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Pittsford Celebrates Martin Luther King's Legacy

Posted: 
January 2, 2019

Pittsford Celebrates Martin Luther King's Legacy with a series of events from 1/15-1/19; click the link to view more details. The Town of Pittsford will provide American Sign Language interpretation during the two post-movie discussions (January 15 and 17), the panel discussion on January 16, and for the noon story telling event on January 19.

PITTSFORD CELEBRATES MARTIN LUTHER KING'S LEGACY | 1/15 - 1/19

January 15: FILM DISCUSSION SERIES: Fences (PG-13) - A family drama set in Pittsburg starring, produced, and directed by Denzel Washington. With actress Viola Davis.  Location: Pittsford Community Library, Fisher Meeting Room | 6:30 - 9PM
ASL interpretation provided for post-movie discussion

January 16:  PANEL DISCUSSION: Pittsford graduates of color reflect on childhood experiences. Location: Fire Hall Station No. 2: 465 Mendon RD | 7 - 9PM
ASL interpretation provided for panel discussion

January 17: FILM DISCUSSION SERIES: The Courage to Love (PG-13) - The Courage to Love is inspired by the true pre-Civil War story of Henriette Dalille starring Vanessa Williams. Location: Pittsford Community Library, Fisher Meeting Room | 6:30 - 8PM
ASL interpretation provided for post-movie discussion

January 19: STORY TELLING EVENT: Almeta Whitis - Enjoy storytelling, songs, movement, and theatre games, that foster meaningful exchanges between people within a safe and culturally inclusive learning environment. Location: Kings Bend Park, North Lodge | 12-1PM & 2-3PM
ASL interpretation provided for 12pm performance

Thanks to Pittsford Town Board Member Kevin Beckford and residents Vicki & Abe Bellis-Brouk for organizing these events.  For more information, please contact Pittsfordcelebratesmlk@gmail.com .