Macaroni Minute!

Macaroni Minute!

Click HERE to view the entire newsletter in your browser.Greetings Macaroni Parents! This week.... Find the perfect music or dance class for your Mac Kid at Music House Academy of Music and Dance! Congrats to our May Birthday Club winner! ...

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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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Review: Santa Cruz Organic Agua Fresca

Review: Santa Cruz Organic Agua Fresca

As we all longingly wait for summer here in Chicago, I'm thinking about picnics, meals out on our deck and trips to the beach. As I plan those outings and meals, I also think about what would be most refreshing ...

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Review: Smarty Pants Vitamins

Review: Smarty Pants Vitamins

I have a confession to make - I don't usually take my vitamins. Most vitamins are chalky, too big and they leave a nasty aftertaste in my mouth. But ever since SmartyPants Vitamins sent me a bottle of Adult Complete ...

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Music House Academy of Music & Dance

Music House Academy of Music & Dance

This week Macaroni Kid Chicago threw our Summer Fun Party and we were lucky enough to be hosted by Music House Academy of Music & Dance! Music House is a performing arts school with 2 Chicago locations, West Rogers Park ...

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Macaroni Kid Summer Camp Guide 2016

Macaroni Kid Summer Camp Guide 2016

Now is the time to register your kids for an AWESOME local summer camp. Our Macaroni Kid Chicago Summer Camp Guide 2016 should be your first stop! With options ranging from dance, languages, sports, art, theatre, cooking and more, there's ...

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May Winner! Join the Birthday Club!

May Winner! Join the Birthday Club!

Here's to all of our May birthdays! Harrison B. Nadya K. Alyse N. Mason R. Kyler B. Brinkley B. Ethan S. Jasmine C. Melanie H. Layne D. Clayton H. This month's winner is: Harrison B!Harrison has won: A drop in ...

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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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No-Bake Oatmeal Energy Balls

No-Bake Oatmeal Energy Balls

This recipe is one of the favorites of my daughter's hockey team. I make them almost weekly or when the stash runs out. Ingredients: 2 cups of oatmeal (dry rolled oats) 1 cup of peanut butter 1 to 2 tsp. ...

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Breakfast Helps Fuel Greatness Nationwide

Breakfast Helps Fuel Greatness Nationwide

Mornings can be hard but don't worry—I might have the answer. When it comes to my family, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Between the hustle and bustle of getting out the door in the morning, over-sleeping, ...

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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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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 May 21 June 1-5, 8 September 8-11, 14-18, 21-25, 28-30 October 5-6 Shedd Aquarium June 6, 7, ...

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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. MONDAY Chicago Botanic Garden1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, (847) 835-5440Every Monday through May 23 (except April 18), 10AMFREE Little Threads2033 Roscoe ...

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Find the perfect preschool for your Mac Kid!

Find the perfect preschool for your Mac Kid!

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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