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The Secret to a Successful School Drop-Off

It’s that time of year again! Kids are back in school. Whether you’re dropping your child off for the first time or the seventh, the back-to-school anxiety can be overwhelming. ...
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How to Create a Travel Fund for Your Next Family Vacation

My family spent time this past summer exploring Washington D.C. and Ocean City, Maryland. A few days into our trip, I was already thinking about and planning trips for next ...
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Inaugural North America First People’s Day Walk in Akron

The city of Akron will celebrate the inaugural North American First People’s Day on October 1, 2018, by walking a portion of The Portage Path, the oldest landmark in Summit ...
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Ready Player FUN! Begins at Great Lakes Science Center

Great Lakes Science Center launches its brand new event, Ready Player FUN, this Saturday. Guests of all ages will enjoy learning some of the scientific principles behind their favorite games with a huge list of hands-on activities.
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Keeping the Culture Going in Cleveland

Cleveland had an incredible summer of culture, with lots of special events and exhibitions that put the city even more in the forefront of the cultural scene. read more...
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Northeast Ohio Education Expo

Education Expo is This Sunday, September 23

Hear and learn from dozens of area schools offering a wide variety of options for public and private school education at this free event, taking place from 10 a.m. to ​2​ p.m. at the Nautica Entertainment Complex on the West Bank of the Flats in Cleveland. The event also will include ​activities, raffle giveaways, crafts, break out sessions for parents, and discounted admission to nearby attractions.
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One of My Favorite Ways to Save on Children’s Activities

I’m a mom of twin toddlers and I’m always looking for fun, cool things to do without spending a lot of money. As a single mom on a tight budget, ...
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Kids and Sleep: Make Sure Your Child is Getting Enough Rest

Did you know that according to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, approximately 15 million American children are affected by inadequate sleep? Without adequate sleep, children are less mentally alert ...
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Wigs for kids charity

Wigs for Kids: Making Kids Smile for More than 30 Years

For Jeffrey Paul, co-founder and executive director of Wigs for Kids, and his wife, Zina, who live in Westlake, a decades-old promise to an 11-year-old has now become a lifelong ...
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Dad Matters: The Sound of Silence

The second time my mother got cancer, her throat swelled until she could no longer eat or breathe. Consequently, my mother now cannot talk.  She may one day speak again ...
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Events This Week

September 16, 2018 - September 23, 2018

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Sep 16 Sunday 20 events
Sep 17 Monday 17 events
Sep 18 Tuesday 18 events
Sep 19 Wednesday 14 events
Sep 20 Thursday 16 events
Sep 21 Friday 15 events
Sep 22 Saturday 27 events
September 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Village Peddler Festival

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Enjoy this American arts and crafts festival in a beautiful pastoral setting for the whole family.
September 16 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Chalk Festival

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Children and adults join professional artists in using the walkways around the Fine Arts Garden as a colorful canvas.
September 16 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
September 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

LightNights at Stan Hywet

September 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.
September 17 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

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

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much 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.
September 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Ways to volunteer at your child's preschool

Preschool Story Hour

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Miss Chris will have story hour for preschoolers ages 3-5.
September 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Special Needs Open Jump

September 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Exclusively for children with special needs and their siblings. Skyzone Highland Hts.
September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Face the College Essay: Review and Revise

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bring a partial or complete draft of your essay to get guidance from experienced writers, and write the essay that best expresses who you are. 
September 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much 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.
September 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Toddler Storytime

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Ages 18 months to 3 years, with caregiver.
September 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Play, Learn and Grow Baby Club

September 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Boost your baby’s brain through play, connect with your kid(s) and other families, plus get answers about your growing child.
September 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Crocker Kids 2018 - Down on the Farm (sensory friendly)

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Crocker Kids - Down on the Farm, a sensory friendly event!  Join us for the final event in the Crocker Kids Summer Event Series presented by Lake Ridge Academy and Northeast Ohio Parent magazine!
September 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much 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.
September 19 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

Let’s Sing and Dance

September 19 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

Ages 2-6 sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy.
September 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Preschool Tour @ Castle Noel

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Spend some special time with your preschoolers now that the big kids are back in school!
September 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Let’s Sing and Dance

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Ages 2-6 sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy.
September 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much 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.
September 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Ways to volunteer at your child's preschool

Preschool Story Hour

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

Miss Chris will have story hour for preschoolers ages 3-5.
September 20 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

Storytime Fun for Preschoolers

September 20 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

Join Miss Bobbie for the joy of stories, rhyme, movement and music.
September 20 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Toddler Storytime

September 20 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Ages 18 months to 3 years, with caregiver.
September 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

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

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much 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.
September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Firefish Festival

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Experience this all-encompassing, multicultural arts experience, taking place Friday and Saturday in Lorain, that will dazzle with music, dance, fire and art in unexpected places — culminating in the spectacular burning of the fish.
September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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

15-year-old Christopher is exceptional at mathematics, but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life.
August 18, 2018 @ 12:00 am - April 4, 2067 @ 6:00 pm

SPARX City Hop

August 18, 2018 @ 12:00 am - April 4, 2067 @ 6:00 pm

SPARX City Hop is celebrating 16 years of connecting people to art in Cleveland neighborhoods!
September 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Apple Butter & Cider Festival

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get a taste of apple cider, sample a variety of apples and help grind apples and press cider. 
September 22 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Johnny Appleseed Festival

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Two days of entertainment, crafts and mouth watering food.
September 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

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

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much 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.
September 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bauman Orchards Fall Festival

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Live music, pony rides, hay maze, petting zoo, wagon rides, and more.
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