Weekly Blueprint

Happy Sunday everyone! I'm dropping the Weekly Blueprint early in case you're looking to shore up plans for the day off tomorrow. This roundup includes lots of wonderful events and service opportunities in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. (also, check out these civil rights movement books for kids for reading inspiration). Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

January 20: Celebrate the lives of MLK and Nelson Mandela through music and dance. (Boston)

January 20: Help create a community art mobile to commemorate the life and legacy of MLK Jr. (Easton)

January 20: Add your dreams to the MLK Dream Tree. (Acton)

January 20: Pay tribute to MLK by learning more about those who fought to abolish slavery in the 19th century. (Sturbridge)

January 20: 13 ways to make MLK Day a day ON by volunteering. (Various locations)

January 20: More MLK Day service opportunities at three MA Audubon locations. (Various locations)

January 20: Special guests from Disney on Ice celebrate the day off at the Frog Pond. (Boston)

January 20: Skate for a cause in Kendall Square. (Cambridge)

January 20: Live performances from the Mamadou West African Band. (Boston)

January 20: Be the Drumlin Farm caretaker for a day. (Lincoln)

January 20: You don’t even have to get out of your jammies for this SteveSongs concert. (Lexington)

January 20: Jason Bishop magic show. (Newton)

January 20: The final day of the world family film festival. (Belmont)

January 21: A nutty celebration for squirrel appreciation day. (Marshfield)

January 22: Artfull play. (Lincoln)

January 23: Old McDrumlin had a farm. (Lincoln)

January 24: The legendary Harvard Square Chocolate Festival kicks off. (Cambridge)

January 24: Storytime at the Curious George store. (Cambridge)

January 24: Family autism night at the museum. (Easton)

Image credit: Martin Luther King quote via Digital Things on Etsy 

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