Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Memorial Day, celebrated this year on May 25th, is about much more than going to a parade and the unofficial start of summer. It is a day of remembrance of those who have died serving our country. Here are some ...

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Father's Day Gift Giving Made Easy with Normal Parks & Rec! *GIVEWAY!*

Father's Day Gift Giving Made Easy with Normal Parks & Rec! *GIVEWAY!*

In search of a Father's Day gift that is fun for the whole family? Normal Parks and Recreation is offering great deals on Major League Baseball tickets and trips throughout the summer!Just need tickets? Enjoy an upcoming Cardinals game for ...

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Patriotic Activities for Kids on Memorial Day!

Patriotic Activities for Kids on Memorial Day!

Each year on the last Monday in May, we celebrate Memorial Day -; a day to honor all soldiers who have died serving the United States of America. With just a little preparation, the simple Patriotic activities, and games below ...

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Deadline Extended to Apply for YEP Technology Scholarships!

Deadline Extended to Apply for YEP Technology Scholarships!

HCC's Community Education department is offering six, full scholarships for Youth Enrichment Program (YEP) technology classes this summer. The summer camps are for students entering grades 3-5 or 6-8. The need-based scholarships are part of a grant from the Youth ...

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How to Build a Fairy Gnome House

How to Build a Fairy Gnome House

Legend has it that if you build a tiny house in your yard, you just might attract a fairy or gnome. Here are a few tips for making your magical guest feel right at home.Step 1. Grab a basket and ...

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Cool Berry Flag Cake

Cool Berry Flag Cake

This cool, refreshing "cake" does double-duty for the summer holidays of Memorial Day and July 4th.You'll Need: 10 sheets graham crackers 3 tablespoons sugar 4 teaspoons butter, melted Light whipped topping, room temperature (for easy spreading) Strawberries, sliced Blueberries How ...

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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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