Monday, January 15, 11 AM - 3 PM
Offsite Event at Grace Reformed Church of Flatbush
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Storytelling and Music Event
Hosted by the Prospect Lefferts Gardens Neighborhood Association
Featuring Mahogany Browne, author of Black Girl Magic, and other artists
Begun in 2011 and entirely run by volunteers, including local high school students and college students from Medgar Evers College and LIU Brooklyn, this annual gathering celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and fosters literacy and awareness of the Civil Rights Movement among youth and their families in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. This year's event features a book presentation by author Mahogany Browne of her new children's book Black Girl Magic, as well as music performances and activities and crafts for children, along with a complimentary lunch at 12 noon. All performances and activities are free and open to the public. Doors open at 10:45 AM; book sales provided by Greenlight Bookstore. Click here for more information.
Grace Reformed Church of Flatbush is located at 1800 Bedford Ave. (between Lincoln Rd. & Lefferts Ave.)