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Martin Luther King Day celebrations throughout Northeast Ohio
Free admissions and special programs mark the day

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M.L. Schultze
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Events marking the birthday of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. continue throughout Northeast Ohio today. Many Cleveland-area museums – including the Cleveland Museum of Art, Western Reserve Historical Society, MOCA Cleveland and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History -- are offering free admission today and have special programs.

At the Maltz Museum, a program with Ohio’s first black congressman, Louis Stokes, begins at 11:30. The  Cleveland Botanical Garden has a special program at 1 p.m. for children to  learn about plants important to African American culture. And the Cleveland Orchestra is offering dance and other performances during its free open house.

Here are links to some of today's activities: 
Children's Museum of Cleveland

Cleveland Botanical Garden

Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland Museum of Natural History 

Cleveland Orchestra.

Cleveland Public Library, Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

MOCA Cleveland

Western Reserve Historical Society
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