December 5, 2013
- A Beaver County Christmas
- River Valley Tang Soo Do Academy
- Harlem Globetrotters @ CONSOL on 12/26 - 7pm
- BV Mac Kid "Shop Local" Holiday Gift Guide!
- Santapalooza at Latitude 40! A FREE EVENT!
- Play With Your Food!
- I’m Dreaming of a GREEN Christmas
- Carrie's -- A Great New Shop In Beaver!
- PBT's The Nutcracker
- Pick your Christmas Tree!
- White Christmas at Lincoln Park
- Fall/Holiday Photography Guide
- Safety Tips
- This Week's Picks
- This Week's Calendar
- Teen Scene
- A Musical Christmas Carol
- First Steps Pediatrics Now In Beaver!
- Toys For Tots Collection Spots
- Rome Inspirations: Your Place For Holiday Shopping!
- Three Rivers Classic College Hockey Tournament
- The #1 Way To Save Money on Your Heating Bills
Lots of events this weekend
* Pictures with Santa at the North Sewickley Volunteer Fire Department
* Santa's Workshop at Penn Bistro
* Visit with Santa at Hopewell Park
* Christmas at the Vicary Mansion
* Christmas in the Park in New Brighton
* The Festival of Trees at Brady's Run
* Christmas ...
The perfect place for the whole family to learn martial arts!
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Giveaway, specials and deals for Mac Kid readers!
The Gift Guide is a special feature that will be on this site ...
A parade, photos, and game cards!
Santa will give each child who sits on his lap:
- $10 in Free Game Play ($5 that is for 12/14/13 ONLY and $5 that is good on a Future Visit)
These easy holiday crafts let you Eat The Fun
These edible No-Bake Holiday Cookie ...
Quick tips to make your holidays more eco-friendly and economical
Items for women and girls--jewelry, apparel, accessories, and more!
Carrie Stiger, the owner, wanted to create a shop that is unique from any other. She does that by adding new items to the ...
Plus, PBT Premieres First-Ever, Autism-Friendly Performance During 2013 Nutcracker Season
For the first time this season, PBT will present a special, autism-friendly performance of “The Nutcracker” at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, in addition to 22 public performances. PBT will be the first professional ballet company in the country to adapt this holiday classic for patrons with sensory sensitivities and their families.
Recognized as one of the most ...
A listing of tree farms in the Beaver County area
Janoski's Farm and Greenhouse
Address: 1714 State Route 30, Clinton, PA
What’s there: Christmas Open House, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
When: Winter hours are 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. every day
For more information: (724) 899-3438 or [email protected] or www.janoskis.com/
Buchanan Evergreen Farms
Address: 3259 State Route 18 Hookstown, PA 15050.
What’s there: You can cut your own Christmas tree, choose from pre-cut trees hanging in their barn, or take home a live Christmas ...
December 6-8 and 13-14
Special discounts for Mac Kid readers!
I'm very happy to present the third annual Beaver Valley Macaroni Kid Fall/Holiday Photgraphy Guide! This is a great resource for parents who are looking for professional photographers in our area! Get your fall photos or holiday picture appointments set up now. Whether you prefer a studio or an on-location shoot, you'll find someone in this guide who can capture beautiful memories of your family.
And here's a bonus--many of these photographers are also offering some great discounts for you because you're a Mac Kid ...
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:Man's Best Friend Can Be a Burglar's Worst Nightmare!
A very effective early warning and deterrent system is a dog. Dogs have much better hearing than humans and usually bark when they hear strange noises outside. A dog can alert you that someone unfamiliar is outside, before you would know they were there. Be sure to choose a dog that is appropriate to ...
Where: Pathway Church (formerly Chippewa Evangelical Free Church)
239 Braun Rd.
Beaver Falls, PA 15010When: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: This program is intended for youth aged 10 and up to attend with a parent.How: You can fill out registration forms found here.Cost: $5 per person, scholarships available for people in need.For more info: For more information, contact Community Health Challenge at 724-432-3474 or read this article in Beaver Valley Macaroni Kid.
Where: CCBC, Health Sciences CenterWhen: 6:30 PM - 8:15 PMWho: parents and kids interested in learning more about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)How: Activities: Make and Take Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream for kids and Gumshoe Science for teens and adults.Cost: freeFor more info: To RSVP, call 724-378-2882 ext. 17 with the number of children and adults attending.
Where: Lincoln Park Performing Arts CenterWhen: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and SundayWho: everyone who enjoys musicals!How: *Cost: Ticket prices: $25 -- $20 -- $15. Tickets can be ordered online at http://www.lppac.org/events/show.php?page=75For more info: http://www.lppacenter.org/events/show.php?page=130
Where: Old Economy VillageWhen: 2 to 9 p.m. on Dec. 7; 2 to 7 p.m. on Dec. 8Who: everyoneHow: Concerts in the Feast Hall Saturday and Sunday by several area choirs, Many hands on activities for children. Storytelling and games in Das Kinderhaus.Cost: Adults $12.00 ~ $9 Seniors -- Children 3-11 $6.00 ~ Under 3 free
Where: North Sewickley Volunteer Fire DepartmentWhen: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: Prizes, drawings and lots of fun!!!For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/654477031241131/
Where: Hopewell Community Park in Hopewell Township 2500 Laird Drive, Aliquippa, PA 15001When: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: everyoneHow: Kids enjoy a fun day at the park to get in the Christmas spirit!Cost: Free Admission, Free Pictures with Santa, Free Pictures with live reindeer, Free Cookie Decorating and Crafting for Kids, Free Picture with Christmas Backdrop, Free Entertainment. Charge for your food purchases.For more info: Craft Vendors can contact Pam at 724-462-6236 if they would like space. All communities are welcome to the event and the trails are open for cool weather hiking!
Saturday, December 7 through Saturday, December 7 - Monaca Hometown Christmas Parade & Light Up Night
Where: downtown MonacaWhen: 2:00 PMWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: FREE
Where: Townsend Park, Third Avenue, New BrightonWhen: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: everyoneHow: Wreaths decorated by New Brighton Elementary School students will be on display and auctioned off later in the evening. Santa Claus will also be arriving after the decorations are lit. Children and families are welcome to visit with Santa during this festive occasion.Cost: freeFor more info: http://www.newbrightonpa.org/
Where: Center Stage, Old Brodhead Rd., Monaca, PA 15061When: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: Free to get in.
Where: Sangha Center for Yoga and Wellness, 428 3rd Street, BeaverWhen: 1:00 PMWho: Ages 4-9How: *Cost: $5For more info: New students are always welcome! Please pre-register online as space may be limited.
Where: The Rochester Public Library, 252 Adams StreetWhen: n/aWho: everyoneHow: The library is open Mondays, Wednesdays from noon to 7 p.m. and Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Cost: freeFor more info: For more information, call the library at (724) 774-7783.
Where: Oglebay, and the Winter Festival of Lights, is located 4 miles from I-70 at Exit 2A. It is 60 miles from Pittsburgh via I-79 south and I-70 west and around 60 miles from the center of Beaver County using the Southern Beltway.When: 5:00 PM (5:00 PM - 10:00 PM open until 10 p.m. Sun-Thurs. & open until 11 p.m. Fri.-Sat.)Who: everyoneHow: *Cost: A per car donation is requested and is valid for the entire festival season.For more info: http://www.oglebay-resort.com/fol.htm
Where: On Route 30, only two miles from the Pittsburgh International Airport, and fifteen minutes from shopping at the Mall at Robinson. 600 Clinton Park Drive, Clinton, PA 15026When: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PMWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: $10 donation per car is asked.For more info: http://www.christmaslightup.com/
Where: Byham TheaterWhen: Times varyWho: Please Note: Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted to the theater.How: Purchase a ticket. Sponsored by First Niagara.
1/2 price tickets for kids 3-14 sponsored by Macy's!Cost: Cost varies.For more info: http://www.pittsburghclo.org/shows/view/8/refer:clo-shows
Where: Benedum CenterWhen: Show times varyWho: Everyone!How: Purchase tickets here: http://pbt.culturaldistrict.org/production/36570/the-nutcracker#tab=buy_ticketsCost: Ticket prices varyFor more info: http://www.pbt.org/Nutcracker
Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 8 - 24th Annual Beaver County Festival of Trees at the Brady's Run Lodge
Where: Brady's Run Lodge in Brady's Run ParkWhen: time varies by dayWho: everyoneHow: Nov. 28: 5-9 p.m.; Nov. 29: Noon -9 p.m.; Nov. 30: Noon to 9 p.m.; Dec. 1: Noon -9 p.m.; Dec. 6: 5 to 9 p.m.; Dec. 7 and 8: noon - 9 p.m.Cost: Ages 13-62, $4; seniors 63 and older $3; 6- 12 years old $1; ages 5 and under free.For more info: http://www.beavercountyfestivaloftrees.org/
Where: Independence Township Community Center, 116 School Road, 15001When: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: everyoneHow: Please support our Christmas giving project and bring breakfast cereal--hot or cold, any size, must be unopened and unexpired.Cost: Adults: $8
Kids 5-12: $5
Kids 4 and under eat free!For more info: 724-378-3739
Where: Chippewa United Methodist Church, 2545 Darlington Road, Beaver Falls, PA 15010 (Chippewa Township) (Beaver County, PA) and Community Life Center, 118 McMillen Ave., Beaver Falls, PAWhen: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PMWho: everyone!How: *Cost: Free
Where: Michaels in CenterWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (on the half hour)Who: Ages 3 and upHow: *Cost: $2 per child for a 30-minute craftFor more info: www.michaels.com
Where: Penn Bistro
615 Penn Ave.
New BrightonWhen: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: Purchase $7 admission tickets at the Penn Bistro gymnasium. Free snacks and beverages will be provided.For more info: http://www.newbrightonpa.org/
Where: Four Mile Church
6078 Tuscarawas Rd.
BeaverWhen: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: *
Where: Pat Catan's in AliquippaWhen: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PMWho: kids onlyHow: make n takeCost: *For more info: http://www.patcatans.com/site/393/Calendar.aspx
Where: Baden Memorial LibraryWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: freeFor more info: http://www.beaverlibraries.org/baden.asp or (724) 869-3960
Where: CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS EXPRESSION, 1217 7th Ave., Beaver Falls, PA 15010When: 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM (classes from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; you get a 1/2 hour time slot for class)Who: Ages 7 and upHow: *Cost: members: $60
(Prices per 10-week session)
Where: Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society, 416 6th Street, MonacaWhen: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PMWho: everyoneHow: The open house is on the following dates: Nov. 30-Dec.1,
Dec. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22 and Dec. 28-29Cost: Free admission, but donations are always accepted!For more info: http://bcmrr.railfan.net/openhouse.html
Where: Old Economy Historic District, AmbridgeWhen: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM (12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays)Who: everyoneHow: Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, all weekends in Dec. and first weekend in JanuaryCost: Donation is $5 for adults and $1 for kidsFor more info: http://www.ohiovalleylines.org/
Where: Vicary Mansion, 1235 Third Avenue, FreedomWhen: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: *For more info: 724/775-1848
Where: Saints Peter and Paul Activity Building
370 East End Avenue Beaver PA 15009When: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Doors open at 3:30PM)Who: Anyone who loves house tours!How: Contact the school at 724-774-4450 for more information.Cost: $15 if purchased before December 8th. $18 if purchased at the door.For more info: All proceeds benefit Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School.
Where: Beaver Area Memorial LibraryWhen: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PMWho: For children of all ages with caregiver(s).How: No registration is needed.Cost: freeFor more info: *
Where: Beaver LibraryWhen: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PMWho: All agesHow: *Cost: FreeFor more info: Call 724-775-1132. No registration required.
Where: Artsy Doodle Craft Studio
420 3rd St.
Beaver (Near Cafe Kolache)When: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PMWho: kids ages 4-10. Parents can craft too!How: Call the studio to register at 724-371-0174Cost: $8
Where: Chippewa LibraryWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: PreschoolersHow: *Cost: FreeFor more info: Please register by calling 724-847-1450.
Where: Baden LibraryWhen: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PMWho: kidsHow: *Cost: freeFor more info: http://www.beaverlibraries.org/baden.asp
Where: Baden LibraryWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: kidsHow: *Cost: freeFor more info: http://www.beaverlibraries.org/baden.asp
Where: Artsy Doodle Craft Studio
420 3rd St.
Beaver (Near Cafe Kolache)When: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PMWho: ages 10 months to 3.5 years oldHow: Call the studio to register at 724-371-0174Cost: $8
Where: B.F. JonesWhen: 6:00 PMWho: everyoneHow: *Cost: freeFor more info: http://www.beaverlibraries.org/bfjones.htm
Wednesday, December 11 through Wednesday, December 11 - Artsy Doodle Craft Studio Preteen/Teen Night
Where: Artsy Doodle Craft Studio
420 3rd St.
Beaver (Near Cafe Kolache)When: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PMWho: 10 and upHow: Call the studio to register at 724-371-0174Cost: $15, with pizza and a drink included
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This established pediatrics and adolescent medicine office has opened an office in Beaver County
How is First Steps Different From Other Pediatrics Practices?
- They specialize in kids of all ages. First Steps specializes in well care and sick ...
- State Senator Elder Vogel Jr.'s office at 488 Adams Street in Rochester. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You can donate until December 6.
- Toys R Us at the Beaver Valley Mall
- All Beaver Valley ESB Bank branches
- Central Valley Schools
- Windows R Us North at 2599 Evans City Road, Harmony
Plus, here's the link for other drop-off spots in Beaver County.
Rome Inspirations is a quaint shop tucked inside Rome Monument (across the street from the Rochester Kmart). It's the perfect place for those who don't like the hustle and bustle of the malls and who are looking for special, thoughtful gifts for everyone on their holiday shopping list.
They have a ladies boutique ...
Two-day packages are on sale!
THREE RIVERS CLASSIC GAME SCHEDULE:
Day One: Friday, December 28
4:30 PM: Robert Morris University vs. Penn State University
7:30 PM: Ohio State University vs. Miami University
Day Two: Saturday, December 29
4:30 PM: Consolation Game
7:30 PM: Three Rivers Classic - Championship Game
NCAA Division I men’s college ...
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Windows R Us North says that chances are, it’s not your heater—it’s your windows. As windows age—especially windows that were manufactured years ago—the elements begin to affect window frames, causing them to warp and crack. This ...
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