Check this list out of exciting happenings going on in DFW this weekend, honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Pretty neat!
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 35th Anniversary Birthday Celebrations in DFW
Friday evening- from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Candlelight Service sponsored by the Alpha Sigma Lambda
Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Saturday, Jan. 14- MLK Awards Banquet 5:30 p.m. at Fairmont Hotel. This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Walter Kimbrough, President of Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Sunday, Jan 15- 34th Annual Emmy Nominated Black Music & Civil Rights Movement Concert with B Slade, Malik Yoba, Earnest Pugh, and Bilal at 7:30 p.m. at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.
Monday, Jan 16- MLK Parade 10 a.m. at the intersection of MLK Boulevard and Holmes Street and ends at Fair Park.
Friday, Jan 13- Arlington MLK Advancing the Dream Celebration 6:45 p.m. with pre-banquet reception at 6 p.m. Bluebonnet Ballroom Foyer, UT Arlington – E.H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First Street
Monday, Jan 16- THE MLK SERVICE FEST at 10 a.m. with live performances, art, food trucks and more at Levitt Pavilion, downtown Arlington, 100 W. Abram St.
Sunday, Jan 22- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. tribute with Grammy award winning a cappella group SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK at the CHHS Performing Arts Center.
Saturday, Jan 14- NAACP Garland 28th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade and March beginning at 10 a.m The parade starts on Dairy Road and Garden Drive (near Embree Park) and ends at the Granville Arts Center located at 300 North Fifth at Austin Streets, in downtown Garland.
Saturday Jan 14- 2017 MLK Commemorative Program: “Claiming ALL of Our Dreams in 2017” 11:45 a.m at the Granville Arts Center, located at 300 N. 5th Street, in downtown Garland.
Sunday, Jan 15- MLK Youth Extravaganza with praise dancing and athletic talents at 4 p.m. at 300 N. 5th Street.
Sunday, Jan 15- MLK Arts Celebration at 6 p.m. at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Monday, Jan 16- Irving-Carrollton NAACP Luncheon Noon to 2 p.m. at the Georgia Farrow Recreation Center located at 530 Davis Drive.