More than peanuts and Cracker Jack
The Fisher Cats are hosting “Dinner on the Diamond” on Friday, Aug. 7, and Saturday, Aug. 8, with entry times at 4:30, 6 and 7:30 p.m. For $5 entry and then $15 or $20 per meal, you can eat dinner on the Continue reading “Kiddie Pool 20/08/06”
7 performers talk about playing in a time when local music is center stage
In the midst of live music’s strangest season — with most national acts having canceled their tours — local talent is getting a lot of love.
“From farmer’s markets to on stage gigs, everyone has been Continue reading “Soundtrack to your summer”
How food trucks are finding new ways to serve up their eats
It’s a hot afternoon in July as Tony Elias begins gearing up his new food truck, The Spot To-Go, for dinner outside Manchester Firing Line. You’ll find him there every Monday during the range’s Cruise Night car shows, Continue reading “On-the-go deliciousness”
Comic check in
Free Comic Book Summer, the Covid-era-reworking of Free Comic Book Day, kicked off in mid-July and continues into early September. Each Wednesday, a different handful of free, special for Free Comic Book Day comics are available. You can find a schedule of what’s hitting stores when Continue reading “Kiddie Pool 20/07/23”
Pick-your-own blueberries and raspberries
After an unusually short season for strawberries at some local farms, pick-your-own blueberries and raspberries are back, now through July or into August, depending on the weather conditions and the status of the crops.
Samantha Fay of Sunnycrest Farm said too much precipitation late in the Continue reading “Ripe and ready”
A show for the littles
The 2020 Bank of New Hampshire Children’s Summer Series continues at the Palace Theatre (80 Hanover St. in Manchester; palacetheatre.org, 668-5588) with The Little Mermaid on Thursday, July 23, and Aladdin, Tuesday, July 28, through Thursday, July 30. The kid-friendly shows are at 10 a.m. Continue reading “Kiddie Pool 20/07/23”
Hovering hummingbirds, colorful salamanders, the occasional porcupine and more neighborhood wildlife
Curious about the wildlife you’ve seen during your neighborhood hikes and backyard hangouts? Rebecca Suomala, a biologist for New Hampshire Audubon, and Lindsay Webb, wildlife educator for New Hampshire Fish and Game, shared fun facts about 22 birds, insects, Continue reading “Your backyard animal adventure”
At the Audubon
The New Hampshire Audubon is offering an in-person event at the Massabesic Center (26 Audubon Way in Auburn; nhaudubon.org, 668-2045) on Saturday, July 18, from 10 to 11 a.m. Learn to “Be a Nature Detective,” a program geared toward families and featuring outdoor exploration (families Continue reading “Kiddie Pool 20/07/16”
Cars and food trucks
The Aviation Museum of New Hampshire (27 Navigator Road in Londonderry; aviationmuseumofnh.org, 669-4820) will hold its annual Classic Car Show outdoors on its grounds on Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event, which welcomes vehicles of all makes and eras, including odd Continue reading “Kiddie Pool 20/07/09”
In-person summer camp!
SEE Science Center (200 Bedford St. in Manchester; 669-0400, see-sciencecenter.org) is accepting registrations now for its in-person summer camps, which will be held in July and August, according to a press release. FIRST PLACE Invention Challenge camp (with sessions the weeks of Aug. 3 and Aug. 10; Continue reading “Kiddie Pool 20/06/25”