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Boot Camp For New Fathers!

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Join veteran dads (and their babies), to learn how they made it through the first months of parenthood and resurfaced as confident, on-the-job fathers. Learn how to handle a baby, find out about issues you didn’t know were important and how to blow off issues you thought were. In this men-only environment, no question is stupid and no topic off limits.

Dads and dads-to-be will discuss issues including:

• Changes in new mom

• Handling a newborn

• Finding work/home balance

• Introducing pets to baby

• Safety issues

• Working and being a dad

• Your relationship with mom

• Feeding and changing

• How to calm a crying baby

• Handling parents and in-laws

• Breastfeeding

And anything else on your mind!

Register Today:

Call 216-778-3381

When: Saturday, November 5th

Where: MetroHealth Broadway Health Center located at

6835 Broadway, Cleveland

Time: 9 am to noon

Lunch is included!





Listen to the Sound of (Quiana Singleton’s) Ideas!

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Check out BBC’s Climate Ambassador Quiana Singleton on WCPN’s the Sound of Ideas. She is a Tree Steward and she trained students at Anton Grdina school on how to plant and care for trees.



Free Advance Screening of film “The Birth of a Nation”

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Experience the inspiring true story of THE BIRTH OF A NATION by attending the advance screening on September 27 at Tower City Cinemas. For your chance to download a pass, follow this link –

*Passes are limited and seating is first-come, first-served and not guaranteed. Please arrive early to increase chance of entry.

Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities – against himself and his fellow slaves – Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom. In theatres October 7. #TheBirthofaNation

Cooking Classes with Chef Eric Wells

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Fridays, 7:30pm-9:30pm ( Arrive at 7:15pm )

Learn culinary techniques and methods to create an awesome meal in a fun and festive atmosphere. Great for singles, couples, friends, and date night.

$35 per person per class

To purchase a ticket visit:

Classes will be held at CornUcopia place 7201 Kinsman Rd Ste. 103B

September 23: Steak Favorites Flavors

October 7: Thai One- on- One


A Free day of Fishing, Fathers, Families and Friends

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Fishing With Dad

Saturday, June 18, 2016 11am – 4pm

Rockefeller Pond – University Circle (participants are encouraged to bring their own gear)

This event will provide an opportunity for participants to learn about the joys of fishing through aquatic education focusing on casting, rigging, water safety and identifying local fish species. The first 250 people who register will receive a free rod and reel, bait, tackle and refreshments provided by The Fishing Foundation. The Urban League of Greater Cleveland will offer information about fatherhood resources as well as an opportunity for fathers and families to register for ULGC programs and services.
To register and for
more information go to,
or call 216.622.0999

Women’s Health Expo at Friendly Inn Settlement House Saturday

Monday, April 25th, 2016

The Women of Central and Friendly Inn Settlement, Inc. will host

” Its All About You”

Women’s Health Expo

Saturday, April 30, 2016


Friendly Inn Settlement

2386 Unwin Road

Cleveland, Ohio 44104

Beauty Secrets, Food, Fun,  Fashion Show, Health Screenings and more.  For more information call Friendly Inn Settlement, Inc at 216-431-7656

Make an informed school choice at the School Quality Fair Saturday

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Cleveland Transformation Alliance

School Quality Fair

Saturday March 5th, 2016 9am-1pm

Public Hall 500 Lakeside Ave

Cleveland, OH 44114

Meet the highest quality preschools and the highest performing K-8 public schools, both district and charter, in Cleveland. School staff will be present so you can start registration on the spot.

Free Parking | Free Food | Door Prizes | Pre-K to 8th Grade

Where does water go? Come to the Sewer District Open House to find out!

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Open House  September 19, 2015

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 4747 E. 49th Street in Cuyahoga Heights

With more events than ever before, this tour puts the oh! back in H2O.

  • Hands-on exhibits & Touch the trucks!
  • Meet new K-9 officer Storm!
  • Giveaways, prizes, and free stuff!
  • Special guests include Jungle Terry, Cleveland Metroparks, Great Lakes Science Center, Balloon Bender Dave, Mark the Mad Scientist, and more!
  • Tour a treatment plant!
  • CLE vs. PIT Social Media Bowl!
  • Face painting and Hard Hat Decoration Station!
  • Free photos from ShutterBooth!
  • Free ice cream and popcorn!

Details at or follow the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District on social media @neorsd #neorsdTOUR


Help us support and engage parents at Anton Grdina School!

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Join the BBC team!  We are looking for an AmeriCORPS VISTA member to support parents with workforce development and financial literacy at Anton Grdina school.

Find out more by clicking here


Tri-C’s FREE Saturday Family Academy

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Cuyahoga Community College’s Saturday Family Academy (SFA) is a program dedicated to facilitating parental involvement in education which is critical and necessary to student success. Saturday Family Academy engages the entire family including young children ages 4 and up, and offers innovative instruction and advising in many crucial areas including education, personal and professional development, career and technical training, leadership development and financial education. Saturday Family Academy is also aligned with the College’s key objective of nurturing and growing Tri-C’s legacy of community engagement and collaboration. Hundreds of families have already participated and benefited from their participation

Topics Include:

  • College readiness
  • Chess instruction for ages 8-18
  • Educational and career opportunities
  • Personal & professional development
  • Financial literacy
  • Community resources
  • Activities for children ages 4-7


Fall 2014 SFA begins Saturday, September 20 10:00AM-1:00PM at the Tri-C Metropolitan Campus Center in MCC10 and continues October 4 and 18, November 1 and 15, and December 6. Families register and sign-in from 9:30-9:45AM. Classes begin promptly at 10:00AM. Registration is FREE and includes all 6 fall sessions.

Pre-registration is encouraged. Completed applications can be scanned and returned by email to or faxed to 216-987-4941

For updates and more information about Saturday Family Academy: Visit www., or call 216-987-4949.