We’re excited to announce an awesome giveaway from courtesy of Madison’s Cafe to the Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker on December 3, 2014 at Missouri TheatreEnter to win a 4-pack of tickets plus admission to a private hors d’oeuvres reception prior to this wonderful event! 

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A holiday tradition returns to the Concert Series, presented for the FIRST time ever on the stage at Missouri Theatre. It’s the must-see event of the season! Celebrate with the whole family as forty world-class Russian artists bring Tchaikovsky’s score, the magic of larger-than-life puppets, and a growing Christmas tree to life.

Giveaway Ticket Details:

We have a 4-pack of tickets plus admission to a private hors d’oeuvres reception to giveaway to one lucky Mid-Mo Kids Guide Reader. The tickets are for the show on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at the Missouri Theatre.

If you chose to do the additional (optional) entries, be sure to follow the instructions! We will check! If you don’t complete the entry, it won’t count & you won’t win!

This giveaway starts NOW and ends Thursday, November 27, 2012 at 12:00 a.m. CST. The winner will be notified via email on Thanksgiving Day, so be sure to check your email!

*If you have trouble entering (it looks like Rafflecopter is not working 100%), just comment below & we’ll get you entered!

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They’re back – ELK!

All ages. No registration required. Do you need an alternative from shopping or a holiday retreat? Come to Runge and learn about Missouri elk. Interactive exhibits, discovery table, and activities offered. Don’t miss relaxing by our fireplace and viewing the serenity of our wildlife viewing area.

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  • Where: Runge Nature Center
  • When: Friday, November 28, 2014, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Cost: Free!
  • Event Contact: 573-526-5544
  • View on the Mid-Mo Kids Guide Calendar

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Celebrate Santa’s Arrival on November 22, 2014 at Capital Mall! Watch Santa ride in on a horse drawn carriage sponsored by Fischer Farms. Santa will arrive by carriage starting at 11:00 a.m. on mall property. Parents are welcome to bring children and greet Santa as he arrives to the Food Court entrance.

Cubby Caboose will pick up Santa, and take him to his “home” in the mall. Immanuel Lutheran School from Honey Creek will sing Christmas songs around the Tree at Center Court as Santa arrives.

  • Where: Capital Mall, Jefferson City
  • When: November 22, 2014 | 11 a.m.
  • Event WebsiteCapital Mall
  • View on the Mid-Mo Kids Guide Calendar

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Join the Mayor in kicking off the holiday season with the 9th annual Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. There will be entertainment, refreshments and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Shows begin at 5:30pm with the tree lighting at 6:30pm. Don’t miss this Jefferson City Holiday Tradition.

  • Where: Rotary Centennial Park, Jefferson City
  • When: December 4, 2014 | 5:30 p.m.
  • View on the Mid-Mo Kids Guide Calendar

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Bass Pro Shops’ Santa’s Wonderland returns to Columbia for lots of Christmas fun! You can get a FREE 4×6 photo with Santa, enjoy free crafts, games & activities! The wonderful is amazing and fun for kids of all ages!

Check out the full schedule below for hours and events!

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  • Where: Bass Pro, Columbia
  • When: November 15 – December 24, 2014
  • WebsiteBass Pro – Columbia
  • Cost: Free!
  • View on the Mid-Mo Kids Guide Calendar

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It’s November (seriously, I can’t believe that!) so it seems like the perfect time to do a giveaway to keep your little one warm! Enter goumikids! goumikids is an awesome mom-owned company that makes beautiful products that work. They are also passionate about thier giving to efforts that make life better for our fellow moms, babies & planet {LOVE}.

24c48cc7-051f-4b43-8fb3-20e67bfe72e5The adorable goumikids mitts are designed to stay on. They use a two-part closure system  (that’s adjusable!) that keeps scratches & germs at bay. The prints is reversible (and adorable) + the patterns engage your child, promoting infant brain & eye development.

The goumikids boots also have a two-part closure system for easy on and off ensuring that they stay on as baby grows. The boots are  machine washable 70% bamboo/30% organic cotton blend is breathable, and naturally antimicrobial.

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Giveaway Details:

Goumikids is generously offering Mid-Mo Kids Guide readers a chance to win an adorable goumikids Newborn Set for your little one!

To enter, follow the instructions below. If you choose to do the additional (optional) entries, be sure to follow the instructions! We will check! If you don’t complete the entry, it won’t count & you won’t win and we’ll be sad!

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This giveaway starts NOW and ends Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. CST 

 

 

 

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Come celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) at Columbia’s STEM Expo at Rock Bridge High School on November 8, 2014 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm.

Columbia Public Schools (CPS) Science Department is teaming up with organizations from around the state to bring in interactive displays and booths highlighting topics ranging from volcanoes, earthquakes, rockets, dinosaurs, robotics, 3-D modeling, computer programing, astronomy, and much more.

As a part of Columbia’s STEM Expo, CPS Planetarium will be showing Forces of Nature, a program produced by National Geographic that focuses on Earth as a constantly changing planet.  During the show, visitors will witness the power and destruction of explosive volcanoes, ground-buckling earthquakes, and deadly tornadoes as the camera follow scientists risking their lives exploring the origins and behaviors of these natural disasters.  Forces of Nature is recommended for ages 10 and older.

Planetarium Show Times on November 8, 2014 will be 12:15, 1:15 and 2:15 pm.

Columbia’s STEM Expo is free and open to the public.  Exhibits and displays will be geared towards grades 3-8 although all children are welcome. No reservations are required for this event. Free tickets for planetarium shows will be handed out on a first come, first served basis at the door.

CPS Planetarium is located within Rock Bridge High School at 4303 S Providence Rd in Columbia Missouri.  The planetarium is open for public shows on the second Saturday of each month.  School groups and private groups can reserve a weekday show by phone (573-214-3148) or email:planetarium@cpsk12.org

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Halloween Freebies for 2014: Kids Eat or Play for Free (or almost free)!

October 28, 2014

Bass Pro - Get a free 4×6 photo + decorate a mini pumpkin on Halloween + costume parade and trick-or-treating! Visit their website for more details. Bob Evans:  Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree – now through October 31, 2014! Print your coupon before heading out! Chipotle:  $3 Burritos - This Halloween, come into any Chipotle dressed in [...]

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Trick-or-Treat at Capital Mall in Jefferson City: October 31, 2014

October 27, 2014

Capital Mall stores will be handing out candy on Halloween night starting at 5 p.m. Bring the kids and let them show off their costumes parading around the stores. Happy Halloween! Where: Capital Mall, Jefferson City When: Friday, October 31, 2014 | 5 p.m. Cost: Free! View on the Mid-Mo Kids Guide Calendar

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Hy-Vee’s Halloween Walk (Columbia, Broadway): October 31, 2014

October 26, 2014

Stop by Hy-Vee on Broadway in Columbia on Halloween for the Annual Halloween Walk. Friday, October 31, 2014 from 4-7 p.m. Where: Hy-Vee (Columbia – West Broadway When: Friday, October 31, 2014 | 4-7 p.m. Cost: Free! View on the Mid-Mo Kids Guide Calendar

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