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This Week's Welcome

This Week's Welcome

Finally made it out camping this weekend. The schedule has been so crazy busy that this was the first chance we had. We never usually wait until mid July to head out. The campground we stayed at lets just say ...

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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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Cooking 101: Choosing Fresh Corn

Cooking 101: Choosing Fresh Corn

CHEF NORMAJEAN LONGFIELD OF THE UNILEVER TEST KITCHEN REVEALS HOW TO BUY THE BEST CORN ON THE COB As great as sweet corn tastes, shopping for it raises an interesting etiquette question: is it OK to peel back the husk ...

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CRAFT: Simple Summer Fun

CRAFT: Simple Summer Fun

Outdoor play doesn't have to be expensive. Here are some fun and easy ideas to get the kids outside and exploring. Most of the supplies you need can be found at the dollar store and many you may already have ...

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RECIPE: Summer Dessert Recipe: Banana Boats

RECIPE: 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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Review: Quassy Amusement Park

Review: Quassy Amusement Park

Quassy 2132 Middlebury Road, Route 64 Middlebury, CT Located on the shores of Lake Quassapaug If you have never been to Quassy, or it has been sometime since you have gone, get it on your summer bucket list of places ...

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Review: Walking with Dinosaurs

Review: Walking with Dinosaurs

Our family was fortunate enough to be invited to see Walking With Dinosaurs last night at the Barclay Center. Going into the theater, I really had no idea what to expect from this show. Since my four year old son ...

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Welcome to the Dog Days of Summer!

Welcome to the Dog Days of Summer!

Q: What do you call a dog on the beach in summer? A: A hot dog!In most parts of the country, we are in the midst of the hottest days of the season, often times called The Dog Days of ...

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Event: Back To School Bash!

Event: Back To School Bash!

Hopewell Junction Macaroni Kid is excited to be hosting another fun event for parents and kids! Join us on Saturday August 2nd starting at 11am for our Back To School Bash! Parents and school attending children ages 4-12 are invited ...

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Event: Mid Hudson Animal Aid to hold its Charity Volleyball Tournament

Mid Hudson Animal Aid will hold its 3nr Annual Charity Volleyball Tournament on July 26-27, 2014 at Memorial Park on Route 52 in Beacon. “We are looking to attract volleyball enthusiasts of all ages -- even if they can't play ...

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Summer Reading Programs

Summer Reading Programs

During the summer months, parents know how important it is to keep the kids reading. Many companies offer incentives to children who read a specific amount of books and log the books. Barnes and Nobel offer a Summer Reading incentive; ...

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Swag Bags!

Swag Bags!

Macaroni Kid has quickly become the trusted resource for parents in the Eastern Putnam as well Middle and Upper Dutchess counties. We're reaching 4500 families locally and that number is growing every day. We have secured a booth space at ...

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Featured Pet: Cola enjoys being with people

Featured Pet: Cola enjoys being with people

Tiddles was born in a feral colony and was cared for by neighbors until she came to Mid Hudson Animal Aid. She is a friendly and cuddly gal. She also gets along well with other cats and would love a ...

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Giveaway: Mess Fest Passes

Giveaway: Mess Fest Passes

August 9, 20142014 MESS FESTKiwi Country Day CampMahopac, NYmuddypuddlesproject.org Get ready for Mess Fest 2014! We hope you will you join us on Saturday, August 9th, at Kiwi Country Day Camp for another wild day of messy, outrageous, non-stop fun ...

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Giveaway: Sahara Sams Oasis Family Four Pack

Sahara Sam's Oasis535 N Route 73 West Berlin, NJ 08091 Our kids LOVE water parks. Of course the down side is hoping the weather is on your side the day you decide to go. At Sahara Sam's Oasis, that is ...

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Giveaway: Connecticut Science Center Passes

Giveaway: Connecticut Science Center Passes

A short hour away in Hartford, CT and located at 250 Columbus Blvd, we have the amazing Connecticut Science Center for all ages. Right now, in fact, there's a great traveling Mindbender Mansion exhibit full of mystery, puzzles, clues, and ...

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Giveaway: Renegades Home Game

Giveaway: Renegades Home Game

Schedule Available HERE Individual Game Tickets Available HERE. Season Passes and Flex Passes also available Summer Camp Info Available HERE Post Game Fireworks Dates June: 13, 14, 20, 26 July: 1, 3, 5, 11, 12, 29 August: 8, 9, 15, ...

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GIVEAWAY: Hercules at Carmel Cinemas!

GIVEAWAY: Hercules at Carmel Cinemas!

Hercules Jul 25 Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord. Stars Dwayne Johnson and ...

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Guide: Camp Guide 2014

Guide: Camp Guide 2014

Welcome to our 2014 Camp listings! We are please to bring you some featured, local camps including karate, theater, and sports camps! Plus we've included the town and recreation camps. With the large variety of ages and interests, we hope ...

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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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