A Note From the Publisher

A Note From the Publisher

Hi Macaroni Kid Families~Hot enough for ya? Remember when we had the eternal winter and we swore we'd never complain about the heat? I had to remind myself of that these past few days! Be sure to catch the 5 ...

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Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School

Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School

In 2004, PA Leadership Charter School, (PALCS) opened its doors to 340 students educated by eight teachers, but it now serves over 2600 students and has a faculty of 147 highly qualified teachers. The class of 2016 consisted of 281 ...

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Work From Home Guide

Work From Home Guide

It seems like there are opportunities to work from home popping up all over, which is great for a mom who might want some added income, along with some flexible work hours. You probably even have friends that have home-based ...

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chloe+isabel Semi-Annual Sale on now! Save up to 65%

chloe+isabel Semi-Annual Sale on now! Save up to 65%

Inspired by a “Provence meets Paris” take on French country chic, chloe+isabel is a unique classically-chic yet eclectically-cool jewelry and accessories brand based out of NYC (that I am super excited to share with you!) Our jewelry is nickel & ...

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2016 Summer Camp Guide

2016 Summer Camp Guide

It's time to start thinking about summer activities for the kids. There are some terrific local camps featured and you'll find contact information, program highlights, website links, photos and more in the 2016 Camp Guide. You'll find camps near Malvern, ...

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5 Fun Things To Do This Week - 7/20/16 - 7/27/16

5 Fun Things To Do This Week - 7/20/16 - 7/27/16

Five Fun Local Things to Do This Week:1. Tours at Historic Sugartown2. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe performance 3. $1 Mommy and Me Art Class4. Shakespeare in the Park5. $5 Fridays at Delaware Children's MuseumFor weekly updates on ...

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A Mom's Guide to Working From Home

A Mom's Guide to Working From Home

Macaroni Kid West Chester had the chance to ask some local women who are currently working from home for the "real scoop" on what they do, why they love it and why it works well for them. Read their responses ...

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Get Your Giggle On – It’s Good for You

Get Your Giggle On – It’s Good for You

It's been said that kids laugh 300 times each day. No question it's one of the most human of behaviors. It's also good for the mind & body. In fact, laughing is known to reduce stress, boost immune and yes ...

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Water Bottle Wind Twirlers

Water Bottle Wind Twirlers

We love making things out of what would otherwise end up in the recycling bin after using. We don't often use water bottles anymore, but recently had some for a party we hosted, so we saved a few of them ...

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Kids Eat Free and Other Meal Deals

Kids Eat Free and Other Meal Deals

Need a break from the kitchen? Enjoy a night out on the cheap! If you know of any family fun meal deals, cheap eats, or FREE food at a local restaurant, please let us know so we can add it ...

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Local Spots to Catch an Outdoor Movie

Local Spots to Catch an Outdoor Movie

These local spots are holding outdoor movie events this summer. Check each individual site for more specifics and consult the Macaroni Kid calendar for events throughout the summer. Check back here for updates and additions! Eagleview Town CenterJune 15, 2016June ...

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Back the Blue - A Pay-It Forward Playdate

Back the Blue - A Pay-It Forward Playdate

A local group of moms from the group MomAdvice will be gathering at Kerr Park for a "Back the Blue Playdate" at Kerr Park in Downingtown. Join us for a fun afternoon- meet your fellow MomAdvicers, enjoy the park, and ...

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2016 Festivals & Carnivals in Chester County

2016 Festivals & Carnivals in Chester County

2016 Festivals and CarnivalsThe Chester County Area has many fun festivals and carnivals to entertain your family. Find links and information below for a great event near you. If you know of or are an organizer for any other local ...

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101 Ideas for Summer Fun

101 Ideas for Summer Fun

Click here for a printable list of101 Ideas for Summer FunFor weekly updates on all things local subscribe - it's FREE - to West Chester Macaroni Kid!

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Daily Events

Daily Events

To find your daily dose of family fun, simply click on the "Calendar Events" link. Find all of the July events here.There are events listed daily, many of which are free or low-cost. While we do our best to confirm ...

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Discount Tickets to Nearby Attractions

Discount Tickets to Nearby Attractions

Ticket discounts are offered by some local Parks and Recreation Departments as well as some local food stores. Check the links below for more information. Some require cash payment, check the site for details. Downingtown - DARCWest Chester Parks and ...

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Summer Reading Programs - 2016

Summer Reading Programs - 2016

Find information on local library programs and Summer Reading Program kick-off dates below! The theme this year is "On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!" Contact your local branch for more information. Avon Grove Summer Reading Program Kick-off June 11 Chester ...

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We Love Guest Writers

We Love Guest Writers

- Do you like to write?- Do you have a local park, hike or other great spot that you want to review for other moms and dads?- Do you have tips or parenting advice... activity ideas... a great craft or ...

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