Seattle Martin Luther King Day celebrations
January 17, 2016 - Picnic Time
Monday events celebrating a Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Workshops, Rally March
Workshops, Rally, and Mar “WE HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE CHANGE.” Begins during Garfield High School, 400 23rd Ave., Seattle; impetus to Federal Building, downtown Seattle, 12:30 p.m. Rally during Federal Building at approximately 1:45 p.m.; giveaway (206-786-2763 or MLKSeattle.org).
National Parks/U.S. Forest Service Free Entrance Day
National Park Service giveaway acknowledgment for Mount Rainier National Park and all inhabitant parks (nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm); fees waived during U.S. Forest Service day-use distraction sites, including cruise areas, vessel launches, trailheads (not SnoParks) (fs.usda.gov/r6).
Also, giveaway acknowledgment during all Washington state parks (parks.wa.gov).
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Caring, Green Seattle
Habitat replacement and planting projects – 10 a.m.-1 p.m. during locations including Alki Beach, West Duwamish and Mount Baker Park, Seattle; preregistration compulsory (seattle.cedar.greencitypartnerships.org/).
Open House – Northwest African American Museum
Celebrating a bequest of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Includes Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, as good as other films and media. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle; acknowledgment by concession (206-518-6000 or naamnw.org).
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Seattle Children’s Museum
Activities about farrago and equality, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Seattle Children’s Museum, Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; $7.25-$8.25 (206-441-1768 or thechildrensmuseum.org/mlk).
MLK Celebration and Health Fair
At Crossroads Bellevue – health satisfactory is 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; celebration, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 15600 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue; giveaway (425-644-1111 or crossroadsbellevue.com).