Sunday, February 5th, 2017
Hampton Beach, NH
- You must pay a $50 fee (non-refundable) when registering which counts toward your fundraising minimum of $350.
- A Plunger is a person who goes into the water at the Plunge. A Pampered Penguin does not.
- Create a fundraising page and share it with everyone you know!
- The most important step to raising money is asking. If you don’t ask, people won’t donate to your Plunge. Ask everyone you know…friends, family, co-worker, employer, your dentist, trainer, mailman…EVERYONE!
- Looking for a little motivation? Check out our incentives or watch a video about Special Olympics New Hampshire athletes Bonnie, Jasmine and Charlie.
- Click here for details.
- Bring loose, warm clothes to change into after you Plunge.
- Wear something on your feet (old sneakers, wool socks) when you Plunge.
- Get dressed up. This year’s theme is under the sea!
- Click here for details.
We’re here to Help!
- Call us at (603) 624-1250.
- Text Bridget Carleton at (603) 969-9572.
- Email Bridget Carleton at BridgetC@sonh.org.
Visit http://www.sonh.org/support-and-fundraising-events/Plunges/PP/firsttime.aspx for more information, to register, or Frequently Asked Questions.
High School Plunge
Saturday, February 4th, 2017
“Celebrate Hampton” Annual Christmas Parade – December 3, 2016
The annual Hampton Christmas Parade has become the 2nd largest parade in New Hampshire.
Creating a family style Christmas, the parade is made up of marching bands, floats, entertainers, civic and military groups, youth groups and local businesses. Previous years we have had the Stanley Cup and the Clydesdales. Begins at 1PM and travels down Route 1 beginning in North Hampton. Parade finishes at the Galley Hatch Restaurant. Facebook page; https://www.facebook.com/experiencehampton/
Annual Rye Christmas Parade, December 4th, 2016 beginning at 1PM.
The Rye Fire Department and Rye Lions Club invite you to celebrate the Holiday Season. The parade will form behind Webster at Rye, 795 Washington Road and will march along Washington Road to the Rye Junior High School Trophies will be awarded to the winning entries. This year’s theme is A Frosty New England Holiday.
Bring the kids to share the excitement of Christmas at the annual countdown of the lighting of the Christmas tree in Market Square! After the tree is lit, stay to watch the beautifully illuminated Christmas parade march down Islington Street and through Market Square. This year’s parade will include a food drive to support three local food pantries. Everyone is encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to place in one of the shopping carts pushed by volunteers along the parade route.
Festivities will begin at 5 p.m. with the countdown for lighting the Christmas tree. The Portsmouth Middle School Band will play holiday tunes and Christmas Carols at the parade platform and the tree will be lit at 5:30 p.m. The parade will then begin at Plaza 800 on Islington Street at 6 p.m., marching towards Market Square and ending at the South Mill Pond parking lot.
Vernis Jackson and the City’s African Burying Ground Committee and volunteers are this year’s Grand Marshal for the Portsmouth Illuminated Holiday Parade and Food Drive. In the case of inclement weather, a rain date is reserved for Sunday, December 6th.
The 3rd Annual Seacoast Christmas parade is on Sunday, December 4, 2016 in Seabrook, NH. More information: www.facebook.com
November and December, February and March:
Hotel is closed from Sunday-Thursday and re-opens at 3:30PM each Friday. The hotel remains open for events and overnight rooms Friday night and Saturday night only and closed at 1:30pm on Sunday.
Wharfside Café is closed on Friday and open on Saturday and Sunday from 6:30am-11:30am – Subject to change.
Breakers Restaurant and also the Lounge is open from 3:30pm-12am Friday and from 11:30am-12am on Saturday.
The DJ plays both Friday and Saturday night from 9am-12am.
January: Hotel is closed in its entirety.
Hotel will be closed for Christmas weekend but open for NYE weekend (Friday and Saturday). The hotel throws a New Year’s Eve bash on NYE.
Hotel is aiming to re-open on Friday, April 1, 2017 for the season!
Enjoy Hampton Beach, 24/7-365.
The Beach Plum, 17 Ocean Boulevard, North Hampton, NH – a favorite from folks near and far, remains open through Sunday, Oct. 23rd until 7PM. Be sure to take your coastal drive, while this weather is still magnificent, and stop by for your favorite lobster roll, clam chowder, or a quart of your favorite Richardson’s Ice Cream – While enjoying the majestic view of the Atlantic Ocean. Voted Best Lobster Roll in NH for over five years in a row.
Open daily 12PM – 7PM
Take a coastal drive today to Your favorite Beach Ice Cream & Lobster Roll spot Open through Oct. 23rd –
SCREEEMFEST Haunts Canobie Lake Park Sept. 24 – Oct. 30
Two New Haunts for 2016, rides, games, ROCKtoberfest, a petting zoo and much more.
SALEM, NH – Canobie Lake Park in Salem, New Hampshire, is the place to be for “screeems,” thrills and chills during the Park’s SCREEEMFEST event, each weekend from September 24 through October 30. Canobie offers one of the best varieties of fall entertainment in all of New England.
There’s fun by day with rides, games and plenty of family-friendly options, including a petting zoo on Saturday and Sunday afternoons through October 23rd. Then at night, SCREEEMFEST adds fear to all that fun through October 30th with five terrifying haunted houses, including two NEW haunts this year: Carnivus where evil clowns still rule the long-dead carnival, and Virus: Quarantine, where no one is immune. There are roaming “monsters” and a monster parade throughout the park, Halloween-themed games and much more.
You can also enjoy a variety of live entertainment at no additional charge during SCREEMFEST. Canobie’s ROCKtoberfest event features a different legendary rock tribute band each weekend during SCREEEMFEST featuring professional touring bands. Also appearing is the live and freaky “SwingShift SideShow,” performing strange feats of physical daring that are truly not for the faint of heart.
A “Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Prince” show will be presented from September 24 to October 10, while “Tribute to Michael: Ghosts,” will thrill audiences from October 14 to October 30.
One low admission price for Canobie Lake Park SCREEEMFEST includes all haunted houses, operating rides, ROCKtoberfest, the Petting Zoo, live entertainment and more. For Park hours, show schedules, directions and information about group discounts, visit canobie.com.
Name: Newburyport’s Great Pumpkin Lighting & Stroll 2016
Date: October 15, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
This annual family-friendly event will take place on Saturday, October 15th, from 5-8 PM in Market Square. Families are encouraged and invited to bring their own jack-o-lantern. Don’t want to deal with the mess at home? Pumpkin carving takes place in Market Square from 3-5PM. Bring your own pumpkin and create your masterpiece! Tools provided. Pumpkin carving sponsored by Partridge in a Bear Tree and Newburyport Macaroni Kid. Inn Street will have activities for the kids from 5pm-7pm including crafts from Newburyport Macaroni Kid and Street Theater by Theater in the Open.
Activities in Market Square start at 5PM. Pumpkins will be lit and placed on the stage in Market Square for all to enjoy! Each family will receive a votive candle that will be lit all at once at dusk.
After the lighting, attendees are encouraged to stroll the downtown and Tannery to “ooh and ahh” at all the pumpkins designed by local businesses! At the end of the evening families are asked to take their pumpkins home for safe keeping.
This event is brought to you by the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce and our retail members!
Trick or Treat for NH Seacoast Towns are as follows:
Hampton Falls, NH Monday, October 31, 2016; 5-7 p.m.
Hampton, NH Monday, October 31, 2016 from 5:30-8 p.m.
North Hampton, NH Sunday, October 30, 2016; 4-7 p.m.
Portsmouth, NH Sunday, October 30, 2016; 5-8 p.m.
Portsmouth, NH Halloween Parade Monday, October 31, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Rye, NH Sunday, October 30, 2016; 5-7 p.m.
Seabrook, NH Sunday, October 30, 2016; 5:30-7:30 p.m.
The Haunted Hotel has become a Hampton custom. Hosted by the Winnacunnet HIgh School Theater Department.
This year the Haunted Hotel is appropriately entitled CarniEvil.
Tickets are only $5.00 p.p. and it is sure to be a frightful experience.
For more information visit http://www.oldsaltnh.com/the-old-salt/promotions/haunted-hotel/
October 25th & 26th from 5PM – 9PM at Lamie’s Inn & Tavern, 490 Lafayette Road, Hampton, NH.
All proceeds benefit Winnacunnet High School Theater Department.