Monday, January 19, 2015

Martin Luther King Day events in greater Cleveland today, January 19, 2015, By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

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CLEVELAND, Ohio - Free events in greater Cleveland today, January 19, that honor the life of slain Civil Rights leader the Rev Dr.Martin Luther King Jr.,  are as follows:

Cleveland Museum of Natural History. 1 Wade Oval Drive. 216-231-4600 or cmnh.org. noon-5 p.m. 

Cleveland Orchestra. Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave. 216-231-1111 or clevelandorchestra.com. Concert previews are presented in Reinberger Chamber Hall one hour before each concert. MLK Jr. Community Open House. Noon today.

Cleveland Public Library. Martin Luther King Jr. branch, 1962 Stokes Blvd. 216-623-2921 or cpl.org. MLK Day celebration. Noon today.

Greater Cleveland Aquarium. 2000 Sycamore St. 216-862-8803 or greaterclevelandaquarium.com. Features more than 40 exhibits, including a walk-through shark exhibit. Strollers and wheelchair accessible. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Each guest who chooses to donate $1 or more to the United Black Fund will receive $10 admission ticket to the aquarium to be used today.

Karamu House Performing Arts Theatre. Arena Theatre, 2355 East 89th St., Cleveland. 216-795-7070 or karamuhouse.org. Honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The day will be commemorated by a day of service. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Montefiore's Maltz Auditorium. One David N. Myers Pkwy., Beachwood. 216-910-2647. Montefiore's tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Speaker will be Dr. Alex Johnson, president of Cuyahoga Community College. 2:30 p.m. today.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. 1100 Rock and Roll Blvd., Cleveland. 216-781-7625, 1-800-493-7655 or rockhall.com. MLK Day celebration. Free admission. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. today.

Severance Hall. 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. 216-231-1111 or severancehall.com. MLKDay celebration open house. Noon today.

South Euclid United Church of Christ. 4217 Bluestone Road. Premiere of documentary about hate crimes. Panel discussion will follow, moderated by WKYC Channel 3 anchor Russ Mitchell. 2 p.m. today.

University Circle. Wade Oval, East Boulevard and Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland. 216-707-5033 or universitycircle.org. The Rink at Wade Oval. Open skate hours on MLK Day. Free admission today.(www.clevelandurbannews.com) / (www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com)