A Note from Your Publisher

A Note from Your Publisher

Wow, what a busy week it's been! Last weekend we celebrated my oldest son's 6th birthday with an awesome party at Fine Art Fiesta (check out my review!), on Tuesday he started 1st grade, Wednesday was the fun-filled Macaroni Kid ...

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Recycled Robots: Making Treasure from Trash at Fine Art Fiesta!

Recycled Robots: Making Treasure from Trash at Fine Art Fiesta!

Recently my oldest son has developed quite the creative side. His favorite craft activity is to sort through the recycling bin and find just the right parts to make what he calls a “trash train.” Yes, that's a train with ...

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Make Sure Your Child Has An “OWL-some” Day at School

Make Sure Your Child Has An “OWL-some” Day at School

After you're done buying school supplies, replenishing your child's wardrobe and doing the millions of other things there are to do for the back-to-school season, take a moment to create something that will put a big smile on your child's ...

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Turn Your “Mom Strengths” into Your Own Business

Turn Your “Mom Strengths” into Your Own Business

We all have that friend with her pulse on what is going on in her community. Often these parents lend their talent to PTO's, MOPS, or local playgroups, and any mom with the desire to be an integral part of ...

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About Dolly Haltzman Dance Academy, A Local Studio with 3 Locations

About Dolly Haltzman Dance Academy, A Local Studio with 3 Locations

The accomplishments of Dolly Haltzman Dance Academy (DHDA) dancers shimmer with joy and pride. Our dancers have landed contracts with professional dance companies, perform in major films and on Broadway, and receive scholarships to colleges and professional company schools. This ...

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Slammers Snacks - A Superfood Snack Solution!

Slammers Snacks - A Superfood Snack Solution!

With school just around the corner, you're probably on hunt for healthy, brain-nourishing snacks that the kids will enjoy. Slammers Snacks by Go Gourmet, the leading company featuring pouched snacks for kids, are a win-win for both you and your ...

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5 Local Creeks for Kids to Splash In!

5 Local Creeks for Kids to Splash In!

Looking for a new way to cool off with the kids on a hot summer day? Take them to a creek! Here are five of our favorites, all just a few minutes from Allentown.Trexler Nature Preserve, SchnecksvilleFollow the directions to ...

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Early Education Guide and 40+ Questions to Ask a Prospective School

Early Education Guide and 40+ Questions to Ask a Prospective School

Finding the right school setting for your child can be a challenge. That's why Macaroni Kid Allentown has launched an Early Education Guide, spotlighting some of the best Preschools and Daycares in the Kutztown to Allentown area! Know a school ...

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2016 Birthday Party Guide

2016 Birthday Party Guide

Planning a birthday party for the kids? Check out our 2016 Birthday Party Guide for local recommendations on Locations, Entertainment, Food and more!Click here to view the Birthday Party Guide!Want to add your listing to our guide? Submit your information ...

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5 Local Hiking Trails for the Whole Family

5 Local Hiking Trails for the Whole Family

Want to go hiking with your kids in the Lehigh Valley? We have more than a few family-friendly hiking trails in the area, including quite a few hiking trails in the Kutztown to Allentown area that are perfect for kids ...

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Top 10 Free Summer Activities in and around Allentown

Top 10 Free Summer Activities in and around Allentown

Family-friendly summer fun doesn't need to be expensive! Check out our list of 10 FREE summertime family activities in Allentown and the surrounding communities. 1. Cool off in the free motion activated water spray parks at Bucky Boyle Park and ...

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Top 10 Local Playgrounds

Top 10 Local Playgrounds

The Lehigh Valley is home to many fabulous parks and playgrounds. Here are our top 10 picks, in no particular order, for the area in and around Allentown. Be sure to stay in the loop with the kid-friendly events and ...

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2016 Lehigh Valley Fairs & Festivals

2016 Lehigh Valley Fairs & Festivals

Looking for a family-friendly fair or festival in the Lehigh Valley? Check out this comprehensive list! AUGUST Quakertown Fire Dept Carnival Aug 2-6Das Awkscht Fescht August 5-7 at Macungie Memorial ParkMusikFest August 5-17 Carbon County Fair August 8-13 in PalmertonKutztown ...

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2016 Summer Camp Guide and 5 Tips for Choosing a Camp!

2016 Summer Camp Guide and 5 Tips for Choosing a Camp!

Our 2016 Summer Camp Guide will give you lots of great Lehigh Valley camp options (and continue to check back, because more camps will be added each week!) But how do you choose a camp for your child? Sometimes we ...

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Kids Eat FREE Directory

Kids Eat FREE Directory

SUNDAY Allentown Brew Works: Kids eat free on Sunday nights when you join the rewards program. Dickeys Barbecue Pit: 1042 Millcreek Rd, Allentown & 3221 Schoenersville Rd, Bethlehem - Sunday Night. One free kids meal per adult meal. Dine in ...

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Macaroni Kid Allentown Photography Guide

Macaroni Kid Allentown Photography Guide

Every year, I pick out coordinating clothes for myself, my husband and the kids and head to a scenic spot for family photos. It's become a tradition, and it's fun to see how the kids grow (and our style changes) ...

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