Free Kids Summer Music Series
UNH Manchester invites children and their families to laugh and learn with us at the Summer Music Series. Thanks to the generous support of the Frederick Smyth Trust, all of our events are FREE and open to the public.
Seating is limited and events last approximately 45-minutes to one-hour. An RSVP is requested for all of the events.
All programs will be held at UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street, in room 201 on the second floor. Free parking is available at 88 Commercial Street in the front and back of the building in the spots marked student parking. Additional paid parking can be found on the street and at the Center of N.H. Garage.
Little Red Wagon—Cleo’s Egyptian Tale
Go along with Cleo on an Egyptian journey to save her kidnapped sister Furiah. Help her cross the Nile, making her way through the desert and past the Sphinx, whose riddle helps Cleo rescue her sister. On this unexpected quest, Cleo crosses paths with a variety of creatures who teach her important lessons about acceptance and friendship.
Thursday, July 11 | 10 - 11 a.m.
Steve Blunt & Friends--featuring Marty Kelley
A high-energy show with catchy tunes, lively rhythms, and lots of silliness. Music is always more fun when friends come out to play--and this rockin’ show invites audience members of all ages to join in with singing, dancing, shaker eggs & more.
Friday, July 12 | 10 - 11 a.m.
Judy Pancoast and the Judy Crew
Kids will have a blast when Judy Pancoast and the Judy Crew come to town. This truly interactive show will have your kids dancing to Judy's original upbeat music, singing along and having a wonderful, memorable time. Find out why the Hippo Press calls Judy "a performer people want to see again and again" for the last 22 years.
Thursday, July 18 | 10 - 11 a.m.
In his highly interactive triple-whammy show, Keith delivers fun, funky music, lightning-fast cartooning, and hilarious stories that will have grown-ups laughing as much as the kids! Keith’s rhythmic piano playing, on-the-spot improvisations, and quick wit combine for an interactive, upbeat, positive experience. His work reflects real-life experiences of kids and families with honesty, humor, and a keen eye for detail. It’s a fast-paced ride, so hang on and don’t blink – you might miss something!
Friday, July 19 | 1 - 2 p.m.
Lindsay Aucella and Her Puppet Pals
Lindsay’s highly interactive, comedic performances delight the young and the young at heart. These larger than life, hand-crafted puppets charm even the timidest audience members and provide memorable characters for positive short stories and skits. Kids will meet several puppets throughout the performance--perhaps a goofy moose, a heroic tiger, an adorable mouse, a shy dragon, or a lovable bear.
Friday, July 26 | 10 - 11 a.m.