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Fireworks
The Middleburg Heights Summer in the City Festival will hold its fireworks display on Saturday night at 10pm, so grab the kids, some earplugs, and enjoy some spectacular pyrotechnics!

NASA Journey to Tomorrow Trailer
Journey to Tomorrow is one of NASA's premier traveling exhibits. The 53-foot trailer has been transformed into an interactive informal learning environment that brings the excitement of exploration in air and space to your event.

An inspiring video sets the tone for the journey. Eight interactive kiosks give visitors a chance to explore at their own pace. Examples include Improving Today's Flight, NASA Home and City which highlights spinoff products created from NASA's research programs, Sci-Fi vs. Science Fact, Brain Bites that explain common questions people have about air and space travel, a lunar landing simulator, and Dynamic Planet, a hands-on interactive that allows you to explore the Earth, Sun, and Solar System . Additional workstations include glovebox activities, a planetary gravity demonstrator, and a solar system scale where visitors can find out how much they would weigh on the moon and each of the planets.

A display case features models that keep the learning in three dimensions. Models may include various NASA X-Planes, the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, or NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System. The ultimate artifact is a real moon rock returned from one of the Apollo lunar landing missions.

The exhibit will be staffed by NASA employees. At some events, the staff may include scientists and engineers who work on the latest designs of aircraft, rockets and spacecraft.


Classic & Collector Car Show
The Classic and Collector Car Show will be held on Saturday morning, June 24th. The location for the car show will be Southland South.



Kids FunTime

Thursday, June 22nd - 7:00-9:00pm
Face Painting and Balloon Sculpting

Friday, June 23rd - 7:30-9:00pm
Face Painting and Balloon Sculpting

Saturday, June 24th - 2:00-7:00pm
Face Painting, Balloon Sculpting & Stilt Walkers



Nature Tracks

The new MetroParks NatureTracks RV will be at Summer in the City on Friday, June 23rd from 4:30pm-8:30pm and on Saturday, June 24th from 1pm-5pm. Come experience Cleveland Metroparks' exciting new 38-foot, technology-infused NatureTracks mobile classroom. The brand new mobile classroom is part of Cleveland Metroparks' continuing effort to bring the sights and sounds of nature to schools, youth groups, recreation centers, and special events throughout Cuyahoga County.

Surrounded by interactive exhibits depicting a temperate forest habitat, students stepping into NatureTracks are immediately immersed in nature. SMARTboard and touch screen technology teach environmental lessons while mounted native animal species and lab experiments provide hands-on experiences that connect students to nature.   NatureTracks staff introduce students to little discoveries, such as models of mushrooms, a weasel and an owl found in a model tree that help tell the story of a tree and students can explore what lives in a stream by lifting a rock in the stream exhibit. Students can also crawl through a hollow tree and discover what animals live there.

NatureTracks school programs are designed for children in grades K-5. All programs are designed to supplement the Ohio Academic Content Standards in science.

Cleveland Metroparks has been delivering mobile outreach education programs connecting the urban community to nature-based, educational programs through NatureTracks mobile classrooms since 1976. Designed and built by Cleveland Metroparks Exhibits Team, the new vehicle is the third NatureTracks vehicle and was made possible through generous contributions from local foundations.


Miss Middleburg

With bated breath, the world is watching to find out who will be crowned Miss Middleburg 2017. The crowning will take place on Saturday at 8:30pm on the Main Stage.




Rides & Games
The Middleburg Heights Summer in the City Festival features loads of fun activities for kids, including face painting, rides, carnival games, fireworks, a parade, and more! This is truly a family friendly event, so bring the kids out and enjoy a day of fun for the entire community.



Special Appearances

Get ready to meet some of the area's most celebrated icons, including The Cleveland Cavaliers Moon Dog and Slider of the Cleveland Indians, as well as other mystery mascots. Slider and Moon Dog will be visiting the Middleburg Heights Summer in the City Festival, so get your cameras ready and keep your eyes peeled. Who knows, you may even be able to snap a pic with one of these lovable mascots.