Children at Work 1.11.16 - 1.15.16
Celebrate Martin Luther King Day
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Monday, Jan. 18th
Starts at 150 W. 85th St.
Manhattan Country School eighth-graders will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by taking to the streets of Manhattan to speak out about what they consider to be the most pressing civil rights issues of their time. The theme of this year’s march is “The Unarmed Truth,” inspired by King’s Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech.
10:30 AM, Monday, Jan. 18th
BAM presents the 30th annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., New York City’s largest public celebration of the great civil rights leader. This year’s main event features a keynote address by prominent intellectual, professor, author, and radio host Michael Eric Dyson, with musical performances by Kimberly Nichole and The Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir.
Brooklyn Children's Museum
The Brooklyn Children's Museum celebrates MLK throughout the three-day weekend with interactive activities that explore peace, empathy and togetherness.
A list of different volunteer opportunities for MLK day, including some family-friendly ones for people of all ages.
This Week's Learning
Our Trip to the Pet Store
A New Friend in Our Community
While this is still a bit far off, if you're around during mid-winter break, let us know if you would like to take Bill home to live with you for the week! He is very low maintenance and fun.
Next week, children will culminate the nonfiction unit by sharing what they prepared with kindergarten students. The kids are excited to share what they learned!
Next Week's Events
Trip to the American Museum of Natural History on Friday, January 22nd
We are still looking for 1-2 more family members to accompany us to the museum. Please let us know if you can join us!