WELCOME TO MACARONI KID Hickory/Western Piedmont!

WELCOME TO MACARONI KID Hickory/Western Piedmont!

Thanks for joining us! We are here for NC Western Piedmont area moms and dads, grandparents and caretakers too, who love finding fun, family-friendly events and things to do in Hickory, Lenoir, Newton-Conover, Morganton, Taylorsville and surrounding areas. New to ...

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5 Reasons to Read with Your Child... and They Are Not What You Think

5 Reasons to Read with Your Child... and They Are Not What You Think

I know you have probably seen lots of research about reading to your child; much of that research is related to success in school. I have been teaching for 15 years in the public school system and can attest to ...

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Fill Up Your Kids' Love Tanks on National Compliment Day

Fill Up Your Kids' Love Tanks on National Compliment Day

com·pli·ment: a polite expression of praise or admiration an act or circumstance that implies praise or respect congratulations or praise expressed to someone. National Compliment Day is celebrated yearly on January 24th, and what a great day to focus on ...

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FREE Positive Parenting Workshops Help Parents Manage Challenges

FREE Positive Parenting Workshops Help Parents Manage Challenges

Being a parent can be incredibly rewarding … and incredibly challenging. There are FREE workshops available to you that will help you manage the big and small challenges of raising kids. Equip yourself to create a family life with more ...

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Discover the Dinosaurs Unleashed ~ TICKET GIVEAWAY

Discover the Dinosaurs Unleashed ~ TICKET GIVEAWAY

Learn, discover and explore the mystery of prehistoric life while having fun in a unique hands-on exhibit when Discover the Dinosaurs UNLEASHED roars into the US Cellular Center in Asheville on Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29, 2017. Read ...

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Harlem Wizards Are Coming to Town ~ TICKET GIVEAWAY

Harlem Wizards Are Coming to Town ~ TICKET GIVEAWAY

The FUNTASTIC and HIGH-FLYING Harlem Wizards are coming to town for some #SLAMTASTIC Fun!! Hildebran Elementary School is hosting the Harlem Wizards and their Tricks, Hoops and Alley Oops! at East Burke High School in Connelly Springs on Sunday, February ...

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5th Annual Macaroni Kid Gold Daisy Awards ~ NOMINATIONS OPEN!

5th Annual Macaroni Kid Gold Daisy Awards ~ NOMINATIONS OPEN!

Macaroni Kid Hickory/Western Piedmont is once again on a quest to find the places families love in our community: your favorite businesses, service providers, places to play and more! Macaroni Kid's Gold Daisy Awards recognize the most beloved local businesses ...

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WINTER FUN in and around Hickory ~ Your ULTIMATE GUIDE

WINTER FUN in and around Hickory ~ Your ULTIMATE GUIDE

Winter blues? Not this year! Here's your list of fun winter activities around the local area to entertain, stimulate and exhaust your kids all season long! When you visit these places, please mention you saw them on Macaroni Kid!FIRST THINGS ...

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