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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, Apollo Beach, Plant City & Tampa. New ...

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12th Annual Back To School Festival ~ THIS Sunday, 7/27, 1-4pm

12th Annual Back To School Festival ~ THIS Sunday, 7/27, 1-4pm

This year's 12th Annual Back to School Festival, sponsored by the Valrico/FishHawk Chamber of Commerce, will benefit thousands of local children with much-needed back to school supplies. The event will be held indoors at the Campo Y gymnasium on Sunday, ...

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"Frozen" Activities

"Frozen" Activities

It may be summer, but the Disney movie "Frozen" knows no seasons! It's just as popular in summer as it was when it was released in the theater last winter. If your kids are fans (and let's face it - ...

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S’mores Cones

S’mores Cones

Whereas no one can really agree on the exact origin of the s'more, no one can argue that it has become a popular treat for backyard picnics, campouts and beach gatherings. In fact, the treat of chocolate, graham crackers and ...

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Raw Recipes for Summer’s Bounty

Raw Recipes for Summer’s Bounty

If you think about it, eating raw in the summertime makes perfect sense. It's almost as though Mother Nature intended it: Produce is generally at its absolute peak deliciousness, and depending on the day, there's a good chance it's too ...

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Nine Ways to Add Years to Your Life

Nine Ways to Add Years to Your Life

SURPRISINGLY SIMPLE STEPS THAT MAY BOOST YOUR LONGEVITY Americans today are living longer than ever, with the average life expectancy now 80 years for women and 75 for men. And while genetics play a big role in determining how many ...

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MKB's MEGA Summer Fun Guide

MKB's MEGA Summer Fun Guide

We've compiled all the info you need to know for summer fun in one place! Know of someting we left off? Comment below or email the details to [email protected] Have a GREAT summer!✿See what's going on today on our calender ...

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VBS 2014 ~ Vacation Bible Schools in the Brandon Area

VBS 2014 ~ Vacation Bible Schools in the Brandon Area

Monday, June 9 through Friday, June 13 VBS 2014 - Jungle Safari -- Sunset Bay Chapel *$25 per child Monday, June 16 through Friday, June 20 VBS 2014 - Kidapalooza -- Bay Life Church VBS 2014 - Out of this ...

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2014 Brandon Summer Camp Guide ~ Local Programs for Your Kids!

2014 Brandon Summer Camp Guide ~ Local Programs for Your Kids!

★ NEW camps added ★Summer is approaching quickly and the time is NOW to think about how your kids will spend the months off from school. Camps are currently announcing their summer programs and have started accepting registrations. It's a ...

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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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Stay COOL This Summer! ~Brandon Splash Parks and Swimming Holes

Stay COOL This Summer! ~Brandon Splash Parks and Swimming Holes

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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Become a Junior Park Ranger During Recreation and Parks Month

Become a Junior Park Ranger During Recreation and Parks Month

TALLAHASSEE -; Governor Rick Scott proclaimed July as Recreation and Parks Month, observing that parks and recreation programs contribute to a healthy lifestyle, boost our economy and promote cultural diversity. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Florida Park Service invites ...

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FREE and Cheap Summer Movies for Kids 2014

FREE and Cheap Summer Movies for Kids 2014

Chick-fil-A Lake Brandon Village Summer Fun Flicks Movies for ONE dollar?! Seriously! Come out this summer to see the one dollar kids movies at AMC Regency 20 Theatres sponsored by Chick-fil-A Lake Brandon Village Movies start at 10:00 AM Doors ...

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Summer Reading Programs 2014

Summer Reading Programs 2014

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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