12th Annual Lafayette MLK March for Peace and Celebration
When: January 16th 12-3:30pm (the march starts at 1:30pm)
Where: Angevine Middle School (1150 W. South Boulder Rd.) to Bob L. Burger Rec Center (111 W. Baseline Rd.)
Who: Anyone can participate, it’s free!
There will be refreshments, art and service projects, and live entertainment. At the beginning there will be interactive art project called “UNITY” that will celebrate our diversity. The Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee will be passing out 250 free t-shirts, so keep an eye out for those.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Youth Day of Service
When: January 14th 12:30-4pm
Where: Local Community Agencies
Who: Ages 14-18
They will be volunteering at multiple local community agencies. Visit www.yoab.org to register
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in Boulder
When: January 16th 11am-7:30pm
Where: Courthouse on Pearl Street
Who: Anyone can participate!
This event will be kicked off with a rally and a march in front of the Courthouse on Pearl Street. There will be activities throughout the whole, that you can come and go to. The first one is the Participatory workshop that will look into the civil rights movement. The next one is Norma Johnson performing her poems about race and racism. Next, there will be a Peers Building Justice event where participants will be exploring through arts, video, and poetry the themes of racial justice. The last activity is an interactive workshop that honors the rights of Native Americans. Please visit here for more information and times on all activities.
Bob L. Burger Rec Center School’s Out Full Day Program
When: January 16th 7:30am-6pm
Where: Bob L. Burger Rec Center (111 W. Baseline Rd.)
Who: Kids only
There will be a full day of FUN on the day off from school. Kids are going to explore and play with arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games, field trips, swimming, and other great adventures. The kids will be there all day long, so make sure you send them with a non-perishable lunch, along with snacks for the morning and afternoon, and a drink.
YMCA Boulder Valley Teen Day of Service
When: January 16th Time is TBA
Where: Silver Creek High School in Longmont & Longmont Youth Center
Who: Ages 11-16, it’s free!
At the Sliver Creek High School the kids will listen to people who actually marched and protested with Martin Luther King Jr. tell their stories and get insight on this amazing day. Then the kids will get to visit the art exhibit in the school and look at all the cool art work. Afterward, they will be bused to the Longmont Youth Center. This is where they will eat lunch, please send them with their own non-perishable lunch to eat. To end the day off, they will work on their service project – a mural. The mural will be about the five principles of community: celebration, education, tribute, service, and solidarity.
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