Hello from the Editor!

Hello from the Editor!

YIKES! Summer is just about over for those of us with school age kids. There's still a few days to find some family fun with the kids. Check out the calendar! This week we kick off an awesome giveaway! Tickets ...

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GIVEAWAY! OCTONAUTS LIVE!

GIVEAWAY! OCTONAUTS LIVE!

Explore. Rescue. Protect! "Octonauts" announced a brand new, action-packed and interactive live theatre show for the very first time in the U.S. The Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure features brand new and fan favorite songs led by the ...

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8 Things To Do Before Going Back To School

8 Things To Do Before Going Back To School

Over the summer some household task start to slip while you're out having fun, but school is coming FAST and it really helps to situate some things first to make it easier to get used to a new routine. I ...

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Coping with Back to School Anxiety

Coping with Back to School Anxiety

It's hard to believe it's already that time of year again, and we're talking about s-c-h-o-o-l! For some kids it's a happy time. They get to be reunited with their friends and they get to move up a grade and ...

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10 Things to Do in the Carpool Pickup Line

10 Things to Do in the Carpool Pickup Line

Almost every parent I know feels like there aren't enough hours in the day to finish the to-do list. If you pick up your kids from school, chances are you are spending 20-45 minutes sitting in the carpool pick up ...

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First Day of School Pictures

First Day of School Pictures

With the first day of school right around the corner, I am sure you are just as busy as I am trying to get all the details ironed out. In all of the hustle and bustle, don't forget to plan ...

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Save Money on Back to School Shopping

Save Money on Back to School Shopping

After Holiday shopping, back-to-school shopping is one of the most expensive things we need to do! But we have some tips for saving money on this bank account drainer! Check ads for supply sales. This is happening now! Check the ...

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Pack a Smile for Lunch!

Pack a Smile for Lunch!

Your child will look forward to lunchtime when there is a special note packed with their sandwich! Whether on a napkin, written on a banana, a post-it note, or the sandwich bag, these little notes give a boost of encouragement ...

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Make a Duct Tape Notebook and Pencil Holder

Make a Duct Tape Notebook and Pencil Holder

Make a duct tape notebook and pencil holder just in time for back to school!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nG0Mi38jkiY Here's what you will need: Composition book Pencils Duct Tape Milkshake straw Scissors 1. Cut 16-inch strips of duct tape. 2. Wrap strips of duct ...

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Two-Minute Cinnamon Rolls

Two-Minute Cinnamon Rolls

What you need: 1 package refrigerated cinnamon rolls Waffle iron Cooking spray What you do: Plug in your waffle iron. Once it's heated up, spray top and bottom with cooking spray and place 4 raw cinnamon rolls on the waffle ...

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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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FREE Outdoor Concerts

FREE Outdoor Concerts

FREMONT at the Block at Pacific Commons:Join us Saturday evenings, starting August 6-September 10th, from 6-10:00 pm at the Block at Pacific Commons for free concerts, located by Dick's Sporting Goods. The first 50 guests will receive a Pacific Commons ...

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WINNERS! RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS

WINNERS! RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Out of This World. Prepare to blast off on an intergalactic adventure for space-age family fun as the ultimate circus experience launches into the future!Audiences will take the helm to join the Circus ...

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WINNER! My2K Tour with 98°, O-Town, Dream & Ryan Cabrera

WINNER! My2K Tour with 98°, O-Town, Dream & Ryan Cabrera

The MY2K Tour featuring 98°, O-Town, Dream and Ryan Cabrera is coming to The Warfield Theatre in San Francisco on Monday, August 29th! I know what you're doing this summer! Get yourself to The Warfield for an awesomely fun night ...

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WINNER! CIRCUS VARGAS COMING SOON!

WINNER! CIRCUS VARGAS COMING SOON!

The multi-generation, family-operated Circus Vargas presents iLUMINOUS, a new, high-energy, extravaganza that illuminates the wonder and imagination of every child at heart. Boasting death-defying stuntmen, flying aerialists, exhilarating acrobats and uproarious comics under a music-filled, blue and yellow Big Top, ...

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KIDS EAT FREE LISTINGS!

KIDS EAT FREE LISTINGS!

In light of the economy and the more common greater need to pinch pennies, I'd like to include local restaurants who offer Kids Eat Free Promotions*! If you know of one that I've missed, please send the info to jenh@macaronikid.com ...

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Fremont Youth Soccer Club

Fremont Youth Soccer Club

It's that time! FYSC (Fremont Youth Soccer Club) is currently accepting registration for Fall 2016. They are based in Fremont and are devoted to promoting the game of soccer and serving over 3,000 boys and girls in the area.FYSC aims ...

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BIRTHDAY CLUB!

BIRTHDAY CLUB!

Happy birthday to our August mini-macaronis!!! And congratulations to Alexander G.!! Mom, you've got mail!Anahita S.Adrean C.Ivanna Z.Sergio Z.Alexander G.KarthikMaylina O.Vilok V.Sebastian R.Charlee P.Serena L.Alysa W.Owen Z.Isaela P.Susana A.Emmaleigh F.Marisol L.Joseluz F.Miles V.Calithia B.Have you signed your kids up for ...

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NEW SUMMER BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE!

NEW SUMMER BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE!

The Alameda County Library Bookmobile is a library on wheels with books, magazines, music CDs, CDROMs, videos, DVDs and books on cassette and CD for children, teens, and adults. The Bookmobile visits schools and neighborhoods once every two weeks. Check ...

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LOCAL FARMERS' MARKETS!

LOCAL FARMERS' MARKETS!

Our local Farmers' Markets bring us the best of local California grown fruits and vegetables! Visit one soon - my kids LOVE going!Sunday: NewPark Mall Farmers' Market - boasts an incredible community of family farms that make this market a ...

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Looking for New Publishers! Want to be a Macaroni Kid Publisher?

Looking for New Publishers! Want to be a Macaroni Kid Publisher?

All the time people comment on how cool my job is and ask me about how they can become a Macaroni Kid publisher as well. Recently the publisher mom Milpitas moved to another area and took on a different Macaroni ...

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