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Making the Neighborhood a Playborhood

I have neighbors who build their own haunted house for Halloween each year. (Timely reference, I know, but stick with me here.) read more...
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Good Parents Don’t Serve Chips for Dinner. Do They?

Last year, I got a surprise email from a Wall Street Journal contributor, wanting to talk about how and why my family eats snacks for dinner. read more...
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Learn the History of St. Patrick’s Day

Each year on March 17, we celebrate by wearing green, attending a parade or doing shamrock-themed activities. Learn the real history of St. Patrick, why we celebrate on this date and how some of the holiday's traditions came to be.
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Help Your Child Move Beyond Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking is a form of self-soothing that can help a child cope with stressful situations and feel secure and happy. However, parents should be concerned about thumb sucking if the behavior continues beyond a child’s fifth birthday. Find expert advice and ways to help your child break the habit.
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‘Vroom! A Car Adventure’ Opens Friday at Great Lakes Science Center

GLSC is turning automobiles inside out and exploring the science, technology, engineering and math that makes them go in this latest exhibit, open March 15 through Sept. 2. From a Tot Garage area for the youngest tinkerers to an exhibit that demonstrates how self-driving cars are able to see using a LIDAR sensor, Vroom! is sure to get every guest’s curiosity racing.
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Summer Vacation Ideas: Theme Park Edition

Spring is upon us, and it’s time to plan your summer vacation. The possibilities are endless, really, so it’s going to take me more than one article to tackle all ...
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Camp of the Week: Shaw JCC of Akron’s Camp JCC

Camp JCC offers a traditional summer day camp experience along with a variety of weekly specialty camps for grades first through 11th. Facilities include full-size gym, indoor and outdoor pools and 55-plus acres of open space for your child to explore, learn new skills and build friendships and lasting memories.
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What’s Cool After School: Help Your Child Find the Right Extracurricular Activity

Participating in an after school activity can help children learn a new skill or fuel an interest. Extra-curricular activities play a big part in developing a child’s identity and serve ...
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What to Know About High-Risk Pregnancy

“I had 29 ultrasounds,” says Callista Puchmeyer, a Westlake mother of five children, referring to her sixth pregnancy, which took place in 2018. “Additionally, our baby needed three in-utero blood ...
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Working on my Resolutions — With Help From Pinecrest

January rolls around so quickly every year and if you’re like me, I think I need to do a better job with eating healthy, working out consistently, saying no more ...
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Events This Week

March 17, 2019 - March 24, 2019

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Mar 17 Sunday 18 events
Mar 18 Monday 11 events
Mar 19 Tuesday 9 events
Mar 20 Wednesday 16 events
Mar 21 Thursday 14 events
Mar 22 Friday 8 events
Mar 23 Saturday 9 events
March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Pluto and the Ice Balls

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The New Horizons spacecraft zipped past Pluto in July of 2015.
March 17

Geauga Park District's Sap’s-a-Risin’!

March 17

Sap’s-a-Risin’! offers visitors of all ages hands-on interaction with the process of making maple syrup. Gather sap in the sugar bush with a horse-drawn sap sled, experience gathering and boiling methods through the ages, and — of course — sample the sweet stuff.
March 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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

Cleveland’s parade is the oldest and finest comprising approximately 10,000 participants in 125 units.
March 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dreamgirls

March 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A sweeping and inspirational journey through 20th-century American popular music, Dreamgirls chronicles one Motown group’s rise from obscurity to superstardom.
March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
March 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides

March 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides is a functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for moms with kids in tow. Friday's 60-minute workout is comprised of strength training, cardio and core restoration, all while entertaining little ones with songs, activities and fun.
March 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Teen Lounge

March 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Need a place to hang out after school?
February 6 @ 10:30 am - May 9 @ 11:30 am

Wiggle on a Wild Safari!

February 6 @ 10:30 am - May 9 @ 11:30 am

With FCA instructor Darlene Kelbach & Library Associate, go on an ARTS active reading adventure!
March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm

ALECPTA Spring Kids Closet Resale

March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm

ALECPTA Spring Kids Closet Come Shop one of the areas biggest resale events featuring gently used infant, children, maternity and teen goods.
March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
March 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Homeschool Days

March 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Learn all about apples with hands-on activities and expert knowledge, plus learn the science and history behind Aladdin lamps.
February 6 @ 10:30 am - May 9 @ 11:30 am

Wiggle on a Wild Safari!

February 6 @ 10:30 am - May 9 @ 11:30 am

With FCA instructor Darlene Kelbach & Library Associate, go on an ARTS active reading adventure!
March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm

ALECPTA Spring Kids Closet Resale

March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm

ALECPTA Spring Kids Closet Come Shop one of the areas biggest resale events featuring gently used infant, children, maternity and teen goods.
March 6 @ 6:00 am - April 4 @ 8:00 am

Spring Open House

March 6 @ 6:00 am - April 4 @ 8:00 am

Join us on Thursday, April 4 at 6 p.m.
March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
March 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides

March 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides is a functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for moms with kids in tow. Friday's 60-minute workout is comprised of strength training, cardio and core restoration, all while entertaining little ones with songs, activities and fun.
March 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Builder’s Club

March 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Children ages 4-14 are invited to build creations with their preferred material following the prompts for each session.
February 6 @ 10:30 am - May 9 @ 11:30 am

Wiggle on a Wild Safari!

February 6 @ 10:30 am - May 9 @ 11:30 am

With FCA instructor Darlene Kelbach & Library Associate, go on an ARTS active reading adventure!
March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm

ALECPTA Spring Kids Closet Resale

March 4 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm

ALECPTA Spring Kids Closet Come Shop one of the areas biggest resale events featuring gently used infant, children, maternity and teen goods.
March 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Salamander Saunter

March 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

All ages accompany Naturalist Tami Gingrich as she visits several vernal pools to check preset traps in search of giant mole salamanders and other aquatic critters.
March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
March 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Ambassadors

March 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Feeling stressed or worried about friends, home or school?
March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Charlotte’s Web

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Adults, alongside children, have the chance to experience over again a favorite children’s classic.
March 21 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Family Success Night

March 21 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Summit DD and other community resources for an evening of fun, food and information to help parents and families successfully navigate the path ahead.
March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
March 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides

March 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides is a functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for moms with kids in tow. Friday's 60-minute workout is comprised of strength training, cardio and core restoration, all while entertaining little ones with songs, activities and fun.
March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

About a Ghoul

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Aleah as she journeys to the mysterious land of ghouls, where things are not always as they appear for this thrilling tale of comradeship and responsibility. 
March 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Charlotte’s Web

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

Adults, alongside children, have the chance to experience over again a favorite children’s classic.
February 6 @ 10:30 am - May 9 @ 11:30 am

Wiggle on a Wild Safari!

February 6 @ 10:30 am - May 9 @ 11:30 am

With FCA instructor Darlene Kelbach & Library Associate, go on an ARTS active reading adventure!
March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Pluto and the Ice Balls

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The New Horizons spacecraft zipped past Pluto in July of 2015.
March 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

About a Ghoul

March 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Aleah as she journeys to the mysterious land of ghouls, where things are not always as they appear for this thrilling tale of comradeship and responsibility. 
March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Charlotte’s Web

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

Adults, alongside children, have the chance to experience over again a favorite children’s classic.
February 6 @ 10:30 am - May 9 @ 11:30 am

Wiggle on a Wild Safari!

February 6 @ 10:30 am - May 9 @ 11:30 am

With FCA instructor Darlene Kelbach & Library Associate, go on an ARTS active reading adventure!
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