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Winter break offers some down time and a chance to broaden your worldview with one of the spectacular exhibits at local museums in The D. Here's your chance to delve into a plethora of interesting topics or sneak in some fun learning opportunities for kids.

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MLKDay TheWright

From a memorial cycling event to peace marches and lectures, there will be no shortage of ways to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day in metro Detroit on Jan. 16. In fact, most of our local museums have the fullest agendas. So if you're looking for a reason to visit one of them, this is it. Here's a glimpse of what a few have planned:

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Calendars book fast around the holiday season but we’ve got seven events for which you’ll want to save the date!

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Family at Comerica Park BillBowen
Eating Aunt Mae's famous potato salad. Competing for bragging rights against your cousins in the annual horseshoe tournament. Listening to stories your grandparents have retold for years and laughing about "the good old days." Family reunions can be loads of fun, but the planning process may seem overwhelming.

Luckily, the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) is here to help with a FREE reunion planning seminar on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. Whether you're reconnecting with relatives, convening with classmates or meeting up with military pals, enlisting the assistance of the experts at the DMCVB is your first step to hosting a meaningful and memorable event.

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DIA InsideOut
Spring won’t just bring warmer weather to metro Detroit. It also comes with the opening of several new family-friendly exhibits at local venues. They’re perfect if you’re looking for a different way to spend an afternoon — and let you add a bit of education to your family outing.

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