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Say what?! Speaking the Language of Generation Z

The very first text message was sent 26 years ago. Today, almost 26 billion text messages flow across the networks every single day. iPhones and popular apps such as Facebook ...
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things to do with kids in Hudson, Ohio

‘Fun at First & Main’ Events Return to Hudson This Summer

Sponsored by Akron Children’s Hospital and brought to you by Northeast Ohio Parent, “Fun at First & Main” returns for the fourth season in Hudson this summer beginning June 4 with the theme of “Crafty Kids.” Activities vary each month and include make and take crafts, giveaways, a balloon artist, snacks, face painting/glitter tattoos, games and much more.
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Camp of the Week: Hawken Summer Programs

Hawken Day Camps have a long history of providing some of the best summer enrichment opportunities in Greater Cleveland. Campers can choose from a broad menu of programs that includes a variety of sports, arts, science, adventure, design and construction, and aquatics activities that are specifically designed to be age-appropriate, fun, and worthwhile.
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‘Amazing Butterflies’ Opens Saturday at Cleveland Botanical Garden

Visitors of all ages can embark on an exciting journey, transforming from caterpillars into butterflies, at this special exhibit that opens March 23. Experience an interactive maze of larger-than-life leaves, grass and trees; soar on a butterfly zip line; climb into a pupa pod, and much more.
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Parents: Get Up and Move!

Working in the office, carting our kids to activities and household chores might seem like moving, but do we spend more time sitting than we think? A recent study in ...
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Free Things to do in Cleveland This Spring

Spring in Northeast Ohio brings more sun, warmer weather, and the desire for families to get outside and enjoy all that there is to do in the region. Check out ...
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The Benefits of a Lullaby

Infants have the ability to manipulate an object in response to hearing certain songs. They also can differentiate between sounds, as well as recognize different melodies, which is why singing ...
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Senior at Solon High School Wins ‘Stop the Hate Youth Speak Out’ Essay Contest

Samuel Oguntoyinbo, a senior at Solon High School, won the grand prize $40,000 scholarship at the annual Stop the Hate Youth Speak Out Essay Contest from the Maltz Museum of ...
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Chronic Absenteeism: Are Kids Missing Too Much School?

According to “The Link Between School Attendance and Good Health,”  a policy statement released this year by the American Academy of Pediatrics, chronic school absenteeism puts students at risk for ...
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What it’s Like to be a Kid

Imagine if, from the moment you woke up, someone told you every little thing you had to do. Use the bathroom. Come sit in this chair for breakfast. Eat ...
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Events This Week

March 17, 2019 - March 24, 2019

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Mar 17 Sunday 18 events
Mar 18 Monday 11 events
Mar 19 Tuesday 9 events
Mar 20 Wednesday 16 events
Mar 21 Thursday 14 events
Mar 22 Friday 8 events
Mar 23 Saturday 10 events
March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

March 17 @ 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 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Pluto and the Ice Balls

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The New Horizons spacecraft zipped past Pluto in July of 2015.
March 17

Geauga Park District's Sap’s-a-Risin’!

March 17

Sap’s-a-Risin’! offers visitors of all ages hands-on interaction with the process of making maple syrup. Gather sap in the sugar bush with a horse-drawn sap sled, experience gathering and boiling methods through the ages, and — of course — sample the sweet stuff.
March 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cleveland’s parade is the oldest and finest comprising approximately 10,000 participants in 125 units.
March 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dreamgirls

March 17 @ 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.
March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

March 18 @ 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 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides

March 18 @ 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 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Teen Lounge

March 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Need a place to hang out after school?
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!
March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm

ALECPTA Spring Kids Closet Resale

March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm

ALECPTA Spring Kids Closet Come Shop one of the areas biggest resale events featuring gently used infant, children, maternity and teen goods.
March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

March 19 @ 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 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Homeschool Days

March 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Learn all about apples with hands-on activities and expert knowledge, plus learn the science and history behind Aladdin lamps.
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!
March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm

ALECPTA Spring Kids Closet Resale

March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm

ALECPTA Spring Kids Closet Come Shop one of the areas biggest resale events featuring gently used infant, children, maternity and teen goods.
March 6 @ 6:00 am - April 4 @ 8:00 am

Spring Open House

March 6 @ 6:00 am - April 4 @ 8:00 am

Join us on Thursday, April 4 at 6 p.m.
March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

March 20 @ 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 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides

March 20 @ 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 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Builder’s Club

March 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children ages 4-14 are invited to build creations with their preferred material following the prompts for each session.
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!
March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm

ALECPTA Spring Kids Closet Resale

March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm

ALECPTA Spring Kids Closet Come Shop one of the areas biggest resale events featuring gently used infant, children, maternity and teen goods.
March 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Salamander Saunter

March 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

All ages accompany Naturalist Tami Gingrich as she visits several vernal pools to check preset traps in search of giant mole salamanders and other aquatic critters.
March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

March 21 @ 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 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Ambassadors

March 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Feeling stressed or worried about friends, home or school?
March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Charlotte’s Web

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Adults, alongside children, have the chance to experience over again a favorite children’s classic.
March 21 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Family Success Night

March 21 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Summit DD and other community resources for an evening of fun, food and information to help parents and families successfully navigate the path ahead.
March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

March 22 @ 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 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides

March 22 @ 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 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

About a Ghoul

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Aleah as she journeys to the mysterious land of ghouls, where things are not always as they appear for this thrilling tale of comradeship and responsibility. 
March 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Charlotte’s Web

March 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Adults, alongside children, have the chance to experience over again a favorite children’s classic.
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!
March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

March 23 @ 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 23 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Pluto and the Ice Balls

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The New Horizons spacecraft zipped past Pluto in July of 2015.
March 23
things to do with kids in Cleveland, Ohio

KidShow at Great Lakes Mall

March 23

Anything and everything about kids, plus entertainment, daily activities, exhibitors and prizes are all part of this free event. Get ready for two fun-filled days featuring hundreds of kids and family products and services, as well as crafts, sundae making, prizes, play area, snack attacks, costumed characters and all kinds of surprises.
March 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

About a Ghoul

March 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Aleah as she journeys to the mysterious land of ghouls, where things are not always as they appear for this thrilling tale of comradeship and responsibility. 
March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Charlotte’s Web

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Adults, alongside children, have the chance to experience over again a favorite children’s classic.
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