• 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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