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HELLO FROM THE EDITOR

HELLO FROM THE EDITOR

Looking ahead to Thanksgiving next week - enjoy the Thanksgiving fun we've got here for you! Be sure and check out the calendar for some fun things to do in the area! We also have some reviews of some of ...

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Giveaway! The Great Dickens Christmas Fair & Victorian Holiday Party

Giveaway! The Great Dickens Christmas Fair & Victorian Holiday Party

The Dickens Christmas Fair has been in the Bay Area since 1970 and is a wonderful way to enjoy the holiday season! A one-of-a-kind holiday adventure into Victorian London - an elaborate party with hundreds of costumed players performing and ...

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Macaroni Menu: Turkey Cookies

Macaroni Menu: Turkey Cookies

My son loves to help cook and bake. I try to use treats he can help with when we are getting ready for an event. These cookies were perfect for him! He was able to count eyes and M&Ms, make ...

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Easy Thanksgiving Craft: “Thumbs”-giving Turkey

Easy Thanksgiving Craft: “Thumbs”-giving Turkey

This is an easy craft you can do with your kids in preparation for Thanksgiving.Materials Needed: Brown construction paper Scissors One medium google eye Washable glue Foam plate or plastic lid Washable red and yellow paint Red, orange, yellow, blue ...

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Cereal Turkey

Cereal Turkey

Go ahead! Play with your food and create this adorable, colorful turkey for Thanksgiving. This is an easy, fun fine motor activity for kids of all ages. The best part is that you may even have the materials needed right ...

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Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy Movie Premieres 11/23

Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy Movie Premieres 11/23

This week Macaroni Kid Fremont had the privilege of hosting an exclusive premiere party for the soon to air, new Sofia the First movie! Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy will air on Sunday, November 23rd at 7pm ...

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Turkey Treat Bags

Turkey Treat Bags

These turkey treat bags are perfect for children to keep Thanksgiving treats, coloring pages, Thanksgiving cards from friends and family, craft supplies, and so much more. Materials: Brown paper lunch bags Feathers made using different colored construction paper Waddle and ...

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FREE 3rd FRIDAYS - FREE PARK DAYS!

FREE 3rd FRIDAYS - FREE PARK DAYS!

To celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District's 80th birthday, they are offering FREE 3rd Fridays in the parks!Fees will be waived for a variety of park services every third Friday of each month through the end of 2014. (Free ...

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Review: Creativity for Kids!

Review: Creativity for Kids!

Do you have a crafty kid or two at home? If so, then this is a must-have! As the makers of the Creativity Can state, "creativity is the foundation for moving us forward. It helps us innovate. It helps us ...

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Review: SimplyFun and Perspectives Board Game

Review: SimplyFun and Perspectives Board Game

Who doesn't love playing games? I know my own kids will sit for hours and play games they love. SimplyFun has some awesome award-winning products (in 2012, they received over 50 awards) to help parents connect with their children and ...

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Tips for the Perfect Turkey

Tips for the Perfect Turkey

When it comes to the perfect Thanksgiving turkey, you don't want to wing it. Some thoughtful preparation will go a long way toward achieving a tasty, juicy, just-perfect turkey. Thaw your bird slowly and safely. The safest method to thaw ...

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Review: Firetek Bow

Review: Firetek Bow

Wow! What an awesome toy - the Zing Firetek Bow! This super fun bow comes in bold, bright colors and is perfect for kids who love adventure. Suggested for kids ages 8 and up, my 4 and 6 year old ...

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Want to be a Macaroni Kid Publisher?

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. So here is the info!Macaroni Kid is already established in over 550+ communities and growing! ...

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Review: Steve Spangler Science Club!

Review: Steve Spangler Science Club!

Have you heard of Steve Spangler -; science author, teacher, professional speaker, toy designer? He's the science teacher you always wanted to have in school! He makes things fizz, pop, smoke and explode and before you know it, you are ...

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Tis’ the Season for Sharing and Caring

Tis’ the Season for Sharing and Caring

The holiday season is just around the corner, and so is winter germ season. From gift buying, to decorating, to school activities, to baking, and the to-do list goes on and on; this time of the year is one in ...

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Too Much Turkey?

Too Much Turkey?

That 23-pound turkey you purchased seemed like a good idea idea, at the time, didn't it? Of course, post-Thanksgiving, you have too much leftover turkey and don't know what to do with it all. After the first few turkey sandwiches, ...

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How to Host the Perfect Princess Premiere Party!

How to Host the Perfect Princess Premiere Party!

Disney Junior presents a Family Night Special event, where secrets are revealed, the amulet is stolen and darkness comes to Enchancia! Rapunzel joins Sofia and Amber in this exciting new movie, where princesses must team up to reverse a curse ...

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BIRTHDAY CLUB

BIRTHDAY CLUB

Fremont Macaroni Kid wants to wish all our mini macaronis a special Happy Birthday with a shout out each month to celebrate the birthdays each month! It's FREE to sign up and we will list all the submitted birthdays in ...

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Yo Gabba Gabba Live

Yo Gabba Gabba Live

Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! is coming to San Jose on November 21st with a new show, Music Is Awesome! The coolest rock concert for kids (and parents!) is back to celebrate their 5th anniversary on the road. DJ Lance Rock ...

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Win Money for YOUR Nomination! Fuel Your School!

Win Money for YOUR Nomination! Fuel Your School!

Did you know that in 2013 teachers spent an average of $485 of their own money to pay for school supplies, instructional materials and other classroom materials needed for student learning? Chevron's Fuel Your School program can help these public ...

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Target + Toms for the Holidays

Target + Toms for the Holidays

I was at Target this weekend and was thrilled to discover that Target has partnered with Toms for the holidays. And clearly, I wasn't alone: in the 20 minutes we were there, not less than six different people stopped and ...

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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 [email protected] ...

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NEW FALL/WINTER BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE!

NEW FALL/WINTER 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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WINNERS! 2014 GOLD DAISY AWARDS

WINNERS! 2014 GOLD DAISY AWARDS

Thank you all for taking the time to nominate local businesses and then vote for our winners! The businesses will be awarded a FREE listing in our Business Directory for a full year, a window cling for their business and ...

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DO YOU PIN? FOLLOW MACARONI KID FREMONT ON PINTEREST!

DO YOU PIN? FOLLOW MACARONI KID FREMONT ON PINTEREST!

Hi, my name is Jennifer and I am addicted to Pinterest! If you haven't checked it out yet, I recommend that you do! What is it? Pinterest is a virtual bulletin board and more! Filled with pictures of ideas, recipes, ...

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