Summer Fun Guide: Fam Favorites

Whether in the sun or a museum, these events cater to kids and adults.
Extreme Science Night
June 19, 7-11:30 p.m.; $24, $85 for a family four-pack
Great Lakes Science Center, 601 Erieside Ave.,Cleveland, 216-694-2000,

Fun for – Fathers who’ve been forbidden to blow up fruit in the house
When GLSC shares the lab with wannabe scientists, things are bound to get messy. Exploding watermelons, slime-making, and egg-dropping from three stories is only part of the fun.

Going Global Family Day
June 27, 12:30-4 p.m.; Free
Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd., 888-262-0033,

Ice Cream Weekend
July 10-11, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $6, discounts for children and seniors
Lake Metroparks Farmpark, 8800 Chardon Road,
 Kirtland, 440-256-2122,

Fun for – City Slickers
Lookin’ to make a break from your boomtown ’burb? Ditch that briefcase, and head to the farm for a day to try your hand at cow milking, ice cream making and pony riding.

Pajama Party and Snooze at the Zoo
July 24, 6-9 p.m.; $12, $14 children, additional cost to stay overnight
Akron Zoo, 500 Edgewood Ave.,330-375-2550,

Cleveland National Air Show
Sept. 4-6, gates open at 9 a.m.; $19 advance, $21 at gate, discounts for children Burke Lakefront Airport,
1501 N. Marginal Road, 216-781-0747,
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