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Learn About Butterflies With Cleveland Metroparks

Join Cleveland Metroparks Naturalist Natalie Schroder to learn about butterflies in this month’s "Ten To Explore." Watch as Schroder shows one native butterfly species, talks about butterfly behavior, and shares ways to attract these fluttering friends to your very own backyard.
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Summer Weekends: Family Events June 18-20 in Northeast Ohio

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are family-friendly events for all ages: Juneteenth celebrations, take a hike with the kids, go fishing, and other activities.
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Father’s Day Events in Northeast Ohio

Celebrate Father's Day with a skate, hike, movie, cars, and more. Make plans with dad or the father figure in your life with these activities in the greater Cleveland/Akron area.
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Asian Lantern Festival Returns to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo today announced the return of Asian Lantern Festival. Beginning on July 14, the zoo will be transformed with more than 1,000 new illuminated lanterns, live acrobatic performances and culturally-inspired cuisine.
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Weekend Family Road Trips in Ohio and Beyond

Don’t feel you need to travel the Pacific Coast Highway, the Blue Ridge Parkway or any of the other famed roads throughout America. There’s plenty to do in Ohio and
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The Realities and Joys of Fatherhood

Fatherhood looks very different from the bygone “Father Knows Best” era. Stereotypical fatherhood is no longer just spending time on the weekends playing ball with Junior before returning to the
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Plan a College Visit this Summer

While visiting a college might look different this year, it’s still an important part of the search process. The timing can vary due to the family’s schedule and visiting schools takes planning. We provide your family with some tips on when to start planning, the best times to visit and how to get important questions answered.
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Kits for Kids: Ways to Deliver Summer Learning

Summer break is in full swing. Your family might go on vacation, head to the playground and parks, completed a variety of camps, and go swimming more times than you can count. Tackle the inevitable summer boredom while helping your kids learn and be creative. Take a look at these subscription services that deliver engaging options for STEM, cooking, crafts and art.  
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Ohio summer festivals and events

Summer Festivals in the Cleveland/Akron Area in June, July and August

Festivals are back! Find fun all summer long with these family-friendly or parents' night out events taking place in Northeast Ohio. From art and music to food and live entertainment, you're bound to find something new to enjoy with your family or on date night.
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View the June/July Issue of Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine

The June/July issue of Northeast Ohio Parent has arrived! Check it out on newsstands or view the digital edition. It includes ways to hit the road with your family this season, 2021 winners of the Northeast Ohio Parent Choice awards, planning a college visit, local festivals and happenings throughout the region, Father’s Day fun and more!
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Events This Week

June 20, 2021 - June 27, 2021

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Jun 20 Sunday 5 events
Jun 21 Monday 2 events
Jun 22 Tuesday 5 events
Jun 23 Wednesday 6 events
Jun 24 Thursday 4 events
Jun 25 Friday 2 events
Jun 26 Saturday 6 events
June 20

Father’s Day Car Show

June 20

The 63rd annual Classic, Antique & Collector Car Show at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens is presented with the Ohio Region Classic Car Club of America.
June 20

Sunday Cinema: Lion King

June 20

Bring a blanket, learn fire safety, healthy eating and more, then enjoy a movie under the stars.
June 20

Lake Erie Water Trail Stand-Up Paddleboard Tour

June 20

Experience the beauty of Lake Erie during a morning stand up paddleboard tour with exquisite views of cliff lines during this slow to moderate paced tour.
June 20

Sunday Stroll with Dad

June 20

Stretch those legs and hike off breakfast in bed with a nice stroll around the lake.
June 20

Father’s Day Old School Skate

June 20

This one is just for YOU!
June 21

Freedom Fest

June 21

Food vendors, beer garden, entertainment, inflatables and activities, train rides, fireworks and more.
June 21

Stroller Strides at Crocker Park

June 21

Parents with kids in tow can register for this functional, total-body, conditioning 60-minute workout. This class promotes self care in a supportive and encouraging environment, all while entertaining the little ones with songs, activities and fun.
June 22

Spanish in the Garde

June 22

Señorita Desha will instruct students entering second and third grades in basic Spanish including greetings, family, food, and weather.
June 22

Summer Days at Nickajack Farms Begins

June 22

Come out and enjoy the fresh summer air.
June 22

Walk and Talk for Parents and Small Children

June 22

Parents with children that can ride in a stroller are invited to join us for a walking program which is a great opportunity to meet other parents with small children and get in some exercise. 6:30 p.m.
June 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
things to do with kids in Hudson, Ohio

Fun at First & Main - Summer Reading Fun

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fun at First & Main - Summer Reading Fun. Presented by Akron Children's Hospital and Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine, Fun at First & Main - Summer Reading Fun is a free event ideal for parents, caregivers and kids.
June 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pre-K Tumbling at Sky Aerial Studios

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This is for ages 2-5 and will focus on basic ground tumbling and balance beam work from a certified preschool acro instructor.
June 23

Summer Teen Writers Workshop Live

June 23

Join fellow Teen writers every other Wednesday this summer as you’ll create an anthology of short stories.  You pick the genre, characters, time period...everything. 4-5 p.m. 
June 23

In-Person Lunch Bunch

June 23

Kindergarten, here we come!
June 23

Kinds-N-Tunes

June 23

Enjoy a creative class filled with singing, listening, instrument playing, and moving alongside your child.
June 23

Morley on the Go! Storytime at the Park

June 23

Enjoy the Painesville city parks while the Morley Library children's services team takes storytime on the road.
June 23

Preschool & Parent Storytime on the Lawn

June 23

This story time is geared to children ages 3 to 5 with a parent in attendance.
June 24

Movers and Shakers Outdoor Storytime

June 24

Preschoolers and their caregivers will enjoy singing, playing, talking, listening, and moving together in this story time for ages 2-5.   11:30 a.m.-noon.
June 24 - June 26

Ashland Balloonfest

June 24 - June 26

High flying fun for the whole family.
June 24

1-2-3: Count with Me

June 24

Your toddler will love this introduction to numeracy and have fun using rhymes, songs, books and active play during this Zoom event. 10 a.m.
June 24

Preschool Zoom Storytime

June 24

Each storytime program is full of entertaining, age-appropriate stories and activities that encourage literacy development and help your child prepare to be a skilled reader.
June 24 - June 26

Ashland Balloonfest

June 24 - June 26

High flying fun for the whole family.
June 25

Summer Story Tots

June 25

Summer story times for birth to six years old.
June 26

YAY! Saturdays

June 26

Make arts, action, and adventure a part of your family’s weekend routine with YAY!

June 24 - June 26

Ashland Balloonfest

June 24 - June 26

High flying fun for the whole family.
June 26

Summit Lake Kayak

June 26

Paddle in the heart of Akron to learn what historical treasures helped build this community.
June 26

Country Living Days

June 26

Wherever you are on your homesteading journey, Lehman's wants to offer you a way to learn more.
June 26

Wildwood Fine Arts Festival

June 26

This popular event hosts more than 100 artists and craft artisans, great food, live music and wines from local wineries. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 
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