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From your Macaroni Kid Cedar Rapids Publisher...

From your Macaroni Kid Cedar Rapids Publisher...

Please tell me, what is it with kids and the amount of food they eat at home during the summer? I know they don't eat this much during the school year. Does anyone have any tips on how to stop ...

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4 Light and Delicious Summer Recipes from Eggland’s Best

4 Light and Delicious Summer Recipes from Eggland’s Best

We're kicking off summer with these 4 delicious recipes from our friends at Eggland's Best. Whether you're looking for a new breakfast dish or a great dinner meal for your family, these 4 EB dishes have something everyone will love. ...

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CRAA Now Registering Summer Swimming Lessons!

CRAA Now Registering Summer Swimming Lessons!

Cedar Rapids Aquatic Association Now Registering Summer Swimming Lessons! ALL LESSONS are at Coe College - Eby Fieldhouse Pool Cedar Rapids CRAA offers both Group and Private lessons for 3-12 year old children. All group lessons are 3:1 student to ...

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Firework Displays in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Areas

Firework Displays in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Areas

2016 Cedar Rapids/ Iowa City Area Fireworks Guide Fri. June 24: 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 25: Cedar Rapids Kernels: After game at stadium; www.kernels.com ...

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Make an Easy Pool Noodle Sprinkler

Make an Easy Pool Noodle Sprinkler

On hot summer days one of our favorite ways to cool off is with a homemade Pool Noodle Sprinkler. It's easy, takes less than 15 minutes and uses items you probably already have lying around your house. Plus, the kids ...

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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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U.S. Cellular #MyAnywhere Photo Contest

U.S. Cellular #MyAnywhere Photo Contest

Who doesn't love to travel? My family loves going to new places to explore. But with summer camps, work, visiting guests, and the surprise of our dryer and car needing repaired at the same time, sometimes traveling abroad doesn't fit ...

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6th Annual Cleaning Up Cancer Carnival

6th Annual Cleaning Up Cancer Carnival

Be sure to mark your calendars for the 6th Annual Cleaning Up Cancer Carnival! June 25th from 11am-4pm at Salem United Methodist Church 3715 33rd Ave SW, Cedar Rapids. Come out for a day of fun for a much needed ...

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Family Fun Day at BBQ Roundup - THIS SUNDAY!

Sunday, June 26 is Family Fun Day at the Cedar Rapids BBQ Roundup presented by University of Iowa Community Credit Union. This special day is dedicated to educational, cultural, creative, and fitness activities for families. Enjoy all of the delicious ...

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Summer Movie Guide - 2016

Summer Movie Guide - 2016

2016 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 6-10: Alvin & the Chipmunks: The Road Chip June ...

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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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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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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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Have you heard of TIES? - Free Parenting Program

Have you heard of TIES? - Free Parenting Program

Really want to know exactly what TIES is? Watch this short video! Such a great FREE resource for some of our local families!Testimonial: "Our experience with the TIES program has been life changing! We came to TIES seeking help to ...

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Summer Story Times and Play and Learn Times

Summer Story Times and Play and Learn Times

Summer Story Times & Play and Learn Times: Area libraries are CLOSED on Monday, July 4! (Please check with you specific library for exact start and stop dates) Cedar Rapids (Ladd Library) (June 6-July 31): Stories for Scooters (ages 1-36 ...

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