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Winterfest from Downtown Cleveland Alliance

Downtown Cleveland Alliance invites Clevelanders to experience Winterfest. Filled with activities and citywide celebrations, this enchanting series of events features immersive seasonal programming across Downtown Cleveland and beyond. Also, see the list for more winter and holiday activities.
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Shop Local: Handmade Holiday Gifts from 9 Mom and Dad Makers

‘Tis the shopping season. However, it wouldn’t be a pandemic holiday without supply chain woes and worries over whether gifts will arrive on time. One way to alleviate these stresses, while simultaneously supporting the local workforce, is to shop small. Meet nine local Mom and Dad makers who can help you enjoy a homegrown, handmade holiday from the heart.
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‘Training Tales’ With Akron Zoo’s Ring-Tailed Lemur

On this episode of Akron Zoo's Training Tales video series, ring-tailed lemur Gidro and Keeper Liz show the training they have been working on together to allow for voluntary ultrasounds and x-rays.
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Helping Kids Cope With Bullies

Bullies come in all shapes and sizes. Some kids bully by shunning others and spreading rumors about them, using social media platforms or electronic messaging to taunt others or hurt their feelings. Most bullying takes place on the school bus and the playground. Parents can help children with these simple values on how to deal with a bully and their antics.
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Diving Deep in Your Kid’s Roblox World

Mike Daugherty, Northeast Ohio Parent tech columnist, takes parents through the popular Roblox platform. He shares what parents need to know and ways to monitor their child's interaction with the online game venue.
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Cleveland Browns’ Junior Reporter Announced

Six-year-old Katie from Avon is this year’s winner of the Cleveland Browns Junior Reporter Sweepstakes, presented by Wendy’s. The grand prize winner is awarded a VIP game day experience, behind-the-scenes tour of FirstEnergy Stadium, and an opportunity to virtually interview one of the team’s stars. 
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Early Holiday Events in Northeast Ohio

Kick off the holiday season with some festive family fun at one of these events taking place in the greater Cleveland/Akron area this month. We also provide a preview of events taking place in early December.
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Northeast Ohio Parent Wins 8 Editorial, Design Awards

Northeast Ohio Parent earned a total of one gold, five silver and two bronze awards, which includes a General Excellence Award for its editorial content and design at the Parenting Media Association’s annual convention and awards ceremony, held last week in St. Petersburg, Fla.
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5 Benefits of Taking Supplements

5 Benefits of Taking Supplements Sometimes, the body needs a little extra help. When we experience poor sleep, stress, and digestive upsets, relying on the right supplements can get our
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6 Tips to Be More Sustainable During Winter

6 Tips to Be More Sustainable During Winter More people are making moves towards living sustainably but it’s not always so convenient, especially during the cold seasons. During the winter,
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Events This Week

December 5, 2021 - December 12, 2021

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Dec 5 Sunday 22 events
Dec 6 Monday 8 events
Dec 7 Tuesday 16 events
Dec 8 Wednesday 15 events
Dec 9 Thursday 17 events
Dec 10 Friday 19 events
Dec 11 Saturday 29 events
December 5

Wild Winter Lights

December 5

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is transforming into a winter wonderland this holiday season with Wild Winter Lights presented by NOPEC.
December 5 - December 7

Winter Riverfest

December 5 - December 7

Winter RiverFest presented by Troy-Bilt will transform Rivergate Park and Merwin's Wharf for the holiday season beginning November 26.
December 5

Wild Hikes Challenge

December 5

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight designated trails before Dec.
December 5

2021 Battle of Lake Erie Axe Throwing Tournament

December 5

This is an axe throwing tournament in Sandusky, Ohio.
December 5 - December 6

Ballet Theatre of Ohio Presents "The Nutcracker"

December 5 - December 6

This classic has become a treasured holiday tradition for families of all ages.
December 5 - December 7

Winter Riverfest

December 5 - December 7

Winter RiverFest presented by Troy-Bilt will transform Rivergate Park and Merwin's Wharf for the holiday season beginning November 26.
December 6

Wild Winter Lights

December 6

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is transforming into a winter wonderland this holiday season with Wild Winter Lights presented by NOPEC.
December 5 - December 6

Ballet Theatre of Ohio Presents "The Nutcracker"

December 5 - December 6

This classic has become a treasured holiday tradition for families of all ages.
December 6

Wild Hikes Challenge

December 6

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight designated trails before Dec.
December 6

Discovery Storytime

December 6

Stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a simple craft and playtime with a variety of fun and educational toys.
December 5 - December 7

Winter Riverfest

December 5 - December 7

Winter RiverFest presented by Troy-Bilt will transform Rivergate Park and Merwin's Wharf for the holiday season beginning November 26.
December 7

Wild Winter Lights

December 7

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is transforming into a winter wonderland this holiday season with Wild Winter Lights presented by NOPEC.
December 7

Wild Hikes Challenge

December 7

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight designated trails before Dec.
December 7

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

December 7

The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors vibrantly comes to life in this delightful musical parable.
December 7

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad- North Pole Adventure

December 7

Families can climb aboard and join this journey of a lifetime to a North Pole Adventure.
December 8

Wild Winter Lights

December 8

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is transforming into a winter wonderland this holiday season with Wild Winter Lights presented by NOPEC.
December 8

Wild Hikes Challenge

December 8

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight designated trails before Dec.
December 8

Teen Crowd

December 8

Video games, arts & crafts, and exploratory activities to entertain, engage, educate, and just have fun.
December 8

Magic: The Gathering

December 8

Play Magic: The Gathering with friends on Wednesdays after school.
December 8

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

December 8

The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors vibrantly comes to life in this delightful musical parable.
December 9

Wild Winter Lights

December 9

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is transforming into a winter wonderland this holiday season with Wild Winter Lights presented by NOPEC.
December 9

Wild Hikes Challenge

December 9

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight designated trails before Dec.
December 9

Christmas Cruise Thru

December 9

 Cruise on through Sippo Lake Park North's drive for some lights and holiday music for a great cause.
December 9

Candlelight Tours

December 9

Tour the Hay-McKinney Mansion by candlelight, then enjoy festive refreshments to ring in the holiday season before exploring our museum galleries.
December 9

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

December 9

The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors vibrantly comes to life in this delightful musical parable.
December 10

Wild Winter Lights

December 10

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is transforming into a winter wonderland this holiday season with Wild Winter Lights presented by NOPEC.
December 10

Wild Hikes Challenge

December 10

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight designated trails before Dec.
December 10

Nature’s A-Glow

December 10

The gleaming glow of Christmas lights takes this beautiful botanical garden and turns it into the winter wonderland of your dreams.
December 10

Miller Woods Holiday Express

December 10

Grab your ticket for a memorable ride on the Little Green Choo through the woods to Santa’s village.
December 10

Christmas on the Farm

December 10

Indoor ice skating, light display, craft with elves, cookies with Mrs.
December 11

Wild Winter Lights

December 11

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is transforming into a winter wonderland this holiday season with Wild Winter Lights presented by NOPEC.
December 11

Nature’s A-Glow

December 11

The gleaming glow of Christmas lights takes this beautiful botanical garden and turns it into the winter wonderland of your dreams.
December 11

Christmas on the Farm

December 11

Indoor ice skating, light display, craft with elves, cookies with Mrs.
December 11

Breakfast with Santa

December 11

 Includes breakfast, entrance to the Akron Children’s Museum, ice skating, skate rental, photo with Santa and more.
December 11

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

December 11

The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors vibrantly comes to life in this delightful musical parable.
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