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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Independence Day Events in Brandon and Beyond ~ Happy 4th of July!

Independence Day Events in Brandon and Beyond ~ Happy 4th of July!

Brandon Area Brandon's Annual 4th of July Parade Westfield Brandon Blast 4th of July Party at Park Square (waiting on more info 2014 event info) Plant City July 4th Celebration Throughout Tampa Bay 4th of July Fireworks at Channelside American ...

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Cool Berry Flag Cake

Cool Berry Flag Cake

This cool, refreshing "cake" does double-duty for the summer holidays of Memorial Day and July 4th.You'll Need: 10 sheets graham crackers 3 tablespoons sugar 4 teaspoons butter, melted Light whipped topping, room temperature (for easy spreading) Strawberries, sliced Blueberries How ...

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Red, White, & Blue Sparkle Cookie

Red, White, & Blue Sparkle Cookie

Start an annual tradition when you whip up a batch of these Yummy Red, White, & Blue Sparkle Cookies for July 4th! They are great for picnics, family treats or midnight snacks and, best of all, they are easy to ...

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WIN 4 TIX: SharkCon 2015

WIN 4 TIX: SharkCon 2015

SharkCon is an educational event, with all the fun of a comic con. We have speakers from the Discovery Channel and National Geographic. Our headline speaker is Chris Fischer from Ocearch. We also have Captain Brett McBride from Ocearch, Author ...

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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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Coming Soon: TreeHoppers

Coming Soon: TreeHoppers

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

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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 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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