Not a day off, but a day on.

“An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.”
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

10 a.m.-1p.m. ~ The Annual Civic Ceremony and March of Celebration.
...starting at the Old Courthouse.
For more info, click here.

11 a.m. ~ March on Webster.
Meet in the UC for a reciting of the “I Have A Dream” speech, before embarking out on a March on Webster. Tour the campus reading and reflecting on the Dream Signs. The march will end back at the University Center for snacks and discussion.
1 p.m. ~MLK Day of Service. (following March on Webster, above)
Participate in the MLK Day of Service – making it a day on, not a day off. Meet in the University Center at 1pm to participate. We will be making sandwiches and snack packs for St. Patrick’s Center.
For more info on both events, click here

11 a.m.-4 p.m. ~ Minority Science Showcase at the Science Center.
For more info, click here.

12 p.m.-1 p.m. ~ Jewish Community MLK Celebration.
Urban League President James Buford will help lead the King Day celebration at the Jewish Community Center. Rabbi Mordecai Miller of Congregation Brith Sholom Kneseth Israel will be the closing speaker. Those attending are asked to bring canned food to donate to the Jewish Food Pantry.
For more info, click here.

3:30 p.m. ~ Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
Saint Louis University Campus Kitchen
Location: Demattias Hall
3828 West Pine
St. Louis, MO 63108
For more info, click here.

4 p.m. ~ Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Lecture.
...with Charles Ogletree of the Harvard Law School.
Location: Washington University School of Medicine
Eric P. Newman Center
320 S. Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
For more info, click here.

7 p.m. ~ Washington University Celebration.
Washington University is hosting its 24th annual King Day celebration in Graham Chapel. The theme of this year's event is "The Past Is Alive...The Work Is Not Yet Done." The celebration will include a keynote address from anthropology professor Shanti Parikh, PhD, and musical performances from WUSTL student groups Black Anthology, Visions Gospel Choir and WU-Slam.
For more information, call (314) 935-5965 or click here.

10 a.m.-3 p.m. ~ King Day discussion on race. (Belleville)
...with activities for all ages, lunch and canned food/coat drives.
Sponsored by the Belleville AmeriCorps and 17th Street Neighborhood Association.
Location: West Junior High School, 840 Royal Heights Road.

12 p.m. ~ Remember.Celebrate.Act—One Love, One Dream. (East St. Louis)
Keynote speaker the Rev. Ranadore Foggs, who retired from the Illinois State Police.
Location: New Horizon Community Church, 3315 Summit Ave.
For more information, call 274-1020.

6 p.m. ~ A Call to Serve. (Collinsville)
...sponsored by Collinsville Area Ministerial Alliance.
Keynote speaker will be the Rev. Avery Duff.
Location: Mount Zion Baptist Church, 307 Goethe, Collinsville. Free.


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