May 16, 2013
- Beaver County Summer Camp Guide
- Party Rockers Rentals
- FREE Ambridge Area Event May 26
- BRING A FRIEND FREE TO MOM CON
- Pittsburgh International Children’s Festival
- Touch-A-Truck 2013 May 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Advertise with Beaver Valley Mac Kid
- The Mom Con--Inspiring & Empowering Local Moms
- Gel Boards
- Basil Shrimp Pasta
- Macaroni Stork
- MOPS Consignment Sale
- Experience the Magic of Blue Ribbon Farms!
- Safety Tips
- This Week's Picks
- This Week's Calendar
- Teen Scene
- Plan Ahead
- Geneva College's Boys' and Girls' Basketball Camps
- Lifesteps Early Education Center Camp
- Extended Day Services Camp
- Franklin Center
- Merrick Summer Art Camp
- CCBC Summer Camps
- Blue Ribbon Farms Camp
- Camp Lakewood in Hopewell Township
- Henry Mancini Academy Summer Workshops
- Share Your Goodbye Ritual
- All Zen and Fitness Studio in Hopewell
- More Macaroni!!
Camps and activities for your kids right in our area!
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Bounce Houses, Inflatables, Game--Delivering all your party needs!
Are you planning a big graduation party, birthday party, or community event for the summer? Party Rockers Rentals is Beaver County’s newest party supply store! They carry a large supply of party products, including dozens of all-new inflatables and bounce houses, plus tents, tables, and chairs, and concessions.
Co-owners Jason Bumblis and Joe Sheesley started the business last year after hearing from others that some party-supply companies were renting dirty equipment and providing subpar customer relations and support. So, they stepped in, and now they deliver all of your ...
Showcase of youth groups, clubs, sports, and more!!
For parents in the Ambridge, Baden, South Heights, Harmony Township and Economy Area:
Have you ever wondered what organized activities there are for children to do in the area that you live in?
At this event, organizations who service ...
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Big Trucks and Kids Become Friends at the 6th Annual Touch-a-Truck Event
WHAT: The Junior League of Pittsburgh will host its sixth annual Touch-a-Truck event, a one of a kind, educational, and fun family festival.
The event gives children of all ages the opportunity to explore heavy machinery and meet the people who build, protect, and serve the Pittsburgh region.
Touch-a-Truck co-chair, Kristen Hawkins, promises this year will be bigger and better than ever. “Many past participants are returning with trucks kids love, and we are welcoming exciting new ...
Low rates, great exposure! Summer Specials!
Yes, I reach thousands of parents in Beaver County, but I keep my rates low. I want to be sure that advertising in the newsletter and on the website is not going to break your marketing/advertising budget, especially if ...
Macaroni Kid Registration Discount For May 23rd Conference : CALLING ALL MOMS
WHAT IS THE MOM CON?
You proudly watch as your kids grow, transform and become their own person, but what about you? You know the mom and woman you always envisioned yourself being, but life can sometimes get in the way. Welcome to The Mom Con!
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Interested in selling your gently used kids' clothing?
Right now, they're looking for anyone who is interested in selling their gently used baby, children, and maternity clothing/items. If you are, please contact email@example.com to receive seller information. Time to clean out your closets and make some money!
The MOPS Consignment Sale is June 22 at First Presbyterian Church in Beaver from 9 a.m. -3 p.m.
Summer Camps and Horse-Riding Lessons in Beaver County
Helpful tips for you and yours
Master Scott Homschek, owner and chief instructor of River Valley Tang Soo Do Academy in Ambridge, offers these tips to help keep your family safe:Street Smarts
If it is necessary for you to walk in town, alone or in a group, be sure to leave some space between you and the opening to an alley or doorway. An attacker can quickly pull you into an alley without other people seeing. Putting some distance between you and a potential hiding place for an attacker can help to keep you from ...
Thursday, May 16 through Sunday, May 19 - Pittsburgh International Children's Festival presented by the Pittsburgh International Children’s Theater
Where: The Festival will once again take place in the beautiful green spaces surrounding Schenley Plaza and the University of Pittsburgh in Oakland.When: show times varyWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: Cost varies with show. Please see website below for information. Schedule grid of events provided below.
Where: Merchant Street, 4th to 8th Street, AmbridgeWhen: Times vary by date; check the schedule linkWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: freeFor more info: Here's the schedule of events.
We’ll be paddling on the Allegheny River.
Where: Point State ParkWhen: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: *Cost: FREEFor more info: www.ventureoutdoors.org/vofest.aspx
Where: Strip District...parking lot of 15th and SmallmanWhen: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: Everyone who loves trucks!How: Purchase tickets.Cost: Tickets for all attendees 12 months and older can be purchased online for $4 or at the event for $5. Parking is FREE for attendees!For more info: The 2013 Co-Chairs are Heather Tomko and Kristen Hawkins. They can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where: 180 Kelso Road
McDonald, PA 15057
Office Phone, Monday – Friday 412-279-RACE
Race Day Phone, 724-695-0393 or 724-695-3363When: 7:00 PM (Gates open at 5 p.m.)Who: Anyone who loves racing!How: *Cost: Adults $15, Juniors 13 -16 $10, Children 6-12 $5, Under 6 FREEFor more info: For more information click here.
Where: B.F. Jones Library, AliquippaWhen: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AMWho: Infants and their caregiversHow: *Cost: freeFor more info: Please register by calling 724-375-2900 ext. 106
Where: Rochester LibraryWhen: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMWho: Kids 6 and youngerHow: *Cost: freeFor more info: *
Where: Health Hut in Chippewa
2580 Constituion Blvd, Beaver Falls, 15010
When: 6:00 PMWho: everyone concerned about their kids' health!How: *Cost: FREEFor more info: 724-843-3625
Where: Beaver LibraryWhen: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PMWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: Program is FREE but please register.For more info: *
Where: New Brighton LibraryWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: For kids up to age 6How: *Cost: freeFor more info: All programs are FREE, but please register by calling (724) 846-7991
Where: Beaver LibraryWhen: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PMWho: ages 3-12, children age 8 and under required caregiver to be present.How: *Cost: freeFor more info: Call 724-775-1132. No registration required.
Where: B.F. JonesWhen: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PMWho: School-age kidsHow: *Cost: freeFor more info: http://www.beaverlibraries.org/bfjones.htm
Call the children's library for more information: 724-375-2900 x106.
Where: Beaver Woods Neighborhood, Brighton Township. Directions: from 376W, Brighton exit, left off the exit, then follow signs. To ensure flow of traffic, please park on one side. Additional parking at Hardy Fields, take walkway to plan.When: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: everyone looking for a deal!How: *Cost: *For more info: *
Where: 2232 3rd Ave., New Brighton, next to the YMCAWhen: 9:00 AM (People start to line up for this program at 7 a.m.! It's first come, first served)Who: ANYONE in need of children's clothes. No questions asked.How: Lines for this program usually start around 7 a.m. First come, first servedCost: everything is freeFor more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/363496463747655/
Where: Engle Road, off of Route 68When: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: FreeFor more info: *
Where: Michaels in CenterWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (on the half hour)Who: everyoneHow: *Cost: $2 per child for a 30-minute craftFor more info: www.michaels.com
Where: Brady's Run Park, Shelter #12When: 11:00 AMWho: everyone--kids and adultsHow: *Cost: free, donations are welcomeFor more info: http://www.facebook.com/BeaverCountyConservationDistrict
Where: Beaver LibraryWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: kids starting to readHow: Call or stop by to register for a 15-minute reading sessionCost: Free, you must registerFor more info: Register by calling 724-775-1132
Join Radio Disney AM 1250 at the Venture Outdoors Festival at Point State Park. The Road Crew will have music, games and prizes from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. powered by PA Cyber.
Where: Point State Park
101 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222When: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PMWho: everyone!How: Come on over.Cost: Radio Disney Booth is always free
Where: BJ Jones in AliquippaWhen: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PMWho: A Story Time for children ages 3 - 6.How: *Cost: Program is FREE, but registration is required.For more info: *
Saturday, May 18 through Saturday, May 18 - Star Party with Beaver Valley Space Sciences Interest Group
Where: Brady's Run Ball FieldsWhen: 8:30 PM (starts at dusk)Who: everyone, kids included!How: *Cost: free
Where: Laughlin Library, AmbridgeWhen: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PMWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: Free but please register!For more info: *
Where: All Zen and Fitness Studio in HopewellWhen: 7:30 PM - 7:30 PMWho: teens and adultsHow: Just stop in and give it a try! It's free!Cost: freeFor more info: http://www.facebook.com/events/598501080175202/
Where: B.F. Jones Library, AliquippaWhen: 11 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.Who: ages 6 and under will enjoy with a caregiverHow: *Cost: FreeFor more info: Please register by calling 724-375-2900, ext. 106.
Where: Chippewa LibraryWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: PreschoolersHow: *Cost: FreeFor more info: Please register by calling 724-847-1450.
Where: Baden LibraryWhen: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMWho: For kids up to age 6How: *Cost: freeFor more info: http://www.beaverlibraries.org/baden.asp
Where: Baden LibraryWhen: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PMWho: For children pre-school age and oldeHow: *Cost: freeFor more info: http://www.beaverlibraries.org/baden.asp
Where: Chippewa LibraryWhen: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PMWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: FreeFor more info: *
Where: Center Express LibraryWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: kids under 6How: *Cost: freeFor more info: call 724-378-6227
Where: Rochester LibraryWhen: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PMWho: kids learning to readHow: *Cost: freeFor more info: *
Where: B.F. JonesWhen: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PMWho: For children under 6 years of age with a caregiver.How: Please call 724-375-2900 for more information.Cost: freeFor more info: http://www.beaverlibraries.org/bfjones.htm
Where: Monaca LibraryWhen: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PMWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: Program is FREE but please registerFor more info: *
Where: B.F. Jones Library in AliquippaWhen: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PMWho: Ages 12-17How: *Cost: FreeFor more info: Stop by the Teen Area and fill out an application form today!
Where: New Shieffield area, 21st and Davidson StreetsWhen: n/aWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: freeFor more info: Times and schedule here.
appearance. If you have any further questions please contact the Member Service Director.
Where: Life Center (behind YMCA)When: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: everyone, members and non-members! Free to the communityHow: Pre-registration required. Limited Space Available.Cost: FREE to the communityFor more info: 724-891-8439 Pre-registration required
Where: 3rd Avenue, New BrightonWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AMWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: FREEFor more info: http://newbrightonpa.org/
Where: 3rd St, BeaverWhen: 10:30 AMWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: FREEFor more info: *
Day camps, shooting camps, overnight camps!
You can register online for these camps! Registration links are below.
Above the Hoop Basketball Camps
Above The Hoop, LLC. / Geneva College Basketball Camps are designed to help build the complete basketball player! Camp Directors: Jeff Santarsiero and Lori Wynn
2013 Boys Camp Info
- June 11-13 Guard/Post Shooting Camp
Open to boys grades 4-11
9-12 p.m. The camp focuses on shooting form, approach and building confidence. The camp focuses daily on becoming a better shooter/post player.
- June 15 Team ...
For kids of all abilities
The summer camp program at Lifesteps Early Education Center offers children of all abilities continued structure throughout the summer months to ensure each child's development and daily routines go uninterrupted. This summer, each classroom will follow a "Summer Discovery Program" theme.
Weeks 1 & 2: Robo Camp; Imagine It, Build It, and Watch It Go!
Weeks 3 & 4: Wacky Science Lab
Weeks 5 & 6: Discovering Dinosaurs
All Early Education Center programs provide a family-focused curriculum, a secure building and outdoor playground, and FREE developmental ...
As much or as little as you want!
At College Square Elementary School (375 College Avenue in Beaver)
Extended Day Services is offering a full-day Summer Camp including swimming, field trips, on-site special days, sports, cooking, arts and crafts, tournaments, and a fun reading and math review for each grade level!
Click here to see the Summer Camp website!
Six different activities are offered each day, including indoor and outdoor sports, art, cooking, science, and much more! New this year: They are also offering a fun summer reading and math review tailored ...
All camps are FREE!
Franklin Center of Beaver County’s youth summer camp applications are now available. This summer, FCBC will be offering the following programs from June 24th-August 2nd (tentative dates). (NOTE: age changes have taken place for some programs):
The Green Team (ages 11-14) will feature an introduction to science and invention/entrepreneurship. Students can expect to invent new solutions to environmental and science-based problems and learn how to take those solutions to market.
STEMS Summer Science Camp (ages 15-18) will continue to provide ...
For ages 5-12!
Art Camp explores various art mediums and projects for children. This summer's theme is Around the World in Art. Here's the Gallery's summer camp page and online registration form.
Where: Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton
June 17 to 20, 2013: EUROPE (Master Works); AFRICA (Art of the Mask); INDIA (Spice of Life); ASIA (Oriental Puppetry). The Morning Session is 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
June 24 to 27, 2013: AUSTRALIA (Caves of the Outback); ANARCTICA (Explorer’s ...
For all ages!
To register, call 724-480-3575.
Camp dates: June 24-July 19, 2013
Week 1: June 24 – June 28, 2013
Week 2: July 1 – July 5, 2013 (4 days - no classes Thurs.)
Week 3: July 8 – July 12, 2013
Week 4: July 15 – July 19, 2013
Camps are broken down by age: Age 6-8; Age 9-12; Age 13-18
Click here to see the CCBC's camp flyer with dates, times, classes, and costs.
Camp Contact: Dante DeNome 724.581.8919
Horse Camp and Little Farmers Camp
Blue Ribbon Farms Horse Camp
When: June 18-20 and August 13-15 form 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Who: All Grade Students
Space is limited. Please contact Blue Ribbon Farms today to secure your attendance and to get information on fees.
Horse Camp description:
This camp is geared to cover basic horse care and riding. The children are divided by skill and experience level ...
Canoeing, paddleboating, crafts, games and more!
OPEN TO EVERYONE -- REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!
Children will experience nature, canoeing, paddle boating, crafts, games, and more at Camp Lakewood!
Who: Campers aged 4-8 and 9-13 can interact in their respective age groups and make new friends as they enjoy the great outdoors.
Where: This camp is held at Hopewell Community Park, Monday through Thursday, with a sleep over Thursday evening concluding the week. Thursday evening’s activities begin at 8:00 p.m. Registration begins May 4.
When: Camp sessions run from June ...
Art, Dance, Music, Photography and more!
Intro to Digital Photography & Photoshop
Ages 11-14 | Monday - Friday | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Learn the operation of the digital still camera. In-class projects will provide an opportunity to improve composition and technical skills through guided practice. Bring your own digital camera. Complete the workshop by learning the basic tools in Photoshop to edit and enhance your photographs.
“Plein Air Painting” with Pastels
Ages 13 & up | Monday - Wednesday | 9 ...
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Goodbyes can be difficult for some--the ending of a school or child care program year, or even at the beginning or end of a day! Goodbye rituals, like a hug or a special phrase, can make a child's transition from one setting to another more comfortable for the child (and even for the family and early learning provider!).
What is your best goodbye ritual involving ...
All-new class will debut in June!!
All Zen, owned by Barb Michna, opened last October and has a full complement of classes. She offers Yoga, Pilates, belly dance lessons, Zumba, and exercise pole dance. (Yes, exercise pole dance is an actual class! And Barb is a licensed instructor. Go check it out.)
Barb also owns Get Pampered Salon and Spa, which has been in business for nine years. She ...
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