This article originally appeared in TGSL on January 13th 2022

Celebrated on the third Monday in January, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service that celebrates the life and legacy of the civil rights leader.Each year on this day, individuals across the country volunteer with the goal of making a positive impact in the community. With this in mind, many organizations in our area are hosting events to commemorate Dr. King. Whether you decide to help clean up a park, become a mentor, help someone struggling, or join a discussion to learn more, there are numerous events scheduled across the tri-state area to keep the memory and legacy of MLK alive.

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum, located at 145 Brooklyn Avenue (Brooklyn), is hosting events throughout the weekend and Monday to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Interactive performances, protest marches, community art programs and volunteer projects are scheduled.

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