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Martin Luther King, Jr. Festival

Monday, January 18, 2010
10:00 AM–04:00 PM
Martin Luther King, Jr. Festival The Walters teams up with its Baltimore neighbors to celebrate the life and triumphs of one of our nation’s greatest heroes, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 
Special guests will pay tribute through theatrical performances and stories, and all ages will share their dreams, personal heroes, and peaceful testimonies through art projects, videos, and collaborative community activities!

10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Art Activities: Dream Trees & Megaphone Messages
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
- Collaborative art activity lead by the Youthdreamers
11:00 am - Karen's Fun House performing A Tribute to Dr. King and Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement
12:30 pm - Sparky and Rhonda Rucker performing Freedom is a Constant Struggle
3:00 pm - Wombworks performing A Tribute to Dr. King

For more information, contact 410-547-9000, ext. 300 or

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