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Things to do: Martin Luther King Jr. and jazz events – Duluth News Tribune

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the old Club Saratoga Jazz Quartet will perform live, trackside at the Train Museum, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday through April, 506 W. Michigan St., Duluth. Admission: $6 and includes a $2 coupon for discounts on all concessions, including cash bar. Soda, coffee and hot chocolate are free.

Martin Luther King Jr Day events include:

  • Community Reading of Letter from Birmingham Jail, 4-5 p.m. Sunday January 16, virtual via Zoom. Details of this event can be found at duluthnaacp.org/mlk, facebook.com/duluthnaacp or instagram.com/duluthnaacp.
  • Dr. King’s Words in Action: Black Empowerment Across Generations, 11 a.m.-noon Monday, January 17, virtual via Zoom. The Duluth NAACP is hosting a screening of the documentary “Dr. King’s Words in Action: Black Empowerment Across Generations.” In this 20-minute documentary, conversations will take place between two generations of Duluth residents where they will discuss their views on quotes from King on a variety of topics including suffrage, economic justice, criminal justice, health and environmental equity, education and engagement. young adults. The viewing will be immediately followed by a call to action from the NAACP Duluth Branch Committee Chairs. Details of this event can be found at Duluthnaacp.org, facebook.com/duluthnaacp or instagram. com/duluthnaacp.

Screening of the documentary feature film, “Fresh water,” on the importance of protecting freshwater from the threat of climate change, offered Feb. 19, NorShor Theatre, 211 E. Superior St., Duluth. Presented by 515 Productions, Planchon’s video production company, all proceeds from this public event will be donated to the Great Lakes Observatory. Tickets: $25. For more details on the event and to watch the Emmy-winning trailer, go to 515productions.com/freshwater.