Publisher's Note . . .

Publisher's Note . . .

Hello,Wow! What a warm week huh? The air conditioner has been running on overdrive trying to keep up with the warmth. The good thing about summer is that there are ways to stay cool outdoors even when it is SO ...

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Macaroni Kid: Farmington-Lakeville-Apple Valley Calendar of Events

Macaroni Kid: Farmington-Lakeville-Apple Valley Calendar of Events

Click here to to the Macaroni Kid: Farmington, Lakeville, Apple Valley Calendar of Events

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Work At Home Spotlight -  "It Works" with Mandy LaBrosse

Work At Home Spotlight - "It Works" with Mandy LaBrosse

It Works with Mandy LaBrosse It Works is a plant based health and wellness company.We are known for our crazy wrap that tightens, tones, and firms anywhere from the neck down in just 45 minutes. We also have skin care, ...

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Work At Home Spotlight

Work At Home Spotlight

Are you a consultant from a direct sales company? Are you looking to showcase the products that you are passionate about with others? Are you looking to grow your team? We may be able to help you do so.Macaroni Kid-Farmington, ...

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Gelatin Watermelon

Gelatin Watermelon

Nothing screams summer to me more than watermelon! My whole family loves it. And my kids also love gelatin treats. The next time you pick up a watermelon, also plan to make this fun and yummy treat! Ingredients:Watermelon (I prefer ...

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Get Your Giggle On – It’s Good for You

Get Your Giggle On – It’s Good for You

It's been said that kids laugh 300 times each day. No question it's one of the most human of behaviors. It's also good for the mind & body. In fact, laughing is known to reduce stress, boost immune and yes ...

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Handmade Fun! Milk Jug Catchers & Newspaper Balls

Handmade Fun! Milk Jug Catchers & Newspaper Balls

Make the equipment for a rousing game of catch with stuff you can find around the house. These Milk Jug Catchers and Newspaper Balls are simple to make and fun for all ages. Gallon sized milk jugs are perfect for ...

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Thomas the Tank returns to North Shore Scenic Railroad

Thomas the Tank returns to North Shore Scenic Railroad

Duluth, MN — Start your engines! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to team up with him for a day of family fun at Day Out with Thomas: The Ready, Set, Go Tour 2016. Children everywhere can join Team ...

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Tick Safety

Tick Safety

Summer is so much fun as we venture out on camping trips and hikes. Unfortunately with the fun of getting outdoors, we also have to be mindful of ticks! According to experts, as our climate has gotten warmer, ticks have ...

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10 Tips for Having a Yard Sale

10 Tips for Having a Yard Sale

It's that time of the year again. The weather is nice, the birds are singing, the flowers are blooming and yard sales are popping up all over the place. As they say, "one person's trash is another person's treasure". So, ...

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Pinocchio Kicks off CTC’s 51st Season in July - Winners Announced

Pinocchio Kicks off CTC’s 51st Season in July - Winners Announced

(Minneapolis, MN)-;Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is thrilled to kick off the new season with the acclaimed return of Pinocchio, the clever adaptation of Carlo Collodi's classic Italian folk tale that dazzled CTC audiences when it premiered in 2013. The production ...

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Renaissance Festival Lease Extended to 2019!

Renaissance Festival Lease Extended to 2019!

SHAKOPEE, MN -; Mid-America Festivals is pleased to announce that the Minnesota Renaissance Festival will be at their current location through 2019. Our initial season in our new home will be 2020. “We are grateful for the outpouring of support ...

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Sensory-Friendly Experience of Disney's THE LION KING

MINNEAPOLIS—Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that it will be offering a sensory-friendly performance of Disney's THE LION KING for individuals with sensory, social and learning disabilities, and their families on Saturday, July 30 at 2 p.m. Minneapolis is the fifth ...

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Kids Eat FREE (or cheap)! Directory

Kids Eat FREE (or cheap)! Directory

Eating out with kids can have its challenges - let this list of places where kids eat free (or cheap) help take the edge off! Please keep us updated with additional specials you would like to see listed or any ...

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Thursday Rockin’ Readers in Burnsville

Thursday Rockin’ Readers in Burnsville

What: Prior to Rockin' Lunch Hour Concerts, elementary principals from Independent School District 191 will read some great books to kids. Books are geared toward elementary and preschool children. Sponsored by Independent School District 191 and City of Burnsville. Below ...

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Local Farmer's Markets

Local Farmer's Markets

It's the season for fresh-grown deliciousness! In order to keep the weekly calendar of events easy to navigate, I've compiled a list of area Farmer's Markets below. If you know of a market that I have missed, please email me. ...

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Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park

Rosemount Movies in the ParkWhat: Bring a blanket or lawnchairs and don't forget your family to enjoy movies in the park. Where: Central Park Amphitheater, 2893 145th St W., Rosemount, MNTime: Movies begin at duskCost: FREEDate Remaining: Saturday, Aug. 20 ...

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FREE! Summer Music in the Park Series

FREE! Summer Music in the Park Series

Rosemount Outdoor Summer Music Series in the ParkWhat: Outdoor Summer Music in the Park Series in RosemountWhere: Central Park Amphitheater, 2893 145th Street West, Rosemount, MN. Most performances are 45 minutes to an hour in length. How: Bring your blanket ...

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2016 Puppet Shows

Soon the kids will be out of school and what a fun way to spend part of the day is at a puppet show. I still remember going to puppet shows when I was a kid. What a fun community ...

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2016 Summer Festivals & Fairs

2016 Summer Festivals & Fairs

Rosemount Leprechaun Days When: July 22-31Where: Various locations, click here for events & locations About: This 10-day community summer festival is organized by the all-volunteer Rosemount Leprechaun Days Committee. Essentially the committee aims to set the table with major events ...

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105 Summer Day Trips in MN

105 Day Trips & Ideas for you to entertain your Mackid all summer long! We encourage you to get out and explore our beautiful state. From Water Parks, Museums, and State Parks, this list will keep you busy all summer ...

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51 Fun Things to do in the Twin Cities

51 Fun Things to do in the Twin Cities

Looking for something to do this weekend? At MacKid, we want to make it easy for you; here is our list of great places to check out for family-friendly things to do in the Twin Cities. Visit the website links ...

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Educational Resources

Educational Resources

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Summer Kids Movie Series

Summer Kids Movie Series

KIDS DREAM Summer Film SeriesWhere: Marcus Theatres (Rosemount Cinema, Shakopee Cinema)When: Sundays, Mondays & Wednesdays at 10AMDates: June 12 - August 17, 2016Time: 10:00 amCost: $3.00What: Join us Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays at 10AM, June 12 - August 17 to ...

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