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Get Your Tickets to the Show...Any Show! Letter from the Editor

Get Your Tickets to the Show...Any Show! Letter from the Editor

Were you one of the lucky people who saw Rhythmic Circus and "Feet Don't Fail Me Now!" at the BCPA last week? Wow, they were spectacular, weren't they?!Throughout the show I could not stop thinking about how fortunate we all ...

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There's a NEW Children’s Choir Program in Bloomington-Normal!

There's a NEW Children’s Choir Program in Bloomington-Normal!

An exciting new singing opportunity for children has begun in Bloomington-Normal, and is not only aiming to promote excellence in musical training, but also in the development of quality young people as well. Music Connection's "Community Choristers" is a children's ...

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What's So Great About Open Gym? Lots of Things!

What's So Great About Open Gym? Lots of Things!

You might have noticed that Bloomington-Normal Macaroni Kid often has open gyms from a few different local facilities on our calendar. If you've never attended an open gym time, but have wondered what they are all about, here's a list ...

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"Pirate School!" Coming to the BCPA Friday, Jan. 30 at 7pm

"Pirate School!" Coming to the BCPA Friday, Jan. 30 at 7pm

Congratulations to Chris R.! You have won a family 4-pack of tickets to "Pirate School!". Look for an email from me shortly. Ahoy there, mateys! Ready for Pirate School!? Blimey! You haven't heard of Pirate School!? During Pirate School! the ...

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15 Children’s Books that Celebrate Diversity

15 Children’s Books that Celebrate Diversity

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day this past Monday, here are some favorite books from our shelf that celebrate diversity, teach acceptance and self-confidence, while also encouraging conversations about important life lessons between you and your child. It ...

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Kid Sushi Bar!

Kid Sushi Bar!

No worries...no raw fish in this Sushi! These are great "hands-on" treats to make at birthday parties, send to school instead of cupcakes, or just make on a random afternoon to keep the kids busy! Ingredients: Dried apricots Ready-made Rice ...

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Family Friendly Businesses in Bloomington-Normal

Family Friendly Businesses in Bloomington-Normal

Bloomington-Normal is the home of many businesses that cater to parents and their children. We are proud to represent many of these businesses in our e-newsletter and website. If you need a referral for a local business or service be ...

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It Takes A Village: Local Moms' Groups and Play Groups

It Takes A Village: Local Moms' Groups and Play Groups

You know the saying: "It takes a village to raise a child." It's so true! Whether you are a new parent, a soon-to-be mom, or a mother of 3 like me, at one time or another we all need advice, ...

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Kids Eat Free or Cheap!

Kids Eat Free or Cheap!

By request, here is our Kids Eat Free or Cheap listing! If you know of any restaurants that should be added to this list, please email me at [email protected]*Restaurant's prices and promotions subject to change at any time. Please call ...

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Get the Most Out of Your Macaroni

Get the Most Out of Your Macaroni

Welcome to Bloomington-Normal Macaroni Kid! Here's some information to help you get the most from our site! Manage Your SubscriptionsWith your free subscription to Bloomington-Normal Macaroni Kid you will receive a weekly email with all the family-friendly events and activities ...

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