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      Lightbulb Atlanta Metro M.L.K. Jr. Day Events


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      • 1/12 - Hosea Feed the Hungry's MLK Day Food Prep and Set-Up. Volunteers needed at Hosea Feed the Hungry Care Center, 1035 Donnelly Avenue, SW. 50 Volunteers needed to help stage items. Warehouse work. Dress warmly. www.hoseafeedthehungry.com.

      • 1/14 - 1/21 - King Week Celebration at the the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change. Special events in celebration and appreciation of the civil rights icon. Themed: "Keeping the Dream Alive Remembering the Past; Forging Towards the Future," with an event centered on Rev. King’s teachings and principles occurring each day. www.mlkmarchaaar.org.

      • 1/15 - Wreath-laying ceremony on Dr. King’s birthday. www.mlkmarchaaar.org

      • 1/17 - Human Rights Summit and Symposium at King Center Freedom Hall. www.mlkmarchaaar.org

      • 1/17 - 2/17 - A Song for Coretta, a play at 7 Stages about five women waiting to see Coretta Scott King lay in state. www.7stages.org.

      • 1/17 - The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s 16th annual King Celebration tribute at 8 PM at the Martin Luther King, Jr. International Chapel on the Morehouse College campus. Featuring the Morehouse and Spelman College Glee Clubs. Presented in partnership with The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Non Violent Social Change, American Public Media, Morehouse College, Spelman College and Target. $25; $10 students; all tickets are buy one get one free. www.atlantasymphony.org.

      • 1/18 - Human Rights Breakfast at 8 AM at the Fox Theater. $25. Atlanta Labor Council. 404-525-3559.

      • 1/18 - Black and Brown Conference at Ebenezer Baptist Church Horizon Sanctuary. www.mlkmarchaaar.org

      • 1/18 - A day of service at MUST Ministries, where volunteers will prepare and serve lunch to the clients of the multi-church agency at the Elizabeth Inn on Cobb Parkway just north of Ga. 5.

      • 1/19 - 6/22 - Exhibition: “Courage: The Vision to End Segregation, the Guts to Fight for It,” at the Atlanta History Center. An award-winning, groundbreaking exhibition that tells the story of Rev. J.A. De Laine and other brave citizens of Clarendon County, S.C. www.atlantahistorycenter.com.

      • 1/19 - Youth essay and speech contest at 3 PM at Zion Baptist Church. The competition is open to all school-age students. Winners are chosen in age groups, then an overall winner is selected. Entrants are asked to read their essays aloud. This year's question: "In light of the recent events of injustice the black community has suffered this year in America, how would you as youth today address these issues using Dr. King's philosophy toward today's society." To register for the essay competition, call 770-427-8749 Ext. 113. Entries must be submitted by Jan. 14.

      • 1/19 - Hosea Feed the Hungry's MLK Dinner Set-Up from 10 AM - 5 PM at Turner Field Braves Stadium. 100 Volunteers needed. www.hoseafeedthehungry.com.

      • 1/20 - Gospel Concert and Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. at 7 PM at Morehouse College, MLK Chapel. With Dorothy Norwood, Canton Jones and Dimeta Haddon. $10. www.mlkmarchaaar.org.

      • 1/20 - M.L. King Jr. Celebration service at 3 PM at Turner Chapel AME Church at Fairground Street and North Marietta Parkway, Cobb County.

      • 1/20 - Hosea Feed the Hungry's MLK Dinner Preparation at the DeKalb County Jail from 6 AM - 9 AM and 9 AM - 12 Noon. 100 volunteers needed. Please sign up under “Volunteer for MLK Day.” www.hoseafeedthehungry.com.

      • 1/21 - Martin Luther King March at 1 PM beginning at Peachtree & Baker. Rally at King Center on Auburn Avenue. 404.755.9756; 404.584.0303. www.mlkmarchaaar.org.

      • 1/21 - 2008 M.L. King Day March and Celebration beginning at 9:30 AM at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse in downtown Lawrenceville The march will end at Central Gwinnett High School where a program will begin at noon in the school’s auditorium . Refreshments will be served. Please bring a canned good. (770) 963-9356; www.unitedebonysociety.org.

      • 1/21 - Sixth Annual Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Parade and Rally in Stone Mountain. The parade begins at the MARTA Parking Lot on Fourth Street in downtown Stone Mountain, Georgia. The parade ends and a Rally will begin in the Gymnasium of Champion Theme Middle School, located: 5265 Mimosa Drive, Stone Mountain. Grand Marshals: Mr. Mark Hayes, Co-host of “Good Day Atlanta Show” WAGA TV, Congressman Henry “Hank” Johnson, DeKalb Superior Court Judge Gregory Adams, Reverend Raleigh Rucker, Pastor of Mount Patmos Baptist Church and Reverend William Smith, Pastor of Israel Missionary Baptist Church. Dr. King’s Namesake, Martin Luther King, Jr. High Marching Lions; Stone Mountain High Marching Pirates; Ronald E. McNair High Marching Mustangs and Tucker High Marching Tigers, will perform during the parade. 404-371-1490; http://www.dekalbnaacp.com.

      • 1/21 - Fourth Annual Cobb County King Day parade themed: "Redeem the Soul of America by the Pursuit of Social Justice." Marchers will gather at the Lockheed Federal Credit Union on Fairground Street. The parade begins at 1 PM and goes north on Fairground and west on Roswell Street to the Marietta square. Representatives of Cobb and Marietta police also will participate, organizers said. To register for the parade, call 404-863-0945.

      • 1/21 - Hosea Feed the Hungry's MLK Dinner at Turner Field from 10 AM to 4 PM. Free seven course meal, medical clinic, barbers and beauticians, clothing distribution, kids corner, home delivery of meals to the neediest, worship services, free entertainment and giveaway of toiletries. You must pre-register to volunteer. www.hoseafeedthehungry.com.

      • 1/21 - “The Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service” at Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, New Horizon Sanctuary at 10 AM. The service is the spiritual hallmark of the holiday observance and features tributes to the life and legacy of Dr. King from national and international leaders. www.thekingcenter.org.

      • 1/21 - Street Party for Freedom to celebrate M.L. King Jr. at 2 PM at Hurley Park in Milledgeville (two blocks north of intersection of Wayne and MLK Drive on Wayne Street).

      • 1/21 - “Keep The Dream Alive” program at Flagg Chapel Church, 400 Franklin Street, Milledgeville at 6 PM. Honoring the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King.

      • 1/26 - SCLC Cobb Chapter’s gala at 7 PM at the Crowne Plaza hotel on South Marietta Parkway and I-75. $50. (Tickets will be sold after the parade and are available through the SCLC chapter.)


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      Literary Festival!


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      There is also a literary festival in conjunction with the MLK Service Summit.
      On Thursday night, there will be open mic poetry and an after-party at Javaology.

      On Saturday, there will be a writers' workshop at the Auburn Avenue Research Library, starting at 2:30pm.

      There is a host of other literary events. Chech out www.handsonatlanta.org for a complete schedule.
      If we conquer the enemy within, we have nothing to fear from the enemy without.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Warchief221 View Post
      There is also a literary festival in conjunction with the MLK Service Summit.
      On Thursday night, there will be open mic poetry and an after-party at Javaology.

      On Saturday, there will be a writers' workshop at the Auburn Avenue Research Library, starting at 2:30pm.

      There is a host of other literary events. Chech out www.handsonatlanta.org for a complete schedule.
      Friends, I was at these events last year and I can honestly say they were very touching. I hope to attend again. Thank you for letting me stumble upon this post and join this community.
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