Upcoming events for MLK Day
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Next Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and local organizations will be holding events to mark it.
The Continuing His Dream and Works event will be taking place at the Carver Recreation Center beginning at 1 p.m.
This event will include speakers, music, dance performances and more.
The MLK Diversity Celebration of Heritage will be held at the First Church of the Nazarene in Keswick, also at 1 p.m.
Then Abundant Life will be hosting its 21st annual Fifeville Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration, starting with a candlelight march for unity at 5 p.m.
The march will go through the Prospect Avenue neighborhood, and participants can sing spirituals and hymns.
There will then be an evening ceremony held in the Buford Middle School auditorium followed by a fellowship dinner in the school’s cafeteria.
Then the Community MLK Celebration will be taking place on Jan. 26 at the Paramount Theater.