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The Truth About “Life Balance”

When you’re in the process of making changes in your life, no matter what they are, it’s absolutely normal for your life to get a little out of balance. Laura Thomas from Thomas Fitness Consulting provides some tips — and a chopped salad recipe, if your goal is healthy eating.
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Using ABA Therapy Strategies to find Success in the New Year

The new year is the perfect time to set goals, make plans and try something different. If you have a child with autism spectrum disorder, 2021 may be the perfect
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Refresh Returns in February Issue of Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine

Northeast Ohio Parent magazine's special section provides helpful information just for women. In the upcoming issue, there's some exciting content that goes straight to the heart and body. Find out more.
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School of the Week: Canton Country Day School

The school seeks to educate students from preschool through eighth grade through an individual lens, igniting them with confidence and character, while developing academic responsibility and rigor in an interactive and innovative environment to ready them for the next chapter of their lives. 
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities in Northeast Ohio

Schools are closed today in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and it's a great opportunity for family activities. From commemorative virtual programming to free admission to area attractions, there's plenty to do. Check the list to plan your family's day to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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School of the Week: Parma Creative Playroom Montessori & Child Care

At Creative Playrooms Montessori & Child Care Centers, they offer several programs designed to encourage all children to discover, grow, and explore while laying the foundation for a lifetime of learning.
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Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage Re-Opens with Free MLK Day Celebration

Maltz Museum will honor the legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with an all-day celebration. Visitors will receive free admission to tour the museum in-person or enjoy the online special programs. The virtual family-friendly activities including a "Stop the Hate" Essay Writing Workshop from Lake Erie Ink and "March Toward Freedom" an interactive family online event. Learn how to register or visit.
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Connecting for Kids Announces January Programs

Connecting for Kids provides education and support to families with concerns about their child. It serves all families, including those children with and without formal diagnoses. Each month, it is offering Zoom educational programs, support groups, a Parent Match Program and other resources.
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Podcast Episode #58: Sideline Parents

On the latest episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner is joined by sports psychologist and executive coach Dr Sam Maniar. Listen as Maniar answers questions and includes tips on how parents can prepare for events, allow kids to make mistakes, self-correct and more.
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Digital Divide: Unconnected Households, Completing Schoolwork can be a Struggle

As schools, workplaces and many essential services moved online in Northeast Ohio, this past year highlighted the growing problem of digital exclusion: a crippling lack of access to the hardware, software, high-speed internet and technical skills necessary for success. 
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Events This Week

January 17, 2021 - January 24, 2021

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Jan 17 Sunday 7 events
Jan 18 Monday 7 events
Jan 19 Tuesday 8 events
Jan 20 Wednesday 6 events
Jan 21 Thursday 10 events
Jan 22 Friday 4 events
Jan 23 Saturday 9 events
January 17

Zoo Golf Cart Cruise

January 17

Golf Cart Cruises will allow guests to take a tour of the zoo with minimal steps.
January 17

Anatomy Design Challenge Family Workshop

January 17

Design an articulated hand out of recycled materials to complete a series of challenges.
January 17

Winter Riverfest

January 17

New holiday event along the Cuyahoga River in The Flats will feature synthetic ice skating, festive light displays, a beer garden, fire pits, a retail shop and an igloo village at Merwin’s Wharf.
January 17

Ice Age Adventure

January 17

Ice Age animals used special adaptations to help them survive.
January 17

Winter Wildlife Survival Hike

January 17

Hike the Meadow Loop trail with a naturalist to learn about different strategies our local wildlife uses to survive winter months.
January 18

Virtual Homework Connection

January 18

Homework getting you down?
January 18

Winter Riverfest

January 18

New holiday event along the Cuyahoga River in The Flats will feature synthetic ice skating, festive light displays, a beer garden, fire pits, a retail shop and an igloo village at Merwin’s Wharf.
January 18

Family Time at The Rink at Wade Oval

January 18

Enjoy the outdoor air by lacing up your skates and get out on the ice at the Rink at Wade Oval in University Circle. Tickets must be purchased in advance and masks are required as long as local health protocols require them. Learn more about skate hours and rentals.
January 18

Ice Age Adventure

January 18

Ice Age animals used special adaptations to help them survive.
January 18

StoryTime @ Home

January 18

Join the Children’s staff on the ALPL YouTube channel each week for a quick story and rhyme at home.
January 19

Virtual Homework Connection

January 19

Homework getting you down?
January 19

Art for Fun

January 19

Kids can get creative in this virtual class at the Valley Art Center in Chagrin Falls. It is designed to be a fun way of engaging in a variety of art mediums and most importantly an opportunity for kids to socialize with each other.
January 19

Winter Wonderland

January 19

Both the inside and outside mall will be decorated with beautiful artwork made by Monarch’s students using inspiration from winter animals and imagery.
January 19

Ice Age Adventure

January 19

Ice Age animals used special adaptations to help them survive.
January 19

Sensory-Friendly Jump

January 19

Less crowded environment with sound reduction and modified safety measures.
January 20

Hiding in Plain Sight

January 20

Judy Semroc from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History will share some fascinating stories and images of camouflage and mimicry strategies used by our local wildlife.
January 20 @ 12:00 am

Great Lakes Science Center's 'Amazing Anatomy' Activities

January 20 @ 12:00 am

In January, become mesmerized by the mechanics of the human body. Great Lakes Science Center has a special exhibition Body Worlds Rx and the BioMedTech gallery, and participate in Amazing Anatomy activities. From the science behind gross things our body do, a cow's eye dissection to design an articulated hand out of recycled materials. Find out how to participate in these workshops.
January 20

Family Time at The Rink at Wade Oval

January 20

Enjoy the outdoor air by lacing up your skates and get out on the ice at the Rink at Wade Oval in University Circle. Tickets must be purchased in advance and masks are required as long as local health protocols require them. Learn more about skate hours and rentals.
January 20

Ice Age Adventure

January 20

Ice Age animals used special adaptations to help them survive.
January 20

Toddler Storytime

January 20

 You and your toddler will participate in stories, songs and movements together, virtually.
January 21

Move It, Groove It

January 21

A virtual exercise class designed by board certified music therapists that joins the power of music with purposeful movement for people of all abilities ages 12 and up.
January 21

After School Paint

January 21

 Learn the basics of acrylic and watercolor painting from both observation and imagination and how to give paintings the illusion of space and volume using texture, value and color theory, among other skills.
January 21

Winter Wonderland

January 21

Both the inside and outside mall will be decorated with beautiful artwork made by Monarch’s students using inspiration from winter animals and imagery.
January 21

Ice Age Adventure

January 21

Ice Age animals used special adaptations to help them survive.
January 21

Sib’s Support Club

January 21

For children who have a sibling with special needs where they can gain peer support and participate in fun, social activities.
January 22

Zoo Golf Cart Cruise

January 22

Golf Cart Cruises will allow guests to take a tour of the zoo with minimal steps.
January 22

Radio Astronomy

January 22

Learn the latest news from the field of radio astronomy and how you can join in science’s search for answers.
January 22

Ice Age Adventure

January 22

Ice Age animals used special adaptations to help them survive.
January 22 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Interactive Virtual Magic Show

January 22 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

GET READY TO EXPERIENCE THE ULTIMATE VIRTUAL SHOW!
January 23

Zoo Golf Cart Cruise

January 23

Golf Cart Cruises will allow guests to take a tour of the zoo with minimal steps.
January 23

Visual Storytelling Class

January 23

In this engaging six-week virtual class, children ages 7-9 learn foundational skills and concepts to create their own visual story.
January 23

Anime and Manga Drawing

January 23

Learn to draw in the styles of anime and manga.
January 23

Anatomy Design Challenge Family Workshop

January 23

Design an articulated hand out of recycled materials to complete a series of challenges.
January 23

Ice Age Adventure

January 23

Ice Age animals used special adaptations to help them survive.
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