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Celebrate MLK Day With a Peace Dove Craft

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the Children's Museum of Cleveland by creating a peace symbol — the dove — out of items typically found around the house.
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Using ABA Therapy Strategies to find Success in the New Year

The new year can be about setting goals, making plans and trying something different. If you have a child with autism spectrum disorder, 2021 may be the time to try
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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: Completing Schoolwork Struggles for Unconnected Households

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 24, 2021 - January 31, 2021

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Jan 24 Sunday 5 events
Jan 25 Monday 6 events
Jan 26 Tuesday 8 events
Jan 27 Wednesday 5 events
Jan 28 Thursday 8 events
Jan 29 Friday 4 events
Jan 30 Saturday 6 events
January 24

Zoo Golf Cart Cruise

January 24

Golf Cart Cruises will allow guests to take a tour of the zoo with minimal steps.
January 24

Anatomy Design Challenge Family Workshop

January 24

Design an articulated hand out of recycled materials to complete a series of challenges.
January 24

Ice Age Adventure

January 24

Ice Age animals used special adaptations to help them survive.
January 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Great Lakes Science Center's 'Amazing Anatomy' Activities

January 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In January, become mesmerized by the mechanics of the human body. Great Lakes Science Center has a special exhibition Body Worlds Rx, the BioMedTech gallery, and participate in Amazing Anatomy activities.
January 24 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Tailgate at Friendship Circle

January 24 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Shout out to all FC families, teens, and supporters. Join this community event, where they will celebrate the origins of Friendship Circle’s founding by commemorating the Rebbe’s 70 years of leadership.
January 25

Virtual Homework Connection

January 25

Homework getting you down?
January 25

Family Time at The Rink at Wade Oval

January 25

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 25

Online Pet Parade from Mentor Public Library

January 25

Do you know how your pet always loves to make an appearance when you are on Zoom? Well, let's feature our pets and get a chance to talk about them. Kids of all ages can get a chance to show off their pets with the Mentor Public Library.
January 25

Ice Age Adventure

January 25

Ice Age animals used special adaptations to help them survive.
January 25

StoryTime @ Home

January 25

Join the Children’s staff on the ALPL YouTube channel each week for a quick story and rhyme at home.
January 26

Virtual Homework Connection

January 26

Homework getting you down?
January 26

Art for Fun

January 26

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 26

Winter Wonderland

January 26

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 26

Ice Age Adventure

January 26

Ice Age animals used special adaptations to help them survive.
January 26

Sensory-Friendly Jump

January 26

Less crowded environment with sound reduction and modified safety measures.
January 27 @ 12:00 am

Great Lakes Science Center's 'Amazing Anatomy' Activities

January 27 @ 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 27

Family Time at The Rink at Wade Oval

January 27

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 27

Ice Age Adventure

January 27

Ice Age animals used special adaptations to help them survive.
January 27

Toddler Storytime

January 27

 You and your toddler will participate in stories, songs and movements together, virtually.
January 27

Kids-N-Tunes

January 27

Online class filled with singing, listening, instrument playing and moving alongside your child.
January 28

Move It, Groove It

January 28

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 28

After School Paint

January 28

 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 28

Winter Wonderland

January 28

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 28

Ice Age Adventure

January 28

Ice Age animals used special adaptations to help them survive.
January 28

Full Moon Hike

January 28

 Join the Stark Park staff for a 2 mile hike to celebrate the first full moon of the year. 9-10 a.m.
January 29

Preschool Clay

January 29

Little hands, big projects!
January 29

Zoo Golf Cart Cruise

January 29

Golf Cart Cruises will allow guests to take a tour of the zoo with minimal steps.
January 29

Ice Age Adventure

January 29

Ice Age animals used special adaptations to help them survive.
January 29

Animals Signs Hike

January 29

Hike to find signs that animals are out and about even in the winter.
January 30

Zoo Golf Cart Cruise

January 30

Golf Cart Cruises will allow guests to take a tour of the zoo with minimal steps.
January 30

Visual Storytelling Class

January 30

In this engaging six-week virtual class, children ages 7-9 learn foundational skills and concepts to create their own visual story.
January 30

Anime and Manga Drawing

January 30

Learn to draw in the styles of anime and manga.
January 30

Anatomy Design Challenge Family Workshop

January 30

Design an articulated hand out of recycled materials to complete a series of challenges.
January 30

Ice Age Adventure

January 30

Ice Age animals used special adaptations to help them survive.
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