Summer Camp Directory

Summer Camp Directory

Put your swashbuckling skills to work on the high-seas of adventure with our Pirates of the Carabiner Summer Camp! Every summer, Rocknasium hosts a Summer Camp for kids ages 6 to 14. Our summer camp program gives kids a chance ...

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15 Things to Do Before Summer Break Arrives

15 Things to Do Before Summer Break Arrives

Although summer doesn't officially begin until June 21, many schools are now in the last month of the school year. Tackle these tasks now so you can relax later and make the most of your summer fun!1. Stay connected with ...

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5 Ways to Appreciate Teachers All Year Long

5 Ways to Appreciate Teachers All Year Long

Teachers deserve thanks not only during Teacher Appreciation Week, but all through the year. Here are five ways that you can thank teachers for all their hard work and let them know how much you appreciate them any day!1. Think ...

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An O-Fish-al Thank You

An O-Fish-al Thank You

As the end of the school year approaches, there are sure to be countless teachers and coaches who have played an important role in your child's life. Whether it's the dance or drama teacher, the piano or art mentor, the ...

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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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Fun with Gummies!

Fun with Gummies!

Kids love gummy candy, so why not incorporate some bears and worms into two fun projects -; one to eat and one to explore science! Gummy Bear Popsicles - Your kids will love this cool, sweet treat. Ingredients: Gummy bears ...

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Happy Birthday Bad Kitty!

Happy Birthday Bad Kitty!

For 10 years and with more than 12 million books in print, Bad Kitty has been a staple for parents looking for picture and chapter books for their reluctant readers. Now the brand has even more to offer with three ...

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Happy Tot Love My Veggies

Happy Tot Love My Veggies

Did You Know? Carrots are not always orange! They can also be found in purple, white, red or yellow! Carrots originated around 900-1000 A.D. in Afghanistan. Today, they provide 30% of the vitamin A in the US diet which is ...

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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions Invites Families

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions Invites Families

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions combines the convenience of an “all-under-one-roof” vacation with America's largest indoor / outdoor waterparks and the luxury of amenities travelers expect from the “World's Coolest Indoor Water Parks” (Condé Nast Traveler, 2014). Kalahari Resorts and Conventions ...

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Melt In Your Mouth Ranch Chicken

Melt In Your Mouth Ranch Chicken

Chicken is a weekly dinner staple in our house so I'm always looking for new ways to get creative with our weekly meals. This recipe received rave reviews from everyone who sampled it. Ingredients: Six boneless chicken breasts One package ...

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MK Book Club for Ages 6-8

MK Book Club for Ages 6-8

Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret, by Bob Shea, is a whimsical story of two friends learning about compromise, friendship, and honesty. We've put it on our MK Book Club for ages 6-8 this month because it is geared toward ...

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MK Book Club Selection for 8-12 year-olds

MK Book Club Selection for 8-12 year-olds

If you're looking for a new and exciting book title for your eight- to twelve-year-old this summer, add The Worst Class Trip Ever, by New York Times best-selling author Dave Barry, to your list. Humor, mischief, mystery, trouble, and adventure ...

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Pick a Summer Camp in 5 Easy Steps

Pick a Summer Camp in 5 Easy Steps

Summer is just around the corner and with it comes summer camps. How do you choose a camp for your child? Sometimes we are presented with so many options that it is overwhelming, making the easiest option just not to ...

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Side Table Transformation

Side Table Transformation

Let's face it. There are some of us who just aren't naturally crafty. If you are one of those people who find yourself admiring others' creativity with just a bit of “craft envy,” then this project is for you. It's ...

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Simple Mosaic Sun Catchers

Simple Mosaic Sun Catchers

This project is a fun way to use up paper scraps while celebrating the fact that spring is in full swing. Depending on the age of your kids, they may be able to do all, most or some of this ...

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Snack Time - Healthy Flower Power!

Snack Time - Healthy Flower Power!

Celebrate spring with these adorable, healthy snacks! They are easy to make and add a bit of “flower power” to a playdate or after school fuel up.Ingredients & Tools Needed: Carrots Cucumbers Knife Cutting board Toothpicks Ranch dressing for dipping ...

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Templeton Gets His Wish

Templeton Gets His Wish

Templeton Gets His Wish, a new picture book released on May 5, is on our book club list for 3- to 5-year-olds! An independent feline named Templeton doesn't like his parents' telling him to clean up, and he really doesn't ...

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The Care Bears Are Asking You to #ShareYourCare

The Care Bears Are Asking You to #ShareYourCare

Doing good can pay off in a big way in the Care Bears #ShareYourCare video challenge. The Care Bears are asking fans to post videos telling the them how you make the world a better place by showing how you ...

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Birthday Party Directory

Birthday Party Directory

Whether you are planning a birthday party, this week or even later this year, check here and often, as we will be adding businesses that offer services and facilities to help make your child's big day a success! RocknasiumReserve a ...

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Independent Consultant Guide

Independent Consultant Guide

For the next 12 months, Mac Kid will be featuring a guide for you to continue to support fellow local moms. This guide highlights moms who are working as "independent consultants" to share their passion with you. When you are ...

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You can submit your events!

You can submit your events!

Do you know of a great event in your area? Is your school, church, organization, or team having an event that will benefit from having others in the community know about it? Click to submit your event!

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Interested in Fitness?

EVERY Sunday at 8:30 am 4 local moms present FIT CLUBWhere- Woodland GymnasticsWhy? Because you want to get in shape, meet new friends, learn more and workout more often!Join us this SUNDAY to learn more!Like Running Like a Yolo Mom ...

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BROADWAY SACRAMENTO 2014-15 SEASON FEATURES THREE SACRAMENTO PREMIERES

BROADWAY SACRAMENTO 2014-15 SEASON FEATURES THREE SACRAMENTO PREMIERES

Jersey Boys & RAIN Back by Popular Demand 25th Anniversary Season Includes Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Dirty Dancing, Once, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat California Musical Theatre announced the 2014-15 Broadway Sacramento season at Community Center Theater, a varied ...

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