February Staycation 2015 Ideas!

intownmanchlogoFebruary vacation week is quickly approaching!  The Queen City has no shortage of fun, family-friendly events to get you and your kiddos out of the house, without traveling far from home! If your company is hosting a February vacation week event, please email us at jwhitney@intownmanchester.com and we will add it to our list!

Family Day | Millyard Mueseum | Feb 21st, 10a-4p

The Millyard Museum is hosting Family Day on Saturday, February 21st from 10:00a-4:00p. Included with regular admission to the museum, you and your child will be able to learn all about the rich history of Manchester! There will be plenty of activities including: weaving, old fashioned games, scavenger hunts, and children’s books! More information here!

The Manchester Monarchs | Verizon Wireless Arena | All week long

The Manchester Monarchs will be in town on February 21st, 22nd, 27th and March 1st! On the 22nd, after the game, the Monarchs will be hosting an autograph session! With the $25 purchase of the autograph pack you’ll get a ticket to the game and your own player card set to be autographed by the team! More details about that here! See the full schedule here.

Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center | 4 Fletcher Street | All week long

Amokskeag Fishways is hosting programs throughout vacation week! Call ahead to pre-register and confirm pricing. Also be sure to show up prepared for outdoor activities. Call 603-626-FISH for more information.

February 25th and 28th, 9a-12n | “Family Eagle Excursion and Program” where you and your children can try and spot bald eagles along the Merrimack River! There will activities, games and crafts, too! $10 per family.
February 23rd, 24th, 26th, and 27th | “Family Eagle Watching Days” where you and your family will be brought to the Fishways’ vantage point to search for eagles! Donations accepted as payment.

Muse Paint Bar | 42 Hanover Street | All week long

Muse Paintbar will be hosting Family Day sessions throughout February vacation week! Check their website for more information and to make your reservation!

Collector’s Heaven | 669 Elm Street | All week long

This week Collector’s Heaven has put together a fantastic variety of OVER 1000 packs of Baseball, Football, Basketball, Hockey, Soccer, Golf, Racing, Yu-Gi-Oh and non-sport movie cards! Best part? All are at one unbelievable price: 2 Packs for $1.00! They are normally that price for one pack! In fact, some of the packs usually sell for $1.99 and $2.99. This is collecting at its BEST—FOR FUN!!!

Studio 550 | 550 Elm Street | All week long

Studio 550 will be hosting a 5-day art camp! The camp consists of a morning and afternoon session–pick one, or both! Classes will focus on Fin, Feather & Fowl for 6-10 year olds and Wheel Throwing for ages 11-17. More info here!

Vertical Dreams Inc. | 250 Commercial Street | All week long

Vertical Dreams’ indoor rock climbing gym will be open extended hours for vacation week! Monday-Friday they’ll be open noon-10pm! Check out their website for more information.

Currier Museum of Art | 150 Ash Street | All week long

The Currier Museum of Art is offering a vacation camp for kids! There are half and full days for children ages 5-14!  See here for more info. In addition, they will be hosting events throughout the week for all ages! Including: A scavenger hunt on Friday, February 27th at 11:30am and Storytime in the Gallery on Monday, February 23rd at 11:30a! For more details and other events, visit their site here.

Manchester City Library | 405 Pine Street & 76 North Main Street | All week long

The Manchester City Library is offering a number of family programs during vacation week in the Main and West branches! Check the library event calendar for more information: http://libraryinsight.com/calendar.asp?jx=i1. Our pick: Life Size Board games–where you can play life-sized games of Scrabble, Dominoes, Connect Four and more! It’ll be from 2p-4:45p on Tuesday, February 24th!

The Palace Theatre | 80 Hanover Street | All week long

The Palace Theatre is hosting a February theater camp! Held all week long your children (grades 2-8) can take “A Trip through Candy Land!” Download the Vacation camp application here! Or call 668-5588 for more information!

Dorrs Pond Ice Skating | at Livingston Park | Wednesday, Feb 25th from 7p-9p

The City of Manchester is working hard to clear Dorrs Pond for public skating! On Wednesday, the 25th Rock 101, A&E Coffee and Tea, Intown Manchester and the City of Manchester Parks and Recreation will be hosting a FREE public skate night for two hours; 7:00pm-9:00pm! Need skates? Be sure to stop by Indian Health Athletics for all of your skating gear! They’re located at 18 Lake Avenue right here in downtown!

We try our hardest to ensure the accuracy of these events, but please be sure to call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and cost!


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