Martin Luther King and Jr Day of Service or Macys Family Day

Martin Luther King and Jr Day of Service or Macys Family Day

Event Admission is $5. General admission price cannot be combined with a group discount.

In honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the museum will join in the 19th annual Greater Philadelphia King Day of Service. Visitors of all ages will enjoy musical and dramatic performances and special craft activities. In the spirit of Dr. King, the museum will host a sewing service project for the Women Against Abuseshelter (Please note: Participants must pre-register for this project at http://www.mlkdayofservice.org/).Visitors also can participate in a pillow making service project in the museum’s Grand Hall Lobby.

In addition, children and their families can join in a sing-along concert with award-winning duo Two of a Kind at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the museum’s F.M. Kirby Auditorium. Students from local colleges will read Dr. King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech aloud at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. At 3:30 p.m., the museum will lead a Day of Service Reflection Session, allowing visitors and volunteers to discuss the service projects in which they participated.

Online, students can watch “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Legacy of Service”, a 15-minute video lesson that is part of the museum’s popular Constitution Hall Pass video series. Educators and museum staff members will be available to answer questions via live chat, Wednesday, January 15 – Friday, January 17, 2014, and Monday, January 20, 2014 from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. EST at constitutioncenter.org/hallpass.

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Martin Luther King and Jr Day of Service or Macys Family Day
Event Category: Museum
When: January 20, 2014
Where: National Constitution Center
More Info: constitutioncenter.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/constitutioncenter
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ConstitutionCtr


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