Red, White and Woo Hoo: Your MacKID Event Picks

All your family fun July 3-9

By Macaroni KID July 2, 2024

Get ready for some star-spangled fun this week. There's more than just fireworks and holidays, we've got Olympics, genealogy, and even a celebrity sighting. Check out the hot lineup of family fun in this edition of MacKID event picks and ignite an amazing week.  

1. Fourth of July Fireworks Show

Let the sparks fly without the noise and parking headaches. Tune in to the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Show from the comfort of home with your red, white and crew. The perfect way to celebrate the U.S. of yay! July 4

2. Compete in the Robo-lympics

Your kid may not be competing in Paris this summer but they can still join the competitive fun with this virtual robotics event. Go for the gold by creating and racing mini robots, learning, and, of course, having fun. On your marks, get set, go-bot. July 6

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3. Go on an Epic Dungeons and Dragons Adventure

Beginning players or experienced wizards can all join the fun of this D&D adventure. Grab your dice (or fave dice app), channel your inner medieval character, and head out on a legendary quest of greatness. All that and being home in time for dinner? Nice. July 7

4. Become a Family History Detective

Dig up some dirt, or at least interesting facts, about your family's history thanks to this workshop with the National Archives. Budding genealogists will discover tools available to uncover information about the past. Who knows, they might find a new appreciation for Grandpa's stories after all. July 8

5. Take Part in an Author Meet & Read

Calling all Mercy Watson fans! Meet beloved children's author Kate DiCamillo and get the scoop on all things Deckawoo Drive. Prep plenty of hot buttered toast cause this is a can't-miss for the entire family. July 9