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High School Extracurriculars: What Matters in the College Application Process?

Jazz Band! Volleyball! Student Council! Grill Club! Today’s teens are shuffling from one after school activity to the next, hoping that their involvement in an array of clubs, organizations and ...
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Is That Toy a Playpen or a Playground?

In Lifelong Kindergarten, Mitchel Resnick, learning researcher and holder of the best-ever academic title of “LEGO endowed chair” at MIT, describes the conditions that breed creativity. To become creative thinkers, ...
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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Understanding Your Child’s Lisp

A lisp — which is a sound substitution or distortion in which the “s” and “z” sounds are produced inefficiently — is one of the most common articulation errors targeted in speech-language therapy. Learn about the two different types of lisps and how they are treated.
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Break Out Session Topics, Speakers for Education Expo 2018 Announced

At the inaugural Northeast Ohio Parent Education Expo — which will take place Sunday, September 23 — attendees will be able to hear and learn from dozens of area schools offering a wide variety of options for public and private school education. In addition, break out sessions will be​ presented by area experts with an eye on educating parents on a variety of topics.
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Securing Our Schools: Ohio Districts Prepare for New School Year with Safety in Mind

The stress of sending kids back to school these days goes far beyond worrying about the challenges of homework, schedules and peer relationships. Looming behind all of that parental anxiety ...
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AAP Updates Recommendations on Car Seats: Keep Children Rear-Facing as Long as Possible

In an updated policy statement, the AAP recommends children remain in a rear-facing car safety seat as long as possible, until they reach the highest weight or height allowed by their seat. Previously, it specified children should remain rear-facing at least to age 2.
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Prepare Your Child to be the New Kid in School

Your child walks into the crowded cafeteria and scans the room looking for an open table. Suddenly all eyes are on him. The huge room goes quiet. His peers have ...
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Battling the Back to School Blues

The end of summer and beginning of another academic year can leave us parents feeling frazzled and stressed. The resurrection of after-school clubs, sports practices, homework and evening routines allows ...
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Northeast Ohio Children’s Resale & Consignment Events for Fall 2018

Shopping resale for gently used baby and kids clothing, equipment and more can bolster your budget, since items cost significantly less than retail prices. Many organizations in the greater Cleveland/Akron area hold resale events in the fall, with several taking place this weekend.
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Quiet Mornings…and Other Gifts I Give Myself as a Mom

As I write this, it’s 6:30 on a weekday morning. I’m sipping hot black coffee and eating creamy overnight oats. The only sound in my house is the click-clack of ...
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Events This Week

September 23, 2018 - September 30, 2018

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Sep 23 Sunday 16 events
Sep 24 Monday 11 events
Sep 25 Tuesday 17 events
Sep 26 Wednesday 16 events
Sep 27 Thursday 14 events
Sep 28 Friday 13 events
Sep 29 Saturday 19 events
September 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Apple Butter & Cider Festival

September 23 @ 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 23 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Johnny Appleseed Festival

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Two days of entertainment, crafts and mouth watering food.
September 23 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 23 @ 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 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Education Expo 2018 presented by Northeast Ohio Parent

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Education Expo 2018 is presented by Northeast Ohio Parent magazine with the Nautica Entertainment Complex and the Greater Cleveland Aquarium. This is the CAN’T MISS education event of the season happening in the heart of Cleveland!
September 24 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
September 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Ways to volunteer at your child's preschool

Preschool Story Hour

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Miss Chris will have story hour for preschoolers ages 3-5.
September 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Special Needs Open Jump

September 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Exclusively for children with special needs and their siblings. Skyzone Highland Hts.
September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Family Storytime

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Hear stories and sing songs.
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 25 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 25 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
September 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Toddler Storytime

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Ages 18 months to 3 years, with caregiver.
September 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Play, Learn and Grow Baby Club

September 25 @ 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 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Toddler Story Time

September 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

A story time for beginning walkers to 3-year-olds and their caregivers with stories, music, movement and rhymes.
September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Big Dog Bounce Autism Night

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Spend some time socializing while your kiddos play in a safe, clean, supportive environment.
September 26 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Asperger’s Boot Camp for Teens

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meets on 9/12 and 9/26 and covers different social skills topics such as: the art of chit-chat, how to break into a group, and using gestures better.
September 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Asperberger’s Boot Camp for Teens

September 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn the art of chit-chat, how to break into a group, using gestures for better communication, etc.
September 26 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

Let’s Sing and Dance

September 26 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

Ages 2-6 sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy.
September 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Let’s Sing and Dance

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Ages 2-6 sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy.
September 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
September 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Ways to volunteer at your child's preschool

Preschool Story Hour

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Miss Chris will have story hour for preschoolers ages 3-5.
September 27 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

Storytime Fun for Preschoolers

September 27 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am

Join Miss Bobbie for the joy of stories, rhyme, movement and music.
September 27 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Toddler Storytime

September 27 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Ages 18 months to 3 years, with caregiver.
September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Van Aken District’s Sunset Market

September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Local Farmers will unveil their fresh grown produce, meat and dairy products.
September 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ohio Wizard of Oz Festival

September 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Journey through Oz and meet all of your favorite characters, shop, enjoy food from all over Ohio and beyond.
September 28 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

IngenuityFest

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Showcases creativity and innovation across sectors: it is a unique space to find something for everyone.
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!
August 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Cleveland Starts Here®

August 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

First-time visitors and life-long residents will immerse themselves in Cleveland’s stories from the 1790s to today.
September 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ohio Wizard of Oz Festival

September 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Journey through Oz and meet all of your favorite characters, shop, enjoy food from all over Ohio and beyond.
September 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Festival at Nickajack Farms

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discovery Barn, Farm Animals, Rascal Round Up, Tire Dragons, Obstacle Course, Hay Maze and much more.
September 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bauman Orchards Fall Festival

September 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Live music, pony rides, hay maze, petting zoo, wagon rides, and more.
September 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Barberton Mum Festival

September 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Beautiful chrysanthemums create a million blooms at Lake Anna Park.
September 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Hot Air Balloon Lift Off

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Half a dozen balloons will take to the skies against the backdrop of the fall harvest activities.
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