— 2019 —
DR. KING CELEBRATION WEEKEND

• Saratoga Springs, NY •

Friday January 18 - MOnday January 21, 2019

Respect is the key.
... When two enemies are talking, they’re not fighting ... it’s when the talking ceases, that the ground becomes fertile for violence — so keep the conversation going.
— Daryl Davis, Race Specialist

Friday, Jan. 18 - Invite -

Scrambled performing @ 2018 DKC

Scrambled performing @ 2018 DKC

The 4th Annual Dr. King Challenge
Win and Place Room
The Holiday Inn, 232 Broadway
Reservations Requested
FREE & Open to the Public …
donations always welcomed!

7:00 pm - 7:45 pm: Opening Reception
Light finger foods and cash bar

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Program
An energizing evening of powerful micro-performances in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., expressing the critical, "in-our-face" realities of our time - by regional performance artists, followed by dancing to the world jazz beat sound of HEARD!

Saturday, January 19 - Ignite -

Garland Nelson

Garland Nelson

“SHOUT IT OUT!” with Garland Nelson
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Caffé Lena, 47 Phila Street

A historical, interactive African-American musical experience.

Kima Jones. Photograph by Oriana Koren

Kima Jones. Photograph by Oriana Koren

YADDO PRESENTS:
“Empowering Artists of Color”
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Caffé Lena, 47 Phila Street

Creative powerhouse and Yaddo artist Kima Jones has revolutionized how books by writers of color, especially women, are received by the world. Join us for a discussion about bringing marginalized voices forward.

Creative Action Unlimited

Creative Action Unlimited

POSTPONED - TBA

“OUR NOW” — presented by
Creative Action Unlimited

7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Caffé Lena, 47 Phila Street

A 40-minute staged reading performed by a cast of women who share their personal experience with issues of race, class and gender during these politically contentious times.

Sunday, January 20 - ORGANIZE -

Ray Anderson

Ray Anderson

RESCHEDULED!
Sunday, March 03rd
SS Public Library

WORKSHOP: Equity, Inclusion, and Understanding Implicit Bias
with Ray Anderson (Equal Opportunity Trainer)

An interactive and informative workshop that will define these terms and explore how they show up in our daily lives.

2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Dutcher Room, Saratoga Springs Public Library
49 Henry Street, Saratoga Springs

RESCHEDULED!
Community Celebration, Dinner & Dance
Saturday, March 09
Unitarian Universalist Congregation

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Aretha Franklin Tribute and The Heavenly Echoes
at the
CommUNITY CELEBRATION, DINNER & DANCE
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation
624 Broadway, Saratoga Springs

4:00 pm CommUNITY Celebration, including Aretha: Pride, Activism and Respect
5:00 pm CommUNITY Dinner (bring a dish to share!)
6:00 pm CommUNITY Dance with the Heavenly Echoes (bring your dancing shoes!)

 

Monday, January 21 - UNITE -

Day of Service Volunteer Project

Day of Service Volunteer Project

POSTPONED - TBA

Day of Service:
CommUnity Building through Community Service Volunteer Projects
9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Registration at 9:15 am,
Dutcher Community Room
Saratoga Springs Public Library
49 Henry Street

RESCHEDULED!
Wednesday, Feb. 27th
Presbyterian New England Congregational Church

Daryl Davis, musician/author/race specialist, with Klan member

Daryl Davis, musician/author/race specialist, with Klan member


Keynote: DARYL DAVIS
“Klan We Talk?: A Black Man’s Influential Conversations with White Supremacists

7:00 pm
Presbyterian New England Congregational Church
24 Circular Street, Saratoga Springs
Free & Open to the Public (donations always welcomed!)



Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
— Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.