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Kids have peace march, music and “I Have a Dream” rendition

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. dreamed for us to live in a world where we would “not be judged by the color of [our] skin, but by the content of [our] character.” In honor of that dream, the Children’s Museum of Houston celebrated the legacy of Dr. King for the 20th annual celebration, kicking off with a peace march at noon.

 SPECIAL EVENTS:

  • Spirit of Sankofa Chorale: Will sing African American spirituals.
  • Gardere Oratory Speech Recital: Listen to uplifting, winning words.
  • Peace March Led by Kid’s Committee: March down Kid’s Hall in celebration of civil rights.
  • “I Have a Dream Speech” Rendition: Listen to the speech that changed history.
  • Young Harmonies of Houston: Get moving to the inspirational sounds of this choir.

 

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES:

  • Peace Plates: Create a “peace” of art at Alexander Art Academy.
  • Dream Clouds: Share your dreams for changing the world at Junktion.
  • Peace Doves: Make a world symbol of peace at
  • Star Promise: Take the pledge to be kind and fair at
  • What Color is My World: Explore African American scientific contributions at Science Station.

WHEN:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration, Jan. 18, 2016 (Peace March begins at noon)

WHERE:

Children’s Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz St., Houston, TX 77004

MUSEUM HOURS:

  • MLK DAY SPECIAL HOURS: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Special MLK Day admission: $5 per person. Children under one and Members receive free admission.
  • For more information, visit www.cmhouston.org or call (713) 522-1138.