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Monday, July 23rd Events

Lego Club

Time: 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
Place: Keene Public Library, Youth Program Room, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: All

The library's LEGO club is open to to kids of all ages. For more information, call: Gail Zachariah at 603-352-0157.

Yoga at Your Library

Time: 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
Place: Keene Public Library, Kay Fox Room, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: Teens & adults

Repeats weekly. Yoga @ Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens. No experience is required. Certified instructors will guide participants through the 60-minute session that includes strength building, a body-balancing workout and a quick cool down. Like all library programs, the class is free of charge! Yoga mats are available for use during the class or you can bring your own.

Kids Cupcake Decorating

Time: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Place: Epicurean Delights, 44 Lafayette Rd., North Hampton, NH
Price: $15

Ages: 3-6

Create cute little fishy creatures on cupcakes. Such animated designs and silly faces will make them the catch of the day! Cost: $15
To register for this class or for more information please visit our site at or call our store at 603-967-4440


Time: 10:00 am-10:45 am
Place: Claremont Opera House, 58 Opera House Square, Claremont, NH
Price: $6
Ages: All

Kids of all ages will enjoy Thumbelina, a story of a tiny girl and her misadventures.
North Country Center for the Arts, Papermill Theater returns to the Claremont Opera House this summer with 10 am Monday morning shows for families and youth.
On July 23 at 10am NCCA’s Children’s Theatre performs another Hans Christian Andersen story about a tiny girl and her adventures with her short appearance and toads and moles that want to marry her. Will she successfully avoid their intentions before falling in love with a prince just her size?
Tickets are $6 at the door. Pre-schools and daycare centers are advised to call ahead to reserve an area of seats together. Otherwise, seating is first come, first serve.

Where's Waldo? Find Him in 20 Stores in Keene, NH

Time: All day
Place: Stop in at the Toadstool Bookshop in Keene for a list of participating stores.
Price: Free
Ages: All

Every day through July. THE MONTH OF JULY – IT’S FIND WALDO IN Keene. 
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first WHERE’S WALDO book the publisher is sponsoring a Find Waldo Local campaign.  Keene is one of only 250 towns in America where Waldo is hiding out in 20 locally owned stores. Find him, collect enough cards, and be entered in a drawing for a complete set of the books and other goodies. Check with The Toadstool Bookshop in Keene for details and get looking!

Sonic Sensation

Time: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Place: Montshire Museum of Science, 1 Montshire Rd., Norwich, VT
Price: Get free admission for two at the Keene Public Library
Ages: All

Learn about the anatomy and physics of how we hear, find out about decibels, amplitude, frequency, pitch, sound waves, and what you can do to protect your hearing, as you explore Sonic Sensation. Experiment with pitch, test your own hearing, make a movie soundtrack, and step into the ever-popular Scream Chamber! Sort high and low pitches by hitting colored bells, create sounds by conducting an Invisible Orchestra, and launch a billiard ball to show how sound hitting our eardrums sends signals to our brain.

Shadows in the Night

Time: 3:00 pm
Place: Hancock Town Library, Hancock, NH
Price: Free
Ages: 4+

Explore the folk art form of shadow puppetry. We’ll take a look at the Museum’s collection of shadow puppets, learning a bit about their history. Watch a small shadow puppet show and create your own shadow puppet to take home. Ages 4+

Historic Tour

Place: Mary Baker Eddy Historic House, 62 North State St., Concord, NH
Price: $5 suggested donation/children under 12 are free
Ages: All

The Mary Baker Eddy Historic House at 62 North State Street in Concord has again opened its doors for tours, through October 31, 2012. Tours are available on Mondays and Saturdays between 11 am and 2 pm, and by appointment. A $5 per person suggested donation is recommended. Children under age 12 and Longyear Members are free.

Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of Christian Science, is widely recognized as one of the most influential women in the field of religion. She is the first American woman to found a worldwide religion.

In this house, visitors see where Mrs. Eddy lived while she undertook a major revision of her primary work, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures. It was also in this home that she produced her book, Retrospection and Introspection, and revised three of her other works. Mrs. Eddy greatly appreciated the Concord community and moved from this house to Pleasant View, her beloved home on the town’s outskirts, spending a total of 18 years in Concord.

Story Walk
Time: 9:30 am-4:30 pm
Place: Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, 23 Holderness Rd., Holderness, NH
Price: Free
Ages: All

All of July. This year’s featured book is The Summer Visitors by local author Karel Hayes. StoryWalkTM is presented in collaboration the Holderness Library and Holderness Recreation Department.

StoryWalkTM opens with family activities and refreshments on June 28
from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Karel Hayes will sign your book; a limited supply
will be available for purchase. There is no charge to visit the StoryWalkTM,
which is located in the field behind the NH Fish and Game parking lot (park in
town or at the Science Center as this lot is reserved for boat trailers).

Secrets of Circles

Time: 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Place: SEE Science Center, 200 Bedford Rd., Manchester, NH
Price: $8 per person ages 3 and up
Ages: All

All of July. The SEE Science Center will host the traveling exhibition Secrets of Circles from March 17th to September 9th 2012.

Circles are everywhere!  Why?  Discover the secret!  This highly interactive 2000 sq. ft. exhibition features 17 exhibits designed to inspire questions and encourage investigation. Explore the math, science, engineering and culture of circles.  Discover what makes the circle the best shape for both pizzas and car wheels, or why bubbles, the sun and the iris of your eye are all circles.   

Visitors of all ages will uncover the properties of a simple shape with powerful applications.  Preschoolers can explore circular objects like coconuts, oranges, and the Vietnamese round boat.  Older children can contemplate the engineering and physical advantage of circles to solve problems, such as pulling heavy loads or providing architectural support.  Adults may even learn a thing or two about different compass designs or the variety of shapes generated by rotating circles around an axis!  Secrets of Circles was designed to intrigue a wide range of ages, as well as visitors from different backgrounds.   All of the exhibit signage is tri-lingual, (English, Spanish, and Vietnamese) and spaces are wheelchair accessible.

SEE is open to the public 7 days a week: M - F 10 am-4 pm and S & S 10 am -5 pm.  Secrets of Circles is included with regular admission to the SEE Science Center, $8 per person ages 3 and up.  Admission is FREE for SEE Members. 

The Road Not Taken

Time: 9:00 am-7:30 pm
Place: Plaistow Public Library, 85 Main St., Plaistow, NH
Price: Free
Ages: All

All of July. The Road Not Taken, a fine art exhibit inspired by the poetry of Robert Frost, is making the rounds of libraries and nature centers throughout the entire state of New Hampshire. The presentation, designed by three Derry artists, Ingeborg V. Seaboyer, Judy Krassowski and Corinne Dodge, features approximately 20 works that reflect a variety of personal interpretations of the most famous as well as some of the “less traveled” works of one of America’s most inspiring poets, Robert Frost.

Images in pen and ink, watercolor, acrylics and oils are accompanied by a selected verse that inspired each individual work. An exhibit reference book provides additional information on the artists as well as upcoming exhibit venues.
Corinne Dodge, 603-432-5759

Michaels Craft Camp

Time: 9:30 am-11:00 am AND 11:15 am-12:45 pm
Place: Micheals Craft Store, 7 Ash Brook Rd., Keene, NH
Price: $5
Ages: n/a

A place where kids can come to complete fun, creative arts and craft activities. Two sessions for different age groups. Sign your child up for the day, or sign up for a weeklong series. Register early. Space is limited. 603-357-7101

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