Macaroni Kid East Wichita – September 21, 2015

Macaroni Kid – East Wichita [] September 21, 2015 The weekly newsletter of East Wichita activities to entertain, stimulate and exhaust your kids. ## 7 Tips for a Successful Football Game with Kids Fall and football are the perfect combination and taking in a game can be a great family activity. Whether it’s your first or fiftieth time at the stadium, here are some tips for a successful football game with your kids.1) Make a Pre-Game Stop at the Dollar Store/Dollar Spot. The day before the game buy a few little toys (army men, coloring book, foam puzzles, etc.). Open them and put them in Ziploc to take with you to the game. At the first sign of boredom, pull … Read More [] ## A Healthy Candy Corn Inspired Treat Candy corn is an iconic fall treat. This version, inspired by the candy, is sweet, fun, and full of fall colors! And, if you can’t tell from the picture, it is super easy to make. Using a clear glass/plastic cup is important, so that you can truly appreciate the colors in the layers. Simply layer some Mandarin oranges on top of some chunks of pineapple and top with a dollop of whipped cream.Serve and enjoy! Read More [] ## Cheer on Your Favorite Team with DIY Pompons Heading out to a local high school or professional game this season? Show some spirit with these easy pompoms using plastic table cloths, duck tape, and scissors. Choose the color combination that best supports your team and pick up 2 tablecloths in the colors that you choose (the thicker ones work best). Open them up and cut the plastic into 9″x12″ rectangles. Layer by twos (for our version we layered two reds, then two blues, the two reds, then two blues, etc.) until you have a stack of about … Read More [] ## Leaping into Fall with Your Tot Sponsored Crisp autumn air brings pumpkin season, mom’s famous apple pie and loads of fun for you and your tot. Here are some unexpected fall activities: Picture Perfect – With colorful leaves as your backdrop and beautiful fall lighting, autumn is the ideal setting for a family photo shoot. Whether it’s snapping shots while your toddler jumps in the leaves in your backyard or hiring a professional photographer, you’ll capture memories to cherish forever. Let Imagination Run Wild – That’s right! Because fall is all about being cozy, spark … Read More [] ## East Wichita Egg-citing News I have some egg-citing news for you! The exciting news is that East Wichita Macaroni Kid is hosting a play date this Saturday the 26th and we get to try some amazing recipes courtesy of our Sponsor Egg-Land’s Best. My family and I love Egg-Land’s Best Eggs and why wouldn’t we? They contain 25% less fat, 10 times the vitamin E, 4 times the Vitamin D, and twice the amount of omega-3 fatty acids then generic eggs. With those facts you can see that Egg-land’s Best … Read More [] This Week’s Picks June 18th through September 14th ## Thursday, June 18 through Thursday, September 24 Family Game Night Loads of over-size outdoor games. Boardgames and books on the Terrace. Visit with athletes from local sports teams. ***2nd Thursdays are Movie Nights(June 11th- Karate Kid)(July 9th- Big)(August 13th- Annie) Where: Botanica- 701 S. Amidon When: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Age Range: For kids and their familes How: For more info visit Cost: $3 to visit Botanica all day ## Monday, September 14 through Sunday, September 27 Kid’s Bowl Free Kids can bowl FREE in Wichita again this summer, and up to four adult family members can bowl with them all summer for a reduced rate!Register your kids in the national Kids Bowl Free program and every week you’ll get an email that includes a week’s worth of free games–2 free games per day. Where: West Acres Bowl749 North Ridge RoadWichita, KS, 67212 When: Everyday, but times vary. Age Range: Families How: Register online- Cost: Kids are free. Family Pass, which includes up to 2 games per person, per day for up to 4 adult family members for a ONE TIME payment of only $26.95Shoe rental is extra. This Week’s Calendar September 21st through September 26th ## Monday, September 21 through Monday, September 28 Exploration Place Dome Shows 11:00 The Last Reef12:00 Animalopolis01:00 The Last Reef02:00 Animalopolis03:00 The Last Reef04:00 Animalopolis Where: Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS When: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Age Range: Everyone How: Prices and show times are subject to change without notice. Call 316-660-0600 to confirm daily show times. Cost: Dome Admission PricesSenior (65+) $4.00 Adult (12 – 64) $5.00 Youth (3 – 11) $3.00 2 and Under Free For more info: or call 660-0670 ## Monday, September 21 through Monday, September 21 Kid’s Craft Time Join us for a special Craft Time event! Bring your child to participate in a fun-filled morning. Complimentary crafts will be provided. Where: Chick-fil-A Central & Rock Rd 7990 E Central Ave Wichita, KS 67206 When: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Age Range: All ages! How: Just stop by at any time Cost: Free. Complimentary crafts will be provided. For more info: This is a recurring summer event. Every Monday. ## Monday, September 21 through Monday, September 21 Monday Madness at the Wichita Ice Center $2 for public skating from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Where: 505 W. Maple, Wichita, KS When: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Age Range: Wichita Ice Center How: No registration required Cost: $2. Skate rental is $3 ## Tuesday, September 22 through Tuesday, September 22 Story Time at Chick-fil-A Join in on a special story time with the Chick-fil-a cow! Where: East Chick-fil-a When: 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Age Range: Open to the Public How: Just show up Cost: Free ## Tuesday, September 22 through Saturday, September 26 Indian Center Self Guided Tours The Mid-America All-Indian Center Museum offers a vareity of hands-on learning experiences in a setting that is filled with traditional artifacts and contemporary artwork created by noted Indian artists. Where: Mid-America All-Indian Center 650 N. Seneca, Wichita, KS 67203 When: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Age Range: Everyone How: Come and enjoy! Cost: Adults: $7.00 Senior (55+): $5.00 Military (w/ID): $5.00 Student (over 13 w/ID): $5.00 Children (6-12): $3.00 Children under 6: FREE ## Tuesday, September 22 through Tuesday, September 22 Free Art Start Program Each month, children explore a new theme related to the making and meaning of works of art in the museum’s collection. Art Start Family sessions are offered every Tuesday at 10 am and 1:30 pm Where: 1400 West Museum Boulevard When: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Age Range: Art Start is an educational program for preschoolers ages 3-5 How: Reservations are required Cost: Admission is free for children ages 3-5 and their parent/guardian; regular admission is charged for children ages 6 and older. Call 316-268-4929 to reserve your spot. ## Tuesday, September 22 through Tuesday, September 22 FREE Tot Tuesdays at the Sedgwick County Zoo Free event for pre-school age children. Just go to the Cargill learning center before 10:30 a.m. Where: Cargill Learning Center inside Sedgwick County Zoo When: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Age Range: Each half-hour session is free and designed for children ages 3-5 years old. Siblings are also welcome. How: Pre-registration is not required. Cost: Free ## Wednesday, September 23 through Wednesday, September 23 FREE Story Time at the Great Plains Nature Center in Wichita The Great Plains Nature Center has a free story time on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Where: The Great Plains Nature Center When: 11:00 am Age Range: The weekly story time is geared toward preschool and kindergarten-age kids, but all ages are welcome to attend. How: Just show up Cost: Free ## Wednesday, September 23 through Wednesday, September 23 Community Night at the Indian Center Community Night is a chance for the American Indian community and the public to take part in a variety of activities that are part of the American Indian culture. Where: 650 N. Seneca When: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Age Range: Everyone How: Just show up. Cost: Free ## Friday, September 25 through Sunday, September 27 $13 Carloads at Starlite Drive-In $13 carloads is back at Starlite Drive In- watch double/triple features for only $13 for a carload- great deal Where: Starlite Drive In When: Open at 7:30 pm Friday & Sat, 7:45 pm on Sundays Age Range: Open to the Public How: To see their features check out their website Cost: $13 ## Saturday, September 26 through Saturday, September 26 Fire Truck with Safety Cards Fire Safety Month is coming up in October. Bring your kids into Lowe’s this Saturday and they can build an awesome Fire Truck! Where: Wichita Lowe’s Locations When: n/a Age Range: Build and Grow clinics featuring make-it/take-it projects for children in grades 1-5. How: Register online coming soon 🙂 Cost: Free ## Saturday, September 26 through Saturday, September 26 Space Out Saturday Join us every fourth Saturday for our FREE kid-friendly fun and Space Out Saturday. There is a new topic every month. Where: 1100 North Plum, Hutchinson, KS 67501 When: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Age Range: Open to all ages. Most event programs are recommended for ages 5-10 How: Just show up Cost: FREE ## Saturday, September 26 through Saturday, September 26 Lowes Build & Grow – Fire Truck with Safety Cards Fire Safety Month is coming up in October. Bring your kids into Lowe’s this Saturday and they can build this awesome Fire Truck! Where: Lowes – W Wichita, KS333 South Ridge Rd.Wichita, KSLowes – N.W. Wichita2626 North Maize RoadWichita, KS When: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Age Range: Open to the Public How: Just show up Cost: Free Plan Ahead October 3rd through October 23rd ## Saturday, October 3 through Saturday, October 3 Home Depot Kids Workshop – Build a Fire Truck Get hands-on for Fire Safety Month by building a free fire truck and start the conversation with your kids about fire safety. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Where: The Home Depot 8444 W Mccormick AveWichita, KS 67209 When: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Age Range: ages 5 – 12 How: Register online you for registering online to help us better plan our craft kit quantities needed Cost: Free For more info: Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.Kids Workshop activities are scheduled on a first come/first served basis. Please do not arrive before 9:00 a.m. Visit or call (316)773-1988 ## Saturday, October 3 through Saturday, October 3 Woofstock 2015 Woofstock is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Kansas Humane Society so sign up today to help Wichita’s homeless animals. Every donation allows us to provide vital care and services for nearly 16,000 pets in the Wichita community. Where: Sedgwick County Park When: 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM Age Range: Open to the Public How: Cost: This is a donation event. ## Thursday, October 15 through Thursday, October 15 Library Createspace Join the travelling building block club at the library! There will be LEGO blocks, activities, challenges and free building time. For children ages 5 to 12. Where: Rockwell Branch When: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Age Range: 5-12 How: 5939 E. 9th St. Cost: FREE ## Saturday, October 17 through Saturday, October 17 3rd Annual Outdoor Market 3rd annual Outdoor Market-You will be able to walk around our large property shopping many local talented vendors! Where: The Rusted Rooster When: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Age Range: Open to the Public How: Just show up Cost: Free to attend ## Friday, October 23 through Sunday, October 25 Night of the Living Zoo Bring your ghouls and goblins for a night of not-too-scary Halloween fun at the Sedgwick County Zoo! Several ghoulish activities, like pumpkin bowling and beanbag tosses, can be found throughout the Zoo. Wear your costumes if you dare and take a stroll down jack-o-lantern lane, creep up to candy stations and let your spirit come alive!You can wander the Zoo at your leisure, visiting Dracula and the fortune tellers, playing fun Halloween games, seeing creepy displays, and visiting Candy Land on your way out!Please note: You might see animals in their outdoor exhibits, but most animals will not be in attendance at this event. Where: Sedgwick County Zoo 5555 Zoo BoulevardWichita, KS 67212 When: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Age Range: All Ages How: Come and Enjoy! Cost: Advance tickets:$7.00 area QuikTrip Stores or online!Tickets purchased at gate:$7.00 for Zoo members and $9.00 for nonmembers.Children 2 and under do not need a ticket. We try to make the information in this newsletter and on the web site as accurate as possible, but event and venue information is subject to change without notice, and we cannot and do not warrant it. 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