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Kids Guide to Summer

Kids Guide to Summer

If you’re not looking forward to hearing the words “I’m bored” every day for the entire summer, start planning your kids’ summer fun now! There are all kinds of live events and activities happening at museums, theaters, art centers, libraries and more. Check out this guide and find fun for your kids all summer long.

Also on the cover, Hatbox Theatre promises a show that will delight Sherlock Holmes fans, p. 16. Get a Taste of the Region (in person!), p. 24. And a new restaurant in Manchester is serving up poké bowls, p. 25.

We all know the old koan: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear ...
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Covid-19 updateAs of May 30As of June 7Total cases statewide98,72698,941Total current infections statewide476353Total deaths statewide1,3531,357New cases377 (May 25 to May ...
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Health director commended for pandemic leadership Manchester Public Health Director Anna Thomas is the recipient of the Greater Manchester Chamber’s ...
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It’s been a week since the demise of the Celtics brass. It came a day after their playoff wipeout to ...
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Wanted: lifeguards There may be fewer lifeguards at your local swimming spot this year. Across the state, towns and cities ...
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Fairs, theater events, hands-on art and more ideas for a season of family fun As the (very strange) school year ...
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Full-scale productions return to the Hatbox Theatre The stories of Sherlock Holmes come to life in Phylloxera Productions’ Holmes and ...
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The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities “Cat of Nine Tales” by Gail Smuda, featured in “Fur & ...
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Nothing wrong with a lazy gardener I saw a friend recently who was bubbly and excited about her garden. “It’s ...
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Family fun for the weekend Monster summer fun Start working on your best monster cartoon! Studio 550 Art Center in ...
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Dear Donna, I hope you can help me out. Perhaps 25 years ago, when my aunt died, her daughter told ...
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Tom Betteridge Mechanical engineer Tom Betteridge is vice president of mechanical engineering at Turner Building Science and Design, a Concord-based ...
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News from the local food scene • Pre-order your Greek favorites: Get your orders in now for the annual Lamb ...
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Taste of the Region returns (in person!) to Derry From pizza, tacos and macaroni and cheese to locally produced brews, ...
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Poké Spot now open in Manchester A new fast casual concept now open in Manchester specializes in customizable Hawaiian poké ...
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Shawna Deeley was a cook at The Village Cafe in Bradford when the pandemic forced its shutdown last year. After ...
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With the approach of Midsummer’s Eve, my teenager has some thoughts about what we should be drinking. Harvest: I’d like ...
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How location is key for this summertime favorite Pinot grigio, long the favorite of art gallery openings and summer garden ...
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Kleiman, Toltech EP (AlpaKa MuziK) It’s been a really long time since I felt like an international techno scene influencer ...
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Great Circle, by Maggie Shipstead (Alfred A. Knopf, 589 pages) Sometimes, even if you are looking forward to it, a ...
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The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (R) Lorraine and Ed Warren once again battle the demonic in The ...
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Local music news & events • Beach music: Part of a tour working its way up the East Coast, Ballyhoo! ...
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Revamped, Jason Spooner Band hits Concord The Music in the Park concert series sponsored by Concord’s Capitol Center for the ...
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