Posts tagged "Martin Luther King Day"

Meet "Bud, Not Buddy" author Christopher Paul Curtis on Martin Luther King Day

Meet "Bud, Not Buddy" author Christopher Paul Curtis on Martin Luther King Day
You know that your kids are off school on Monday, January 21st for Martin Luther King Day, right? So what's the plan? Don't worry, I've got one for you -- and it is educational! And free! On Monday, January 21, 2013, Chicago Children's Theatre (CCT) invites families to meet Christopher Paul Curtis, author of Bud, Not Buddyat the Chase Auditorium, 10 S. Dearborn St. in downtown Chicago. Curtis is visiting Chicago for the opening weekend of Chicago Children's Theatre's newest production, a live stage adaptation of his book Bud, Not Buddy. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet Curtis, one of the most prolific African American writers of contemporary children's literature today and author of the only book to win both the Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Author Award. This free event includes a Q&A with Curtis introduced by Chicago Children's Theatre Artistic Director Jacqueline Russell, co-moderated by Talia Garg (12) and Olivia Garg (10). Curtis will meet fans and sign books after the discussion...

Martin Luther King Day at the Chicago History Museum

Martin Luther King Day at the Chicago History Museum
I know that it feels like your children just returned to school after many, many days off, but next Monday is another day off for those lucky kiddies.Have you made plans yet? If not, I wanted share info on an event that sounds really interactive and interesting. In honor of Martin Luther King Day, the Chicago History Museum is hosting a celebration of Dr. King’s life and legacy with music, crafts and family activities. MLK day at the Museum lasts from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on January 16, 2012. This event is free for Museum members and all Illinois residents...

Martin Luther King Day activities for kids

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is just around the corner – Monday, January 18th to be exact. Just in case you haven’t had a good look at your calendar lately, let me remind you that your kids are likely off of school for the day. What to do? What to do? Luckily for you, there... Read more »
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