If you’re reading this post, chances are that you did not win a ticket to the inauguration from newly-elected Congressman Gary Peters. However, there are numerous opportunities to watch this historic occasion unfold tomorrow/later today — whether by watching on msnbc.com from your office, calling in sick (please coordinate this with your co-workers), or dropping by a viewing party to soak up the energy of your fellow citizens. Wherever you are, no matter what your political affiliation, we hope you’ll take some time to appreciate our country’s long history of peaceful transitions of power, as well as the potent symbolism of President Obama’s election for the civil rights movement and for the history of our great country. Some options of where you can witness this historic change of power, right here in Michigan, after the jump.
At your Desk . . .
With some Neighbors
Full list of places to watch from the Detroit Free Press.
Royal Oak viewing: Watch the inauguration festivities projected onto a big screen in the Friends Auditorium. Coffee, tea and desserts served, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Tue. Royal Oak Public Library, 222 E. Eleven Mile, Royal Oak. 248-246-3700. www.ropl.org. –(Freep.com)
And, of course, on your couch . . .
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