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A Letter to my Adult Daughter

I can’t believe it, my oldest daughter, Makayla, graduated high school this year. She’s off to college later this fall and I am so proud. I’ve teased her several times,
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Introduce Your Kids to the Cleveland Orchestra — and Save Money — With the ‘Under 18s Free’ Program

In Northeast Ohio, we are fortunate to have a top-ranking orchestra right in our own backyard. The world renowned Cleveland Orchestra dazzles audiences of all ages downtown at Severance Hall
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AAP: U.S. Children not Eating Enough Seafood

While one of the concerns with eating seafood is mercury, the American Academy of Pediatrics says exposure can be minimized or avoided, and that parents should add fish to their
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GLSC Brings Programming to Cleveland Neighborhood Resource and Recreation Centers

Great Lakes Science Center is bringing its STEM programs to four different Neighborhood Resource and Recreation Centers this year. GLSC will present 20 total days of programming over the course of the next 12 months, with the location moving each quarter to spend a week at a different neighborhood center.
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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Special Needs Resources and Fun at Cleveland’s ADA Day Celebration

Join Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center, along with many other service providers, this Wednesday as they celebrate the 29th year of the Americans with Disabilities Act with a free Family Resource Fair and Concert at Wade Oval in University Circle.
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How to Prepare Your Kids to Welcome a New Sibling

Another baby on the way is a happy time for parents — kids, however, might have mixed feelings. Here are some ways to share the news and help your children
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Is it Worth Cutting the Cable in 2019?

You may not realize it yet, but your cable television could be putting you back in time…Well, maybe not exactly just yet, but cable could soon become a thing of
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Cleveland Tall Ships Festival Brings Family Fun to Lake Erie

Get your “sea legs” ready for this weekend. The Tall Ships are here! The Tall Ships festival, which runs through July 14, features a fleet of replica and restored ships
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Help Kids Conquer Common Childhood Fears

It’s typical for kids to be afraid of the dark, feel especially shy or fearful around new people, or tell their parents they cannot fall asleep because monsters are under the bed. How can you address common childhood fears without exacerbating the problem? Also, when should a parent be concerned that a common fear has become a phobia?
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Brown (or Canvas) Bagging It

There’s a lot of “eco” talk buzzing around these days. Concerns about “climate change,” “going green,” “decreasing your carbon footprint,” “reducing your impact,” and on and on — and it
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Events This Week

July 14, 2019 - July 21, 2019

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Jul 14 Sunday 8 events
Jul 15 Monday 6 events
Jul 16 Tuesday 11 events
Jul 17 Wednesday 11 events
Jul 18 Thursday 13 events
Jul 19 Friday 20 events
Jul 20 Saturday 21 events
July 14

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

July 14

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
July 14

Meet Community Heroes

July 14

Join local activists and emergency service workers to learn about how they keep us safe and create positive community change.
July 14

Cain Park Arts Festival

July 14

 Art exhibits, restaurant-quality food and entertainment.
July 14

Anime Fest

July 14

Anime Fest returns for a fourth year, only at the Canton Palace Theatre.
July 14

Royalty on the Rails

July 14

Enjoy an enchanting afternoon on the train.
July 15

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

July 15

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
July 15 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

July 15 @ 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.
July 15

The Amazing Ecology of Gorge Metro Park

July 15

Sandwiched between freeways, industry and housing complexes, this tiny park packs a punch with some of our best natural resources and highest density of endangered species.
July 15

Tales for Twos Story Time

July 15

Stories, music, fingerplays and crafts for 2-year-olds and their caregivers.
July 15

Family Storytime

July 15

Join the storytime crew for stories, music and movement for all ages.
July 16

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

July 16

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
July 16 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

July 16 @ 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.
July 16

Playing in the Dirt Garden Club

July 16

Help plant, weed and harvest with local garden gurus from the Avon-on-the-Lake Garden Club.
July 16

Mentor Rocks

July 16

This free summer concert series runs for 13 weeks and features top-tier acts from across North America.
July 16

Explore-a-Story

July 16

Join us on a learning adventure with stories, activities, snacks and more!
July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wade Oval Wednesdays

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

Concerts in the heart of University Circle along with food trucks, vendors, theme nights, and family-friendly activities.
July 17

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

July 17

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
July 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

July 17 @ 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.
July 17

Moonlight Movie Nights

July 17

 Come every Wednesday night at 8 p.m.
July 17

Fun on the Farm

July 17

Pony rides, wagon rides, feed barrel ride, animals for viewing and interaction.
July 18

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

July 18

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
July 18 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

July 18 @ 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.
July 18

BAYarts Farm & Art Market

July 18

Local food, artisans, garden needs, home decor and demos.
July 18

8x10 TheatreFest

July 18

Annual contest and festival of 10-minute plays.
July 18

St. Paul Grecian Festival

July 18

Experience everything about the Greek Orthodox heritage, including delicious food, beverages and pastries while listening to live, authentic Greek music.
July 19

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

July 19

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

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

July 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.
July 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

PGIF: Penitentiary Glen Incredible Fridays

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

Come every Friday for these nature-based family programs for ages 5-10.
July 19

8x10 TheatreFest

July 19

Annual contest and festival of 10-minute plays.
July 19

St. Paul Grecian Festival

July 19

Experience everything about the Greek Orthodox heritage, including delicious food, beverages and pastries while listening to live, authentic Greek music.
July 20

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

July 20

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

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

July 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.
July 20

Family Fun Day "Inspire Me"

July 20

Parents and children work on a project together that is inspired by a favorite family activity.
July 20

8x10 TheatreFest

July 20

Annual contest and festival of 10-minute plays.
July 20

St. Paul Grecian Festival

July 20

Experience everything about the Greek Orthodox heritage, including delicious food, beverages and pastries while listening to live, authentic Greek music.
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