A NOTE FROM YOUR PUBLISHERS: MAY 25-31, 2016

A NOTE FROM YOUR PUBLISHERS: MAY 25-31, 2016

Our most popular issue of the year is here! We've got the scoop on all the outdoor summer concerts and movies happening in Douglas County so you can #FindYourFamilyFun all summer long! Plus, learn about DCL's Summer Reading Program, summer ...

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SAVE THE DATE: HIGHLANDS RANCH KIDFEST IS JUNE 11

SAVE THE DATE: HIGHLANDS RANCH KIDFEST IS JUNE 11

KidFest Saturday, June 11, 2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Civic Green Park 9370 Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch Families are invited to kick start their summer with a morning of free, outdoor fun at Civic Green Park. The Highlands Ranch ...

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2016 OUTDOOR SUMMER CONCERTS IN DOUGLAS COUNTY

2016 OUTDOOR SUMMER CONCERTS IN DOUGLAS COUNTY

Even the smallest children will bounce up and down to the beat of a song. Douglas County is rich with opportunities to enjoy local music on a beautiful Colorado summer evening. And the best part ... these concerts are free ...

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2016 OUTDOOR SUMMER MOVIES IN DOUGLAS COUNTY

2016 OUTDOOR SUMMER MOVIES IN DOUGLAS COUNTY

The weather doesn't get much better than Colorado during the summer. My family loves watching movies, but we also love to spend as much time as possible outside. The Summer Movie Series let us do both! All the details can ...

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2016 SUMMER BLOCKBUSTERS & MUST-SEE MOVIES

2016 SUMMER BLOCKBUSTERS & MUST-SEE MOVIES

Whether it's family night, girls' night, or date night, this summer's releases are sure to please!MEMORIAL DAY WEEKENDAlice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass • PG (Adventure) Ready for a little madness? Yes please! Has there ever been a better ...

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READ IT THEN SEE IT: BOOKS COMING OUT AS MOVIES IN 2016

READ IT THEN SEE IT: BOOKS COMING OUT AS MOVIES IN 2016

Summer is on its way! When the temperature rises to over 100 degrees or when an afternoon thunderstorm blows in in, the best refuge is an air-conditioned theater to see a summer blockbuster. Several of this year's most anticipated movies ...

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MOVIE THEATER DEALS FOR SUMMER AND YEAR-ROUND

MOVIE THEATER DEALS FOR SUMMER AND YEAR-ROUND

Movie theaters offer some great deals year-round, and the deals get even sweeter during the summer months. Get more movie for your moolah this summer with these special offers at theaters throughout Douglas County and nearby areas.UA Meadows Stadium 129355 ...

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JOIN TEAM DCL AND GET READY TO READ THIS SUMMER!

JOIN TEAM DCL AND GET READY TO READ THIS SUMMER!

Lace up your reading shoes and run to Douglas County Libraries to celebrate Team DCL: On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! This year's sports-themed Summer Reading Program kicks off on Saturday, June 4 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM at ...

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FEATURED SUMMER ACTIVITY: CASTLE ROCK ZIP LINE TOURS

FEATURED SUMMER ACTIVITY: CASTLE ROCK ZIP LINE TOURS

As summer arrives in the Rockies, it's time to focus on what makes Colorado awesome — our fabulous outdoors! Castle Rock Zip Line Tours hosts three unique, world-class adventures. Whether you want an authentic team-building experience, an unforgettable highlight to ...

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FEATURED SUMMER CAMP: RENAISSANCE ADVENTURES

FEATURED SUMMER CAMP: RENAISSANCE ADVENTURES

This summer, let your child be the hero of a mythic quest! Will they defeat a dragon in fierce combat? Explore and map the trapped ruins of Ji-Shu? Negotiate a peace treaty between the dwarven clans? They could!Unique and action-packed ...

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LOCAL STORY TIMES, KIDS EAT FREE, AND HELPFUL GUIDES

LOCAL STORY TIMES, KIDS EAT FREE, AND HELPFUL GUIDES

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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: DIY MICROWAVE POPCORN

MACARONI RECIPE: DIY MICROWAVE POPCORN

About 70 percent of the 16 billion quarts of popcorn consumed annually is eaten at home. And with 80 percent of U.S. consumer households owning a microwave, this small kitchen appliance has become a popular way to prepare the popular ...

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MACARONI RECIPE: NO-BAKE OATMEAL ENERGY BALLS

MACARONI RECIPE: NO-BAKE OATMEAL ENERGY BALLS

This snack is perfect for summer activities! Make a big batch to pass out to the baseball team after the game, take with you to summer concerts and movies, or just pop one in your mouth mid-afternoon to tide you ...

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SUNDAY, JUNE 5: KIDSFEST AT THE LONE TREE ARTS CENTER

SUNDAY, JUNE 5: KIDSFEST AT THE LONE TREE ARTS CENTER

KidsFest Sunday, June 5, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Lone Tree Arts Center10075 Commons St., Lone Tree Come and join us at the Lone Tree Arts Center to celebrate the end of the school year and kick off the ...

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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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UPCOMING RACES, RUNS, & RIDES IN (& AROUND) DOUGLAS COUNTY

UPCOMING RACES, RUNS, & RIDES IN (& AROUND) 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.Race the MACApril 27 | May 4, 11, 18, 25 | July 20, 27 | August 3, 10Philip S. ...

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SIGN UP BY MAY 30 FOR KIDS SKI FREE AT VAIL RESORTS (2016-17)

SIGN UP BY MAY 30 FOR KIDS SKI FREE AT VAIL RESORTS (2016-17)

An experience of a lifetime in the Rocky Mountains is more accessible than ever before for Colorado kids! Epic SchoolKids returns this year, providing a full season of free skiing for Colorado kids in Kindergarten through 5th Grade! Registration is ...

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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

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 9,500+ email subscribers a FREE e-newsletter packed with local ...

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