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Wigs for kids charity

Wigs for Kids: Making Kids Smile for More than 30 Years

For Jeffrey Paul, co-founder and executive director of Wigs for Kids, and his wife, Zina, who live in Westlake, a decades-old promise to an 11-year-old has now become a lifelong ...
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Dad Matters: The Sound of Silence

The second time my mother got cancer, her throat swelled until she could no longer eat or breathe. Consequently, my mother now cannot talk.  She may one day speak again ...
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Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage in Beachwood, Ohio

Entry Period Open for Annual ‘Stop the Hate’ Scholarship Contest

The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage is now accepting applications for its annual Stop the Hate Youth Speak Out essay writing contest, which focuses on students in grades sixth through 12th speaking out in support of diversity and inclusion.
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special needs resources in Ohio

LiveSpecial.com 2018-19 Magazine Now Available

Northeast Ohio Parent is proud to partner with NCJW/Cleveland in the creation of an annual publication highlighting LiveSpecial.com, the free and comprehensive resource for individuals with special needs and their families. The 2018-19 edition, including a digital version, is now available.
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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

12 Commonly-Used Speech Therapy Terms

If your child is involved in speech therapy or may need to be in the future, you'll probably begin to hear professional jargon. Learn some common terms used by speech language pathologists that will help you during your therapy visits.
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Western Reserve Academy’s Seymour Hall Opens to Students

After more than a year of waiting for faculty and students at Hud- son’s Western Reserve Academy — which recently was named the top boarding school in Ohio by Niche ...
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strep throat in kids

Is it Sore Throat or Strep? Learn the Differences, Symptoms and Treatment

Strep throat is an infection caused by a type of bacteria (group A streptococcus). Strep bacteria cause almost a third of all sore throats.

The bacteria that cause strep throat ...
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Getting Things Done as a Parent

Imagine being in a vacuum floating aimlessly through space. Even in a fictional environment such as this, forces influence you. But let’s go on with this fantasy for a moment… ...
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Free-Range vs. Helicopter Parenting: Do Kids Need More Freedom?

Many parents have heard of helicopter parenting juxtaposed to free-range parenting. Helicopter parents are described as overly-involved by hovering over children, and come to the rescue at the first perceived ...
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Things to do with kids in Cleveland, Ohio

Crocker Kids — Down on the Farm Takes Place Tuesday, Sept. 18

Join us tomorrow for the final installment in the Crocker Kids Summer Event Series! Down on the Farm, a free event taking place at Crocker Park from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., will feature crafts, games, prize wheels, snacks, entertainment and more, as well as a special fall photo opportunity.
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Events This Week

September 16, 2018 - September 23, 2018

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Sep 16 Sunday 20 events
Sep 17 Monday 17 events
Sep 18 Tuesday 18 events
Sep 19 Wednesday 14 events
Sep 20 Thursday 16 events
Sep 21 Friday 15 events
Sep 22 Saturday 27 events
September 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Village Peddler Festival

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Enjoy this American arts and crafts festival in a beautiful pastoral setting for the whole family.
September 16 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Chalk Festival

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Children and adults join professional artists in using the walkways around the Fine Arts Garden as a colorful canvas.
September 16 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
September 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

LightNights at Stan Hywet

September 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This three-dimensional projection show and outdoor experience tells the story of the Seiberling legacy with lights, action and music, beginning at sundown on select nights now through Sept. 16.
July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Steam in the Valley

July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Experience the magic of the historic Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no.
September 17 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Steam in the Valley

July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Experience the magic of the historic Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no.
September 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Ways to volunteer at your child's preschool

Preschool Story Hour

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Miss Chris will have story hour for preschoolers ages 3-5.
September 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Special Needs Open Jump

September 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Exclusively for children with special needs and their siblings. Skyzone Highland Hts.
September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Face the College Essay: Review and Revise

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bring a partial or complete draft of your essay to get guidance from experienced writers, and write the essay that best expresses who you are. 
September 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Steam in the Valley

July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Experience the magic of the historic Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no.
September 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Toddler Storytime

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Ages 18 months to 3 years, with caregiver.
September 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Play, Learn and Grow Baby Club

September 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Boost your baby’s brain through play, connect with your kid(s) and other families, plus get answers about your growing child.
September 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Crocker Kids 2018 - Down on the Farm (sensory friendly)

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Crocker Kids - Down on the Farm, a sensory friendly event!  Join us for the final event in the Crocker Kids Summer Event Series presented by Lake Ridge Academy and Northeast Ohio Parent magazine!
September 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Steam in the Valley

July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Experience the magic of the historic Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no.
September 19 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

Let’s Sing and Dance

September 19 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

Ages 2-6 sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy.
September 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Preschool Tour @ Castle Noel

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Spend some special time with your preschoolers now that the big kids are back in school!
September 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Let’s Sing and Dance

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Ages 2-6 sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy.
September 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Steam in the Valley

July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Experience the magic of the historic Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no.
September 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Ways to volunteer at your child's preschool

Preschool Story Hour

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Miss Chris will have story hour for preschoolers ages 3-5.
September 20 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

Storytime Fun for Preschoolers

September 20 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

Join Miss Bobbie for the joy of stories, rhyme, movement and music.
September 20 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Toddler Storytime

September 20 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Ages 18 months to 3 years, with caregiver.
September 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Steam in the Valley

July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Experience the magic of the historic Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no.
September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Firefish Festival

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Experience this all-encompassing, multicultural arts experience, taking place Friday and Saturday in Lorain, that will dazzle with music, dance, fire and art in unexpected places — culminating in the spectacular burning of the fish.
September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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

15-year-old Christopher is exceptional at mathematics, but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life.
August 18, 2018 @ 12:00 am - April 4, 2067 @ 6:00 pm

SPARX City Hop

August 18, 2018 @ 12:00 am - April 4, 2067 @ 6:00 pm

SPARX City Hop is celebrating 16 years of connecting people to art in Cleveland neighborhoods!
September 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Apple Butter & Cider Festival

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get a taste of apple cider, sample a variety of apples and help grind apples and press cider. 
September 22 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Johnny Appleseed Festival

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Two days of entertainment, crafts and mouth watering food.
September 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Steam in the Valley

July 27 @ 11:15 am - September 23 @ 1:30 pm

Experience the magic of the historic Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no.
September 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bauman Orchards Fall Festival

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Live music, pony rides, hay maze, petting zoo, wagon rides, and more.
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