April 24, 2012
- Cha-Cha-Changes....Important Updates about Mac Kid
- Imagination Movers Tour- WIN TICKETS
- WIN A Yo Gabba! Gabba Blanket and DVD
- Mac Kid Rockville's Picks of the Week
- All The Ways To Make Use of Macaroni Kid
- French Onion Soup
- Garden Creepy Crawlies
- Together Counts
- Welcome to the Neighborhood SUGO!
- My Medifast Weight Loss Journey
- Jammie Stroll
- Macaroni Planet: Stargazing
- This Week's Calendar
- Plan Ahead
- Have Your Own Sid the Science Kid At Home?
- My Macaroni
- Local Children's Theater Productions
- Kids Eat Free or For Less!
- Thanks to some of our fabulous Site Sponsors!
- Weekly Open Gyms & Storytimes
- Macaroni Kid Saves
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The tour showcases live music, favorite songs and energy to ignite every kid’s imagination. The Rock-O-Matic tour stars Rich Collins, Scott Durbin, Dave Poche, and Scott “Smitty” Smith who will be playing ...
Yo Gabba Gabba Bedding Now Available in All Walmart Stores!
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For more fun, add a Pillow Pal or one of several blankets. There are cuddle pillows, nap mats and much more to choose from.. only at Walmart. If you have a Yo Gabba Gabba! fan in the house, here's an ...
A great place to find out about cool and unique products you want to know about!
SnoozeShade greatly helps to establish proper sleep patterns and habits especially when a baby cannot always be in the ...
All The GREAT ways to use Macaroni Kid!
1. The calendar feature will allow you to see the whole month at a glance to see how you may want to plan ahead for events. The white bar on the left side of the page is the table of contents for this week. You can jump to any of the articles or the events listings by clicking in there and you will still be in the current issue.
2. If you would like to look back at previous issues, scroll down ...
Ingredients4-5 onions sliced4 tablespoons of butter1 teaspoon olive oil2 garlic cloves chopped2 bay leaves2 sprigs of fresh thyme or a teaspoon of dry thymesalt and pepper to taste1 cup dry red wine (you can use a dry white)3 tablespoons ...
My daughter's preschool teacher is the creative genius behind this gardening activity for little ones. My daughter has had so much fun at school watching her "caterpillar" get fuzzier by the day, that we had to create a couple of caterpillars for our garden at home as well.
Nylon stockings (knee highs or cut off at the knee)
6-8 Pipe cleaners
Mix the grass seed and soil in a large bowl.
Have your children fill the stockings with the soil-mixture and ...
Helping Families Achieve Healthier Lifestyles Together!
An Italian Heaven, one small plate at a time!
SUGO Cicchetti is a new idea in Italian dining. Instead of huge, family-style Italian meals that we have become so accustomed to, SUGO serves Italian food, tapas style. The ...
This past week I read an article in a magazine that spoke of various ways to resolve challenges with toddlers, including bedtime. For the most part our nearly 5 year old does ok with bedtime routine, but it does appear over the past few weeks that our household needs to focus a bit more on a wind down routine for her sake…and momma and daddy’s! The one thing that jumped off the page of the story and into my heart was the “Pajama Stroll.” We implemented this new ...
The night sky is full of stories to keep everyone in the family entertained for hours.
There is not much you need to prepare for a successful night.
-map of night sky
-strong flash light to point out constellations
-dim flash light for map (Tip: If light to strong, try a bandanna around the top!)
You can gaze from ...
Where: In front of Macy's, lower level 7101 Democracy Boulevard, BethesdaWhen: 10:30 AM (Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday)Who: Best for ages 6 and under.How: Just show up!Cost: Free
When: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PMWho: Ages 3-5.Cost: $5.
Where: Westland MS, 5511 Massachusetts Ave., Bethesda 20816When: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PMWho: All parents welcomeHow: Register online or call 301-517-5940Cost: Free! Childcare services provided.
Where: Meadowside Nature Center, RockvilleWhen: 7:30 PM - 8:30 PMWho: Ages 3+Cost: $3 Please register and pay for all participants.
Where: Barston’s Child’s Play 1661 Rockville Pike in RockvilleWhen: 10:00 AM - 7:30 PMWho: Everyone welcomeHow: Space is limited so please contact the store to make your appointment today! (301)-230-9040Cost: $25.00 per original appointmentFor more info: www.cutarts.com
Where: White Flint Mall, Centre CourtWhen: 10:30 AM - 11:15 AMWho: Everyone welcome!How: Just show up!Cost: Free!
Where: My Gym Kentlands, 620 Center Point Way, GaithersburgWhen: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PMWho: Everyone welcome! (members and non-members)How: Just show up!Cost: $10 per child. $5 for adults who want to eat. Cash only, please.
Where: The National Theatre in Washington, DCWhen: 9:30 AM (Second show at 11am)Who: All families welcomeHow: Seating is limited!! Tickets are Required, and are distributed without charge one half-hour prior to performance, on a first-come first-served basis, one ticket only, to each person standing in line. Children must be accompanied by an adult who remains present for the entire performance.Cost: FREE!For more info: Saturday Morning at the National has been sponsored exclusively since its inception by
Marriott International, Inc. and The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, Inc. Visit the website.
Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center - 801 Mt. Vernon Place, N.W., Washington, DC 20001When: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Ends at 4pm on 4/29.)Who: Everyone welcome!How: Just show upCost: FREEFor more info: www.usasciencefestival.org
Where: Langley Shopping Center, 1382 Chainbridge Rd, Mclean, VA 22101When: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PMWho: Everyone welcomeHow: Space is limited so please contact the store to make your appointment today! (703) 448-3444Cost: $25.00 per original appointmentFor more info: www.cutarts.com
Appointments also available from 10am-4pm on Sunday, April 29th at Barsons in Arlington: 4510 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22207 (703) 522-1022
Where: Croydon Creek Nature Center, RockvilleWhen: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: All ages welcome!How: Just show up!Cost: FREE
Where: Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College Silver Spring/Takoma Park Campus 7995 Georgia Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20910When: 3:00 PMWho: Everyone welcomeHow: Tickets: 301-608-2232Cost: Children 12 and under: $10, Adults: $15For more info: www.marylandyouthballet.org
Where: Earle B. Wood MS, 14615 Bauer Dr., Rockville 20853When: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (Part 4: 5/14, Part 5: 5/21.)Who: Everyone welcomeHow: Register online or call 301-517-5940Cost: Free! Child care services are provided.
Where: White Flint Mall, North Bethesda, MDWhen: 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (1st and 3rd Wednesdays each month)Who: Ages 1-6.How: Just show up!Cost: Free!
Where: The Arts Barn, Gaithersburg’s premiere cultural arts facility, is located at 311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg.When: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (1st and 3rd Thursdays through June 2012)Who: Preschool agedHow: Just show up! Pay at the door.Cost: $3 per child. Adults are free.For more info: For more information call 301-258-6394 or visit the website.
When: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PMWho: Ages 8-12.How: To register call 301-924-4141 or register online. Grandchildren sign up; grandparents are free!Cost: $10
Where: Located in the Atrium of Cabin John Mall, Potomac, MDWhen: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM (1st & 3rd Friday each month)Who: Everyone welcomeHow: Just show up!Cost: Free!For more info: All activities subject to change without notice. When Montgomery County Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, Cabin John Kids activities will be canceled.
When: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AMWho: Ages 8+.How: No registration required unless you are bringing a group.Cost: Free
Where: AMC Rio Cinemas 18
9811 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg, Md. 20878When: 10:00 AMWho: Everyone welcomeHow: Purchase at the box office on the day of the show.Cost: $4-$6For more info: Visit the website.
Where: Rockville Town SquareWhen: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: Everyone welcome!How: Just show up!Cost: Free!For more info: visit the website.
When: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMWho: Ages 10+Cost: $5.
Where: Rockville Rooftop, 155 Gibbs St., RockvilleWhen: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (Also on 6/3, 9/9 & 10/7)Who: Kids ages 2-10 and their families!How: Buy tickets online or just show up.Cost: $5 in advance, $8 at the door.For more info: In Partnership with Buffalo Wild Wings, Studio-310, Washington Talent and Macaroni Kid Rockville-Gaithersburg. Event is rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, KidzRock will be moved indoors to the 2nd floor VisArts Event Gallery.
When: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AMWho: Ages 3-5Cost: $5
Where: Congressional Plaza 1626 East Jefferson St, Rockville, MD 20852When: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Also on 6/14, 7/12, 8/9, 9/13, 10/25)Who: EveryoneHow: Just show upCost: FREEFor more info: http://www.congressionalplaza.com/mommy/
Where: Montgomery College - Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, 51 Mannakee St, Rockville, MD 20850When: 11:00 AMWho: Ages 8+How: Purchase tickets online.Cost: Adults $7, Seniors, students & children $6.
Where: Rockville Town Square PlazaWhen: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Every 3rd Tuesday of the month)Who: Everyone welcome!How: You can just show up, or register online to be added to their newsletter for updates.Cost: FREE!For more info: Visit the website.
- 5/16: The Great Zucchini
Where: At the Washingtonian Center in the atrium of the RIO Center.When: 10:30 AMWho: Everyone!How: Just show upCost: FREEFor more info: visit the website
Well, You Don't Want to Miss This FREE Event For All Ages This WEEKEND!
USA Science & Engineering Festival Raises Excitement Level in Washington, DC a Notch This April
A visit to Washington, DC in the spring is especially exciting, but this season the “wow” factor in the nation’s capital will rise just a bit higher as the city becomes the site of the 2nd USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo hosted by Lockheed Martin on April 28-29, 2012. The Festival -- with its world-class array of technology, innovators, science celebrities and Nobel laureates as well as amazing hands-on exhibits and stage shows -- is the nation ...
Check out what I consider to be one of the best features of Macaroni Kid...
My Macaroni, as a subscriber you have the ability to check off events that interest you and then will be able to generate a weekly calendar/schedule of events and activities that you don't want to miss out on. You can print it and hang it on your fridge or toss it in your purse. It is a great way to keep track of all the events you do not want to miss, or to share with friends, grandparents or childcare providers so you can all plan a playdate ...
April 4- May 20
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe
June 20 - August 12
The Puppet Co.:
April 12 - June 3
June 8 - July 15
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
July 21 - September 2
Five Little Monkeys
April 27 - June 3
If You Give a Moose a Muffin
June 22 - September 2
(Some deals are for discounted kids meals, or activity nights at local restaurants)
Be sure to call and confirm before heading to the restaurant - offers can change at any time!! Most of these deals are not valid with any other promotion or discount.
- Mama Lucia's Pasta Night - Order one pasta entree regular price and get a second for $4 Dine In or Carryout 5-10pm (Rockville, Bethesda, Olney, Frederick & Silver Spring locations)
- Ambrosia Grill - Buy 2 entrees and get 1 kids meal free 5-9pm
- Eggspectations - 1 free kids meal with purchase of adult entree (Silver Spring)The Stained Glass Pub (Silver Spring ...
A great, free or low cost way to keep your kids entertained!
Do you need to get the kids out of the house? Too hot, or cold, or rainy to go outside to play? Here is a list of local businesses that offer free or low cost weekly story times or open gyms. I suggest arriving early as these events are very popular and fill up quickly. If you find any of these need updating, please let me know right away at [email protected]. Also, since we're heading into summer, you may want to call and confirm these as several ...
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