King Center Schedule of Events for MLK Holiday

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KING CENTER ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 2013 MLK HOLIDAY OBSERVANCE

 

2013 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Friday, January 11, 2013 - Monday, January 21, 2013

 

Friday, January 11, 2013, 5:30 p.m.  - 7:00 p.m.

King Holiday Observance Kick-Off Reception

The King Center Freedom Hall - Atlanta, GA    FREE and Open to the Public

 

Saturday, January 12, 2013, 12:00 Noon - 4:00 p.m.

King Youth Expo & Showcase

King Historic District, Center - MLK, Jr. Gymnasium - Atlanta, GA    FREE and Open to the Public

Fun, Snacks, Prizes and Entertainment

 

Saturday, January 12, 2013, 12:00 Noon - 4:00 p.m.

King Health & Wellness FEST

The King Center Atrium - Atlanta, GA    FREE and Open to the Public

 

Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Metropolitan Atlanta Violence Prevention Partnership (MAVPP)

The King Center, Freedom Hall   FREE and Open to the Public

The ANTI-BULLYING RALLY 

Contact:   Reginald Crossley at (404) 612-7386 or James P. Griffin, Jr., Ph.D. (404) 756-1397.

 

Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Kingian Nonviolence Collegiate Leadership Orientation

King Historic District - Fire Station at the corner of Boulevard and Auburn

FREE with limited space for the public \ Pre- Registration required

 

Thursday, January 17, 2013, 2:00 p.m.

State of Georgia Martin Luther King, Jr. Advisory Council Program

Georgia's Governor will host a tribute to Dr. King, with participation of King Center officials.

State Capitol, North Wing, Atlanta.  FREE and Open to the Public.

 

Friday, January 18, 2013, 10:00 a.m.

Naturalization Ceremony - U.S. Immigration Services

The King Center, Freedom Hall Auditorium

 

 

Saturday, January 19, 2013, 2:30 p.m.

The DREAM 50 Art Contest Awards Ceremony

Morehouse College - Martin Luther King, Jr. International Chapel    FREE and Open to the Public

Hosted by the Morehouse College, Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection and The King Center

 

Saturday, January 19, 2013, 5:30 p.m. Reception - 6:30 p.m. Dinner

The Annual "Salute to Greatness" Awards Dinner

Hyatt Regency - Downtown Atlanta (Ticketed Event)

Ticket -- $250.00

 

Sunday, January 20, 2013,   3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The King Center Book Signing

The King Center, Freedom Hall Auditorium - FREE and Open to the Public

 

Monday, January 21, 2013, Time: 8:00 AM

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service

Ebenezer Baptist Church - Horizon Sanctuary, 407 Auburn Avenue, N.E., Atlanta, GA 

Free and Open to the Public (Limited Seating)

{Presidential Inauguration "Watch Party" will be held in the Horizon Sanctuary following the Commemorative Service}

 

Monday, January 21, 2013    Time:  2:00 PM

King Week Holiday March & Rally 

FREE and Open to the Public

The march is held on Auburn Avenue from Peachtree Street to Jackson Street

To participate in the march, call or email 404.614.3233 or cleoorange@bellsouth.net

 

Monday, January 21, 2013

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Project

FREE and Open to the Public

For more information contact:  Hands On Atlanta at (404) 979- 2800 or     www.handsonatlanta.org         <http://www.handsonatlanta.org              

 For more information about the MLK birthday observance program and the year-long commemoration of Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" speech, please contact 404-526-8900 or visit http://www.thekingcenter.org .


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