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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Road Trip Scavenger Hunt

Road Trip Scavenger Hunt

Every year we take our annual road trip to the lake house. A much-needed relaxing, fishing, boating, electronics-free weekend. The only negative part about this trip is the 6-hour car ride to and from the lake. With a 5-year-old, this ...

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S'more Pops!

S'more Pops!

Nothing says summer more than s'mores! Even if you don't have access to a fire pit, you can enjoy this tasty alternative. Now, this doesn't replace the gooey-ness of a warm s'more - but they are GOOD! What you need: ...

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Sunset Celebration at Lowry Park Zoo

Sunset Celebration at Lowry Park Zoo

This weekend, Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo will debut its new 10-night summer event, Sunset Celebration, the first in a series of seasonal family festivals. The Zoo will stay open till 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays July 8-August 6 with ...

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Top 5 PokéStops for Families in Brandon

Top 5 PokéStops for Families in Brandon

Have you caught the Pokébug? Trying to catch them all? Pokémon GO has been all the rage this week. I have seen a TON of news coverage, both positive and negative, on the mobile game. I personally find Pokémon Go ...

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Let's Help Make Christopher's Birthday EPIC!

Let's Help Make Christopher's Birthday EPIC!

As parents we all want the best for our kids. There are lots of things we take for granted, like the ability to go to school or interact with other children on a regular basis and make friends.Valrico mom Trisha ...

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101+ Summer Boredom Busters!

101+ 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 First Subscribe for FREE to ...

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2016 Report Card Rewards

2016 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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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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Summer Reading Programs 2016

Summer Reading Programs 2016

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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Hoop Classes For Kids AND Adults by Dragon Hooper

Hoop Classes For Kids AND Adults by Dragon Hooper

The hoop is life changing, great exercise and an inspiration! The hoop entered my life 10-2010 from just one class that I took while we were on our vacation in London. That one class has changed my life and I ...

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VBS 2016 ~ Vacation Bible Schools in the Brandon Area

VBS 2016 ~ 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 12-15, 2016 Kids Krusade: Game On! Life at the next level -- Brandon Assembly of God FREE June 13-16 ...

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2016 Summer $1 Movies at AMC Regency 20 Theatres.

2016 Summer $1 Movies at AMC Regency 20 Theatres.

Movies for ONE dollar?! Seriously! Come out this summer to see the one dollar kids movies at AMC Regency 20 Theatres. June 14: Alvin & The Chipmunks - Road Trip & Hunger Games June 21: Minions & Catching Fire July ...

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Stay COOL! ~Brandon Splash Parks and Swimming Holes 2016

Stay COOL! ~Brandon Splash Parks and Swimming Holes 2016

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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