January 12th - January 15th, 2018
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CELEBRATION WEEKEND


Friday, Jan. 12th - RESIST

*Opening Resistance Reception and Fundraiser for MLK Saratoga
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
JKB Theater Lobby, Skidmore College

Limited number of tickets for reception will be available at the door.
(limited tickets available!!)

Join us for hors d'oeuvres and refreshments catered by Lily and the Rose, with live entertainment by Azzaam Hameed. Proceeds enable MLK Saratoga to offer programs throughout the year that are free and open to the public.

The 3rd Annual Dr. King Challenge
FREE & Open to the Public
7:15 pm to 9:30 pm
JKB Theater, Skidmore College

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.

 

Saturday, January 13th - ENGAGE

YOUTHQUAKETeen Awareness Day
incl. Youth S
quared's "Trailblazing Volunteer" Training
CANCELED - to be rescheduled (due to weather)
Maple Ave. Middle School

 

CONTINUING THE WORK Seminars

Dismantling Racism:  Understanding Race and Privilege Workshop
Co-sponsored by Saratoga Unites
Facilitated by Jean Fei
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm, Dutcher Room
Saratoga Springs Public Library

Immigration & Human Rights:  The Case for Central America
Co-sponsored by Saratoga Immigration Coalition
Presented by Terry Diggory & Kevin O'Brien
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm, Dutcher Room
Saratoga Springs Public Library

America's Family Tree
Co-sponsored by Frederick Allen Lodge #609 and Mary A. Carter Temple #362
Presented by Sharon Leslie Morgan
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Frederick Allen Lodge
69 Beekman St., Saratoga Springs NY

 

Sunday, January 14th - ORGANIZE

Poor People's Campaign:
A National Call for Moral Revival

Co-sponsored by Presbyterian New England Congregational Church
Presentation and Discussion by Joe Paparone, Labor-Religion Coalition of NYS
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Presbyterian New England Congregational Church

CommUnity Dinner & Jamm
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm  Soul Food Dinner
Sponsored by Presbyterian New England Congregational Church


6:30 pm to 8:15 pm  Entertainment by The Heavenly Echoes
Presbyterian New England Congregational Church

 

Monday, January 15th - UNITE

CommUnity Building through Community Service: 
Volunteer Projects

9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Registration > 9:15 am, Dutcher Community Room
Saratoga Springs Public Library

Volunteers' Luncheon
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm, Dutcher Community Room
Saratoga Springs Public Library

CommUnity Celebration
Special Guest Artist-Activist: TAINA ASILI
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Saratoga Music Hall (above Town Hall)

 

*All events are FREE & open to the public, with the exception of the Friday's Opening Reception & Fundraiser ($50/person).


Our lives begin to end
the day we become silent
about things that matter.
— Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.