- Martin Luther King Jr Memorial - There is a wreath laying ceremony on Jan 16th from 8-8:30am. You can also enjoy the memorial on your own. Take a young person (or 2) with you if you go.
- Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Parade - The parade begins 11:00 am. The route is from Friendship Public Charter School (645 Milwaukee Place SE) and ends at Leckie Elementary School (4201 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE) in Ward 8.
If you want to stay in Ward 7
- 6th Annual Pope Branch Clean-up - Help clean-up Pope Branch Park from 10am - 1pm in
- Kingman Park Clean-up - 9am-noon starting at 500 block of Oklahoma Ave NE
- FREE Youth Skate at Fort Dupont Ice Arena - From 9:30am-10:45am bring your little humans to the arena for a FREE ice skating, including free skate rental.
Ms V plans to help at the 6th Annual Pope Branch Clean-up, then pick up my Little Sister (from Big Brother/Big Sister Program) and take her to the MLK Memorial.