Portsmouth Public Library (NH)
Events in Portsmouth NH
175 Parrott Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States ,

How-To Festival

Aug 5, 2017 @ 11:00 am  —  Aug 5, 2017 @ 3:00pm

How-To Festival
Saturday August 5
11 AM – 3 PM

PPL’s Third How-To Festival will be held in the field between the library and Portsmouth Middle School. Our rain location will be the Connie Bean Center.

This FREE event will offer over 30 different workshops. Read on for a full & updated schedule!

* All Day Activities: 11 AM – 3 PM *

Welcome Table & Food Vendors

Live Music featuring Jonathan Blakeslee, Seth Gooby, Peter Squires and Nine Pound Hamster

How to Build an Augmented Reality Sandbox

How to Build a Pedal Powered Charger

How to Take a Green Screen Photo

How to Create A Community Weaving Project

How to Take a Story Walk

How to Be a Citizen Scientist

How to Make Your Own Fidget Toy

How to Play Bananagrams

How to Be Inspired and Write a Poem

How to View the Solar Eclipse

How to Create a Bindrune with your Initials

How to Use the Portsmouth Bike Share (Zagster)

How to Solve 3D Combination Puzzles

How to Tie Dye

How to Make a Children’s Spinning Top

How to Organize your Clothes

How to Find the Right Shelter Animal for You

How to JourneyDance

How to Tie Knots

How to Learn Hatha Yoga

How to Learn Meditation Yoga

How to Spark Imagination with Cardboard and a Knife (sculpture)

How to Make Tessellation Origami

How to Stop a Headache

How to Speak Up Against Bullying

* Morning Activities: 11 AM – 1 PM *

How to Sketch and Develop Your Idea

How to Come Up into a Headstand

How to Make a Vision Board

How to Grow Windowsill Greens

How to Get Started with Weed Foraging & Medicine Making

How to Save and Preserve Heirloom Seed

How to Get Wise About Wildlife

How to Open a Bee Hive

How to Walk on Stilts

How to Fix a Flat Tire on Your Bike (& bike ride pre-check)

How to Dance Like a Greek Deity!

How to Tame the Mind (Mindfulness)

* Afternoon Activities: 1 PM – 3 PM *

How to Throw a Heaving Line

How to Read to a Dog

How to Create Watercolor and Nature Mandalas

How to Play the Frame Drum

How to Make Macaroni Necklaces

How to Sharpen Knives

How to Knit

How to Solder

You can view photos from our 2014 event here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/pplnh/photos/?tab=album&album_id=829904800353264

We’re also pleased to welcome Kona Ice of the Seacoast and Vida Cantina NH, who will be offering refreshments for sale.



Portsmouth Public Library (NH)

175 Parrott Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States 


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