February Staycation 2016 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 tvazquez@intownmanchester.com and we will add it to our list!

Super Hero High | Palace Theatre | All Week Long

Do you have what it takes to become a true hero? Enroll in Super Hero High to find out! In these hallowed halls, heroes are taught what it takes to build character, strength and might. What would YOUR super power be? To find more information or enroll your child in this week long camp, visit the Palace Theatre’s website here!

Teen Wheel Throwing | Studio 550 | All week long

This is a 5-day art camp where students will be able to escape into their creativity with clay and a few other art forms. Learn how to throw pottery on the potter’s wheel. Basic principles will be covered, from centering, to throwing cylinders, to making cups and bowls with a few basic decoration techniques. This is meant as an introductory class. Mature Teens with prior experience are encouraged to register for an adult 10-week class. here.

Manchester Public Library | 405 Pine Street| All week long

The Manchester Public Library is hosting programs throughout vacation week! Call ahead to pre-register and confirm times at 603-624-6550 x 328. Visit our calendar for more details on each event!


10a | Toddler Story Time

2p | Minion Monday

2p | Singer Steve Blunt

5:30p | Family Game Night


10a | Preschool Dance Party


10a | Messy Art Storytime

1p | Lego Club


4p | Read to Hazel

Currier Museum of Art | 150 Ash Street | Monday and Friday

Call 603-669-6144 or visit their website for more info.

Monday | 11:30a | Storytime in the Gallery

Hear a local librarian read Balancing Act by Ellen Stoll Walsh and then create a
sculpture using toothpicks and food! Recommended for ages 2 to 5, but all are
welcome. Flat rate admission of $5 during February Vacation week, Members
and kids 12 and under always free.

Friday | 11a | Build-a-thon

Using various blocks we invite you to build a sculpture that can
withstand a slight breeze. Everyone who participates will get a prize. Flat
rate admission of $5 during February Vacation week, Members and kids 12 and
under always free.

FREE Dive-in Movie | Granite YMCA| Thursday

Join the Granite YMCA as they host a free dive-in movie from 7-9pm. The Y will start with a half hour of open family swim followed by relaxing on inflatables while guests enjoy the family friendly movie, INSIDE OUT! For more information, call Laura Leary at 603-232-8622.

Backyard Winter Birds | Amoskeag Fishways | Saturday

From the cardinal to the chickadee, many species of birds stay in NH during the cold winter.  Discover who you might see in your backyard and make a bird feeder to take home. Call 603-626-3474 for more info!

Other Fun Ideas!

There are plenty more places for you to discover with your children in downtown! Check out these websites for hours and pricing.

Checkmate Martial Arts | 250 Commercial Street

The Currier Museum of Art | 150 Ash Street

The Millyard Museum | 200 Bedford Street

The SEE Science Center | 200 Bedford Street

The Training Station | 200 Elm Street

Vertical Dreams | 250 Commercial Street

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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