This Week's Highlights

This Week's Highlights

Our calendar is jam-packed with holiday events for the season. Check out our Holiday Happenings and Holiday Performances articles as well as our event listings for all the details. Have a great week! Calendar * Website

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Salt Dough Ornament

Salt Dough Ornament

Every year I like to make a Salt Dough Ornament with my kids and hang it on the tree. This is such a simple craft to do with your kids and can make great gifts for grandparents or a gift ...

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Holiday Happenings

Holiday Happenings

If you are ready for holiday fun, you are in luck. Here is a summary of local holiday activities for you and your family to enjoy this season. Be sure to see our Holiday Performances article (coming soon) for all ...

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Holiday Performances

Holiday Performances

Walnut Creek/Local Area Performances: The Nutcracker - Contra Costa Ballet a one hour version that is great for families with young children. Nov. 25th - Nov. 27th - Where: Lesher Regional center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek ...

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String Cheese Reindeer

String Cheese Reindeer

Cute, easy winter snack! What you need: String Cheese Small Pretzels Slice of Ham (or two) Cream Cheese (tiny bit to "glue" eyes and nose on) Raisins Baby Carrot What you do: 1. Prep the ingredients. Unwrap the string cheese. ...

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Portable North Pole's Free Santa Videos Bring Christmas Magic to Life

Portable North Pole's Free Santa Videos Bring Christmas Magic to Life

Portable North Pole 2016 (PNP) brings the magic of Christmas to life with personalized video messages and calls directly from Santa to give children and grown-ups a glimpse into the enchanting North Pole village. As the number 1 mobile Santa ...

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Fall Recreation Class Guides

Fall Recreation Class Guides

Our local city recreation departments offer a vast array of classes and programs to enrich the lives of residents of all ages. From preschool programs to dance classes and sports for the kids to fitness, cooking, career training and more ...

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Farmers' Markets

Farmers' Markets

Clayton Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM May 14th - Aug. 27th, 2016 Location: 1028 Diablo Street, Clayton Website (search on Clayton) Concord Tuesday 10:00 AM -; 2:00 PM Year Round Thursday 4:00 PM -; 8:00 PM April 21st - ...

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Museums, Zoos & More!

Museums, Zoos & More!

MUSEUMS:Note: Check out Discover & Go or Museums on Us by Bank of America for ways to get a free ticket to local museums. Bay Area Discovery Museum - Sausalito Great museum for younger kids with lots of play opportunities. ...

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Weekend Fun Guide

Weekend Fun Guide

Your kids grow up fast. If you are looking for family fun here is a list of museums, zoos, and other amusement venues. Before you know it your kids will be busy with activities, sports, homework and friends and will ...

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Kids Eat Free!

Kids Eat Free!

Here is a listing of area restaurants that offer free Kid's Meals with the purchase of adult meals. Promotions change so it is a good idea to contact the restaurant ahead to ensure the promotion is still in effect. This ...

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MACARONI KID IS GROWING! SIGN UP FOR OUR NEIGHBORING EDITIONS!

MACARONI KID IS GROWING! SIGN UP FOR OUR NEIGHBORING EDITIONS!

Did you know that Macaroni Kid is in communities all across the country as well as in Canada and a few other countries? We continue to grow daily and I am so excited to see the recent growth spurt we've ...

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Mothers' Clubs

Mothers' Clubs

Joining a mothers' club is a great way to meet other moms with young children. Mothers' club provide meals for new moms, playgroups, mom nights out, parent education, family picnics and many more activities, usually for a small annual fee ...

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