Looking for Things to Do to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday Weekend?
Check out these great activities in Boston for Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend 2012. This information courtesy of Paul Phillips, from the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau, for more great visitor information, go to www.bostonusa.com.
Saturday January 14 at 7:30pm
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday Gospel Concert
The Cambridge Community Chorus along with the Harlem Gospel Choir will host its annual “Joyful Noise” concert at Harvard University’s Sanders Theatre in Cambridge.
Monday January 16
41st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Breakfast
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Breakfast, sponsored by the Union United Methodist Church and St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church, will feature keynote speaker. More than 1,200 people are expected to attend, including civic, business and religious leaders from across the state Boston Convention & Exhibition Center 7am-11am 617-954-2000
Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Old Sturbridge Village
“Honoring a Slave Heroine: The Mumbert Story”. The museum is offering special programs for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, featuring storyteller and Museum educator Tammy Denease.
Open House at the Museum of Fine Arts
Special events for Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday include: poetry slam, a concert by the Twelfth Baptist Church of Roxbury Gospel Church of Roxbury and a screening of “The Untold Story: Civil Rights, and Human Rights”.
City of Boston Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. at 1pm
Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events, the Museum of African American History, Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra present: A Day of Service and Celebration in Honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., featuring spoken tributes, a moving selection of classical music, spirituals and freedom songs at Faneuil Hall.
8th Annual Choral Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.at 7pm
The Boston Children’s Chorus presents “From a Child’s Mind at Jordan Hall. Tickets are $25-$45 for the evening concert and $15 for the afternoon dress rehearsal.
Coretta Scott enrolled at the New England Conservatory of Music to develop her singing voice and she graduated in 1954. It was in Boston that she met Martin Luther King, Jr. while he was studying at Boston University, they were married on June 18, 1953.
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