Hello from the Editor!

Hello from the Editor!

Here's our annual Bay Area 4th of July Celebrations Guide full of what's going on all over the Bay Area this Independence Day. Wishing you and yours a happy 4th of July!Enjoy some Free Summer Concerts with the whole family!Here's ...

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Bay Area 4th of July Celebrations

Bay Area 4th of July Celebrations

What better way to celebrate Independence Day than with fireworks, friends, BBQ's, parades and family fun? We've compiled a huge list of local attractions to keep you busy and having fun this Independence Day! Be sure to check the dates ...

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FREE Summer Concerts

FREE Summer Concerts

FREMONT:The Central Park Summer Concert Series returns with the scenic backdrop of beautiful Lake Elizabeth. The 2016 concerts take place between July 7 and August 11 and will feature a variety of musical genres and performers.All concerts are held at ...

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Patriotic Fruit Pops

Patriotic Fruit Pops

These festive pops contain simple ingredients and supplies. Each layer needs to be added slowly, but the patriotic result is worth the wait. Makes four 3 oz pops. You will need: Pureed strawberries (approx 4 oz total)* Coconut milk (we ...

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Make Your Own Patriotic Shirts

Make Your Own Patriotic Shirts

My kids love decorating shirts for different holidays. We actually made these for 9/11 one year, but they'd be perfect for the 4th of July too. What you need: White T-shirts Fabric Paint (we used red, blue and silver)Piece of ...

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Fireworks Rings

Fireworks Rings

Here is a frugal and fun craft to enjoy with your family to celebrate the good ol' USA.What you'll need: 6 Sparkly Red, White and Blue Pipe Cleaners Directions: 1. Cut the pipe cleaners in half and divide them into ...

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SUMMER MOVIE CLUBHOUSE SCHEDULE! $1 MOVIES

SUMMER MOVIE CLUBHOUSE SCHEDULE! $1 MOVIES

With summer just around the corner, I try to fill our family's calendar full of fun things to do and you just can't beat the $1 movies at the local Century Theaters. This summer, both the Fremont and Union City ...

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Review: Pie Face Game

Review: Pie Face Game

This week, Macaroni Kid Fremont was selected to host a sponsored party for Hasbro's game, Pie Face! We hosted it the pool and everyone had so much fun -; kids and moms! The game is very easy to put together ...

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Vacation Bible School (VBS) Guide!

Vacation Bible School (VBS) Guide!

Here's our Vacation Bible School (VBS) Guide for summer 2016! Sign your kids up today!Fremont: Alder Avenue Baptist Church: VBS July 11-15, 6-8:30 PM. Call for more info. Bridges Community Church: Junk Yard Dogs (Romans 6:18) July 25-July 28, 8:45 ...

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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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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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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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BIRTHDAY CLUB!

BIRTHDAY CLUB!

Happy birthday to our June mini-macaronis!!! And congratulations to Charlotte R.!! Mom, you've got mail!Alexander N.Bethany B.Mason G.Sonia T.Joshua S.William S.Ava G.Aiyana L.Alex S.Isaiah B.Johnny R.Joseph R.Christopher L.Charlotte R.Jayden S.Adit D.Arul D.Delisha D.Brianna T.Marissa T.Tiffany C.Autumn D.Have you signed your ...

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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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WINNER! FOUR Family Fun Packs of Tickets for Alameda County Fair

WINNER! FOUR Family Fun Packs of Tickets for Alameda County Fair

The Alameda County Fair will be at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton begining June 15th through July 4th! As always, they have a great great concert line-up, shows, horse racing, contests and competitions, exhibits, rides, kids park, petting zoo, ...

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REVIEW: littleBits Gizmos & Gadgets Kit

REVIEW: littleBits Gizmos & Gadgets Kit

Specila Offer: MACARONI KID READERS CAN ENJOY 10% OFF Through July 2! Includes ONLY: Gizmos and Gadgets, Synth Kit, Smart Home Kit, and Arduino Coding Kit Cannot be used with the educator discount or chapter discount Cannot be stacked with ...

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The Launch of a New, Exciting and Powerful Comic Book

The Launch of a New, Exciting and Powerful Comic Book

Many of us love to be active and play sports. With the support of Eisai Inc., a wonderful comic book series has been created called “Medikidz Explain Epilepsy.” The fourth book in the series, “Medikidz Explain Playing Sports with Epilepsy,” ...

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