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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2016 Summer Camp Guide ~ Local Programs for Your Kids!

2016 Summer Camp Guide ~ Local Programs for Your Kids!

Summer break is almost here and now is the time to finalize the plans for how your kids will spend the upcoming months off from school. There are a number of great local programs to choose from and you're sure ...

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Featured Camp ~ CVCC Summerscapes

Featured Camp ~ CVCC Summerscapes

CVCC Summerscapes 20162550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory828-327-7037ctoney@cvcc.edu Visit website Summerscapes is an enrichment program held on the Catawba Valley Community College campus each summer for children ages 6 to 17 years of age. Over 70 classes are offered in a ...

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Featured Camp ~ St Stephens Lutheran School

Featured Camp ~ St Stephens Lutheran School

St. Stephens Lutheran Summer Camp2304 Springs Road NE, Hickory828-256-2166celtic3mom@yahoo.comVisit WebsiteSt. Stephens Lutheran "World Adventures" Summer Camp is for rising 1st grade through 5th grade. Campers will explore the world around them through "Cool Science" activities, indoor/outdoor games and water play, ...

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Featured Camp ~ Catawba County 4-H Summer Fun

Featured Camp ~ Catawba County 4-H Summer Fun

Catawba County 4-H Summer FunAgricultural Resource Center, 1175 South Brady Ave, Newton828.465.8240http://catawba.ces.ncsu.edu/donna_mull@ncsu.edu4-H Summer Fun is sponsored by North Carolina Cooperative Extension and provides day classes and trips designed to encourage youth to learn new things, develop new skills, and explore ...

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Featured Camp ~ Stretch-n-Grow of Catawba County

Featured Camp ~ Stretch-n-Grow of Catawba County

Stretch-n-Grow Summer Campsheld at First United Methodist Church, 311 Third Avenue NE, Hickory828.302.5236 hmay@stretch-n-grow.comwww.stretch-n-grow-foothills.comStretch-n-Grow, the Fabulously Fun Fitness Program for preschoolers, plants seeds of good health in children AND their families. By participating in our Stretch-n-Grow programs, kids learn to ...

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GIVEAWAY ~ Win a FREE Week of Camp at Foothills Gymnastics

GIVEAWAY ~ Win a FREE Week of Camp at Foothills Gymnastics

School is almost out and it's time to make plans for your kids' summer vacation! In addition to bringing you the scoop on so many wonderful programs featured in our 2016 Summer Camp Guide, hundreds of happenings on our calendar ...

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GIVEAWAY ~ Win Crawdads Baseball Game Tickets!

GIVEAWAY ~ Win Crawdads Baseball Game Tickets!

Take the family out to the ballgame! Enter to win tickets to a Hickory Crawdads baseball game over Memorial Day weekend! Click HERE to complete the entry form! Bonus entries for liking, sharing and/or commenting on any posts about this ...

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Ten+ Local Places for a Family Bike Ride

Ten+ Local Places for a Family Bike Ride

Family bike rides make for a fantastic family activity, spending quality time together, while getting some healthy exercise as well. It's a great way to unplug and connect with nature and with one another. Here are some wonderful places to ...

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The Villas at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

The Villas at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

We are an active family, often choosing to spend our vacations walking through a metropolitan city or hiking for miles in the great outdoors. But during our recent visit to Amelia Island, I saw my family do something different: slow ...

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Family-Friendly Getaways, Day Trips & Vacation Ideas

Family-Friendly Getaways, Day Trips & Vacation Ideas

Looking for day trip, weekend getaway or vacation ideas for your family? Check out some of our favorites from the MacKid Hickory Travel Log! Stone Mountain State Park - Roaring Gap, NC Riverside Canoe - Crumpler, NC Wahoo's Adventures - ...

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From Our Archives ~ Seasonal Crafts, Activities, Recipes & More

From Our Archives ~ Seasonal Crafts, Activities, Recipes & More

Looking for more? Need ways to entertain, stimulate and exhaust the kids? How about a craft or project to tackle together? Need a good recipe to try out? Check out these seasonal articles from our archives: Crafts/Activities: Spring Basket Craft ...

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Macaroni Guide to Local Area Farmers' Markets

Macaroni Guide to Local Area Farmers' Markets

It's that time of year again... local farmers' markets are starting back up! When it comes to fruits and veggies, fresh is always best. Many markets also offer other items such as breads and baked goods, meats and cheeses, plants ...

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Area Restaurants Where KIDS EAT FREE (or Cheap)!

Area Restaurants Where KIDS EAT FREE (or Cheap)!

Don't feel like cooking tonight? We've updated our list of local restaurants that offer specials on kids' meals on certain days so you can eat out and save money too. Just in case, please always double check with the restaurant ...

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Writers Wanted ~ Get Published, Earn Money & Perks

Writers Wanted ~ Get Published, Earn Money & Perks

- Are you someone who knows what's happening around town?- Do you enjoy writing?- Are you looking for fun ways to be more involved in our community?- Do you have tips or parenting advice... activity ideas... a great craft or ...

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Other Local & Helpful Links and Information

Other Local & Helpful Links and Information

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