Offsite (Grace Reformed Church of Flatbush):
Monday, January 20, 11 AM - 3 PM
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Storytelling and Music Event
Hosted by the Prospect Lefferts Gardens Neighborhood Association
Featuring Sharee Miller, Anastasia Higginbotham, and others
Begun in 2011, 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 story time with Sharee Miller, the author and illustrator of Princess Hair and Don’t Touch My Hair! and a presentation from Anastasia Higginbotham, author of Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness. The day also includes a drumming workshop with Andrew Drury of Continuum Culture & Arts and music by local acapella group Numillennium 4, along with a complimentary lunch at 12:30 PM. All performances and activities are free and open to the public.
Doors open at 10:45 AM. See more information or register for the event on the EventBrite page.
Grace Reformed Church of Flatbush is located at 1800 Bedford Ave (between Lincoln Rd & Lefferts Ave).