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Bowdoin Announces Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events for 1/19

Story posted January 13, 2004

While Bowdoin College will still be on winter break, two public events commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day will take place on campus Monday, January 19.

Members of the community are invited to join those Bowdoin students, faculty and staff who are on campus that day for both events.

The six-part video series Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years will be played throughout the day in Morrell Lounge, David Saul Smith Union. All are invited to stop by anytime between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to watch, reflect, and remember Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement.

Renowned children's book illustrator and author Jan Spivey Gilchrist will present a children's program of illustrated storytelling, singing and crafts from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Pierce Reading Room, second floor, Hawthorne-Longfellow Library. Click here to read more about this special event for kids ages 5+ and their families.

Both events are free and open to the public.

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