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Welcome to Macaroni Kid!

Welcome to Macaroni Kid!

Q: Why did the duck say "bang"?A: Because he was a firequacker!Independence Day is just around the corner! Did you know that approximately 150 million hot dogs are eaten every Fourth of July in the United States? If you aren't ...

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Road Trip Solutions

Road Trip Solutions

My boys are pretty well-traveled already when it comes to road trips. Our first long road trip (from here to Southern California) took place when my youngest was not quite one year old and the older was only three. We've ...

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Macaroni Adventure: Bike Around Vail

Macaroni Adventure: Bike Around Vail

I love Vail in the summertime. This is not to say that the winters aren't great too, but the summers are when my family really gets to enjoy all that Vail has to offer. Blue skies, green mountains, clean fresh ...

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Fourth of July Fun!

Fourth of July Fun!

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. Douglas County is under Stage 2 fire restrictions so the fireworks shows have all been ...

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You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream!

You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream!

Cool down with some sweet treats at the annual Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, July 10 from 6:00-9:00 PM at Civic Green Park in Highlands Ranch. Guests can purchase $2 wristbands, which grant all-you-can-eat ice cream, snow cones, and live ...

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Pinterest, Facebook, and Biz Directory

Pinterest, Facebook, and Biz Directory

If you are a long-time subscriber, you've probably heard us use the phrase "Macaroni-Approved" but do you know what it means? It means that Sam and I want Macaroni Kid Highlands Ranch-Parker-Castle Rock to be a resource that you can ...

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Project: LIVE! presents Laurie Berkner

Project: LIVE! presents Laurie Berkner

Laurie Berkner Concert Saturday, August 3rd at 10:30 AM Civic Green Park, Highlands Ranch BUY TICKETS Douglas County Libraries is proud to welcome kindie rock musician Laurie Berkner for a live solo concert at Civic Green Park on Saturday, August ...

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"OMG. That's Paleo?" Cookbook by Juli Bauer

"OMG. That's Paleo?" Cookbook by Juli Bauer

My husband's parents and siblings have been following a Paleo Diet for several years. If you are unfamiliar with it, it's a nutritional plan consisting mainly of fish, lean meats, eggs, vegetables, fruits, roots, and nuts. I am always looking ...

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Win a Family Four-Pack to The Lion King

Win a Family Four-Pack to The Lion King

Join The Wildlife Experience this summer for some wild Family Film Nights in the Extreme Screen Theater! Films are shown in 2D at 5:00 PM and 3D at 7:30 PM. The museum will be open for attendees from 5:00-8:30 PM ...

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Win a MONTH of Dinners at Chick-fil-A Castle Rock

Win a MONTH of Dinners at Chick-fil-A Castle Rock

Chick-fil-A has long been our family's go-to quick-service restaurant. In the summertime, we frequently hit the drive-thru window on our way to one of our area's outdoor summer concerts or movies for an affordable, healthful, no-fuss picnic!Chick-fil-A's Grilled Chicken Cool ...

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Featured Local Businesses

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Event Listings: 6/26/13 through 7/3/13

See WEEKLY STORYTIMES in Douglas County. View our CALENDAR for complete monthly listings. ALL AGES: Wed Jun 26: Regal Summer Movie: Monte Carlo OR Rio (Lone Tree) $1; 10:00 AM Wed Jun 26: Summer Concert: Borscht Brothers (Roxborough) FREE; 6:30 ...

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Event Listings: 7/3/13 through 7/10/13

See WEEKLY STORYTIMES in Douglas County. View our CALENDAR for complete monthly listings. ALL AGES: Wed Jul 3: Regal Summer Movie: Coraline OR ParaNorman (Lone Tree) $1; 10:00 AM Wed Jul 3: RidgeGate Walking Concert: The Nacho Men (Lone Tree) ...

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Macaroni Craft: Eagle Shirt

Macaroni Craft: Eagle Shirt

I am a sucker for artwork made from my children's hands and feet. I just love it! This shirt is made with both so I had to give it a try. I have seen a few versions, but in the ...

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Macaroni Recipe: Very Berry Lemonade

Macaroni Recipe: Very Berry Lemonade

Who doesn't love homemade lemonade at a BBQ? This is a delicious treat for your family and guests. Let the kids help by having them squeeze the lemons for juice while you spend some quality time and build lasting memories.Very ...

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Remaining SCFD Free Days for 2013

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 the rest of 2013 to some of our area's most popular family destinations. ...

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2013 Macaroni Kid Summer Camp Guide

2013 Macaroni Kid Summer Camp Guide

It's not too late to enroll your kids in a summer camp! In our 2013 Macaroni Kid Summer Camp Guide, you'll find a variety of programs to appeal to many different interests. Our Summer Camp Sponsors welcome your questions about ...

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Kids Eat Free (or Cheap)!

Kids Eat Free (or Cheap)!

Below is a list of restaurants throughout Douglas County that offer specials on kids' meals when an adult meal is purchased. These offers can change without notice, so please call the restaurant before you head out the door. Know of ...

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Upcoming 5Ks, Marathons, and Races

Upcoming 5Ks, Marathons, and Races

Know about a race in Douglas County not listed here? Send an email to [email protected] or use our Submit an Event form.Half Marathon, 5 Mile, & Rock ChallengeSaturday, June 29 at 7:00 AMFestival Park, 200 Wilcox St., Castle RockEntry fees ...

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About Macaroni Kid

About Macaroni Kid

Macaroni Kid Highlands Ranch-Parker-Castle Rock 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 more! Check ...

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