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A NOTE FROM YOUR PUBLISHERS: OCTOBER 8, 2014

A NOTE FROM YOUR PUBLISHERS: OCTOBER 8, 2014

With Fall Break starting next week, it is time for our annual family vacation AND Macaroni Kid Meetup so we will not publish a new issue next Wednesday. Here's how to stay in touch so you don't miss out on ...

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WIN A $500 GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR YOUR "COOL SCHOOL"

WIN A $500 GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR YOUR "COOL SCHOOL"

Now that we have been back to school for a few months, it is time to have a new contest to recognize our awesome Douglas County schools!We are pleased to announce the Macaroni Kid Douglas County COOL SCHOOL contest! Our ...

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DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT OPEN ENROLLMENT

DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT OPEN ENROLLMENT

As you probably already know, the enrollment process is changing in our school district. It is that time of year already to be thinking about Open Enrollment for Douglas County!Families who wish to enroll their student in a school other ...

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MACARONI KID 2014-2015 EDUCATION DIRECTORY

MACARONI KID 2014-2015 EDUCATION DIRECTORY

DCSD Open Enrollment and Preschool Enrollment for 2015-2016 is just around the corner, and we are here to help you find just the right fit for your family. The Macaroni Kid 2014-2015 Education Directory includes preschools, private schools, and charter ...

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FALL BREAK FUN - WHAT TO DO AND WHERE TO GO!

FALL BREAK FUN - WHAT TO DO AND WHERE TO GO!

Most Douglas County Schools begin Fall Break the week of October 14, with a no-student Professional Development Day this Friday, October 10. Although our weather is unpredictable, October daytime temperatures average in the 60s so it's a great time to ...

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NEED A FALL BREAK CAMP FOR YOUR KIDDO?

NEED A FALL BREAK CAMP FOR YOUR KIDDO?

Want some great activities to entertain, exhaust, and enrich your kids over the upcoming Fall Break? Check out these upcoming camps:Great Play, 5690 E. County Line Pl., Unit D, Highlands RanchGreat Play Fall Break Camp Parties (Ages 4-8)Each camp includes ...

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RAISING A CIVIC-MINDED CHILD: HELPFUL BOOKS & RESOURCES

RAISING A CIVIC-MINDED CHILD: HELPFUL BOOKS & RESOURCES

"Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting." ~ Franklin D. RooseveltKids look forward to certain ages as milestones ...

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FIRE PREVENTION WEEK IS OCTOBER 5-11, 2014

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK IS OCTOBER 5-11, 2014

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week (FPW) for more than 90 years, officially kicked off this year's campaign, October 5-11, 2014. The theme is “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!” ...

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WIN A CHILD ASSESSMENT AND MATH TUTORING FOR A MONTH

WIN A CHILD ASSESSMENT AND MATH TUTORING FOR A MONTH

Is Your Child on Track for Math Success This Year?As Parent Teacher Conferences roll around, it is a great opportunity to assess your child's performance so far in the school year. As a parent, you want to make sure that ...

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WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO 80'S NIGHT

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO 80'S NIGHT

80's Night Friday, November 7, 2014 at 8:00 PM Lone Tree Arts Center BUY TICKETS Big hair and mullets, Cabbage Patch dolls and Rubik's cubes, neon clothes and fingerless gloves, jelly shoes and Vans, hackey sacks and boom boxes!If you ...

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WIN TICKETS TO "YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE! MUSIC IS AWESOME!"

WIN TICKETS TO "YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE! MUSIC IS AWESOME!"

Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Music is Awesome! Paramount Theatre, Denver, CO November 15, 20141:30 PM & 4:30 PM CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE Yo Gabba Gabba! will take the stage this Fall with Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Music is ...

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LIBRARY STORYTIMES, KIDS EAT FREE, AND LOCAL GUIDES

LIBRARY STORYTIMES, KIDS EAT FREE, AND LOCAL GUIDES

Click on any icon below to find a local resource guide full of information or more information on a fabulous local business! If you are a local business that would like to reach more than 6,800 parents in Douglas County, ...

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2014 MACARONI KID PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDE

2014 MACARONI KID PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDE

Fall has just begun, but the holidays will be here sooner than you think! As parents, one of the greatest gifts we can give ourselves, our families, and our friends is the gift of captured memories. Now is the perfect ...

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MACARONI CELEBRATES: SUKKOT IS OCTOBER 8-15

MACARONI CELEBRATES: SUKKOT IS OCTOBER 8-15

Four days after the Jewish Holiday of Yom Kippur comes another celebration — Sukkot — lasting from sundown October 8 through October 15, 2014. Even if you aren't Jewish, Sukkot is a really fun holiday that kids love celebrating! For ...

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MACARONI READS: MILES IS THE BOSS OF HIS BODY

MACARONI READS: MILES IS THE BOSS OF HIS BODY

When you were a kid, did your parents make you hug or kiss all the relatives or friends at a dinner party? It's a tricky topic — how do we teach our kids to express personal boundaries in a way ...

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MACARONI CRAFT: BOTTLE CAP SPIDERS

MACARONI CRAFT: BOTTLE CAP SPIDERS

The kids always enjoy a good Halloween craft. This one is both fun and easy! Creepy, crawly spiders are always a Halloween hit. Make some cute decorations for the house and have fun at the same time.What You Need: Plastic ...

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MACARONI RECIPE: APPLE GERMAN PANCAKES

MACARONI RECIPE: APPLE GERMAN PANCAKES

Since it is apple season, we thought it would be the perfect time to make Apple German Pancakes! This was the winning recipe in the first national recipe contest sponsored by Eggland's Best, submitted by Jennifer W. of Boise, Idaho.Apple ...

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UPCOMING 5K RACES, BIKE RIDES, MARATHONS, AND MORE

UPCOMING 5K RACES, BIKE RIDES, MARATHONS, AND MORE

Know about a race in Douglas County not listed here? Send an email to [email protected] or use our Submit an Event form.Rescue Run 5KSaturday, October 11 at 10:00 AMRhyolite Regional Park, 1199 Crystal Valley Pkwy., Castle RockRegistration: $35Proceeds benefit World ...

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ABOUT MACARONI KID FOR DOUGLAS COUNTY

ABOUT MACARONI KID FOR DOUGLAS COUNTY

Macaroni Kid Highlands Ranch-Parker-Castle Rock- Lone Tree is YOUR source for all the kid activities and family fun in Douglas County, CO. We offer you all the best events and family fun with a weekly newsletter, calendar, articles, giveaways, and ...

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