December 12, 2013
- 25 Days of Giveaways!
- Day 15: $50 Mommy's Favorite Boutique Shop Credit
- Day 16: $50 In KidsPlay Indoor Fun Cash
- Day 17: Four Tickets to The Children's Museum of Cleveland
- Day 18: Kids Birthday Party Hosted By Wild Flour Bakery ($250 Value!)
- Day 19: Four Tickets for an upcoming Olmsted Performing Arts Show
- Stella & Dot Holiday Show
- This Week's Picks
- This Week's Calendar
- Teen Scene
- Plan Ahead
- Free Museum Days in Cleveland
- Holiday TV & Movie Specials
- Local Photography Guide
- Holiday Events for Families in Cleveland
- Things to do with Kids in Cleveland
Day 14: Great Lakes Science Center Tickets
We will be giving away something everyday until right before Christmas. We will be giving away tickets to local events, toys, gifts for parents and lots more! Check the site daily and follow us on Facebook to learn more about the 25 Days of Holiday Giveaways.
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25 Days of Giveaways!
We design custom and everyday wear hair accessories. We also specialize in custom boutique clothes. We were nominated and voted #1 in northeast ohio for best custom hair accessories. Mommy's Favorite Boutique is your one stop shop for pretty boutique style accessories.
$50 Shop Credit cannot be used or combined with any other discounts or offers. Cannot be used for shipping.
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25 Days of Giveaways!
KidsPlay has plenty of indoor space for kids to run around. Play equipment includes a 500 square foot, multi-leveled obstacle course with slides, ball pits, and extra surprises, balance beams, roller coasters, jumbo blocks, play kitchens, and more. Our toys and equipment are rotated weekly, so every visit has something new! Soft, plush, antimicrobial carpet allows safety and comfort as the kids run around. KidsPlay has a strict safety and cleanliness protocol.
Rates include day pass, monthly memberships and private party packages ...
25 Days of Giveaways!
Offering a variety of hands-on, family-oriented exhibits and programming, The Children's Museum of Cleveland is the Northeast Ohio destination and resource for all young children, parents and caregivers to engage in fun, innovative, interactive play that accelerates the child's creativity, development and education. The Children's Museum is located at 10730 Euclid Avenue in University Circle. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Visit www.clevelandchildrensmuseum.org to see the ...
25 Days of Giveaways!
Party includes a 90 minute event for up to 10 children age 8 and over. Restrictions Apply.
Wild Flour Bakery specializes in delicious and beautiful occasion & wedding cakes, treats and desserts!
DISCOUNT FOR MACARONI KID READERS: Buy 1 dozen cut out cookies, get a 1/2 dozen free when you mention Macaroni Kid!
25 Days of Giveaways!
Since 2003, Olmsted Performing Arts has sought to be a different kind of arts organization, placing as much emphasis on the learning process and the character of students, staff, and volunteers as the works they create. OPA has grown from a few theater classes into a full-fledged performing arts initiative including opportunities in dance, theater, music, gymnastics, and art. Each year we continue to expand our programs, class offerings, and community outreach. There is a place for you at ...
December 15th at John Christ Winery
Stella & Dot is a San Francisco-based social selling company that creates flexible entrepreneurial opportunities for women. Our boutique-style jewelry and accessories line is available online and in-person through in-home trunk shows by Independent Stylists.
Stella & Dot jewelry and accessories have been featured in Gossip Girl, In Style and Lucky Magazine, as well as on the wrists and necklines of today's hottest celebrities.
And now it’s your turn ...
Where: The Jump Yard, 13700 York Road, North RoyaltonWhen: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: Kids with an adultHow: Pay admission at the door.Cost: Regular admission fees apply. Parents are always free!
Where: Tower City CenterWhen: n/aWho: FamiliesHow: Visit www.mrkringle.com to register!Cost: Admission starts at $6.00. Private tours are also available. Visit www.mrkringle.com to find out about the available packages and discounts. New this year...birthday parties!For more info: Kringle's Inventionasium® is a Macaroni Kid Favorite Cleveland Holiday Activity!
Where: KidsPlay Indoor Fun, 32864 Pin Oak Parkway, Avon LakeWhen: 12:00 PM (KidsPlay is open from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on Friday)Who: Children ages 0 to 6 with an adultHow: First come, first serveCost: Day Pass: $10 first child, $8 each additional child. Find day pass, 10-Day Pass and Monthly Membership information here.For more info: Call (440) 653-5377 for more information.
Balloon Bender Dave will be creating holiday balloon creations. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase.
Where: Rocky River Memorial HallWhen: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow: To purchase tickets, please visit the Westlake Early Childhood PTA's website at www.wecpta.org or by emailing [email protected]Cost: $15 a person, children Under Two are free. Studio South will be on hand offering picture packages with Santa starting at $5.00.
- 8:00 am: Story with Mr. Jingeling
- 8:15-9:30 am: Breakfast is served
- 8:00-9:00 am: Reindeer Food Table, Make & Take Craft, Face Painting, Balloon Animals & More
- 9:45 am: Parent & Kids Prize Drawing
- 10:00 am: Movie
Where: SouthPark Mall, Food CourtWhen: 8:00 AMWho: FamiliesHow: Purchase tickets in advance at the Concierge Center.Cost: $10.00 per person.For more info: www.shoppingsouthparkmall.com
Where: Children's Museum of Cleveland 10730 Euclid Avenue Cleveland OH 44106When: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: Children with an adultHow: Pay admission at the door.Cost: Enjoy winter crafts from 11:00 am-4:00 pm and meet and greets with Santa at 12 pm and 2 pm.
Where: Pat Catan's, North Ridgeville (33799 Center Ridge Road), Parma (5721 Broadview Road), Strongsville (14225 Pearl Road) and Westlake (24839 Center Ridge Road) locations.When: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PMWho: KidsHow: Just show up!Cost: FreeFor more info: www.patcatans.com
Where: The Jump Yard, 13700 York Road, North RoyaltonWhen: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AMWho: FamiliesHow: Purchase tickets online. Bring your camera!Cost: $10.00 per child for Breakfast and jump, $5.00 adult breakfast only
Where: Rocky River Ice RinkWhen: 5:45 PM - 7:45 PMWho: KidsHow: Call (440) 356-5656 for more information.Cost: Students (ages 6-18): $4.50, Adults: $5:50, Children 5 and under (with paying adult): $1.50
Where: Cleveland Metroparks ZooWhen: Special Activities from 11:00 to 3:00 pmWho: EveryoneHow: Pay at the gate.Cost: $8.25 for adults and $5.25 for children age 2-11. Children under 2 are free.For more info: www.clemetzoo.com
Where: Avon Lake Public LibraryWhen: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PMWho: For babies, toddlers, preschoolers with an adult.How: Just show up!Cost: Free
Where: Brooklyn LibraryWhen: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: Ages 3 to 8 with an adultCost: Free
- 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm: Your child can decorate their own ornament!
- 5:45 pm to 7:30 pm: Enjoy a slice of free pizza!
Where: KidsPlay Indoor Fun, 32864 Pin Oak Parkway, Avon LakeWhen: 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM (KidsPlay is open from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on Friday)Who: Children ages 0 to 6 with an adultHow: First come, first serveCost: $12 first child, $10 each additionalFor more info: Call (440) 653-5377 for more information.
Where: Playground World, 1014 Jaycox Road, AvonWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Child and adult caregiverHow: Call ahead to check availabilityCost: Free during this time slot on Thursday.
Where: North Ridgeville Branch LibraryWhen: 11:15 AM - 11:45 AMWho: Ages 2 to 5 with an adultHow: Register in advance by calling (440) 327-8326Cost: Free
Where: Medina County Fairgrounds, entrance at Smith Road parking lotWhen: Friday & Saturday: 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm; Sunday: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pmWho: FamiliesHow: Just show up and pay at the gate.Cost: 7.00 per car, $15.00 per 15 passenger bus, $50.00 per bus (cash only)For more info: www.medina-fair.com
- Friday: 10:30am - 2:00pm - 7:00pm
- Saturday: 10:30am - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
- Sunday: 2:00 pm
Where: Lakewood Main LibraryWhen: n/aWho: FamiliesHow: Just show up!Cost: Free
Where: Carlisle Visitor Center, LaGrangeWhen: n/aWho: FamiliesHow: Please bring one non-perishable food item per visitor.Cost: Admission to Holiday Lights is one non-perishable food item per visitor that will be donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank.For more info:
- Saturday (12/14, 12/21) 6-9PM: Craft Nights
- 12/12 & 12/17, 7:30-8:15PM: Oberlin Choirsters concert
- Monday, 12/16, 6-9PM: Santa Shop
- Thursday, 12/19, 7:30-8:30PM: Snickers the Clown
- Monday, 12/23, 6-9PM: Santa Shop
Where: Avon Lake Public LibraryWhen: 10:00 AM - 10:45 AMWho: For toddlers and preschoolers with an adultHow: Just show up!Cost: Free
Where: Westlake Porter Public LibraryWhen: 10:00 AM - 10:45 AMWho: Children ages 2 through 5 with an adult. Siblings welcome!How: Register in advance.Cost: FreeFor more info: www.westlakelibrary.org
Where: Playground World, 1014 Jaycox Road, AvonWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMWho: Child and adult caregiverHow: Call ahead to check availabilityCost: Free during this time slot on Friday.
- Saturday: 11:30 am
- Sunday: 3:30 pm
Where: Lakewood Public Library, Madison BranchWhen: n/aWho: Families with children under 2 years oldHow: Just show up!Cost: Free
Where: Pat O'Brien Chevrolet, 25100 Detroit Road, WestlakeWhen: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Just show upCost: All activities and snacks are free. Please help support the Cleveland Food Bank and Toys for Tots by donating a non-perishable food item or an unwrapped toy.
Where: Lakewood Public Library, Main LibraryWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PMWho: Children ages 7 to 12How: Just show up!Cost: Free
Where: Moochie & Co. in SouthPark Mall. Upper Level in Sears Court.When: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show upCost: FREEFor more info: sponsored post
Where: North Royalton LibraryWhen: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PMWho: FamiliesCost: Free
Where: North Olmsted LibraryWhen: n/aWho: Children with an adultHow: Just show up!Cost: Free
Where: Pat Catan's, StrongsvilleWhen: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AMWho: Kids and an adult caregiverHow: Just show up!Cost: FreeFor more info: www.patcatans.com
Where: Playground World, 1014 Jaycox Road, AvonWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Child and adult caregiverHow: Call ahead to check availabilityCost: Free during this time slot on Monday.
Where: Brook Park LibraryWhen: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PMWho: Teens (grades 6 to 12) and adultsHow: Register in advance. Please bring your own crochet hooks.Cost: Free
Where: North Royalton LibraryWhen: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: Families, AdultsCost: Free
Where: North Olmsted LibraryWhen: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PMWho: Ages 12 to 18Cost: Free
Where: The Jump Yard, 13700 York Road, North RoyaltonWhen: 8:30 PM - 11:00 PMWho: Kids ages 11 to 15How: Pay at the door.Cost: $10.00
Where: Brecksville LibraryWhen: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: Ages 11 to 18Cost: FreeFor more info: www.cuyahogalibrary.com
Where: Westlake Porter Public LibraryWhen: 4:00 PM - 5:45 PMWho: TeensHow: Just show up!Cost: FreeFor more info: www.westlakelibrary.org
Friday, December 20 through Sunday, December 22 - Ohio Dance Theatre Rings in the Holiday Season with it's Annual Production of The Nutcracker
Where: Stocker Arts Center is located on the campus of Lorain County Community College, 1005, N. Abbe Rd., Elyria, OH. at Lorain County Community College.When: Friday and Saturday: 7:30 pm, Sunday: 2:00 pmWho: Everyone is welcomeHow: Performance Tickets for The Nutcracker may be purchased by calling 440-366-4040 or 800-995-5222 or logging on to www.ohiodancetheatre.org.Cost: Tickets are $12-$33For more info: Currently celebrating its 21th Anniversary season, Ohio Dance Theatre, Northeast Ohio’s professional ballet company presents classical and contemporary works with a strong theatrical element. Ohio Dance Theatre’s principal artistic goal is to encourage the growth and support of serious dance through the presentation of exceptional performances, instruction and educational programs that enhance the community’s quality of life.
Where: Art House, Inc., 3119 Denison Avenue, ClevelandWhen: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Just show up! Arrival within 20 minutes of the start time is recommended.Cost: FreeFor more info: www.arthouseinc.org
Arcade, 530 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
The Baseball Heritage Museum includes fun facts, programs, photographs, uniforms, letters and other game-used treasured memorabilia. The mission of the museum is to preserve and present the history of diversity in baseball by entertaining, educating, and enlightening the visiting public about the multicultural heritage of baseball and the values it represents.
Children’s Museum of Cleveland
10730 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106
Free "First Mondays"
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Celebrate the Season
9:00 PM: Scrooged (ABC Family)
Saturday, December 14
8:00 PM: It's a Wonderful Life
8:30 PM: Frosty Returns
Sunday, December 15
8:00 PM: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (ABC Family)
Monday, December 16
7:00 PM: The Santa Clause (ABC Family)
8:00 PM: Disney Prep & Landing (ABC)
8:30 PM: Prep & Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice (ABC)
9:00 PM: Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas (Fox)
9:00 PM: The Santa Clause 2 (ABC Family)
Tuesday, December 17
9:00 PM ...
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…and the suburbs!
Thru December 21
All Aboard! The Polar Express
Thru December 23
Holiday Lights at Carlisle Visitor Center
TeenZone Holiday Party at North Olmsted Library
Friday @ the Ballet Storytime - "The Nutcracker"
Kringle's Workshop at Westlake Recreation Center
Family-Friendly Fun on the West Side!
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