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Martin Luther King Day events in Mid-Michigan

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(01/20/14) - Here are a few of the events going on around Mid-Michigan Monday in celebration of MLK Day.

In Flint, Davenport University is looking for 100 volunteers to help put together blankets for Project Linus. The Day of Service runs from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Miller Road. 

There will be an "I have a dream" First Ward meeting, Monday. Councilman Eric Mays will host it at the Hasselbring Senior Center from 6-8 p.m. Mays says even though it's a first ward meeting, people from other wards are welcome to attend. 

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., there is free admission to Sloan Museum and Buick Automotive Gallery Monday. The Sloan Museum is open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Buick Automotive Gallery is open from 1-5 p.m.

Flint's Southwestern Academy is hosting two girls high school basketball games Monday, in honor of the holiday. The games start at noon, with Beecher taking on Detroit Edison High School. Southwestern and Detroit Cass Tech will follow at 2 p.m. It's $10 at the door.

In Saginaw, there will be a Unity March at 10:15 a.m. from the Saginaw Arts and Science Academy to the Dow Event Center, with a luncheon following.

Also in Saginaw, there's a community wide celebration at Daniels Middle School on Hoyt Avenue. The free celebration starts at 3 p.m. with several jazz and dance ensembles. There will also be presentations of Dr. King's popular speeches.

Central Michigan University will hold a CommUNITY March and Peace Vigil from 3-5 p.m.  The march starts at Bovee University Center and the Vigil is at Mount Pleasant Town Square.

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