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Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Birmingham's Race Relations & Diversity Task Force, a sponsored group of The Community House, presents their 21st annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.
The theme of this year's celebration is "Lest We Forget." Entertainment will be provided by the Courville Concert Choir.
The keynote speaker will be Dr. Silas Norman, Jr., assistant professor of internal medicine at the associate dean for Admissions, Diversity and Inclusion at the Wayne State University School of Medicine.
The event includes a hot, plated breakfast.
Copper Sponsorships are available for $60 and include program recognition, and one adult and one student ticket. Bronze Sponsorships are available for $100 and include program recognition and two adult tickets.
More About The Community House
The Community House has been a hub for Birmingham residents since 1923. Founded as a location for dances, meetings, concerts and plays, the Community House is a place for all that and more. A nonprofit organization, the Community House strives to provide residents programs, services and educational opportunities to enrich their lives.
The Community House offers classes in fitness and yoga, food and wine, gardening, art and theater. Youth classes and programs are also available. Residents can also use the Community House to book travel arrangements and packages.
The Early Childhood Center at the Community House offers child care and preschool services for children 6 months to 5 years old. The center emphasizes learning through play with the High Scope curriculum. Meals are provided, as are access to Community House programs.
Community members can also take advantage of the Community House Dance Academy, with classes in ballet, pointe, modern, creative dance, jazz, contemporary, tap and ballet workout. Founded in 1964, the Dance Academy is led by a renowned faculty of instructors and choreographers.
The Community House is also a popular location for banquets, corporate events and weddings. Rooms can accommodate 10 to 350 people, include all audio and visual set-up, and feature large windows and a fireplace. The Community House also offers catering options, from continental breakfasts to multicourse meals for special events. Groups can also book the Van Dusen Terrace.