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Where to See Santa Safely in 2020

COVID-19 precautions at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s include a “Magic Santa Shield” between guests and Santa.COVID-19 has already taken so much from us — must we also sacrifice that time-honored tradition of visiting...

Reach Out and Read Needs Donations of Gently Used Children’s Books

Reach Out and Read is a national nonprofit that champions the positive effects of reading daily and engaging in other language-rich activities with young children. Reading together promotes healthy brain development, furthers language acquisition,...

Healthcare Inequities in Black and Brown Communities

Local free clinic provides care for the uninsuredAccording to a new report by early childhood nonprofit ZERO TO THREE, where a baby is born— in Toledo, Ohio or NYC, New York, for example— can...

Making Toledo Better

Chris McBrayer creates community among young peopleTeacher, coach, pastor, parent: each title plays a significant role in a child’s life. Most people take on just one or two of these responsibilities, but that isn’t...

TAP FAMILY FAVORITES RESULTS 2020

Family Favorites is one of our most read features every year -- and for good reason. Thousands of Toledo area parents weigh in annually on the businesses, places, and people they love, which benefits...

Family Favorites 2018—Places & Spaces

Overnight Trip with the Kids Cedar Point Sandusky, cedarpoint.com Runner up: Kalahari Family Activity Toledo Zoo toledozoo.org Runner up: Country Lane Tree Farm Family Day Trip Toledo Zoo toledozoo.org Runner up: Sauder Village Place to Camp Maumee Bay State Park oregonparks.ohiodnr.gov/maumeebay Runner up: Harrison Lake State Park (Ohio State...