Turtles to Minotaurs: Your 5 MacKID Event Picks This Week

All your family fun Aug. 2-9

By Macaroni KID August 1, 2023

Ready for this week's exciting lineup of events? We're bringing you a diverse array of activities this week that promise to add a dash of thrill and excitement to your August days! From battling villains with your favorite pizza-loving heroes to discovering hidden treasures in your very own home, there's something for everyone in our MacKID picks this week:

1. 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem' Only in Theatres August 2nd!

Grab your pizza slices and get ready for a shell-tastic adventure like no other! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles back in their new movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, only in theatres August 2nd. Get your tickets for this turtle-ly rad adventure! This film is a perfect blend of action, comedy, and heart-pounding turtle power, sure to leave you grinning from ear to ear. Aug. 2

2. Beat the Heat with a Scavenger Hunt

Go on a Scavenger Hunt hosted by Girls Nite Live right at your own home! All you have to do is find various objects hidden around your house and compete against other participants to be the first to show them on screen and claim an awesome prize! Aug. 2

3. Shake Your Zoomies Out With Puppets

Join in a unique virtual story time from the Chicago Public Library where librarians will present funny books, silly songs, action rhymes, and cool crafts. Aug. 3

4. Design Your Own Legendary Tale

Children will learn the story of a hero named Theseus traveling to the island of Crete to battle a half-human, half-bull monster called a minotaur. Children will learn about Theseus’ exciting adventure by studying ancient Greek and Roman artifacts in the Penn Museum collection and then use the story as inspiration to design their own legendary tales. Aug. 4

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5. Hola Amigos! Join a Spanish Workshop for Kids

Hola amigos! Have you wanted to learn some Spanish and share what you have learned with your friends?! Join this free and virtual New York Library program to learn beginner's Spanish! Aug. 7