Weekly Blueprint

Hello everyone, I hope you're enjoying a lovely weekend! It's been a very good one here, and I'm sharing the Weekly Blueprint early because there are a lot of options for tomorrow, including programming in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. There's a link for service projects below, and also, check out this collection of ideas for engaging kids in volunteerism, 8 ways to declutter for good, and 8 ways to donate winter gear to kids in need.

January 19: Design, build, and explore a mini city constructed completely out of cardboard. (Acton)

January 19: Celebrate MLK by creating a child of the world doll. (Arlington)

January 19: Belmont World Film Festival celebrates Dr. King. (Arlington)

January 19:  An open house at the MFA in honor of MLK Jr Day. (Boston)

January 19: Special access to the Children’s Museum for some very special kids. (Boston)

January 19: Celebrate the life and leadership of Martin Luther King Jr. (Boston)

January 19: Enjoy music and hear distinguished leaders speaking Dr. King’s words. (Boston)

January 19: Learn more about zoo careers and conservation. (Boston)

January 19: Help create a community art mobile as a reminder of MLK Jr’s dreams. (Easton)

January 19: Pajama party concert with SteveSongs. (Lexington)

January 19: Ivy and Bean the musical. (Newton)

January 19: Josh and the Jamtones MLK Day bash and DVD release party. (Newton)

January 19: Honor Dr. King’s memory with service projects. (Various locations)

January 19: Family hike to Little Prospect Hill. (Waltham)

January 19: Learn about the year round bird residents of the Charles River. (Waltham)

January 19: Stamp activities, stamp scavenger hunts and design your own Dr. King stamps. (Weston)

January 20: Hop aboard the rockin’ railroad. (Wellesley)

January 21: Food for Thought Film Series: Y.E.R.T (Harvard)

January 21: Fill your day with art and play. (Lincoln)

January 23: A festival of music, stories, plays and activities promoting financial literacy. (Boston)

Image credit: Museum of African American History

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