Mlk, Jr. "Bring The Dream To Life" Family Day

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Mlk, Jr. "Bring The Dream To Life" Family Day
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Mlk, Jr. "Bring The Dream To Life" Family Day says
The Black Historic Sites Committee invites you to celebrate the 88th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the “MLK Day: Bring the Dream to Life” event on Monday, January 16 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Detroit Historical Museum. This FREE event is a great way for families to celebrate Dr. King’s life and legacy.

Scheduled activities include:
- Children's activities, including planning a dinner with Dr. King and making your own Martin Luther King, Jr. coloring and activity book.
- Presentation on Detroit’s Historic Conant Garden neighborhood by Orlin Jones and a dance performance by Alnur African Drum and Dance troupe.
- Poetry “open mic” for compositions on the theme “the spirit of Dr. King” with hosts Thomas Williams and One Single Rose.
- Cupcakes and singing of Stevie Wonder’s “Happy Birthday” at 3:30 p.m., followed by “We Shall Overcome.”
- Brief presentations on the Detroit 67 Project and oral history archive, as well as ways to get involved.
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By: Black Historic Sites Committee