Family Programs

Fun for Kids...and Parents Too!

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

Upcoming Programs

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow

Sunday, June 23,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
Hiroshi Land
Young children look closely at a bullfrog, held by Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol. (photo © Ben Conant)

Come out, come out, babes in arms, into the fair spring air! This gentle morning ramble at the Hiroshi Land in Peterborough is specially designed for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers.

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Frogs by Flashlight

Sunday, July 14,
8:00 pm
to 9:00 pm
NOTE: This program has been POSTPONED.
Hands hold a bullfrog. (photo © Ben Conant)

Pull on your rubber boots, grab your flashlight, and join us to discover who’s who in the summer frog serenade!

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Space Animals

Tuesday, July 23,
7:00 pm
to 8:00 pm
Hancock Town Library
A vintage postage stamp depicting a dog in a space ship..

Join Susie Spikol for an evening slideshow on the history of animals in space as part of the Hancock Town Library’s summer reading program.

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Norway Pond Series: Pond Life Exploration

Wednesday, July 24,
4:00 pm
to 5:00 pm
Norway Pond
A group of children hold kitchen strainers and peer into plastic bins to look at aquatic wildlife gathered from a nearby pond. (photo © Ben Conant)

Come explore the edges of Norway Pond with Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol! Using long-handled dip nets, kitchen strainers, and buckets, we’ll search for dragonfly nymphs, whirligig beetles, and caddisfly larva.

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Norway Pond Series: Old Home Day Paddle Party

Sunday, August 18,
11:00 am
to 12:00 pm
Norway Pond
A canoe floats on Norway Pond in Hancock, with the town church and barn in the background. (photo © Brett Amy Thelen)

Come start a new tradition with a late morning paddle around Hancock’s town gem! We’ll circumnavigate the pond, glimpsing back toward the hustle and bustle of Hancock’s Old Home Day as well as the church steeple and its beautiful arching barn.

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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.