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THIS WEEK AT A GLANCE....A NOTE FROM JENNIFER!

THIS WEEK AT A GLANCE....A NOTE FROM JENNIFER!

Macaroni Kid continuously strives to provide the best, online family resource for parents looking for fun things to do with their children! Check out our Monthly Calendar or scroll down the opening page for a list of local events for ...

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JOIN MACARONI KID FOR A FREE SOFIA THE FIRST PREMIERE PARTY

JOIN MACARONI KID FOR A FREE SOFIA THE FIRST PREMIERE PARTY

See Disney Junior's Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy before it premieres on the Disney Channel! Join Macaroni Kid for a sneak peek at the movie on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 10:30 am at the Edwards Public ...

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FAMILY GAME NIGHT

FAMILY GAME NIGHT

Enjoy a night out with family and friends or come to meet new friends! Bring your favorite game or learn new ones! Feel free to bring your own snacks or even dinner. The event is free, but the Church's Community ...

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RUDOLPH THE RED–NOSED REINDEER®

RUDOLPH THE RED–NOSED REINDEER®

The RUDOLPH THE RED-;NOSED REINDEER® television special first aired on NBC December 6, 1964. Fifty years later, it has become a beloved Christmas classic—capturing the heart and wonder of generations of fans. Now with the all new Rudolph collection of ...

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Tips for the Perfect Turkey

Tips for the Perfect Turkey

When it comes to the perfect Thanksgiving turkey, you don't want to wing it. Some thoughtful preparation will go a long way toward achieving a tasty, juicy, just-perfect turkey. Thaw your bird slowly and safely. The safest method to thaw ...

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Do-It-Yourself Turkey Wreath

Do-It-Yourself Turkey Wreath

While searching around for Thanksgiving decorating ideas, I saw a picture of this wreath on Pinterest and knew I had to try it out for myself. I headed straight to the craft store and bought the materials: Styrofoam wreath Styrofoam ...

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Macaroni Menu: Turkey Cookies

Macaroni Menu: Turkey Cookies

My son loves to help cook and bake. I try to use treats he can help with when we are getting ready for an event. These cookies were perfect for him! He was able to count eyes and M&Ms, make ...

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Cereal Turkey

Cereal Turkey

Go ahead! Play with your food and create this adorable, colorful turkey for Thanksgiving. This is an easy, fun fine motor activity for kids of all ages. The best part is that you may even have the materials needed right ...

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Turn Your Favorite Recipe Into a TasteBook!

Turn Your Favorite Recipe Into a TasteBook!

Recipes connect us to our loved ones, and we want to cherish those memories. Maybe you have hand-written recipes filed in a recipe box, or have them printed out or saved in your email. But wouldn't it be great to ...

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Tis’ the Season for Sharing and Caring

Tis’ the Season for Sharing and Caring

The holiday season is just around the corner, and so is winter germ season. From gift buying, to decorating, to school activities, to baking, and the to-do list goes on and on; this time of the year is one in ...

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Southampton Mother's Club 42nd Annual Christmas Auction

Southampton Mother's Club 42nd Annual Christmas Auction

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3 Reasons to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

3 Reasons to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

As a resource in and for the community, Macaroni Kid is a strong advocate of and supporter for Small Business Saturday, a celebration of small businesses and local communities across the United States. That's why we're encouraging everyone to play ...

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Cool Tech Toys for the Holidays

Cool Tech Toys for the Holidays

With the holidays around the corner, our friends at WowWee sent us a few tech toys to review and share with readers. For holiday fun with a techy theme, here's a few toys to add to your list. They are ...

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HELP SUPPORT CHRISTMAS PAJAMA PROMISE

HELP SUPPORT CHRISTMAS PAJAMA PROMISE

You're invited to join Macaroni Kid Easthampton/South Hadley, Macaroni Kid Springfield and Chicopee-Holyoke Macaroni Kid as we continue to collect new pajamas and books for Christmas Pajama Promise to benefit local children at Shriner's Hospitals for Children Springfield and CHD ...

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Disney's All New FROZEN Sing-Along

Disney's All New FROZEN Sing-Along

Just in time for the holidays, gather the kids and get ready to sing your hearts out with Frozen Sing Along. Experience the hit musical comedy from Walt Disney Animation Studios, like never before in a new to DVD, full-length ...

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Planes: Fire & Rescue: Behind the Scenes Facts

Planes: Fire & Rescue: Behind the Scenes Facts

In this heart-pumping, laugh-filled follow-up to last year's smash hit “PLANES,” world famous racer Dusty Crophopper joins an elite fire and rescue unit and learns what it takes to be a true hero. Featuring non-stop action, memorable characters and never-before-seen ...

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What's Around the House Painting Craft

What's Around the House Painting Craft

No need for paint brushes in this fun and easy craft for kids of all ages. Just use what you have around the house to create art!What is needed: Fingerpaint paper Fingerpaint (other washable paints) Find various items from around ...

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Target + Toms for the Holidays

Target + Toms for the Holidays

I was at Target this weekend and was thrilled to discover that Target has partnered with Toms for the holidays. And clearly, I wasn't alone: in the 20 minutes we were there, not less than six different people stopped and ...

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PLAYGROUPS AND STORY TIMES FOR LITTLE ONES

PLAYGROUPS AND STORY TIMES FOR LITTLE ONES

Easthampton Family Center Learn and Play (Monday, Tuesday & Friday, September - June) Spend time talking with other parents and caregivers while the little ones have fun with playmates in a place they'll want to come back to again and ...

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Sweet Potato Fries with a KICK!

Sweet Potato Fries with a KICK!

Want to know the secret to crispy sweet potato fries? After you wash and cut those sweet little spuds ~ dry them COMPLETELY. You want them bone dry, so be sure to dry them off, really really well. Otherwise you ...

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WHO'S THE BOSS?

WHO'S THE BOSS?

When you were a kid, did your parents make you hug or kiss all the relatives or friends at a dinner party? It's a tricky topic -; how do we teach our kids to express personal boundaries in a way ...

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MAKE TIME FOR READING

MAKE TIME FOR READING

As we settle back into our busy school routines, it can be hard to make time for kids to sit down with a book between soccer practice, piano lessons, and homework. But studies show that reading with our kids is ...

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EASTHAMPTON COMMUNITY CENTER

EASTHAMPTON COMMUNITY CENTER

The Easthampton Community Center proudly serves the needs of families in the Greater Easthampton area by providing community dinners and services like the Open Pantry and Clothing Closet. Get your copy of the ECC Newsletter---Clothing Closet: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday ...

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LOOKING FOR FAMILY DAY TRIP IDEAS?

LOOKING FOR FAMILY DAY TRIP IDEAS?

Did you know that there are over 600 hyper-local Macaroni Kid editions across the country? Each has it's own publisher mom (and a few dads) sharing kid and family-friendly events and activities going on in their community. Plus, there are ...

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5 Legitimately Funny Books to Read  with Your Kids

5 Legitimately Funny Books to Read with Your Kids

Brought to you by Brightly, a new resource to help parents grow readers.How many kids' books have ever made you straight up LOL? I can't count all the great children's books that have made me smile or even tear up ...

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Apple Season Made Easy with Chiquita Apple Bites

Apple Season Made Easy with Chiquita Apple Bites

Nothing tops the fragrant smell of cinnamon baked apples wafting through your home, or an impressive, yet simple, appetizer made from apple slices. As moms, we love apple season because it brings with it a plethora of healthy and affordable ...

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GIGGLE GARDEN

GIGGLE GARDEN

Does your child LOVE telling silly stories? Would you like to share their story, fiction or non? Then please send them to me and I will share your submissions on our webpage and in our eNewsletter. ALL submissions must be ...

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BOOST YOUR TODDLER'S BRAIN DEVELPOMENT

BOOST YOUR TODDLER'S BRAIN DEVELPOMENT

As a parent we are always wondering - what can we do to help our child? We are told that 85% of brain growth occurs during the first 3 years of life and that this is a is critical time ...

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