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