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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 things to do in Hickory, Lenoir, Newton-Conover, Morganton, Taylorsville and surrounding areas. New to us? Click ...

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Giveaway ~ Celebrate summer with FREE ICE CREAM!

Giveaway ~ Celebrate summer with FREE ICE CREAM!

What's better on a hot summer day than a frozen treat? How about a FREE frozen treat? In honor of National Ice Cream Month, Macaroni Kid Hickory/Western Piedmont is celebrating summer by treating one lucky subscriber and their family to ...

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Show Us Your Local Summer Fun ~ Win Crawdads Tickets!

Show Us Your Local Summer Fun ~ Win Crawdads Tickets!

Macaroni Kid Hickory/Western Piedmont is proud to be your source of 411 on local family fun and this summer we want to see you and your families enjoying yourselves at events, venues and places throughout the local area! Submit your ...

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New Hope Moravian Preschool ~ Now Registering for Fall

New Hope Moravian Preschool ~ Now Registering for Fall

Serving Catawba County for 20 years, the Children's Morning Out Program at New Hope Moravian Church offers students ages 18 months to 4 years old a positive learning experience. Located on Sandy Ford Road in Newton, our mission is to ...

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"Planes: Fire & Rescue" ~ In Theatres July 18th

"Planes: Fire & Rescue" ~ In Theatres July 18th

“Planes: Fire & Rescue” is a new comedy-adventure about second chances, featuring a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfire. The animated film hits theaters in 3D on Friday, July ...

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This Week's Local Family Movie Showings

This Week's Local Family Movie Showings

Lots of places around the local area are hosting family movie showings through the summer months. They are listed on our calendar on the appropriate days, but for your reference, below is a list of movie showings this week to ...

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The Fresh Beat Band Live in Concert ~ Sat, Aug 23

The Fresh Beat Band Live in Concert ~ Sat, Aug 23

Back by Popular Demand! The Fresh Beat Band Live in Concert Saturday August 23rd at Carowinds in Charlotte, NCSee The Fresh Beat Band AND gain admission to Carowinds for less than a regular day's admission to the park! This ticket ...

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Five Fun Family Indoor Ideas to Beat the Heat

Five Fun Family Indoor Ideas to Beat the Heat

When the scorch of summer is showing its teeth, chances are staying inside in the comfort of air conditioning is the best alternative. For families, being holed up together indoors can sometimes leave you with limited space and in need ...

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101 Summer Boredom Busters ~ Your Ultimate Guide to Local Fun

101 Summer Boredom Busters ~ Your Ultimate Guide to Local Fun

What's the one phrase all parents hate to hear from their kids during school break? "We're bored," of course! Well, not this summer... Here's your list of 101 summer boredom busters to entertain, stimulate and exhaust your kids all season ...

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Other Local & Helpful Links and Information

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