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Happy Halloween!.. Letter from the Editor

Happy Halloween!.. Letter from the Editor

When I was a kid I had a teacher who loved to sing. At the end of day she would sit at a piano in our class and lead us in sing-a-longs. Many years later (more than I care to ...

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Like Working With Kids? Earn Your Early Childhood Education License!

Like Working With Kids? Earn Your Early Childhood Education License!

The field of early childhood education provides an opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of young children, their families, and society at large. Professionals in the field of early childhood education have a dramatic ability to affect ...

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Circus Flora Coming to Bloomington on Nov. 22 at 7pm *GIVEAWAY!*

Circus Flora Coming to Bloomington on Nov. 22 at 7pm *GIVEAWAY!*

A Winter Fable is a classic fairy tale with an edge of romance and deceit. Fabulous family fun where symphony and the circus arts are only the beginning of this spectacle! Come join the Illinois Symphony Orchestra and Circus Flora ...

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Family Glow Ride Saturday, November 8 at Tipton Park North Shelter

Family Glow Ride Saturday, November 8 at Tipton Park North Shelter

The first ever Family Glow Ride will take place Saturday, November 8 at 6 pm. The Bloomington Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department invites families and friends to adorn their bikes with glowing and illuminated décor and join the free ...

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Invite the Switch Witch Over This Halloween

Invite the Switch Witch Over This Halloween

Does the Switch Witch visit your home on Halloween? Wait. What? You've never met the Switch Witch? Well, let's take a few minutes to introduce her so that she can make a stop at your house this year! On Halloween ...

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2014 Bloomington-Normal Area Halloween Events! *Updated*

2014 Bloomington-Normal Area Halloween Events! *Updated*

Trick or treating is always fun, but if you are looking for other ways to get the most out of those costumes, here's a round up of Halloween happenings in Bloomington-Normal and a few just a short ride away. Click ...

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"The cobwebs in my house just became decorations. Thanks, Halloween!"

"The cobwebs in my house just became decorations. Thanks, Halloween!"

"The cobwebs in my house just became decorations. Thanks, Halloween!"I just came across a meme with this quote today and couldn't help but laugh. Here's why: earlier this weekend I noticed a big web stretching from our porch light to ...

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Apple Season Made Easy with Chiquita Apple Bites

Apple Season Made Easy with Chiquita Apple Bites

Nothing tops the fragrant smell of cinnamon baked apples wafting through your home, or an impressive, yet simple, appetizer made from apple slices. As moms, we love apple season because it brings with it a plethora of healthy and affordable ...

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Haunted Houses in Central Illinois: Enter Here for a Scary Good Time!

Haunted Houses in Central Illinois: Enter Here for a Scary Good Time!

If your tastes run more toward running from zombies and monsters, then we've got a list for you! No wee pumpkin patches or cheerful scarecrows for you! Instead, get ready to feel the chills up your spin, the breath on ...

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Apples, Pumpkins, Corn Mazes and Fall Fun in Central Illinois

Apples, Pumpkins, Corn Mazes and Fall Fun in Central Illinois

I love the golden glow of fall! So many great places pop up and then are gone again as the calendar turns to November. Make sure you get out there and really embrace the season and make some memories that ...

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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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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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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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