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Don’t Believe Everything That You Read…

Wikipedia defines fake news as “a form of news consisting of deliberate disinformation or hoaxes spread via traditional news media (print and broadcast) or online social media.”  read more
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Things to do with kids in Ohio

Coming Soon: 2020 Parent Choice Awards

Beginning in March, we’re asking readers to help us find the best of the best in Northeast Ohio when it comes to family fun. The Northeast Ohio Parent Choice Awards seeks to gather the opinions of local parents on everything family-friendly in the region. Top vote-getters will be published in the June/July 2020 issue of Northeast Ohio Parent magazine.
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Creating a Magical Disney Experience

Jaimie Robinson and her family used Visit Mickey for their recent Disney trip. She shares how Tricia from Visit Mickey helped make it a “magical” time. read more
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Jump Rope is Hopping in Northeast Ohio

The Heartbeats — an elite jump rope team based in Medina — are reigning USA Jump Rope Grand National Team Show Champions for their large group routine choreographed to music, a title they will defend this summer in Cleveland, as the city will host the U.S. National Jump Rope Championships. 
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#CLEMAMA: Answers to Parents’ Common Food and Health Questions

I remember being little and secretly shoving all my vegetables into my napkin when my grandma wasn’t looking. My clever plan didn’t work too well; I got caught and had
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Going to the Dentist Isn’t What it Used to be, Thanks to the Solea Dental Laser

Because dental visits often are associated with the loud and unnerving sound of the drill, sharp needles and overall intimidating surroundings, pediatric patients can be fearful. However, the Solea dental laser is doing the impossible by making children of all ages excited about seeing their dentists.
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ASO Launches ‘Stand Beside Her’ Essay Contest

The Akron Symphony Orchestra is currently accepting submissions for its Stand Beside Her Essay Contest, which challenges students in grades 9-12 to write an original and creative essay about influential women composers.
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2020 Camp and Summer Programs Guide Available Now!

The winter edition of our 2020 Camp and Summer Programs Guide is your go-to resource for finding everything needed to prepare for your kids’ summer adventures. Find camp listings, planning tips, outdoor adventure hotspots and much more.
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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Feb. 17: Annie Glenn Communication Disorders Awareness Day

For most of her life, Annie Glenn, wife of former astronaut and senator John Glenn, was afflicted with a significant stutter. Once she received treatment and overcame her disorder, she became a tireless advocate for people with disabilities and communication disorders.
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Simplay3 Founder Inducted Into Toy Industry Hall of Fame

The Simplay3 Company, an Ohio-based manufacturer of children’s toys as well as home products, will be exhibiting at the 2020 Toy Fair in New York City. Not only will Simplay3
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Events This Week

February 23, 2020 - March 1, 2020

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Feb 23 Sunday 8 events
Feb 24 Monday 4 events
Feb 25 Tuesday 4 events
Feb 26 Wednesday 6 events
Feb 27 Thursday 7 events
Feb 28 Friday 7 events
Feb 29 Saturday 13 events
February 23

Orchid Mania

February 23

Cleveland Botanical Garden celebrates one of the world’s most exotic and beautiful flowers at our annual Orchid Mania show, opening Saturday, January 18 and running through Sunday, March 1, 2020.
February 23

Art Studio Sundays

February 23

 Artwork make and take with a different project each week.
February 23

Orchid Mania

February 23

Escape the winter weather and enjoy a tropical-inspired escape into a world of beauty and fabulous fragrances.
February 23

Open Studio

February 23

Drop-in art making where you will imagine, experiment and create.
February 23

‘Charlotte’s Web’

February 23

 The charming tale of Fern Arable and her “humble,” “terrific,” “Some Pig,” Wilbur.
February 24

Orchid Mania

February 24

Cleveland Botanical Garden celebrates one of the world’s most exotic and beautiful flowers at our annual Orchid Mania show, opening Saturday, January 18 and running through Sunday, March 1, 2020.
February 24

Orchid Mania

February 24

Escape the winter weather and enjoy a tropical-inspired escape into a world of beauty and fabulous fragrances.
February 24

Winter Wonderland in the Ravine

February 24

 Explore a new Museum natural area - Kelsey Ravine in Geauga County.
February 24

‘Charlotte’s Web’

February 24

 The charming tale of Fern Arable and her “humble,” “terrific,” “Some Pig,” Wilbur.
February 25

Orchid Mania

February 25

Cleveland Botanical Garden celebrates one of the world’s most exotic and beautiful flowers at our annual Orchid Mania show, opening Saturday, January 18 and running through Sunday, March 1, 2020.
February 25

Orchid Mania

February 25

Escape the winter weather and enjoy a tropical-inspired escape into a world of beauty and fabulous fragrances.
February 25

‘Charlotte’s Web’

February 25

 The charming tale of Fern Arable and her “humble,” “terrific,” “Some Pig,” Wilbur.
February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For centuries we've known that the health of the brain and the body are connected and now science can provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices to keep your brain and body healthy as you age.
February 26

Orchid Mania

February 26

Cleveland Botanical Garden celebrates one of the world’s most exotic and beautiful flowers at our annual Orchid Mania show, opening Saturday, January 18 and running through Sunday, March 1, 2020.
February 26

Orchid Mania

February 26

Escape the winter weather and enjoy a tropical-inspired escape into a world of beauty and fabulous fragrances.
February 26

Whatever Wednesdays

February 26

Each week, get creative in a variety of ways including arts, crafts and creative writing.
February 26

‘Charlotte’s Web’

February 26

 The charming tale of Fern Arable and her “humble,” “terrific,” “Some Pig,” Wilbur.
February 26

Mommy Mix & Mingle at the Akron Children’s Museum

February 26

 Drop your school-aged children off at school, bring your babies and preschoolers and enjoy some awesome playtime and meet other moms.
February 27

Orchid Mania

February 27

Cleveland Botanical Garden celebrates one of the world’s most exotic and beautiful flowers at our annual Orchid Mania show, opening Saturday, January 18 and running through Sunday, March 1, 2020.
February 27

Orchid Mania

February 27

Escape the winter weather and enjoy a tropical-inspired escape into a world of beauty and fabulous fragrances.
February 27

‘Charlotte’s Web’

February 27

 The charming tale of Fern Arable and her “humble,” “terrific,” “Some Pig,” Wilbur.
February 27

Fabulous Fours and Fives

February 27

Stories, music, finger plays and activities for 4- and 5-year-olds.
February 27

Parachute Play

February 27

 A fun-filled playtime for walking toddlers through 5 years old.
February 28

Orchid Mania

February 28

Cleveland Botanical Garden celebrates one of the world’s most exotic and beautiful flowers at our annual Orchid Mania show, opening Saturday, January 18 and running through Sunday, March 1, 2020.
February 28

Sight Word Success

February 28

Program designed to build speed and fluency when reading.
February 28

Orchid Mania

February 28

Escape the winter weather and enjoy a tropical-inspired escape into a world of beauty and fabulous fragrances.
February 28

Sight Word Success

February 28

Program designed to build speed and fluency when reading.
February 28

‘Charlotte’s Web’

February 28

 The charming tale of Fern Arable and her “humble,” “terrific,” “Some Pig,” Wilbur.
February 29

Pancake Breakfast with the Birds

February 29

Learn about the habits and habitats of birds, enjoy activity stations with crafts, take a guided nature hike, see birds of prey up close and enjoy delicious pancakes on Saturday at the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes.
February 29

Orchid Mania

February 29

Cleveland Botanical Garden celebrates one of the world’s most exotic and beautiful flowers at our annual Orchid Mania show, opening Saturday, January 18 and running through Sunday, March 1, 2020.
February 29

Orchid Mania

February 29

Escape the winter weather and enjoy a tropical-inspired escape into a world of beauty and fabulous fragrances.
February 29

MoCa Saturday

February 29

 Explore the art and ideas of our time through special family-fun activities.
February 29

‘Charlotte’s Web’

February 29

 The charming tale of Fern Arable and her “humble,” “terrific,” “Some Pig,” Wilbur.
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