Attendees Enjoy Education & STEM Expo West at Crocker Park

Attendees Enjoy Education & STEM Expo West at Crocker Park

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On Sunday, kids of all ages and their parents attended to Education and STEM Expo West. The event, co-presented by Ohio’s 529 CollegeAdvantage, was held at Crocker Park. Northeast Ohio Parent provided the first 150 kids with a small pumpkin. The families visited with school exhibitors, were able to spin a prize wheel, do crafts and STEM projects, and view live demonstrations. Many also came to enjoy the performances by Jungle Terry and Mad Science, and receive creative balloons from Twister Girl Balloon Art.

If you missed Education & STEM Expo West, come enjoy the Education & STEM Expo East! The event will be on Sunday, October 10 at the Acacia Clubhouse at Cleveland Metroparks in Beachwood from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit here for details and to register.

Here are some highlights from Education & STEM Expo West event!

Lake Ridge Academy students talk about their robotic program.


A family waits for performances from Jungle Terry and Mad Science.


Children doing activities with Hawken School.


Attendees could enjoy cotton candy from Horizon ATA and Karate for Kids.


The Lakewood Music Collective allowed this teen to try the double bass. They provided live music demonstrations to attendees.


Grabbing a pumpkin as one of the first 150 visitors to attend the Education & STEM Expo


Jungle Terry provides attendees with a close up look all the different animals and reptiles he brings.


Kids get a hand-on experience with Jungle Terry’s reptiles and other animals during his performance.


Twister Girl Balloon Art was outside making creative balloons for the attendees.


Mad Science performance had hands-on and interactive activities for their audience.


Mad Science performance had hands-on and interactive activities for their audience.


Children do crafts with University School.



Mad Science provides children with science crafts and activities.


School exhibitor, Menlo Park Academy, talks to family and provides information.




About the author

Angela Gartner has been the editor at Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine since 2014. She has won local and national awards for her features, columns and photography over the years. Previously, her work appeared in publications including The News-Herald, Sun Newspapers and The Chicago Tribune. She grew up in Northeast Ohio and is a mom of two boys. The whole family is busy every weekend with sports and finding new happenings around the region. She is also a board member and past president at the Cleveland Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. She loves reading, writing poetry and taking the family's Scottish Terrier on walks.

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