Macaroni Minute!

Macaroni Minute!

Click HERE to view the entire newsletter in your browser.This week: Plan your winter escape to Hawks Cay Resort! Sign up for a dance or fitness class for your kids (or you!) at the new Dovetail Studios! Scooby Doo fan ...

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20 Tips to Make the Most of Macaroni Kid!

20 Tips to Make the Most of Macaroni Kid!

Thank you for subscribing to Macaroni Kid Chicago-North! I hope you find this newsletter and website to be informative and full of fun things for you to do with your family! 1. CALENDAR: The calendar feature will allow you to ...

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Escape the Chicago Winter this Year at Hawks Cay Resort

Escape the Chicago Winter this Year at Hawks Cay Resort

As I write this, it's 65 degrees outside. Not much of a summer day! And if this summer has been cool, just wait until winter rolls around! Thankfully, I know just the spot to escape to when the cold weather ...

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Dovetail Studios Opens September 2015

Dovetail Studios Opens September 2015

My Mac Kid has been be-bopping to music since before he could walk, but I didn't realize there were classes for babies. If only Dovetail Studios had been around 6 years ago! Dovetail Studios is a new dance studio in ...

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Jinkies! New Scooby Doo LEGOs are Groovy!

Jinkies! New Scooby Doo LEGOs are Groovy!

Despite being married for almost 14 years, I recently discovered that I don't know everything about my husband! What did I find out? He's a HUGE Scooby Doo fan! And how did I discover this? Well, the LEGO Group and ...

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So You Want Your Kids to Learn to Code - Now What?

Last week, Google released a survey decisively showing parents value Computer Science education for their kids. In fact, 85% of parents said it was just as important or more important than required courses like math, science, history and English. The ...

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Movies in the Parks - August 28 -  Sept. 3

Movies in the Parks - August 28 - Sept. 3

Most movies start at dusk unless otherwise noted. Macaroni Kid is not responsible for changes in the schedule. Check the Chicago Parks website to confirm dates and times. Abbott Park, 49 E. 95th St. Aug. 28 - Annie (2014) Athletic ...

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Pizza Meatballs - The Ultimate Comfort Food!

Pizza Meatballs - The Ultimate Comfort Food!

Some days just call for comfort food, and spaghetti and meatballs, and homemade pizza are two of our favorite comfort food dinners! So, we thought it might be fun to put the two together into one ultimate comfort food dinner. ...

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Back-to-School T-shirt – Start School in Style!

Back-to-School T-shirt – Start School in Style!

You will love this simple Back-to-School T-shirt that you and your kids can make for the first day of school. It's easy to make and only requires a few supplies, making it inexpensive, too! It's a fun way to celebrate ...

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Make the Back to School Season a Breeze

Make the Back to School Season a Breeze

August has arrived, which means that summer will soon draw to a close and you'll say goodbye to endless pool days, beach picnics, and the kids being home all day long. While you're more than happy to trade in the ...

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Calling All Chicago Birthday Businesses!

Calling All Chicago Birthday Businesses!

Does your Chicago business cater to birthday party clientele? Photographers, party venues, entertainment, bakers, chefs, party decorators and planners, party favor companies and more? Mac Kid Chicago is putting together our Birthday Party Guide and would like to include your ...

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Chicago Area Story Times

Chicago Area Story Times

*Macaroni Kid is not responsible for cancellations. Always check with the venue to ensure story time is still scheduled. SUNDAYMONDAY Little Threads2033 Roscoe Street, (773) 327-932010:30AMFREEGet Up & Dance! - Toddler/Preschool music & movement at Purple Monkey Playroom2040 N Western, ...

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2015 Preschool Guide is Here!

2015 Preschool Guide is Here!

Choosing a preschool is an important decision for any family. As a trusted resource for Chicago parents, I am pleased to launch the Macaroni Kid Chicago Preschool Guide! Click through to our guide then select a preschool that interests you ...

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Chicago Farmers Market Guide

Chicago Farmers Market Guide

Farmers markets are not only a great place to buy fresh, locally grown and seasonal food, but they also make the perfect outing with kids. City kids can learn a bit about where their food comes from, and you may ...

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Area Museum FREE Days

*Macaroni Kid is not responsible for changes or cancellations. Please check with the museum prior to your visit. Museum of Science and Industry September 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29 ...

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Kids Eat FREE or Cheap!

Kids Eat FREE or Cheap!

Kids Eat Free at Texas de BrazilKids age 6 and under eat free every day. Kids aged 7 - 12 years eat for half price. Kids Eat Free at Al Primo CantoKids 6 and under eat free at Al Primo ...

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Our Business Directory is GROWING!

Our Business Directory is GROWING!

I am so excited to share the updated Macaroni Kid Chicago Business Directory with you. This resource will feature the best kid-friendly products, services, stores, restaurants, and other businesses catering to families in Chicago. The business directory is just starting ...

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