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Curiosity Cube Mobile Science Lab

MilliporeSigma’s Curiosity Cube mobile science lab is making several stops in the Cleveland area as part of its second annual tour. The 22-by-10-foot, retrofitted shipping container has been transformed into a solar-powered mobile science lab and features hands-on science experiments to spark interest in STEM.
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Why it’s OK to ‘Spoil’ a Baby

Everyone has an opinion on how to handle a baby. Swaddle the baby. Don’t swaddle. Keep the baby in a bassinet in your room. Keep the baby in his own ...
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Back to School for Your Family Finances

Another summer is quickly coming to an end with the start of the new school year upon us. New #2 pencils freshly sharpened. First day of school outfits purchased. For ...
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10 Reasons to Re-Discover Cedar Point

When it comes to summer fun, finding one activity that appeals to the whole family can feel like a monumental task. From the grumpy teen to the tiny tot, everyone ...
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30 Questions to Ask Your Kid Besides ‘How Was School?’

If you’re like most parents, the first thing you say to your children when you see them after school is likely, “How was school?” or “How was your day?” read ...
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Register for Education Expo to Receive Discounts, Enter to Win Prizes

Registration is now open for the inaugural Northeast Ohio Parent Education Expo, scheduled for September 23. Registered attendees of the free event will be entered into a drawing for an annual family pass to the Greater Cleveland Aquarium and a raffle for a 4-pack of tickets to Cedar Point, in addition to several other perks and discounts on area attractions.
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Timken Foundation Awards $1.5 million Grant to Akron Children’s Hospital

The grant supports the construction of Akron Children’s new Health Center in North Canton. Slated to open in early 2019, the facility will house pediatric primary care, plus about a dozen in-demand pediatric specialty care practices and rehabilitation services.
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Making Time for Speech Therapy

Between school, work, extracurricular activities and everything else that busy families juggle, adding speech therapy to the agenda can seem overwhelming. Here are some tips for how to make your child's speech therapy a priority, both by regularly making it to appointments and practicing at home.
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Podcast Episode #11: Kids and Nutrition

On the latest episode of our aParently Speaking podcast, host Miriam Conner discusses kids and nutrition with Danielle Dimengo, a registered dietician at Akron Children's Hospital. Learn what to include in a balanced diet for kids, how often it's OK to splurge on treats, and more.
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Getting Ahead of the Game: Balancing Your Student Athlete’s School and Sports Schedule

Many families struggle to find a balance between their child’s academic and athletic schedule. It’s easy for school projects and homework to get lost in the shuffle of practices and ...
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Events This Week

August 12, 2018 - August 19, 2018

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Aug 13 Monday 10 events
Aug 14 Tuesday 16 events
Aug 15 Wednesday 14 events
Aug 16 Thursday 12 events
Aug 17 Friday 12 events
Aug 18 Saturday 20 events
August 11 @ 9:00 pm - August 12 @ 6:00 am

Meteors & Moths Overnight Event

August 11 @ 9:00 pm - August 12 @ 6:00 am

Bring a tent and spend the night enjoying the Perseid Meteor Shower and the night-flying moths attracted by the black light and mercury vapor lamps.
August 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Ohio Shakespeare Festival: The Three Musketeers

August 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy a wonderful evening of Shakespeare under the stars in the Lagoon area of Stan Hywet.
July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Steam in the Valley

July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Experience the magic of the historic Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no.
August 12

Cuyahoga County Fair

August 12

Enjoy a day at the fair with rides, performances, games, music, exhibits, animals, arts & crafts and plenty of food.
August 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Bye Bye Birdie

August 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A loving send-up of early 1960s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock ‘n’ roll, Bye Bye Birdie remains as fresh and vibrant as ever.
August 13 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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Tiny Tales Baby Time

August 13 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am

Children ages 6-24 months with an adult caregiver join Miss Jessica for stories, rhymes, music, instruments and playtime.
July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Steam in the Valley

July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Experience the magic of the historic Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no.
August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Stand-Up Paddle Boarding for Kids

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Whether you have paddling experience or not, come for an afternoon of stand-up paddle boarding where you will learn the basics of safe paddling, efficient strokes, and balance.
August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Storytime Puzzle-Mania

August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Hear a story and stay for some puzzle fun.
July 14 @ 11:00 am - August 19 @ 7:00 pm

Great Lakes Medieval Faire

July 14 @ 11:00 am - August 19 @ 7:00 pm

Beginning this Saturday and running on weekends through August 19, the Great Lakes Medieval Faire is a shaded, 13th century family fun theme park filled with continuous entertainment, juried crafts and artisans, rides and interactive games, and foods fit for a king.
July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Steam in the Valley

July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Experience the magic of the historic Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no.
August 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Crocker Kids 2018 - Water Palooza

August 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Crocker Kids - Water Palooza Join us for the fourth event in the Crocker Kids Summer Event Series presented by Lake Ridge Academy and Northeast Ohio Parent magazine!
August 14 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Bye Bye Birdie

August 14 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

A loving send-up of early 1960s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock ‘n’ roll, Bye Bye Birdie remains as fresh and vibrant as ever.
July 14 @ 11:00 am - August 19 @ 7:00 pm

Great Lakes Medieval Faire

July 14 @ 11:00 am - August 19 @ 7:00 pm

Beginning this Saturday and running on weekends through August 19, the Great Lakes Medieval Faire is a shaded, 13th century family fun theme park filled with continuous entertainment, juried crafts and artisans, rides and interactive games, and foods fit for a king.
July 29 @ 5:00 pm - August 26 @ 6:00 pm

Private Party with Mickey and Minnie Mouse

July 29 @ 5:00 pm - August 26 @ 6:00 pm

Sunday, August 26th 4:15 pm-6:15 pm.
July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Steam in the Valley

July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Experience the magic of the historic Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no.
August 15 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Fun on the Farm

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Pony rides, wagon rides, feed barrel ride, horse rides, animal viewing and interaction.
August 15 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Arts & Crafts

August 15 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Children can make age-appropriate crafts to take home.
August 15 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Bye Bye Birdie

August 15 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

A loving send-up of early 1960s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock ‘n’ roll, Bye Bye Birdie remains as fresh and vibrant as ever.
August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Kids in the Garden

August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Fun crafts, stories and activities in the children’s garden.
August 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Summer Breeze Stroller Tour

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Guided stroller tour that provides an opportunity for curious adults to learn in a baby-friendly environment.
August 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

LightNights at Stan Hywet

August 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This three-dimensional projection show and outdoor experience tells the story of the Seiberling legacy with lights, action and music, beginning at sundown on select nights now through Sept. 16.
July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Steam in the Valley

July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Experience the magic of the historic Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no.
August 16 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Family Summer Adventure Tours

August 16 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Explore the galleries and investigate artwork on a museum adventure designed just for families.
August 16 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Asian Lantern Festival

August 16 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Featuring over 40 larger than life, colorful, customized lantern displays.
August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

LightNights at Stan Hywet

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This three-dimensional projection show and outdoor experience tells the story of the Seiberling legacy with lights, action and music, beginning at sundown on select nights now through Sept. 16.
July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Steam in the Valley

July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Experience the magic of the historic Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no.
August 17 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Asian Lantern Festival

August 17 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Featuring over 40 larger than life, colorful, customized lantern displays.
August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Bye Bye Birdie

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A loving send-up of early 1960s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock ‘n’ roll, Bye Bye Birdie remains as fresh and vibrant as ever.
August 17

Front Porch Concert Series

August 17

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - August 31 @ 7:00 pm Free “It’s not only music.
August 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Summit for Kids

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

A fun-filled day designed for families with school-age children.
August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Backyard Nature Bash

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn to improve your backyard with nature at this free, family-friendly event. Enjoy live music and wagon rides, get tips from experts, and more. Cleveland Metroparks Naturalists will be on hand to help your family explore nature, including a Get Close butterfly tent, pond dipping and meadow critter stations, and more.
July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Steam in the Valley

July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Experience the magic of the historic Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no.
August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Family Hike to Little Mountain

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Help locate the sites of old hotels, find names carved in rock more than 100 years ago and search for the old spring house.
August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tim Coyne Trio live on the Cafe Stage

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tim Coyne Trio performs original jazz compositions and classic standards.
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