Family Fun

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 →


They said it could not be done. They called it, jokingly, a “Railway to the Moon.” But, New Hampshire’s Mount Washington Cog Railway will celebrate 150 years of doing the impossible on July 3rd. That marks the date that, 150 years ago, cog steam engines successfully reached the summit of Mount Washington, changing history forever to become the first mountain- climbing railway in the world. Read more →


Waterville Valley, NH - One of Waterville Valley’s most exciting summer traditions, the Kirby Youth Fishing Derby, is marking 10 years on Corcoran Pond. On Saturday June 15th, the annual Fishing Derby is back and there are fun activities- from... Read more →


Marking the 30th year of chowder in the valley, Waterville Valley will host the annual Chowderfest & Brews on Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, May 26, from 12 to 2 p.m. in the Town Square. Family-friendly, fun and delicious, come... Read more →


Nashua, NH --On Saturday, May 11, 2019, the New Hampshire Institute for Civics Education (“NHICE”) will screen To Kill a Mockingbird as part of a multi-year statewide program designed to foster conversations with the public on law, justice, and civics.  The screening will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. at Bishop Guertin High School in Nashua, New Hampshire.  There will be a break midway through the movie, and a light snack will be provided.  The program was made possible with support from New Hampshire Humanities, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities. Read more →


In Warner, a 50 year tradition of taking children outdoors each spring at the Warner Fishing Derby indicates that the location of the derby is a special place in town. Willow brook, also known as Children’s Brook, has always been the Derby location. Families come with their children, fishing poles and bait to help their kids learn the thrills of spending time outdoors and taking a chance at bringing dinner home. The faces of children and their parents express the importance of this event. It is a bonding experience for everyone. So, when Scott and Joan Warren and the Warner Conservation Commission asked Five Rivers Conservation Trust to help conserve land along Children’s Brook, we were excited. “Community Conservation is about conserving the places important to the people in the Community,” says Beth McGuinn, Executive Director of Five Rivers Conservation Trust. Read more →