Macaroni Minute!

Macaroni Minute!

Click HERE to view the entire newsletter in your browser. I'm writing this while looking out at the beautiful mountains of Aspen, CO. Summer has officially begun! School's out and for many of us that means vacation! But what if ...

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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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Dragons: Race to the Edge starts on Netflix June 26!

Dragons: Race to the Edge starts on Netflix June 26!

My Mac Kid is a huge fan of the How to Train Your Dragons movies, so he was thrilled when I was given the opportunity to preview a few episodes of the new Dreamworks Dragons: Race to the Edge. This ...

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SAVE today on STEM Summer Camp with GreenApple Campus

SAVE today on STEM Summer Camp with GreenApple Campus

Attention Robotics, Digital Media, Maker & LEGO Maniacs! GreenApple Campus inspires innovation through STEM programs. Try LEGO for your preschooler, Robotics, Minecraft, Digital Media for your school-age child, or StartUp to Achieve Summer Incubator for your entrepreneurial tween. GreenApple Campus ...

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Macaroni Kid Summer Camp Guide 2015

Macaroni Kid Summer Camp Guide 2015

Now is the time to register your kids for an AWESOME local summer camp. Our Macaroni Kid Chicago Summer Camp Guide 2015 should be your first stop!Many camps offer special pricing so we've included that information too! Click the name ...

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Movies in the Parks -  June

Movies in the Parks - June

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. Armour Square Park, 3309 S Shields Ave. June 12 - The Wizard ...

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Crockpot BBQ: Three Courses, One Pot Prep!

Crockpot BBQ: Three Courses, One Pot Prep!

Want all the tastes of a traditional BBQ in the convenience of a one pot meal? This crock pot version of BBQ chicken, roasted potatoes and corn on the cob is a family pleaser. And, because it's cooked indoors, it's ...

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Summer Bag Essentials

Summer Bag Essentials

The time is here! The kids are out of school and ready for summertime adventures. Unfortunately, you never really know when adventure will strike. How many times have you been caught unprepared by unexpected great weather and you don't have ...

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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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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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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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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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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) 327-932010:30AMFREETimeless Toys4749 N Lincoln Ave, (773) 334-444510:30AMFREEGet Up & Dance! - Toddler/Preschool music & movement ...

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Area Museum FREE Days

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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Movies in the Parks - July 1-15

Movies in the Parks - July 1-15

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. Avondale Park, 3516 W School St. July 7 - The Pacifier Beverly ...

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Movies in the Park - July 16 - 31

Movies in the Park - July 16 - 31

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. Armstrong Park, 4433 S. St. Lawrence Ave July 18 - The Single ...

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Movies in the Parks - August 1 - 10

Movies in the Parks - August 1 - 10

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. Archer Park, 4901 S. Kilbourn Ave. Aug. 5 - Big Hero 6 ...

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Movies in the Parks - August 11- 19

Movies in the Parks - August 11- 19

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. Adams Playground Park, 1919 N. Seminary Ave. Aug. 11 - A Bug's ...

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Movies in the Parks - August 20 - Aug. 27

Movies in the Parks - August 20 - Aug. 27

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. Armour Square Park, 3309 S Shields Ave. Aug. 22 - Frozen Augusta ...

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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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