INFO BELOW for EVENTS RESCHEDULED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER!


— 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!
Saturday, March 09
Unitarian Universalist Congregation

Heavenly Echoes perform with an audience member

Heavenly Echoes perform with an audience member

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!)


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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 The Heavenly Echoes (bring your dancing shoes!)



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.