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Things to Do in Johnstown, Laurel Highlands, Altoona Pa.

Things to Do in Johnstown, Laurel Highlands, Altoona Pa.

Happy Thanksgiving to all! Stay warm this week! Julie Macaroni Kid Johnstown/Laurel Highlands/Altoona sends out only ONE newsletter per week...if you are getting more than that, I can remove your name from additional e-mails! Just e-mail me @ [email protected]

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"Say Thanks to Teachers" This Season!

"Say Thanks to Teachers" This Season!

And the Winning School is....It was soooooooooooo close!!Congratulations to.....Richland Elelmentary School!We will be in touch with further info!I met Nikki from The Serene Bean Espresso Catering during one of my WTAJ segments (view their segment here) and was so impressed ...

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Toy time Review: Steve Spangler Science

Toy time Review: Steve Spangler Science

Do you have a budding scientist at home? With almost 25 years of experience in making science fun for kids, Steve Spangler Science has come out with a new way to introduce and encourage kids to try science with his ...

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Toy Time Preview: Creativity for Kids

Toy Time Preview: Creativity for Kids

We had the pleasure of hearing Creativity for Kids co-founder Phyllis Brody talk about her experience volunteering at her child's elementary school. She called it "turkey syndrome" how when most kids, when presented with the same craft materials and an ...

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3 Reasons to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

3 Reasons to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

As a resource in and for the community, Macaroni Kid is a strong advocate of and supporter for Small Business Saturday, a celebration of small businesses and local communities across the United States. That's why we're encouraging everyone to play ...

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Too Much Turkey?

Too Much Turkey?

That 23-pound turkey you purchased seemed like a good idea idea, at the time, didn't it? Of course, post-Thanksgiving, you have too much leftover turkey and don't know what to do with it all. After the first few turkey sandwiches, ...

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Disney Jr. "Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy" Movie Premier!

Disney Jr. "Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy" Movie Premier!

Darkness descends on Enchancia when Sofia the First's magic amulet is stolen and falls into the wrong hands and brings a curse onto the new Princess, Ivy. Amber and Sofia team up with special guest Rapunzel to prevent Ivy from ...

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Tis’ the Season for Sharing and Caring

Tis’ the Season for Sharing and Caring

The holiday season is just around the corner, and so is winter germ season. From gift buying, to decorating, to school activities, to baking, and the to-do list goes on and on; this time of the year is one in ...

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Kids' Day Out Program

Kids' Day Out Program

Johnstown, PA (Nov. 24, 2014) -; Parents can breathe a sigh of relief on snow days and holidays with The Learning Lamp's Kids' Day Out (KDO) program. It offers child care on days when school is not in session, but ...

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Toy Time Review: 15 To Zero by Simply Fun

Toy Time Review: 15 To Zero by Simply Fun

Simply Fun toys have been a Friend of Macaroni Kid for a while. With their philosophy of "to build smarter kids and stronger families through the power of play" they are a perfect fit. Add in award winning games and ...

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Toy Time Review: Firetek Bow by Zing Toys

Toy Time Review: Firetek Bow by Zing Toys

"The Hunger Games" and "Brave" have brought the sport of archery to a whole new group of kids and if you have a wannabee Katniss at home, you might want to look into this toy!We got to test out the ...

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Community Family Resources

Community Family Resources

This is a new space where we will add resources that are helping to improve our area. Know of others? Please let me know at [email protected] that Care

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FREE MADD WORKSHOPS

FREE MADD WORKSHOPS

Johnstown, PA (Oct. 31, 2014) -; Have you talked to your kids about the dangers of drugs and alcohol today? If not, why not? Children of parents who talk to their teens regularly about drugs are 50 percent less likely ...

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Advice for Bullying Prevention

Advice for Bullying Prevention

Editor's note: I got to meet Barron during one of my segments at WTAJ Central PA LIVE and thought what he had to say was worth sharing with you!Here is the WTAJ Central PA LIVE video segment from that day.It ...

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Welcome to Westmont Hilltop Recreation Commission

Welcome to Westmont Hilltop Recreation Commission

The Grove 1000 Edgehill Drive • Johnstown, PA 15905 • 814.539.1877 West Hills Recreation Commission LTD and the Greater Johnstown Community YMCA have teamed up. The YMCA manages all programs offered at facilities that fall under the direction of the ...

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“Dancing Like A Star For Autism”

“Dancing Like A Star For Autism”

The next ACRP & Beginnings, Inc. annual “Dancing Like A Star For Autism” event is on Saturday, February 7, 2015, at the Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center. Doors Open at 6:00 (cash bar), with dinner buffet at 6:30, dance competition ...

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