Come on out on your day off and stitch with us!
(or just snuggle in the lounge with the Heinz…)
Check out these activities on Monday, January 17th in honor of MLK Day while you enjoy free parking at all meters in Old Town on Monday!
Ten Thousand Villages Fundraiser for the Black History Museum
915 King St
11 am–7 pm
In honor of the Martin Luther King birthday holiday, Ten Thousand Villages will donate 15 % of the sales on January 17 to the Black History Museum, 902 Wythe Street; 703-746-4356. www.alexblackhistory.org
MLK Poster Contest Awards and Movie
Alexandria City Government City Hall, 301 King St, Alexandria, VA
1 pm – 3 pm
Join the Alexandria Society for the Preservation of Black Heritage and the Alexandria Black History Museum as they honor the winners of the annual elementary school student competition. Awards program begins with a screening of the animated film “Our Friend Martin: An Adventure Inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr.” Artwork will be on exhibit in the Vola Lawson Lobby of City Hall through February 28.
Martin Luther King Jr. Family Activity
2701 Commonwealth Ave, Alexandria, VA 22305 (Mount Vernon Recreation Center)
3 pm – 6 pm
“Black and White Collage: Youth will create a collage using black and white paper to demonstrate and teach how neither black or white alone could have created an interesting picture, yet the two colors combined create interesting and unique patterns.”
“Milk–Carton Buses: Youth will have the opportunity to create school Buses out of milk carton boxes to depict the Montgomery Bus Strike. Youth will be able to re-create the various stages of the