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6 Tips to Curb Back-to-School Jitters

As summer slips by and back-to-school ads bombard in full force, anxiety tends to sneak up on students and families as they wonder – and worry – about what lies
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Pinecrest Play Days Highlights: 2019

This summer, Northeast Ohio Parent presented the inaugural season of Pinecrest Play Days, sponsored by Lawrence School and taking place at Pinecrest in Orange Village. The four-event series featured fun,
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Labor Day Weekend Events in Northeast Ohio

Celebrate the holiday weekend with these family-friendly events taking place throughout Labor Day weekend in the greater Cleveland/Akron area. read more
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Tickets on Sale for Crocker Park’s 9th Annual Wine Festival

Crocker Park's annual Wine Festival takes place Friday and Saturday, September 13 and 14, with proceeds benefiting University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. The two-day event will host various wine growers, makers and vendors, as well as craft beer and spirits, live music and more.
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How to Handle Working-Mom Guilt this School Year

Having three kids, I’m bound to disappoint at least one of them at any given moment. That’s one of the things I like most about summer: I don’t feel as
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How to Make Transitions From Summer to School a Breeze

It’s that time of year. Time to put away the sunscreen and take out the backpacks. Time to shift gears from the lazy days of summer, to all the wonder
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Spirits High as School Year Starts at CMSD

From red carpet walks to new buildings, Cleveland Metropolitan School District was full of excitement as it welcomed students on the first day of school, August 12, 2019. (Video by
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Social Media and Self Image for Today’s Teens

Perspective plays a pivotal role in the conversation surrounding self-image and social media. Older generations see a clear separation between their lives online and offline. Back in the old days
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Mentor Man Rides Across the Country to Support Local Organizations

Mentor resident Josh Rosen recently biked across the country — a 38-day adventure that included 65,295 feet of climbing, 158,172 calories burned, and a total of 252 hours on the bike — to raise money for Leadership Lake County and Leadership Geauga Junior Leadership programs.
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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Tips for Safely Cleaning Your Child’s Ears

Good ear hygiene often is associated with the presence of earwax, commonly known as cerumen. Wax may not be visually pleasing, but it is beneficial to your health. Although it is crucial to keep some of your earwax, it is okay to remove excess when it starts to travel outside of the ear canal. Here are five dos and don’ts to keep in mind when cleaning your child’s ears.
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Events This Week

August 18, 2019 - August 25, 2019

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Aug 18 Sunday 9 events
Aug 19 Monday 4 events
Aug 20 Tuesday 8 events
Aug 21 Wednesday 8 events
Aug 22 Thursday 6 events
Aug 23 Friday 4 events
Aug 24 Saturday 13 events
August 18

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

August 18

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hershey Children’s Garden Weekend Activity

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Children enjoy hands-on activities on weekend afternoons.
August 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Cinema at the Square

August 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Fifteen fan-favorites will screen reel-to-reel on a large non-Imax screen, featuring some of the most popular films from every generation.
August 18

Little Italy’s Feast of the Assumption

August 18

Four days of festivities, booths featuring Italian foods and desserts, live music, and rides for young children.
August 18 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Touch-a-Truck Presented by MTD

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Kids can enjoy sitting behind the wheel of over 50 pieces of equipment and vehicles.
August 19

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

August 19

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
August 19 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
August 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Seasonal Scavenger Hunt

August 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 Take part in a seasonal scavenger hunt.
August 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Vroom! A Car Adventure

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

You won’t need a license to get hands-on in this expansive new exhibition, developed and curated in-house by the Science Center’s Exhibits team.
August 20

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

August 20

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
August 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
August 20

Mentor Rocks

August 20

This free summer concert series runs for 13 weeks and features top-tier acts from across North America.
August 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Seasonal Scavenger Hunt

August 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 Take part in a seasonal scavenger hunt.
August 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Vroom! A Car Adventure

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

You won’t need a license to get hands-on in this expansive new exhibition, developed and curated in-house by the Science Center’s Exhibits team.
August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wade Oval Wednesdays

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Concerts in the heart of University Circle along with food trucks, vendors, theme nights, and family-friendly activities.
August 21

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

August 21

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
August 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
August 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Moonlight Movie Nights

August 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Come every Wednesday night at 8 p.m.
August 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Vroom! A Car Adventure

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

You won’t need a license to get hands-on in this expansive new exhibition, developed and curated in-house by the Science Center’s Exhibits team.
August 22

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

August 22

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
August 22 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
August 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Vroom! A Car Adventure

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

You won’t need a license to get hands-on in this expansive new exhibition, developed and curated in-house by the Science Center’s Exhibits team.
August 22 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Mommy and Me Ball

August 22 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Mommy & Me Ball presented by Pregnant with Possibilities Resource Center is an annual fundraiser created to bring mothers, grandmother, guardians and children together to enhance positive relationships through the promotion of healthy development with a strong focus on literacy, increased quality of life, and goal achievement.
August 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Engraved Tooth Fairy Box

August 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Celebrate National Tooth Fairy Day at The HUB.
August 23

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

August 23

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
August 23 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
August 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Vroom! A Car Adventure

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

You won’t need a license to get hands-on in this expansive new exhibition, developed and curated in-house by the Science Center’s Exhibits team.
August 23 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Pottery Workshop

August 23 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

When was the last time you learned a historic craft?
August 24

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

August 24

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
August 24 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
August 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Clue at the Zoo

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

All of the kitty litter containers throughout the entire Akron Zoo have gone missing! This is a popular enrichment item for many of the animals. The zoo believes it was an inside job and needs your help on Saturday to find out whodunit!
August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hershey Children’s Garden Weekend Activity

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Children enjoy hands-on activities on weekend afternoons.
August 24

Medina Fest

August 24

Kids activities and games, live musical entertainment, food and more.
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