Michelle Elliott, a Coon Rapids mom of three, launched Macaroni Kid Coon Rapids, Blaine, Andover in May 2010 and Macaroni Kid Anoka, St. Francis, Ham Lake in January of 2011.  Currently there are over 4,000 subscribers to the weekly newsletters and the websites receive more than 30,000 page views each month. In addition to being the largest local events calendar in the area, Macaroni Kid offers informative articles on parenting, education, product reviews, crafts, recipes and so much more!

Combine that with their large Facebook and Twitter page followers, and Macaroni Kid has quickly grown into the place that keeps families “in the know” about all of our area’s kid-friendly events, venues and businesses.

Parents can sign up to receive their weekly newsletters by visiting: