A NOTE FROM YOUR PUBLISHERS: JULY 27-AUGUST 2, 2016

A NOTE FROM YOUR PUBLISHERS: JULY 27-AUGUST 2, 2016

July is coming to a close and what a summer it has been! While we are making the most of the last of our break, we are also starting to turn our attention to the new school year. Each day ...

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2016 KIDS' CLASSES & LESSONS AND YOUTH SPORTS DIRECTORY

2016 KIDS' CLASSES & LESSONS AND YOUTH SPORTS DIRECTORY

Studies have shown that youth sports and extracurricular classes help children thrive socially and academically. Benefits may include: boosted health increased self-confidence and self-esteem higher academic success better time management skills improved leadership skills and teamwork enhanced strategic thinking and ...

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FREE CAR SEAT CHECK AT KIDS CONSIGNMENT SALE BY MOMS

FREE CAR SEAT CHECK AT KIDS CONSIGNMENT SALE BY MOMS

Mothers of Multiples Society (MOMS) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) support club for parents of twins, triplets, and quadruplets in the Denver metropolitan area. MOMS was founded in 1993 and is now one of the largest twins clubs in the nation. ...

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HOW TO TALK WITH YOUR KIDS ABOUT GRADES

HOW TO TALK WITH YOUR KIDS ABOUT GRADES

As the school year approaches, it is important to discuss your children's study habits and how these habits may influence their progress in school. When parents discuss grades with their children in a positive manner, it shows children that they ...

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FREE ADMISSION AT MUSEUMS & STATE PARKS FOR COLORADO DAY

FREE ADMISSION AT MUSEUMS & STATE PARKS FOR COLORADO DAY

Colorado officially became a state on August 1, 1876 and it's time to party! To celebrate Colorado's 140th birthday, the History Colorado Center's Colorado Day 2016 includes FREE admission, Colorado's most talented pigs, the Denver Broncos Junior cheerleaders, gold panning, ...

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HEAD TO THE RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL — WITHOUT YOUR KIDS

HEAD TO THE RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL — WITHOUT YOUR KIDS

The Colorado Renaissance Festival is one of my family's favorite summer traditions! From the turkey legs to the Joust to the live entertainment, we can't wait to experience it all. My kids talked about little else in the days leading ...

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BABYSITTER-WORTHY EVENTS FOR AUGUST

BABYSITTER-WORTHY EVENTS FOR AUGUST

Can you remember the last time you and your mate had a Date Night? How about a night out with friends? Being a parent is rewarding and fulfilling, but having "me" time or "us" time is important too. Ultimately, happy ...

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REMAINING 2016 SCFD FREE DAYS AT YOUR FAVORITE VENUES

REMAINING 2016 SCFD FREE DAYS AT YOUR FAVORITE VENUES

Colorado residents can enjoy FREE DAYS at some of our area's most popular destinations, thanks to SCFD funding and corporate sponsorship. Following are the remaining 2016 free days to some of our area's most popular family destinations.Children's Museum of Denver ...

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LOCAL STORY TIMES, KIDS EAT FREE, AND HELPFUL GUIDES

LOCAL STORY TIMES, KIDS EAT FREE, AND HELPFUL GUIDES

Click on any icon below to find a local resource guide full of information!

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2016 MACARONI KID DOUGLAS COUNTY SUMMER CAMP GUIDE

2016 MACARONI KID DOUGLAS COUNTY SUMMER CAMP GUIDE

If you are looking for an awesome summer camp for your kids, you have come to the right place. We now have more than 50 incredible camps listed in our 2016 Mac Kid Summer Camp Guide! No matter what your ...

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MACARONI RECIPE: FROZEN HOT CHOCOLATE "ICE CREAM"

MACARONI RECIPE: FROZEN HOT CHOCOLATE "ICE CREAM"

If you're like our family and buy more hot cocoa in the winter than you end up using, you surely have extra in the back of your pantry. This recipe is a refreshing and easy dessert that will become a ...

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MACARONI TECH: GET YOUR GIGGLE ON (IT'S GOOD FOR YOU!)

MACARONI TECH: GET YOUR GIGGLE ON (IT'S GOOD FOR YOU!)

It's been said that kids laugh 300 times each day! No question it is one of the most human of behaviors. It's also good for the mind and body. In fact, laughing is known to reduce stress, boost immune and, ...

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UPCOMING RACES, RUNS, & RIDES (MORE EVENTS ADDED!)

UPCOMING RACES, RUNS, & RIDES (MORE EVENTS ADDED!)

Know about a race in Douglas County not listed here? Send an email to kyriec@macaronikid.com or use our Submit an Event form.Race the MACApril 27 | May 4, 11, 18, 25 | July 20, 27 | August 3, 10Philip S. ...

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DONATE OR VOLUNTEER FOR DCSD SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

DONATE OR VOLUNTEER FOR DCSD SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

Through the support of partners, local organizations, and individuals, the Douglas County Educational Foundation (DCEF) provides much needed school supplies to Douglas County students in need. Last year, they were able to assist more than 1,000 students, helping local children ...

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FAMILY-FRIENDLY BUSINESSES IN DOUGLAS COUNTY

FAMILY-FRIENDLY BUSINESSES IN DOUGLAS COUNTY

Douglas County is the home of many businesses that cater to parents and their children. If you need a referral for a local business or service, make our Business Directory your first stop! It is full of local businesses that ...

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ABOUT MACARONI KID FOR DOUGLAS COUNTY

ABOUT MACARONI KID FOR DOUGLAS COUNTY

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