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Recommendation Calls for Depression Screening for Teens

The teenage years can be a tumultuous time and for some, can lead to symptoms of depression. But research shows that only about half of teens with depression get the ...
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COSI Announces Plans for All-New Science Festival

On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, COSI and Battelle, along with Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther and many other central Ohio Mayors, announced the COSI Science Festival debuting May 1-4, 2019. read ...
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Why I’m Giving My Kids the Chance to be Bored This Summer

As we finish up the last few weeks of school, our thoughts are swirling with what we will do all summer. Moms chat with each other about all the summer ...
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Podcast Episode #8: Parenting, Unplugged (Part 2)

On the latest episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner discusses parenting and technology with a parent panel made up of a local mom and dad. The podcast specifically addresses technology safety and limits.
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7 Dental Milestones for Children that Parents Need to Know

Just because most newborns don’t have teeth yet, it’s never too early for new parents to start a dental regimen for their baby. read more...
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When Should you Open a Bank Account for Your Child?

Parents have a lot on their plate when raising a child. They fill a variety of roles, such as taxi driver, homework overseer and cheerleader. Some parents wait too long ...
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First Crocker Kids Event of the Summer is on Tuesday!

Returning for its fourth year, the Crocker Kids Summer Event Series kicks off tomorrow with Crafty Kids from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Crocker Park in Westlake. This free, family-friendly event promises to deliver the fun with crafts, activities, custom balloon creations, face painting, prizes, giveaways, live entertainment and more.
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Cleveland Monsters ‘Grow the Game’ Street Hockey Clinics

The Cleveland Monsters 2018 Street Hockey Series lets children ages 5-14, regardless of hockey experience, receive USA Hockey-certified instruction in the fundamentals of stick-handling, shooting and passing from local youth hockey coaches.
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Tips for Giving Your Baby a Massage

Aside from being a great way to bond with your baby, infant massage offers many benefits. It can help ease your baby's tummy troubles and teething pains, boost muscle development, calm him or her when fussy, and soothe them to sleep. From setting the stage to mastering your massage technique, these tips will help you and your baby perfect the experience.
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Resources to Help Children in the Wake of a School Shooting

By Jessica Dym Bartlett, deputy program area director,
early childhood development and child welfare, Boston, Mass.
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Events This Week

May 20, 2018 - May 27, 2018

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May 20 Sunday 28 events
May 21 Monday 10 events
May 22 Tuesday 18 events
May 23 Wednesday 14 events
May 24 Thursday 18 events
May 25 Friday 15 events
May 26 Saturday 17 events
May 20

Cherry Blossom Festival

May 20

Carnival rides, food, games, inflatable bounce house, live music, cherry pie eating contest, fishing derby, exhibitors, petting zoo and more.
May 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Horsefest

May 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discover the magical beauty of horses at this two-day equine extravaganza showcasing the versatility and history of the horse.
May 20 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Day Out With Thomas

May 20 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Take a train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine.
May 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Superheroes of Nature

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

Come and see your favorite superheroes from the Marvel Comic Universe, the DC Comic Universe and more.
May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

TapeScape-Sticky Science

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Using the humble product known as packing tape, the Great Lakes Science Center and designer/artist Eric Lennartson built a two-level, 1,300-square-foot, all-ages playground entirely out of packing tape wrapped around a metal frame — a TapeScape.
May 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Superheroes of Nature

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

Come and see your favorite superheroes from the Marvel Comic Universe, the DC Comic Universe and more.
May 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

TapeScape-Sticky Science

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

Using the humble product known as packing tape, the Great Lakes Science Center and designer/artist Eric Lennartson built a two-level, 1,300-square-foot, all-ages playground entirely out of packing tape wrapped around a metal frame — a TapeScape.
April 18 @ 7:00 pm - June 13 @ 8:00 pm

Wow Factor: 150 Years of Collecting Bold Clothes

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - June 13 @ 8:00 pm

Fifteen decades of fashionable Clevelanders will be represented when the Western Reserve Historical Society brings its Wow Factor: 150 Years of Collecting Bold Clothes presentation to the Solon Library.
April 30 @ 10:00 am - May 27 @ 5:00 pm

Art in Bloom

April 30 @ 10:00 am - May 27 @ 5:00 pm

This annual Spring Flower & Art Exhibit features various movements of the arts nestled in with thousands of beautiful flowers and plants resulting in a “horticultural art gallery” of color and fragrance.
May 18 @ 12:00 pm - June 10 @ 4:00 pm

Caterpillar Nursery Open

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - June 10 @ 4:00 pm

Come observe caterpillars as they eat, grow, and transform into butterflies and moths, with fun caterpillar-themed activities for children.
May 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Superheroes of Nature

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

Come and see your favorite superheroes from the Marvel Comic Universe, the DC Comic Universe and more.
May 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

TapeScape-Sticky Science

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

Using the humble product known as packing tape, the Great Lakes Science Center and designer/artist Eric Lennartson built a two-level, 1,300-square-foot, all-ages playground entirely out of packing tape wrapped around a metal frame — a TapeScape.
May 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Express Yourself Youth Art Workshops

May 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Let your voice be heard.
May 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Disney’s Aladdin

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

An extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
April 18 @ 7:00 pm - June 13 @ 8:00 pm

Wow Factor: 150 Years of Collecting Bold Clothes

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - June 13 @ 8:00 pm

Fifteen decades of fashionable Clevelanders will be represented when the Western Reserve Historical Society brings its Wow Factor: 150 Years of Collecting Bold Clothes presentation to the Solon Library.
May 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Superheroes of Nature

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

Come and see your favorite superheroes from the Marvel Comic Universe, the DC Comic Universe and more.
May 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

TapeScape-Sticky Science

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

Using the humble product known as packing tape, the Great Lakes Science Center and designer/artist Eric Lennartson built a two-level, 1,300-square-foot, all-ages playground entirely out of packing tape wrapped around a metal frame — a TapeScape.
May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Drop-In Tour: An American Story

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hear the moving stories of Jewish immigrants in this informative and inspiring look at what it takes to survive and thrive in a new country guided by a knowledgeable volunteer docent.
May 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Disney’s Aladdin

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

An extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
April 18 @ 7:00 pm - June 13 @ 8:00 pm

Wow Factor: 150 Years of Collecting Bold Clothes

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - June 13 @ 8:00 pm

Fifteen decades of fashionable Clevelanders will be represented when the Western Reserve Historical Society brings its Wow Factor: 150 Years of Collecting Bold Clothes presentation to the Solon Library.
May 24

Spring Native Wildflower Challenge

May 24

Enjoy this challenge as a means to get you outside and enjoy the unfolding of nature in Medina County Parks as you search for common native spring wildflowers.
May 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Superheroes of Nature

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

Come and see your favorite superheroes from the Marvel Comic Universe, the DC Comic Universe and more.
May 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

TapeScape-Sticky Science

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

Using the humble product known as packing tape, the Great Lakes Science Center and designer/artist Eric Lennartson built a two-level, 1,300-square-foot, all-ages playground entirely out of packing tape wrapped around a metal frame — a TapeScape.
May 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Express Yourself Youth Art Workshops

May 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Let your voice be heard.
May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Disney’s Aladdin

May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

An extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
May 25 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Day Out With Thomas

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Take a train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine.
May 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Superheroes of Nature

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come and see your favorite superheroes from the Marvel Comic Universe, the DC Comic Universe and more.
May 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

TapeScape-Sticky Science

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Using the humble product known as packing tape, the Great Lakes Science Center and designer/artist Eric Lennartson built a two-level, 1,300-square-foot, all-ages playground entirely out of packing tape wrapped around a metal frame — a TapeScape.
May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

20th Annual Berea’s National Rib Cook-off

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Come to Berea to enjoy this Memorial Day Weekend annual symbolic summer kick-off. Area and national rib teams will compete in a variety of areas, including best ribs, best sauce and more. The event also features live music, entertainment, and kids' activities. Admission is free for ages 12 and younger.
May 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Disney’s Aladdin

May 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

An extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
May 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Fairy Days at Heritage Farms

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us for our 7th annual Fairy Days Festival!
May 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Superheroes of Nature

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come and see your favorite superheroes from the Marvel Comic Universe, the DC Comic Universe and more.
May 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

TapeScape-Sticky Science

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Using the humble product known as packing tape, the Great Lakes Science Center and designer/artist Eric Lennartson built a two-level, 1,300-square-foot, all-ages playground entirely out of packing tape wrapped around a metal frame — a TapeScape.
May 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

20th Annual Berea’s National Rib Cook-off

May 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Come to Berea to enjoy this Memorial Day Weekend annual symbolic summer kick-off. Area and national rib teams will compete in a variety of areas, including best ribs, best sauce and more. The event also features live music, entertainment, and kids' activities. Admission is free for ages 12 and younger.
May 26

Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

May 26

Not dinosaurs, birds or bats, pterosaurs were flying reptiles that lived in the world of dinosaurs 220 to 66 million years ago.
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