Looking for free ways to celebrate Martin Luther King Day on Jan 18 in Chicago? Bring your family and children to the Chicago History Museum for a free celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his messages of peace and justice. The free program begins at 10:30 a.m. with Dr. King, an Educated Man, presented by the Roots Theatre Ensemble. At 12:30 p.m., the Chicago Chamber Choir will perform Precious Lord: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., followed by LaRoyce Hawkins re-enacting “I Have a Dream” at 1:45 p.m. Kids crafts activities will happen throughout the day.
Free; no reservations required.
Monday, January 18, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.