Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend with this at home quilting workshop or this songwriting workshop. Then you can check out everyone’s favorite puppets  and have a living room dance party. Scroll on for more fun weekend ideas for kids!

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Virtual Tour of USS Constitution

The crew of the USS Constitution will conduct a Facebook Live tour of the ship where you can ask questions in the comment section. Join in the fun and get up close and personal with Old Ironsides during this fun virtual tour. Event Details.

Habitot’s Early Childhood Safety Fair

Habitot’s Annual Early childhood Safety Campaign is going virtual! You won’t want to miss free funny and informative videos and kid-friendly puppet shows from safety experts, giveaways of toddler and preschool bicycle helmets, hand-crank radios, first aid kits and more! Event Details.

A Holiday Experience at Absurd Conclave

This segment of Euphoria is an interactive art experience that will stimulate your senses and fill your spirit with cheer and joy. Event Details.

Group Cooking Class with Colette

Cook gourmet gluten free, dairy intolerant, and nightshade intolerant foods in the comfort of your own kitchen. Event Details.

Family Art Collaboration: Snow Collages

Get into some wintery, messy fun with snow collages to celebrate the winter season! Shaving cream, glue, collage objects and cardboard will form the basis of these winter wonderlands. Event Details.

Instrument Discovery Days

Music Works faculty members will be demonstrating instruments and answering questions about virtual music lessons and telehealth music therapy. Event Details.

Living Room Dance Party

Social distancing got you feeling distant? Come together for a nationwide virtual dance party + benefit hosted DJ Mel in partnership with #DoStuffAtHome. Event Details.

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

Fans of the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre can enjoy their puppets from the comforts of home. Event Details.

Freedom Quilters of Gee Bend

In 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. visited the Gee’s Bend Community in rural Alabama, and the Freedom Quilting Bee was established. Create your own out of bountiful squares of fabric scraps, honoring Dr. King’s birthday and the inspiring women quilters of Gee’s Bend. Event Details.

Songwriting 101: MLK Day

Participants will share ideas and write an original song inspired by the Civil Rights Movement. Event Details.


There are tons more events on our calendar – be sure to check them out all week long!


–  Jesseca Stenson


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