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Monday, March 23, 2015

Oh comes HOME!

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Thanks to gofobo and Regal Theatres we got a sneak peek of the movie HOME. Such a cute movie. HOME is a DreamWorks Animation20th Century Fox production. With a cast full of stars including Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin ans Jennifer Lopez how can you go wrong. 

Oh (voiced by Jim Parsons) is a loveable, color changing, problem causing member of the Boov, who come to Earth to flee their mortal enemy and in the process take over the planet relocating all the humans to Australia. When Oh makes yet another mistake, he finds himself on the run from his fellow Boovs and in the process befriends Tip (voiced by Rihanna) an Earth girl in search of her mom.

Full of laughs, some love and a lots of music and dancing, HOME is a very family friendly movie. It tries to show that mistakes happen and it's more about what you do about your mistake rather than the mistake itself that counts. Tip along with her cat named pig helps Oh learn what it really means to have a HOME!

HOME comes to theaters Friday, March 27th. The Novaks' think it's a must see. But beware all the singing and dancing might have you saying "Oh, no! My hands are in the air like I just do not care!"

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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From leprechauns to corn beef and cabbage, green beer and parades, St. Patrick's Day has a little bit of everything.Young and old a like can appreciate all of the emerald colored fun! So tip your hats and your shamrock colored shakes or brew if you choose! Let the luck of the Irish be with you!

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

I-X Indoor Amusement Park Ticket Giveaway

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The I-X Indoor Amusement Park, presented by Marc's, returns to the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio March 27 - April 19, 2015 marking it's 26th year anniversary. This is a great family friendly event! When I hear about the start of it every year, I think that spring has officially arrived and begin to dream of the great things to come!


The I-X Indoor Amusement Park is a fabulous entertainment value and has something for all ages. It is filled with over twenty acres of rides, games, food and attractions all under one roof making it a true Family FUN experience. This year the  I-X Indoor Amusement Park is unveiling the all new Beach Street with themed entertainment featuring sea lions, acrobats, magicians and more! A great opening weekend is planned March 27 – 29 packed with games, prizes and special events.

As we know, spring is arriving in Cleveland, but the weather may have it's own ideas! The I-X Indoor Amusement Park is the perfect place to get the kids out of the house to expend all of the couped up energy. Between March 27 and April 19, the park is open nearly everyday, with the exception of April 13-15 but check their website for specifics on park hours and their calendar of event.

The I-X Indoor Amusement Park is held at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio on Route 237, adjacent to Cleveland Hopkins Airport.  It is easily accessible from I-480, I-71 and the Ohio Turnpike. 
General Admission at the box office is $21.99; Children under 48'' $18.99; Seniors 60+ $9.99 Saturdays and Sundays and FREE Weekdays; Children 3 and under are FREE.  There are Discount General Admission tickets ($18.99) and Family Fun Packs ($75 for Four General Admission tickets and one parking pass) available at Marc's. There may be other discounts available so check the websites Discounts and Promotions section for more details.

Thanks to the I-X Indoor Amusement Park we have a great ticket giveaway! We are giving away four (4) general admission tickets to the The I-X Indoor Amusement Park. These tickets will be held in the winners name at Will Call at the event and will be able to be used any day the event is open to the public. The giveaway starts today and ends on March 23, 2015 at 12AM EST. (See full contest rules). See the link below and on the Midwest Family Food and Fun Facebook Page. So enter to win and spread the word to your family and friends!
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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

"I've Had the Time of My Life" with Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story on Stage

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I had the pleasure of seeing Dirty Dancing- The Classic Story on Stage at the Connor Palace Theater at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, Ohio last weekend. What a wonderful performance in a beautiful venue. I was super excited to see this stage presentation, being an epic Dirty Dancing fan. The play did not disappoint.



Of course there is no competing with the amazing connection of Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in the original film. It is near impossible to recreate the passionate magic shared between the two. This being said, the stage show was fantastic. The dancing was spectacular. The music was as memorable as ever. The love story of Baby and Johnny was of course captivating! And the use of digital backdrops helped create the outdoor water scenes, which I would have otherwise thought impossible to replicate.

Dirty Dancing is playing at the the Connor Place Theater at Playhouse Square through Sunday, March 22, 2015. If you get a chance definitely go see it! Not in the Cleveland area? Click here to see if it's coming to a theater near you. And remember, "Nobody puts Baby in a corner!"

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