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June 2022

Jun 27

StoryWalk at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

StoryWalkTM: The Bugliest Bug by author Carol Diggory Shields and illustrated by Scott Nash Open daily June 24 through September 5 For all ages Stroll along the Squam channel as you read this fun story, The Bugliest Bug, about the news of a big contest that has all of insect land abuzz, posted one page at a time along the trail. StoryWalkTM surrounds the Holderness Town Gazebo behind the Holderness Post Office at Curry Place. It is presented in partnership with…

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June 27, 2022 09:30 AM
June 27, 2022 03:30 PM
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Jun 27

Discover Squam Cruises

Discover Squam Cruise Daily 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. beginning Saturday, May 21 This unforgettable guided tour has something new to delight everyone. Learn about the natural history of Squam Lake, look for majestic Bald Eagles, and listen for the haunting call of Common Loons. Hear about the people who have lived on its rocky shores surrounded by scenic mountains for over 5,000 years. Cruise on this beautiful lake where On Golden Pond was filmed more than 40 years ago. Squam…

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June 27, 2022 01:00 PM
June 27, 2022 02:30 PM
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Jun 27

Loon Cruise at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Loon Cruise Fridays, June 10, 17, 24, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 27, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Squam Lakes Natural Science Center and the Loon Preservation Committee (LPC) are offering cruises that focus on Common Loon conservation, biology, and monitoring. A Science Center naturalist joins an LPC biologist who guides the tour and discusses the work LPC does across the state and on Squam to protect these extraordinary birds. The cruise route is chosen to maximize Loon observations. Squam…

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June 27, 2022 03:00 PM
June 27, 2022 04:30 PM
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Jun 27

Loon Cruise on Squam Lake

Loon Cruise on Squam Lake every Mondays and Fridays 3pm-4;30pm Observe Common Loons with a Loon Preservation Committee (LPC) biologist and Science Center naturalist as they share the latest news about loon conservation, biology, and monitoring. Learn about the work LPC does across the state and on Squam to protect these unique migratory birds, the only loon that breeds as far south as New Hampshire. The cruise route maximizes the likelihood of loon observations and changes weekly. Cruises are 90 minutes…

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June 27, 2022 03:00 PM
June 27, 2022 04:30 PM
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Jun 28

Bald Eagle Adventure at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Bald Eagle Adventure Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Join a Science Center naturalist for this limited-time cruise. The Squam Eagles have chicks! A naturalist will discuss the recovery of Bald Eagles in the state with particular attention to the pair which have nested on Squam since 2003. The tour route goes to areas where it’s most likely to spot the majestic birds in their natural habitat. Squam Lake Cruises are not recommended for children…

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June 28, 2022 03:00 PM
June 28, 2022 04:30 PM
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July 2022

Jul 1

Giant Insects at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center will immerse visitors in a world of invertebrates to learn about how they preserve the balance of nature with the opening of Giant Insects. Five larger-than-life animatronic insects will greet visitors along the live animal exhibit trail. Insects include Bombardier Beetle, Blue-eyed Darner, Devil’s Flower Mantis, Grasshopper, and Stag Beetle. In addition, there will be a giant spicebush swallowtail caterpillar that visitors can climb on for a great photo. Visitors can experience Giant Insects from…

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July 01, 2022 09:30 AM
July 01, 2022 05:00 PM
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Jul 1

Discover Squam Cruise

Discover Squam Cruise Daily at 11:00 a.m and 1 p.m. This unforgettable guided tour has something new to delight everyone. Learn about the natural history of Squam Lake, look for majestic Bald Eagles, and listen for the haunting call of Common Loons. Hear about the people who have lived on its rocky shores surrounded by scenic mountains for over 5,000 years. Cruise on this beautiful lake where On Golden Pond was filmed more than 40 years ago. Squam Lake Cruises…

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July 01, 2022 11:00 AM
July 01, 2022 12:30 PM
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Jul 1

Up Close to Animals at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Meet live animals up close and learn about them from an experienced naturalist educator. These engaging talks at the amphitheater feature a variety of different animals, including birds, mammals, and reptiles. Programs are offered daily in July and August. Up Close to Animals presentations are included for free as part of your trail admission fee.

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July 01, 2022 02:00 PM
July 01, 2022 02:30 PM
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Jul 3

Discover Squam Cruises

Every Sunday & Wednesdays at 3p.m. - 4:30 p.m. This unforgettable guided tour has something new to delight everyone. Learn about the natural history of Squam Lake, look for majestic Bald Eagles, and listen for the haunting call of Common Loons. Hear about the people who have lived on its rocky shores surrounded by scenic mountains for over 5,000 years. Cruise on this beautiful lake where On Golden Pond was filmed more than 40 years ago. Squam Lake Cruises are…

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July 03, 2022 03:00 PM
July 03, 2022 04:30 PM
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Jul 5

Turtle Talks at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Turtle Talks Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. beginning July 5 Squam Lakes Natural Science Center holds a fun session all about turtles every Tuesday in July and August. These volunteer-led talks are in-depth and there is always a live turtle visitor. Interactive discussions and questions are encouraged. Cost: Turtle Talks are included in regular trail admission ($22 for adults; $20 for seniors age 65+; $16 for youth ages 3 to 15; free for children 2 and under; free for members) To…

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July 05, 2022 10:30 AM
July 05, 2022 11:00 AM
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Jul 5

Cruise with a Naturalist on Squam Lake

Cruise with a Naturalist every Tuesday & Thursday 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Learn about the rich natural history of Squam Lake with an experienced naturalist. See Common Loons and Bald Eagles and view their nesting sites. Watch for other wildlife too - you never know what you might see amid Squam’s scenic mountain ranges, charming islands, and quiet spots. The route is chosen to maximize wildlife observations; see something different on every memorable trip. Cruises are 90 minutes long and…

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July 05, 2022 03:00 PM
July 05, 2022 04:30 PM
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Jul 6

Discover Squam Cruise

Every Sunday and Wednesdays 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. This unforgettable guided tour has something new to delight everyone. Learn about the natural history of Squam Lake, look for majestic Bald Eagles, and listen for the haunting call of Common Loons. Hear about the people who have lived on its rocky shores surrounded by scenic mountains for over 5,000 years. Cruise on this beautiful lake where On Golden Pond was filmed more than 40 years ago. Squam Lake Cruises are…

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July 06, 2022 03:00 PM
July 06, 2022 04:30 PM
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Jul 7

Cruise with a Naturalist on Squam Lake

Cruise with a Naturalist every Tuesday & Thursday 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Learn about the rich natural history of Squam Lake with an experienced naturalist. See Common Loons and Bald Eagles and view their nesting sites. Watch for other wildlife too - you never know what you might see amid Squam’s scenic mountain ranges, charming islands, and quiet spots. The route is chosen to maximize wildlife observations; see something different on every memorable trip. Cruises are 90 minutes long and…

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July 07, 2022 03:00 PM
July 07, 2022 04:30 PM
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Jul 8

Insects Alive Guided Tours at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Insects Alive Guided Tours Friday, July 8, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Squam Lakes Natural Science Center celebrates the Giant Insects exhibit with a program for ages 6 and up to learn more about these incredible invertebrates. Participants will go on a guided tour of the visiting Giant Insects exhibit with retired New Hampshire Fish and Game Biologist, Emily Preston. With a stop at each of the five giant, animatronic insect models, learn about where our native insects live, their fascinating…

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July 08, 2022 09:00 AM
July 08, 2022 10:30 AM
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Jul 12

Pollinator Party at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Buzz over to the Pollinator Party, a celebration of the life and work of bees, butterflies, and other pollinators! Bees and other pollinators play a major role in American agriculture by pollinating fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds. Pollinator Party brings together bees, beekeepers, flowers and more. Visit with local beekeepers and learn how to raise your own bees. See the bee houses in Kirkwood Gardens, learn about plants that attract pollinators, and find out about native bees. Make a wildflower…

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July 12, 2022 09:30 AM
July 12, 2022 04:00 PM
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Jul 14

Lecture Series: Dragons & Damsels of NH at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Lecture Series: Dragons and Damsels of NH Thursday, July 14, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Squam Lakes Natural Science Center dives into the world of dragons and damsels of New Hampshire in the insect order Odonata. You may be familiar with the dragonflies buzzing over your yard in the summer, or the damselflies that land on your kayak, but what do you REALLY know about these ancient insects? This program provides an overview of the biology and ecology of dragonflies and…

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July 14, 2022 06:30 PM
July 14, 2022 07:30 PM
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Jul 23

2022 Family Picnic at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

2022 Family Picnic A fundraiser for the Science Center Saturday, July 23, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. We are changing up our annual summer event to include the whole family in a festive, casual atmosphere. The Family Picnic will celebrate the Giant Insect exhibit and feature animal programs, animal games, food trucks, live music, insect tasting, open bar, and more! Your ticket includes all entertainment and food from Gyrpo Spot, Cheese Louise, The Common Man, SubZero Ice Cream, and the Joye-ful…

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July 23, 2022 05:00 PM
July 23, 2022 08:00 PM
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