Honor Martin Luther King’s legacy at Farmington Hills event

Farmington area residents are invited to a free, day-long event January 15 to honor the legacy of civil rights activist Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr Celebration

Here’s the schedule of activities at the Farmington Community Library Main Library, 32737 W. 12 Mile Rd. in Farmington Hills:

Jon Aldred for Farmington Hills City Council
  • 10:30 a.m. – Make peace signs in Main Library Browsing Room
  • 11:15 a.m. – March along 12 Mile
  • 11:45 a.m. – Hear from community officials
  • 12 p.m. – Keynote Speaker Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur: “Why does MLK matter in the 21st Century?”
  • 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Make valentines for area seniors (Conference Room A)
  • 1 p.m. – Hear from community officials
  • 1:15 p.m. – Performance from the Warner Middle School Choir
  • 2:15 p.m. – Wild Swan Theater presents Under the African Sky
  • 3:30 p.m. – Poetry with Ber-Henda Williams
  • 4 p.m. – Performance from Harrison High School Dance Company
  • 5:30 p.m. – Dinner and a movie: enjoy pizza while watching a film, a discussion panel will follow

There will also be a Volunteer Opportunities Fair from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. and crafts in the Children’s program room from 1 p.m.-7 p.m.

Learn more at farmlib.org.

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