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Welcome to Macaroni Kid SW Boston!*Our calendar is full of fun & local events to keep your Macaroni Kids busy.*Here are this issue's Highlights:-Enter to Win Tickets to see Thomas the Tank Engine at Edaville!Congrats to our recent King Richard's ...

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Enter Now to Win 4 Tickets to "Day out with Thomas" on Sept. 7th!

Enter Now to Win 4 Tickets to "Day out with Thomas" on Sept. 7th!

ENTER BELOW to WIN FOUR (4) tickets to "A Day Out with Thomas" at Edaville USA on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 [4:10 train ride] by sharing in the Comments section: "Who will you bring with you to ride on Thomas' ...

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ESCAPE YOUR REALITY AT KING RICHARD'S FAIRE 33rd SEASON IN CARVER, MA!

Enter BELOW by August 25, 2014 (9PM EST) to win a family-four pack of King Richard's Faire tickets from Macaroni Kid SW Boston by commenting "What are you looking forward to seeing ath this year's Faire?" You can make a ...

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Go Summer Exploring with Homemade Binoculars!

Go Summer Exploring with Homemade Binoculars!

There's still lots of summer to explore! It may be in your backyard, at a local park or at an farther away vacation destination. Get your kids into "explorer mode" by crafting up a set of homemade binoculars.Here's what you ...

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Celebrate the First Day of School!

Celebrate the First Day of School!

Make the first day of school something your kids will look forward to year after year with an "unexpected" tradition.We all want the first day of school to be special and even a little exciting, right? Here's a tradition you ...

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Pencil Vase - a Perfect Teacher Gift!

Pencil Vase - a Perfect Teacher Gift!

Send your kids off to the start of a new school year with a special gift to let teachers and office staff know how much you appreciate them!What you need: Tall vase or a recycled jar about 7 ½ inches ...

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Take Better Cell Phone Pictures

Take Better Cell Phone Pictures

We see them everywhere. At the playground, school plays, concerts, birthday parties, graduations and weddings. They come in all shapes, sizes and colors and we can't live without them. Cell phones are changing the way we view - and even ...

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Promoting Peer Engagement Through Afterschool Programs (sponsored)

Promoting Peer Engagement Through Afterschool Programs (sponsored)

As summer winds down, inevitably kids' nerves begin to show with the thought of the upcoming school year. The changes that lie ahead, be it a new school, teacher or a grade level, can create anxiety in many children. Interacting ...

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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 ...

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Pitch in This School Year Without Pitching a Fit!

Pitch in This School Year Without Pitching a Fit!

As the new school year begins, it brings the start of fundraising and volunteering requests. Your involvement in your child's class is important -; it helps you stay involved in his/her learning and promotes success in school. However, school volunteering ...

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Share the Macaroni Love!

Share the Macaroni Love!

Did you know that there are over 500 hyper-local Macaroni Kid editions across the country? Each has its own "publisher mom" (and a few dads) sharing kid and family-friendly activities and events going on in their local community. Plus, there ...

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New Experiences for the "Same Old" Zoo

New Experiences for the "Same Old" Zoo

The zoo is a great family outing any time of the year. Whether you visit your hometown zoo or take a quick trip to a neighboring community to experience their zoo, it's an adventure that can appeal to families with ...

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Summer Dessert Recipe: Banana Boats

Summer Dessert Recipe: Banana Boats

"Banana boats" are a great summer dessert to make while camping or for a summer evening right in your own backyard. Make them over a campfire, on the grill or in the oven. Any way you choose to make them, ...

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BLT Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta Salad

Who doesn't love the flavor combination of bacon, lettuce and tomato - especially in warmer weather? This BLT Pasta Salad combines all the flavors of the classic sandwich in a option that can be served as a side dish at ...

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Mango Cucumber Salad

Mango Cucumber Salad

When your Macaroni Munchkins ask for seconds (and thirds!), you know you've found a salad recipe that is a keeper! This Mango Cucumber Salad has lots of fresh flavor and is quick and easy to prepare - perfect for busy ...

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5 Freezer to Slow Cooker Summer Dishes

5 Freezer to Slow Cooker Summer Dishes

Many people use their slow cooker in the winter months to make delicious comfort foods like stews, soups, and casseroles, but it is perfect for summer cooking too! Spend the day at the pool or the park and let your ...

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Earth-Friendly Grilling Tips

Earth-Friendly Grilling Tips

MAKE YOUR NEXT COOKOUT MORE ENVIRONMENTAL WITH THIS HANDY CHECKLIST CUT DOWN ON TRASH Save paper by sending party invitations online. Disposable plates and cups, plastic cutlery and paper napkins often are the bulk of the trash from a cookout ...

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Kids Eat Free

Kids Eat Free

SW Boston MK is on the lookout for local restaurants that offer a Kids Eat Free night. Here are a few we have found. Please let us know if you find a good restaurant to add to our list. Then ...

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