Big Things Happening this Saturday

This Saturday, April 20, 2013 is promising to be a big one for New Hampshire residents! There are many events planned throughout the state, including here in Londonderry. From road races and sporting events to discovering the great outdoors, be sure to attend at least one of these events!

LAFA Opening Day

Londonderry’s Baseball and Softball recreation league kicks off this Saturday with the annual opening Day Parade and Ceremonies. The parade begins at 7:45 AM in front of the Londonderry High School and features all players and their teams as they march to the LAFA complex across the street. Immediately following the parade, players, coaches, friends and families will gather around a baseball diamond as the first pitch of the season is thrown. To learn more about LAFA, click here.

Stonyfield Earth Day 5k and Fair

The annual road race and fair features food, fun, face painting and more for all ages. Both will begin at 10 AM Saturday morning, with racer registration occurring between 8 and 9:45 AM. The fair is free to the public and runs from 10 until 1 PM and focuses on sustaining personal and planetary health. Visitors can meet mascots, listen to live music, and learn about planet-friendly products and approaches. The fair and race are held at Stonyfield Yogurt Works in Londonderry. Click here to learn more.

Family Fun Fair

This 17th annual fair offers fun for families with children of all ages. Hosted by Parenting NH, children can enjoy bounce houses, arts and crafts, train rides, and much more while parents can visit booths from vendors like The Goddard School, MOMs Club of Bedford, Camp Birch Hill, Small Smiles Dentist and many more. The fair will run from 10 AM until 2 PM at the NH Sportsplex in Bedford. Tickets are $5 per person or $20 for families. Learn more here.

Discover WILD

From archery and fishing, to creating crafts and building birdhouses, the annual Discover WILD Day is a great way to get kids of all ages engaged in the great outdoors. Held on the grounds of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department in Concord, the event runs from 10 AM until 3 PM. Special demonstrations during the day include turkey calling, live animal presentations, and more. Children and adults can practice casting a fishing line, learn basic map and compass navigation, and purchase hunting and fishing licenses. Visit the Fish and Game website to learn more.

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