September 22, 2010
APPLE CINNAMON PANCAKES
1 cup all-purpose flour ( I use whole wheat)
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 egg lightly beaten
1 cup nonfat buttermilk
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 apple. Skin and cut out seeds. Dice in very small chunks.
Vegetable cooking spray
Combine first 6 ingredients in large bowl; make a well in center of mixture. Combine egg, buttermilk and oil, and add to dry ingredients;
stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Add apples ...
Fall has finally arrived. I know I have been saying for weeks that Fall is just around the corner, or Fall will be here soon, and not it is here! With today's weather it certainly felt and looked like a changing of seasons, and I for one and very excited!!!
This time of year is all about apples and you will find several apple recipes and crafts in the newsletter. You will also find a great giveaway from Stella & Dot, this time it is something for the moms!
Enter for your chance to win a $50 gift certifcate!
Fall is right around the corner and the department stores are brimming with Fall fashions. I don’t know about you, but this year I’m not feeling like I have extra money to spend updating my wardrobe with the “latest and greatest” especially when a lot of these items won’t be in style next year. Maybe the clothing trends of over the knee boots, jewel tone dresses and leather jackets aren’t very practical for your every day routine and budget either. Stella & Dot, though, can provide you ...
Crafts for a rainy day, or any day!
APPLE HAND PRINT CRAFT
What you will need:
White printer or construction paper
Brown paint for tree
Green paint for leaves
Red paint for apples
Paint your child's arm and hand brown. Press the arm and hand down on the paper as shown in the photo above. This creates the tree trunk and branches. Next let your child dip a finger (or five) in green paint
and make finger prints for the leaves. Last have your child make red
finger prints for the apples in the tree. If they ...
Where: 4500 W. 38th Avenue, Suite 100 Denver, CO 80212When: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PMWho: MomsHow: Tickets available through www.eventbrite.comCost: Admission is $10 with a bag of stuff to swap, $15 if you come empty-handed — or $20 for both events, either way!
Where: Golden Community Center, 1470 10th Street, Golden, COWhen: 7:00 PM - 10:30 PMWho: Ages: 8-14 yearsHow: Just come on inCost: Fee: $10 cash. Late pick-up fee: $5 per 10 mins.
Where: 1st Bank Center Broomfield, COWhen: Shows begin at 11am, 2pm and 5 pm on both daysWho: EveryoneHow: Tickets for Storytime Live! at 1STBANK Center can be purchased at www.TicketHorse.com or order by phone, 866.461.6556.Cost: Check www.tickethorse.com for ticket prices.For more info: For more information, visit www.nicklivetour.com
Where: St. Vrain State Park Exit I-25 (Exit 240) on Colorado 119 west, then north on County Road 7 until it ends into County Road 24 1/2. Turn right to the park entrance.When: 8:00 AM - 4:15 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Registration is limited to 100 participants, and everyone must pre-register by Sept. 17. Call (970) 472-4455 to reserve your spot todayCost: The cost is $5 per participant and visitors must register as a family (at least one adult and one youth). A $6 daily park pass or annual pass is also required.For more info: Lunch will be provided
Saturday, September 25 through Sunday, September 26 - Day Out With Thomas: The Celeberation Tour 2010
Where: Colorado Railroad MuseumWhen: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Thomas will also be at the museum on 9/18, 9/19 and 9/25 and 9/26)Who: EveryoneHow: Tickets for Day Out With Thomas: The Celebration Tour 2010 are on sale now and available by calling Ticketweb toll-free 866-468-7630, or by visiting http://events.hitentertainment.com or www.ColoradoRailroadMuseum.org.Cost: Ticket prices are $18 plus tax for ages 2 and up (service charges and fee may apply).For more info: http://www.coloradorailroadmuseum.org/
Where: Bear Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Highway 8 and Summer Street, Morrison, COWhen: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and enjoyCost: FREEFor more info: For more information click Here
Where: The Downtown Denver Aquarium 700 Water Street
Denver, CO 80211When: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Activities are included in the price of admissionCost:
Adults (12-64) $15.99 Seniors (65+) $14.99 Children (3-11) $9.99 Children (2 and under) FREE
Where: Local Lowe's Home Improvement StoresWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMWho: EveryoneHow: You can register online here http://www.lowesbuildandgrow.com/Home.aspxCost: FREEFor more info: www.lowesbuildandgrow.com
Where: Southwest Plaza Mall Lower Level in front of SearsWhen: 10:00 AMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come out and playCost: FREE
Where: Jared's Graden Center 10500 W Bowles Ave Littleton, CO 80127When: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come down for the fun!Cost: FREEFor more info: www.jaredsgarden.com Phone: 303.979.6022
Where: Downtown Brighton, ColoradoWhen: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come out and play and learnCost: FREE
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Where: Merchandise Mart 451 East 58th Avenue
Denver, CO 80216-8470When: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come down and enjoy!Cost: General- $10.00 Grandparents- Half Price Children 5 and under are FreeFor more info: http://www.bebepaluzza.com/page/denver
Where: Starz FilmCenter, 900 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO 80204When: 3:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and enjoyCost: FREEFor more info: Click HERE for more details
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver, CO 80206When: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and enjoy (with proof of residency)Cost: FREEFor more info: www.botanicgardens.org
Where: Denver Museum of Nature and ScienceWhen: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: Kids ages 4 & 5How: Call 303.370.6000, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday to registerCost: $40 member, $50 nonmemberFor more info: http://www.dmns.org/?DN=a8307d7e-882c-4c09-9684-ac79133d2450
Where: Denver Museum of Nature and ScienceWhen: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: Kids in Kindergarten and 1st gradeHow: Call 303.370.6000, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday to registerCost: $40 member, $50 nonmemberFor more info: http://www.dmns.org/?DN=61a07acc-2a60-43f4-ae54-d9421b5bbcd8
Where: Denver Museum of Nature and ScienceWhen: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: Kids in 2nd and 3rd gradeHow: Call 303.370.6000, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday to registerCost: $40 members, $50 nonmembersFor more info: http://www.dmns.org/?DN=c010d5cc-78ee-4bf6-9e00-bd010346ecc6
Where: Denver Museum of Nature and ScienceWhen: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: Kids in grades 4th - 6thHow: Call 303.370.6000, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday to registerCost: $40 member, $50 nonmemberFor more info: http://www.dmns.org/?DN=17cb3921-ef1f-420f-a3dc-8e3890f595b0
Where: The Children's Museum 2121 Children’s Museum Drive
Denver, CO 80211When: 4:00 PM - 7:30 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show up!Cost: Wear you PJ's and get $2 off of admission!!!! Kids under 1 - Free Kids Age 1 - $5.50 Kids over 1 and Adults: $7.50 Members are freeFor more info: www.mychildsmuseum.org
Audiences will also be invited dress up in their favorite princess dresses to sing along to everyone’s favorite songs – “Be Our Guest,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Belle” and “Gaston”. Only at the cinema event can you see Belle – one of Disney’s most beloved princesses – in all of her big-screen glory.
Where: Bel Mar 16
440 S TELLER ST
LAKEWOOD, CO 80226When: 6:30 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Buy Tickets HERECost: Adults $12.50; Children $10For more info: http://www.fathomevents.com/
During the show, horses cavort with the many artists in front of a constantly changing background digitally projected onto a wide screen, drawing spectators into dream-like virtual environments. The audience faces a single stage, which allows the horses space to gallop at full speed, at times running completely free unfettered by bridles or halters.
Where: Under the White Big Top at the Pepsi CenterWhen: Check Cavalia website for specific dates and timesWho: EveryoneHow: You can purchase tickets online HERE here or you can call 1-866-999-8111 (TOLL FREE NUMBER)Cost: Ticket prices range from $34.50 to $99.50. For guests desiring an extraordinary outing, the show can be customized for an extended experience from $129.50 - $189.50For more info: www.cavalia.net
Interested in watching our 8 foot bullsnake Jim eat his supper? Come visit with MNHM Herpetoculture Research Associate Ann Sarg and lean about captive care techniques and the biology of Colorado's reptiles and amphibians.
Where: Morrison Natural History Museum 501 Hwy 8, Morrison, ColoradoWhen: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just visit the museum during the programCost: Admission to the museum is as follows $5 for adults, $4 for kids ages 4-12, and kids 3 and under are FREE
It is Sunday afternoon and the kids are restless. What do you do? We know a place, the perfect location, in Old Town Arvada on Grandview Avenue called the D Note. Every Sunday the kids, from 1 month to 12 years old, come and enjoy music, both by listening to it, playing it and dancing to it. Parents relax at their tables, watching the kids dance and play together - great entertainment in and of itself. The children make new friends and greet some old ones. Some even make this a weekly gathering spot.
Where: The D Note 7519 Grandview Avenue, Arvada, CO www.dnote.usWhen: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just jump in the car and come on down!Cost: The cost for the event is, get this, FREE!
Where: Belmar Library 555 S. Allison Pkwy.
Lakewood CO 80226When: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PMWho: The club is open to children in grades 3-7How: Call 303-235-JCPL (5275) for more informationCost: The club is free
Where: Downtown Golden, Washington StreetWhen: 5:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come out and enjoy!Cost: FREE!!
Where: Lakewood’s Heritage Center, 801 S. Yarrow St. (Wadsworth Boulevard and Ohio Avenue), Lakewood, COWhen: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come out and enjoy!Cost: Admission is $6 adults, $3 children (ages 3 -12). Proceeds from the event support educational programs at Lakewood’s Heritage Center, a 20th Century Museum.For more info: For more information click Here
Where: Belmar Library 555 S. Allison Pkwy.
Lakewood CO 80226When: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PMWho: TeensHow: Contact the library to register 303-235-JCPL (5275)Cost: FREE
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is located at 8500 Deer Creek Canyon Road in Littleton. Take I-25 south to C-470 west and exit on Wadsworth Blvd. Proceed south for ½ mile to the stoplight at Deer Creek Canyon Road. Turn right and drive ¼ mile. Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is on the left.When: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just come and enjoy a beautiful fall day of fun.Cost: Admission for members and non-members:
$6 Adult/Senior/Student with ID $5 Member Adult
$4 Child (ages 4-12) $3 Member Child (ages 4-12)
Children in costume admitted FREE (ages 4-12). Children 3 and under admitted FREE. Admission to the Pumpkin Festival does not include the Corn Maze.For more info: http://www.botanicgardens.org/content/pumpkin-fest A variety of vendors will be selling tasty treats at the Food Court, and the Artisans Market will feature representatives from a variety of family-friendly organizations. The average cost of a pumpkin is $5 (price is determined by size).
Where: Belmar LibraryWhen: 1:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Free tickets are required and will be available one week before the program at the library.Cost: FREE
Where: Lakewood Cultural Center 470 Allison Parkway, Lakewood, COWhen: Showtimes are at 1:00 pm and 4:00 pmWho: EveryoneHow: online at www.Lakewood.org/CulturalCenter or at the Lakewood Cultural Center Box Office, 470 S. Allison Parkway (Wadsworth Boulevard and West Alameda Avenue).Cost: As . Tickets are $25 available by calling 303-987-7845, Senior, student, child and group discounts available. Ample, free on-site parking available.For more info: www.comedypets.com
There are a lot of places in the metro area that have Kids Eat Free (or practically free) Nights! Here is a list of ones that we know of, and we would love to hear about any that you know to add to our list! Always call ahead to confirm that they are still having a Kid's Eat Free Night because restaurants can change these at any time.
Also if you find out we have something wrong please let us know.
Las Fuentes (Lakewood) - One free kids meal ...
am very excited to publish our Macaroni Kid Business Directory. I hope that this will be a great resource to you and be helpful in finding great products and businesses in our area.
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Pink Papaya Spa Parties and Products
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My son loves to draw. From the time he was little our living room floor was covered with crayons and markers. It is truly one of the few things that he can sit quietly and do for what seems like hours. Recently I was given the opportunity to review a fabulous 68 Piece Art Set from Personal Creations. The neat thing about Personal Creations is that everything is personalized, and as a mom of 3 boys, I know there is nothing more important than having something of your own. And ...
Storytimes are designed for specific age groups. Please bring your child to the appropriate one. Baby Time is for babies up to 2 years, unless otherwise specified. Toddlers are 2-3 years old. Preschoolers are 4-6 years old. Family Nights are for all ages. Children under 4 years must be accompanied by an adult during all storytimes.
No Storytimes in December.
Baby Time - 10:30 a.m.
All ages - 10:30 a.m.
Family night - 7 p.m.
All ages - 10:30 a.m.
No Storytimes ...
Check them out this weekend at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield
Nickelodeon and Broadway Across America bring Storytime Live! to 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, CO from September 25th – 26th. Storytime Live! is the first-ever live family theatrical tour featuring characters from four of the current top-rated preschool shows on television today : Dora the Explorer, The Backyardigans, The Wonder Pets! and Ni Hao, Kai-lan;. Preschoolers and their parents can see their favorite Nick Jr. characters come to life in one action-packed on-stage adventure hosted by Nick Jr.'s Moose A. Moose and Zee. The tour will visit more than 70 ...
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