November 23, 2013
- It's the Busy Busiest Time of Year
- Macaroni Kid Basics
- GET YOUR BUSINESS LISTED IN OUR DIRECTORY!!!
- ELF THE MUSICAL: Premieres in PGH, Nov. 26-Dec. 1, Benedum Center
- Pittsburgh Children's International Theatre presents: Time for Fun
- Potted Potter, November 20-24, 2013
- Plaid Tidings Opened November 7th
- Thanksgiving on a Budget
- CELEBRATE TODAY
- FEELING CHARITABLE? CHECK OUT THESE OPPORTUNITIES
- DEALS AND STEALS
- SOMETHING PINTERESTING??
- A Musical Christmas Carol coming to the Byham
- HIGHMARK® FIRST NIGHT® PITTSBURGH 2014
- Pittsburgh International Children's Theater Seeks Volunteers
- Wicked Returns to Pittsburgh
- Princesses, Globetrotter, Fresh Beat Band and More
- November's Palace Theatre Line-Up
- Carnegie Museum announces Kids and Family Programs
- POLAR EXPRESS RETURNS TO CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER
- THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED... AND WINNERS!!!
- Fall Leaf Candle Jar
- Recipe: Chicken Biscuits
Welcome to Westmoreland County's best Kid and Family Event Newsletter!
Whoa....where is November going...Thankgiving, then Christmas, then a NEW YEAR! YIKES!
This is a shortened newsletter this week with LOTS of great Theatre reviews! We'll be back next week with tons of holiday events and activities. Are you excited for the Holiday Season???
We've got some great giveaways, big changes and possibly an exciting announcement headed your way!
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OUR REVIEW...Another holiday show NOT to miss!
Tickets Sales Are Bustling For The Pittsburgh Premiere Of
ELF THE MUSICAL
Tuesday, November 26 through Sunday, December 1, 2013 at The Benedum Center
NETworks Presentations, LLC, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Unique Features, bring the Broadway musical ELF to the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh. Tickets are available, but limited, for performances Tuesday, November 26 to Sunday, December 1, 2013; with best availability on Thursday, November 28. ELF THE MUSICAL is part of the PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series, presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Broadway Across America and Pittsburgh ...
See Our Review! Last Performances THIS WEEKEND!
THE UNAUTHORIZED HARRY EXPERIENCE
A PARODY BY DAN AND JEFF
OUR REVIEW by guest writers Laszlo and Abby Bartos
Potted Potter, a show for people of all ages! Potted is a 70-minute parody that briefly summarizes the key parts of all 7 books using music, props and a lot of laughs. If you love comedy mashed up with your favorite book series, your in the right place!
I attended the performance with my ...
OUR REVIEW...A Holiday Show NOT TO MISS!!!
The Boys are BACK with Stockings Full of Tunes!
Pittsburgh CLO is pleased to announce the return of the boys you know and love, back to perform their harmonious melodies in a show that is sure to lift your Holiday spirit. Plaid Tidings will open at the CLO Cabaret November 7 and run through January 12. Tickets start at $34.75 and are available online at CLOCabaret.com, by calling 412-456-6666 or at the Box Office at Theater Square. Call 412-325-1582 for group discounts and special event planning.
About the ...
Tips on how to save on the cost of "The Bird"!
- The cost of a turkey usually takes up 40 percent of your Thanksgiving meal ...
NOVEMBER CELEBRATES ALL MONTH
I Am So Thankful Month
Family Stories Month
Anything Can Happen Month
National Blog Posting Month
Good Nutrition Month
Child Safety Protection Month
National Adoption Awareness Month
National Homeless Youth Awareness Month
Peanut Butter Lovers Month
American Diabetes Month
Epilepsy Awareness Month
Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month
NOVEMBER CELEBRATES THESE SPECIAL DAYS
1 All Saints Day
1 National Authors’ Day
1 Family Literacy Day
2 Look for Circles Day
2 Cookie Monster’s birthday
2 Book Lovers Day
3 Daylight Savings Time Ends
3 Sandwich Day ...
“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.”
― Maya Angelou
Children’s Tumor Foundation
Spaghetti Dinner & Holiday Craft Show
November 23 12:00p.m. – 5p.m.
Greensburg Masonic Lodge
349 Donahue Rd. Greensburg, PA
$8 Per Adult/ $5 Per Child
Click HERE for the FACEBOOK EVENT
Pittsburgh Mercy Health System's 10th Annual Reindeer Ball
Sunday, December 1, 2013 4p.m. -7p.m.
The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh Hotel
$100 Per Adult/ $50 Per Child
For more information or to purchase tickets click ...
Trying To Save $$$$...Check these out!
**Deals and Steals will return next week**
PLEASE NOTE *None of these deals are connected to Macaroni Kid North Huntingdon - Greensburg we are merely offering links to local deals that you might find helpful. We are NOT responsible for the discontinuation of any deals or follow through of any deal you may purchase*
I could spend days on Pinterest looking up recipes and crafts and inspirational sayings and ….
**Something Pinteresting will return next week...in the mean time..
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Tickets for Pittsburgh CLO’s A Musical Christmas Carol on Sale Now
Make Pittsburgh CLO Your Home for the Holidays
Pittsburgh CLO’s 22nd annual holiday production of A Musical Christmas Carol will entertain audiences of all ages December 6-22 at the Byham Theater. Now is the perfect time to start a new holiday tradition with family and friends or rekindle a tradition from years past. Tickets are on sale now and start at just $28.75, with half-priced tickets available for children ages 3 to 14, sponsored by ...
PITTSBURGH CULTURAL TRUST ANNOUNCES
HIGHMARK® FIRST NIGHT® PITTSBURGH 2014
CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY ON NEW YEAR’S EVE
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announced that this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration, scheduled to take place in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh’s Cultural District on Tuesday, December 31, 2013, will highlight the history of Highmark First Night Pittsburgh and commemorate 20 years of the family-friendly community event through special programs and new activities. Highmark First Night Pittsburgh 2014 is produced by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust with generous support from Highmark ...
Love Seeing Theater in your Neighborhood?
The Pittsburgh International Children’s Theater, a division of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, is seeking volunteers for the Family Series performances that take place at six locations throughout the area. The series is made possible in-part through the generous help of volunteers. Volunteers help by tearing tickets, ushering, creating activities, and attending community events.
For more information about becoming a volunteer, call 412-417-6073 or email: Michelina Pollini: [email protected]
For more information about Pittsburgh International Children’s Theater, visit: www.TrustArst.org
BY STEPHEN SCHWARTZ AND WINNIE HOLZMAN
BASED ON THE NOVEL BY GREGORY MAGUIRE
JANUARY 15 – FEBRUARY 9, 2014 | BENEDUM CENTER
PITTSBURGH, PA – After breaking box office records in 2011, WICKED, Broadway’s biggest blockbuster, will return to Pittsburgh’s Benedum Center January 15 through February 9, 2014. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale Monday, November 4, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. WICKED is part of the PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series, presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Broadway Across America and Pittsburgh Symphony.
“The Pittsburgh Cultural ...
AT the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Center
Wednesday, Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm
Wednesday, Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm
November's line-up of shows at The Palace Theatre and Greensburg Garden & Civic Center include:
• TheatreStage Right's Shrek The Musical - Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 22-24 at The Palace Theatre
• Theatre IV's The Shoemaker and the Christmas Elves - Friday, November 29 at The Palace Theatre
• Branson On The Road® - Christmas Style - Saturday, November 30 at The Palace Theatre
FREE PARKING near The Palace for evening and weekend shows; check out the details below. Always free parking at Greensburg Garden & Civic Center!
DINING OPTIONS in Downtown Greensburg include several ...
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Announces
Kids and Family Programs for 2013–2014
Exciting programs for kids and families at Carnegie Museum of Natural History are a great way to explore nature and get hands-on with science. Please visit the website, www.carnegiemnh.org, for the most current information.
Breakfast with Dinosaurs
December 14, 2013—with a special appearance by Santa-saurus
April 19, 2014
May 10, 2014
Breakfast served 8–8:40 a.m.
To register, contact Program Registration at 412.622.3288 or email ProgramRegistration ...
TICKETS PLEASE! POLAR EXPRESS RETURNS TO CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER
CLASSIC FAMILY MOVIE IS THE CENTERPIECE FOR BREAKFAST EXPRESS, SLEEPOVER
The Polar Express: An IMAX Experience, a holiday classic and tradition for many families, returns to the Rangos Omnimax Theater at Carnegie Science Center – Pittsburgh’s biggest screen – on Friday, Nov. 22.
As the film returns to the theater, so do several beloved annual Science Center events.
On three Saturdays -- Dec. 7, 14, and 21--families can spend their morning on the Breakfast Express. Families will enjoy a piping-hot breakfast, The Polar ...
Macaroni Kid Stork arrives
CLO announces 2014 Season
CLO seeking internship candidates
30 Day Thankful Challenge
WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER!!! Below is the list of our latest winners:
Penn Hills Where Were We: Meghan E.
Time for Fun Vouchers: Lauren P.
Circus Motorcycles: Alice M.
Peter Pan Vouchers: Melissa G.
Circus Vouchers: Jamie M.
Peanut Butter Cup Contest: Meghan H.
Circus Motorcycles: Alice M.
Reuse, Recycle, & Create
- Clean Mason Jar (You can also use a clean spaghetti sauce jar.)
- Mod Podge (Make your own with 2 parts white school glue to 1 part water.)
- Paint Brush
- Prepare your leaves. This step takes some planning ...
A dinner solution when you don't know what's for dinner!
This easy recipe takes advantage of all that randomness that may be in your fridge right now and turns it into a delicious and family-friendly meal.
- 1 can of buttermilk biscuits
- ½ cup cooked chicken, shredded or diced
- 1 tablespoon ranch dressing
- Shredded cheese (or cheese slices if that's ...
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