Saturday, January 15, 2011

MLK Day Around The Bay

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Dr. Martin Luther King is one of our great American heroes; he stood for equality for all people no matter what color they were. Dr. Martin Luther
King believed in serving his community. On this three day weekend MLK Day let’s honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in our community.
There are events around the Bay Area that you can check out. In San Francisco there are a number of things you can do.

At the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and Gardens at 701 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103 there is “Sustaining the Dream: Through Community and Service”. The Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103 they have activities for families and all ages. The Museum of the African Diaspora open free to the public 685 Mission Street San Francisco CA 94105 you have WHAT IS YOUR
DREAM? That’s what’s going on in San Francisco.

 Oakland has also has things to do on MLK Day. At the Scottish Rite Theater at 1547 Lakeside Dr., Oakland, CA, 94612, there is In The Name of Love Musical Tribute honoring Dr Martin Luther King, JR. At the Martin
Luther King Jr. Shoreline at 198 Swan Way Oakland CA 94601, you have New
Moon Planting at Save the Bay’s Native Plant. You can click on the link for other activities in Oakland.

Come out to Eden Landing Ecological Reserve on Saturday January 15, 2011
at 9:00 am at Eden Landing Rd, Hayward, CA 94540 to volunteer. San Jose
has “Green Talk” at the Martin Luther King Library at 150 E. San Fernando St., San Jose, CA, 95112. Santa Clara has Jazz Has a Dream at Santa Clara
University Music Recital 500 El Camino Real Building 222, Santa Clara, CA,

There are a lot of events going on this three day weekend. I am going to try to get to at least one of the activities. If you don’t know how important Martin Luther King Jr., was and how powerful his beliefs still
are. You better ask somebody!

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