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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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Vote for Catawba Valley Women's Show's Queen for a Day!

Vote for Catawba Valley Women's Show's Queen for a Day!

The Catawba Valley Women's Show will pick a “Queen for a Day” on September 7, the last day of the two-day event at the Hickory Metro Convention Center. We've taken your entries/nominations and our panel of participating show exhibitors has ...

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Back-To-School ~ Eight Tips For Parents

Back-To-School ~ Eight Tips For Parents

There's more to starting school than just buying notebooks and pencils and throwing the kids on the bus... Parents can use the following eight tips to help their children successfully adapt to the start of a new school year and ...

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A Week of Make-Ahead Breakfast Ideas

A Week of Make-Ahead Breakfast Ideas

Anyone who knows me will tell you that I am not a morning person. I sleep as late as possible, even on school days, which means I don't have a lot of time to get the kids dressed, fed, and ...

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Stretch-n-Grow Health & Fitness Classes

Stretch-n-Grow Health & Fitness Classes

Stretch-n-Grow of Catawba County(828) 302-5236http://[email protected] Minute Weekly Themed Fitness & Health Education ClassesMondays at 9:00 (beginning 9/8/14) or Wednesdays at 1:15 (beginning 9/3/14) Age Appropriate Warm Up Story Creative Cardiovascular Endurance Strength Training Agility, Balance and Coordination Fitness Games SNG ...

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After School Programs at Foothills Gymnastics

After School Programs at Foothills Gymnastics

Foothills Gymnastics920 29th Avenue NE, Hickory, NC [email protected] After School @ Foothills GymnasticsNow Registering for 2014-2015 This after school care provides quality instruction by a staff dedicated to completing school assignments while also offering a physical activity class. Homework, plus ...

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Back-to-School Articles from our Archives

Back-to-School Articles from our Archives

Here are some more "oldie but goodie" articles for Back to School... from our archives!School Bus SafetyBack to School BasicsCrayon Wreath CraftSchool Lunch IdeasHealthy Study HabitsColored Pencil Cup CraftEgg Scramble Muffins RecipeFamily Time ManagementSleeping Tips for Back to School Success ...

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Giveaway ~ Celebrate summer with a FREE frozen treat!

Giveaway ~ Celebrate summer with a FREE frozen treat!

Let's hang on to summer just a little longer! Macaroni Kid Hickory/Western Piedmont is continuing our celebration of these last few weeks of summer by treating one lucky subscriber and their family to a free frozen treat! Enter today to ...

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Thomas Built Buses Hosts Annual Photo Contest

Thomas Built Buses Hosts Annual Photo Contest

As children across the country gear up with their new backpacks, school supplies, clothes and haircuts, parents are reaching for their cameras, ready to capture another milestone with the annual back to school photo. This year, capture that memorable shot ...

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Macaroni Made: Pencil Magnets

Macaroni Made: Pencil Magnets

Supply lists. Permission Forms. Calendars. Artwork. A new school year inevitably brings with it stacks of paper that busy families need to keep track of. Keep the most important ones in plain sight with a school-themed magnet for your refrigerator ...

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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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