This Week in Greater Lowell

This Week in Greater Lowell

Click HERE to view the entire newsletter in your browser! This week: See our July 4th Guide for all the local festivities and fireworks! New playground review! Rachel visited the Patti Mason Playground behind Roudenbush Community Center in Westford Check ...

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July 4th Fireworks and Celebrations 2016 in Greater Lowell

July 4th Fireworks and Celebrations 2016 in Greater Lowell

Here's our list of 2016 Independence Day celebrations and fireworks in Greater Lowell! To stay in the KNOW, sign up for our FREE weekly email newsletter HERE! Each week, you will a new list of family-friendly events in Greater Lowell ...

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Farmers Markets in Greater Lowell ~ 2016

Farmers Markets in Greater Lowell ~ 2016

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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Playground Review: Patti Mason Playground at Roudenbush in Westford

Playground Review: Patti Mason Playground at Roudenbush in Westford

Thank you to reader Rachel Ward-Sullivan for submitting this review of the Patti Mason Playground at Roudenbush Community Center in Westford! If you would like to submit a paid review of a local playground, please email barbarae@macaronikid.com for advance approval ...

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Check Your Smartphones at the Door

Check Your Smartphones at the Door

I've started a new policy at my house when kids come here to play. I'm still feeling my way through it and sometimes forget, but my goal is to ask all kids to check their smartphones and iPods at the ...

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REVIEW: littleBits Gizmos & Gadgets Kit

REVIEW: littleBits Gizmos & Gadgets Kit

Special Offer: MACARONI KID READERS CAN ENJOY 10% OFF Through July 2! Includes ONLY: Gizmos and Gadgets, Synth Kit, Smart Home Kit, and Arduino Coding Kit Cannot be used with the educator discount or chapter discount Cannot be stacked with ...

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Things to Do This Summer in Greater Lowell

Things to Do This Summer in Greater Lowell

Find your family fun in Greater Lowell this summer! Local Summer Fun for Kids and Families in Greater Lowell 130+ Day Trips and Road Trips for Family and Kids in New England Water Play in Greater Lowell (pools, beaches, splash ...

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Patriotic Fruit Pops

Patriotic Fruit Pops

These festive pops contain simple ingredients and supplies. Each layer needs to be added slowly, but the patriotic result is worth the wait. Makes four 3 oz pops. You will need: Pureed strawberries (approx 4 oz total)* Coconut milk (we ...

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Plan-Ahead Classes and Events in June & July

Plan-Ahead Classes and Events in June & July

Registration is open now for the following classes. To enroll, check the link for more information or email or call the school or teacher directly.ArtClass: It's All About Summer Art Workshop for Grades 3-6Location: Roudenbush Community Center, 65 Main St, ...

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Sign Up Now for the Free Macaroni Kid Summer Reading Program

Sign Up Now for the Free Macaroni Kid Summer Reading Program

Sign up now for the Macaroni Kid Summer Reading Program, and your kids age 1 to 14 can earn fun rewards from local sponsors!Have you heard of summer brain drain or summer learning loss? It's real! Studies say that kids ...

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2016 Strawberry Picking Tips and Local Picking Guide

2016 Strawberry Picking Tips and Local Picking Guide

Fresh strawberry season is upon us! Kids love strawberry-picking (and eating) so bring them along to the fields. It's a special experience to actually show them how our food is grown and harvested. Helping to pick a fruit or veggie ...

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Birthday Party Guide -- updated with new listings!

Birthday Party Guide -- updated with new listings!

Planning a birthday party? The local businesses below can help! Click the business name to learn more about their services and see any special offers for Macaroni Kid readers.Would you like to add your business to our Birthday Party Directory? ...

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Tips on How to Make Macaroni Kid Work for YOU!

Tips on How to Make Macaroni Kid Work for YOU!

Welcome, new readers! Lowell Macaroni Kid offers lots of information on local family events, activities and resources. We've put together this list of tips on how to get the most out of the resources we offer. Heading out the door? ...

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Work From Home Guide

Work From Home Guide

Are you looking for a career change, an opportunity to work from home, or some extra income? Take a look at the Lowell Macaroni Kid Work From Home Guide!Our Work From Home Guide includes local businesses and direct sales teams ...

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How Do I Add An Event to the Macaroni Kid Event Calendar?

How Do I Add An Event to the Macaroni Kid Event Calendar?

Do you work or volunteer for a local business, recreation department or community organization that holds family-friendly events? Do you wonder why your events aren't appearing in our event calendar? We can't list them if we don't know about them! ...

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Planning Your 2016 Marketing? Contact Us for Info!

Planning Your 2016 Marketing? Contact Us for Info!

Advertising with Lowell Macaroni Kid is effective, easy and very affordable. Just choose a 1, 3, 6 or 12 month plan at the Standard or Premium level. Standard campaigns cost as little as $135 per month and include: Website and ...

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Shop From Home Guide: Arts, Crafts & Direct Sales

Shop From Home Guide: Arts, Crafts & Direct Sales

The Lowell Macaroni Kid Shop From Home Guide includes local moms and dads who make unique arts and crafts or provide a direct sales service from home. We meet many local artisans and salespeople who work hard to create beautiful ...

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