A NOTE FROM YOUR PUBLISHERS: JULY 29, 2015

A NOTE FROM YOUR PUBLISHERS: JULY 29, 2015

July is coming to a close and families are in back-to-school mode but there is still so much summer fun to be had! If you haven't checked out our 2015 Ultimate Summer Fun Guide is a while, it's time to ...

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FREE ADMISSION AT MUSEUMS & STATE PARKS FOR COLORADO DAY

FREE ADMISSION AT MUSEUMS & STATE PARKS FOR COLORADO DAY

Colorado officially became a state on August 1, 1876 and it's time to party! To celebrate Colorado's 139th birthday, the History Colorado Center's Colorado Day 2015 includes FREE admission, gold panning, blacksmith demonstrations, food sampling and special performances of trick ...

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THE DOUGLAS COUNTY FAIR & RODEO IS AUGUST 6-9

THE DOUGLAS COUNTY FAIR & RODEO IS AUGUST 6-9

Douglas County Fair and Rodeo 500 Fairgrounds Dr., Castle Rock August 6-9, 2015 BUY TICKETS! The Douglas County Fair and Rodeo continues to be a family tradition for families in our area. Opening the chutes on Thursday, August 6, with ...

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AMERICA'S HIGHEST SUSPENSION BRIDGE: THE ROYAL GORGE

AMERICA'S HIGHEST SUSPENSION BRIDGE: THE ROYAL GORGE

About two hours south of Denver, in Cañon City, is the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, America's highest suspension bridge. In 2013, 90% of the park was destroyed by the Royal Gorge Fire, with the exception of the bridge itself. ...

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PITCH IN THIS SCHOOL YEAR WITHOUT PICTCHING A FIT!

PITCH IN THIS SCHOOL YEAR WITHOUT PICTCHING A FIT!

As the new school year begins, it brings the start of fundraising and volunteering requests. Your involvement in your child's class is important — it helps you stay involved in his/her learning and promotes success in school. However, school volunteering ...

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL ARTICLES FROM OUR ARCHIVES

BACK-TO-SCHOOL ARTICLES FROM OUR ARCHIVES

In case you missed these articles the first time around, here's a compilation of some readers' favorites centered around back to school! Want even more ideas? Visit our School Days, Science Experiments for Kids, Power Breakfasts, Lunchboxes & Love Notes ...

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BABYSITTER-WORTHY EVENTS FOR AUGUST

BABYSITTER-WORTHY EVENTS FOR AUGUST

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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REMAINING 2015 SCFD FREE DAYS AT YOUR FAVORITE VENUES

REMAINING 2015 SCFD FREE DAYS AT YOUR FAVORITE VENUES

Colorado residents can enjoy FREE DAYS at some of our area's most popular destinations, thanks to SCFD funding and corporate sponsorship. Following are the free days for 2015 to some of our area's most popular family destinations. Mark your calendar ...

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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 RECIPE: EGG "PIZZA" YOUR KIDS WILL LOVE

MACARONI RECIPE: EGG "PIZZA" YOUR KIDS WILL LOVE

Call it a pizza and my kids will eat it, even if it has spinach on it. This is a quick "go to" for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Experiment with other ingredients like diced bell peppers, mushrooms, and tomatoes. Egg ...

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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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MACARONI MOVIE: PAPER TOWNS (RATED PG-13)

MACARONI MOVIE: PAPER TOWNS (RATED PG-13)

Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green, Paper Towns (PG-13) is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin (Nat Wolff) and his enigmatic neighbor Margo (Cara Delevingne), who loved mysteries so much she became one. Quentin and his friends ...

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MACARONI MOVIE: PIXELS (RATED PG-13)

MACARONI MOVIE: PIXELS (RATED PG-13)

Although Pixels (PG-13) seems to be made for kids, this is really a movie for the parents. Old school "arcaders" will recognize and remember the games, people, music, and references much more than any of today's "gamers" will!Synopsis: When aliens ...

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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.Reece's RoundupSaturday, August 1 at 8:00 AMButterfield Park, 3952 W. Butterfield Crossing Dr., Castle RockWalkers: $25/person (increase to $30 ...

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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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