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Martin Luther King Day

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  • CPS issues new school calendar

    CPS issues new school calendar
    Chicago Public Schools is again changing its school calendar, with classes beginning after Labor Day next school year. Last year, CPS moved to a single calendar for all schools and classes started Aug. 26. On Wednesday the school board approved a new...
  • Zac Efron's 'That Awkward Moment' likely to top 'Ride Along'

    During the quiet Super Bowl weekend, Zac Efron's new R-rated comedy, "That Awkward Moment," will likely sack "Ride Along" and Jason Reitman's new effort, "Labor Day."  Written and directed by first-timer Tom Gormican, the raunchy "That Awkward Moment,"...
  • 'Ride Along,' 'Frozen' fend off 'That Awkward Moment' at box office

    Two very different buddy comedies vied for the No. 1 spot at the box office over the weekend. Ice Cube and Kevin Hart's tough-talking cop romp "Ride Along" outgunned former Disney-bred teen idol Zac Efron's "That Awkward Moment" to emerge victorious...
  • Pirates take over Tampa for Gasparilla 2013

    Pirates take over Tampa for Gasparilla 2013
    Somewhere between Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the Super Bowl, some pirates find time to take over downtown Tampa for the annual Gasparilla pirate parade and street festival. Held on the last Saturday of January each year, more than 350,000 decended on...
  • City to end speed camera enforcement on holidays

    City to end speed camera enforcement on holidays
    Once it restarts its speed camera program, Baltimore City won’t issue any automated speeding tickets on major school holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving, transportation officials say. The new holiday policy is a change from the city’s...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
  • Speaker for Ellicott City MLK Day event taps her own learning experience

    Speaker for Ellicott City MLK Day event taps her own learning experience
    The Rev. Gertie T. Williams feels very much at home when she volunteers at the restored Ellicott City Colored School on Frederick Road. The Howard County native's ease in her surroundings is for good reason: From grades one through seven, she attended a...
  • The Ninth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Dance in New Haven

    The Ninth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Dance in New Haven
    Once a year, we take a day to honor Martin Luther King Jr. On that day for the past nine years, Connecticut Dance Alliance has presented a day-long celebration of King with master dance classes, followed by a performance celebrating some of the ideals...
  • Our Picks: More Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events

    Our Picks: More Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events
    17th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice: Jan. 20, noon-4 p.m.; Jan. 21, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 432-5050, peabody.yale.edu....
  • Community column, Havre de Grace, celebrating Dr. King's birthday, and others

    Coming up dear readers, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, Jan. 21, recognizing his birthday on Jan. 15. This day honors Rev. King's lifelong commitment to equality and unity. Schools and many offices will be closed. A recent addition to this...
  • Learn about current events

    Learn about current events
    Trib Nation offers a full schedule of civic-minded events and instructional classes. But it seemed to this daughter of two schoolteachers that it also made sense to combine the two into a current events class. So here’s a way to talk about current...