Family Weekdays: Things to do February 20-25

Family Weekdays: Things to do February 20-25

Looking for something fun to do? Check out these events happening this week!

President’s Day Events

President’s Day Celebration at the James A. Garfield Museum. “Meet” George Washington, Abraham and Mary Lincoln, Theodore and Edith Roosevelt, and Lucretia and Mollie Garfield. The day will also include children’s crafts and activities, open-house tours of the Garfield home, and a trivia game at noon and 1:30 featuring the presidents, first ladies, and first-daughter. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., James A. Garfield Museum, 8095 Mentor Ave., Mentor,

Visit the William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum. In honor of President’s Day, the museum will be open to the public. Learn about the 25th president, check out the planetarium, experience an animal encounter and more!  9 a.m. – 4 p.m., 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton,

President’s Day at the Rutherford B. Hayes Museum. Celebrate Presidents’ Day with free admission and activities at  America’s first presidential library. Visitors can take a free, self-guided tour of the museum, enjoy presidential trivia, story time, a scavenger hunt and more! 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Spiegel Grove, Fremont,

Visit the Akron Zoo. The Akron Zoo is offering free admission for all guests on Presidents’ Day. The Summit County Historical Society will also be on-site with activities and information for guests to enjoy. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Akron Zoo, 500 Edgewood Ave., Akron,


February 21

Afterschool Art. Students in grades 6-12 are welcome to come create and experiment with a variety of art and craft supplies. 3-4 p.m., Barberton Public Library,

February 22

Family Story Time. Families of all ages, shapes, and sizes are invited to listen to stories, songs, and fingerplays. 6:30-7 p.m., Twinsburg Public Library,

February 23 

Little Explorers. Discover what birds we have here in winter. Kids will make a craft and observe the birds we can see. 10-11:15 a.m., Ledge Lake Building, Hinkley Reservation,

February 24

Fun Science Friday: Status Electricity. Explore the shocking science of status electricity. 4-4:45 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road,

February 25

Loving Lakewood: Out of This World. Enjoy force field foods, big bang beverages and more meteoric fun than you can fit into an entire solar system. 7:30-11 p.m. Lakewood Masonic Temple,

February 25

Winter Bird Walk. Join a naturalist for this walk to search for and observe various bird species. 10 a.m. Buckeye Woods Park, 6335 Wedgewood Road, Medina,

Pancake Breakfast with the Birds. Learn about the habits and habitats of birds, enjoy a craft, take a nature hike and meet live birds. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes, 2600 S. Park Blvd.,



Toy Time Mondays. The Thompson meeting room becomes the spot for creative fun and play. 10 a.m.-noon. Through April 3. Thompson Branch Library, 6645 Madison Rd.  Thompson,

TUESDAYS-SUNDAYS (through March 12)

Fun Time on the Farm Indoor Playground. A place where kids can swing, climb and slide. Visitors can also check out the indoor dairy and other animal encounters while on the farm. Regular Farmpark admission applies. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Lake Metroparks Farmpark, 8800 Euclid Chardon Rd, Kirtland,


Delight Nights at Akron Children’s Museum. The Akron Children’s Museum is hosting evening hours for those night owls who like to play late into the day! Come create new memories as your little ones explore and learn through play every Thursday evening from 5-8 p.m. in February, March and April.

Mini Movers & Music. Combination class of creative movement, music and dance games for ages 3-5. Now through March 16. 1-1:45 p.m. Orange Community Education & Recreation, 32000 Chagrin Blvd.,


Friday Night Lights. The Cleveland Museum of Natural History will keep the lights on until 8 p.m. with special programming. 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland,

Finger Paint Fridays. Bring your little one to explore their creativity. 10 a.m.-noon. Mentor Headlands Branch Library, 4669 Corduroy Road, Mentor,


Squeaky Sneakers. Preschool families come for gym play using tumbling mats, sports equipment and a parachute. 10-11:30 a.m. Rocky River Recreation Center,


Tobogganing at The Chalet in Mill Stream Run Reservation. The twin, 700-foot refrigerated ice chutes operate with or without snow through late February, weather permitting. All Riders must be 42” or taller and all riders must wear gloves or mittens that cover your fingertips. The chutes are open on Fridays from 6-9 p.m. and on Saturday and Sundays from 12-5 p.m. The Chalet in Mill Stream Run Reservation in Strongsville, clevelandmetroparks 

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