PLAYDATE! MLK Day
January 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
898 St. Nicholas Ave at 155th street Harlem/Upper Manhattan
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Join a free fun-filled family day featuring art-making, storytelling, music and more celebrating the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Visit artist-in-residence Lina Puerta at her studio where she will be available to talk about her work and what she is creating.
At 1 pm, resident storyteller Flor Bromley shares magical, interactive stories. A 3 pm, celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s reflective and inspiring sermon The Drum Major Instinct through art-making, a children’s book reading and inter-generational program exploring oral histories, spoken word, and basic American Sign Language expressions facilitated by Pickney Productions and the Significant Elders.
Hear amazing stories filled with virtues like Courage, Grace, Humility and Love. Sing along, dance and even play musical instruments.
Join an animated, passionate and imaginative storytime will make you dance, sing, learn a new routine, and explore the world through big themes sensibly curated for little visitors.
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