June 13, 2013
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Happy Father's Day to all the Macaroni Dads! This week's newsletter is jammed packed with Father's Day gift ideas and crafts so enjoy and celebrate Dad!
Don't forget, if you are not a subscriber you have until June 15 to subscribe and be entered to win an iPad Mini. And make sure you tell all your friends! More details below.
And as always, check out our calendar for some great events and if you would like to share an event or activity, please email me.
Wishing you a fabulous week!
For lots of great upcoming events, visit our CALENDAR.
Grand Opening on June 23 & 29
Everyone is already so excited for the Grand Opening of Kidville in Westfield on June 23rd and June 29th. To get you excited for the Grand Opening events and start of their inaugural summer semester, Kidville will be hosting a number of free trial classes throughout the week starting from June 24th to June 27th. Spaces are limited (and go fast!) so call today, 908-913-0856, to make a reservation.
The new location will offer a state-of-the-art indoor play space, three classrooms and a retail boutique. Kidville will also ...
Giveaway Winner Announced
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The Tenors have been performing to packed audiences and standing ovations on this tour. Formerly known as The Canadian Tenors, they have exploded into a worldwide phenomenon and now bring their acclaimed live show throughout the US.
The Tenors performed at prestigious venues including ...
In this book, “Because I’m Your Dad” is followed up with “You can have spaghetti for dinner.” And other neat things. The dad shares his love, and his wish for a special relationship with his child in a series of rolicing activities. The book is festooned with monsters, robots, mud-forts and more ...
Contest Ends June 15!
Macaroni Kid delivers great information right to your inbox each week - local event listings, activities and crafts for your kids, book reviews, local business information, and more! So why isn't everyone subscribed? Macaroni Kid National thought that maybe a contest would help, and not just any contest - a contest where you could win an iPad Mini!
You heard right! Until June 15, every NEW subscriber to any of the 500+ Macaroni Kid editions will have a chance to win an iPad Mini! Help ...
You will need:
poster board, cardstock or foam board
Using posterboard, cardstock or a sturdier prop, cut or carve out the letters to the message you want to send. You can write out the letters as normal. No need to turn them inside out or backwards!
Notes To Selves:
Don't use paper.
I tried paper first and found it entirely too flimsy in the wind outside.
So we moved on to what I had in my garage ...
My mission was to capture my kids wearing their Dad’s shoes! These aren’t just any shoes though… my husband was in the Army and served in Iraq and ...
Father's Day gifts are always a struggle. Dads have it easy on Mother's Day -- flowers, jewelry, a beautiful trinket, a few hours of quiet time -- we're easy to please. But Father's Day gifts are hard. Do we go sentimental? Do we go manly? Do we encourage a new hobby? (That hardly ever works out for me... the beer making kit is STILL sitting in the basement two years later and don't even get me started on the Dremel tool.)
Just like Moms, Dads just want ...
Where: Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, MillburnWhen: n/aWho: Ages 4 and upHow: For tickets, click here or call 973-376-4343.Cost: Ticket prices range depending on date and time. Please contact the Box Office.
Where: All programs leave from the Bio-Blitz Central tent in Lenape Park and run 45-60 minutes unless otherwise noted.When: 5:00 PM - 11:30 PMWho: FamilesHow: Please Register In-Person on June 14 and 15 at Lenape Park in Cranford.Cost: FreeFor more info: For a complete schedule, click here.
Where: All programs leave from the Bio-Blitz Central tent in Lenape Park and run 45-60 minutes unless otherwise noted.When: 6:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: FamilesHow: Please Register In-Person on June 14 and 15 at Lenape Park in Cranford.Cost: FreeFor more info: For a complete schedule, click here.
Where: Liberty Hall Museum, 1003 Morris Avenue, UnionWhen: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Best for ages 7 and upHow: Reservations required as seating is limited! For info/Reservations: (201) 618-8771 or [email protected]Cost: $10 per bagFor more info: Click here
Where: Scotch Plains Public Library, 1927 Bartle Avenue, Scotch PlainsWhen: 11:00 AMWho: Children of all ages.How: No registration is required for this special event.Cost: Free
Featuring The Nerds live!
Where: New Providence Road and Mountain Avenue, MountainsideWhen: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Email [email protected] for advance tickets registration and details.Cost: $5 per person or $20 for family of 5. Kids 5 and under are free.
Where: Cranford Public Library, Raddin Room, 224 Walnut Ave., Cranford.When: 10:00 AMWho: EveryoneHow: Stop byCost: FreeFor more info: Please call the Children's Department, (908) 709-7272 X 2103.
Where: Scotch Plains Public Library, 1927 Bartle Avenue, Scotch PlainsWhen: 3:30 PMWho: Teens in grades 6-12.How: drop inCost: Free
Where: Creative Kids, 300 South Ave, GarwoodWhen: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Kids of all ages.How: RSVP to [email protected]Cost: FreeFor more info: Call 908-232-4949 or email [email protected]
Where: California Pizza Kitchen, The Mall at Short HillsWhen: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Stop byCost: Cost of food. 20% of your check will be donated to The Birthday Box.For more info: [email protected]
Where: Lowe's Home Improvement, 1721 Morris Avenue, UnionWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMWho: Kids accompanied by an adult.How: Build and Grow Clinics are free to the public and occur every other Saturday.Cost: Free
Where: Scotch Plains Public Library, 1927 Bartle Avenue, Scotch PlainsWhen: 11:00 AMWho: Children of all ages.How: The program does not require registration.Cost: Free
Where: Kidville, 109 East Broad Street, WestfieldWhen: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PMWho: Everyone!How: RSVP to [email protected] with name, address, phone number and the number of adults/children attending.Cost: Free
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