Society. Read more →


On Saturday, September 4th, from 10:30 – 4 p.m., the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will present AerospaceFest, New Hampshire’s annual aerospace festival. Visitors will be able to engage in a wide variety of hands-on science and engineering activities at the festival, to enjoy the Discovery Center’s newest planetarium show, and to meet the current commander of the 23rd Space Operations Squadron and New Boston Space Force Station, Lt. Col. David Zesinger. Read more →


The Vegetable Ranch produces a wide variety of vegetables for sale direct to consumers, including this early spring display of lettuce, bok choi, Swiss Chard and tomatoes at the Concord Farmers’ Market. Read more →


Gappa, a 1967 Japanese kaiju movie marketed in the United States as Monster from a Prehistoric Planet, is rated PG.The movie centers on Gappa, a baby flying lizard kidnapped from an island by a greedy media mogul. Gappa garners worldwide attention and is unhappily subjected to scientific experiments. That really angers Gappa’s parents, and mayhem ensues – with impressive special effects - when they fly to mainland Japan to take Gappa home. Read more →


Waterville Valley, NH – On Saturday November 30, 2019, the Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports Program will kick off the holiday season with the 7th annual Cold Turkey Plunge into the icy mountain waters of Corcoran Pond in the heart of... Read more →


Want to know where to find the best foliage this fall? Come to a valley in the midst of the White Mountain National Forest to enjoy fall colors that have it all, except lines, traffic and crowds. Waterville Valley has... Read more →


Concord, NH-- The McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center will feature “You Can Do Astronomy”, a presentation by Noreen Grice, on Friday August 2nd at 7 p.m. for its August Super Stellar Friday. Every first Friday of the month, the Discovery Center is open from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. with special programs, a planetarium show, and stargazing (weather permitting) with the New Hampshire Astronomical Society. Read more →


Saturday August 3, 2019 at Waterville Valley Town Square 9:30-11:00a.m. Boat Building class with free supplies provided for the onsite boat-building workshop at the Corcoran Pond beach. All boats must be made of tape and cardboard. 11:30 a.m. Boat “Oughtta... Read more →