Family Fun Day — Sensory Storytimes & Yoga

I think it is wonderful to see our community providing more activities for children with special needs and their families.  Awareness is important and can lead to big changes.  I am delighted to present this Family Fun Day article and I hope it will lead to more similar events in the future.   Cuyahoga County Library – Sensory Storytimes & …

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Family Fun Day – Memorial Day Happenings

This coming Monday, May 25th, we will celebrate Memorial Day.  While many families will celebrate with picnics, cookouts, and barbecues, there is much more to recognize on this important day.  This year, consider adding a military observance or celebration in addition to your other festivities.   Northeast Ohio Family Fun has compiled a wonderful list of area Memorial Day events …

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FFD — “Terrific Tuesday” at the Cleveland Children’s Museum

The purpose of Family Fun Day is to highlight free or low-cost activities for families.  There are so many places I want to highlight on FFD, but cannot because the price of admission is too high for some families.  However, once in a while those places offer discounted or free admission, which is wonderful for families that would otherwise be …

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FFD — 2015 Ohio Maple Madness Driving Trail

What is the purpose of Family Fun Day articles? I’m so glad you asked!  I created the Family Fun Day series to show families local events they can attend together that are free or relatively low-cost.  These events provide an escape from video games, cell phones, and television and promote family bonding.  Best of all, these fun events are also …

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FFD — Cleveland Museum of Art’s Second Sunday

It’s time for another Family Fun Day!  I think that it is important to be aware of the wonderful community resources that are available to us in Northeast Ohio.  We are a bustling community with lots to offer.  From natural resources and parks, to theatres and museums, to sports stadiums and libraries, there is so much to explore.  Our next …

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FFD — Kiwanis Read Around the World

On March 2nd, our nation will celebrate Read Across America Day, a holiday created to celebrate the joy of reading.  Adults and families are encouraged to spend the day reading to children and instilling the love of reading in their hearts.  Even with the advances in technology, I still find so much comfort in picking up a book to read…as …

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FFD — The 21st Annual Medina Ice Festival

When I think of winter, rarely are my first thoughts about school delays, brushing off my car, bone-chilling winds, and an icy parking lot.  Instead, I picture beautiful images, such as new-fallen snow, sleds, ice skating on a pond, snowmen, hot chocolate, and a warm fireplace.  While the idea of braving the chill may not sound like the perfect day …

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FFD — Univ. of Akron’s Annual MLK Activities Fair

  This month, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The first Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was celebrated on January 20, 1986.  (Fun fact: not all fifty states observed MLK Day until the year 2000.)  Traditionally, the day is celebrated on the third Monday of the month of January, which is near King’s birthday – January …

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