All Events

WHE Beach Day - Open

Free Event

Date: August 6, 2014

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Pack your picnic lunch, sunscreen, umbrella, beach towels, etc. and plan to spend the day at Hampton Beach State Park with your WHE friends!  We had a great turnout last year with some dads joining in too, so save the date!

Rain will postpone this event to the following Wednesday, August 13.  Please register online for any last minute details and for information on where to meet on the beach.

There is a $15 fee for parking, so carpooling is recommended.

Time: 10:00am-2:00pm ~  You are welcome to arrive and depart when it's convenient for your family.

Address:
Hampton Beach State Park
160 Ocean Blvd
Hampton, NH
03842 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

WHE Co-op Open House - Open

Free Event

Date: September 3, 2014

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WHE will be holding an open house for all co-op parents and students.  We would like to use this event the week before the official start to classes as a way to be sure all families are informed and as a meet and greet for new folks.

We will begin with a group informational time which will go over how the co-op day will be run and go over general policies.  Families will then briefly rotate through their classes to meet the volunteers and receive syllabus information.

During the afternoon, we will provide opportunities for families to share information about themselves and play games to allow all families to get to know each other and feel welcome.  :)

All co-op families are strongly encouraged to attend.  This event is NOT open to the general public.

Time: 1:00-3:00pm

Address:
Village Chapel Baptist Church
15 Twin Bridge Road
Weare, NH
03281 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

WHE Youth Group - Not Open

Free Event

Date: September 13, 2014

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Event TBD
The WHE Youth Group is for kids to get together with friends outside the normal homeschool classes and field trips.  The group is open to kids age 11& up (no siblings please).  The activities are designed to allow the kids the freedom to hang out with friends, but still have parents close by to monitor them.
Youth group events are paid for when you arrive at the event.
Time: 6:00-9:00pm

Available Spaces: 15

Bolton Park Day - Not Open

Free Event

Date: September 17, 2014

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Join us at Bolton Park/Playground in Weare.  All ages welcome at the park. The younger kids can play on the playground while the older kids will be led in some organized games in the fields.  Moms can chat about homeschooling and family issues and/or get some exercise on the field by walking.

Bring water, sunscreen and sports equipment.

Time: 1:00-3:00

Address:
Bolton Memorial Park
S. Stark Highway
Weare, NH
03281 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Bolton Park Day - Not Open

Free Event

Date: October 1, 2014

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Join us at Bolton Park/Playground in Weare.  All ages welcome at the park. The younger kids can play on the playground while the older kids will be led in some organized games in the fields.  Moms can chat about homeschooling and family issues and/or get some exercise on the field by walking.

Bring water, sunscreen and sports equipment.

Time: 1:00-3:00

Address:
Bolton Memorial Park
S. Stark Highway
Weare, NH
03281 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Beech Hill Farm Corn Mazes - Not Open

Price: $5.25

Date: October 15, 2014

Corn Mazes

This year, our 2014 corn maze themes will be:

  • Greek to Me!
  • Snack Attack
  • A-maizing Americana

A brochure is provided for each maze with questions to answer (answers are hidden in the mazes) and items to find related to the theme.

The mazes are approximately 4 acres in size and take about 40 minutes to find all the answers. Great entertainment for the entire family!

Time: 1:00-3:00

Parent Support Meeting - Not Open

Free Event

Date: October 17, 2014

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Topic:  "So Now What?"

Description:  You started homeschooling in September and things are NOT going quite as you planned, so now what?

Time:  7:00-9:00pm

Address:
Panera Bread Bedford
7 Colby Court
Bedford, NH Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Wings of the Night: Owls & Bats - Not Open

Price: $6.50

Date: October 29, 2014

 

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Join us at the McLane Center for Wings of the Night: Owls & Bats.  While both of these nocturnal animals rely heavily on their sense of hearing to survive, each has its own way of catching prey. A live owl, props, and a multimedia presentation help students learn how each creature is beneficial to the natural world.

Time: 1:00-2:00

Address:
Audubon McLane Center
84 Silk Farm Road
Concord, NH
03301 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 50

WHE Youth Group Bowling - Not Open

Free Event

Date: November 8, 2014

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Come out for an evening of Glow Bowling at King Lanes in Goffstown.  The kids will bowl 2 strings, but plan on hanging out for a bit afterwards to play some arcade games too.

Cost: $9.75 which includes 2 strings of bowling and shoe rental
The WHE Youth Group is for kids to get together with friends outside the normal homeschool classes and field trips.  The group is open to kids age 11& up (no siblings please).  The activities are designed to allow the kids the freedom to hang out with friends, but still have parents close by to monitor them.
Youth group events are paid for when you arrive at the event.
Time: 7:00-9:00pm

 

Address:
King Lanes
751 Mast Road
Manchester, NH
03102 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Bolton Park Day - Not Open

Free Event

Date: November 12, 2014

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Join us at Bolton Park/Playground in Weare.  All ages welcome at the park. The younger kids can play on the playground while the older kids will be led in some organized games in the fields.  Moms can chat about homeschooling and family issues and/or get some exercise on the field by walking.

Bring water, sunscreen and sports equipment.

Time: 1:00-3:00

Address:
Bolton Memorial Park
S. Stark Highway
Weare, NH
03281 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Christmas Party & Craft Fair - Not Open

Price: $3.25

Date: December 3, 2014

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Join us for an afternoon of crafts, games, food, shopping and friendship!  This year's Christmas ornament craft TBD.  Kids 12+ will make an origami ornament.  Parents may need to assist their children with the crafts.  Please bring a snack to share during the party.

As part of our annual Christmas party this year we will be hosting a craft fair where students and parents can showcase their creative talents and also earn some spending money.  This is an opportunity for kids to both practice their entrepreneurial skills and also learn some money management techniques.
We will have tables set up where both parents and children can display their items for sale.  Children are encouraged to do their own marketing designs and sales pitch.  Each seller is responsible for managing their own banks; WHE will not be involved in making change or providing receipts.
Time: 1:00-3:00pm

 

Address:
Village Chapel Baptist Church
15 Twin Bridge Road
Weare, NH
03281 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Christmas Caroling - Not Open

Free Event

Date: December 10, 2014

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Join WHE for the annual Christmas Caroling at Bel-Air Nursing Home.  We will sing songs from a booklet of traditional songs.  Participants are invited to bring cards, ornaments, handmade crafts, and/or store bought individually wrapped goodies to share with the residents.  Please bring items individually wrapped to distribute into Christmas bags for the residents to take back to their rooms.  This event is always a blessing for all who attend!

Time 1:30-2:30pm

Address:
Belair Nursing Home
29 Center Street
Goffstown, NH 03045 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 20

Mom's Night Out Christmas Party - Not Open

Free Event

Date: December 12, 2014

The Annual Mom's Night Out Christmas Party will be held in Weare.  Light snacks and drinks will be provided.  Please bring a Yankee Swap gift valued between $10-15.  Please no gag gifts or bottles of alcohol for the swap.  In the past, popular gifts included: scarves, fuzzy socks, gloves, lip balm, soap, lotion, etc.
Each guest should also submit a fun-fact about themselves for a game we will play.  Example might be "I climbed Mt. Everest."
Time: 7:00pm

Address:
Private Weare Home

Weare, NH
03281 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Sledding - Not Open

Free Event

Date: January 7, 2015

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Join us for an afternoon of outdoor activity at the Bedford playground near the high school.  There is a good hill for sledding and the playground equipment is extra fun in the winter with snow!

Please register to be notified of last minute changes due to weather conditions.  Dress warmly, bring sleds, grab a coffee at Dunkins' and bring a thermos of hot chocolate for the kids!
Time: 1:00-2:30
20 County Road, Bedford, NH 03110

Address:
Bedford Playground
20 County Road
Bedford, NH
03110 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

WHE Youth Group Snow Tubing - Not Open

Free Event

Date: January 9, 2015

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Come out for an evening of snow tubing at McIntyre Ski Area.

Cost: $19.00 which includes 2 hours of tubing

The WHE Youth Group is for kids to get together with friends outside the normal homeschool classes and field trips.  The group is open to kids age 11 & up (no siblings please).  The activities are designed to allow the kids the freedom to hang out with friends, but still have parents close by to monitor them.

Youth Group events are paid for when you arrive, no prepayment is necessary.

Time: 7:00-9:00pm *This event will be held on a Friday evening.

 

Address:
McIntyre Ski Area
50 Chalet Ct
Manchester, NH 03045
03104 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Parent Support Meeting - Not Open

Free Event

Date: January 9, 2015

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Topic:  "No, Not Another Snow Storm!"

Description:  You're feeling cooped up, hemmed in, stir crazy, cabin feverish, and it's snowing again or How to get through a long NH winter!

Time:  7:00-9:00pm

Address:
Panera Bread Bedford
7 Colby Court
Bedford, NH Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Bowling at King Lanes - Not Open

Price: $4.00

Date: January 21, 2015

Join us at King Bowling Lanes for a string or two of bowling. The bowling alley is very clean with bumpers and ramps available. Adults and children are welcome to bowl. This yearly event is usually a lot of fun!

Time: 1:00-2:30

Address:
King Lanes
751 Mast Road
Manchester, NH
03102 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

WHE Youth Group - Not Open

Free Event

Date: February 14, 2015

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Event TBD
The WHE Youth Group is for kids to get together with friends outside the normal homeschool classes and field trips.  The group is open to kids age 11& up (no siblings please).  The activities are designed to allow the kids the freedom to hang out with friends, but still have parents close by to monitor them.
Youth group events are paid for when you arrive at the event.
Time: TBD

Available Spaces: 15

Sledding - Not Open

Free Event

Date: February 18, 2015

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Join us for an afternoon of outdoor activity at the Bedford playground near the high school.  There is a good hill for sledding and the playground equipment is extra fun in the winter with snow!

Please register to be notified of last minute changes due to weather conditions.  Dress warmly, bring sleds, grab a coffee at Dunkins' and bring a thermos of hot chocolate for the kids!
Time: 1:00-2:30
20 County Road, Bedford, NH 03110

Address:
Bedford Playground
20 County Road
Bedford, NH
03110 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

WHE Book Fair - Not Open

Free Event

Date: March 4, 2015

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Grab a book, read and then create a totally awesome display board for our book fair!  Forms to help your child answer questions about their book will be sent to you after you register.  Fiction, Non-Fiction and Biographies are acceptable.

Time: 1:00-2:30pm

 

Address:
Village Chapel Baptist Church
15 Twin Bridge Road
Weare, NH
03281 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

WHE Youth Group Bowling - Not Open

Free Event

Date: March 14, 2015

Come out for an evening of Glow Bowling at King Lanes in Goffstown.  The kids will bowl 2 strings, but plan on hanging out for a bit afterwards to play some arcade games too.
 
Cost: $9.75 which includes 2 strings of bowling and shoe rental  
 
The WHE Youth Group is for kids to get together with friends outside the normal homeschool classes and field trips.  The group is open to kids age 11& up (no siblings please).  The activities are designed to allow the kids the freedom to hang out with friends, but still have parents close by to monitor them.  
Youth group events are paid for when you arrive at the event.
Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Address:
King Lanes
751 Mast Road
Manchester, NH
03102 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

NH Telephone Museum - Not Open

Price: $3.25

Date: March 18, 2015

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Join us for a tour of the New Hampshire Telephone Museum.  Our group will watch a short video, have a guided tour and then explore the many hands-on exhibits the museum has to offer.

The New Hampshire Telephone Museum seeks to inspire curiosity by engaging a broad public audience in exhibitions and programs based on its remarkable and expanding collection.  The Museum preserves the past and tell the stories of the telecommunications industry.

Time: 1:00-2:30

Address:
New Hampshire Telephone Museum
22 East Main Street
Warner, NH
03278 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 30

Parent Support Meeting - Not Open

Free Event

Date: April 10, 2015

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Topic:  "Best Lesson Ever!"

Description:  Wow, you made it!  What made the kids' lightbulbs turn on this year?  Come with your best lesson or curriculum in hand.

Time:  7:00-9:00pm

Address:
Panera Bread Bedford
7 Colby Court
Bedford, NH Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

WHE Youth Group - Not Open

Free Event

Date: April 11, 2015

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Event TBD
The WHE Youth Group is for kids to get together with friends outside the normal homeschool classes and field trips.  The group is open to kids age 11& up (no siblings please).  The activities are designed to allow the kids the freedom to hang out with friends, but still have parents close by to monitor them.
Youth group events are paid for when you arrive at the event.
Time: TBD

Available Spaces: 15

The Butterfly Place - Not Open

Price: $5.75

Date: May 6, 2015

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Experience the beauty of an indoor garden filled with hundreds of free-flying butterflies!  Be sure to wear bright colors so the butterflies will be attracted to you and maybe even land on you!  Bring your cameras too!

There may be an additional activity added on to this trip to MA as we get closer to the date.

Children 3 and under must be in a stroller, backpack, carried or held by the hand at all times.

Time:  1:00-2:30pm

Address:
The Butterfly Place
120 Tyngsboro Road
Westford, MA
01886 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 60

WHE Youth Group Mini Golf - Not Open

Free Event

Date: May 9, 2015

Come out for an evening of fun at Mel's in Litchfield.  The kids can participate in a variety of activities at Mel's such as mini golf, Go-karts, driving range, laser tag, and batting cages.

Cost: Varies based on activities

The WHE Youth Group is for kids to get together with friends outside the normal homeschool classes and field trips.  The group is open to kids age 11 & up (no siblings please).  The activities are designed to allow the kids the freedom to hang out with friends, but still have parents close by to monitor them.

Youth group activities are paid per person when you arrive.

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Address:
Mel's Funway Park
454 Charles Bancroft Highway
Litchfield, NH
03052 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

WHE Field Day - Not Open

Free Event

Date: May 13, 2015

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Join us for an activity filled afternoon with friends!  We will get together at the park to play a variety of field day type of games.  More details to follow as we get closer to this event.

Here are some of the games we will play:

Relays

Egg toss
Three legged race
Sack race
Wheelbarrow race
Over the river- long jump type competition
Shoe relay
Tug of War
Time: 1:00-3:00pm

 

Address:
Bolton Memorial Park
S. Stark Highway
Weare, NH
03281 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Year End Celebration - Not Open

Free Event

Date: May 20, 2015

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Join us as we celebrate the close of our group year.  We will watch a photo show of group events and hand out participation certificates to the children.  Afterwards, we will head outside to play some games and enjoy some ice cream sundaes!

Time: 1:00-3:00pm
 

Address:
Village Chapel Baptist Church
15 Twin Bridge Road
Weare, NH
03281 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Field Day Rain Date or Bolton Park Day - Not Open

Free Event

Date: May 27, 2015

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In case of rain on May 13, we will use this day as a make-up for our field day or use it as a regular park day if we don't need a make-up.

Join us at Bolton Park/Playground in Weare.  All ages welcome at the park. The younger kids can play on the playground while the older kids will be led in some organized games in the fields.  Moms can chat about homeschooling and family issues and/or get some exercise on the field by walking.

Bring water, sunscreen and sports equipment.

Time: 1:00-3:00

Address:
Bolton Memorial Park
S. Stark Highway
Weare, NH
03281 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

 

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