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 at McCabe Forest

Monday, September 26,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
NOTE: Unfortunately, this outing has been CANCELED.
McCabe Forest
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Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol and parent educators from The Grapevine for a wild ramble in search of signs of fall.

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Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at Goose Pond

Saturday, October 1,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
Goose Pond
baby in backpack photo by Ben Conant

Join Harris Center naturalist Ben King for a pint-sized adventure in the wilds of Keene. A perfect hike for little legs!

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Hike-a-thon: Big Boulders or Bust

Saturday, October 15,
10:00 am
to 12:00 pm
Harris Center for Conservation Education
Children climb through the roks.

Join Harris Center naturalists Karen Rent and Jenna Spear for an adventure-filled hike to one of our favorite places: the Big Boulders. Perfect for families with elementary-aged children and older.

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Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at the Hiroshi Land

Tuesday, October 18,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
Hiroshi Land
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Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol and parent educators from The River Center for a wild ramble in search of signs of fall.

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Chipmunks, Squirrels, and Mice, Oh My!

Saturday, October 22,
11:00 am
to 12:00 pm
Beech Hill
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Scurry into the world of New Hampshire’s small mammals with Harris Center naturalist Ben King! A great program for preschoolers and early elementary-aged children and their families.

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Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at Ashuelot River Park

Saturday, November 5,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
Ashuelot River Park
babies and backpacks photo by Ben Conant

Join Harris Center naturalist Ben King for a pint-sized adventure in the wilds of Keene. A perfect hike for little legs!

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Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at the Bruce Edes Trail

Tuesday, November 22,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
Bruce Edes Trail
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Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol and parent educators from The Grapevine for a wild ramble in search of signs of fall.

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Forever Evergreen Family Hike

Saturday, December 10,
11:00 am
to 12:00 pm
Beech Hill
Hemlock cones hanging from branches. (photo © Scott Hecker)

Join Harris Center naturalist Ben King to explore our local evergreens. Together, we’ll discover who loves to nibble their needles, crunch their cones, and rest in their branches.

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Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow at the Dublin Rotary Park Trail

Tuesday, December 20,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
Dublin Rotary Park Trail
A toddler walks like a deer on a snowy morning in the woods. (photo © Bill Gnade)

Join Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol and parent educators from The River Center for a wild ramble with other families interested in being outside.

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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.