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MLK Jr. Day is just around the corner. This year we celebrate the 26th anniversary of the Civil Rights leader’s legacy. Did you know it is actually a “day on” as opposed to a “day off?” This national holiday encourages Americans to volunteer to improve our communities.
Here are a few ways for you to pay tribute to MLK Jr. Day 2021.
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
MLK Birthday Double Feature with Community Chat/ Q&A
Friday, January 15 | From 1 to 5 p.m. | Virtual
Log on to the Virtual Book People’s Book Club with Austin Allies.
Saturday, January 16 | 9 a.m. | Virtual
A Virtual Tour Of Austin’s Black History
Sunday, January 17 | From 3 to 4:30 p.m. | Virtual
Civil Righteousness Austin presents a Virtual Historic Tour led by master storyteller and local historian Javier Wallace.
MLK Jr. Day of Service with United Way for Greater Austin
Monday, January 18 | 9 a.m. | Virtual
Support the Central Texas Food Bank with the MLK Livestream and In- Car Rally
Monday, January 18 | 10:30 a.m. | Virtual
Jump Into MLK Weekend With Altitude Trampoline Park
Monday, January 18 | From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | 2800 S IH 35 Frontage Road
This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Altitude Trampoline Park on Kroger Drive is inviting you to jump into the long weekend. On Monday, January 18, 2021, Altitude is offering $15 endless jump passes. Current members can also bring friend to jump with for FREE.
Honor MLK Jr. by Watching His I Have a Dream Speech
Anytime | Virtual | Click Here
In addition to honoring MLK Jr. with a day of service, why not opt outside? Here are some family friendly places we recommend visiting where you can safely socially distance.
Visit an Austin nature center or museum like: Zilker Botanical Garden, Fortlandia at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, or Laguna Gloria.