Friday, 18 January 2019 15:26

City Events: Martin Luther King Celebration Weekend

Friday, Jan. 18 

The 4th Annual Dr. King Challenge, Win and Place Room, at The Holiday Inn, 232 Broadway.  7 p.m.
Opening Reception, light finger foods and cash bar.  8- 10 p.m. - Micro-performances in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., expressing the critical, "in-our-face" realities of our time - by regional performance artists, followed by dancing to the world jazz beat sound of Heard.

Saturday, Jan. 19

Caffé Lena, 47 Phila St. -   3 p.m. “Shout It Out!” with Garland Nelson. A historical, interactive African-American musical experience; 5 p.m.
Yaddo Presents: "Empowering Artists of Color" A Conversation with Kima Jones; 7:30 p.m. Creative Action Unlimited: a 40-minute staged reading performed by a cast of women who share their personal experience with issues of race, class and gender.  

Sunday, Jan. 20

Workshop:  Equity, Inclusion, and Understanding Implicit Bias with Ray Anderson, 2 -p.m. at Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St.

Aretha Franklin Tribute and The Heavenly Echoes, 7 p.m. at The Parting Glass, 40 Lake Ave.

Monday, Jan. 21

Day of Service Volunteer Project, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Dutcher Community Room, Saratoga Springs Public Library.

CommUnity Celebration with Special Guest Artist/Activist Daryl Davis, 2 p.m. at Presbyterian New England Congregational Church, 24 Circular St.

An Evening of Music and Conversation with Daryl Davis, 7:30 p.m. at Caffe Lena. Tickets $15, to benefit MLK Saratoga. Advance purchase recommended for this event.

Events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. For more information, go to: https://www.mlksaratoga.org/celebration/

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