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King for a Day

Museums and otehr places keep the kids busy on their day off.


There’s no shortage of celebrations today to mark the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The Great Lakes Science Center sets up interactive exhibits that honor King from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (601 Erieside Avenue; 216-694-2000). The Cleveland Botanical Garden holds a cotton-seed-bracelet workshop that pays tribute to King’s roots from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (11030 East Boulevard; 216-721-1600). Area students rap, sing, and dance at House of Blues’ Voices Ring Out concert from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (308 Euclid Avenue; 216-543-4227). Karamu House pays homage to King with African drumming and dancing from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (2355 East 89th Street; 216-795-7070), while kids can make bracelets out of colored paper at the Children’s Museum of Cleveland from noon to 5 p.m. (10730 Euclid Avenue; 216-791-7114). The best part: Everything is free!
Mon., Jan. 15, 9 p.m.

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