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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Enjoy the Fireworks — and Protect Your Hearing

People of all ages can enjoy the sights and sounds of fireworks – with some preventative tips in mind. Noise-induced hearing loss can be instantaneous and caused by just one single exposure to a very loud sound; it also can be caused by cumulative exposure to loud sounds. Learn how to protect your family's hearing on the Fourth of July and at all other times.
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2019 Northeast Ohio Parent Choice Awards Winners: Food & Shopping

Parents across the region have spoken. During the nomination period in March and the final voting period in May, we asked our readers and online followers to weigh in on their favorite family-friendly spots — local businesses, attractions, family services and more. Here are the winners and finalists for our fourth annual Parent Choice Awards in the “Food & Shopping” theme.
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2019 Northeast Ohio Parent Choice Awards Winners: Health, Learning & More

During the nomination period in March and the final voting period in May, we asked our readers and online followers to weigh in on their favorite family-friendly spots — local businesses, attractions, family services and more. Here are the winners and finalists for our fourth annual Parent Choice Awards in the “Health, Learning & More” theme.
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2019 Northeast Ohio Parent Choice Awards Winners: Things to do with Kids

Parents across the region have spoken. During the nomination period in March and the final voting period in May, we asked our readers and online followers to weigh in on their favorite family-friendly spots — local businesses, attractions, family services and more. Here are the winners and finalists for our fourth annual Parent Choice Awards in the “Things to Do with Kids” theme.
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How to Help Your College Graduate Succeed Financially

Remember your first “real” job and the exhilaration of (finally) becoming an adult? Coupled with the anxiety and responsibility of, well, becoming an adult? read more
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‘Bubble Party’ at Fun at First & Main Next Tuesday!

Join us next Tuesday to kick off the holiday week with some bubbletastic fun! Fun at First & Main will take place on July 2 at the First & Main green in Hudson. The free, family-focused event will feature music from 95.5 The Fish, a bubble show by Dr. U. R. Awesome, crafts, glitter tattoos, snacks, giveaways and more.
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Akron Zoo Opens ‘Pride of Africa’ on Saturday with Grand Opening Event

In the new Pride of Africa experience, guests will learn about the delicate balance of life on Africa's Southern Rift — the land of African lions, Speke's gazelles, storks, and the native Maasai of Kenya. The grand opening event includes entertainment, live music and costumed characters.
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15 Beach-Friendly Activities that Promote Speech and Language Skills in Children

Heading to the beach this summer? Here are 15 must-try activities that can be used to promote speech and language skills in children while splashing in the ocean and building
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Lake County YMCA 2019 Dream House tours begin June 29

The Lake County YMCA Dream House, located in Willoughby Hills, will open daily for tours June 29 through August 4. Visitors ages 18 and older can purchase a ticket to tour the home and have the opportunity to win the decorated and furnished Dream House or the cash option with designated house contents.
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What NOT to Put on Your Baby Registry

Pregnancy is one of the most exciting things you could ever experience, but I don’t have to tell you that. By now you’ve already felt that elation and perhaps are
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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 19 events
Jul 20 Saturday 21 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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