News: UA Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities Fair is Jan. 21

UA Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities Fair is Jan. 21


Fun and learning are combined for area students at the annual activities fair.

The University of Akron will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Activities Fair on Monday, Jan. 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the UA Student Union Ballroom.

This annual event features more than 25 student and community organizations that will provide activities for area students in grades K-12 that encourage nonviolence, civic responsibility, respect for differences and the importance of education.

Activities will include:

  • face painting
  • jewelry making, balloons and treats
  • coloring and crafts
  • biographical information on Martin Luther King Jr.
  • historical information on the Civil Rights Movement
  • information about various organizations
  • Buchtel High CLC Step Team and Rygt Step Urban Line Dancers
  • Martin L. King Jr. pictorial gallery and other visual displays

For more information, e-mail or call 330-972-7008.

Media contact: Sarah Lane, 330-972-7429 or

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