ml_kingRaising Citizens: Martin Luther King, Jr. Festival
Kids will learn and explore Martin Luther King’s legacy and his role in making a difference. As part of the event, kids will put on their creative hat and make a medal with their own promise to make a positive change in their community.
Children’s Museum of Manhattan
212 W. 83rd Street (212) 721-1223
http://www.cmom.org

Ninth Annual Martin Luther King Day, Jr. Day of Service Event – Monday, January 17

Why not involve your kids in helping others to celebrate Martin Luther King Day? generationon.org is a newly created youth service division of Points of Light institute and will be having hosting volunteers on January 17 day of service to carry on Dr. King’s legacy.
Monday, January 17
10am–1pm.
P.S. 57 James Weldon Johnson Leadership Academy
176 E 115th St
To Sign Up, call Josh Collins  @ 212-850-4170
http://www.generationon.org/global/big-happenings/mlk-2011

Spotlight: Coretta Scott King
The Brooklyn Children’s Museum has a creative craft event focusing on activist, iconic civil rights leader and wife of Martin Luther King , Jr. Kids will design a creative craft about the King family
Brooklyn Children’s Museum
145 Brooklyn Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11213
(718) 735-4400
http://www.brooklynkids.org/

King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery To Memphis – A Screening and Live Event

View a tribute documentary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s life from the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott to the his assisination in 1968. Screening begins at 3:00 p.m on Monday, January 17 only. Before or after the King screening, visit the newly renovated Museum of the Moving Image in Queens with it’s education center full of high-tech gadgets where the future Stephen Spielbergs of the world can create animated shorts. And of course, one can’t forget the rotating selection of old school video games that are sure to delight mom, dad, and the kids. Admission is free January 17, Martin Luther King Day.
The Museum of the Moving Image
35th Avenue at 37th Street
Astoria, Queens, NY
(718) 777-6888
movingimage.us