Summertime Treat!

Summer is here and it's the perfect time to create lasting memories with your loved ones. Whether you're hitting the beach, exploring nature, or enjoying a family barbeque, there are endless opportunities for summer fun that everyone can enjoy. 


Here's a freebie download for you. Need some summer fun inspiration for one of those "Mom, Dad, I'm bored" kind of days? Download our freebie, print, and enjoy!

What's inside?

Summer Fun Family BINGO


Rules: when someone fills in a row, horizontally, vertically, or diagonally, he/she gets to choose a fun family activity to do together the next upcoming weekend. 🤗


Summer Coloring Pages


These coloring pages are perfect for one of those rainy or simply sweltering days. Print and get creative with your favorite colored pencils, markers, or crayons!

CLE Favorites Checklist


Compiled by the parents of the Cuyahoga Parents Connect Facebook Group, here is our CLE favorites checklist! Mark off the locations you visit (or revisit) this summer.

Download the Freebie

For more family-friendly activities to do this summer or

throughout the year, follow us on Pinterest.

Upcoming Events

Catch the Parent Support Department out in the community this month


Find Rachel Napolitano, our Community Liaison, and some of the other Parent Support Department crew at these upcoming events:


Thursday, July 6, 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm: The 7th Annual Harvard Cultural Fest at Harvard Community Services Center. 18240 Harvard Avenue, Cleveland, 44128


Saturday, July 15, 11:00 am - 8:00 pm: Midtown Opening Day in the Midtown neighborhood in Cleveland. We will be at MAGNET, which has a fantastic outdoor STEM-Playspace. 6601 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44103 


Saturday, July 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm: Family Resource Fair in Lakewood at The Cove Community Center. 12525 Lake Avenue, Lakewood, 44107 


Are you looking for more community events in Cuyahoga County? Bookmark our community calendar, which is updated daily! 

Triple P July Events


Triple P is an international, evidence-based parenting program offering practical strategies and support for everyday parenting challenges. These events are free in Cuyahoga County. Simply register in advance. Our upcoming events include:


Managing Aggression

Tuesday, July 18: 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Virtual via Zoom

*Registration closes 48 hours prior and an email link will be sent at that time.


Managing Aggression

Monday, July 31: 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Virtual via Zoom

*Registration closes 48 hours prior and an email link will be sent at that time.



Sign up for a July event

Meet Heather

Meet our Social Media Engagement Coordinator, Heather Sakai


Heather Sakai has been a member of the Bright Beginnings team since early 2022 serving in the role of Social Media Engagement Coordinator. Heather holds a Master of Science in Social Service Administration and a Master of Arts in Modern/Contemporary Dance from Case Western Reserve University. Heather has experience in social work/mood disorders research, marketing and social media, and dance instruction (for both children and adults, both in the United States and abroad). Heather is passionate about connecting people through social media and ensuring it's a safe place to ask questions, be vulnerable, and share both successes and struggles. Heather is the administrator for Cuyahoga Parents Connect and would love for you to join if you are a parent or caregiver of a child, aged birth to kindergarten, or are expecting a child.

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