Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. with events around northeast Ohio

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

CLEVELAND -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrates the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to America, Coretta Scott King writes on The King Center website.

This American federal holiday is observed on the third Monday of January each year.  It's a day of service and remembrance, and there are several events set around the community to help residents recognize it.

Below, are events around northeast Ohio for MLK, Jr. Day.  If you have an event you’d like to see included on this list, email lbuckingham@fox8.com with the name of the event, the time, the location and a link to your organization’s website. Please include MLK Day event in the subject line.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Monday, January 16, 2017, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, Ohio 44106.  FREE admission. Visitors can also enjoy mini Shafran Planetarium shows for $1, and participate in amazing demonstrations.

More information, here.

Women's Air & Space Museum

Monday, January 16, 2017, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Burke Lakefront Airport, Room 165, 1501 N. Marginal Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44114.  FREE admission.

More information, here.

Greater Cleveland Aquarium

Monday, January 16, 2017, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 2000 Sycamore Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44113. Guests who choose to donate $1 or more to the United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland will receive a $10 admission ticket to the aquarium.

More information, here.

Great Lakes Science Center

Monday, January 16, 2017, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 601 Erieside Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44114.  FREE admission.

More information, here.

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Monday, January 16, 2017, from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.  1100 East 9th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44114.  FREE admission. Guests can enjoy live performances, education programs and family activities.

More information, here.

Akron Zoo

Monday, January 16, 2017, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  505 Euclid Avenue, Akron, Ohio 44307.  FREE admission.  Guests can enjoy activites and crafts provided by the NAACP.

More information, here.

Fun Day Monday: Trees provide wildlife habitat in winter

Monday, January 16, 2017, from 10 a.m. -3 p.m. at the Penitentiary Glen Reservation.  FREE event.  Learn how trees provide wildlife habitat in winter.

More information, here.

Celebrate MLK Day at JFSA

Monday, January 16, 2017, from noon to 4 p.m. The Drost Family Center: 24075 Commerce Park Road. Paint a community tree mural; make no-sew fleece blankets for older adults and women and children in the Hebrew Shelter Home; make birthday cards for Holocaust survivors; drop off non-perishable goods.

More information, here.


Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.