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St. Patrick's Day Round-Up

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Find crafts, recipes, and more in our St. Patrick's Day Round-Up!

Happy St. Patrick's Day Everyone! Crafts, Recipes, Traditions and Parades await you in our St. Patrick's Day Roundup!



Recipes

Make this Leprechaun Quesadilla from TonyaStaab.com

These Irish recipes include customary dishes, with easy-to-follow directions for a yummy St. Paddy’s Day feast.  Warning: You don’t have to be Irish to be thanked in kisses for delicious cooking.

Dubliners Shepherd’s Pie
Rhubarb Crumble
Brown Soda Bread
An Irish Feast from the Kids’ Kitchen
Leprechaun Lunch

Or try one (or both) of these cute ideas from Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons:

 Leprechaun Fruit Snack
Shamrock Quesadilla


Find more ideas on our Halloween Pinterest Board. Check out our St. Patrick's Day pinterest board for more recipes!


Traditions

Make this day a little extra special with these traditions. 

Kids love any excuse to make a day extra special. Celebrate wearin' o' the green this St. Patrick's Day with 10 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day and A Fun Look at Some Irish Legends. Then, start some new traditions of your own. Get started with these 5 St. Patrick's Day Traditions to start with your kids.


Find more ideas on our Halloween Pinterest Board. Check out our St. Patrick's Day pinterest board for more ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!


Crafts

Craft this cute shamrock for St. Paddy’s Day with green paper, glue and a little glitter.

Make this Swirly Shamrock Craft for St. Paddy’s Day with green paper, glue and a little glitter.


Find more ideas on our Halloween Pinterest Board. Check out our St. Patrick's Day pinterest board for more crafts!


2014 Parades and Events

St. Patrick's Day Parades and Running Events.

St. Patrick’s Day wouldn’t be complete without a parade! Enjoy live entertainment, kids activities and much more at these celebrations and festive running events.

34th Annual San Diego St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival in Balboa Park
Saturday, March 15, 2014
9 am-5 pm
Parade at 10:30 am
www.stpatsparade.org

3rd Annual North County St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival in Vista
Sunday, March 16, 2014
10 am-4 pm
Parade at 11 am
www.vvba.org/specialevent/north-county-st-patricks-day-parade-and-festival/

34th Annual St. Patrick’s Day 10K Run, 2 & 4 Mile Run/Walk at Mission Bay Park
Saturday, March 15, 2014
7:45am
Proceeds benefit Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego.
www.kathyloperevents.com/stpatrick/

St. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon, 5K Run/Walk and Green Mile in El Cajon
Sunday, March 16, 2014
8 am
www.runeastcounty.com


Find shamrock-worthy activities in our digital edition of March's Calendar. Look for the shamrocks in our March digital edition for more St. Patrick's Day Activities and Events, or check out our online calendar.



Video

Get outside, and find a four-leaf clover!

Get outside and search for the holiday’s mascot — the four-leaf clover! This time-honored activity is sure to be lots of fun for the kids!
Insider's tip: Here's a video on "How to find a four-leafed clover!"


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Published: March 2014