EDITOR'S NOTE: Weekend Event Highlights!

EDITOR'S NOTE: Weekend Event Highlights!

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Mine was very enjoyable with lots of great food, stories and family time. One of our annual traditions is attending Bethel Winterfest and the Tree Lighting the day after Thanksgiving. My daughters ...

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GUIDE: Annual Town Tree Lightings & Holiday Festivities

GUIDE: Annual Town Tree Lightings & Holiday Festivities

Stony Hill Tree Lighting Ceremony, Bethel, Nov. 19Kick off the holiday spirit of giving at the Stony Hill Tree Lighting Ceremony and Food Drive hosted by the Stony Hill 4 Corners on Saturday November 19th. Food drive all day. Tree ...

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GUIDE: Volunteer & Donation Opportunities this Holiday Season

GUIDE: Volunteer & Donation Opportunities this Holiday Season

While the holidays tend to be hectic (ok, it's mass chaos at times!), volunteer work and charitable activities are a great opportunity for you and your family to slow down and enjoy the spirit of the season together. It's never ...

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EVENT: Danbury's Annual Light the Lights, Sat. Dec. 3

EVENT: Danbury's Annual Light the Lights, Sat. Dec. 3

On Saturday, December 3rd, the eve of National Cookie Day, Santa Claus, riding a firetruck courtesy of the Beckerle Hose Company, will arrive at Library Plaza, at Main & West Streets in Danbury CT, accompanied by a lighted fire truck ...

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EVENT: Bethel Gingerbread House Festival, Sun Dec. 4

EVENT: Bethel Gingerbread House Festival, Sun Dec. 4

We are proud to be sponsoring this year's Bethel Gingerbread House Festival to benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Greater Danbury. It will be held on Sunday, December 4th from 12-4PM at the Bethel Municipal Center, 1 ...

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GIVEAWAY: Ride a Vintage Train to Visit Santa, Weekends Dec. 4-18

Santa will be visiting the Danbury Railway Museum again this year! So bundle up the kids and take a ride in a vintage train through the historic railyard to visit him. The event will take place on Saturdays and Sundays, ...

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NewArts Presents: A Christmas Carol, Dec. 9-22

NewArts Presents: A Christmas Carol, Dec. 9-22

NewArts, a nonprofit organization based in Newtown, CT, is producing its first winter production -; Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol -; in partnership with Walnut Hill Community Church. The production features more than 120 local performers and stage technicians of ...

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PLAN AHEAD: Danbury Music Centre's The Nutcracker, Dec. 9-11

PLAN AHEAD: Danbury Music Centre's The Nutcracker, Dec. 9-11

Tickets for the Danbury Music Centre's annual performance of the Nutcracker are now on sale. This wonderful Danbury tradition features over 200 dancers, accompanied by the Danbury Symphony Orchestra. The Nutcracker performance dates are December 9th at 7:30 pm, December ...

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EVENT: Night at the North Pole, September 10th in Danbury

EVENT: Night at the North Pole, September 10th in Danbury

It's that time of year... the holidays are near... and it's time to book a room at the North Pole! A Night at the North Pole is coming to Danbury on Saturday, December 10th from 6pm -; 10pm at the ...

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GUIDE: What's Playing at Local Movie Theaters This Week?

GUIDE: What's Playing at Local Movie Theaters This Week?

Welcome to our Movie Listings column! Check here each week to see which family movies are playing at our local theaters. We will only list movies that are rated PG or PG-13. Showtimes vary so please click through to the ...

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GUIDE: Plan Your Next Birthday Party!

GUIDE: Plan Your Next Birthday Party!

Planning a birthday party? We've rounded up some of the best birthday party businesses in the Greater Danbury area to choose from. Click on the business name to see their full listing. Be sure to let them know you read ...

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MACARONI DEALS: Save on Fun Things to Do All Year Long!

MACARONI DEALS: Save on Fun Things to Do All Year Long!

Did you know that being a Macaroni Kid reader helps you save on fun things to do all year long? Check out these year-round LOCAL deals! Save $15 on classes at Music Together of Greater Danbury! Save $20 on Stroller ...

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GUIDE: Kids Meal Deals

GUIDE: Kids Meal Deals

Don't feel like cooking tonight? We've compiled a list of Greater Danbury area restaurants that offer specials on kids' meals on certain days. These offers can change without notice, so please call the restaurant before you head out the door. ...

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DIRECTORY: Local Libraries and Park & Rec Departments

DIRECTORY: Local Libraries and Park & Rec Departments

There are always so many fun events happening at our local libraries and park and recreation departments! Special programs are listed in our calendar but please follow the links below to find more information on weekly storytimes.LibrariesDanbury Library - ChildrenDanbury ...

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GUIDE: Local Playgroups and Clubs

GUIDE: Local Playgroups and Clubs

Do you have a playgroup that's looking for new members? We're looking to expand this article/listing to include multiple playgroup options for our readers. Email us at meghanf@macaronikid.com if you'd like to include your information. The Danbury Family Learning CenterThe ...

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PET ADOPTION CORNER: Meet Dobby

PET ADOPTION CORNER: Meet Dobby

Stamford, CT: Meet beautiful little Dobby, who is about 10 months and is looking for a forever home. She is a bit of a special needs girl, and requires someone with Doberman experience. Dobby does have a "pelvic bladder" that ...

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