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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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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

With respect to age, race, religion and socioeconomic status, breast cancer knows no boundaries. In the United States, a case is diagnosed among women every two minutes and worldwide, it is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and the leading cause ...

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Discover the Dinosaurs ~ TICKET GIVEAWAY!

Discover the Dinosaurs ~ TICKET GIVEAWAY!

Discover the Dinosaurs, a hands on exhibit including over 40 animatronic and museum quality dinosaur replicas, roars into U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville November 8th & 9th, 2014. Read on for a chance to win free tickets! Prehistoric times come ...

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Marvel Universe Live ~ TICKET GIVEAWAY!

Marvel Universe Live ~ TICKET GIVEAWAY!

Marvel Universe LIVE! is coming to Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte for six performances November 14-16, 2014. Featuring the most Marvel characters ever assembled in one production, this high-caliber arena spectacular will put fans right in the middle of ...

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Teal Pumpkins Promote a Happy Halloween for All!

Teal Pumpkins Promote a Happy Halloween for All!

With food allergies on the rise, more and more children are unable to participate in trick-or-treating activities. One way that you can include all children in the Halloween tradition is to place a teal pumpkin outside of your house, signifying ...

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Halloween Fun in and around Hickory

Halloween Fun in and around Hickory

Looking for Halloween events in and around the Western Piedmont area? We've got them listed here: trick or treating, festivals, stories, crafts, games, movies and more! If you know of an event not on our list, please use the "Submit ...

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Pumpkin Shaped Crispy Rice Treats Recipe

Pumpkin Shaped Crispy Rice Treats Recipe

Crispy Rice treats are a hit all year round. At this time of year, shaping them into pumpkins makes for a fun activity. To make approximately four dozen bite sized pumpkins you will need: Approximately 6 cups Crispy Rice Cereal ...

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"Connect the Webs" Halloween Activity

"Connect the Webs" Halloween Activity

This activity is an easy addition to a classroom party or even an afternoon at home! Here's what you need: Pieces of paper Black marker 3 pieces of Halloween candy for each activity sheet Here's what you do: Create 3 ...

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60+ Awesome Autumn Activities for Fall Family Fun!

60+ Awesome Autumn Activities for Fall Family Fun!

Cooler temperatures, beautiful foliage, crisp air, falling leaves, fairs and festivals, and more. Fall is a beautiful time of year and a great time to enjoy the outdoors. There are lots of events on our calendar, but be sure to ...

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Other Local & Helpful Links and Information

Other Local & Helpful Links and Information

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