March 9, 2011
- Freestyle Motocross is blazing into Hampton
- MKVB welcomes MegaByte Tykes
- MKVB welcomes Teeny Tiny Farm
- Get your Shamrock on!
- Daylight Savings Reminder!
- This Week's Calendar
- Teen Scene
- Plan Ahead
- Mrs.O's Corner
- Macaroni Women
- "Know Where To Go"
- Macaroni Made
- Macaroni Tips
- Military Macaroni
- On the Macaroni Menu...
- On the Macaroni Menu...
and we're sending two subscribers and their families!
Freestyle Motocross (also known as FMX) is a variation on the sport of motocross in which motorcycle riders attempt to impress judges with jumps and stunts.
You and your family can watch FMX up close and personal when FMX comes to the Hampton Coliseum on March 18 and 19th for two shows. Tickets are available now on ticketmaster.com or you can enter our giveaway for a chance to win 4 tickets to the Friday March 18th show at 7:30pm.
To enter this giveaway, send an email to lesleyannem ...
MKVB is excited to welcome MegaByte Tykes as our newest advertiser! MegaByte Tykes unique computer classes for children and mobile classroom offer an exciting opportunity for your children to learn about technology. My own son has been taking classes, and loves them! He's so proud of what he is learning, and MegaByte Tykes sends home a note with the information that allows me to get online and review with him. Owner, Diedre Thompson, makes learning fun and exciting, and the children love her enthusiam. Read below to learn more ...
MKVB is proud to welcome The Teeny Tiny Farm Traveling Pony Rides and Petting Zoo as our newest advertiser!
The Teeny Tiny Farm Traveling Pony Rides and Petting Zoos provides mobile pony rides and mobile petting zoos for any occasion at any location.
"We Bring the Farm to You" is our Motto! We bring our cute little miniature farm animals to your backyard, local park, place of business, church, school, daycare or where ever you want us to come for birthday parties, family reunions, company picnics, festivals, fairs, farmer's ...
St.Patrick's Day events
Friday March 11, 2011
Shamrockin in Ghent
6 – 10pm Colley Avenue in Ghent
free and open to the public
Saturday March 12, 2011
Shamrock the Block at Virginia Beach Town Center
Shamrocks and Leprechauns and Music, oh, my! Saint Patrick in all his green finery comes to the Town Center of Virginia Beach for a day of Celtic fun! Music, dance and plenty of activities for everyone. Music by Celtica and Cindy Kays, dance by The Reel Thing School of Irish Dance and the Scottish Dance Theater ...
Where: Barnes & Noble Lynnhaven 701 Lynnhaven Pkwy
Virginia Beach, VA 23452When: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AMWho: Open to the publicHow: Store phone number: 757-340-4055Cost: freeFor more info: THIS WEEK: The Little Rabbit Who Liked to Say Moo
Where: MacArthur MallWhen: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: To make a reservation please call 757-339-9482!!Cost: $14.99 per child
Where: Chrysler Museum of ArtWhen: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PMWho: open to the public, children 6 and older with adultHow: www.chrysler.orgCost: free
Where: This program meets in the Marsh Pavilion and will take place inside during inclement weather. Virginia Aquarium- 717 General Booth Blvd 23451When: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AMWho: Open to the publicCost: Free with paid admission, free to members
Where: The Old Coast Guard Station
24th Street and Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VAWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: Call 422-1587 for reservations or more information.Cost: free with admission
Where: Virginia Aquarium 717 General Booth Blvd, Virginia BeachWhen: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PMWho: open to the publicCost: Members $7; Non-members $10
Where: The Silver Rattle 1611A Colley Ave Norfolk, VA, 23504When: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AMWho: Open to the pubicCost: free
Where: Barnes & Noble Town Center 4485 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VAWhen: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: 757-671-2331Cost: free
Where: Chesapeake Square Mall
4200 Portsmouth Blvd.
Chesapeake VA, 23321When: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: Please contact Amber Caudell at 757-488-9639 or [email protected]Cost: free
Where: Chrysler MuseumWhen: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: free
Where: Barnes & Noble TCC MacArthur Center Kid's DepartmentWhen: 2:00 PM - 2:45 PMWho: open to the publicHow: (757)625-3459Cost: free
Where: various locationsWhen: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: FOR RESERVATIONS PLEASE CALL CARRIE AT 757-339-9482 OR DANA AT 757-237-2516.Cost: $14.99 PER CHILD AND $7.99 PER ADULT.For more info: 3/14- 12pm-Cinderella @ MacArthur Mall, Elmo @ Chesapeake Square Mall 3/15- Mickey @ MacArthur (12pm), Elmo @ Military Circle 6pm 3/15- 12pm-Cinderella @Chesapeake Square 3/16- 12pm-Elmo @ MacArthur
Where: Barnes & Noble inside Lynnhaven MallWhen: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AMWho: Open to the publicHow: 757-340-4055Cost: free
Where: Wells Theater NorfolkWhen: 6:30 PM - 11:00 PMWho: Teens- high school and upHow: email [email protected] or call 757.627.6988 ext 358Cost: $15 per person
Where: The Perry Family Theatre 485 St. Paul's Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23510When: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (3PM shows on Sat & Sun)Who: Open to the publicCost: $17 adult, $12 childFor more info: * Join us before the show (Sat. or Sun.) for a special Tea with Ariel!
Enjoy tea, light snacks and pictures with Disney’s most beloved mermaid!
Only $15 plus show ticket. Reservations required as seating is limited.
Where: Hampton ColiseumWhen: 7:30 PM - 11:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: Tickets available at the Hampton Coliseum Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com, or at (800) 745-3000.Cost: Adults - $18
Kids (Ages 2-12) - $5
All tickets $2 more day of show
Facility, Convenience, and Handling Fees may apply.
Where: Dominion Towers 999 Waterside Drive Norfolk, VA 23510When: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: Open to the publicHow: To register, sponsor or volunteer for the event, visit www.theupcenter.org or call Jessica Oulahan at 757-965-8649, email [email protected].Cost: Adults(prices increase $15 effective 3/18/2011) Noncompetitive Entry: $25 ,Competitve Entry (25, 50 or 100 stories): $35 Children (ages 8 to 17) Noncompetitive Entry: $15, Competitive Entry(25, 50 or 100 stories): $15
Tell it Again!
Tell it Again!
A few weeks ago I told you that there are 3 ways to read a book: by reading the pictures, reading the words or by retelling. Want to know what makes it a good retelling? Well here you go…
There are several things that you need to include and know to make the retelling of the book complete. Some of the important story elements are:
1. Title and Author
2. Main Characters
3. Setting (where the story takes place)
These are the key ...
March is Women's History Month
History of National Women's History Month
By Molly Murphy MacGregor, Executive Director and Cofounder
National Women's History Project, www.nwhp.org
As recently as the 1970's, women's history was virtually an unknown topic in the K-12 curriculum or in general public consciousness. To address this situation, the Education Task Force of the Sonoma County (California) Commission on the Status of Women initiated a "Women's History Week" celebration for 1978.
The week March 8th, International Women's Day, was chosen as the focal point of the ...
Events for Macaroni Parents courtesy of vbnightlife.com
Vbnightlife.com promotes nightlife entertainment events in Virginia Beach, including fundraisers, bands and DJs, club events, cultural events and more. Through a free membership, members receive a weekly "Weekend Update" e-newsletter that features all the events taking place in the upcoming weekend that adults would enjoy.
Every week, vbnightlife.com will be sharing with Macaroni Kid Virginia Beach their top picks for the upcoming weekend.
Below are this weekend's vbnightlife.com TOP PICK events for adults:
Thursday: Jack Becker LIVE at Boneshaker's Sports Bar and Grill
Friday night ...
When the first coat of paint dries, paint on the details such as a ...
Helping Your Children Adjust to Daylight Savings
Daylight Savings is this Sunday, March 13th.
Before bed, turn clocks ahead 1 hour. If your child normally sleeps till 6:30 AM, the next morning she will likely sleep till 7:30 AM. Her entire schedule - naps and bedtime - will then shift one hour later.
If you're happy about this change, great! Just protect her room from too much light in the early morning, and use white noise so she won't wake with the birds.
If you'd rather help your child get back to her usual ...
Events and information for Military families
- Visit Hampton, Virginia!
The entire month of March, the Virginia Air & Space Center is celebrating
FREEdom Days! Veterans, retired and active duty military, their
spouses and dependents, will receive free exhibit admission with the
presentation of their military ID. Military families will also receive
free motion simulator rides, discounts on IMAX admission, ...and
discounts at the gift store. www.vasc.org
Irish Soda Bread
Rebenack Irish Soda Bread Recipe by Margaret Sullivan
4C Hecker’s Unbleached Flour
1 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Baking Soda
2 tsp Salt
2 TBSP Sugar
2 C (approx) Buttermilk
1/4 Box Raisins (15 oz size)
Caraway Seeds (optional-or between 1-2 TBSP)
Mix flour, salt, sugar, powder & soda together. Add seeds & raisins and mix well. Add buttermilk a little at a time-should not be sticky, should feel like velvet.
Form into one ball, bowl should be clean. Knead on floured board 30 turns. Lay into 9” greased and ...
St. Patrick's Rainbow Cupcakes
Cake batter of choice
4 different food colors
Candy wrapped in gold (gold coins, Roll-O's, etc)
Make your batter as you normally would for cupcakes and divide the batter into 4 bowls.
Add drops of food color to each bowl. I used yellow, green, blue, and red.
Layer your batter into your lined cupcake pan one at a time in any order of choice. I did blue, red, green, then yellow on top.
Bake according to directions.
Tint your icing green and decorate your cooled cupcakes. Top ...
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