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Cleveland Orchestra attracting young audiences with educational programs

Aug 21, 2016 ● By Today's Family

Concerts provide children & parents the opportunity to hear live, orchestral music. Interactive presentations introduce kids 3-6 to instruments, what they sound like & how they are played.

5 ways to make every day Grandparent's Day

Aug 21, 2016 ● By Today's Family

One of the challenges of keeping kids and grandparents connected is bridging both the distance gap and the generation gap. Here are five ways to keep the generations in closer touch.

Broadmoor School program teaches vocational skills for life after high school

Aug 29, 2016 ● By Today's Family

For Nick Risko and Melissa Welch, LEEP has opened new doors to their futures from the experience and skills they have gained through vocational training and in their academic curriculum.

Is teasing bullying?

Sep 20, 2016 ● By Today's Family

Because the line between teasing and bullying can be blurry, the ability to recognize and respond appropriately to light-hearted teasing is a valuable social skill.

Master procrastinator mom hopes to learn from daughter

Sep 20, 2016 ● By Today's Family

I don’t want to brag, but I’m something of a master procrastinator. Don’t be jealous -- It’s a skill I’ve been honing for as long as I can remember.

Say goodbye to ghosts (and other childhood fears)

Sep 20, 2016 ● By Today's Family

Kids’ fears are as unique as their personalities. Many are afraid of animals, insects, loud noises & more! Dismissing kids’ concerns isn’t the answer. The best approach is problem-solving.

Every family should have a disaster plan

Aug 29, 2016 ● By Today's Family

September is Emergency Preparedness Month, and you are encouraged to join “Ready Lake County” and commit to taking action, discussing a family disaster plan and make an emergency kit.

What politics can teach our kids

Aug 21, 2016 ● By Today's Family

From a parenting perspective, the democratic process––and political shenanigans––provides plenty of fodder for teaching kids lessons in independent thinking, discourse, values and civics.

Mommy Chronicles

Aug 21, 2016 ● By Today's Family

Even though my kids have returned to school and the opportunities for family adventures are now limited to weekends and days off school, we plan to continue seeking out simple adventures.

Build self-confident children

Aug 21, 2016 ● By Today's Family

Drama in all its forms is a great tool for building expressive, self-confident children. There are lots of ways to incorporate fun and creative drama games and activities in your own home.

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  • Halloween Spooktacular

    10/23/2017
    06:30PM

    Enjoy crafts, games and stories during our annual Halloween event. Don’t forget your costume!


  • Fall Festival & Resource Fair

    10/24/2017
    05:30PM — 07:30PM

    Join in for an evening of family fun. Come in costume! Featuring community resource information...


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  • Beggar’s Night

    10/26/2017
    05:00PM — 08:00PM

    Children 10 and under can have a fun and safe evening of fun and carnival games. Children dress ...


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    05:00PM — 11:00PM

    Extended Housing’s annual fundraiser has undergone a few changes over the years. For many years,...


  • Hauntaquarium

    10/20/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Tickets for the family-friendly program ($12 general, children younger than 2 are free) include a...


  • Antique Toys and Diecast Show

    10/21/2017
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    New and antique toys, diecast models, plastic models, dolls and more. Buy, sell and/or trade. ...


  • Lake County YMCA Fall Festival

    10/21/2017
    02:30PM — 04:30PM

    Lake County YMCA is excited to host its annual Fall Festival for kids and their families. Childre...


  • Hauntaquarium

    10/21/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Tickets for the family-friendly program ($12 general, children younger than 2 are free) include a...


  • Halloween Spooktacular

    10/23/2017
    06:30PM

    Enjoy crafts, games and stories during our annual Halloween event. Don’t forget your costume!


  • Fall Festival & Resource Fair

    10/24/2017
    05:30PM — 07:30PM

    Join in for an evening of family fun. Come in costume! Featuring community resource information...


  • Halloween Roller Skating Party

    10/25/2017
    06:30PM — 08:30PM

    Everyone is welcome! Wear your costume and join in for games and prizes. Fun for all ages! Sk...


  • Pumpkin Decorating Contest

    10/25/2017
    06:30PM

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    05:00PM — 08:00PM

    Children 10 and under can have a fun and safe evening of fun and carnival games. Children dress ...


  • Hauntaquarium

    10/27/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Tickets for the family-friendly program ($12 general, children younger than 2 are free) include a...


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    Join your fellow Earthlings keeping an eye on our nearest neighbor during NASA’s International Ob...


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    10/28/2017
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  • Trick or Treat at the Library

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    11/04/2017
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Come and see the high end of “O” gauge model railroading with over 150 tables to view. There will...


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    09:00AM — 02:05PM

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