A ROC Tribute to MLK: skate to commemorate

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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park

Last year, City Hall and former Mayor Richards renamed the Manhattan Square Park in downtown Rochester to be the "Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park". This was a symbolic act to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the historical activist's "Great March on Washington" for civil and economic rights for African Americans in late August of 1963.

On Monday, January 20th, the city will be holding a "Skate to Commemorate" event in the park to celebrate the legacy of peace and service to others that the great MLK Jr has left behind.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park

Times: 11a - 12noon: Rochester Americans team skate 12noon - 1pm: Open public skating with Amerks players signing autographs and skating with fans 1:50p and 3:40p: Open Skate

Cost:  Skate rentals: $3 Admission: $2 - or can be substituted with the donation of two, non-perishable, new hygiene, cleaning, or household items.

Please Note: Make sure to arrive at least 20 minutes early if you are renting skates.

More Information: The Youth Voice, One Vision youth council will be on hand selling hot chocolate to benefit the Center for Youth and its at-risk youth outreach programs.

Links:
MLK Event Details
MLK Park Ice Rink
Rochester Americans