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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Strawberry Picking at The Farmers' Daughter

Strawberry Picking at The Farmers' Daughter

May is National Strawberry Month and also strawberry season in North Carolina. Sweet and juicy, strawberries are a favorite fruit among kids and adults alike. This nutrient dense fruit is known for improving the immune system, preventing against various types ...

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5 Ways to Appreciate Teachers All Year Long

5 Ways to Appreciate Teachers All Year Long

Teachers deserve thanks not only during Teacher Appreciation Week, observed annually the first full week in May, but all through the year. Here are five ways that you can thank teachers for all their hard work and let them know ...

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An O-Fish-al Thank You for Teachers and Coaches

An O-Fish-al Thank You for Teachers and Coaches

As the end of the school year approaches, there are sure to be countless teachers and coaches who have played an important role in your child's life. Whether it's the dance or drama teacher, the piano or art mentor, the ...

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Macaroni Craft ~ Mexican Tissue Paper Flowers

Macaroni Craft ~ Mexican Tissue Paper Flowers

Cinco de Mayo (the 5th of May) is a day that recognizes Mexican heritage and pride. These handmade tissue paper flowers are a colorful, cheerful addition to the celebration. It takes just a few supplies, a few folds and a ...

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To My Boys ~ Thanks for Making Me a Mom

To My Boys ~ Thanks for Making Me a Mom

To my boys, I never knew how much motherhood would change my life. Looking back I can now see how unimportant things were that I thought were priority in that moment. Now I can't even remember how life was without ...

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What do Moms REALLY Want for Mother's Day?

What do Moms REALLY Want for Mother's Day?

In 1914 the United States Congress designated the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day, and required that the President proclaim the holiday every year shortly before its arrival. While a Presidential Proclamation is nice, we know what moms REALLY ...

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Mom's Getaway Giveaway ~ Win a stay at Hickory's Hilton Garden Inn

Mom's Getaway Giveaway ~ Win a stay at Hickory's Hilton Garden Inn

The Hilton Garden Inn is the newest hotel in Hickory and Catawba County's first Hilton branded property. Coveniently located in a bustling commercial area, the hotel sits off Hwy 70 at 1320 17th Street Drive Southeast, behind ChickFilA. Settle into ...

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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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Hickory Aviation Museum at Hickory Airport ~ Free Admission

Hickory Aviation Museum at Hickory Airport ~ Free Admission

The Hickory Aviation Museum is a non-profit organization staffed by dedicated volunteers with a common obsession: the love of aviation! It is located at the Hickory Regional Airport at 3101 9th Avenue Drive NW in Hickory in the Phil Yount ...

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