All Events

WHE Youth Group Bowling - 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 - 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 - Open

Free Event

Date: December 3, 2014

Christmas Craft Choice of Nativity or Snowman

Christmas Craft Choice of Nativity or Snowman

Join us for an afternoon of crafts, games, food, shopping and friendship!  This year's Christmas ornament craft  is a glass ornament featuring a nativity scene or snowman.  This craft is available to all who would like to participate.  Please choose only one ornament when registering.  Parents may need to assist their children with the craft project.

In addition, one of our teens will teach kids 12+ how to make an origami ornament.

Origami Lesson Ages 12+

Origami Lesson Ages 12+

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 - 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: 10

Mom's Night Out Christmas Party - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 TBD - 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: 7

Sledding - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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: 2

Stanford Achievement Testing - Not Open

Price: $27.00

Date: March 31, 2015

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WHE administers the Stanford Achievement Test each year for those parents that would like a comprehensive evaluation of their child's academic performance. Please note, that we will only be testing grades 2-12 this year.

The test is administered from 9 am - 11:30 am over three days. This year we will be testing March 31 - April 2. Each child testing is required to bring 2-3 sharpened #2 pencils and scratch paper each day. Calculators are allowed on certain parts of the test, but are only helpful if the child is familiar with the operation thereof.

Practice tests are available for grades 1-8. Contact Melissa for more information and to order.

Deadline to register is 2/27.
Time: 9:00-11:30
Please check back in January 2015 for the most accurate information regarding pricing and deadlines.

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

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Parent Support Meeting - 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 TBD - 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: 6

SEE Mobile Visit - Open

Price: $5.25

Date: April 15, 2015

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SEE Science Center's traveling demonstration program is called the SEEmobile. This lively program explores basic scientific principles using interactive demonstrations. The presentations are intended to kindle interest in scientific pursuits.

The program, usually lasts one hour and covers such topics as: Combustion, Chemical Reactions, Observations, Polymers, Problem Solving, Optical Illusions, and Recycling… some which go off with a bang! SEEmobile presentations are suitable for any age group from grade 1 to adult. Each program is tailored to the audience to whom it will be presented.

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

Available Spaces: 83

The Butterfly Place - 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: 43

WHE Youth Group Mini Golf - 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 - 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 - 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

WHE Beach Day - Open

Free Event

Date: August 5, 2015

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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 12.  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

 

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