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Access Education & STEM Expo Virtual Edition Content Through Oct. 31!

Thank you to those who attended this week's Education & STEM Expo Virtual Edition. Remember, you have access to all content until the end of October. For those who missed it, you can still register and have access to all the amazing content, too! 
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Socially-Distanced Halloween Activities

Want to celebrate the season while staying safe among COVID-19 concerns? Check out these great suggestions for socially-distanced Halloween fun, whether it's an at-home family event or safely involves friends and neighbors.
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Learn About Animal Enrichment With the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Creating species-specific enrichment for its animals is a huge part of the daily responsibilities of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History's wildlife specialists. Why is it so important? We catch up with Behavioral Husbandry Coordinator Alexx Bigham to find out.
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Podcast Episode #53: Supporting Your Child’s Online Learning

Many parents currently have children who are home doing online learning either full- or part-time. On the latest episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner is joined by Dr. Gary Grosel, chief medical officer for United Healthcare Ohio, who shares specific ways parents can support their children in a virtual environment.
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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

What is Dyslexia and How is it Treated?

Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin. It is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. Learn more about the signs and symptoms of dyslexia, as well as treatment options.
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Northeast Ohio Independent School Guide

Are you considering a new school for your child? Consult our 2019-20 Independent School Guide for a directory of Northeast Ohio private and other school options for your child’s next educational step.
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What’s Streaming: October 2020

Whether or not to trick or treat this year remains a question mark for many families, so we’ll all be looking for more ways to get into the Halloween spirit.
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Pursuing Plan B: What to do When Your Plan for This School Year is not Working

When it was time for my daughter to begin kindergarten, I looked at every school option. What did our public school have to offer? What was different about private schools?
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North Coast Harbor Virtual Run Through Oct. 31.

The third annual North Coast Harbor 15k, 10k & 5k run goes virtual for 2020, with the goal to raise money for the Downtown Cleveland Recovery Response Fund. Runners can run anytime, anywhere now through Oct. 31.
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Easy, Eco-Friendly Swaps to Make at the Grocery Store

Welcome to Part 1 of what I hope will be an informative series of posts to help you think about grocery shopping through an environmentally-friendly lens. Shopping is hard!! First
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Events This Week

October 18, 2020 - October 25, 2020

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Oct 18 Sunday 6 events
Oct 19 Monday 4 events
Oct 20 Tuesday 5 events
Oct 21 Wednesday 3 events
Oct 22 Thursday 5 events
Oct 23 Friday 6 events
Oct 24 Saturday 10 events
October 18

October 18

Explore Ohio's National Park by Train Sit back and relax on this scenic train ride through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. On board, you will see bald eagle nests, the rushing Cuyahoga River and historical landmarks.
October 18

Pumpkin Days

October 18

Head out to pick the perfect pumpkin.
October 18

Fun Fest

October 18

 Play in the hay stacks and corn crib, climb the tree house in the woods, slide down the 50-foot double slide, wander through the corn maze, and take a wonderful nature hike through the ravines and hills of Geauga County.
October 18

Nathanial’s Hope Buddy Break

October 18

A free parents' day out/respite program where kids with all types of special needs have fun with games, music, crafts and more.
October 18

Howl-O-Ween at the Zoo

October 18

Dress up in costumes and explore the Akron Zoo decorated for a nonscary celebration.
October 19

Pumpkin Days

October 19

Head out to pick the perfect pumpkin.
October 19

Fun Fest

October 19

 Play in the hay stacks and corn crib, climb the tree house in the woods, slide down the 50-foot double slide, wander through the corn maze, and take a wonderful nature hike through the ravines and hills of Geauga County.
October 19

Mental Health Mondays

October 19

 We want to make sure you’re feeling OK (and it’s OK not to feel OK right now).
October 19

Grab & Go: Surprise Craft for Kids

October 19

While supplies last.
October 20

Pumpkin Days

October 20

Head out to pick the perfect pumpkin.
October 20

Fun Fest

October 20

 Play in the hay stacks and corn crib, climb the tree house in the woods, slide down the 50-foot double slide, wander through the corn maze, and take a wonderful nature hike through the ravines and hills of Geauga County.
October 20

Virtual Spanish for Kids

October 20

 Beginner course for children ages 3-8 and their caregivers for six consecutive Tuesdays, beginning on 10/6.
October 20

Sam's Science Spotlight Family Program

October 20

Join Miss Sam as she demonstrates a fun science experiment that you can do at home.
October 20

Grab and Go: Halloween Craft for Kids

October 20

Pick up a grab-and-go Halloween craft kit.
October 21

Pumpkin Days

October 21

Head out to pick the perfect pumpkin.
October 21

Fun Fest

October 21

 Play in the hay stacks and corn crib, climb the tree house in the woods, slide down the 50-foot double slide, wander through the corn maze, and take a wonderful nature hike through the ravines and hills of Geauga County.
October 21

Tween/Teen Paranormal Fest: Virtual

October 21

Speakers will be telling stories about local Willoughby and Ohio ghosts, showing you areas in Ohio that have paranormal activity, discussing what paranormal activity is, explaining the job of being a ghost hunter and more.
October 22

Lakewood Chocolate Walk

October 22

It’s a dozen years of chocolate decadence!  A delectably memorable evening awaits when the 12th Annual Lakewood Chocolate Walk takes place on Thursday, October 22, from 6 to 9 p.m.
October 22
October 22

Pumpkin Days

October 22

Head out to pick the perfect pumpkin.
October 22

Fun Fest

October 22

 Play in the hay stacks and corn crib, climb the tree house in the woods, slide down the 50-foot double slide, wander through the corn maze, and take a wonderful nature hike through the ravines and hills of Geauga County.
October 22

Pumpkins & Piranhas

October 22

Come in costume to the aquarium, see the team and divers in costume, take home a treat bag and more.
October 23

October 23

Explore Ohio's National Park by Train Sit back and relax on this scenic train ride through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. On board, you will see bald eagle nests, the rushing Cuyahoga River and historical landmarks.
October 23

Pumpkin Days

October 23

Head out to pick the perfect pumpkin.
October 23

Fun Fest

October 23

 Play in the hay stacks and corn crib, climb the tree house in the woods, slide down the 50-foot double slide, wander through the corn maze, and take a wonderful nature hike through the ravines and hills of Geauga County.
October 23

Friday Fun Day: Virtual

October 23

Join the after-school Zoom hangout where you will chat, play music, play Kahoot trivia and create crafts.
October 23

Pumpkins & Piranhas

October 23

Come in costume to the aquarium, see the team and divers in costume, take home a treat bag and more.
October 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Virtual Halloween Party

October 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Wear your favorite Halloween costume and join us for some exciting STEAM adventures!  We will build a Haunted House ride and make Spidery Slime.  A great way to socialize and celebrate from the safety of home.  Supplies will be provided. Visit challenge-island.com/summit-medina in the Summit and Medina County area or challenge-island.com/clevelandeast for the Cleveland area
October 24

Pumpkin Days

October 24

Head out to pick the perfect pumpkin.
October 24

Fun Fest

October 24

 Play in the hay stacks and corn crib, climb the tree house in the woods, slide down the 50-foot double slide, wander through the corn maze, and take a wonderful nature hike through the ravines and hills of Geauga County.
October 24

Kids Fall Cooking Camp at StoneWater

October 24

Five-week Cooking Camp Saturdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 from 9:30am-11: 30am for children ages 6-12.  The cost for the five-week session is $250 per child and will be led by Betty Buns & StoneWater staff.
October 24

Kids Fall Cooking Camp

October 24

Cooking can help young kids learn and practice some basic math concepts, build language skills, explore chemistry, lay the foundation for healthy eating habits and build their self-confidence. Each week, kids will prepare different recipes, giving each child a variety of foods to experience.
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