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April School Vacation Ideas in New Hampshire

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April 24, 2015 by Trish R. Share on: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

The warm weather is here, just in time for April school vacation! Chances are if you and your family aren’t going away for the week, you’ll be looking for fun things to do locally. From past experience, I’ve learned that my kids enjoy vacation with a plan a week of activities to keep them busy. Checkout this list of kid-friendly activities happening in New Hampshire next week.

Manchester Monarchs Hockey Game: Start vacation off right on Saturday April 25th at the Verizon Wireless Arena. The Manchester Monarchs will be facing the Portland Pirates in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. This is an event the whole family can enjoy!

Fisher Cats Baseball & Softball Camps: Do you have a young athlete in the family? The New Hampshire Fisher Cats are holding baseball and softball camps at the Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester all week. Kids will learn baseball and softball skills from Fisher Cats players and be given a ticket to watch the baseball game on Wednesday April 29th! See a complete list of details about the camp on the MiLB website.

Graffiti Paint Bar Family Paint Sessions: Learn how to paint in a fun, kid-friendly environment during Graffiti Paint Bar’s Family Paint sessions in Nashua on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday during vacation week! The sessions are being held from 12:30 PM until 2:00 PM and all ages are welcome.

Currier Museum of Art: The Currier Museum of Art in Manchester is hosting exciting events each day of vacation week! Check out story time, dance performances, or the landscape scavenger hunt! The museum has fun-filled events the whole family can enjoy!

Studio 550 Art Center: If you have an artsy teen in your family, check out the pottery art camp being held at Studio 550 Art Center. The “Teen Wheel-Throwing” class is a basic introduction to pottery. The class is a 5 day event held in Manchester, beginning Monday, April 27th.

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center: The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord is perfect for the explorer in your family. The center will be open from 10:30 AM until 4:00 PM every day during vacation week. Squeeze in a Planetarium Show, and check out all of the neat exhibits while you are there.

SEE Science Center: Incorporate learning into your child’s vacation at the SEE Science Center! The amazing exhibits offer the chance to explore math and science in a fun, engaging way. The center, located in downtown Manchester, is open every day of the week, and has a gift shop full of fun items to continue the learning experience at home.

The best part about vacation week activities is the deals that are available to families. Many places will offer special admission pricing or discounts for siblings. If you have some down time, there are plenty of parks and ice cream stands open for the season too! Don’t miss out on the fun this year. Get out and enjoy a break from the norm with the whole family!


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