January 2013 Happenings at Zoo New England

A Bear Birthday Party  On January 12, 2013 the Stone Zoo will celebrate the 7th birthday of black bears Smoky and Bubba.   Birthday cake will be provided for the first 200 visitors along with birthday hats to decorate!  There … (read more)

Families with Children with Autism Admitted for Free to the Children’s Museum

The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire offers free admission to families with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder on the second Sunday of each month from October 14, 2012 through June 9, 2013.  Families will be admitted for free this … (read more)

Manchester Monarchs

Hockey Season is in full swing so it’s time to take your young hockey fan to a game and cheer for the Manchester Monarchs.  You can view the Monarchs’ schedule here and be sure to check out their website for … (read more)

Curious George at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire

The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire Books Alive! program presents Curious George and the Man with the Yellow Hat on Saturday, January 12, 2013 from 10:00am-2:00pm.  Activities include book readings, meet and greets with Curious George and the Man with … (read more)

Kindness Counts in the Month of January

Take some time this month to sort through your pantries with your children.  Look for non-perishable goods that you could consider donating to your local food pantry.  Then find an old cardboard box, have the kids decorate it and begin … (read more)

Wrapping Paper Craft Box

Kids seem to love wrapping paper, bows and ribbon!  Last night the girls and I went through my “wrapping paper bin” and gathered all of those scraps of wrapping paper that aren’t really usable anymore and all of the old … (read more)

Children’s Theatre: What’s on Stage

Here is a list of the many children’s productions that will be playing in our area over the next few months!  Enjoy!  The Amato Center, Milford, NH  101 Dalmations, The Riverbend Youth Company will present 101 Dalmations on Friday January … (read more)

The Palace Theatre Presents “Oliver!”

     I truly adore taking my children to the Palace Theatre in Manchester, NH.  In mid-January the Palace Theatre’s youth cast will be putting on “Oliver!” (the youth cast is made up of 8-18 year-olds).  I brought my children to … (read more)

Celebrating Three Kings Day with the Kids

On January 6th, the Twelfth Day of Christmas we celebrate Little Christmas or Three Kings Day, which is a celebration of the three wise men’s visit to the Infant Jesus.  This year we will be celebrating in our home by … (read more)

Blowing Frozen Bubbles

This morning we bundled up, went outside and blew some FROZEN bubbles.  The frozen bubbles were a big hit!  I heard a lot of “yeah!  this is fun” from the kids.  The kids really enjoyed running around the snow blowing … (read more)