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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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Ten Tips for Raising a Positive, Happy Child

Ten Tips for Raising a Positive, Happy Child

Being a parent comes with its share of tantrums and triumphs. It also comes with its share of advice and personal discovery. Through trial and error, books and education and my support team, I have found these 10 things most ...

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Hickory Parks & Recreation Youth Tennis Program

Hickory Parks & Recreation Youth Tennis Program

Tennis is often called "the sport of a lifetime" partly because once you learn to play the game, you can continue playing for nearly the remainder of your lifetime. It has also been proven to extend the player's life span ...

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"The Clockmaker's Child" at the Green Room Community Theatre

"The Clockmaker's Child" at the Green Room Community Theatre

Don't miss The Green Room Community Theatre's latest all-youth show, The Clockmaker's Child, in its final weekend of performances! Join 28 area youth as they present this magical new fairy tale written and directed by John David Brown, III. The ...

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Spring LEAF Festival ~ TICKET GIVEAWAY

Spring LEAF Festival ~ TICKET GIVEAWAY

LEAF Festival is celebrating its 40th by offering the community its "Global Gratitude" with performing artists from 30 countries. The 40th LEAF features Arizona Music & Entertainment Hall of Famer R. Carlos Nakai (Native American flautist), Donna the Buffalo (Americana ...

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Local Area Easter Egg Hunts & Holiday Fun

Local Area Easter Egg Hunts & Holiday Fun

Here's a comprehensive list of local area Easter fun for your reference! Click on each event title for full description and details. If you know of other events not on the list, please use the submit an event form to ...

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Why Do We Celebrate April Fools' Day?

Why Do We Celebrate April Fools' Day?

It may not be a nationally recognized holiday, but both adults and kids get involved in the celebration of April Fools' Day.So if it's not a "real" holiday, how did it start? No one really knows. No fooling.There are many ...

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2015 Gold Daisy Awards... AND THE WINNERS ARE...

2015 Gold Daisy Awards... AND THE WINNERS ARE...

We searched throughout the Western Piedmont for your favorite businesses that make parents' lives easier and the best local places to entertain, stimulate and exhaust kids. Like the game “She loves me, She loves me not,” our Gold Daisy Awards ...

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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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Other Local & Helpful Links and Information

Other Local & Helpful Links and Information

Macaroni Kid is funded solely by sponsorship and advertising, which keeps our service FREE to our local community. If you are a local business interested in reaching our audience of 8,500+ local families, please email [email protected]

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