Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader. Set for the third Monday each January, the day occurs near his birthday of Jan. 15. [Link goes to History.com]
Bristol-Warren Schools and government offices (except for police and fire departments) are closed today.
Looking for a nearby observation of today's holiday?
The Providence Children's Museum is scheduled to host its annual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a performance of "M.L.K.: Amazing Grace," with shows at 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. The performances are free with paid $8.50 admission.