Welcome to Macaroni Kid - the place to find this week's family fun!

Welcome to Macaroni Kid - the place to find this week's family fun!

Welcome to this week's edition of Asheville Macaroni Kid! Packed full of this week's family fun in Asheville and Buncombe County. Wondering what to do with the kids this week in Asheville? We've got you covered. Take a few minutes ...

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Fun Fest and Kidzone 2016 at Dancing Bear Toys

Fun Fest and Kidzone 2016 at Dancing Bear Toys

We're so excited for this year's festival! Fun Fest is a free festival for kids featuring your favorite local businesses. We invite a dozen independent businesses and nonprofits to set up booths in the parking lot of our Asheville store. ...

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Peppa Pig Live! Coming to Asheville - Giveaway!

Peppa Pig Live! Coming to Asheville - Giveaway!

Based on eOne's popular Peppa Pig television series, Peppa Pig's Big Splash is a fully immersive musical production featuring a dozen familiar and original songs, as well as a sing-a-long. In Peppa Pig's Big Splash, the nursery roof is leaking ...

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After School Fun (and more!)

After School Fun (and more!)

Looking for a way to help your child grow in confidence and self-esteem? Extracurricular classes could be the answer. Here are some businesses around our town that offer art, gymnastics, dance, karate, recreational opportunities and hands-on STEM learning activities for ...

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10 Tips for Stay-at-Home Moms Returning to Work

10 Tips for Stay-at-Home Moms Returning to Work

You left your business-world career for a do-it-all career staying home with your kids. You've bonded with them, made mom friends, and had hundreds of play dates. You've laughed and cried and gone crazy a time or two. You've felt ...

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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

This September, Snoopy, the world-famous beagle, is serving as Honorary Chair for Library Card Sign-up Month. The goal of this campaign, which is sponsored by the American Library Association, is to put a library card in every child's hand and ...

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Free Entrance to National Parks for All Fourth Graders

Free Entrance to National Parks for All Fourth Graders

Hey fourth graders! See America's natural wonders and historic sites this year ... for FREE!Last year, President Obama created the youth initiative Every Kid in a Park so fourth graders and their families could discover our wildlife, resources, and history ...

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Kids eat FREE or cheap. Great spots around town.

What parent isn't looking for a deal? Here are some of the restaurants around our town that offer free or reduced meals for kids. I am always looking for more places to add. If you know of a restaurant that ...

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Best Places to Pick Apples in our area

Best Places to Pick Apples in our area

Stepp's Hillcrest Orchard 221 Stepp Orchard Dr., Hendersonville, 828-685-9083 Pick you own apples (or grapes or pumpkins) and shop in their Country Market with apples, pumpkins, apple cider, apple butter and apple gifts. Take a ride on the farm wagon ...

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The Bookmobile is rolling to a neighborhood near you!

The Bookmobile is rolling to a neighborhood near you!

The Bookmobile is rolling to a neighborhood near you! Our FREE Pre-K program features fun activities like story time, puppet shows, arts & crafts,and much more! Children can choose books to check out from our library, and weekly attendance earns ...

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What to do, What to do?

What to do, What to do?

So summer's over and the kids have gone back to school. Seemed like it would last forever, then it was over in a heartbeat. So now it's time to get back into the schedule, the system, the routine. Packing lunches, ...

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Mom Connections and Support Groups.

Mom Connections and Support Groups.

Here is a list of support groups for moms: I have tried to confirm this information but if you have questions or are a first time visitor to the group PLEASE call or email to confirm the date and time ...

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Storytimes and Toddler Times at the Library

Storytimes and Toddler Times at the Library

Enka Candler Monday: 10:30am -; Bounce'n Books -; Movement story time for all ages; 11:30am - Baby PLAYdate Wednesday: 10:30am -; Preschool Story Times (ages 3-5) Thursday: 10:30am -; Toddler Times (18-36 month) Fairview Tuesday: 11am -; Mother Goose Time ...

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