Welcome to Macaroni Kid Brandon!

Welcome to Macaroni Kid Brandon!

Thanks for joining us! We are here for Brandon area moms and dads, grandparents and caretakers too, who love finding fun, family-friendly things to do in Brandon, Riverview, Lithia & Fishhawk, Valrico, Seffner, Plant City & Tampa. New to us? ...

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WIN 4 TIX: TreeHoppers

WIN 4 TIX: TreeHoppers

TreeHoppers, an aerial/zip line adventure park in Tampa Bay, breaks ground this summer and plans to open to the public on September 5th, 2015. Indiana-based White River Zip Lines purchased a 60-acre wooded tract in Dade City on March 2nd. ...

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2015 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

2015 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

Yippee!!! We get TEN DAYS of tax-free shopping this year! This holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 7, 2015, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 16, 2015. During this holiday period, Florida law directs that no ...

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FREE Admission to Glazer Museum with Hillsborough County Library Card

FREE Admission to Glazer Museum with Hillsborough County Library Card

As part of the Glazer Children's Museum's 5th Birthday Celebration and an effort to thank partners who helped us succeed in our first 5 years as the Glazer Children's Museum, we are offering FREE admission days for Hillsborough County Library ...

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101 (and then some) Summer Boredom Busters!

101 (and then some) Summer Boredom Busters!

We've compiled all the info you need to know for summer fun in one place! Know of something we left off? Comment below or email the details to catherinef@macaronikid.com. Have a GREAT summer! First Things FirstSubscribe for FREE to Macaroni ...

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Chick-fil-A AMC Summer Fun Flicks

Chick-fil-A AMC Summer Fun Flicks

Movies for ONE dollar?! Seriously! Come out this summer to see the one dollar kids movies at AMC Regency 20 Theatres. The theatre is located in Recency Square on 60 in Brandon. June 9: The Lego Movie & Harry Potter ...

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Summer Boredom Buster Series: #3: Sock Bubbles

Summer Boredom Buster Series: #3: Sock Bubbles

Summer is here! Are you ready?Join Macaroni Kid in the fun summer long video series with easy crafts to help you and your kids beat the summer boredom blues. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWAUPMuS9WY&feature=youtu.be This week, we are making Sock Bubbles. This craft is ...

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10 Ways to Stop the Summer Slide While Still Having Fun!

10 Ways to Stop the Summer Slide While Still Having Fun!

It happens every summer. Kids seem to gradually forget everything they've learned the past school year. Well, no more. Try these 10 ideas to keep your kids brains in high gear and help them be poised for the best school ...

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The Riddle

The Riddle

Emma, her friends Marty, the merman, Oliver, the octopus, Steve, the starfish, and Wally, the whale, travel to the Florida Keys to solve a mystery that has been guarded for thousands of years. The only way they can find out ...

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Summer BreakSpot Helps Florida Kids Eat Healthy All Summer Long

Summer BreakSpot Helps Florida Kids Eat Healthy All Summer Long

Through the Summer BreakSpot, FREE, healthy breakfasts, lunches and snacks are available to anyone 18 and under all summer long! WHAT? FREE food and fun all summer long WHO? Kids and teens 18 and under WHERE? At a location near ...

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2015 Summer Camp Guide

2015 Summer Camp Guide

Camp Invention Hands-on Science Camp providing quality enrichment programming in the fields of STEM (Science,technology,engineering and math). Center Place Fine Arts presents Discovery Zone At Center Place we offer a variety of Children's Art Workshops for all ages. Drama Kids ...

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Summer Reading Programs 2015

Summer Reading Programs 2015

Studies have found that an average student forgets up to one month of instruction during the summer months. Many teachers will admit that the first four to six weeks of a new school year is spent bringing students back to ...

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Stay COOL! ~Brandon Splash Parks and Swimming Holes 2015

Stay COOL! ~Brandon Splash Parks and Swimming Holes 2015

It's HOT out there! Here are a few local places to cool down for FREE (or cheap!)!STAY COOL!Splash Park at Campo Family YMCA 3414 Culbreath Rd. Valrico, FL 33596 (813) 684-1371Free community hours at the Campo YMCA's splash park: Wednesdays ...

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VBS 2015 ~ Vacation Bible Schools in the Brandon Area

VBS 2015 ~ Vacation Bible Schools in the Brandon Area

If you know of any other VBS sessions in the Brandon area, please comment below or email the details to catherinef@macaronikid.comJune 14-19, 2015 (Sunday start) "DRIVE" by TruthQuest -- Kings Avenue Baptist Church FREE June 15-19, 2015 Everest -- Holy ...

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2015 Report Card Rewards

2015 Report Card Rewards

School's out for summer! With the end of the school year, it's time for report cards. We know a lot of your kiddos have worked hard to earn those A's & B's. Earning a good grade is a reward in ...

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2015-2016 Straz Center Kid Time Series

2015-2016 Straz Center Kid Time Series

Your season ticket package includes one ticket to Kid Time Series shows Skippyjon Jones Snow What, The Lightning Thief and Junie B.'s Essential Survival Guide to School for $32.50. Add tickets to Wee Folks Series shows Silly Sam, Katie Adams ...

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