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MLK Jr Family Festival
January 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmFREE
Children and families will be inspired by the words of activism of Dr. King and the work of many who fought for freedom and civil rights. Join us for art making, storytelling, music, and performances.
Noon-4:00 p.m. Philly Children’s March Children and their families are invited to draw inspiration from Dr. King’s themes, words, and activism to write letters to Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney. The Philly Children’s March is an interracial network of families talking, playing, and rising up together for racial justice.
Noon-2:30 p.m. Artmaking and Storytelling. Listen to stories about Dr. King, Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges, Harriet Tubman, and many others who fought for freedom and civil rights; then create an art project commemorating these American heroes.
2:30 p.m. Performance by Nia Eubanks-Dixon. Join professional dancer and storyteller Nia Eubanks-Dixon in an interactive performance of storytelling dance, theatre, and dialogue.