Seasonal History Events – January 2019

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Highlighted events:
Norwalk Historical Society & Love All Project Hosting Kids Service Day in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Norwalk Historical Society and the Love All Project will be hosting, “Kids Care: MLK Jr. Service Day Project”.  This free family-friendly Service Day Project supports the non-profit organization, Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants and takes place on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum.  Come to the museum to create welcome bags for immigrants and refugees settling into Connecticut.  Participating families are encouraged to bring individually packaged non-perishable snacks to include in the welcome bags. Along with filling the bags with goodies, children will be able to create cards and decorate the bags! In addition to the service project, children will get the opportunity to create peace doves, heart origami and learn more about Dr. King’s mission for peace, freedom and justice for all.  Visit to register your family and to find a list of recommended snacks for the bags.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Norwalk Historical Society Museum is located at 141 East Avenue. The front entrance is accessible from the Norwalk City Hall parking area at 125 East Avenue.  The Museum is in the red brick house with blue double front doors, next to the Norwalk Health Department.

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 Family Focus: Peace & Learning Day

Learn about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and how he influenced the civil rights movement. Watch short films about King’s life and create your own craft with colorful papers and ribbons that helps to explore the meaning of peace.
The event is on January 21, 2019 from 11:00 am2:00 pm at the Fairfield Museum and History Center located at 370 Beach Road in Fairfield.

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