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3 Reasons to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

3 Reasons to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

As a resource in and for the community, Macaroni Kid is a strong advocate of and supporter for Small Business Saturday, a celebration of small businesses and local communities across the United States. That's why we're encouraging everyone to play ...

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This Week's Welcome

This Week's Welcome

Don't forget: we have information on the Laktes with Santa event in this weeks newsletter, make sure you RSVP before we are sold out. You and the kids won't want to miss this new and exciting Macaroni Kid exclusive event! ...

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Welcome to Macaroni Kid Hopewell-WapFalls-Fishkill

Welcome to Macaroni Kid Hopewell-WapFalls-Fishkill

Proudly serving towns in Lower Dutchess including Hopewell Junction, Wappingers Falls, Fishkill, Beacon, Genham, Myers Corner, Hillside Lake, Stormville, Beekman, Poughquag, Pawling, Quaker Hill and more! WELCOME! Below are helpful ways to use your Website! First, Subscribe to receive the ...

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Craft: Easy Thanksgiving Craft: “Thumbs”-giving Turkey

Craft: 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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Disney's All New FROZEN Sing-Along

Disney's All New FROZEN Sing-Along

Just in time for the holidays, gather the kids and get ready to sing your hearts out with Frozen Sing Along. Experience the hit musical comedy from Walt Disney Animation Studios, like never before in a new to DVD, full-length ...

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Don’t Miss All New Sofia the First Movie

Don’t Miss All New Sofia the First Movie

Celebrate what it truly means to be a princess with Sofia, Amber and Rapunzel in an all new movie, where princesses must team up to save the kingdom! Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy premieres Sunday night, November ...

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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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Letters from Santa

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Recipe: Leftover Halloween Candy Brownies

Recipe: Leftover Halloween Candy Brownies

Leftover candy from Halloween parties or Trick-or-Treating still taking up space in that big bowl on your kitchen counter? This quick and easy recipe uses up some of the excess in a fun to make and even more fun to ...

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Review: Sofia The First The Curse of Princess Ivy

Review: Sofia The First The Curse of Princess Ivy

Sofia The First The Curse of Princess Ivy is so cute! I will admit, I was slightly worried if the movie would hold every ones attention for the entire 45 minutes, and I'm pleased to say that the kids were ...

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RUDOLPH THE RED–NOSED REINDEER®

RUDOLPH THE RED–NOSED REINDEER®

The RUDOLPH THE RED-;NOSED REINDEER® television special first aired on NBC December 6, 1964. Fifty years later, it has become a beloved Christmas classic—capturing the heart and wonder of generations of fans. Now with the all new Rudolph collection of ...

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Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Small business Saturday is approaching quickly and we would like to feature a few small local businesses in the newsletter and on the website. If you know (or own) a local business in the area that would like the opportunity ...

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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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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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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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Event: Latkes With Santa!

Event: Latkes With Santa!

Join us for Latkes with Santa on 12/14!! We had such a great time for Halloween that we thought there is no better place to hold this event than Poughkidsie! Join us for an afternoon of interfaith holiday FUN. There ...

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Submit your events!

This article space is designated to all your local charity fundraisers. If your child's school is having a breakfast at Applebees, you're selling wrapping paper through an online school site, your girl scout troop is holding a bake sale, if ...

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Featured Pet: Clawdia likes to sing!

Featured Pet: Clawdia likes to sing!

Clawdia was rescued from a local feral colony that became unsafe for its feline residents. She is still shy but is making progress of warming up to people. She needs a patient family to help her overcome her shyness with ...

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GIVEAWAY: Hunger Games at Carmel Cinemas!

GIVEAWAY: Hunger Games at Carmel Cinemas!

SUBJECT TO CHANGE The Hunger Games: Mockingjar Pt. 1 Nov 21 Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings ...

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Guide: Birthday Party Guide

Guide: Birthday Party Guide

Planning your child's birthday party is both fun and a lot of work. So we've reached out to several local businesses that have provided us with a summary of their birthday party offerings. Some have even extended exclusive discounts to ...

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Guide: Discount Guide Business Listings

Guide: Discount Guide Business Listings

What It Is:The Discount Card is an embossed business card identifying you as a Discount Card holder. The back even has a Tipping Guide! If you would like this free card, please email us with your name and physical mailing ...

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Guide: Pre-School, School, and Daycare Guide

Guide: Pre-School, School, and Daycare Guide

We know how daunting it is to pick places for your child, especially when you are left googling for names or hoping the mom you recently met has good recommendations. We've reached out to several local places that provided us ...

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Guide: Library Guide

Guide: Library Guide

Gone are the days when every town had a library perfect for its community. Now due to funding issues, our libraries are dwindling in numbers. We still have some fantastic ones within our communities, however, and they have great, free ...

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Guides: Parks and Playgrounds

Guides: Parks and Playgrounds

We are asked *all* the time about businesses for moms to do at home. With all the internet fraud and scary stories going on, it seems impossible to find legitimate work-from-home businesses. Let's be honest, we all want some additional ...

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Kids' Event Summary

We do our best to have up-do-date and accurate information. However, we highly recommend you contact the venue prior to depature to ensure the event is happening as originally scheduled. In addition, follow us on Facebook for last-minute information. Note: ...

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