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Storytime Fun and Activities in Northeast Ohio

Libraries in Ohio
2018 Editions Ages & Stages Featured January 2018 Magazine Things to do
Stay warm and have fun this month with a visit to your local library, museum or area attraction, many of which which offer storytimes, crafts, and fun activities for young children. Check this list for options throughout January. ...
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Connecting for Kids Expands Programming to Solon

2018 Editions Ages & Stages January 2018 Latest News Magazine Music Special Needs Worth Noting

Connecting for Kids, a local nonprofit that provides education and support to families with concerns about their child, will be expanding to the east side in 2018 by offering its popular Music Therapy & More at the Solon Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library. This expansion is made possible through the Callahan Foundation and a partnership with Cuyahoga County Public Library.

“Up until now, we’ve offered programming only on the west side at libraries in Elyria, Lakewood, Middleburg Heights and Westlake,” said Sarah Rintamaki, executive director.  
Music Therapy & More is a hands-on family training program for children, ages 0-6 years, who are struggling in an area of development. It is designed to teach families how to use music to improve their child’s motor, communication and social skills, as well as behavior. The program is led by a board certified music therapist from Music Therapy Enrichment Center, Inc. This program is offered free of charge. Because of limited space, all families must register.

Visit connectingforkids.org/music to see upcoming dates and to register. The first program in Solon will be offered on Friday, January 5 at 10:30 a.m. and then offered on a monthly basis throughout the school year. read more

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Great Big Home + Garden Show Takes Place Feb. 2-11 in Cleveland

Featured Things to do

Spring is in the air at the 2018 Great Big Home + Garden Show, taking place February 2-11 at the Cleveland I-X Center, featuring more than 600 exhibits to help you renew, refresh and restore your home. The 10-day show is the destination to find innovative products, practical advice and great deals for all your home improvement needs. read more

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Lake County YMCA now at Great Lakes Mall

Things to do in Cleveland, Ohio
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Lake County YMCA has opened an information kiosk at Mentor's Great Lakes Mall. Individuals, seniors and families can purchase Y spirit gear, become a member and sign up for programs, as well as purchase gift cards. ...
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Akron Students Win Congressional App Challenge for App that Combats Opioid Epidemic

Education
Nathan Dort and Robert Frazier, students at the National Inventors Hall of Fame High School in Akron, won the 2017 Congressional App Challenge for their app, “The Truth About Opioids,” which was developed in response to a problem-based learning scenario involving Summit County Public Health and the Akron Fire Department. ...
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Northeast Ohio 2018 Independent School Open House Listings

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Open house events are ideal for parents and students to ask questions, meet faculty and see if a particular school is the right fit. Check this list of private and other schools in the Greater Cleveland and Akron areas that offer upcoming open houses and tours. ...
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Indoor Play Places in Northeast Ohio

Indoor play places in Cleveland, Ohio
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While the greater Cleveland/Akron area offers plenty in the way of outdoor winter fun, sometimes the temperatures are too frigid for young children. Get your kids out of the house for an indoor adventure at one of the many family-friendly play centers in the region. You're sure to find one close by with our extensive list. ...
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Winter Wonder Days at Great Lakes Science Center

Things to do with kids in Cleveland, Ohio
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Explore the hands-on activities, programs and demonstrations of Winter Wonder Days through Jan. 7. From liquid nitrogen ice cream and chemical reactions to carpet skating and dancing in the snow, there's fun for guests of all ages. ...
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