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Four Area Groups Merge to Form Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio

Four area Boys & Girls Clubs — Cleveland, Erie County, Lorain County and the Western Reserve (Akron) — are merging to form Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio. It is one of the largest Boys & Girls Clubs mergers in the U.S., as the merging clubs serve 8,500 kids at 36 sites.
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Sounds of Summer: Free Outdoor Concerts in Cleveland & Akron

Featuring, pop, rock, reggae, funk, disco, jazz, blues, country, tribute bands and more, many free, family-friendly concert series are underway across the region. Find a lineup of outdoor concerts taking place all summer long, as well as insight from city and park officials on some of the most popular events.
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MLB All-Star Game’s PLAY BALL PARK Festival in Cleveland July 5-9

All eyes are on Cleveland this July as we host the 2019 MLB All-Star Game. An exciting part of the All-Star festivities this year will be PLAY BALL PARK, an
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Ongoing Attractions: Current Museum Exhibits, Features in Northeast Ohio

Looking for a fun, educational outing with your kids? Check out this list of family-friendly ongoing attractions happening this month — and beyond — in the greater Cleveland/Akron area. 
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Pinecrest Play Days — Fun With Fitness is Next Tuesday!

Join us on July 9 for Pinecrest Play Days — Fun with Fitness from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Pinecrest in Orange Village. Citizen Yoga will teach a free kids yoga class from 11:15 a.m.-noon. There also will be interactive crafts, games, prizes, giveaways, glitter tattoos and much more!
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Fourth of July Activities in Northeast Ohio

Find things to do with your family to celebrate Independence Day, whether it’s a parade, fireworks or a local festival. Check out these great events taking place today and throughout the week in the greater Cleveland/Akron area.
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things to do with kids in Cleveland, Ohio

Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, July 2019

Have fun this month with a visit to your local library, museum or area attraction, many of which offer storytimes, crafts, and other fun activities for young children.
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Just Because it is Broken Doesn’t Mean you Have to Fix it

One day, I was emptying the dish drying rack and putting away the dishes when my hand slipped.  I was holding my glass tea kettle with a tea infuser attachment
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Ohio summer festivals and events

Summer Festivals in the Cleveland/Akron Area: July & August 2019

Find family-friendly fun all summer long with these festivals and special events taking place in Northeast Ohio. From art and music to food and kid-friendly fun, you're bound to find something new to enjoy with your family.
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What Not to Do When Returning from Maternity Leave

It’s been a year since I went on maternity leave for the second time. Coming back from leave is never easy, but preparing yourself in advance of what to expect
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Events This Week

July 14, 2019 - July 21, 2019

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Jul 14 Sunday 8 events
Jul 15 Monday 6 events
Jul 16 Tuesday 11 events
Jul 17 Wednesday 11 events
Jul 18 Thursday 13 events
Jul 19 Friday 20 events
Jul 20 Saturday 20 events
July 14

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

July 14

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
July 14

Meet Community Heroes

July 14

Join local activists and emergency service workers to learn about how they keep us safe and create positive community change.
July 14

Cain Park Arts Festival

July 14

 Art exhibits, restaurant-quality food and entertainment.
July 14

Anime Fest

July 14

Anime Fest returns for a fourth year, only at the Canton Palace Theatre.
July 14

Royalty on the Rails

July 14

Enjoy an enchanting afternoon on the train.
July 15

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

July 15

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
July 15 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
July 15

The Amazing Ecology of Gorge Metro Park

July 15

Sandwiched between freeways, industry and housing complexes, this tiny park packs a punch with some of our best natural resources and highest density of endangered species.
July 15

Tales for Twos Story Time

July 15

Stories, music, fingerplays and crafts for 2-year-olds and their caregivers.
July 15

Family Storytime

July 15

Join the storytime crew for stories, music and movement for all ages.
July 16

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

July 16

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
July 16 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
July 16

Playing in the Dirt Garden Club

July 16

Help plant, weed and harvest with local garden gurus from the Avon-on-the-Lake Garden Club.
July 16

Mentor Rocks

July 16

This free summer concert series runs for 13 weeks and features top-tier acts from across North America.
July 16

Explore-a-Story

July 16

Join us on a learning adventure with stories, activities, snacks and more!
July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wade Oval Wednesdays

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

Concerts in the heart of University Circle along with food trucks, vendors, theme nights, and family-friendly activities.
July 17

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

July 17

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
July 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
July 17

Moonlight Movie Nights

July 17

 Come every Wednesday night at 8 p.m.
July 17

Fun on the Farm

July 17

Pony rides, wagon rides, feed barrel ride, animals for viewing and interaction.
July 18

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

July 18

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
July 18 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
July 18

BAYarts Farm & Art Market

July 18

Local food, artisans, garden needs, home decor and demos.
July 18

8x10 TheatreFest

July 18

Annual contest and festival of 10-minute plays.
July 18

St. Paul Grecian Festival

July 18

Experience everything about the Greek Orthodox heritage, including delicious food, beverages and pastries while listening to live, authentic Greek music.
July 19

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

July 19

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
July 19 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
July 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

PGIF: Penitentiary Glen Incredible Fridays

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come every Friday for these nature-based family programs for ages 5-10.
July 19

8x10 TheatreFest

July 19

Annual contest and festival of 10-minute plays.
July 19

St. Paul Grecian Festival

July 19

Experience everything about the Greek Orthodox heritage, including delicious food, beverages and pastries while listening to live, authentic Greek music.
July 20

Wild Hikes Challenge 2019

July 20

Walk, hike, skip, jog, run or stroll on eight trails before Dec.
July 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The World of Puppets: From Stage to Screen

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Travel the globe with traditional and modern puppets from every corner of the world, along with artifacts, interactive activities and live performances.
July 20

Family Fun Day "Inspire Me"

July 20

Parents and children work on a project together that is inspired by a favorite family activity.
July 20

8x10 TheatreFest

July 20

Annual contest and festival of 10-minute plays.
July 20

St. Paul Grecian Festival

July 20

Experience everything about the Greek Orthodox heritage, including delicious food, beverages and pastries while listening to live, authentic Greek music.
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