Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday January 20, and there are several events and activities taking place in Kansas City that will help families in the metro learn more about the meaning of the holiday and celebrate its richness.
Wonderpalooza - MLK Day with Richard Pitts
Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City, 5700 King Street, Shawnee, KS
Celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. with the first Wonderpalooza event of the year. Storytelling, an African drumming performance, and wonderful museum exhibits will all be open. Learn more>>
A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (FREE)
Garrison Community Center , 1124 E. 5th Street, Kansas City, MO
Lift every voice and come celebrate the accomplishments of the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. There will be a reading of the poem “I Have a Dream,” music and refreshments. Come and remember one of history’s greatest leaders and figures. Learn more>>
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Special Kids Event (FREE)
U.S. Toy, 2008 W. 103rd. Terr., Leawood, KS
Enjoy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a special storytime and "I Have a Dream" craft. Learn more>>
MLK Jr. National Day of Service (FREE)
Olathe Public Library, 201 E Park, Olathe, KS 66061
Celebrate and Dr. King's birthday and honor his legacy by completing service projects for local nonprofit agencies. No registration required. Learn more>>
For more fun and meaningful ways to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., visit our Pinterest board for crafts, activities, and more.