Easter egg hunts, Seacoast Environmental Film Festival, comedy: Things to do in Seacoast

Autumn Stewart
Portsmouth Herald

Happy spring Seacoast! We have officially said goodbye to winter, and the Seacoast is blooming with things to do this weekend. Head over to the Rockingham Ballroom for West Coast Swing with Anne Fleming, take the kids to one of the Easter egg hunts being offered, or learn about your local environment at the sixth annual Seacoast Environmental Film Festival.

Read on for details on things to do:

West Coast Swing with Anne Fleming at The Rockingham Ballroom

What: Dance with instructor Anne Fleming. Join like-minded dancers from stumblers to showoffs.

When: Friday, March 22, 7-10:30 p.m.

Where: Rockingham Ballroom, 22 Ash Swamp Road, Newmarket

Cost: $15-$20

More info: rockinballroom.club

‘What if it All Goes Right’ Book Release and Concert with Scarlet Keys

"What if it All Goes Right" book release and concert with Scarlet Keys will be held at 3S Artspace on Friday, March 22, 2024.

What: Scarlet Keys, author, Berklee College of Music professor and award-winning songwriter:, will read excerpts from her new book "What if it All Goes Right: Practicing Hope in the Hardest Times." She’ll also perform songs she composed for the book and speak on the topic of hope and how we can practice it even in our hardest moments.

When: Friday, March 22, 8 p.m.

Where: 3S Artspace, 319 Vaughan St., Portsmouth

Cost: $18-$20

More info: 3sarts.org

Powermoneycake at The Dance Hall

What: PowerMoneyCake plays stripped down yet faithful versions of the entire Steely Dan catalog.

When: Friday, March 22, 7:30-9 p.m.

Where: The Dance Hall, 7 Walker St., Kittery, Maine

Cost: $17-$22

More info: thedancehallkittery.org

Seacoast Environmental Film Festival

The sixth annual Seacoast Environmental Film Festival hits The Star Theatre in Kittery, Maine, Saturday, March 23, 2024.

What: A benefit event for the Kittery Land Trust, the Seacoast Environmental Film Festival is a full day of films, discussions, panels, exhibits, food and fun.

When: Saturday, March 23, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where: The Star Theatre, 120 Rogers Road, Kittery, Maine

Cost: Tickets are not required but there is suggested donation of $5 per film. Kittery Land Trust is also selling VIP passes for $50 that include admission to all films and food during the caffeine kickoff and lunch.

More info: kitterylandtrust.org

Exeter Egg Hunt

What: The Easter Bunny will be in Exeter again this spring. Please bring your own bag or basket for your eggs. Golden egg finders will go home with a special prize.

When: Saturday, March 23, at 10 a.m. (Rain Date: March 30)

Where: 4 Hampton Road, Exeter

Cost: Free

More info: exeternh.gov

Portsmouth Rec Egg Hunt

What: Bring your own basket. We are hoping that the fuzzy bunny will be on site as well. Family friendly event

When: Saturday, March 23, Preschoolers: 10:30 a.m. Grades K-2: 11:30 a.m.

Where: Langdon Park, 45 Lincoln Ave, Portsmouth

Cost: Free

More info: facebook.com

Cider Flights and Tasty Bites

What: Grown-ups, join us at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire for an evening of hard cider sampling and tasty nibbles. This 21-plus event will feature tastings of five all-natural hard ciders provided by North Country Hard Cider, based in Dover.

When: Saturday, March 23, 7-9 p.m.

Where: Children's Museum of New Hampshire, 6 Washington St., Dover

Cost: $25-$50

More info: childrens-museum.org

Soaring into Spring at The Word Barn

Soaring Into Spring program at the Word Barn on Sunday, March 24, 2024.

What: Meet some amazing owl and raptor species up close while learning all about them thanks to Tailwinds educators.

When: Sunday, March 24, 3-4 p.m.

Where: The Word Barn, 66 Newfields Road, Exeter

Cost: Free to $25

More info: thewordbarn.com

Skate with a Cop/Guns and Hoses annual hockey game vs SHS Raiders

What: Skate with a Cop from 3-5 p.m. for free; skates available on first come -first serve basis, and Guns & Hoses Police vs Red Raiders Spaulding High School alumni hockey game. Donations being accepted for SHS students' medical expenses.

When: Sunday, March 24, 3-7 p.m.

Where: Rochester Ice Arena, 63 Lowell St., Rochester

Cost: Free

More info: rochesterrec.recdesk.com

Family Karaoke

What: A free and fun night of karaoke.

When: Sunday, March 24, at 2 p.m.

Where: The Strand, 20 Third St., Dover

Cost: Free

More info: thestranddover.com