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King Holiday Weekend Celebration

 

MEMPHIS, TN - Each year the National Civil Rights Museum has commemorated the leadership, vision, beliefs, and sacrifice of life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through a myriad of program offerings. In honor of the King national holiday, the Museum develops programs and activities to inspire new generations of leaders to service. On the Saturday prior to the holiday, Museum especially reaches out to young people with a message of hope and invitation to stand up, speak out, participate, and use the lessons of yesterday as tools for change today.


Jan. 15 – YOUTH DAY, “Breakfast Fit for a King,” 9:30am – 12:00pm, Museum Rose Room. Program designed for children ages 5 -10 and includes breakfast with a dramatic portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Arts and crafts, youth sing-a-long, and performances by Watoto de Afrika Memphis dance troupe are featured. “Photo with A King” will be offered as an event souvenir. 

Jan. 15 - 17 – NCRM KING WEEKEND FOOD DRIVE, Museum Courtyard & Campus. Join the Museum and the Mid-South Food Bank in “Feeding The Need” for thousands of Mid-Southerners who rely on local agencies to stop hunger and provide essential services. Donations should include non-perishable items like canned meats (tuna, stews, chili, Spam, soups), canned fruit & veggies, canned juices, and peanut butter. NO glass containers. Items are collected during museum hours of operation Saturday through Monday.

Jan. 17 – KING HOLIDAY, 8:00am – 6:00pm. Tour the Museum for $3 admission, $2 admission with Food Drive canned good donation or FREE with on-site LifeBlood blood donation on King Day. Free admission vouchers available only on King holiday. Activities include arts and craft for children, documentaries on Dr. King, choir and vocal performances, plus vendors, local radio station remotes and special guests. 


STORY TAGS: BLACK NEWS, AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWS, MINORITY NEWS, CIVIL RIGHTS NEWS, DISCRIMINATION, RACISM, RACIAL EQUALITY, BIAS, EQUALITY, AFRO AMERICAN NEWS

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