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A Note From Your Publishers...

A Note From Your Publishers...

Happy Tuesday! Jen and I are very busy this week getting ready for our Annual Macaroni Kid Meet Up. Tomorrow we will be heading out to Las Vegas for a long weekend to hang out with our fellow Macaroni Publishers ...

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Apple Core Craft

Apple Core Craft

Celebrate the fruits of fall with this adorable apple core craft. Materials Paper plates Red and green Bingo daubers/markers Black crayon Scissors Tape Pencil Directions Draw two curved lines on one side of the paper plate. It should look similar ...

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Halloween Popcorn Balls: Get ready for the holiday

Halloween Popcorn Balls: Get ready for the holiday

Who doesn't enjoy popcorn? And at Halloween time it is even a bigger pleasure when we have a sweeter version…popcorn balls! As moms, we are used to preparing treats for the classroom, giveaways at holiday parties, etc. Put a smile ...

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List of Winners of the 2014 Gold Daisy Awards!

List of Winners of the 2014 Gold Daisy Awards!

Congratulations to these businesses who earned the most votes this year!Best Local Business to Enrich Your Kids:1st - Dance Your Dreams Dance Studio2nd - Yocum Institute3rd - Next Level Martial ArtsBest Local Business to Entertain Your Kids:1st - The Works2nd ...

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Six Tips for a Safe Halloween for Kids and Adults

Six Tips for a Safe Halloween for Kids and Adults

Halloween is not just for kids. Yes, trick-or-treating to collect candy is more fun for kids, but adults like to participate in the fun with decorating and having parties. Here are some tips to keep in mind, so that Halloween ...

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SPANK! The 50 Shades Parody is Coming to Reading!

SPANK! The 50 Shades Parody is Coming to Reading!

SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody is the hilarious new comedy that brings all the naughty fun of the best-selling book to life. Your inner goddess will be laughing out loud with this clever re-imagining of the characters as they come ...

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Corn Dog Muffins

Corn Dog Muffins

With all the carnivals and fairs over the summer, you and your kids have probably eaten your share of Corn Dogs. The ever popular hot dog on a stick, covered in a corn batter, and fried may not be the ...

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Meet Local Candidate, Barry Jozwiak

Meet Local Candidate, Barry Jozwiak

Barry Jozwiak grew up in West Reading. After graduation from high school, he entered the U.S. Navy and received an Honorable Discharge upon completion of his military service. He then enlisted in the Pennsylvania State Police and served as a ...

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2014 Berks and Montgomery Halloween Parade Listing

2014 Berks and Montgomery Halloween Parade Listing

Here is a listing of upcoming local Halloween parades. If there are rain dates, they will be in parenthesis after the original parade date. I will continue to update this as I come across more information.Oley Fire Company Halloween Parade ...

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Macaroni Craft: Make Your Own Dancing Ribbons

Macaroni Craft: Make Your Own Dancing Ribbons

This craft uses supplies that are easily available, is super inexpensive and easy to create. Many can be made quickly without breaking the bank and can even be made out of "used" materials, which makes them great party favors or ...

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Miss Nelson Has a Field Day - Opening Soon!

Miss Nelson Has a Field Day - Opening Soon!

Miss Nelson's students, the Smedley Elementary School Tornadoes, have not won a single game and are the worst football team in the state! So Miss Nelson enlists Coach Viola Swamp to whip the team into shape and save the day. ...

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Information About Local Groups You Can Join

Information About Local Groups You Can Join

Click on the titles of the groups below to be taken to their websites for more information.Berks DadsBerks Dads is a group for Dads from all walks of life who take an active role in our children's lives. This can ...

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YMCA OFFERS FREE ONE-YEAR MEMBERSHIPS TO ALL 7TH GRADERS

YMCA OFFERS FREE ONE-YEAR MEMBERSHIPS TO ALL 7TH GRADERS

The Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA is gearing up for the school year by offering FREE one-year memberships to local 7th Grade students. With access to 17 branch locations, swimming pools, basketball courts, fitness classes and more, the Y is providing ...

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2014 Prize Winners

2014 Prize Winners

Here are the winners from our contests and giveaways:Hands-on House Giveaway - Tina B.Kutztown Folk Festival Tickets - Michelle E. & Allison H.PaddlePak Giveaway - Kelli G.Scooby Doo Live! Musical Mysteries family 4-pack of tickets - Jen. SDisney Jr. Live! ...

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More Local Fun

More Local Fun

Local Day Trip Reviews & Information: Choo Choo BarnPennsylvania ROAROley Turnpike DairyKutztown Folk FestivalSesame PlaceTurkey Hill Experience Local Business Reviews:Giannotti's Berkshire, Fleetwood - RestaurantPaisley & Company, Kutztown - BoutiqueVacation Reviews:Niagra FallsLooking for more family fun outside the Reading-Pottstown area? Check ...

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Kids Eat Free (or Cheap!)

Kids Eat Free (or Cheap!)

DailySmokey Bones2803 Paper Mill RdReading, Pa 19610*On your birthday get a free Chocolate Cake dessert. Adults must show id. *Free Bonus Club. Earn 1 point for every dollar spent. Points are good for free meals, etc.SundaysAustin's Restaurant and Bar1101 Snyder ...

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Macaroni Kid Birthday Club

Macaroni Kid Birthday Club

If you haven't signed up your kids for our free 2014 Birthday Club, you can enter here! We have several wonderful sponsors of our 2014 Birthday Club, who make it possible for us to mail each of your children a ...

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