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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Chicago and the Tuskegee Airmen

    Chicago and the Tuskegee Airmen
    "If I can get up there, I'll help change things down here." — Unnamed student pilot at Tuskegee, Ala., eager for combat in World War II. In 1940, on the cusp of America's entry into World War II, the country had a serious shortage of experienced...
  • Regional Digest: West Wins Silver In Luge

    West Wins Silver In Luge Tucker West of Ridgefield, who competed in luge in the Olympics last year, won a silver medal at the World Junior National championships in Lillehammer Friday. It was West's final singles race as a junior. West, 19, became the...
  • 5 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the kids

    5 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the kids
    BLACK CREATIVITY AT THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY Art and science mix when the MSI kicks off its annual Black Creativity programming on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A chance to explore African-American genius, the events include innovation workshops...
  • Kids can see 'Selma' free at Frank Banko on Martin Luther King Day

    In honor of Martin Luther King Day, ArtsQuest is offering youth ages 17 and younger the opportunity to see the Oscar-nominated "Selma" for free at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks' Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas in Bethlehem. Free screenings are at 12:...
  • Delray's trolley follows holiday schedule on Monday

    Delray's trolley follows holiday schedule on Monday
    Delray's Downtown Roundabout trolley service will operate on holiday hours on Monday, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The free service, which runs along Atlantic Avenue from the Tri-Rail Station on South Congress Avenue to Ocean Boulevard,...
  • MLK Day Celebration Scheduled

    MLK Day Celebration Scheduled
    The Archer Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church will sponsor its annual community celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Windsor Town Hall's council chambers, 275 Broad St. The Rev. William Campbell, newly appointed pastor of...
  • Freebie Friday: Free events to entertain you this week

    Freebie Friday: Free events to entertain you this week
    Looking for free stuff to do this week? Here are a few things to entertain you.   Freebie Spotlight: Students can get free tickets to see "Selma."  Get the details here: thesent.nl/1sE2d5D   Woof!   Tomorrow morning, Jan. 17,  the first 20...
  • MLK Day: Historic prison plans readings of King's 1963 letter from jail

    MLK Day: Historic prison plans readings of King's 1963 letter from jail
    On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it's fitting that a former prison will present readings of historic words the civil rights leader wrote from a jail cell. The Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site in Philadelphia has scheduled daily readings this...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Obama in Remington, O'Malley's new book, new Inner Harbor arena plan

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Obama in Remington, O'Malley's new book, new Inner Harbor arena plan
    Good Morning, Baltimore: Here's what you need to know for Friday: WEATHER It will be partly sunny today with blustery winds out of the west northwest at 10 to 20 mph, with gusts over 30 mph. Temperatures will hit a daytime high of 42 and will fall...
  • Program offers 10,000 students chance to see 'Selma' for free

    Program offers 10,000 students chance to see 'Selma' for free
    Starting Friday, up to 10,000 Chicago high school students have the opportunity to see the film "Selma" free at one of nine theaters in the area. The initiative, organized by the nonprofit After School Matters, kicks off this weekend just before Martin...
  • New Britain Offices Will Close For MLK Day, But Museum Offers Special Program

    New Britain Offices Will Close For MLK Day, But Museum Offers Special Program
    NEW BRITAIN - Most municipal services will be suspended on Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. City hall, the schools, the public library downtown and the Manross branch will be closed Monday, and will reopen on a regular schedule...