A NOTE FROM YOUR PUBLISHERS: JULY 1, 2015

A NOTE FROM YOUR PUBLISHERS: JULY 1, 2015

Happy July! It's hard to believe we are already a month into our summer break! Now that the weather has warmed up and the worst of the rain seems to be behind us, we plan on spending the next few ...

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4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS AND FESTIVITIES

4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS AND FESTIVITIES

Following is a list of Fourth of July activities and events across Douglas County, as well as some of the larger festivities around Metro Denver. Keep in mind that all fireworks displays are subject to weather conditions and fire restrictions.IN ...

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SMASHBURGER REVIEW & FREE KID'S MEAL COUPON

SMASHBURGER REVIEW & FREE KID'S MEAL COUPON

It is summer so we know what means for many parents ... the kids are out of school, you have become even more of a chauffeur, and your schedule is changing daily. For us, this usually means some fast food ...

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NEW YORK CITY ~ WHERE TO STAY, PLACES TO GO, WHAT TO EAT

NEW YORK CITY ~ WHERE TO STAY, PLACES TO GO, WHAT TO EAT

Over the Christmas holiday, my son and I talked about experiential gifts and discussed where he might like to go someday. New York City was right at the top of the list. With his birthday in May, I started checking ...

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WELCOME TO THE DOG DAYS OF SUMMER!

WELCOME TO THE DOG DAYS OF SUMMER!

Q: What do you call a dog on the beach in summer?A: A hot dog!In most parts of the country, we are in the midst of the hottest days of the season, often times called The Dog Days of Summer. ...

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5 FUN INDOOR ACTIVITIES TO BEAT THE HEAT

5 FUN INDOOR ACTIVITIES TO BEAT THE HEAT

When the scorch of summer is showing its teeth, many families are staying inside in the comfort of air conditioning during the hottest part of the day. But being holed up together indoors can sometimes leave you with limited space ...

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HIGHLANDS RANCH ICE CREAM SOCIAL IS JULY 8

HIGHLANDS RANCH ICE CREAM SOCIAL IS JULY 8

Highlands Ranch Ice Cream Social Civic Green Park, 9370 Ridgeline Park Wednesday, July 8 from 6:00-9:00 PM All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream for $2 Come enjoy a memorable evening of fun, ice cream, and food at the annual Highlands Ranch Metro District ...

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WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO HUNGER GAMES DAY ON JULY 11

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO HUNGER GAMES DAY ON JULY 11

Hunger Games Day Saturday, July 11 beginning at 9:30 AM The Wildlife Experience at CU South Denver Calling all tributes! The Hunger Games are coming to The Wildlife Experience at CU South Denver in Parker!If you or someone you love ...

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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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2015 DOUGLAS COUNTY SUMMER CAMP GUIDE IS HERE!

2015 DOUGLAS COUNTY SUMMER CAMP GUIDE IS HERE!

With over three dozen listings, our 2015 Summer Camp Guide will help you find an AWESOME local summer camp for your kids! Click the camp name for a description, contact information, schedule, pricing, reviews, and maybe even a special offer ...

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MACARONI CRAFT: DIY 4TH OF JULY CANDLE HOLDERS

MACARONI CRAFT: DIY 4TH OF JULY CANDLE HOLDERS

Get creative and have fun crafting patriotic candle holders to celebrate the 4th of July! Need more great ideas like this? Visit our Patriotic Holidays Pinterest Board!What You Need: Clean glass containers (baby food jars are perfect) Red, white, and ...

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MACARONI RECIPE: RED, WHITE, & BLUE SPARKLE COOKIES

MACARONI RECIPE: RED, WHITE, & BLUE SPARKLE COOKIES

Start an annual tradition when you whip up a batch of these yummy Red, White, & Blue Sparkle Cookies for July 4th! Each batch is a treat for the tummy and the eye — crunchy on the outside and soft ...

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MACARONI MOVIE: MAGIC MIKE XXL (RATED R)

MACARONI MOVIE: MAGIC MIKE XXL (RATED R)

Women across the country have been anticipating the return of Channing Tatum as Magic Mike for months, possibly years (the original Magic Mike movie was released in 2012). The wait is finally over ... Magic Mike XXL (Rated R) opens ...

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BABYSITTER-WORTHY EVENTS FOR JULY

BABYSITTER-WORTHY EVENTS FOR JULY

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

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GET ACTIVE! UPCOMING RACES, RUNS, AND RIDES

GET ACTIVE! UPCOMING RACES, RUNS, AND RIDES

Know about a race in Douglas County not listed here? Send an email to kyriec@macaronikid.com or use our Submit an Event form.Independence Day 5KSaturday, July 4 at 8:00 AMTown Center, 9352 Dorchester St., Highlands RanchRegistration: $35 by June 17; $45 ...

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2015-2016 DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

2015-2016 DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

Although it is summer vacation, the Douglas County Educational Foundation (DCEF) is hard at work on the 2015 Douglas County School Supply Donation and Distribution Program. This year, the need is expected to be sizable, with the program serving up ...

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THE NO-BAKE SUMMER SECRET

THE NO-BAKE SUMMER SECRET

Sweet summer fun is about to begin! The endless pool parties, picnics, backyard BBQs, and, of course, a summer birthday party or two. It may be summer, but the year-round question remains the same: "What can I bring to the ...

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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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