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How to Do More (and Less) in 2019

It’s a new year. Have you spent some time recently reflecting on the past year and dreaming of what is in store for you and your family in 2019? Maybe ...
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Fighting for Allison Rose: Family Sets up Foundation to Help Others with Food Allergies

Allison Rose Suhy was a vibrant and energetic little girl. Her parents could not have predicted how much their daughter would change their lives in the years to come. read ...
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Celebrating Preschool Teachers: Shaping the Minds of the Youngest Learners

For many families, preschool is the first time a child is away from their parents for an extended period of time. Preschool teachers play a vital role in helping young ...
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Summer camps in Ohio

Summer Camp Lets Kids ‘Unplug,’ Build Relationships

With screen time being so common in our everyday lives, kids need to develop solid time management and social skills. A summer camp can be the perfect opportunity to nurture these skills and for a child to grow, form friendships, gain confidence in taking risks, and keep their mind active when class isn’t in session.
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Summer camps in Ohio

LIVE on Lakeside: Northeast Ohio Parent Staff Talks About Camp Fairs, How to Start the Summer Camp Search

Even though it’s snowy outside, winter is a great time to begin researching summer camp options for your kids. Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine Editor, Angela Gartner, and Publisher & Founder, ...
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities in Northeast Ohio

Schools are closed today in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Use this as an opportunity to spend some extra family time honoring King by visiting a local museum or taking in some indoor or outdoor fun.
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North Union Indoor Farmers Market Returns to Crocker Park this Winter

North Union Indoor Farmers Market returns for its seventh winter season to Crocker Park, taking place every Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon through March 30. Each week, the market hosts local farmers and bakers selling their fresh goods including seasonal greens and vegetables, fruits, high quality meats, cheeses and bakery.
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Hit the Reset Button on Your Child’s Electronics Usage

If you are a parent of a tween who has their own smart device, you are familiar with your kid’s tilted posture when they are looking at the blue lit screen. They likely are watching videos, movies, a popular series or playing games. While these activities are not alarming to some families, others might feel it’s too much, every day. Learn the dangers of electronics addiction and how to set limits.
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Growing Empathy: How to Interpret and Address Troubling Behaviors in Your Preschooler

A 3-year-old girl hands out crayons one at a time to her tablemates as if they were her own property — keeping the box close by her side and deciding ...
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Is Your Child Ready to Stay Home Alone?

Whether it’s an unexpected day off from school, a meeting that runs late at work or a last minute invite to an event, at some point there will be a scenario when you consider leaving your child home alone. There’s a lot to think about before you take the first step into a new level of independence with your child.    
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Events This Week

February 10, 2019 - February 17, 2019

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Feb 10 Sunday 18 events
Feb 11 Monday 13 events
Feb 12 Tuesday 19 events
Feb 13 Wednesday 13 events
Feb 14 Thursday 14 events
Feb 15 Friday 16 events
Feb 16 Saturday 21 events
February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Orchid Mania

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Cleveland Botanical Garden’s most fragrant and fanciful plant show where you can take an enchanting tropical escape without ever leaving Cleveland.
February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
February 10 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Pioneer Living: DIY Toys

February 10 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Explore the different ways that pioneer children spent their time, and craft a couple DIY pioneer toys at this interactive program for ages 5-8 with an adult.
February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Rink at Wade Oval

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Lace up your skates and enjoy the fresh ice on picturesque Wade Oval.
February 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Once

February 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Once follows a Dublin street musician and a Czech immigrant who are drawn together by their shared love of music.
February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
February 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides

February 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides is a functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for moms with kids in tow. Friday's 60-minute workout is comprised of strength training, cardio and core restoration, all while entertaining little ones with songs, activities and fun.
February 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

How Deep is Your Love? Trivia Night

February 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Do you know the name of the winged cherub that shoots arrows on Valentine’s Day?
January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Maple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Join us at Hale Farm & Village March 9, 10, 16 & 17 – 2019 for the Maple Sugar Festival and Pancake Breakfast.
January 5 - February 24

Bird in Hand

January 5 - February 24

Experience the thrill of hand-feeding wild chickadees at Beech Creek Gardens. Visitors also will enjoy an outdoor fire, hot cocoa and marshmallows for roasting. Bundle up and bring the whole family to this experience, which takes place on weekends from Jan. 5 through Feb. 24.
February 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Orchid Mania

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cleveland Botanical Garden’s most fragrant and fanciful plant show where you can take an enchanting tropical escape without ever leaving Cleveland.
February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
February 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Rock-A-Bye Tales

February 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Lapsit storytime for babies 6 to 24 months and a caregiver.
January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Maple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Join us at Hale Farm & Village March 9, 10, 16 & 17 – 2019 for the Maple Sugar Festival and Pancake Breakfast.
January 5 - February 24

Bird in Hand

January 5 - February 24

Experience the thrill of hand-feeding wild chickadees at Beech Creek Gardens. Visitors also will enjoy an outdoor fire, hot cocoa and marshmallows for roasting. Bundle up and bring the whole family to this experience, which takes place on weekends from Jan. 5 through Feb. 24.
February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
February 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides

February 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stroller Strides is a functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for moms with kids in tow. Friday's 60-minute workout is comprised of strength training, cardio and core restoration, all while entertaining little ones with songs, activities and fun.
January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Maple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Join us at Hale Farm & Village March 9, 10, 16 & 17 – 2019 for the Maple Sugar Festival and Pancake Breakfast.
January 5 - February 24

Bird in Hand

January 5 - February 24

Experience the thrill of hand-feeding wild chickadees at Beech Creek Gardens. Visitors also will enjoy an outdoor fire, hot cocoa and marshmallows for roasting. Bundle up and bring the whole family to this experience, which takes place on weekends from Jan. 5 through Feb. 24.
February 3 @ 11:00 am - February 17 @ 1:00 am

Dino Adventure at Little Explorers!

February 3 @ 11:00 am - February 17 @ 1:00 am

DIG INTO THE PREHISTORIC PAST DURING Dino Adventure at Little Explorers!
February 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Orchid Mania

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cleveland Botanical Garden’s most fragrant and fanciful plant show where you can take an enchanting tropical escape without ever leaving Cleveland.
February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
February 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Rock-A-Bye Tales

February 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

Lapsit storytime for babies 6 to 24 months and a caregiver.
January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Maple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - March 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Join us at Hale Farm & Village March 9, 10, 16 & 17 – 2019 for the Maple Sugar Festival and Pancake Breakfast.
January 5 - February 24

Bird in Hand

January 5 - February 24

Experience the thrill of hand-feeding wild chickadees at Beech Creek Gardens. Visitors also will enjoy an outdoor fire, hot cocoa and marshmallows for roasting. Bundle up and bring the whole family to this experience, which takes place on weekends from Jan. 5 through Feb. 24.
February 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Orchid Mania

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cleveland Botanical Garden’s most fragrant and fanciful plant show where you can take an enchanting tropical escape without ever leaving Cleveland.
February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Medina Ice Festival

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

If you have “cabin fever” and want to spend some time outside in the middle of a Northeast Ohio winter, you need to stop in the historic town square in Medina, Ohio for the annual Ice Festival.
February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Laser Lights

February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

On select evenings between Feb. 15 and March 2, Akron Zoo will be aglow with dazzling, dancing laser lights. A portion of the zoo will feature animated laser lights, and the Komodo Kingdom Education Center will include glowing decorations and mirrors as it transforms into the "Glow Zone."
February 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Honk!

February 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The musical version of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale “The Ugly Duckling.”
February 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Orchid Mania

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cleveland Botanical Garden’s most fragrant and fanciful plant show where you can take an enchanting tropical escape without ever leaving Cleveland.
February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Wilderness

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Spanning a seasonal year around a typical suburban home, this film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and the bottom of a pond.
February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Honk!

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The musical version of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale “The Ugly Duckling.”
February 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Laser Lights

February 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

On select evenings between Feb. 15 and March 2, Akron Zoo will be aglow with dazzling, dancing laser lights. A portion of the zoo will feature animated laser lights, and the Komodo Kingdom Education Center will include glowing decorations and mirrors as it transforms into the "Glow Zone."
February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Sweetheart Hike

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Bundle up, and bring your sweetheart to enjoy a romantic stroll along the snow-covered trails at Brunswick Lake and enjoy a cozy fire and delicious treats.
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