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Cooped up at home with little ones? The totally awesome Children’s Museum of Cleveland is offering daily storybook readings, crafts and other online programs to keep your little kids (and you) having a blast. Check out its Facebook page for details.
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Looking for a history fix? The Cleveland History Center is using the hashtag #MuseumFromHome to engage in daily history lessons. Then, you can check out their archives, filled with stunning historical photographs and really interesting collections of Cleveland-based historical information. It’s all available here.
Cleveland Metroparks and Cleveland Metroparks Zoo launched a weekday Virtual Classroom on Facebook Live. At 11 a.m., you can join biologists who introduce you to various wildlife at the zoo. At 1 p.m., you can join Cleveland Metroparks naturalists as they look for signs of spring and discover wildlife.
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Some of the most amazing masterpieces the world has ever seen are right at your fingertips (and here in Cleveland). Check out the Cleveland Museum of Art’s completely free online collection to learn about the classics and discover new favorites.
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Log on to The Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s Facebook page for all sorts of updates on how the wildlife are doing during this period of time. And, for even more fun, check out CMNH’s YouTube page (our favorite is the Creature Feature video playlist), which shares all kinds of fun and interesting information on women in science, the explore lecture series and more.
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When school is in session, nearly 54 schools across Northeast Ohio start each day with the calm and focus provided by the Cleveland Orchestra’s “Mindful Music Moments” series. Now you, too, can take a moment of mindfulness with the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra as they showcase their Mindful Music Moments on the orchestra's Facebook page.
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Inside the Greater Cleveland Aquarium, there’s more than 5,000 underwater creatures and other wildlife who continue to get the best care even when the aquarium is not open. Check out its YouTube page for a slew of fun and educational videos featuring their wet and wild residents (like stingrays who paint and fun facts about poison dart frogs).
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Need to up the ante in your learning-at-home offerings? Be sure to check out Curiosity Corner Live, a new web-based series of STEM curriculum and programming. Curiosity Corner Live will be accessible via the Science Center’s YouTube channel, with new content posted every weekday, including experiments you can do at home, exclusive content filmed at the science center, quizzes, games and more.
Just because the shows happening at the second largest performing arts center outside of NYC have been halted, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy Broadway from the comfort of your couch. Here are 15 on-stage Broadway shows and musicals you can watch right now.
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While live sports might not be a thing right now, that doesn’t mean the sports entertainment and learning needs to stop. Thanks to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, located just south of Cleveland in Canton, Ohio, you can enjoy a free video conferencing classroom where technology allows students to connect with the Hall of Fame to learn about pro football's rich history. Check it out here.
Want your Ph.D. in rock? Okay, well we’re not sure that’s even a thing. But, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame offers a free digital learning platform called Rock Hall EDU for students at home. Access lesson plans, artifact images, videos, playlists and writing prompts all designed by their education staff. Register a free account and check out their latest collection on the Beatles now: https://www.rockhall.com/education.
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Get the latest Browns news surrounding the draft, free agency and more via “The Best Podcast Available,” featuring Andrew Gribble, Jason Gibbs and Nick Shook breaking it down here.
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We know The Land’s library systems, rated as some of the best in the country, offer e-books. But did you know the Cuyahoga County Library and the Cleveland Public Library offer commercial-free streaming videos — using Kanopy and Hoopla — anytime using your library card? Learn more about the Cleveland Public Library’s offerings here and the Cuyahoga County Library’s streaming services here.
The city that's home to the ultimate homage of rock is still jamming, even if it's virtually. Make it to one of many virtual concerts, which are highlighted on the newly created online platform for Cleveland musicians here.
Chef Michael Symon goes live from the Food Network Kitchen’s Facebook page at 5 p.m. (EST) to do live cooking demos using pantry ingredients. Who wouldn't want an Iron Chef working for you?
One of the best ways to feel like you’re at the A Christmas Story House, the actual home where the classic holiday movie was shot, is to watch the film from home. Stream "A Christmas Story" on Boomerang or rent it on Amazon today. Tip: try to scope all the Cleveland locations in the movie.
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The Cleveland International Film Festival has gone virtual, offering podcasts of their CIFF Speaks series, along with upcoming access to feature and short film streaming for subscribers. Get the details here.
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The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon announced that its 2020 races schedule for May 16-17 in Downtown Cleveland will be now “virtual event.” What does that mean exactly? Participants can register for the virtual event and then completing their miles at the location and time of their choice with the opportunity to submit their miles April 15-May 17. Shirts and medals will be mailed in June. Not into virtual tracking? That’s cool. As alternatives, the organization is offering participants a deferment to the 2021 or 2022 races. Learn more here.
Cleveland’s annual celebration “By the Fans, For the Fans,” dedicated to education, STEM, the arts and charitable projects, is moving this year’s Con to the internet for a virtual convention filled with online panel discussions, a virtual costume contest and more from March 20-29. Learn more here.
The local brewery is hosting a free poker tournament on pokerstars.net and giving away gift cards from local breweries and restaurants. Check out their Facebook page for more information.
We’ll continue to update this page with ongoing information.
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