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15+ Ideas for Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day With Your Kids

Martin Luther King Jr. Day always creeps up on me. After the frenzy of Christmas, this important commemorative holiday goes unnoticed at my house.

I have vowed to make this year different.

MLK Day Marade

Of course, the most obvious way to salute the legacy of Martin Luther King is at the annual MLK Day Marade. The combination march-and-parade starts at City Park (2100 Steele Street), where walkers will assemble on Monday, January 16, 2017 at 9 a.m. Go here for more information. 

Crafts and Activities

If you want to stay closer to home, I have compiled a list of easy activities and crafts you can do with your children.

*In honor of the gifts Dr. King gave our nation,