MLK Weekend

 

While there are lots of events going on this weekend in NYC in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., not everyone wants to spend a long train ride on their day off- so don’t forget that there are events right here in the Bronx that you can enjoy with your family! 

SAT, JANUARY 15    FAMILY ART PROJECTBITS OF CLOTH AND LOTS OF FREEDOM

Bits of Cloth and Lots of Freedom/Pedazos de tela y mucha libertad

In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, and an eye to traditional African American quilts, create a colorful fabric vision of your personal dream of freedom. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

ECOLOGY BUILDING, 10AM–1PM

SUN, JANUARY 16    FAMILY ART PROJECTBITS OF CLOTH AND LOTS OF FREEDOM

Bits of Cloth and Lots of Freedom/Pedazos de tela y mucha libertad

In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, and an eye to traditional African American quilts, create a colorful fabric vision of your personal dream of freedom. Free with admission to the grounds.

ECOLOGY BUILDING, 10AM–1PM

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Monday, January 17, 2011, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

Video images and audio presentation of two of Martin Luther King Jr. famous speeches will be on display in the lobby of St. Mary’s Recreation Center to honor and celebrate Rev. King’s life.

Location: St. Mary’s Recreation Center (in St. Mary’s Playground) St. Ann’s Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx

Cost: Free

Event Organizer: Bronx Recreation

Contact Number:(718) 402-5155

 

Martin Luther King Day & Inauguration Celebration

Monday, January 17, 2011, 12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.

Children at Owen Dolan Rec Center will listen to Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech. They will talk about history, the new president, and today’s society, and watch a documentary of Rev. King’s life.

Location: Owen Dolen Golden Age Center (in Owen F. Dolen Park)1400 East Tremont, Bronx

Cost: Free

Event Organizer: Bronx Recreation

Contact Number: (718) 822-4282

 

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