This Sunday is Mother's Day, and instead of scrambling for last minute floral arrangements or trying to squeeze your way into an overcrowded restaurant for brunch, Cleveland has plenty of other creative ways to celebrate the person who brought you into this world. Bottomless mimosas are pretty damn awesome, but this year, give your mama something new to get excited about.
Stay Curious at the Great Lakes Science Center
Your mom taught you how to read, tie your shoes, and wipe your own butt. Honor her by teaching her a thing or two with a visit to the Great Lakes Science Center. Guests of all ages can check out amazing science demos, hands-on activities and a Wonders of Water activity. The events take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. All moms receive
half off the price of any general admission or combo admission ticket. The Great Lakes Science Center is located at 601 Erieside Ave.
Get Artful at the Cleveland Museum of Art
The Cleveland Museum of Art is hosting a day of curated programs to celebrate Mother’s Day. Mom snags free admission to the special exhibition 'Shinto: Discovery of the Divine in Japanese Art.' As usual, you and mom can also enjoy guided tours of the collection, a curated and dynamic view of works celebrating mom in ARTLENS Gallery, and art-making activities for the entire family. Provenance, the museum’s fine dining restaurant will also be hosting a brunch special (we can't escape brunch!) that require an advanced reservation. For more information, click here
. The Cleveland Museum of Art is located at 11150 East Blvd.
Check out the Aquarium
The Greater Cleveland Aquarium is offering
free admission for moms on Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 13, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., last entry at 4 p,m.) with the purchase of a child or adult general admission ticket. Children are invited to create salt dough sea stars in the first floor classroom and the first 150 visiting moms receive a complimentary button. Expect a scavenger hunt where moms have the opportunity to win an aquarium annual pass in addition to learning the aquarium's fascinating facts about animal parenting behavior. The Greater Cleveland Aquarium is located at 2000 Sycamore Street.