The Zoo in Forest Park Camp and CIT Program

The Zoo in Forest Park Camp and CIT Program

The Zoo in Forest Park Camp and CIT ProgramThe Zoo in Forest Park, 302 Sumner Avenue, Springfield Contact: 413-733-2251 Summer Zoo Camp is perfect for kids ages 6 - 13. The summer program starts June 22nd and runs every week ...

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Wilbraham & Monson Academy Summer Camps

Wilbraham & Monson Academy Summer Camps

Wilbraham & Monson Academy Summer Camps423 Main Street, Wilbraham Contact: Gayle Hsiao at 413-596-9103 or ghsiao@wma.us Unlike most summer camps, Wilbraham & Monson Academy offers an innovation center for Camp Tinkerpreneurship, two computer labs for Artbotics, a turf field for ...

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Summer Camps at the J

Summer Camps at the J

JCC Summer Camps1160 Dickinson Street, Springfield Contact: Louis Lasko at 413-739-4715 or llasko@springfieldjcc.org Springfield JCC Summer Camps run from June 27th - August 19th, 2016! -Red Cross-certified daily swim lessons (and free swim) -Day Camps / Specialty Camps / Inclusion ...

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Pioneer Valley Montessori School Summer Programs

Pioneer Valley Montessori School Summer Programs

Pioneer Valley Montessori School Summer Program1524 Parker Street, Springfield Contact: Margaret Bagge at 413-782-3108 or admin@pvms.org The all new PVMS Summer Program will feature one program for 2.9 - 6 year olds for six weeks and another for three weeks ...

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Let's Gogh Art Summer Art-venture Weeks

Let's Gogh Art Summer Art-venture Weeks

Let's Gogh Art Summer Art-venture WeeksWestern MA and Northern CT Contact: Randi Steiger at randi@letsgoghart.com or 413-567-0923 Explore, Discover, Create! During Let's Gogh Art Summer Art-venture Weeks, you'll have a blast experimenting with painting, sculpture, collage, ceramic and fabric art, ...

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Academy Hill School SPARK Summer Programs

Academy Hill School SPARK Summer Programs

Academy Hill School SPARK Summer Programs1190 Liberty Street, Springfield Contact: MaryGrace Stewart at 413-788-0300 or mstewart@academyhill.org Academy Hill School's SPARK summer program consists of dynamic enrichment courses designed to ignite the interests of students in meaningful ways and to enliven ...

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The Fun Pass Is Your Ticket to the Best Values in New England!

The Fun Pass Is Your Ticket to the Best Values in New England!

The summer travel and vacation season is almost here. Where will you go this summer—or this weekend? Whether you take day trips; head to New England beaches, lakes or mountains; plan a “staycation;” return to your favorite fun spots each ...

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10 Things to Consider when Choosing a CSA for Your Family

10 Things to Consider when Choosing a CSA for Your Family

What is a CSA? CSA Stands for Community Supported Agriculture. CSAs give customers direct access to excellent quality, fresh produce grown locally by regional farmers. When you become a member of a CSA, you're purchasing a “share” of vegetables, fruits, ...

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The Great Big Mother's Day Giveaway

The Great Big Mother's Day Giveaway

Mother's Day is coming soon and we are so excited to have this amazing prize basket for one lucky Macaroni Kid Springfield mom to win. It's filled with all sorts of awesomeness including a few of my favorite things at ...

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THIS IS IMPORTANT – Keeping Kids Safe with Laundry Pacs

THIS IS IMPORTANT – Keeping Kids Safe with Laundry Pacs

I am a mom. A busy mom of three amazing kids under the age of 7. Like many moms, I wear many hats and I try to be everything to everyone while working from home. My youngest child is 2. ...

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Grocery Bag Parachute People

Grocery Bag Parachute People

Create a fun afternoon with recycled supplies you may already have on hand! What you need: Craft SticksPipe CleanersPlastic Grocery BagsMarkers What you do:Step 1: Attach two craft sticks together in the shape of a cross and fasten with a ...

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Sunflower Seed Pods for Mom!

Sunflower Seed Pods for Mom!

Seed pods are a fun way to prepare seeds for planting. It's even more fun to incorporate one into a Mother's Day gift for a mom who loves to see her little ones' hand prints in their artwork. Supplies: potting ...

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Life Lessons We've Learned from Our Moms

Life Lessons We've Learned from Our Moms

As teenagers we swore we would never, ever use the same "lines" on our own kids as our mothers used with us. Then one day we look in the mirror and discover — much to our surprise and horror — ...

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Mix and Match your Child's Wardrobe

Mix and Match your Child's Wardrobe

Springtime means trips to the playground, dinners on the patio and Mother's Day brunches. It's also a time when my Insta feed is filled with families taking spring photos and gearing up for summer fun! OshKosh's newest line of spring ...

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Soft Matzah and Seder Plates from Around The World

Soft Matzah and Seder Plates from Around The World

Seder plates and customs around the world are 95% the same but still have a variety of flavors. SEPHARDIC SOFT MATZAH: Soft matzah is much easier to eat for seder in my opinion and kids love it! Instead of going ...

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Cheesy Chicken Casserole

Cheesy Chicken Casserole

What you need: 2 cups cooked chicken, cut into bite sized pieces (I bought a rotisserie chicken at Costco and used the white meat after removing the skin) 32 oz. chicken broth or chicken stock 1 to 2 cups water ...

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Super Easy Flan

Super Easy Flan

Flan is a custard dessert that tastes similar to crème brulee. This super easy flan is always a big hit! This would make a great dessert for a Cinco de Mayo fiesta! You will need: 1 can of evaporated milk ...

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A Laid-Back, Tasty Way to Add Fun to Any Occasion

A Laid-Back, Tasty Way to Add Fun to Any Occasion

One of the things that I love about childhood is how far a simple gesture goes; how quickly a pat on the back, treat, hug or tickle turns a frown upside down. And as a busy mom of two, I ...

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May The Fourth Be With You

May The Fourth Be With You

May the Fourth Be With You! Here is a fun craft to do on Star Wars Day with your little fan! What you need: Washable paint Paint brushes Black Marker Construction Paper Glitter, if you like sparkle What you do: ...

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Long Meddowe Days 2016

Long Meddowe Days 2016

The Longmeadow Historical Society is once again proud to be the sponsor of Long Meddowe Days! This 37th annual celebration will take place on May 21 and 22 on the Town Green in Longmeadow, MA. For the past 36 years ...

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