Quantcast

Welcome to Macaroni Kid - FREE Family Events Website & Newsletter

Welcome to Macaroni Kid - FREE Family Events Website & Newsletter

Welcome to www.cedarrapids.macaronikid.com - your FREE family events resource in Cedar Rapids and surrounding areas! Be sure to visit this months CALENDAR for the full list of fun events for the whole family! August is already half over, school started ...

Read more »

Kitchen Basics: A Guide to Herbs and Spices

Kitchen Basics: A Guide to Herbs and Spices

When it comes to seasoning, even the smallest amounts can make a big difference: Add too much flavoring, and you risk overpowering the dish; too little, and your diners will be reaching for the saltshaker — a major offense in ...

Read more »

Race Night at Hawkeye Downs with Macaroni Kid!  KIDS FREE!

Race Night at Hawkeye Downs with Macaroni Kid! KIDS FREE!

August 15th 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 ...

Read more »

Tiny TuTu Tots & Twinklers

Tiny TuTu Tots & Twinklers

Do you have a little one that loves to dance, wiggle or move? Or is your daughter shy like mine was? I can absolutely say that dance has brought my Brianna out of her shell and built up her confidence ...

Read more »

Applegate Half Time Lunches

Applegate Half Time Lunches

Ok, so if you know me at all, you know I am passionate about healthy eating. I try my best to buy foods that don't contain preservatives and food dyes among some other pesty ingredients. This is why I was ...

Read more »

Letter Slide by SimplyFun

Letter Slide by SimplyFun

We were given the game Letter Slide by SimplyFun, with as you can guess from the title, focuses on spelling, vocabulary, consonants and vowels. If your kiddos like to play word games, then this game is for definitely you! Follow ...

Read more »

Rave Run on the River

Rave Run on the River

It's almost here! This Saturday night August 16th at the McGrath Amphitheatre is the big Cedar Rapids party, the 5K Rave Run and concert featuring DJ Dave. There's still time for you to sign up, too! You can also come ...

Read more »

Winchester Mystery House

Winchester Mystery House

As you know, I went to California a few weeks ago with a few other fellow publishers to experience Sunny San Jose in full tilt. First I told you about my favorite foodie experience, now I am going to share ...

Read more »


This Week's Picks

View all »

This Week's Calendar

View all »
Is Your Tech in Check for Back to School?

Is Your Tech in Check for Back to School?

Let's face it. As a busy parent, you need to make the most of every moment and stay organized -; especially when it's time for back-to-school! Here just a few mind-blowing (and free!) apps that keep you on track and ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

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; ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

Summer Story Times & Play and Learn Times in the Corridor

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 ...

Read more »

2014 Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Area Farmers Market Guide

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 ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

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, ...

Read more »


Sign Up For Macaroni Kid and Get:

  • The Inside Scoop on Tons of Local Events in Your Hometown
  • Access to Ticket Giveaways for Amazing Shows
  • Tips and Reviews on the Best Local Businesses

All From a Local Parent in Your Hometown

Delivered to your inbox...FREE!