Latest Posts

‘Watermelon Magic’ at Great Lakes Science Center is Mesmerizing for Young Kids

A recent visit to the Great Lakes Science Center with my 4-year-old and 2-year-old sons proved to be even more of a learning experience than it usually is. After burning ...
Read more

Sweet Kiddles Flexible Childcare Center to Open in Hudson

Sweet Kiddles flexible childcare center announced it will open a location in Hudson later this summer. The company provides childcare by the hour, day, part-time or full-time, and its centers serve children from ages 6 weeks to 12 years.
Read more

How to Respond to Communication-Related Tantrums

Toddlers often know what they want, but are not yet able to express their wants accurately to caregivers. When tension builds and frustration mounts due to a communication breakdown, toddlers may experience a full-blown tantrum. These expert tips will help parents keep their cool while helping their child through a communication-related tantrum.
Read more

‘A Most Excellent Race’ Highlights Northeast Ohio Community

For more than 70 years, the Achievement Centers for Children has helped children and adults with disabilities achieve their greatest potential. Part of that mission is supported by its annual ...
Read more

Mosquito Bite Dos and Don’ts

Everyone likes to spend a relaxing summer evening outdoors. But that relaxation often can be interrupted by the familiar pinch of a pesky mosquito bite. read more...
Read more

Akron Zoo Scavenger Hunt

Summer is in finally in full swing. Are your kids bored yet? Are you running out of ideas for things to do? Summer is the perfect time to get out ...
Read more

Backyard Bonfires: Local Family Opens Up About Fire Pit Dangers

April 18 was a warm spring day just after Easter in 2017.

Jamie Bosley, of East Palestine, remembers that because her kids were using Peeps from their Easter baskets instead ...
Read more

‘Watermelon Magic’ Celebrates Discovery, Nature and Sharing at Science Center

The latest film released at the Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater, "Watermelon Magic," tells the story of a young girl named Sylvie who discovers the magic inherent in growing her own watermelons from seeds all the way to the market stand. The film's 30-minute runtime and slightly smaller than full-dome screen ratio make it perfect for families with young children.
Read more

Structuring Unstructured Time for Your Child on the Autism Spectrum

Summer is here, bring on the sunshine! While it has its perks, this season also can bring new challenges for families whose loved ones must adjust to a new schedule. ...
Read more

Save Money through Reciprocal Zoo and Museum Memberships

Visiting zoos, museums and science centers offers great family fun, but the costs can add up quickly. Northeast Ohio Parent blogger Kevin Payne, of Family Money Adventure, shares tips to save money through memberships and reciprocal admission so your family can do more and spend less.
Read more

Events This Week

June 17, 2018 - June 24, 2018

This Week Navigation

Loading Events
Jun 17 Sunday 22 events
Jun 18 Monday 6 events
Jun 19 Tuesday 15 events
Jun 20 Wednesday 13 events
Jun 21 Thursday 15 events
Jun 22 Friday 19 events
Jun 23 Saturday 25 events
June 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Father’s Day Car Show

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

View 400 classic, antique and collector cars manufactured from 1925 to 1990, enjoy scrumptious fare and refreshing beverages, explore historic gardens popping with beautiful colorful flowers, listen to live music and more.
June 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Father’s Day Lunch Along the Cuyahoga

June 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Climb aboard this Father’s Day weekend and enjoy a four-course lunch on a train ride through Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
June 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Into the Woods

June 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A musical that follows a baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King's Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk.
June 17

17th Annual St. Barnabas Parish Festival

June 17

The 17th Annual St.
June 17 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Art Blooms 2018: Akron Flower Show

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Inspired by the revitalization of Akron, the show will exhibit outstanding horticulture, conservation, photography and floral interpretations of fine art.
June 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am

Monday Fun Days

June 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am

Children birth to age 4 come for a variety of activities including music and storytime.
June 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Preschool Rhythm & Rhyme

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

A music and movement based storytime for preschoolers and a caregiver.
June 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Toddler Tales & Playtime

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join caregivers and children ages 3 and under for stories, rhymes & fingerplays followed by open playtime.
June 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Toddler Storytime

June 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Rhymes, songs, movement, fingerplays, and books for 2 to 3 year olds and their caregivers.
June 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Playgroup

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

For you and your child to meet other parents and caregivers and give your child a chance to make new friends.
June 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Storytime in the Treehouse

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Enjoy storytime in the treehouse at the Hershey Children’s Garden.
June 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Lapsit Storytime

June 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Rhymes, songs and play for children ages birth-24 months with adult caregiver.
June 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
things to do with kids in Cleveland, Ohio

Baby Time

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Babies (6-24 months) will be introduced to hand rhymes, songs, movement activities, books and socialization skills.
June 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Baby Bonanza

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Bring your babies (not yet walking) and blankets in for books, bopping and bouncing at this year-round lap-sit program.
June 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Parkfit Mall Walkers Wellness Talk: Fall Prevention is for Everyone

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us the third Tuesday of each month for this special wellness talk sponsored by Southwest Hospital.
June 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Babytime Wednesday

June 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

For children birth - 18 months, with caregiver.
June 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Traveling the Silk World

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibit tying worlds together, as they combine interactive science experiences with the amazing natural history and cultural anthropology of the renowned American Museum of Natural History.
June 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Pirate Ship Playdate & Craft

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Toys!
June 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Summer Baby and Me Storytime

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Caregivers and their children ages birth - 18 months come for rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books.
June 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Wee, Read & Play

June 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years of age and their favorite adult are invited for stories, active songs, rhymes and time for play.
June 21 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Edgewater Live

June 21 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Grab a blanket or lawn chair and listen to some of Cleveland's hottest bands and grab dinner from the top local food trucks.
June 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Into the Woods

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

A musical that follows a baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King's Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk.
June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

[email protected]

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A free event every 3rd Thursday to kick back and enjoy local entertainment, food trucks, games and more.
June 21

Saint Ambrose Summer Festival

June 21

Enjoy your favorite festival foods, games for all ages, and listen to great bands.
June 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Traveling the Silk World

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

Exhibit tying worlds together, as they combine interactive science experiences with the amazing natural history and cultural anthropology of the renowned American Museum of Natural History.
June 22 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Pyrate Fest Weekend

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Put-in-Bay’s annual Pyrate Fest sees the return of the Pyrate King to find his stolen treasure.
June 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Into the Woods

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

A musical that follows a baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King's Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk.
June 22

Front Porch Concert Series

June 22

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - August 31 @ 7:00 pm Free “It’s not only music.
June 22 @ 6:00 pm - June 23 @ 11:00 am

Family Campout at Squire’s Castle

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - June 23 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy an overnight adventure at Squire’s Castle and sleep outdoors under the stars.
June 22

Saint Ambrose Summer Festival

June 22

Enjoy your favorite festival foods, games for all ages, and listen to great bands.
June 23 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Pyrate Fest Weekend

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Put-in-Bay’s annual Pyrate Fest sees the return of the Pyrate King to find his stolen treasure.
June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

6th Annual Cleveland Big Wheel Relay

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fun, family-friendly, fundraising event where teams of four show up in costumes and relay race adult-sized trikes.
June 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Into the Woods

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

A musical that follows a baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King's Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk.
June 23

Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

June 23

Not dinosaurs, birds or bats, pterosaurs were flying reptiles that lived in the world of dinosaurs 220 to 66 million years ago.
June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
things to do with kids in Cleveland, Ohio

Salute to Summer at Pinecrest

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pinecrest — the new mixed-use district to shop, dine and live in Orange Village — hosts this family-friendly celebration of summer that includes live music, street performers, sidewalk artists, interactive games and more. 
image2 Array ( [0] => https://www.northeastohioparent.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/unnamed-3.png [1] => 728 [2] => 160 [3] => ) ../wp-content/uploads/2017/03/unnamed-3.png..