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Martin Luther King Day celebrations throughout Northeast Ohio
Free admissions and special programs mark the day
by WKSU's M.L. SCHULTZE


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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 www.clevelandchildrensmuseum.org

Cleveland Botanical Garden www.cbgarden.org

Cleveland Museum of Art
www.clevelandart.org

Cleveland Museum of Natural History www.cmnh.org 

Cleveland Orchestra. www.clevelandorchestra.com

Cleveland Public Library, Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch
www.cpl.org

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage www.maltzmuseum.org

MOCA Cleveland www.mocacleveland.org

Western Reserve Historical Society www.wrhs.org
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