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Bruce Museum Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. with Family Day, Donation Drive

Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Day at Bruce Museum on Monday, January 20 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by creating artwork inspired by Dr. King’s values of compassion, love, courage, and forgiveness. Live performances by Karima A. Robinson, Ph.D., (shown here) at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm of “A So-Long Journey: The Early Years of Phillis Wheatley.” Wheatley was the first published African American woman poet and a leading figure in the early Abolitionist movement.
 
Free admission, no pre-registration required. Learn more here.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Donation Drive Saturday - Monday, January 18 - 20 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., the Bruce Museum will also host a donation drive, Saturday through Monday, January 18 - 20, in partnership with Filling in the Blanks.

Requested donation items for children in preschool through high school to bring to the Bruce Museum:

  • New Full-Size Backpacks
  • New Hats, Gloves, or Socks

Filling in the Blanks was founded by mothers and community activists, Shawnee Knight and Tina Kramer, who created the nonprofit as a way to marry their loves of community, children, food and charity. In 2013, Knight and Kramer created Filling in the Blanks which has now expanded to include 27 schools throughout Fairfield and Westchester Counties and has delivered over 130,000-weekend meals to children in low-income households.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Donation Drive
Saturday - Monday, January 18 - 20
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
 
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., the Bruce Museum will also host a donation drive, Saturday through Monday, January 18 - 20, in partnership with Filling in the Blanks.
 
Requested donation items for children in preschool through high school to bring to the Bruce Museum:
 
 
New Full-Size Backpacks
New Hats, Gloves, or Socks
 
Filling in the Blanks was founded by mothers and community activists, Shawnee Knight and Tina Kramer, who created the nonprofit as a way to marry their loves of community, children, food and charity. In 2013, Knight and Kramer created Filling in the Blanks which has now expanded to include 27 schools throughout Fairfield and Westchester Counties and has delivered over 130,000-weekend meals to children in low-income households.

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