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Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Kickoff – Canceled

Jan 17, 2022
9:30 am  -  1:00 pm
This program has been canceled.

Support the community by participating in a service project on MLK Day. After an outdoor kickoff in the morning, volunteer opportunities will be provided offsite with partners throughout the city. While at the Museum, visitors may self-tour Afro-American Images 1971: The Vision of Percy Ricks (proof of vaccination and masks required inside the Museum). Registration required. Dress for outdoor activities and cleanup.

9:30 am – 10:30 am Outdoor kick off celebration at the Museum. Performances by Jea Street, Jr. and Wilmington Childrens’ Chorus. Remarks by State Senator Elizabeth Lockman and State Representative Sherry Dorsey.

10:30 am Depart to Volunteer Sites

11 am – 1 pm Volunteer Activities at:
Westside Grows – Outdoor community clean up along the United Way Bridge (Adams Street).
Teen Warehouse (1121 Thatcher St., Wilmington) – Outdoor community street clean up.
One Village Alliance (31 W 31st St, Wilmington) – Community service projects and mentorship program for Raising Kings Week.

10:30 am – 1 pm Museum and Afro American Images 1971: The Vision of Percy Ricks open. Proof of vaccination required for indoor adult visitors.

Organizers & Sponsors

In partnership with One Village Alliance, Westside Grows, The Teen Warehouse, 302gunsdown, and Guerrilla Republik.