MLK Day 2020 Events

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There are several events happening in Flint honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Flint Public Library

Commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a full day of free activities that emphasize identity, unity, and community engagement at the Flint Public Library and the Flint Institute of Arts. At 2pm, Communities First, Inc. President Glenn Wilson hosts a program at the Flint Public Library that begins with speaker Inez Brown, City Clerk of Flint. The festivities continue with musical guest The Spiritual Wonders and a presentation by the Delta Gamma Kudos, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa.

 

Flint Institute of Arts

Visit the FIA before or after the library programming! The galleries open at 10am, with free admission for all visitors. At 4pm, experience a step performance from the Institute of R.H.Y.M.E.S. Men of Excellence in the FIA’s Isabel Hall. Drop in to the FIA Art School from 3–5pm, where participants can create a family-friendly artwork that reflects the contributions of Dr. King. Free and open to the public.

 

MLK Day at the Flint Children’s Museum

The Flint Children’s Museum will be open with special hours in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Kids can participate in a number of arts and craft activities like decorating a doll in exchange for a fun prize! 10am-5pm. General admission of $6 per person or free for members. For more information visit: http

 

University of Michigan-Flint MLK Day 2020

The University of Michigan Flint has been honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day by holding a Day of Service since 1995. The campus community is encouraged to volunteer at numerous sites during the day, including at Whaley’s Children Center, North End Soup Kitchen, Carriage Town Ministries, United Way, The Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village, YWCA of Greater Flint, My Brother’s Keeper, King Karate, Joy Tabernacle, Habitat for Humanity, and Crossover Downtown Outreach Ministry. There is also a blood drive scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University Center Happenings Room.

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