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Grandparents Festival

Families

2019-09-07 10:00:00 2019-09-07 17:00:00 America/New_York Grandparents Festival Celebrate everything that grandparents and grand-friends do for families. Activities, crafts, family portraits, resources for seniors & children, refreshments, prizes. See full description for more! Parma Branch

Saturday, September 07
10:00am - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-09-07 10:00:00 2019-09-07 17:00:00 America/New_York Grandparents Festival Celebrate everything that grandparents and grand-friends do for families. Activities, crafts, family portraits, resources for seniors & children, refreshments, prizes. See full description for more! Parma Branch

Celebrate everything that grandparents and grand-friends do for families. Activities, crafts, family portraits, resources for seniors & children, refreshments, prizes. See full description for more!

This Grandparents Day weekend, celebrate everything that grandparents and grand-friends do for their families.  Enjoy crafts and activities for families with children in Preschool - Grade 5, community resources for seniors and children, health resources with UH Parma Medical Center, family portraits, light refreshments and door prizes.  The venue is indoors and entirely handicap accessible.

Timed Activities

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.      Cleveland Orchestra - Instrument Discovery Zone
                                             Drop in to explore instruments with musicians.

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.      Mural Project with Artist Jim Gill
                                             Contribute to the big art piece. Activities in Children's Room all day.

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.       Water Science Activity with Cleveland Metroparks
                                             Watershed Stewardship Center at West Creek
                                             Drop in to explore science with a Naturalist.

1:00 p.m.                             Healthy Snacks on the Go
                                             Cooking demonstration and samples. Seating is first come, first served.

2:00 p.m.                             Grand Families Storytime
                                             Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories about grandparents.

3:00 p.m.                             Healthy Snacks on the Go
                                             Cooking demonstration and samples.  Seating is first come, first served.

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.         Herps Alive - Meet the Reptiles
                                             Drop in to meet live reptiles and talk with the handlers.

Free and open to all. Registration for festival is suggested; include an email address to receive an email reminder with link to this page.

Sponsored by the Friends of Parma Libraries.  A big thank you to donors, Holden Forests & Gardens, The Cleveland Orchestra, and Royal Oak Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center.

Participants may be recorded and/or surveyed to capture program’s effectiveness. More information can be found here.

Location Information and Directions
Parma Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 6996 Powers Blvd.  The library is next to Donna Smallwood Activities Center and across the street from UH Parma Medical Center Emergency Room.  Enter on the north side of the building.  Need help to find us?  Call 440-885-5362.

Carpool drop-off and handicap parking located at library entrance.  Parking to north, east and west of library.

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Parma Branch

parmgr@cuyahogalibrary.org
Phone: 440.885.5362
Fax: 440.884.2263
Branch manager
Holly Camino

Hours
Mon, Aug 10 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Aug 11 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Aug 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Aug 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Aug 14 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Aug 15 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Aug 16 Closed

About the branch

Passport processing and photo services are available at this location 7 days a week, no appointment necessary.

Upcoming events

Canceled
Fri, Aug 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Drop a stuffed friend off for a week of fun. Receive a letter from stuffy and reunite at a Pick Up Party with camp activities, treats and a video of all the adventures.

Mon, Aug 17, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Aug 17, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Tue, Aug 18, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Tue, Aug 18, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 18, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
An Cuyahoga Works Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call 216-475-2225 ahead to confirm the Job Specialist's availability.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Revisit the Beatles legendary performance and learn more about the beginnings of stadium rock-and-roll.

Wed, Aug 19, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 19, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Join us for a discussion of Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. No Registration Required. Books available 30 days prior to discussion. Sandy Althoff, discussion leader.

Thu, Aug 20, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Aug 20, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Library offers FREE tech training classes that cover digital literacy basics, Windows 10, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing.

Fri, Aug 21, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Aug 24, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Aug 24, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Tue, Aug 25, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Tue, Aug 25, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 25, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
An Cuyahoga Works Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call 216-475-2225 ahead to confirm the Job Specialist's availability.

Canceled
Tue, Aug 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Stop in for self-guided lettering practice. meet other calligraphy and lettering enthusiasts.

Wed, Aug 26, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Aug 27, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Aug 27, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
The Library offers FREE tech training classes that cover digital literacy basics, Windows 10, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 27, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Library offers FREE tech training classes that cover digital literacy basics, Windows 10, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 27, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Share your poetry with amateur and seasoned poets alike in a comfortable setting.

Canceled
Thu, Aug 27, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn about different natural remedies and herbs to have on hand for any situation.

Fri, Aug 28, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Aug 31, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Aug 31, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Tue, Sep 01, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Tue, Sep 01, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Tue, Sep 01, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Study Room 1
An Cuyahoga Works Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call 216-475-2225 ahead to confirm the Job Specialist's availability.

Wed, Sep 02, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Sep 03, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Sep 03, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Fri, Sep 04, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Sat, Sep 05, All day
Take home activities and crafts to celebrate grandparents and grand-friends. Connect, have fun, learn together. Add a favorite family recipe to our festival cookbook! Free, while supplies last.

Tue, Sep 08, All day
Take home activities and crafts to celebrate grandparents and grand-friends. Connect, have fun, learn together. Add a favorite family recipe to our festival cookbook! Free, while supplies last.

Tue, Sep 08, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Tue, Sep 08, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Tue, Sep 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Conference Room (35)
Title TBA

Tue, Sep 08, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Study Room 1
An Cuyahoga Works Employment Specialist is available for job placement and individualized job planning services. Please call 216-475-2225 ahead to confirm the Job Specialist's availability.

Tue, Sep 08, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room C (65)
Discover the therapeutic benefits of coloring.

Wed, Sep 09, All day
Take home activities and crafts to celebrate grandparents and grand-friends. Connect, have fun, learn together. Add a favorite family recipe to our festival cookbook! Free, while supplies last.

Wed, Sep 09, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Wed, Sep 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room C (65)
Monthly Movie Discussion Group – 9/9 They Shall Not Grow Old, 10/14 Mary Queen of Scots, 11/11 Christmas in Connecticut, 12/9 Stan and Ollie

Thu, Sep 10, All day
Take home activities and crafts to celebrate grandparents and grand-friends. Connect, have fun, learn together. Add a favorite family recipe to our festival cookbook! Free, while supplies last.

Thu, Sep 10, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED®/HSE classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Sep 10, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Thu, Sep 10, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Conference Room (35)
Create new jewelry using pieces of your old costume jewelry. Be creative and have fun. Tools and additional jewelry items will be provided to help you "upcycle" your jewelry.

Fri, Sep 11, All day
Take home activities and crafts to celebrate grandparents and grand-friends. Connect, have fun, learn together. Add a favorite family recipe to our festival cookbook! Free, while supplies last.

Fri, Sep 11, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room B (100)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Sat, Sep 12, All day
Take home activities and crafts to celebrate grandparents and grand-friends. Connect, have fun, learn together. Add a favorite family recipe to our festival cookbook! Free, while supplies last.