"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools" -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, there will be no school on Monday, January 16th, 2023. Although we don’t have classes, we continue to reflect on the many impacts of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Designated as a National Day of Service, we hope to encourage a day of citizen volunteering and wish to offer some programming outside the classroom. Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with some of the following events:

Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes of Inspiration, Unity and Love
This compilation of quotes–some you assuredly know, and some you may not–accompany a number of powerful pictures highlighting the message of MLK.
Linked here: Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

Discovery Day
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, OH 44106 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Free
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History will welcome all guests, free of charge, in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Museum’s annual Discovery Day. This year, connect with Museum scientists, watch wildlife presentations, participate in hands-on activities and more. To find out more, visit: https://www.cmnh.org/discovery...

MLK Day 2022: “It Starts with Me”
Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Blvd. | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. |  Free
Come together at the Cleveland Museum of Art for a free daylong celebration honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Explore the theme “It Starts with Me: Cultivating a Beloved Community Mindset to Transform Unjust Systems” through storytelling, art making, and reflective writing prompts. The museum will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with activities and tours from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. To find out more, visit: ClevelandArt.org

Hear Our Voices: Annual MLK Day Celebration
Maltz Museum of Jewish History
2929 Richmond Rd. | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Free
Honor iconic civil rights leader the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and everyday citizens who fought against discrimination while celebrating the everyday hero in you. Tour the Maltz Museum’s permanent collections and special exhibition, This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement, while enjoying hands-on activities on this family-friendly day! Dr. Otis Moss, III will serve as the featured Keynote Speaker for the launch of his new book Dancing in Darkness. To find out more, visit: MaltzMuseum.org

Cleveland History Center
10825 East Blvd. Cleveland, OH 44106 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Free
Join us on January 16th as we commemorate MLK Jr. Day with free admission to the Cleveland History Center! Learn about the heroes of the past, and see how their lives have continued to shape our future. To find out more, visit: WRHS.org

Great Lakes Science Center
601 Erieside Ave. Cleveland, OH 44114 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Free
The Science Center will be offering FREE admission to guests in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Activities include Bubblemania Science, Seeing Sound Science, NASA Capsule Chats and more. To find out more, visit: GreatScience.com

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1100 Rock and Roll Blvd. | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Free
Join the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Monday, January 16th in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy. Become inspired to find your voice and do your part to contribute to a more equitable world, just as artists have done throughout history through their music. The daylong celebration includes free virtual programming, musical performances and museum admission. To find out more, visit: RockHall.com

Cleveland Botanical Gardens
11030 East Blvd. Cleveland, OH 44106 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Free
The indoor botanical gardens will be open to explore along with activities for the whole family. Their focus will be on the The National Day of Service and how in the spirit of MLK Jr. learning about and planting trees is a service to you and your community. To find out more, visit https://holdenfg.org/cleveland-botanical-garden/gardens-and-attractions/