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Welcome to this weeks Macaroni!This week we bring you;✿ Stay Cool Guide: All of our Pools, Splash Pads and Beaches in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Areas listed for you in one spot. ✿ 100 things to do in the ...

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5th Annual Mom's Night Out

5th Annual Mom's Night Out

It's that time of year again!!! A NIGHT CELEBRATING WOMEN, BECAUSE IT TAKES A VILLAGE. Moms, Sisters, Aunts, Grand-moms, and best girlfriends! Come out for a night of pampering and fun hosted by Macaroni Kid Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. ...

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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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Cedar Rapids Indoor Marketplace at Hy-Vee

Cedar Rapids Indoor Marketplace at Hy-Vee

Shop from local artisans, direct sale businesses, crafters and more. Held on the last Saturday of each month at select venues. This month we will be at the Johnson Ave Hy-Vee! Be sure to get out of the rain and ...

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Keep Little Hands Clean and get a Six Flags® Kids Ticket Offer!

Keep Little Hands Clean and get a Six Flags® Kids Ticket Offer!

Summer is full of adventure -; climbing trees, building sand castles, hiking, biking, and fun! Making messes and touching everything is a normal part of childhood! After all the fun and exploring, we as parents need a quick way to ...

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Race Night with Macaroni Kid

Race Night with Macaroni Kid

May 20th, at Hawkeye Downs is Macaroni Kid Night Kids 12 and under are FREE ~ AND ~ AN EXCLUSIVE $5 OFF COUPON for us BIG kids! (Print or show picture of this article).Vendors will be available for shopping and ...

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Summer Reading Program Guide

Summer Reading Program Guide

Looking for ideas to keep your child engaged in learning this summer? Then take advantage of the many area summer reading programs! Each library has their own set of prizes and length of time for it so make sure to ...

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Super Easy Slow Cooker Potato Soup

Super Easy Slow Cooker Potato Soup

Looking for an easy potato soup recipe? Look no further. The kids ate bowl after bowl of this soup and have been asking for me to make it again, so I would say it was a hit! Ingredients: 1 30oz. ...

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Top Park Picks in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Areas

Top Park Picks in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Areas

Macaroni Kid Subscriber Top Picks for Parks in the Corridor (Cedar Rapids - Iowa City)Parks chosen by our Readers Thomas Park (343 Marion Blvd., Marion): Splash Pad (Memorial Day-Labor Day weekends), giant sandbox, open play areas, walking trails, small fishing ...

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Worm Composting Station

Worm Composting Station

Where does soil come from? What do you do with your kitchen scraps and newspaper? Here's an idea to reduce, reuse and recycle all around, and show your kids how soil is really produced! They'll have a close up view ...

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Stay Cool Guide

Stay Cool Guide

Here is your guide to splash pads, pools and beaches in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Corridor areas. SPLASH PADSCedar Rapids (May 21st-Labor Day)Cedar Valley Park; Otis Rd. and Blakely Blvd. SECleveland Park; 1st Ave. and 15th St. SWDaniels ...

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100 Things to Do in the Corridor (Cedar Rapids - Iowa City)

100 Things to Do in the Corridor (Cedar Rapids - Iowa City)

100 Summer Boredom Busters 1.Watch the Five Seasons Water Ski Show in Cedar Rapids 2.Visit Ushers Ferry in Cedar Rapids 3.Go to one of the many outdoor movies (Iowa City Summer of the Arts or Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust ...

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Summer Sessions at DanceNation

Summer Sessions at DanceNation

Registration is now OPEN for DanceNation's Ballet Summer Sessions, Dance Camp, and Summer Production! Great rates, spots will fill up quickly so register soon! For more information on classes at DanceNation, please visit www.dancenationcr.comMention MacKid when registering for Summer Ballet ...

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Kids Meal Deals!

Kids Meal Deals!

Here are some great deals in Cedar Rapids, Coralville and Iowa City. Sometimes these times and days can change with out notice~double check by calling the restaurant. If I have missed any, or one has changed~ please let me know ...

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2016 Summer Camps Guide and Featured Camps!

2016 Summer Camps Guide and Featured Camps!

Our Summer Camp Guide is here! Be sure to check back often as camps will be continually added through the summer. We hope that you find our Summer Camp Directory to be a valuable resource as you plan your children's ...

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Winter-Spring Story Times and Play and Learn Times

Winter-Spring Story Times and Play and Learn Times

Cedar Rapids/ Iowa City Area Winter-Spring Story Times and Play and Learn Times (Please check with your local library about story time/ Play and Learn during holiday and spring break weeks) Cedar Rapids Metro Area~ Cedar Rapids Public Library (Downtown ...

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