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Learn About Sea Stars With the Greater Cleveland Aquarium

Where is a sea star’s mouth? How do they move? And why does the animal care team at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium call them sea stars and not starfish? read
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Northeast Ohio Preschool Guide

The Greater Cleveland area offers many options when it comes to preschool. If it's time to start considering which program would be the right fit for your child — and your family — begin your search for information by consulting our list of Northeast Ohio preschools.
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Medically Safe: Back-To-School Practices

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Save the Date: Camp & Summer Program Fair 2021!

New this year is a virtual, online option, as well as a drive-through option at both in-person events. Connect with representatives from a variety of camps and summer program options. Find the event that fits your family.
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Northeast Ohio Winter Hiking Activities

Do you need to get outside in the fresh air? Here's a list of hiking activities happening this month around the region. Bundle up and join naturalists who will lead you on a winter wonderland adventure on the trails. 
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Events for Children with Special Needs in Northeast Ohio

Find in-person or virtual activities for children who have special needs and their parents and families. Many events provide sensory-friendly and inclusive activities for all abilities. Check out the following happenings in the region.
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Working Mom Post-Holiday Survival Guide

With the beginning of 2021 upon us, it’s normal to start feeling some post-Christmas and holiday rush fatigue or the winter blues. Lindsay McCoy, an anchor and reporter for WFMJ-TV and Northeast Ohio Parent blogger shares with us how she organizes a strategy ahead of each week to make sure everything at home and work goes as smoothly as possible.
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#CLEMAMA: Get ‘er Done in 2021

Sara Carnes, Northeast Ohio Parent columnist, made a list of things that she wanted to stick with this year. Some are personal goals, but others are more general that she thinks we all could use to stay motivated, healthy and thankful. Here are six goals she shared with us.
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Northeast Ohio Virtual Storytimes and Activities

Local libraries and other family-friendly organizations in the region are offering parents and kids an opportunity to participate in activities from the comfort of their own homes. Children can sing, dance, listen to a story, do crafts and socialize in these fun, virtual events. Check out this list for the weekly opportunities.
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New Year’s Storytime with Children’s Museum of Cleveland

Join the Children's Museum of Cleveland for a storytime about New Year's and other celebrations around the world. In this fun reading of the book "What Do You Celebrate?" children will learn about holidays and festivals in several countries around the world, including China, Israel, Ireland and Germany.
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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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