COVID-19 UPDATE: The Harris Center building will be closed to visitors until further notice. Our trails and grounds remain open.

Family Programs

Fun for Kids...and Parents Too!

Hike, ramble, track, sing, play, learn, and explore with the Harris Center.

Upcoming Programs

Storytime with Jaime: Wonderful Worms

Tuesday, June 23,
10:00 am
to 10:15 am
YouTube

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalist Jaime Hutchinson as she reads as she reads “Wonderful Worms” by Linda Glaser. If you’ve ever wondered, “what’s so wonderful about worms?” this story is for you.

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Pond Exploration at Robin Hood Park

Sunday, June 28,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
Keene
Kindergardeners ponding with Harris Center naturalist Jenna Spear. (photo © Ben Conant)

Have you ever wondered what insects, amphibians, and crustaceans might live in Robin Hood Pond? Join Harris Center teacher-naturalists Jenna Spear and Karen Rent for a fun exploration of the aquatic animals that call this pond home.

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A Chipmunk Morning

Tuesday, June 30,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
Hancock
A chipmunk on the lookout. (photo © Denis Fournier via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalists Jaime Hutchinson and Janet Altobello for a playful family program dedicated to the chipmunk.

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Hooray for Herps!

Tuesday, July 7,
11:00 am
to 12:00 pm
Hancock
Child's hands holding a red eft. (photo © Ben Conant)

Join naturalists and amphibian and reptile fans Jaime Hutchinson and Susie Spikol for a chance to find, observe, and even touch some of the amphibians and reptiles that make this part of New Hampshire their home. Bring your sense of adventure, and get ready to meet a few frogs, salamanders, and snakes up close!

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Big Boulders or Bust

Thursday, July 9,
10:00 am
to 11:30 am
Hancock
A little girl on a big boulder, during Harris Center summer camp. (photo © Jenna Spear)

Join naturalists Karen Rent and Susie Spikol for an adventure-filled hike to one of our favorite places: the Big Boulders! Along the way, we’ll play games, search for animals, and maybe even become animals ourselves.

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First Day of StoryWalk: “Flight School” by Lita Judge

Monday, July 13
Hancock
An image from the book "Flight School" by Lita Judge

Walk along the path behind the Hancock Meeting House, where pages from the whimsical picture book “Flight School” will be laid out for you to read on your own. Follow along with this whimsical story about a little bird who never gives up on a dream and the friends that help make it come true.

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Contact Us

For more information on Harris Center family programs, please contact Susie Spikol at (603) 525-3394 or by email.