Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday 2010 Events in the Twin Ports

Friday- January 15 - Happy Birthday Dr King! Reawakening the Poor People’s Campaign

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Duluth at 835 College Street begins at 5:30 PM

Free Soup Supper starts at 5:30 PM

Saturday- January 16 - Many Acts of Goodness They Had Shown Me

Temple Israel at 1602 East 2nd Street begins at 6:00 PM

Reader’s Theater by Carl Gawboy

Monday-January 18 - Free Community Breakfast

Holy Family Catholic Church at 2430 West Third Street begins at 7:00 AM

Free community breakfast featuring Rev. Joseph Lowery

Rev. Lowery’s speech will be broadcast from 8:00-9:00 AM on Channel 8 if you can not attend.

7:00 AM Breakfast begins

7:15 AM Local Program

8:00 AM Large screen broadcast of Rev. Joseph Lowery’s speech from Minneapolis

Program will be finished with ample time to attend the March and Rally

A free will offering will be taken to support community programs. The breakfast is funded by General Mills Community Action.

Monday, January 18th - March and Rally - Washington Center to Duluth Entertainment Convention Center - 11:00 AM

The march begins at the Washington Center and goes to the rally which will be held at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. Please gather at the Washington Center which is located at corner of 4th Street and Lake Avenue by 11:00 AM. The rally at the DECC will start at approximately 11:45 a.m. The keynote speaker for the rally is Rep Jeff Hayden, representative House District 61B in Minneapolis. Rep. Jeff Hayden was elected in 2009 and has worked with Hearth Connection, a nonprofit organization working to end homelessness. Prior to that, he ran a park program in Minneapolis targeted at teenagers.

For a complete list of sponosrs and more inoformation, visit http://www.mlk-duluth.org.