The Interfaith Social Justice Collaborative Committee's Martin Luther King Jr. Day prayer service that was scheduled for Sunday in Akron has been rescheduled for 5 p.m. Monday because of the winter storm.
The interfaith service will take place at New Hope Baptist Church, 1706 S. Hawkins Ave.
The event will feature Kent State University Dean of Students Lamar Hylton, choir members from several faith communities, a mime ministry from New Hope, recitations by children from participating congregations, a saxophone solo by Ashton Blake and African drumming led by David Coleman.
Other MLK Day events planned in the region this week include:
Akron Art Museum MLK Day Celebration: 1-4 p.m. at the Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St., Akron. Free afternoon with hands-on activities for all ages and guided tours of “Jeff Donaldson: Dig” and artists of African descent in the museum’s collection. 330-376-9185 or www.akronartmuseum.org.
Akron Zoo MLK Day: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Akron Zoo, 505 Euclid Ave., Akron. The zoo will be free for all guests, and the Akron chapter of the NAACP will be providing activities. For more information, call 330-375-2550 or go to www.akronzoo.org.
Kent State University MLK Day of Service: 8:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. University community members engage in service to area nonprofit organizations. The event will open with a performance of “Halim El-Daboots” by the Kent State African Ensemble. www.kent.edu/diversity/mlk-celebration-calendar-events.
University of Akron: Activities Fair, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Jean Hower Taber Student Union Ballroom. Student and community groups will offer a variety of activities and programs that encourage nonviolence, civic responsibility, respect for differences and the importance of education. Participants will also learn about King's life and the civil rights movement. Parking is available at the meters outside the Student Union and in the Schrank Hall parking decks.
Cleveland Orchestra Community Open House: noon to 5 p.m. at Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Performances and family activities throughout the day. Free. www.clevelandorchestra.com.
Greater Cleveland Aquarium: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland. Donate $1 or more to the United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland Inc. (UBF) and receive a discounted, same-day $10 aquarium admission. The aquarium will highlight African-Americans' influence in the fields of marine science and scuba diving. 216-862-8803 or www.greaterclevelandaquarium.com.
Great Lakes Science Center: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland. Free general admission to all guests. Movies in the Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater are $8.95, $6.95 youth. www.glsc.org.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 1100 Rock and Roll Blvd., Cleveland. Free admission, performances, art demonstration, education programs, family activities. Donations accepted of hats, scarves, gloves and other cold weather clothes to help those in need. rockhall.com.
Cleveland History Center: Free admission, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 10825 East Blvd. in Cleveland. www.wrhs.org.
Cleveland Museum of Natural History: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland. Free admission, curator talks, unusual specimens on display, mini Shafran Planetarium shows for $1. www.cmnh.org.
Cleveland Botanical Garden: Free admission, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 11030 East Blvd. in Cleveland.
Cleveland Museum of Art: 11150 East Blvd. in Cleveland. Special activities and performances from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Ames Family Atrium with a theme of peace and collective action. Art activities, in-gallery experiences and special tours. (Admission always free.) www.clevelandart.org.
Kent State University Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Kent Student Center Ballroom, Kent State University. Angela Rye, principal and CEO of IMPACT Strategies, will be the keynote speaker. The university will announce the 2019 recipients of Kent State’s Diversity Trailblazer Award. For more information, call 330-672-2442 or go to www.kent.edu/diversity/MLK.