10 Things to Do in the Carpool Pickup Line

10 Things to Do in the Carpool Pickup Line

Almost every parent I know feels like there aren't enough hours in the day to finish the to-do list. If you pick up your kids from school, chances are you are spending 20-45 minutes sitting in the carpool pick up ...

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3 Creative Ways to Get to Know Your Neighbors

3 Creative Ways to Get to Know Your Neighbors

Feeling like a local in a new community can take years. Even longtime locals can feel isolated as houses nearby change hands. While having children of similar ages can often pave the road to meeting others in your community, it's ...

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Fall Tree "Leaf Globe"

Fall Tree "Leaf Globe"

What's better than watching the leaves fall this season? Especially leaves you don't have to rake! Recreate the “falling leaves” indoors with this project inspired by snow globes.What you need: Empty jar with lid (We used a mason jar.) Fall ...

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Hand in Hand Celebrates the Bond Between Mother and Child

Hand in Hand Celebrates the Bond Between Mother and Child

There is no denying the love between a parent and child. Now, this special bond is being celebrated in the newest book from renowned author-illustrator Rosemary Wells. Hand in Hand is a heartfelt picture book that utilizes adorable animals to ...

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Macaroni Sensory Sand

Macaroni Sensory Sand

SuppliesSand MacaroniFoam StarsBaggiePailMix sand, macaroni and foam stars for a fun sensory experience for your Mac Kid. Have them find the different items and discover the different textures. You can also add small toys and other objects. Leave the mixture ...

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Slow Cooker Ribs

Slow Cooker Ribs

School activities, busy weekends - this recipe is perfect for a delicious dinner with little prep. Round out your meal with a baked potato and some fresh corn. Ingredients: 1 rack of baby back ribs 2 Tbsp of rib spice ...

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Free Entrance Days at Our National Parks

Free Entrance Days at Our National Parks

The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016 and they want everyone to join the party! On 16 days in 2016, all National Park Service sites that usually charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone.The ...

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SCFD Free Days at Your Favorite Venues

SCFD Free Days at Your Favorite Venues

Colorado residents can enjoy FREE DAYS at some of our area's most popular destinations, thanks to SCFD funding and corporate sponsorship. Following are the free days for 2016 to some of our area's most popular family destinations. Mark your calendar ...

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2016 Blockbusters, Family Films, and Don't-Miss Movies

2016 Blockbusters, Family Films, and Don't-Miss Movies

If you are a family of cinephiles, this year's lineup of movie releases is sure to thrill you!JanuaryNorm of the North • PG (Animated Comedy) Norm, a polar bear, and his three buddies are forced out into the world when ...

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Family-Friendly Colorado Festivals: January - June

Family-Friendly Colorado Festivals: January - June

A number of festivals, fairs, and seasonal events take place each year around Colorado. If you're looking to take a staycation (or 12) this year, here's a good place to start! Find one that interests you and click on the ...

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Family-Friendly Colorado Festivals: July - December

Family-Friendly Colorado Festivals: July - December

A number of festivals, fairs, and seasonal events take place each year around Colorado. If you're looking to take a staycation (or 12) this year, here's a good place to start! Find one that interests you and click on the ...

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Anythink Libraries Bookmobile Schedule ~ Anythink in Motion

Anythink Libraries Bookmobile Schedule ~ Anythink in Motion

Visit the Anythink website or call 303.288.2018 for schedule changes or weather closures. Wednesday 9:30-10:30 am • KING SOOPERS 15051 E. 104th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 10:45 am-12 pm • REUNION RECREATION CENTER 17410 E. Parkside Dr. N. Commerce ...

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Kids' Meal Deals in Thornton, Northglenn, Brighton

Kids' Meal Deals in Thornton, Northglenn, Brighton

Most of these deals require the purchase of an adult entree. We recommend you call ahead to confirm, as restaurants can change nights/offers/details at any time. Please EMAIL ME if you know of any errors or omissions. MONDAYS ~Buffalo Wild ...

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Thornton, Northglenn, Brighton Parks and Trails

Thornton, Northglenn, Brighton Parks and Trails

Thornton parksThornton trails Thornton Skate ParkCarpenter Park and Open Space, Thornton Northglenn TrailsNorthglenn Parks & Greenway Trail System brochure/map Brighton parksBrighton city parks map Brighton Trails - quick reference Brighton Open Space, Gardens, & Park/Community TrailsBarr Lake State Park, BrightonRocky ...

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Libraries in Thornton, Northglenn, Brighton, E. Westminster

Libraries in Thornton, Northglenn, Brighton, E. Westminster

Anythink Brighton 327 E. Bridge St, Brighton303.405.3230 Anythink Huron Street9417 Huron Street, Thornton303.452.7534 Anythink York Street 8990 York St., Thornton303.405.3234 Anythink Wright Farms 5877 E. 120th Ave., Thornton303.405.3200 Westminster Public Libraries 3705 West 112th Avenue, Westminster, CO 80031 303.658.2601 7392 ...

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How to Get the Most Out of Macaroni Kid

How to Get the Most Out of Macaroni Kid

MKTNB is your source for all the scoop on kid activities and family fun (and sometimes stuff just for parents) in the Thornton/Northglenn, Brighton area of Colorado. We are here for Thornton, Northglenn, Brighton, and eastern Westminster area moms and ...

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