Program, Days of Service in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. – Greeley Tribune

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — On January 17, the nation will celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. CBS3 collected information on a number of programs, campaigns and days of service in honor of the late civil rights leader.

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2022 Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend Celebration

The African-American Museum in Philadelphia will host virtually an entire weekend for Dr. King. This year’s theme is Grassroots and Grand Strategies. In-person events from January 15-16 will cost $2, while the actual holiday has free admission.

For more information on the weekend festivities, click Here,

Saturday, January. 15

Quote Distribution Campaign – Voice Community Economic Development Corporation

Voice of Prize Worldwide Ministries and Voice Community Economic Development Corp. will provide coats, blankets and clothing to those in need. It will take place on Saturday in the North Philadelphia Tioga community.

Distribution will take place at 3509 Old York Road.

Monday, January. 17

27th Annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Service Day

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philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenny, Pennsylvania US Sen. Bob Casey, Congressman Dwight Evans and other leaders will attend King’s Day of Service at Girard College. The event, one of the oldest and largest in the country, has a new theme this year: Combating Racism and Building Community, The five areas of focus include:

  • health justice
  • suffrage
  • gun violence
  • living wage jobs
  • early child literacy

The day will include lessons on food insecurity, as well as setting up food distribution centers across the city. COVID vaccination will also be available. it starts at 9 in the morning

Philadelphia Orchestra’s 32nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Concert

The Philadelphia Orchestra will honor Dr. King at the Kimmel Center on Monday at 1 p.m. Click Here To reserve tickets.

2022 MLK Day Family Event – Woodmere Art Museum

Museum and Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble to be held a virtual concert The program is free on Mondays from 2 pm to 3 pm.

National Constitutional Center

The National Constitutional Center offers free online educational programs throughout the month, but there are special events on Mondays. Admission is free, but you must Reserve a ticket.

Bartram’s Garden Martin Luther King Service Day

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Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. You can help Clean up the area and pick up the trash at Bartram’s Garden. Volunteers can also help clean the utensils before the spring season.