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From the Publishers.......

From the Publishers.......

Just when I thought we were going to be spoiled with warmer spring weather, the snow flies and it has been cold and windy! We have still found our way to enjoy the time outdoors but just bundle up more. ...

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Family Quotes of the Week........

Family Quotes of the Week........

“The more you love,the more love you have to give.It's the only feeling we have which is infinite...” "The best security blanket a child can have is parents who respect each other.""Your children will become who you are,so be who ...

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Imagination Takes Flight with Peter Pan the Musical

Imagination Takes Flight with Peter Pan the Musical

Minneapolis, MN -; Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is thrilled to present Peter Pan the Musical for the first time on our stage, April 21 through June 21, 2015 on the UnitedHealth Group Stage. Ivey Award-winner Peter Rothstein directs with choreography ...

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Local Park & Playground Reviews

Local Park & Playground Reviews

As a mom of three busy boys I know I am always on the lookout for great outdoor playspaces to explore together as a family (and of course promote a huge energy run-off - I do have three boys after ...

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The Run For Hope 5K Supports Young Families & Health in South Metro

Grocery stores are in business to provide food to their customers but Burnsville food co-op, Valley Natural Foods, wants to do more by extending community outreach to families in the community and by educating people on healthy lifestyle options. Valley ...

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Moms Rock! Expo Ticket Giveaway

Moms Rock! Expo Ticket Giveaway

Moms Rock! Expo is a weekend of fun for Moms at the Minneapolis Convention Center May 2-3, 2015. This two-day event is crammed full of Great Keynotes, A “We Get Moms” Career Corner, Real Talk Panels, cooking presentations, book signings ...

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Macaroni Community - Non-profit Spotlight

Macaroni Community - Non-profit Spotlight

Macaroni Community is a recurring article in our Macaroni Kid newsletter that features opportunities for families to 'give back' right here in our own community (food/toy drives, run/walk events and other fundraisers for local organizations). Macaroni Community articles also feature ...

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2015 Twin Cities Area Summer Camp Guide

2015 Twin Cities Area Summer Camp Guide

It's time to start thinking about summer activities for the kids. There are some terrific camps featured and you'll find contact information, program highlights, website links, photos and more in the 2015 Camp Guide. You'll find camps near Minneapolis, Eagan, ...

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Preserving and Taking Care of our Earth beyond Earth Day!

Preserving and Taking Care of our Earth beyond Earth Day!

Does your family celebrate Earth Day with any particular event or activity? Do you have a family tradition that celebrates Earth Day? This past Tuesday, April 22nd was Earth Day and there were many events aroudn Minnesota that celebrates our ...

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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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On-the-Go Breakfast COOKIES!

On-the-Go Breakfast COOKIES!

Your kids won't believe their ears when you tell them that it's okay to have cookies for breakfast. And why not? Especially when the ingredients are “breakfast” foods that make these treats an even healthier morning meal option than most ...

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Tooth Fairy Magic: Add Some Sparkle to Her Visit

Tooth Fairy Magic: Add Some Sparkle to Her Visit

Losing a tooth is a milestone for your little one, marking the passage from “baby” to “big kid.” And whereas mom may shed a tear or two, your child will beam with excitement as they show off the hole in ...

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Community Happenings!

Community Happenings!

Local High School Play Productions:The Apple Valley High School Theater presents: The Rise and Rise of Daniel RocketAbout: A young boy is teased for his belief that he can fly and his eccentric behavior.Performances: April 22, 3:00 p.m. (Senior Citizen ...

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Kids Eat FREE (or cheap)! Directory

Kids Eat FREE (or cheap)! Directory

Our very own LOCAL Kids Eat FREE (or Cheap) directory. Eating out with your entire family can certainly be pricey, but luckily, more and more restaurants are now offering Kid's Nights with reduced or free meals for the kids. I ...

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Kindergarten Enrollment Information

Kindergarten Enrollment Information

Here is some information on registering for Kindergarten. If anyone has information from any other schools that you would like listed, please email me at [email protected] and I will add the school's information to the list. 1. Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Independent School ...

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