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Transform Your Basement into a Room for Your Teen

Transform Your Basement into a Room for Your Teen

Transform Your Basement into a Room for Your Teen When you have younger kids at home, most are happy with the bedroom and living environment you provide for them. However,
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4 Eco-Friendly Products for You and Your Family

Are you looking to make your home more eco-friendly? Being kind to the Earth doesn’t have to mean changing your entire routine. Keeping a few sustainable products on hand is
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Octopus Egg Hunt With Greater Cleveland Aquarium

Watch an egg hunt underwater! Greater Cleveland Aquarium Aquarist Mallory fills plastic eggs with capelin and shrimp. To get the food, the giant Pacific octopus has to find and open the eggs.
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Teacher Appreciation 2021: Nominate Your Child’s Favorite Teacher!

This has been a difficult year for education — for students and their teachers. That's why the May issue of Northeast Ohio Parent will feature a few local teachers who go above and beyond for their students, schools and the community. Does your child have a teacher or do you know a teacher (past or present) whom your family absolutely loves? Find out how to nominate a favorite teacher!
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Virtual Baby Club from Cuyahoga County Public Library

Cuyahoga County Public Library is offering free, five-week, virtual Baby Club programs for caregivers and children ages birth to 2. Registrants will learn helpful tips and research-backed practices they can use to boost their baby’s brain through play while connecting with other families. 
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School of the Week: Hawken School

It was founded as an educationally progressive school and remains academically progressive — because that’s what it takes to prepare students to thrive in a changing world. Hawken recognizes the value of a co-educational environment and designs programs, learning spaces and innovative schedules that support learning.
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Mother’s Day is For Those Actively Mothering

In 2018, I wrote an article for the magazine about giving moms a mental day off for Mother’s Day. You can read it here: Give Mom the Best Gift for
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Greening Your Bathroom

Northeast Ohio Parent blogger Jennifer Bonnar, of "Green Family-in-Training," shares with us how to make your bathroom more eco-friendly with some products and tips.
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Pregnant in a Pandemic

Northeast Ohio Parent Blogger Melissa Koski Carney, of "I Crashed the Web," shares with us some things she's grateful for when it comes to being pregnant during the pandemic.
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Camp of the Week: YMCA of Greater Cleveland

A home away from home where kids laugh, learn, explore and grow, all while creating memories and friendships that last a lifetime. The YMCA of Greater Cleveland knows that every kid is different — that’s why it offers four camps for your child’s needs.
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Events This Week

April 11, 2021 - April 18, 2021

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Apr 11 Sunday 3 events
Apr 12 Monday 5 events
Apr 13 Tuesday 1 event
Apr 14 Wednesday 3 events
Apr 15 Thursday 4 events
Apr 16 Friday 2 events
Apr 17 Saturday 6 events
April 11

Visit 'Orchids Forever' at the Cleveland Botanical Garden Through April 11

April 11

Guests will be greeted with a stunning display of hundreds of Phalaenopsis orchids and a towering orchid sculpture Join this socially distanced one-way path that guides visitors through the experience. Also, while supplies last, receive an Orchids Forever educational packet with activities for all ages.
April 11 - April 13

Timbertots: What's the Buzz?

April 11 - April 13

Experience art in Nature with outdoor learning about insects and spiders followed by a short walk to the nature center to see the What's the Buzz?  Ages 3-5 w/adult.
April 11

Spring Discovery Days at The Greater Cleveland Aquarium

April 11

Ever watched a garden eel stretch to snatch passing prey? When did you last count the suckers on an octopus’s arm or a sandtiger shark’s teeth? The beauty is in the details, so don’t let aquatic life pass you by. Get a closer look at these amazing animals.
April 11 - April 13

Timbertots: What's the Buzz?

April 11 - April 13

Experience art in Nature with outdoor learning about insects and spiders followed by a short walk to the nature center to see the What's the Buzz?  Ages 3-5 w/adult.
April 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Surprise ART

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Gather basic supplies and join Ms.
April 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Kids Create and Read at Home

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Sign up for one of our storytime kits, which include a book to check out and an art project.  
April 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Virtual Take and Make Craft: Butterfly Gardens

April 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Start your very own bee and butterfly garden and help support our local ecosystem!
April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Grandparenting Today

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join a lively discussion for grandparents-to-be and new grandparents about the changes in birthing and infant care practices in a group setting.
April 11 - April 13

Timbertots: What's the Buzz?

April 11 - April 13

Experience art in Nature with outdoor learning about insects and spiders followed by a short walk to the nature center to see the What's the Buzz?  Ages 3-5 w/adult.
April 14

Teen Virtual Art Show

April 14

All artistic teens are invited to submit a work of art for the Virtual Art Show.
April 14

Butterfly Hands

April 14

Join Nancy Barnett for an introduction to signing with your baby using the Baby Signs Program.
April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Game Night for Teens

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Open to all middle and high school age students for a night of fun and games with friends
April 15 - April 16

The Great Twinsburg Clean-Up: Teens & Families

April 15 - April 16

Students in grades 7-12 celebrate Earth Day while doing your part to clean up your community.
April 15

Kindergarten Here I Come

April 15

Immerse yourself in color and fragrance featuring unique outdoor artwork intermixed with thousands of beautiful spring flowers.
April 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Engineering Your Imagination

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

A primer on civil engineering for the youngest of learners.
April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Life Hacks for High Schoolers

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 Learn how to communicate better with your parents, siblings, teachers, girlfriend/boyfriend and more.
April 15 - April 16

The Great Twinsburg Clean-Up: Teens & Families

April 15 - April 16

Students in grades 7-12 celebrate Earth Day while doing your part to clean up your community.
April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Parent & Child Pottery

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Spend a few Fridays connecting with clay together.
April 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Let’s Go to the Fishing Hole

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kids ages 15 and younger can learn the basics of fishing, then drop a line in Tinkers Creek Lake.
April 17

Becoming Your Character

April 17

Learn skills in movement, vocal color, script interpretation and improvisation.
April 17

Think Spring Ride

April 17

Bring your family out for ABC's fun and beautiful "kick off ride".
April 17 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Super Science Saturday: Zany Zoology

April 17 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Zoology is the fascinating field that is dedicated to the study of animal life.
April 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bud and Bloom Walk

April 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Walk the garden focusing on soon to be or blooming bushes, shrubs and trees
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