EDITOR'S NOTE: Weekend Event Highlights & More!

EDITOR'S NOTE: Weekend Event Highlights & More!

The countdown is on! School starts in most area schools next week...are you ready? I'm somewhat there. My daughter's Alice in Wonderland themed 4th birthday party is this weekend so I've been so sidetracked with preparations...how does the saying go, ...

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GUIDE: Back-to-School Activities, Classes & More!

GUIDE: Back-to-School Activities, Classes & More!

Welcome to the 2016 Macaroni Kid Back-to-School Guide! We've rounded up some wonderful local businesses that have lots to offer for the 2016-2017 school year. Be sure to let these businesses know that you read about them in Macaroni Kid! ...

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PLAN AHEAD: Macaroni Kid Family Paint Night @ Ben's Bells CT on 9/16

PLAN AHEAD: Macaroni Kid Family Paint Night @ Ben's Bells CT on 9/16

Join thousands of Macaroni Kid reader families around the country in celebrating National Macaroni Kid Act of Kindness Day this September. The Danbury-Bethel-Ridgefield, CT edition of Macaroni Kid invites readers to a Family Paint Night at Ben's Bells CT on ...

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GIVEAWAY: Pre-Sale Pass & Gift Certificate to CT Kids Closet

GIVEAWAY: Pre-Sale Pass & Gift Certificate to CT Kids Closet

Fall is just around the corner and chances are you are starting to raid closets and drawers and making a note of what is needed for back-to-school. Perhaps the kids are also starting Fall sports and will need gear. Or ...

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Coping with Back to School Anxiety

Coping with Back to School Anxiety

It's hard to believe it's already that time of year again, and we're talking about s-c-h-o-o-l! For some kids it's a happy time. They get to be reunited with their friends and they get to move up a grade and ...

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FALL CLASSES: Bach to Rock Ridgefield Now Registering!

FALL CLASSES: Bach to Rock Ridgefield Now Registering!

Bach To Rock (B2R), America's Music School, is happy to announce we're coming to Ridgefield this September and are now enrolling for fall classes! We'll be located at 15 Danbury Road, Suite 5, in the Girolametti Plaza. Bach to Rock ...

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FREE Demo Classes at Music Together of Greater Danbury

FREE Demo Classes at Music Together of Greater Danbury

Music Together of Greater Danbury is now registering for the Fall Semester which begins September 12 and runs 10 weeks. As always classes will include singing, dancing, rhythmic chants, small and large movement activities, and instrument play. Classes will be ...

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Olympic Swimmer Dana Vollmer – On Swimming and Being a Mom

Olympic Swimmer Dana Vollmer – On Swimming and Being a Mom

Anyone else sad that the Rio Summer Olympic Games are over? Our family loved to watch the Olympics and cheering for Team USA but we found ourselves drawn to swimming the most. There was one swimmer in particular that caught ...

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Ladybug Bites

Ladybug Bites

Ladybugs that you can eat! A fun snack your kiddos will love to help make and be happy to eat! Ingredients:Cream cheese Round crackers Grape or cherry tomatoes, quarteredSmall pitted black olives, drainedBalsamic glaze or black piping gel (gel can ...

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GUIDE: Plan Your Next Birthday Party!

GUIDE: Plan Your Next Birthday Party!

All Seasons RentalsWe offer quality rental products for all types of special occasions including but not limited to anniversaries, bar/bat mitzvahs, birthday parties, block parties, sweet 16's, first communions, etc. Our professional and courteous staff is ready and able to ...

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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: 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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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 Lilly

PET ADOPTION CORNER: Meet Lilly

If you're looking for an adorable dog that vaguely resembles a certain wise master from Star Wars then Lilly is your girl. Lilly and her siblings (Tilly & Milly) are absolute darlings, and scarcely weigh two or three pounds. They ...

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