Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday activities
Mon Jan 15th – Conversation about Modern Day Slavery
hosted by local and global activists
6-8PM at the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts
88 Warren Street, Roxbury
Mon Jan 15th ANNUAL MLK MEMORIAL BREAKFAST at 8:30AM hosted by Shaya Seymour of WCVB Chronicle. Starts at 8:30 AM at Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 415 Summer St, Boston, MA. CNN political analyst and activist Bakari Sellers will present as well. Buy Tix, $50
Mon Jan 15th – 8TH ANNUAL MLK BRUNCH AND SERVICE DAY
Sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (Crown Colony Cafeteria), 1600 Crown Colony Dr., Quincy, MA.at 10AM. “Rise Up, Restore the Dream: The Time is Always Right to do the Right Thing” is this year’s theme. Perform an on-site service project, brunch, community voices, etc. Winners get $250 scholarships. FREE REGISTER
Mon Jan 15th BRANDEIS U. 8TH ANNUAL MLK INTERFAITH DAY OF SERVICE
Interfaith Day of Service 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Brandeis University (Levin Ballroom & Usdan Student Center), 415 South St., Waltham, MA. Pack meals for food pantries and congregations that service the homeless community and more. Lunch will be provided.
“THURGOOD” STAGE PLAY AT HIBERNIAN HALL
Jan 14, 3PM “THURGOOD” live stage play, 184 Dudley Street, Roxbury. Written by George Stevens Jr., directed by Benny Sato Ambush and featuring Johnny Lee Davenport. $5 – $10 tickets. BUY TIX
Jan 13 – BPL Lower Mills,Dorchester MLK birthday party for Children (ages 5 and up).
Jan 13 – Our Dream, Our Community, 1-2:30 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 637 Washington St., Dorchester, MA. Celebrate the life and dreams of Martin Luther King, Jr. through youth-led arts. Refreshments and more. (617) 929-0925.
Jan 14th MLK Dream Artwork at Microsoft – URL LINK
- 1/15 MLK OPEN HOUSE AT THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston will host the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 15, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a day of art, culture and community. Visitors can check out the Community Arts Initiative Spotlight which features artwork commemorating Dr. King’s legacy. Project STEP and Larry Watson will perform. The Museum is located at 465 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA. For more information, Click HERE: URL LINK1/15 JFK LIBRARY CELEBRATE! SERIES
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is pleased to present the Celebrate! series. The series is appropriate for family audiences and children ages 5 and up and highlights America’s rich cultural diversity through the arts. In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. day, George Russell, Jr. and Company presents Clap Your Hands. Discover how spirituals and gospel played an important role in both the Underground Railroad and the civil rights movement. The performance will be held Monday, January 15, 2018 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Museum in the Stephen E. Smith Center, Columbia Point, Dorchester, MA. Reservations are required for all visitors. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. To make a reservation, call (617) 514-1644. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
1/15 Boston University MLK TRIBUTE CONCERT
An MLK Tribute Concert will be held Monday, January 15, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 Noon at Boston University(George Sherman Union Metcalf Hall), 775 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA. The Boston Youth Symphony, in association with the Museum of African American History and the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism and Special Events presents a concert that pays tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. For more information,
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1/15 ISABELLA STEWARD GARDNER MLK DAY OF SERVICE
The MLK Day of Service will be held Monday, January 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA. Families are welcome to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by exploring the majestic gardens and legendary galleries of the Museum, focused on the theme of community service. Enjoy cultural history, a dance performance, special exhibitions, Dr. King’s speeches or craft a care package for families. For more information, Click HERE: URL LINK
1/15 Restaurante Cesaria MLK DAY FAMILY CELEBRATION
The MLK Day Family Celebration will be held Monday, January 15, 2018 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. at Restaurante Cesaria, 266 Bowdoin St., Dorchester, MA. Join Wiggles Press Publishing for a family celebration! Enjoy a complimentary lunch, book readings and fun projects for families. Complimentary T-shirts for the first 20 families. Bring a donation for Puerto Rican relief, from $1 to whatever you can afford. To register or for more information,
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1/20 Become a Superhero for Homeless Children living in Shelter in Dorchester
- 2018/02/13 – The Roxbury Defenders story with four former members who became prominent judges.
- 2018/03/13 -Stopping a Highway: Dr. Karilyn Crockett, Director of Economic Policy and Research, Small Business Development with the City of Boston bringson the story about the multiracial coalition who stop an interstate highway through Boston neighborhoods.
Museum of African American History
African Meeting House| 46 Joy Street | maah.org
2018/02/28 – MALCOM X The Lost Tapes
Premiere screening of Smithsonian’s new documentary SCHEDULE
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