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A Video Note From Your Publishers

A Video Note From Your Publishers

We're trying something new this week. Here is a YouTube video I created, highlighting some of the important things in our newsletter this week. Please leave a comment to let me know what you thought!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhuC39o6460Have a wonderful week!

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BLT Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta Salad

Who doesn't love the flavor combination of bacon, lettuce and tomato - especially in warmer weather? This BLT Pasta Salad combines all the flavors of the classic sandwich in a option that can be served as a side dish at ...

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BROADWAY PHENOMENON “HAIRSPRAY”  HITS THE DUTCH APPLE THEATRE STAGE

BROADWAY PHENOMENON “HAIRSPRAY” HITS THE DUTCH APPLE THEATRE STAGE

Let the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre take you back to the '60s with the Tony Award winning Hairspray playing August 14 through September 20, 2014. This mega-hit is piled bouffant high with laughter and romance as well as deliriously tuneful ...

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Macaroni Mom's (and Dad's) Night Out!

Macaroni Mom's (and Dad's) Night Out!

When was the last time that you went out and did something JUST FOR YOU? Think hard... Come on! You know that it's happened in the past 6 months, right?Well if you are like most of us (me included) it ...

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Macaroni Review: Creatacard App on iPad

Macaroni Review: Creatacard App on iPad

I was recently given the opportunity to review the new Creatacard app from American Greetings. I have never seen anything like this before. Not only do you get to create your own card to send to someone, but for just ...

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New Experiences for the "Same Old" Zoo

New Experiences for the "Same Old" Zoo

The zoo is a great family outing any time of the year. Whether you visit your hometown zoo or take a quick trip to a neighboring community to experience their zoo, it's an adventure that can appeal to families with ...

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See Thomas & Percy at Strasburg Rail Road

See Thomas & Percy at Strasburg Rail Road

Congratulations to Heather M., winner of the family 4-pack of tickets to see Thomas and Percy at the Strasburg Railroad!Thomas and Percy are both coming to Strasburg Rail Road! Visit them from September 13-21 for their National Debut! Day out ...

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Sight Word Scavenger Hunt

Sight Word Scavenger Hunt

Working on sight words is a tedious task for most kids and even boring for some. To make it more interactive for my son, we created a "sight word scavenger hunt." It makes reviewing the same words day after day ...

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Take Better Cell Phone Pictures

Take Better Cell Phone Pictures

We see them everywhere. At the playground, school plays, concerts, birthday parties, graduations and weddings. They come in all shapes, sizes and colors and we can't live without them. Cell phones are changing the way we view - and even ...

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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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101 Local Summer Boredom Busters!

101 Local Summer Boredom Busters!

Summer break is right around the corner, which means sleeping a little later, cookouts, swimming, and spending time with friends. But, we know that you may start hearing that phrase that no parent looks forward to: "I'm bored!" We thought ...

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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! Congratulations to our April Birthday Club winner Morgan K.! You will be receiving your prize in the mail shortly!May Sponsor: Cruise One Wyomissing ...

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