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Happy Easter and Passover!

Happy Easter and Passover!

This week we have not one, but TWO giveaways! Enter to win a family 4-pack of tickets to Disney Junior Live On Tour: Pirate & Princess Adventure (or just use the Macaroni Kid coupon code for discount tickets). While you're ...

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Win Tickets to Disney Junior Live On Tour: Pirate & Princess Adventure

Win Tickets to Disney Junior Live On Tour: Pirate & Princess Adventure

Grab your tiaras and doubloons and join us for Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure. Mickey and Minnie are taking their seats too at this never-before-seen live show featuring your favorite characters from Disney Junior's hit series, ...

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Subscriber Contest! Enter to win an OXO prize pack

Subscriber Contest! Enter to win an OXO prize pack

Macaroni Kid delivers great information right to your inbox each week - local event listings, activities and crafts for your kids, book reviews, local business information, and more! So why isn't everyone subscribed? Macaroni Kid National thought that maybe a ...

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Getting Ready for Spring/Summer Outdoor Fun

Getting Ready for Spring/Summer Outdoor Fun

It's been a long winter for some of us in northern climates, but it looks like it's finally spring and time to get ready for outdoor activities. Here's part of my spring to-do list to help you get ready for ...

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Gel Boards

I saw this awesome idea on Pinterest and it inspired me to try my own take on it! My kids love it and it was so easy and fun to make! Supplies: Hair gel (cheap stuff from the a dollar ...

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After Holiday Egg Crafts & Games

After Holiday Egg Crafts & Games

Everyone loves the annual Easter egg hunt each year, but what to do with all those eggs afterwards? Sure, you could store them until next year - but not many of us do... or if you're anything like me, finding ...

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Mighty Mom Smoothie

Mighty Mom Smoothie

This recipe is for moms who want to try a green healthy drink without having to hold their nose to drink it! Chock full of vitamins and protein, this smoothie is your ticket to a healthy snack or meal, without ...

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Passover Muffins for the Matzah-Weary Mom

Passover Muffins for the Matzah-Weary Mom

So, you survived the seders…the 10 plagues…the 4 glasses of wine…the 4 questions…the brisket…the kugels…the macaroons…and of course, 4 boxes of matzah to boot. And your kids are screaming, “Mom, matzah and butter, again?!!” But, you still have quite a ...

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Family Night Corner

Family Night Corner

Would you believe our kids had never made a blanket fort before? How we missed that activity until now is beyond me, but fortunately my husband caught the oversight and showed the girls how to do it at Family Night. ...

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Lucy's Bookshelf

Lucy's Bookshelf

In WWII France, Jacques and his family hide in a village and pass themselves as Catholics - though they are really Jews, escaping Hitler's soldiers. Jacques and his father are determined to celebrate Passover, and they make their way to ...

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ABC's of Macaroni Kid

ABC's of Macaroni Kid

Welcome to Merrimack Valley MA Macaroni Kid! Take a tour of the website with the information below, and find out which features work best for you to keep you inspired, informed, and involved:•A is for Articles. Macaroni Kid offers timely ...

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Get Involved

Get Involved

We are currently looking for a Publisher Mom (or Dad) to start a brand new edition of Macaroni Kid in the Middleton - Reading/North Reading - Lynnfield - Wakefield areas, and other places around Massachusetts.Don't want to commit to running ...

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Library Storytimes

Library Storytimes

Libraries offer many wonderful free programs each week; link to your local library's website below to see regular storytime offerings by age group. Some require pre-registration while others have a drop-in format; some include crafts and other activities, as well ...

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2014 Museum Passes

2014 Museum Passes

Most libraries offer online reservation of discount passes via the library's website; otherwise, call ahead to make your reservation. You will need to pick up the pass at the library in person. Some passes need to be returned to the ...

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Kids Eat Free

Kids Eat Free

Here is a list of restaurants that have Kids-Eat-Free (or discounted) days in the Merrimack Valley MA area. Note that most usually require one adult entree purchase per child. IMPORTANT: Please remember our edition covers Merrimack Valley MA, so the ...

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Local Parents Groups

Local Parents Groups

Whether you're brand new to this parenting thing or you're a seasoned veteran, there's nothing like finding support amongst your peers. There are quite a few moms and dads groups in the Merrimack Valley MA area, where you can go ...

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2014 Summer Camp Guide

2014 Summer Camp Guide

The time to register our children for summer camp has arrived! I'm very pleased to bring you the 2014 Summer Camp Guide, with a variety of topics to meet the interests of kids across the board. All camps are located ...

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