December 13, 2013
Only a few more days until Christmas! What is your favorite holiday tradition?
In this week's newsletter:
White Christmas Snack Mix
Cookie Cutter Ornaments
Holiday Recipes Made Easier with Reynolds Bakeware
Cirque Dreams: Holidaze
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White Christmas Snack Mix is an easy option because, well, there's no real "recipe" involved.
First, create a base of "white." A few options include:
3 fun and easy DIY projects that use what you have on hand!
These ornaments are easy enough for everyone to create, so take some time to create some holiday memories, a new decoration, and even a new tradition that will last for years to come. These also make great gifts or gift tags.
Impress your friends and family by roasting a turkey or ham in Reynolds Bakeware. Bakeware makes cooking and transporting a cinch. It’s made with heavy-duty aluminum, so you don’t have to worry about spilling juices. And the bright-blue exterior is stylish enough for serving. You can see how well they work with this enjoyable bacon-infused turkey recipe:
Bacon Wrapped Turkey Recipe
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Macaroni Kid Review
"Wow!" "Amazing!" "How do they DO that???!!" Those are all comments that I heard, and spoke, throughout the Cirque Dreams: Holidaze performance. This Cirque Dreams performance has a holiday theme that allows younger audience to instantly connect with familiar holiday music. Older children will be awed by the unbelievable and jaw dropping acts. Arionna loves to hula hoop, so she was super impressed by the performer who performed hula hoop tricks.
I was most awe stuck by the Ice act. One of the men does a head stand on top ...
|As Jackie Robinson changes baseball, a time-traveling boy changes, too. This engaging, family-friendly show about a time traveling Little Leaguer plucks all the right heartstrings. Joey Stoshack jumps back in time to witness Jackie Robinson break the baseball color barrier for a school project. When Joey’s skin color changes in the process, he learns how different the world can look and how important it is to have a hero.|
Where: The Space Theater at The Denver Center for Performing Arts Complex, Speer & AraphoeWhen: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (We also have evening performances.)Who: It's a perfect show for a llittle league team outing, one-on-one parent/child time for a T-ball, baseball, or sofeball lovers or families with children ages 8+How: Purchase tickets online, at the Box Office, or by calling (303) 893-4100.Cost: Tickets start at $24. Save 20% with promo code MacKid!For more info: The Denver Center for the Performing Arts
Where: 2001 Colorado Boulevard, DenverWhen: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: All ages!How: Just show your CO id!Cost: FREE!For more info: DMNS
Where: Erie Community Library, Meeting Room, 400 Powers Street, ErieWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AMWho: This club is open to kids ages 6-13 who can build independently.How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: Erie Community Library
Where: Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St, LouisvilleWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Birth to age 6 with a caregiverHow: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: 303-335-4849
Where: All local Lowe's storesWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMWho: Kids in grades 1-5How: The workshop is FREE but registration is HIGHLY suggested as they have run out of materials at past workshops. If you are not at the clinic by 10:15am, your kit may be given to others that are present at the clinic. RegisterCost: FREE!For more info: Build and Grow Clinics
Where: Michaels, 410 Marshall Rd, SuperiorWhen: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Ages 3 and upHow: Register at and cash register for a 30 minute session.Cost: $2.00For more info: Michaels
Where: Lafayette Public Library, 775 W. Baseline Rd., Lafayette, Children's areaWhen: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AMWho: All agesHow: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: Gingerbread Storytime
Where: Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St, LouisvilleWhen: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PMWho: Ages 5-10How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: 303-335-4849
Where: Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St, LouisvilleWhen: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PMWho: Teens grades 6 - 12.How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: 303-335-4845
Where: Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St, LouisvilleWhen: 6:00 PM - 8:15 PMWho: Teens grades 6 - 12.How: Please pre-register.Cost: FREE!For more info: 303-335-4845
Where: Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce Street, LouisvilleWhen: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PMWho: 13 -17; under 13 with parental permissionHow: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: Anime Club
Where: Dillard's Lower Level Court, Flatiron Crossing, One West FlatIron Crossing Dr, BroomfieldWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: http://www.mallkidsclub.com/flatironcrossing/winterfun2013/
Where: Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St, LouisvilleWhen: 2:00 PMWho: Ages 2-5How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: 303-335-4849
Where: Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St, LouisvilleWhen: 3:00 PMWho: Ages 6-12How: Just show up!Cost: FREE!For more info: 303-335-4849
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