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Protect Your Aging Loved One’s Vision to Prevent Falls

Marking the beginning of the fall season, the Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness (PBO) and Ohio’s Aging Eye Public Private Partnership supported National Falls Prevention Awareness Day on Sept. 21. ...
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How the Library Can Help You Save on Your Toy Budget

Did you know that over a child’s lifetime, parents spend approximately $6,500 on toys, according to a 2016 study conducted by the Toy Industry Association? That is a lot of ...
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Podcast Episode #14: Parent Panel — Dads Speak Out

On the latest episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner talks with three local dads who share some of the challenges and lessons they have learned along the way. They also discuss what they love most about parenthood the one thing they want to make sure their kids always know no matter what.
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School of the Week: Cleveland Montessori

Located in the heart of Little Italy, Cleveland Montessori students grow and thrive in a learning environment which encourages self-sufficiency, curiosity, critical thinking and perseverance. The school serves students who are 3 years old through eighth grade.
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Family-Friendly Halloween and Fall Fun Events in Northeast Ohio

From Boo at the Zoo and Hauntaquarium to hayrides and pumpkin festivals, there is a ton of seasonal fun planned for this weekend. Find a family-friendly fall festival or a not-so-spooky Halloween happening near you with this list of events taking place in the greater Cleveland/Akron area.
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Tips for New Parents to Reduce Stress

Parents of newborns often find that it can be challenging to be sensitive to themselves, especially when meeting the needs of their baby takes so much time and energy. Learn some relaxation techniques and stress reduction strategies that can help parents adjust to their new role, as well as advice on where to seek help, if needed.
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Child Development: Fine Motor, Speech, Language And Hearing

Parents may be so busy waiting for their child’s first steps or words that dozens of equally important developmental milestones may pass them by without being noticed. Parents should pay ...
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#CLEMAMA: ‘Finding Calm’ as a Parent

Like so many, I struggle with anxiety. Some days are harder than others. As a parent, though, I feel like it not only affects me, but it in turn impacts ...
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Managing the Halloween Candy Haul

The day is almost upon us in which we will head out with our kids for some Halloween fun! If your neighborhood is anything like ours, your kids will return ...
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Four Workouts You Can Do With Your Baby

If you thought that your exercising days were over now that your baby is here, it’s time to think again. Many new moms are keen to tone up again after ...
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Events This Week

October 21, 2018 - October 28, 2018

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Oct 21 Sunday 20 events
Oct 22 Monday 17 events
Oct 23 Tuesday 22 events
Oct 24 Wednesday 19 events
Oct 25 Thursday 31 events
Oct 26 Friday 28 events
Oct 27 Saturday 40 events
October 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pumpkin Festival

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hay maze, corn maze, wagon ride with live scarecrows, all you can carry pumpkins, and face painting.
October 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
October 21 @ 11:30 am - 7:30 pm

Boo at the Zoo

October 21 @ 11:30 am - 7:30 pm

Dress your little ghosts and goblins in their costumes for everyone’s favorite non-scary Halloween event.
October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Boo-tanical Bash

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Boo-tanical Bash is back and better than before with a witches' brew of new family-friendly fun, giving families more opportunities to experience Halloween in the gardens.
October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Flora & Ulysses

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A superheroic tragicomedy about Flora, a 10-year-old self proclaimed cynic, and Ulysses, an unassuming squirrel turned superhero.
October 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
October 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Ways to volunteer at your child's preschool

Preschool Story Hour

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Miss Chris will have story hour for preschoolers ages 3-5.
October 22 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Special Needs Open Jump

October 22 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Exclusively for children with special needs and their siblings. Skyzone Highland Hts.
October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Family Storytime

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Hear stories and sing songs.
January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - November 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

Winterfest Tree Lighting & Holiday Celebration

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - November 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

Join us for a day full of festive activities as we kick-off the holiday season in Downtown Cleveland.
October 23 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

October 23 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
October 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Toddler Storytime

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Ages 18 months to 3 years, with caregiver.
October 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Toddler Story Time

October 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

A story time for beginning walkers to 3-year-olds and their caregivers with stories, music, movement and rhymes.
October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Baby Play & Learn

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Come and have fun with your baby and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, bounces and play.
January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - November 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

Winterfest Tree Lighting & Holiday Celebration

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - November 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

Join us for a day full of festive activities as we kick-off the holiday season in Downtown Cleveland.
October 24 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Bring the whole family to the Lake Branch to decorate a pumpkin and enter it into a contest for a chance to win a prize.
January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - November 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

Winterfest Tree Lighting & Holiday Celebration

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - November 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

Join us for a day full of festive activities as we kick-off the holiday season in Downtown Cleveland.
September 1 @ 12:00 am - October 31 @ 12:00 am

Fall Festival at Ramseyer Farms

September 1 @ 12:00 am - October 31 @ 12:00 am

Enjoy 45+ activities including corn mazes, hayrides, farm animals, slides, pedal carts, and more!
October 21, 2018 - April 15, 2019

Stroller Strides

October 21, 2018 - April 15, 2019

Stroller Strides is a functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for moms with kids in tow.
October 25 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

October 25 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

BLAST Halloween Celebration

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Blast’s Mission is to provide safe social and recreational activities to people with developmental disabilities.
October 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Ways to volunteer at your child's preschool

Preschool Story Hour

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Miss Chris will have story hour for preschoolers ages 3-5.
October 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Toddler Storytime

October 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Ages 18 months to 3 years, with caregiver.
October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Van Aken District’s Sunset Market

October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Local Farmers will unveil their fresh grown produce, meat and dairy products.
October 26 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Captain NEO’s Hauntaquarium

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Yo-ho-ho and a bucket of chum.
October 26

Hocking Halloween Campout

October 26

Join the Haunted Hocking team as they search for the unexplained at Ash Cave or try your hand at pumpkin decorating, hayride, a family fun spooky movie, site judging, and trick or treat.
October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Halloween Celebration

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Put on your costume and trick or treat through the Wildlife Gardens, make a craft, hop on a hayride, enjoy a holiday show in the planetarium and more.
October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A timeless tale of love, power and the value of all human life.
October 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pumpkin Festival

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hay maze, corn maze, wagon ride with live scarecrows, all you can carry pumpkins, and face painting.
October 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
October 27 @ 11:30 am - 7:30 pm

Boo at the Zoo

October 27 @ 11:30 am - 7:30 pm

Dress your little ghosts and goblins in their costumes for everyone’s favorite non-scary Halloween event.
October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Captain NEO’s Hauntaquarium

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Yo-ho-ho and a bucket of chum.
October 27

Hocking Halloween Campout

October 27

Join the Haunted Hocking team as they search for the unexplained at Ash Cave or try your hand at pumpkin decorating, hayride, a family fun spooky movie, site judging, and trick or treat.
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