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January 19, 2015

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Today, Monday, January 19, With A Variety Of Events And Activities Throughout The City

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Today, Monday, January 19, With A Variety Of Events And Activities Throughout The City

“I have a dream…” Those words were immortalized by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. when he pronounced them on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963. Today, Monday, January 19, America celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. King on his birthday, honoring the man who spurred so much change in the world of […]

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January 16, 2015

Long Weekend Picks, Martin Luther King Day Edition: Special Programs At Museums, MLK Day Of Service Events, Free Admission Offers, Center City Restaurant Week Kicks Off, Free Music At Winterfest, Ben Franklin Birthday Events And More

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In celebration of the work of Martin Luther King, Jr., many Philadelphia attractions are set to honor his life and legacy with special events, free museum admission offers, service events and more all holiday weekend long. Not only does this weekend celebrate MLK, it also marks the 309th birthday of Benjamin Franklin — honor Philadelphia’s […]

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January 14, 2015

Roundup: A Guide To Martin Luther King Day Happenings And How To Spend The Long Weekend In Philly, January 16-19

Roundup: A Guide To Martin Luther King Day Happenings And How To Spend The Long Weekend In Philly, January 16-19

Honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a weekend of giving back and educational events in the name of his mission. For those looking to volunteer, the annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service returns for its 20th year and is the largest MLK Day event in […]

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January 14, 2015

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates Martin Luther King With A Full Weekend Of Events, January 16-19

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates Martin Luther King With A Full Weekend Of Events, January 16-19

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is honoring Martin Luther King Day with a variety of special programming all holiday weekend long — from Friday, January 16 through Monday, January 19. The festivities will kick off with Art After 5 on Friday, January 16 with a party inspired by the museum’s current exhibition, Represent: 200 Years […]

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January 13, 2015

The National Liberty Museum Celebrates Martin Luther King Day With Free Admission, Workshops And More, Monday, January 19

The National Liberty Museum Celebrates Martin Luther King Day With Free Admission, Workshops And More, Monday, January 19

A photo posted by dubgee (@dubgee) on Nov 9, 2014 at 10:32am PST Head to the National Liberty Museum in Old City for free admission, themed events, tours and more on Martin Luther King Day, January 19. The National Liberty Museum will celebrate Martin Luther King Day with free museum admission and a variety of […]

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January 5, 2015

The Philadelphia Orchestra Honors Martin Luther King Jr. With A Free Tribute Concert, Monday, January 19; Free Tickets Available Wednesday, January 7 At Noon

The Philadelphia Orchestra Honors Martin Luther King Jr. With A Free Tribute Concert, Monday, January 19; Free Tickets Available Wednesday, January 7 At Noon

Pay homage to Martin Luther King Jr. by taking in beautiful music as The Philadelphia Orchestra performs a free concert in his name on Monday, January 19 at Girard College Chapel. Conducted by The Philadelphia Orchestra’s dynamic music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, this year’s concert marks the 25th year of the orchestra’s Martin Luther King Jr. […]

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January 20, 2014

Commemorate Martin Luther King Day Today With A Variety Of Events And Activities Throughout The City

Commemorate Martin Luther King Day Today With A Variety Of Events And Activities Throughout The City

“I have a dream…” Those words were immortalized by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. when he pronounced them on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963. Today, Monday, January 20, America celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. King on his birthday, honoring the man who spurred so much change in the world of […]

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January 16, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In Philadelphia, Including Free And Discounted Admission To Some Of The City’s Popular Museums

Roundup: Our Picks For Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In Philadelphia, Including Free And Discounted Admission To Some Of The City's Popular Museums

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a man who promised and brought positive change to a nation, in a number of ways this week and weekend in Philadelphia. Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 20, is a day to honor the man who caused so much change in the world of civil rights. From orchestral […]

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January 14, 2014

The National Constitution Center Celebrates Martin Luther King Day With $5 Admission, Performances, Crafts And More, Monday, January 20

The National Constitution Center Celebrates Martin Luther King Day With $5 Admission, Performances, Crafts And More, Monday, January 20

Spend your day off at the National Constitution Center as it celebrates Martin Luther King Day with $5 admission, courtesy of The Macy’s Foundation, and a slew of themed family-friendly programming. On Monday, January 20, visit the National Constitution Center and take part in a variety of events honoring Dr. King and learn how to […]

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January 13, 2014

Eastern State Penitentiary Celebrates Martin Luther King Day With A Full Weekend Of Free Activities, January 18-20

Eastern State Penitentiary Celebrates Martin Luther King Day With A Full Weekend Of Free Activities, January 18-20

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King at Eastern State Penitentiary’s annual celebration of the man and his work. This weekend, from January 18 to 20, listen to professional actors read excerpts from his iconic text, Letter From Birmingham Jail. The free readings will occur at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on each day of […]

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