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WDKX.com » Blog » Events To Celebrate The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Jan 21st 2013 5:33 am
Events To Celebrate The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Remembering MLK Through Speeches and Youth Activities: Humboldt
Recreation Center, 1045 Atlantic Ave. Jan 21, 1 to 3 p.m.

MLK/Civil Rights documentary viewing and discussion: Thomas P. Ryan Community Center, 530 Webster Ave., Jan. 21, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Participants will also have time to plan local service projects.

MLK 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, for ages 10 to 14: Adams Street Community Center, 85 Adams St. Jan. 21, 1 to 3 p.m.

MLK Word Search and Trivia Contest: South Avenue Community Center, 999 South Ave. Jan. 21, 2 to 3 p.m.

Essay Contest for Youth Ages 10 to 15: Carter Street Community Center, 500 Carter St. Jan. 21, 1 to 4 p.m. Theme will be "How you feel Dr. King has improved the lives of you and others." Refreshments will be given to participants and prizes will be awarded.

MLK Jr. Day of Service: Avenue D Community Center, 200 Avenue D, Jan. 21, noon to 4 p.m. Participants will volunteer at two senior-citizen facilities and organize a neighborhood clean up and peace rally. Activities will be followed by a pizza party and bingo with the seniors.

MLK 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, ages 10 to 14: Campbell Street Community Center, 524 Campbell St. Jan. 21, 1 to 3 p.m.

Skate to Commemorate: Manhattan Square Ice Rink, 353 Court St. Jan. 21, noon-1:50 p.m., 3: 40 p.m. Please arrive 20 minutes early to make sure you get your skates. Skate rentals are $3, and the $2 admission can be substituted with a donation of two non-perishable food items, new hygiene products and/or cleaning or household items.

Trip to the Rochester Museum and Science Center for the “First Steps to Freedom” Exhibit: Flint Street Community Center, 271 Flint St. Jan. 21, 1 to 4 p.m. Exhibit talks about Dr. King’s Contributions. Participants can also play African American Bingo and Black History Trivia.

Source: City of Rochester