Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice on Jan. 15 at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

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Treat yourself to a two-day celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week, if you're still looking for a way to spend his holiday. The Yale Peabody Museum is hosting its 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice event on Sunday and Monday, and it's free! Sunday features live music in the Great Hall of Dinosaurs, a "Unity & Community" teen summit and storytelling in the North American Dioramas exhibit. On Monday, the Great Hall of Dinosaurs sees a slew of Works Stage Performances, including New Haven Breakdancers and traditional West African drumming, and the annual Invitiational Zannette Lewis Environmental and Social Justice Poetry Slam will be under way in the third floor auditorium. You can find a full schedule at peabody.yale.edu.

 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice 2012, Jan. 15, noon-4:30 p.m., Jan. 16, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., free, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 432-5050, peabody.yale.edu.


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