“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”--Martin Luther King Jr.
On Monday a man who fought for quality and justice for all will be celebrated and remembered. Here are five things you should know about Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Schools: In observance of the holiday, all schools within the Bellmore, North Bellmore and Bellmore-Merrick school districts will be closed.
Volunteer Projects: Martin Luther King Day is the National Day of Service. Residents are urged to volunteer in their community and plan their own projects.
Libraries: Bellmore and North Bellmore Libraries will be closed.
Post Office: The US Postal Service will be closed in observance of the holiday.
Dreaming with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Children ages five and up will get the opportunity to investigate the life of Dr. King and use what they learn to produce a piece of artwork at the end of the session at Long Island's Children's Museum. The program will start at 11 a.m. and the admission fee is $3.