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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!

Discover dozens of kid-friendly ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in our round-up!
St. Paddy's Day recipes, Irish traditions, festive crafts, local events and St. Patrick's Day parades are guaranteed family fun.



Recipes

Make this Leprechaun Quesadilla from TonyaStaab.com

These Irish recipes have easy-to-follow directions for a delicious St. Patrick’s Day feast.  Warning: You don’t have to be Irish to be thanked in kisses for this yummy meal.

Dubliners Shepherd’s Pie
Rhubarb Crumble
Brown Soda Bread
Irish Stew
Leprechaun Lunch

Try these cute St. Patrick's Day snacks from Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons:

Leprechaun Fruit Snack
Shamrock Quesadilla


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


Traditions

Make this day a little extra special with these traditions. 

Celebrate wearin' o' the green this St. Patrick's Day with these traditions and activities:

10 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

A Fun Look at Some Irish Legends

5 St. Patrick's Day Traditions to start with your kids


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


Crafts

Make these Lucky Leprechauns.

Create cute Lucky Leprechauns the kids can give to their friends.

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

Make festive Swirly Shamrocks and decorate the house for St. Paddy's Day.


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


2015 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.

St. Patrick’s Day Party in San Marcos
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
6-7 pm
Activities geared toward children, ages 3-12, and immediate family members.
www.san-marcos.net

34th Annual San Diego St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival in Balboa Park

Saturday, March 14, 2015
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 15, 2015
10 am-4 pm
Parade at 11 am
www.vvba.org

34th Annual St. Patrick’s Day 10K Run, 2 & 4 Mile Run/Walk at Mission Bay Park
Saturday, March 14, 2015
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 15, 2015
7:30 am
www.runeastcounty.com


Find more activities and events in the March issue and our online calendar.



Video - How to Find a Four-Leaf Clover

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 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: February 2015