Weekend with the kiddos – June 20-23

Hi everyone. I’m sorry I’m getting this out a little late this week but this summer has been a lot busier than I expected.

Anyway, it’s going to be another nice weekend with only a small chance of rain, but that’s ok because I have some great indoor and outdoor activities for you to consider this weekend in Cleveland with your kids.

Also, remember to follow @ClevelandKiddos on Twitter for updates!


Friday, June 20 Free Movie at Kamm’s Corners

Enjoy fun family activities and a free movie. This months movie is Monster’s University. Click here for more information.

Friday, June 20 Free Movie at Millstream Run Reservation, Berea, Ohio

Bring your classic cars and join us for a movie on the beach. Enjoy food, beverages, or ice cream from Quarry Rock Cafe before the movie, The Lorax; starts at 8 p.m. or when it gets dark. Reserved parking is available for classic cars starting at 5 p.m. Click here for more information.

Friday, June 20 Free Movie in North Olmstead

Gather the family and join us for a Friday
evening movie in the park, movies start at dusk. This weeks movie is FROZEN. Click here for more information.

Saturday, June 21 Movie Night at Canal Park in Akron

Movie Nights at Canal Park, sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabrics and Craft Stores.

Featuring the critically-acclaimed Disney film Frozen.

Tickets are $5, with proceeds benefiting Goodwill Industries. Gates will open at 7 p.m., and families will have the opportunity to play and relax in the outfield of Canal Park before the film is screened on the giant 26’ x 68’ HD video board, the largest in double-A baseball, which was newly installed into Canal Park in 2013.

To purchase tickets, fans can stop by the Akron RubberDucks box office at Canal Park weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., or call at 330-253-5151. Click here for more information.

June 20 & 21 “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at the Fine Arts Association, Willoughby, Ohio

Take an irreverent look at growing up in today’s American in this hysterically funny Tony Award-winning musical. (Rated PG) Tickets: $15/Children ages 10 and under, $23/seniors and students ages 11 and up ad $25 for adults.
38660 Mentor Ave, Willoughby, Ohio
Visit FineArtsAssociation.org for more information.

Saturday, June 21 FREE Family Open Studio Art House Inc –

On the third Saturday of every month the Art House hosts a FREE Family Open Studio between 1 and 3pm. This Saturday’s theme is Painted Walking Sticks. The Art House will provide the materials so you can just show up with your family and have fun. Click here to visit the Art House website for more information.

Saturay, June 21, heART of Geauga Arts Jam – Chardon Square and Main Street

Whether you’re an actor, musician, poet, dancer, filmmaker, visual artist, or audience member interested in a unique fine arts experience, you’ll find an afternoon and evening of fun and discovery awaiting you. Visit chardonartsjam.org for more details.

Monday June 23 – Outback Ray – Willoughby Library

Outback Ray will show off his amazing animals. Registration required. 440-942-7500



19th Century Jefferson Depot Village Tours – Jefferson, Ohio

Travel back to 1890 with costumed guides and a railroad station, caboose, and more. June 1- October 12 at Jefferson Depot Village, 147 E Jefferson St, Jefferson Ohio. Click here for more information.

Circle of Life Carousel & Nature Ridge

The newest exhibit at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is open! The carousel features 64 different hand-carved animals inside a pavilion with an adjacent new nature themed play zone for kids. Click here for more information

The Silk Road Exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History!

An interactive journey that transports visitors to four ancient cities across Asia, along the enormous trade network know as the Silk Road.

Click here for more details


Traveling The Silk Road - A Cleveland Museum of Natural History Exhibit May 31 through October 5, 2014
Traveling The Silk Road – A Cleveland Museum of Natural History Exhibit May 31 through October 5, 2014

Animal Secrets at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Visitors will discover nature from an animal’s point of view as they explore a stream, meadow, woodland, cave and naturalists’ tent. Visitors see the world from an eagle’s nest, pretend to be a chipmunk and gather food fro the winter, and help a raccoon family escape from a hungry fox. Then play the role of a naturalist and discover more about the animals that live in the woods by examining tracks, skulls, fur, bones, and other real specimens.
Click here for more information.

Great Lakes Science Center

Lego Travel Adventure

Where do you want to go? What does your vehicle need to do to get there? In LEGO Travel Adventure, you’re not just along for the ride! Choose an amazing destination and build the perfect means of transportation!
LEGO® Travel Adventure invites you to use one of the greatest building materials of all time — LEGO® bricks — as a vehicle for your imagination.
Click here for more information.

Omnimax Movies:

Check out these two must-see IMAX documentaries with your kids at the GLSC Omnimax Theater:

Buckeye Bud’s Adventure Woods – Holden Arboretum, Kirtland

Take a spin on a mini zip line, weave on an oversized loom or use your imagination to act out a play in the woodland theater. The tower is a great place to see turtles and frogs in Buttonbush Bog. For children ages 3-10

Tour Progressive Fields

Have fun getting a behind the scenes look at the home of the Cleveland Indians. Tours available May – September. {Click here for more information including tour times and ticket prices}

Cleveland Botanical Gardens

Nature Connects – A Lego Brick Experience at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens

Encounter 14 astounding LEGO brick sculptures depicting plants and animals, view dozens of “Build Your Own Creation” LEGO nature sculptures created by Cleveland area LEGO clubs and residents, build your own special LEGO creation to take home, and much more!
Click here for more information.

Tour Cleveland on Lolly the Trolley

Reservations are required for all tours. Visit LollyTrolley.com for more information.

Also be sure to check out the Things To Do tab for additional ideas!

(PLEASE let me know if you have an event that you would like me to add for this weekend or future weekends!)



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