Martin Luther King, Jr. Day featuring $5 Admission

Monday, January 16, 2017

Enjoy $5 Admission on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Serivce courtesy of:

The National Constitution Center will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s lifelong dedication to justice, equality, and service for the greater good on Monday, January 16, with community service projects, special performances and fun for the whole family. In addition, the Constitution Center is serving as a drop-off location for donations of school supplies for Philadelphia school students. Items can be dropped off at the Center’s box office.

Admission is just $5 and includes all programming and activities, courtesy of Macy’s. The National Constitution Center’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is presented in partnership with Global Citizen’s Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service.

Book Drive and School Supplies Service Project
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Help museum staff and Alex Holley, co-host of “Good Day Philadelphia” on FOX 29, create school supply kits that will provide books and supplies such as pens, pencils, crayons, copy papers, hand sanitizer and folders for Philadelphia school students. 

Two of a Kind Performance
11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Sing along with “Two of a Kind,” the award-winning, husband-wife duo. The performance will encourage audience participation through songs, sign language, movement, and stories.

 “I Have a Dream” Speech
12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Join a diverse ensemble of local actors and students from local colleges for a live, passionate reading of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous  “I Have a Dream” speech.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his Legacy
10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Learn about Dr. King’s vision of himself as an agent of service and discover ways to serve your community. 

Craft Activity Tables
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Create “I Have a Dream” mobiles all about your dreams for your community, the country and the world.

Day of Service Story Corner 
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Story Corner is designed to engage our youngest visitors with the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., featuring beloved books such as Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan.

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