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We are getting close to July 4th and that means tons of firework display events to choose from. We have created a Firework Display Guide for you to make it easy. If you know of one that we do not ...

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DIY 4th of July Candle Holders

DIY 4th of July Candle Holders

Let your kids be creative and have fun as they craft patriotic candle holders to celebrate the 4th of July. Supplies: Baby food jar (or other glass container) Red, white, and blue tissue paper Glue Paint brush Battery operated candles ...

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Firework Displays in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Area

Firework Displays in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Area

2015 Cedar Rapids/ Iowa City Area Fireworks Guide Fri. June 26: Linn County Fair: After concert; http://thelinncountyfair.com/daily-schedule.html Vinton Party in the Park: appx. 9:45pm at the courthouse lawn; http://vprdzone.com/pip.php Sat. June 27: Cedar Rapids Kernels: After game at stadium; www.kernels.com ...

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10 Brain-Building Summer Vacation Toys for Under $10

10 Brain-Building Summer Vacation Toys for Under $10

Summer is the perfect time for kids to continue to learn and stretch their minds. Teachers typically spend four to six weeks re-teaching or reviewing material that students have forgotten over the 'Summer Slide.' Even simple toys can help kids ...

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Macaroni Recipe: Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

Macaroni Recipe: Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

Make your slow cooker the most frequently used appliance in your kitchen with a delicious and nutritious meal that only needs a few minutes of prep. Then you're free to move on with your day ... and there's only one ...

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Cedar Rapids Indoor Market and Bazaar

Cedar Rapids Indoor Market and Bazaar

Come out to Hawkeye Downs behind the Expo Center in the Bingo Hall area on Saturday June 27th from 9am-12pm and enjoy shopping with multiple vendors and businesses! Wide variety, specials, giveaways and more! Located in the Bingo Hall behind ...

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Nominate Your Favorite Travel Destination!

Nominate Your Favorite Travel Destination!

Help Macaroni Kid Family Travel recognize the most beloved travel destinations for kids & families! Who do parents turn to when they want to find the best hotels to stay at, cruises to embark upon, museums to discover, or aquariums ...

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Sky Zone - Save Over 62% on 10 Hours of Jumping!

Sky Zone - Save Over 62% on 10 Hours of Jumping!

Save over 62% on 10 hours of jumping at Sky Zone! Share your pass with Family & Friends! Only $96! ( $257.50 value!!) http://socialon.me/cr/8for10What your package includes:-10 (60 minute) jumps for the price of 8!($120 value)-5 Sky Slush Drinks ($17.50 ...

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BBQ Round Up 2015

BBQ Round Up 2015

Its almost that time again- BBQ RoundUp that is! This year Macaroni Kid will be there with Brody Willett on Sunday from 11am-3pm. Please come out and join us! Here is a list of all the things available for kids ...

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Macaroni Kid Night with the Kernels!

Macaroni Kid Night with the Kernels!

Please join us for Macaroni Kid night at the Cedar Rapids Kernels! This fun and exciting event will take place onSaturday, June 27th at 6:35 PM. Gates open at 5:30 PM and those buy tickets and attend the game may ...

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Cleaning Up Cancer Carnival

Cleaning Up Cancer Carnival

Fundraiser open to our community to raise funds for Time In A Bottle , a non profit that cleans for families who have children with cancer or a potentially terminal illness for free.Want a little taste of how you can ...

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Library Story Times & Play and Learn Times

Library Story Times & Play and Learn Times

Summer Story Times & Play and Learn Times: Area libraries are CLOSED on Saturday, July 4! (Please check with you specific library for exact start and stop dates; MOST start June 1) Cedar Rapids (Ladd Library) (June 1-August 22): Stories ...

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100 Things to Do in the Corridor this Summer

100 Things to Do in the Corridor this Summer

100 Things to Do in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Surrounding Communities this Summer 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 ...

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2015 Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Farmers Market Guide

2015 Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Farmers Market Guide

2015 Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Area Farmers Market GuideCedar Rapids: Downtown Cedar Rapids: Saturday's June 6 and 20; July 4 and 18; Aug. 1 and 15; Sept. 5 and 19; 7:30am-12pm. Aug. 29; 7:30pm-12am (SPECIAL NIGHT ONE). http://www.cedarrapids.org/Content/Community-Development/Quality-of-Life/Downtown-Farmers-Market/Schedule.aspxNewBo (12th ...

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FREE and Reduced Price Summer Movie Guide

FREE and Reduced Price Summer Movie Guide

2015 Summer Movie Guide (Please note area libraries also offer movies for free and those days and times are listed in our calendars. This guide is just for movie theaters and special outdoor movies) Collins Road Theatre (1462 Twixt Town ...

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TIES

TIES

Really want to know exactly what TIES is? Watch this short video! Such a great FREE resource for some of our local families!https://youtu.be/oNGU9vmc-9sMore about TIES:Are you struggling to raise one of your children? Do you find yourself in a constant ...

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2015 Featured Summer Camp Guide & Directory

2015 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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Join the Absolutely Clean Team!

Join the Absolutely Clean Team!

Looking for some extra income? Need flexible hours? Finally a job that fits YOUR schedule! Absolutely Clean is now hiring and wants you to join their team! Have fun, make a difference, Apply now! "$10 an hour to start! Our ...

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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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2015 Macaroni Kid Pre-school Guide!

2015 Macaroni Kid Pre-school Guide!

It's here! The Macaroni Kid Cedar Rapids and Iowa City 2015 Pre-school Guide! We hope that you find this guide useful in finding the perfect fit for your little one. This guide will run until the end of August, but ...

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Stay Cool Guide

Stay Cool Guide

SPLASH PADS Cedar Rapids (Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day): 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 ...

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Top Corridor Parks

Top Corridor Parks

Macaroni Kid's Top 15 Parks Picked in the Corridor ~Parks recommended by our readers~ 1.) Thomas Park (343 Marion Blvd., Marion): Splash Pad (Memorial Day-Labor Day weekends), giant sandbox, open play areas, walking trails, small fishing area for kids, 2 ...

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Summer Reading Programs

Summer Reading Programs

Looking for ideas to keep your child engaged in learning this summer? Then take advantage of the many area summer reading programs! Retail/ Local Community Reading Programs: Barnes and Noble (Nationwide): May 19-September 7, 2015. Children entering grades 1-6. More ...

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