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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

This past week I traveled to Las Vegas for the 5th Annual Macaroni Kid National Meet Up. It is always a long weekend of learning and laughing with my fellow Macaroni Kid publishers and I look forward to it every ...

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2014 Bloomington-Normal Area Halloween Events!

2014 Bloomington-Normal Area Halloween Events!

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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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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Jamberry Nails: Fun & Fashionable Nails Without the Mess!

Jamberry Nails: Fun & Fashionable Nails Without the Mess!

Independent Jamberry Nails Consultant, Kerry Klein, is excited to share a revolutionary product that will allow you to achieve fun and fashionable nails without the mess of nail polish.Jamberry Nails are easy to apply vinyl, non-toxic nail shields that can ...

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Teal Pumpkins Promote a Happy Halloween for All!

Teal Pumpkins Promote a Happy Halloween for All!

With food allergies on the rise, more and more children are unable to participate in trick-or-treating activities. One way that you can include all children in the Halloween tradition is to place a teal pumpkin outside of your house, signifying ...

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Miller Park Zoo Spooktacular Sunday, Oct. 26. 1pm-3pm

Miller Park Zoo Spooktacular Sunday, Oct. 26. 1pm-3pm

If you're looking for a place to take your little ones this Halloween season, Miller Park Zoo is the place to go. Miller Park Zoo is holding their Zoo Spooktacular event this Sunday, October 26 from 1-3 pm at the ...

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Are You Looking for Something Fun to Do This Winter?

Are You Looking for Something Fun to Do This Winter?

Congratulations to Alicia W.! You have won a free session at Miss Laura's Music Class. Look for an email from me shortly!Miss Laura's Music Class in Uptown Normal is a high-energy music class for children (birth-5 years) and their caregivers. ...

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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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