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A NOTE FROM YOUR PUBLISHERS: OCTOBER 22, 2014

A NOTE FROM YOUR PUBLISHERS: OCTOBER 22, 2014

October means two things to me ... Halloween and Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I found this awesome website, CheckYourBoobies.Org, where you can sign up and get a monthly email reminding you to do a self-exam. Being a busy mom, I ...

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

WIN A $500 SCHOOL SUPPLIES 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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ELECTION DAY NOVEMBER 4, 2014: COLORADO BALLOT ISSUES

ELECTION DAY NOVEMBER 4, 2014: COLORADO BALLOT ISSUES

The upcoming election is an important one for Colorado families. There are four state-wide issues on the ballot, as well as several Federal, State, and County offices, including US Senator, Colorado Governor/Lieutenant Governor, and Secretary of State. Ballots were mailed ...

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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. Roosevelt Kids look forward to certain ages as ...

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TREK OR TREAT OFF THE STREET IS OCTOBER 25

TREK OR TREAT OFF THE STREET IS OCTOBER 25

Trek or Treat Off the Street The Wildlife Experience 10035 Peoria St., Parker Saturday, October 25, 20149:00 AM - 5:00 PM Ghosts and goblins, vampires and werewolves, skeletons, witches, and ghouls of all kinds will flock to The Wildlife Experience ...

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TRICK OR PETE SET FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30

TRICK OR PETE SET FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30

Trick or Pete Douglas County Events Center 500 Fairgrounds Dr., Castle Rock, 80104 Thursday, October 30 from 4:30-7:30 PMBUY TICKETS Join Douglas County Libraries for a spooktacular evening to celebrate Trick or Pete, featuring Eric Litwin, children's musician and the ...

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KID-FRIENDLY HALLOWEEN EVENTS ON THE FRONT RANGE

KID-FRIENDLY HALLOWEEN EVENTS ON THE FRONT RANGE

Boo at the Zoo: October 25-27 & 31 from 4:00 - 8:30 PM(Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs) It'll be all treats and no tricks for your little pirates and princesses at this fun event for families with young children to ...

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TRICK OR TREATING AROUND DOUGLAS COUNTY

TRICK OR TREATING AROUND DOUGLAS COUNTY

Trick-or-treating in our own neighborhood can sometimes pose a challenge, mostly because everyone else is also prowling around in search of their own treats. I am grateful that we have lots of safe options for collecting candy. Following are the ...

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WIN A KEYSTONE A-BASIN PASS FOR THE 2014-2015 SKI SEASON

WIN A KEYSTONE A-BASIN PASS FOR THE 2014-2015 SKI SEASON

KEYSTONE A-BASIN PASS™ The Best Deal for Unlimited Skiing in Colorado *CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR KEYSTONE A-BASIN PASS* Keystone Resort is once again setting the bar when it comes to family-friendly value in the ski industry, introducing the new ...

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WIN A SWITCHCRAFTED BOX SET FOR HALLOWEEN FUN

WIN A SWITCHCRAFTED BOX SET FOR HALLOWEEN FUN

Halloween traditions such as searching for the best costumes, scoring the biggest pumpkin, or being spooked at the most frightful haunted house have existed since the late 19th century. It's only in recent decades that children have taken trick-or-treating to ...

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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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PHILIP S. MILLER PARK GRAND OPENING IS OCTOBER 25

PHILIP S. MILLER PARK GRAND OPENING IS OCTOBER 25

The new Philip S. Miller Park and Miller Activity Complex (MAC) is a huge park with a lot to celebrate! Join the fun on Saturday, October 25 from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM at 1375 W. Plum Creek Parkway in ...

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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 CARES: TEAL PUMPKINS PROMOTE A HAPPY HALLOWEEN FOR ALL

MACARONI CARES: TEAL PUMPKINS PROMOTE A HAPPY HALLOWEEN FOR ALL

With food allergies on the rise, more and more children are unable to participate in trick-or-treating activities. One way that you can include all children in the Halloween tradition is to place a teal pumpkin outside of your house, signifying ...

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MACARONI CRAFT: Q-TIP SKELETON

MACARONI CRAFT: Q-TIP SKELETON

I love this skeleton my 3rd grader created, complete with arms sticking out of its head, and a tail with fingers on the end. What wacky skeletons will your kiddos come up with? You can get the whole family involved ...

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MACARONI RECIPE: HOT PUMPKIN SPICE DRINK

MACARONI RECIPE: HOT PUMPKIN SPICE DRINK

Looking for an alternative to hot chocolate? Are your little ones wanting something warmer in their tummies this time of year? Try this delighful seasonal drink to hear some squeals of delight!Hot Pumpkin Spice Drink 1 cup water 3/4 cup ...

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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.DCSD Fitting' It In 5KSaturday, October 25 at 9:00 AMHighlands Ranch High School, 9375 Cresthill Ln., Highlands RanchRegistration: $15Proceeds ...

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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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