The weekend is almost here and the weather forecast is looking good. Below is a highlight of some great family friendly activities taking place this weekend.
World Oceans Day Celebration at the Akron Zoo
Head out to the Akron Zoo this Friday for the World Ocean's Day celebration. There will be lots of giveaways, games and crafts.
Date & Time: Friday, June 8, 2012 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: 500 Edgewood Ave, Akron, OH 44307 (map)
Cost: Regular Admission Rates Apply
FREE Hot Air Balloon Festival at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds
The 2012 Coshocton Balloon Festival is this weekend. There are a variety of activities taking place at the event this weekend including: hot air balloon launches, fly-outs and night glows, musical entertainment, carnival rides, festival foods, arts & crafts booths, karaoke contests and children's activities.
- Dates & Times: June 8-10, 2012
- Location: 707 Kenilworth Ave, Coshocton, OH 43812 (map)
- Cost: FREE (Charge for rides, food and beverages)
FREE 3rd Annual Field of Honor in North Kingsville
On Memorial Day, we visited a Field of Honor Flag Display in Jackson Township and were moved by the display. This weekend a similar event is being held in North Kingsville as a Flag Day tribute dedicated to our veterans. I highly suggest visiting the display.
Dates: Saturday, June 9-14, 2012
Location: 3140 E Center St North Kingsville, OH 44030 (map)
FREE 5th Annual Largest Family Cookout & Sale in North Canton
Join iShop at Ohio Pools & Spas this Saturday for FREE food, activities and Gift Cards!
Date: Saturday, June 9, 2012, 11:00am to 4:00pm
Location: 6815 Whipple Ave. North Canton, OH 44720 (map)
FREE Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo
The Cleveland Zoo is teaming up with 20 area humane organizations to find loving homes for over 100 dogs, cats, kittens and puppies most of which are available for immediate adoption. Stop by if you are interested in adopting a pet. The event is free and is held outdoors under tents in the Zoo's Ticket Plaza.
Date: Saturday, June 9, 2012 from 10:00am to 3:00pm
Location: 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 (map)
Cost: Event is FREE. NOTE: Does not include Admittance into the Zoo. Each participating group sets its own adoption fees and policies.
FREE Parade the Circle
Head out to Circle Village and enjoy food, activities and entertainment for all ages. Plan to be there at noon to watch the parade which consists of bright costumes, giant puppets, stilt-dancers, handmade masks, and colorful floats.
Date: Saturday, June 9, 2012 11:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Wade Oval Dr Cleveland, OH 44106 (map)
Day Out with Dad at the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Dads and kids will have a great time with fun football interactive stations as they learn tips from a Pro Football Hall of Famer. The event also includes Chick-fil-A lunch and a tour of the Hall of Fame.
Date: Saturday, June 9, 2012, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Location: 2121 George Halas Dr. NW, Canton, OH 44708 (map)
Cost: $25 for a dad and up to four kids under the age of 12. Additional adult admissions can be purchased for $21.
Have a great weekend!