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Stark Community Foundation Awards Grant to The Wilderness Center to Expand Virtual STEM-Based Environmental Education

(Wilmot, Ohio) – The Wilderness Center announced that it has been awarded a $13,125 grant by the Stark Community Foundation. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges being faced by schools, this grant has funded the purchase of needed equipment and materials to enable The Wilderness Center’s STEM-based environmental education program to move …

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5 ways to help calm an anxious child

Ever been at a loss to help your child when he or she is anxious?

Akron Children’s Hospital primary care practices launch telehealth option for pediatrician interviews

(Akron, Ohio) – Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics and the Locust Pediatric Care Group now offer free provider interviews via telehealth. “We’ve always offered in-person interviews for expectant parents who are choosing a provider for their babies – or parents who want to change their child’s primary care provider,” said Ben Teske, director of primary care …

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The Wilderness Center Announces Virtual Silent Auction and Benefit – For Wilderness Sake!

The Wilderness Center announces a virtual silent auction and benefit – For Wilderness Sake! All members of the public are invited to take part when the auction kicks-off on Saturday, November 21, at 7 p.m.

Five local artists creating installations for “Illumination” in downtown CantonCanton, Ohio –

(Canton, Ohio) – ArtsinStark and Visit Canton selected five artists following the public art call to create light art installations for an exhibition in downtown Canton called “Illumination” in January and February 2021.

The Wilderness Center to Offer Virtual Dark Sky Conservation Conference

Artificial light at night has revolutionized the way we live and work outdoors, but it has come at a steep price.

Differences in childcare and education surprise researchers

A new study is one of the few that takes a look at kids’ child care experiences from birth to kindergarten.