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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Festival
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Join Woodmere for a day of commemorating Dr. King and other civil rights heroes, and participate in the following activities: Artmaking and Storytelling | Noon - 2pm Listen to stories about Dr. King and others who fought for freedom and civil rights, and create an art project commemorating these American heroes. Denise Valentine, Storyteller | 3pm Denise Valentine pays tribute to the messages of Dr. King and performs traditional folktales and songs that illustrate the importance of family, community, and good character. Her stories are flavored with colorful people, talking animals, humor, suspense and action, all brought to life with music and movement. Letter Writing Project | Ongoing Philly Children's March (PCM) brings to life the words and activism of Dr. King to inspire children and their families to write letters to Philadelphia Mayor James Kenney. PCM is an interracial network of families talking, playing, and rising up for racial justice.