Things To Do In Atlanta With Kids This Weekend, Jan 17th — Jan 21st, 2019 + BONUS MLK Day Activities - Kid 101

Things To Do In Atlanta With Kids This Weekend, Jan 17th — Jan 21st, 2019 + BONUS MLK Day Activities

The March to 20Hundred Thousand Books: A Children’s March for Literacy

Dress up as your favourite character from your favourite book and join others on this fun family march as we take to the streets to shed light on the epidemic of illiteracy and its proximal side effects on our society. Let’s empower children to reclaim their narratives, tell their own stories and get excited about reading! It is a free event. Registration is required at https://www.empoweredreaders.org/.

When: Sat, January 19, 2019, from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Where: Turner Field (Gold Lot), 755 Hank Aaron Way, Atlanta, GA 30315

Contact: nicole@empoweredreaders.org

 

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. 90th Birthday Celebration

Join for a History & Culture trip to Atlanta, GA to celebrate the 90th birthday of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929). The highlight of the trip will be visits to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, which includes MLK’s boyhood home, the Ebenezer Baptist Church, the King Center, and the Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King tomb. The trip will take place during MLK weekend: Friday, January 18 – Monday, January 21, 2019. While in Atlanta there will be opportunities to visit many other noteworthy historical and cultural attractions including the High Museum of Art, the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum. A free event suitable event for all age groups. Registration required at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/martin-luther-king-jr-90th-birthday-celebration-in-atlanta-january-2019-tickets-41201936100?aff=ebdssbdestsearch#tickets. Guests of this trip are fully responsible for their own travel plans, and participate at their own risk. The event organizers are not liable for any situations that arise related to this program. Feel free to join for any or all of these events – arrive and depart whenever you like. The hours are High Museum of Art Friday: 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm, Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park & The King Center Saturday: 8:00 am, National Center for Civil and Human Rights Saturday: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, The King Center & The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park Sunday: 8:45 am, Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum Sunday: 2:45 pm – 4:45 pm

When: January 18 – 21

Where: various locations.

Contact: 202-821-6325 (text only) / rkelleman@yahoo.com

 

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