Want to honor the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with your family this weekend? Try one of these activities in and around Boston on Monday, January 16.
Rock out with your family at this all-ages, sensory-friendly kids’ musical show.
Where: Temple Shalom, 175 Temple Street, West Newton
When: 10:30 a.m.
Listen to the Boston Children’s Choir perform a gospel-themed chorus inspired by Dr. King.
Where: Jordon Hall at New England Conservatory, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston
When: 7 p.m.
Come in for a morning of traditional drumming and dancing from Mali and Guinea.
Where: JFK Presidential Library and Museum, Columbia Point, Boston
When: 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Honor the legacy of Dr. King and make your own doll featuring cultures from around the world.
Where: Artbeat Creativity Store & Studio, 212A Mass Ave., Arlington
When: All day
Spend the day volunteering with your children creating STEM education tools for Boston youth. Younger children can help with decorating bookmarks.
Where: Boston Latin School, 78 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston
When: 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Part of the Belmont Family Film Festival, this hour-long film for children ages 5 and up brings to life five books about Dr. King and those who were connected to him.
Where: Brattle Theater, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge
When: 10:30 a.m.
Celebrate Dr. King and diversity with hands-on activities. Kids can help with a community art project.
Where: Children’s Museum of Easton, 9 Sullivan Avenue, North Easton
When: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Hear the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras perform a free concert in honor of Dr. King.
Where: The Great Hall at Faneuil Hall, Boston
When: 1 p.m. (doors open at noon)