Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2013 Events in St. Louis
Find local, family-friendly events to honor the civil rights hero and Nobel Prize winner.
Find a way to honor the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., by attending one of these nearby events:
2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast - The YMCA of Greater St. Louis is holding the 28th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast at the Monsanto Family YMCA (5555 Page Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63112). 7:30 a.m., Free.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration and Civic Ceremony - Celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a public civic ceremony featuring music and speeches by community and civic leaders. A parade in downtown St. Louis will follow this event. 9 a.m., The Old Courthouse, Free.
Let Freedom Ring - Christ Church Cathedral hosts a day long reading of King’s speeches in a round-robin style. Volunteers can sign up to manage sessions of 30 minutes at a time. 9 a.m., 1210 Locust Street, Free.
MLK, JR. Day of Service Program - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. St. Louis Metropolitan Area Chapters and Veterans for Peace present this program with keynote speaker Minister Terrance G. Clark of Shalom Church City of Peace. 3:30 p.m., Centenary Church, 1610 Olive St., 63103, Free.
Southern Mission Baptist Church's Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration - Asst. Superintendent of Ferguson-Florissant School District Dr. Gwendolyn Diggs will be the guest speaker. 10 a.m., 8171 Wesley Ave., Free.
“Hope In Action” King Commemoration at Washington University in St. Louis - Vice Provost and professor Adrienne Davis will give the keynote speech, and the program features student presentations and performances by the Visions Gospel Choir and Orchestrating Diversity urban youth orchestra. 7 p.m., Washington University in St. Louis - Graham Chapel, Free.
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