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Dating Post-Divorce: Navigating the Online Scene

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How are Individuals with Disabilities Legally Protected, and When is the Time for an Attorney to Help?

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Camp of the Week: Camp Fitch

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‘Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids: Mythic Creatures’ Opens at COSI

From the majestic unicorn to the sleek mermaid to the mighty kraken, certainly these are just tall tales or figments of our imagination…or are they? Find out when COSI's latest exhibition, a collaboration with the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, opens this Saturday.
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Cleveland Municipal School District Students, Staff Create ‘Wall of Love’ for Those in Need

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Arms Around Both Generations: Caring for Teens and Aging Parents

Juggling the demands and learning curve of blossoming adolescents is tough, but just what if this process prepared parents for handling their own aging parents? Understanding where similarities lie between ...
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Why Social Skills are Common Concerns Among Many Children

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Events This Week

February 24, 2019 - March 3, 2019

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Feb 24 Sunday 13 events
Feb 25 Monday 8 events
Feb 26 Tuesday 11 events
Feb 27 Wednesday 8 events
Feb 28 Thursday 12 events
Mar 1 Friday 12 events
Mar 2 Saturday 13 events
February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Orchid Mania

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Cleveland Botanical Garden’s most fragrant and fanciful plant show where you can take an enchanting tropical escape without ever leaving Cleveland.
February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Honk!

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The musical version of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale “The Ugly Duckling.”
February 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dreamgirls

February 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A sweeping and inspirational journey through 20th-century American popular music, Dreamgirls chronicles one Motown group’s rise from obscurity to superstardom.
February 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dreamgirls

February 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A sweeping and inspirational journey through 20th-century American popular music, Dreamgirls chronicles one Motown group’s rise from obscurity to superstardom.
February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
February 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides is a functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for moms with kids in tow. Friday's 60-minute workout is comprised of strength training, cardio and core restoration, all while entertaining little ones with songs, activities and fun.
January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Maple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Join us at Hale Farm & Village March 9, 10, 16 & 17 – 2019 for the Maple Sugar Festival and Pancake Breakfast.
February 6 @ 10:30 am - May 9 @ 11:30 am

Wiggle on a Wild Safari!

February 6 @ 10:30 am - May 9 @ 11:30 am

With FCA instructor Darlene Kelbach & Library Associate, go on an ARTS active reading adventure!
February 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Gan Gesher: A Bridge to Preschool

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join members of the talented Schechter faculty for a special hour of love, song, movement and exploration.
February 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Orchid Mania

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cleveland Botanical Garden’s most fragrant and fanciful plant show where you can take an enchanting tropical escape without ever leaving Cleveland.
February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
February 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Rock-A-Bye Tales

February 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Lapsit storytime for babies 6 to 24 months and a caregiver.
January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Maple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Join us at Hale Farm & Village March 9, 10, 16 & 17 – 2019 for the Maple Sugar Festival and Pancake Breakfast.
February 6 @ 10:30 am - May 9 @ 11:30 am

Wiggle on a Wild Safari!

February 6 @ 10:30 am - May 9 @ 11:30 am

With FCA instructor Darlene Kelbach & Library Associate, go on an ARTS active reading adventure!
February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
February 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides is a functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for moms with kids in tow. Friday's 60-minute workout is comprised of strength training, cardio and core restoration, all while entertaining little ones with songs, activities and fun.
January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Maple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Join us at Hale Farm & Village March 9, 10, 16 & 17 – 2019 for the Maple Sugar Festival and Pancake Breakfast.
February 6 @ 10:30 am - May 9 @ 11:30 am

Wiggle on a Wild Safari!

February 6 @ 10:30 am - May 9 @ 11:30 am

With FCA instructor Darlene Kelbach & Library Associate, go on an ARTS active reading adventure!
February 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Glitter and Shine

February 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Students in Grades K-2 enjoy winter art projects with ice and snow should sparkle.
February 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Orchid Mania

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cleveland Botanical Garden’s most fragrant and fanciful plant show where you can take an enchanting tropical escape without ever leaving Cleveland.
February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
February 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Rock-A-Bye Tales

February 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Lapsit storytime for babies 6 to 24 months and a caregiver.
February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Dreamgirls

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A sweeping and inspirational journey through 20th-century American popular music, Dreamgirls chronicles one Motown group’s rise from obscurity to superstardom.
February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Dreamgirls

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A sweeping and inspirational journey through 20th-century American popular music, Dreamgirls chronicles one Motown group’s rise from obscurity to superstardom.
March 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Orchid Mania

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cleveland Botanical Garden’s most fragrant and fanciful plant show where you can take an enchanting tropical escape without ever leaving Cleveland.
March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Laser Lights

March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

On select evenings between Feb. 15 and March 2, Akron Zoo will be aglow with dazzling, dancing laser lights. A portion of the zoo will feature animated laser lights, and the Komodo Kingdom Education Center will include glowing decorations and mirrors as it transforms into the "Glow Zone."
March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Honk!

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The musical version of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale “The Ugly Duckling.”
March 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides

March 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides is a functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for moms with kids in tow. Friday's 60-minute workout is comprised of strength training, cardio and core restoration, all while entertaining little ones with songs, activities and fun.
March 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Orchid Mania

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cleveland Botanical Garden’s most fragrant and fanciful plant show where you can take an enchanting tropical escape without ever leaving Cleveland.
March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Pluto and the Ice Balls

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The New Horizons spacecraft zipped past Pluto in July of 2015.
March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Seussapalooza

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Annual Dr.
March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Laser Lights

March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

On select evenings between Feb. 15 and March 2, Akron Zoo will be aglow with dazzling, dancing laser lights. A portion of the zoo will feature animated laser lights, and the Komodo Kingdom Education Center will include glowing decorations and mirrors as it transforms into the "Glow Zone."
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