Top Picks of the Week: July 4th Guide, Summer Concerts, Parades

Top Picks of the Week: July 4th Guide, Summer Concerts, Parades

See our Guide to July 4th Celebrations in Greater Lowell for information to plan your holidays!Check out our event calendar for some fun events this week: Summer concerts in Dunstable, Billerica, North Chelmsford, Pepperell, and Chelmsford (weather permitting!) Lowell Spinners ...

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July 4th Celebrations in Greater Lowell

July 4th Celebrations in Greater Lowell

Ayer -- July 4 Ayer has a day-long celebration on Saturday July 4th, starting with a parade downtown at 3:00 (leaving from St. Mary's Church), children's activities, vendors and food from 4-9 PM at Pirone Park, 17 School St, Ayer, ...

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Playground Review: Ronan McElligott Playground in Westford

Playground Review: Ronan McElligott Playground in Westford

Thank you to reader Shari Bartholomew for submitting this review of the Ronan McElligott playground in Westford! If you would like to submit a review of a local playground, please email barbarae@macaronikid.com. All reviews are welcome!Ronan McElligott Playground Edwards Beach, ...

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Nominate Your Favorite Travel Destination!

Nominate Your Favorite Travel Destination!

Help Macaroni Kid Family Travel recognize the most beloved travel destinations for kids & families! Who do parents turn to when they want to find the best hotels to stay at, cruises to embark upon, museums to discover, or aquariums ...

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Red, White, & Blue Sparkle Cookie

Red, White, & Blue Sparkle Cookie

Start an annual tradition when you whip up a batch of these Yummy Red, White, & Blue Sparkle Cookies for July 4th! They are great for picnics, family treats or midnight snacks and, best of all, they are easy to ...

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Go Summer Exploring with Homemade Binoculars!

Go Summer Exploring with Homemade Binoculars!

There's still lots of summer to explore! It may be in your backyard, at a local park or at an farther away vacation destination. Get your kids into "explorer mode" by crafting up a set of homemade binoculars.Here's what you ...

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Three Legal Documents Every New High School Graduate Must Have

Three Legal Documents Every New High School Graduate Must Have

See below for a special offer for Macaroni Kid readers!Presenting another important article by Attorney David Feakes at The Parents Estate Planning Law Firm. Protecting your children and your estate is vital, and Attorney Feakes can ensure that your family ...

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Strawberry Picking Guide for Greater Lowell

Strawberry Picking Guide for Greater Lowell

Fresh strawberry season is upon us! Kids love strawberry-picking (and eating) so bring them along to the fields. Very young ones can watch from a stroller, toddlers and preschoolers can pick with you while you teach them about careful walking ...

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Farmers Markets in Greater Lowell ~ 2015

Farmers Markets in Greater Lowell ~ 2015

Local farmers markets are kicking into gear to bring the best of fresh, locally-grown and prepared food to local towns. All markets feature fresh produce and many also have bakeries, local honey, artisans, pasture-raised meat, fresh fish, gourmet cheese and ...

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Summer Camp & Activity Guide -- new camps added!

Summer Camp & Activity Guide -- new camps added!

We have some great local summer camps and programs in this year's Summer Camp & Activities Guide! There are so many fun and educational local camps, offering everything from cooking to dance to technology to swimming.Below is a brief description ...

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Book Your Macaroni Kid Marketing Package Now!

Book Your Macaroni Kid Marketing Package Now!

Frustrated with traditional expensive print advertising? Reaching customers, especially local parents, is all about being online these days. Marketing and public relations have undergone an enormous change in the past 10 years, and small businesses need to be active online ...

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