What in the Weekend With Nikki Woods: Gridiron Games, MLK Day and More

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    Football’s on tap this weekend as the AFC and NFC are playing the championship games that determine who goes to the Super Bowl.

    We don’t have a dog in that race, we just want to see Beyonce!  Oprah gets a confession from Lance Armstrong….or not, Halle Berry is on the small screen and your favorite soul singers are hitting the stage in Detroit. Here’s what’s happening this weekend.


    MLK Dream Weekend Community Day of Service
    Saturday, January 19, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
    AALG (African-American Leadership Greenville), in conjunction with volunteers from The Urban League’s The Upstate Network, will be providing their signature volunteer program for Upstate children, AALG Speed Mentoring

    National Constitution Center Museum
    Monday, January 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    There will be live music, trivia, service projects, interactive exhibits and more. Also listen to local actors and college students read the powerful I Have a Dream speech. There will also be a live-feed of the President Barack Obama’s inauguration on televisions throughout the building.
    Free admission

    2013 MLK Ski Weekend
    Boyne Mountain Ski Resort
    Friday, January 18-Monday, January 21
    This is the 17th year for this incredible event. Sponsored by Patron Spirits. Snowboarding, skiing, tubing, drinking, entertainment, snow and partying.

    For more volunteer activities in your community, go to MLKDay.gov.


    All Times Eastern

    Friday, January 18

    OPRAH’S NEXT CHAPTER – Lance Armstrong Fesses Up
    OWN, 9 p.m. Part 2
    Disgraced 7-time Tour De France admits doping
    “I would say he did not come clean in the manner I expected. It was surprising to me,” Winfrey said Tuesday. “I would say that for myself, my team, all of us in the room, we were mesmerized and riveted by some of his answers.”

    Saturday, January 19

    HALLE BERRY in “Queen”
    BET 8:30 p.m.
    Alex Haley’s “Queen” is a wonderful piece of American cinema and history to be treasured by people of all skin colors. It was also released to DVD in 2008. So this Black History month gather around, hold back the tears as the poignant musical score slowly bores a hole in your heart and watch the movie that helped introduce Halle Berry’s acting talents to the small screen. (PJsandamovie.blogspot.com review)

    Sunday, January 20

    AFC CHAMPIONSHIP “Ravens at Patriots”
    CBS, 6:30 p.m.
    Go hard or go home because the winner goes to the Super Bowl. The Ravens hard defense goes up against 3-time Super Bowl champ Tom Brady in what could be defensive star Ray Lewis’ last game.


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