A NOTE FROM YOUR PUBLISHERS: AUGUST 24-30, 2016

A NOTE FROM YOUR PUBLISHERS: AUGUST 24-30, 2016

When the cool front arrived last weekend, I realized that summer is quickly coming to a close and autumn is on the horizon. This week's issue has some great info to help you make the most of both!Here's a SNEAK ...

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REGISTER TODAY FOR PARKER ARTS CLASSES FOR ADULTS & KIDS

REGISTER TODAY FOR PARKER ARTS CLASSES FOR ADULTS & KIDS

Did you know that the Town of Parker's Cultural Department presents a variety of enrichment classes, camps, and programs for all ages?Kids classes and camps range from science, robotics, culinary, dance, music, and visual arts, and are taught by industry ...

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HAVE AN AERIAL ADVENTURE ON THE EPIC SKY TREK

HAVE AN AERIAL ADVENTURE ON THE EPIC SKY TREK

Do your kids dream of growing up to become an American Ninja Warrior? Do you like to spend time outdoors with the whole family? Want to challenge your body and your mind in a safe environment? If you answered "YES!" ...

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JOIN THE 3RD ANNUAL DOUGLAS COUNTY BREW TOUR

JOIN THE 3RD ANNUAL DOUGLAS COUNTY BREW TOUR

For the third year, Douglas County Libraries (DCL) will host The Great Douglas County Brew Tour during the month of September, inviting Douglas County residents to experience their library in a fresh way. DCL is all about the brew this ...

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HAUL A PUMPKIN TO RAISE MONEY FOR YOUR SCHOOL

HAUL A PUMPKIN TO RAISE MONEY FOR YOUR SCHOOL

The Great Pumpkin Haul Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Saturday, October 22, 2016 The Great Pumpkin Haul is an annual, family-friendly event that involves picking out a pumpkin from the patch at the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield and "hauling" ...

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LOOKING FOR A LAST-MINUTE END-OF-SUMMER GETAWAY?

LOOKING FOR A LAST-MINUTE END-OF-SUMMER GETAWAY?

Summer starts late here in Colorado. We love to take advantage of the last weekends in August for one final summer hurrah with a trip to the mountains before the snow hits!We've already spent a lot of time this summer ...

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K-5TH GRADE KIDS SKI FREE AT VAIL RESORTS FOR 2016-2017

K-5TH GRADE KIDS SKI FREE AT VAIL RESORTS FOR 2016-2017

While not officially found on back-to-school supply lists, a must-have for all elementary school-aged children is the Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack, providing 16 free days of skiing and snowboarding at Vail Resorts, as well as one free first-timer ski or ...

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KIDS (AGES 6-12) FREE 2 SKI AT ARAPAHOE BASIN

KIDS (AGES 6-12) FREE 2 SKI AT ARAPAHOE BASIN

Get two days of free fun on the slopes — with no strings attached and no blackout dates — with Kids Free 2 Ski at Arapahoe Basin!A-Basin is doing its part to help parents pass on their love of skiing ...

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THE COLORADO STATE FAIR HAS SOMETHING FUN FOR EVERYONE

THE COLORADO STATE FAIR HAS SOMETHING FUN FOR EVERYONE

Colorado State Fair 1001 Beulah Ave., Pueblo August 26-September 5, 2016 The 2016 Colorado State Fair will mark the Fair's 144th year as Colorado's premier celebration of agriculture. In addition to showcasing Colorado agriculture, the annual event features one of ...

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WIN DINNER FOR THE FAMILY AT MAD GREENS

WIN DINNER FOR THE FAMILY AT MAD GREENS

It is peach season — and you are in for a treat this year! The Palisade peaches are probably the best that we have had in a while so you will not want to miss out. And this is coming ...

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STORY TIMES, KIDS EAT FREE (OR CHEAP), & HELPFUL GUIDES

STORY TIMES, KIDS EAT FREE (OR CHEAP), & HELPFUL GUIDES

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

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NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE LIBRARIAN TO WIN $5,000!

NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE LIBRARIAN TO WIN $5,000!

Nominate your librarian for the 2016 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. Ten winners will receive $5,000! Nominations are open through September 19, 2016.Librarians touch the lives of the people they serve every day. ...

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MACARONI CRAFT: CREATE YOUR OWN STICK-AND-YARN ART

MACARONI CRAFT: CREATE YOUR OWN STICK-AND-YARN ART

Stick and yarn art is a beautiful way for your kids to create some artwork that can decorate something other than the refrigerator! (Grown ups have fun creating too!) Use it to decorate their bedroom walls or even the yard ...

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MACARONI RECIPE: BLACKBERRY MOSCOW MULE

MACARONI RECIPE: BLACKBERRY MOSCOW MULE

Have you noticed that Moscow Mules are this summer's "it" drink? Two years ago, I hadn't even heard of Mules, but this year I'm seeing them — and their famous copper mugs — popping up everywhere. Apparently, Mules have been ...

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DOUGLAS COUNTY FALL 2016 CONSIGNMENT SALE ROUNDUP

DOUGLAS COUNTY FALL 2016 CONSIGNMENT SALE ROUNDUP

As any parent will attest, raising kids can be expensive! One of the best ways to save money on kids' clothes and gear is to shop at consignment sales. The sales in our area always have high-quality items in great ...

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UPCOMING RACES, RUNS, & RIDES IN DOUGLAS COUNTY

UPCOMING RACES, RUNS, & RIDES IN DOUGLAS COUNTY

Know about a race in Douglas County not listed here? Send an email to kyriec@macaronikid.com or use our Submit an Event form.Denver CF Cycle for LifeSaturday, August 27The Rock Wood Fired Kitchen, Highlands RanchRegistration: $30-$50 plus $200 fundraising minimumProceeds benefit ...

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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 best events and family fun with a weekly newsletter, calendar, articles, giveaways, and more! Every week, we send our 10,000+ email subscribers a FREE e-newsletter packed with local ...

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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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