Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrations

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Marylanders take part in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. events celebrating the life of one of America's most influential civil rights, political, and social icons.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration 

Date:  Thursday, January 14, 2016
Time:  5–9 p.m. 
Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as student-members of the Baltimore Urban Debate League along with world-renowned dance group Illstyle & Peace, showcase their unique talents in honor of one of America’s most historic leaders. The festival is free for all ages and no registration is required.
Walters art Museum - Graham Auditorium
Baltimore
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MLK Days

January 15-18, 2015
11am - 4pm
Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King with a community art activity!  Each year, Annmarie invites guests to help create a community art installation  in honor of a dream. The projects vary from year to year, but they are always inspiring and appropriate for all ages and  backgrounds.  Reservation are not required - just drop in!
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
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MLK Celebration

January 16, 2016
Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with activities throughout the day.
Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture
Baltimore
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MLK Day

January 18, 2016
Attend a reading of The Meeting, Jeff Stetson’s compelling play about an imaginary meeting between two of this century’s legends: Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Fascinating and dramatic, this eloquent play depicts the two men's differing philosophies, as well as their mutual respect. The museum galleries are open. Special Admission: $5.
Please let us know that you're coming. Click here to RSVP.
Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture
Baltimore

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

January 18, 2016
The annual celebration not only honors Dr. King, but pays homage to others continuing his legacy. The event steps off at the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Eutaw Street, proceeds south on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and disbands at Baltimore Street. The annual parade honors the immeasurable contributions of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

January 18, 2016
This Parade will proceed through the City’s Downtown area, beginning on Amos Garrett
Boulevard, making a right turn on West Street, proceeding the WRONG WAY around Church Circle, then down Main Street, turning left on Randall Street, and the Parade will end at the Market House.
Annapolis
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City of Rockville MLK Day

January 18, 2016
The ceremony showcases a variety of multi-cultural performers that reflect the community’s diverse population, and highlights youth and businesses by giving away two awards. The Martin Luther King Jr. Award is given to a youth who carries on Dr. King’s dreams through social service or peacekeeping.
Montgomery County
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Chris Haley, nephew of Roots author, Alex Haley presents The Local Legacy of Slavery. in addition to being a writer, Chris  is an actor and performer. there will be an African American highlight tour at 2:00 P.M.; a "Meet and Greet" with Mr. Haley at 2:30 P.M. and his The Local Legacy of Slavery talk at 3:00 P.M. in the Harms Gallery.  All events are free with admission.
Calvert Marine Museum
Solomons
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