May 16, 2013
- Win an iPad Mini!
- Kids Bowl FREE All Summer
- Part-time Princess by Deborah Underwood
- Happy Mother's month!
- Getting Ready for Spring/Summer Outdoor Fun
- Pipe Cleaner Butterflies
- Sunday Crepes
- This Week's Calendar
- Plan Ahead
- All The Ways To Make Use of Macaroni Kid
- Kids Eat Free or Cheap
- Public Library Directory
Contest runs May 15-June 15
You heard right! Between now and June 15, every new subscriber to any of the 500+ Macaroni Kid editions will have a chance to win and iPad Mini! Help us get the word ...
SOME MORE INFORMATION ON THE PROGRAM
- You can sign the kids up at multiple centers but you will need to create another account. Only one unique email address can be used to open an account, so you will need to register with another email address.
- If ...
May Book Club Title
Part-time Princess is a perfect balance between all things princess and a fearless girl who stands up for herself. This princess loves glamour, but she is also ...
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We here at Nampa Macaroni Kid would like to wish all the mamas out there a Happy Mother's Day! We hope you have a wonderful relaxing day filled with lots of memories.
Are you a mom running a business? As a mom, it is sometimes really hard to juggle work and being a parent. As a thank you for all your do I am offering all local mom owned businesses a Free business directory listing through the end of the year! (a $50 value). You will also be entered ...
It's been a long winter for some of us in northern climates, but it looks like it's finally spring and time to get ready for outdoor activities.
Here’s part of my spring to-do list to help you get ready for kid-friendly outings.
- Check “spring” jackets and rain coats to see if they fit.
- Check out last year’s rain boots and try them on.
- Locate ball caps and sun hats.
- Spend some time with your kids trying on summer shoes, t-shirts, and shorts to ...
Construction Paper or colored card stock
Markers, crayons or anything else you want to use ...
- 1-1/2 cups whole milk (I rarely have whole milk and have used almond milk, skim milk, and combinations of whatever is in the house)
- 3 large eggs
- 3 Tablespoons sugar (I've used Stevia, only used 2 Tablespoons, again...forgiving)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Scant 5 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted.
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 ...
Where: Nampa Rec CenterWhen: n/aWho: Ages: 8-14How: Grab your suits and come get wet!Cost: FREE with NRC admissionFor more info: 468-5777
Where: Nampa Bowl - 485 Caldwell Blvd. NampaWhen: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Come on over or you can call Nampa Bowl for lane availability (208) 466-0881Cost: $1.00 per game/per person and $1 for shoes per personFor more info: Nampa Bowl or call 466-0881
This weeks movies are: Oz the Great and GI Joe Retaliation
Where: Terrace Drive In Theatre - 4011 S Lake Ave. CaldwellWhen: 9:25 PM (Box Office opens at 8:15 PM)Who: All agesHow: Bring your blankets,pillows and your favorite goodies!Cost: $7 ages 12-up / Kids 11-under FREE any night! Seniors $1 off any nightFor more info: (208) 455-1433 or Click Here
Where: Nampa Recreation Center - 131 Constitution WayWhen: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Upcoming Babysitter Training: June 15, July 20, August 17)Who: Kids ages 11-15 years oldHow: Register early to secure your spot! Click Here to register.Cost: $45 NRC Member / $50 Non-MemberFor more info: Click Here or call 468-5777
Where: 14th & Front Historic Downtown NampaWhen: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Come see what the Market has to offerCost: No Fee's unless you buy from the Vendors
5/25 Craft your hero doll
6/01 National drawing day
Where: Michaels Craft StoreWhen: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Come on byCost: $2 per child
Where: Griffiths Park - 2218 Griffiths Parkway, CaldwellWhen: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM (Sunday Noon-6pm)Who: FamiliesHow: Come enjoy a fun filled day of cultureCost: Free-May purchase items from vendors
Where: Nampa. Starts at Amity- continues along 12th Ave.When: 11:00 AMWho: All agesHow: Bring the familyCost: Free
Where: Caldwell YMCA - 3720 Indiana AveWhen: 6:00 PM - 11:00 PMWho: 7th grade-12th grade boys and girls. (Must show school ID for admission)How: Register and pay at the doorCost: $4.00 members / $6.00 non-membersFor more info: Call the YMCA at 454-9622
Where: Visitors Center Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge 13751 Upper Embankment Rd NampaWhen: 10:00 AM (Reading times are 10am and 2pm)Who: Preschooler and Kindergarten aged kidsHow: Bring the kids and spend some time at the Refuge!Cost: FREE
Where: Nampa Bowl - 485 Caldwell Blvd. NampaWhen: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Come on over or you can call Nampa Bowl for lane availability (208) 466-0881Cost: $1.00 per game/per person and $1 for shoes per personFor more info: Nampa Bowl or call 466-0881
Where: Reel Theatres - Nampa & Northgate Overland TheatresWhen: 10:00 AM (Showtimes Vary)Who: FamiliesHow: Check out their times online.Cost: Admission is just $1 per person! Snacks are also available for sale.
Where: Jabbers-1210 Galleria Dr. Nampa (Between JcPenny and the Edwards Stadium).When: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PMWho: Kids ages 1-10yrs.How: Bring the kids for a day of fun!Cost: $15 for a family entrance *must be from the same family(siblings)For more info: (208) 442-5482
Where: Nampa Rollerdrome 19 10th Ave SouthWhen: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (Session also from 6-8:00 PM and on Fridays from 3:30-5:30pm)Who: All agesHow: Bring the kids!Cost: $3.50 plus skate rental
Where: Wilson Ponds, Nampa (Take me Fishing Trailers are also located throughout the Treasure Valley, See Fish and game site for other locations)When: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Upcoming Take Me Fishing Trailer events are: June 20, June 27 TIMES MAY VARY)Who: FamiliesHow: All Gear is provided, just show up! Look for the complete list of fishing trailer events on the Fish and Game website HERECost: FreeFor more info: Call the Fish and Game Nampa Office for more info. 465-8465
“Hotel for Dogs” by Lois Duncan.
The Walkers are moving to a new town, and staying with an aunt who's allergic to dogs. Too bad for Andi and her brother Bruce, who love dogs -- and happen to meet a stray that needs help.
Come discuss this great BOOK!
Where: Nampa Public LibraryWhen: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PMWho: Families *Young children must be supervisedHow: Just stop byCost: FreeFor more info: Joyce Gergen 468-5830 [email protected]
*Children must eat all their food at the park and in the designated area. No food can be taken home.
Where: Locations vary throughout Canyon CountyWhen: n/aWho: Kids ages 1-18 years oldHow: Find a location Here.Cost: FreeFor more info: For exact locations and more information, please call 208-459-6000. www.oasiswc.org
prepare their child for reading success. Snacks provided.
Where: Southwest District Health WIC Community Room - 13307 Miami Lane – CaldwellWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:30 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Just stop inCost: FreeFor more info: Laura Abbott 468-5819
Where: Lloyd Square, NampaWhen: 5:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Bring the family, enjoy some music and foodCost: Free entrance, may purchase food and beverages from vendorsFor more info: Click here
Where: Caldwell Municipal Pool - 512 Harrison, CaldwellWhen: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PMWho: All agesHow: Grab your suits and enjoy the summer cooling off at the pool!Cost: Under 18-$2, Adults 18+ $3, Seniors $.50
Season Passs= $125 family, $50 individual, $40 individual childFor more info: 459-4369 click here for website
June 22nd-Odd life of Timothy Green
July 19th-The Blind Side
August 2nd-Here comes the Boom
August 16th-the Hobbit
September 7th-Hotel Transylvania
Where: Foote Park - MiddletonWhen: 8:30 PM - 10:30 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Bring the family, some snacks, blankets, chairs and enjoy the movie!Cost: Free
Where: Lincoln Park Off Davis Ave in Nampa and Lakeview Water Park off 7th st N in NampaWhen: n/aWho: EveryoneHow: Just come byCost: $1 ages 5-under $2 ages 6-17yrs $3 ages 18-upFor more info: Lakeview 465-2219 Lincoln Pool 465-2218
Where: Caldwell YMCA 3720 S Indiana AveWhen: 7:00 PM - 8:00 AM (Upcoming Kids Nights:)Who: Kids ages 5-11 Years oldHow: Register at the YMCA. Registration after the 20th will result in a $5 fee.Cost: $22 Members/ $33 Non-MembersFor more info: (208) 454-9622
Where: Nampa Civic Center - 311 3rd St S.When: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Dogs and their familiesHow: Register at www.paws4acause.us.Cost: EARLY REGISTRATION $25 (Includes 1 bandana for the pet and 1 shirt for their owner) Can purchase additional t-shirts and bandannas. Requested sizes are guaranteed for earlybird registration, however late registrants sizes will be filled upon availability and are not guaranteed. Registration fee AFTER MAY 25th $30.00For more info: www.paws4acause.us.
This Month: Lawn Mower Pencil Holder (presented by Merlin Entertainments Group)
Next Month:Come Out and Play with the Fun of "Despicable Me 2"!
Where: Your local Home Depot / 2003 Cassia St. NampaWhen: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Kids ages 5-12 years oldHow: Come join us and have fun. No Pre-registration required!Cost: FreeFor more info: (208) 461-6476 or Click Here
Families are invited to come, sign-up for our Summer Reading Program, enjoy games, and check out prizes from Community Vendors!
Where: Nampa Public Library - Parking LotWhen: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Bring the kids for some fun at the Library!Cost: FREEFor more info: Information Desk 468-5803
Where: Lions Park-Mondays (10:30am) / Liberty Park-Tuesdays (11:45am) / Lakeview Park-Wednesdays(11am) / Indian Creek-Thursdays (12pm)When: Traveling Playground is every week Monday-Thursday until August 15thWho: Kids of all agesHow: Bring the kids and enjoy the fun activitiesCost: Free
Join us as we watch a movie based on Kami Garcia's acclaimed novel Beautiful Creatures.
Light refreshments will be served.
Where: Nampa Public LibraryWhen: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM (First Thursday of the month)Who: Grades 7-12 are welcomeHow: Come on byCost: FreeFor more info: Ashley Garmire 468-5895 [email protected]
Where: Anywhere in the state of Idaho that fishing is permittedWhen: n/aWho: All agesHow: Round up the family and grab a rod and reel, supplies and sunscreen and enjoy the dayCost: Free - no fishing license requiredFor more info: Idaho Fish and Game
10:00 AM BioBlitz Festival and Kids’ Fishing Day events begin
10:00 AM Boat trip to net fish*
10:00 AM Introduction to birding walk
10:30 AM-2:30 PM Insect-collecting expeditions (every hour on the half hour)
11:00 AM Boat trip to net fish*
11:00 AM Introduction to birding walk
12:00 PM Introduction to nature photography walk
1:00 PM Plant walk (tentative)
2:00 PM Introduction to nature photography walk
Where: Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center- Corner of Florida & Roosevelt, Lake LowellWhen: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PMWho: All agesHow: Just come on by and enjoy the festival! If you would like to attend an event that requires pre-registration call 467-9278 to register.Cost: Free
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Jade Garden- Kids eat free
Wendy's-Kids meals $1.99 after 4pm
Ihop- 1 kid eats free per purchase of adult entree, does not include drink (4-10pm) *Must mention promotion to server ...
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