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Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July

Welcome to this weeks Macaroni and Happy 4th of July weekend!! So much to do over the next couple of days and plenty of chances to see fireworks. We have them all listed for you in our Fireworks Guide. Lexi ...

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2014 Cedar Rapids/ Iowa City Area Fireworks Guide

2014 Cedar Rapids/ Iowa City Area Fireworks Guide

Sun. June 22 (rain date Mon. June 23): Hiawatha Hog Wild Days: Appx. 10pm at Guthridge Park; http://www.hogwilddays.com/#FIREWORKS Fri. June 27: Cedar Rapids Kernels: After game at stadium; www.kernels.com Linn County Fair: After concert; http://thelinncountyfair.com/daily-schedule.html Sat. June 28: Cedar Rapids ...

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Music on the River JULY 4th!

Music on the River JULY 4th!

- Music on the River - A Fun Night with Jamie Lynn Spears - Macaroni Kid Fun Zone - Prime Location for Fireworks! Though she shares a last name with a pop icon, Jamie Lynn Spears has planted roots in ...

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Make Your Own Patriotic Ice Pops!

Make Your Own Patriotic Ice Pops!

Homemade Patriotic Ice Pops are a fun and easy way to celebrate the summer holidays with your kids. And they are not only fun to make, they are also fun to eat!These red, white and blue treats only take three ...

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Painted Fireworks for the 4th

Painted Fireworks for the 4th

Capture the perfect image of this summer's fireworks when you create your own through this simple painting technique. Gather your kids and a few supplies to make the red, white and blue sparkle.You'll need: Empty toilet paper rolls (2) or ...

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2nd Annual Back 2 School Bash & Expo

2nd Annual Back 2 School Bash & Expo

Come out and have a ton of fun at our 2nd Annual Back 2 School Bash & Expo at the McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids! August 9th from 10am-1pm. We will be giving out school supplies to 500 school aged ...

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A Macaroni Kid Fan Appreciation Picnic!

A Macaroni Kid Fan Appreciation Picnic!

Macaroni Kid Cedar Rapids will be coming up on 4 years this October!! Can you believe it? As a HUGE thank you we wanted to put together a fan appreciation picnic!! This July 26th at Guthridge Park in Hiawatha from ...

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Macaroni Kid Race Night at Hawkeye Downs!  KIDS FREE!

Macaroni Kid Race Night at Hawkeye Downs! KIDS FREE!

July 18th at Hawkeye Downs is Macaroni Kid Night!! Kids 12 and under are FREE ~ AND ~ we have a coupon voucher for us big kids!!! Kids can have fun in the "Macaroni Pit" Kid Zone and parents can ...

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Retail/ Local Community Reading Programs:

Retail/ Local Community Reading Programs:

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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2014 Summer Movie Guide!

2014 Summer Movie Guide!

2014 Summer Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Area Summer Movie Guide Collins Road Theatre (1462 Twixt Town Rd. Marion) http://www.collinsroadtheatres.com FREE Movies Monday-Friday 10am for kids ages 18 and under; $1 for adults. Discounts at concession stand June 9-13: Cloudy ...

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Macaroni Kid Featured in the Corridor Family Guide App!!

Macaroni Kid Featured in the Corridor Family Guide App!!

The Corridor Family Guide App is NOW AVAILABLE!The Corridor Family Guide App is a unique companion to the full color print guide you enjoy every month. Use the app to easily access phone numbers, websites and emails of local shops, ...

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Stay Cool Directory

Stay Cool Directory

SPLASH PADS Cedar Rapids (May 24-Sept.7, 2014) Cedar Valley Park; Otis Rd. and Blakely Blvd. SE Cleveland Park; 1st Ave. and 15th St. SW Daniels Park; Oakland Rd. and H Ave. NE Hayes Park; 1924 D St. SW Hidder Park; ...

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2014 Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Area Farmers Market Guide

2014 Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Area Farmers Market Guide Cedar Rapids Area: Downtown Cedar Rapids: Saturday's June 7 and 21; July 5 and 19; August 2 and 16; September 6 and 20; 7:30am-12:00pm. http://www.cedarrapids.org/Content/Community-Development/Quality-of-Life/Downtown-Farmers-Market/Schedule.aspx NewBo (12th Ave and 3rd ...

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Exhibit Your Business at The Expo!

Exhibit Your Business at The Expo!

The Dance Expo October 4th & October 5th 2014 at the Double Tree Hilton, Cedar RapidsDance Convention:At The Dance Expo, we are committed to providing dance students of all ages personal attention and superior dance instruction. Our breakout sessions provide ...

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2014 Featured Summer Camp Guide & Directory

2014 Featured Summer Camp Guide & Directory

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 Guide to be a valuable resource as you plan your children's ...

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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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Summer Story Times & Play and Learn Times in the Corridor

Cedar Rapids, Iowa City & Surrounding Communities Summer Story Times & Play and Learn Times: Area libraries are CLOSED on Friday, July 4! (Please check with you specific library for exact start and stop dates; MOST start June 3) Cedar ...

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