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Save the Date for our 2nd Annual "Back to School" Party!

Save the Date for our 2nd Annual "Back to School" Party!

We can't deny that summer is winding down and we're starting to set our sights on a new school year. But at Peoria Macaroni Kid, we think that's just one more reason to celebrate!Mark your calendars for Tuesday, August 5th ...

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Honoring a Profession of Dedication: It's National Zoo Keeper Week

Honoring a Profession of Dedication: It's National Zoo Keeper Week

Did you know that the 12 zoo keepers who work at the Peoria Zoo have a combined 120 years of experience with our Zoo? And several of the keepers came to Peoria Zoo with years of experience from other zoos. ...

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Moon Crafts: Remembering July 20th, 1969

Moon Crafts: Remembering July 20th, 1969

July 20th is the anniversary of the day man first walked on the moon. On that day in 1969, the words "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" became immortal. Some of you may remember exactly where ...

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Summer Dessert Recipe: Banana Boats

Summer Dessert Recipe: Banana Boats

"Banana boats" are a great summer dessert to make while camping or for a summer evening right in your own backyard. Make them over a campfire, on the grill or in the oven. Any way you choose to make them, ...

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Go Summer Exploring with Homemade Binoculars!

Go Summer Exploring with Homemade Binoculars!

There's still lots of summer to explore! It may be in your backyard, at a local park or at an farther away vacation destination. Get your kids into "explorer mode" by crafting up a set of homemade binoculars.Here's what you ...

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Are YOU a MacKid Family?

Are YOU a MacKid Family?

We LOVE our MacKid families! That's why we want to tell everyone about YOU! If you'd like to see your family featured in an upcoming newsletter AND enjoy a yummy dinner from our friends at Chick-Fil-A Peoria (sort of a ...

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