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Three Ways To Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Around Birmingham

See where you can honor the civil rights leader with a series of events in and around Birmingham on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Darryl Wood, an award-winning broadcaster from Detroit radio station WLQV is the keynot speaker at Monday's Marting Luther King Jr. Day celebration at the Community House.
Darryl Wood, an award-winning broadcaster from Detroit radio station WLQV is the keynot speaker at Monday's Marting Luther King Jr. Day celebration at the Community House.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is Monday and in Birmingham, community groups are preparing for ways to remember, give back and reflect.

The Community House

The Community House will host its 22nd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration breakfast sponsored by Birmingham's Race Relations & Diversity Task Force at 8 a.m. Monday at the Community House.

The event, themed 'What Would Dr. King Say Today?' will feature keynote speaker Darryl Wood, an award-winning broadcaster from Detroit radio station WLQV. Celestial Rhythms will also perform a musical dance routine. General tickets are $30. Student tickets are $15. Copper Sponsorship available at $60 includes program recognition, 1 adult and 1 student ticket. Bronze Sponsorship available at $100 includes program recognition and 2 adult tickets. The event includes a hot plated breakfast. For reservations, please call The Community House, 248-644-5832. Or register online at www.tchserves.org.

Roeper

The Roeper School will host its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day event beginning with a meal at 5:30 p.m. at the Bloomfield Hills campus. Following dinner, participants will honor the civil rights leader with presentations about Dr. King's life and achievements by students a community members, and then join a candlelight vigil procession to from the Roeper Community Center to the Martin Luther King Jr. domes. The famous domes were named in his honor in 1969.

The Baldwin Public Library

Local storyteller Rosie Chapman will help bring history to life with a stirring re-enactment of Sojourner Truth, an African-American abolitionist and famed women's rights activist, from 3-4 p.m. at the Baldwin Public Library. Look for lots of audience interaction during this event, which is open to the public and appropriate for children of all ages.


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