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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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April is National Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month and recently, new numbers about Autism diagnoses were brought to the forefront. Currently, 1 in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder (CNN Health).Our family lives it every day; our son Marky, now 11, ...

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April Showers Bring … A Reason to Play in the Rain

April Showers Bring … A Reason to Play in the Rain

April showers bring … Of course, we know that the common way to complete that phrase is "May flowers," but what if this April we played it a little differently and looked at April showers as a reason to play ...

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Get Ready for the Beach with Trunki's PaddlePak

Get Ready for the Beach with Trunki's PaddlePak

The first day of spring has tempted me into daydreaming about days at the beach with the family. If I close my eyes I can feel the sun on my face, the scent of surf and sunscreen tickle my nostrils ...

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Macaroni Made ~ Fence Gutter Garden

Macaroni Made ~ Fence Gutter Garden

Does your child LOVE to play in the dirt? How about learn new things? Would you like to help them eat more fruits and vegetables? If you said YES to at least one of the above, you might be looking ...

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Macaroni Guide ~ Local Area Farmer's Markets

Macaroni Guide ~ Local Area Farmer's Markets

Below are some listings of local Farmers Markets. If you know of any others, either leave the information in a comment below or send me an email and I will add them to the list. Hickory Farmers MarketMeet local farmers, ...

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South Mountains State Park TRACK Trail

South Mountains State Park TRACK Trail

Over the past few years, the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation's Kids in Parks program has been installing a network of kid-friendly hiking trails, called TRACK Trails, in communities throughout North Carolina. Working together with partners throughout the country, the Blue ...

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Hickory Community Theatre's "Les Miserables" ~ TICKET GIVEAWAY

Hickory Community Theatre's "Les Miserables" ~ TICKET GIVEAWAY

Hickory Community Theatre's production of the classic musical "Les Miserables" opens May 9th in the Jeffers Theater in downtown Hickory. The fourteen show run continues through June 1 with performances at 7:30pm on Thursdays, 8pm Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30pm ...

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