Martin Luther King Day Events 2018

PHOTO CREDIT - DIA A still from King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

Martin Luther King Day Events 2018 Metro Detroit – Metro Detroit, Michigan events and activities honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. MLK Day 2018 is Monday January 15. In addition to the celebrations, I’ve also included some school’s out fun things to do for kids on Martin Luther King Day 2018.

PHOTO CREDIT (with permission) – Detroit Institute of Arts. A still from King – A Filmed Record…Montgomery to Memphis

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Martin Luther King Day Events 2018 Metro Detroit

Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 1p
Milford Martin Luther King Day Events – March on Main MLK Event
Prospect Hill Shopping Center
The HVMLK Day Committee will host the 13th annual March on Main Street from Prospect Hill to The SHAC. Line up for the march starts at 12:15, and the ceremony commences at 1p with a brief presentation and National Anthem performance. All events offered by the HVMLK Day Committee are free and open to the public. For more info, visit www.hvmlkday.org

Monday, January 15, 2018 at 7:30a
Berkley Martin Luther King Jr Day Events – MLK Jr Service
Berkley High School (2325 Catalpa Drive, Berkley, MI)
The event kicks off with a continental breakfast followed by a keynote address. Participants are encouraged to participate in both on- and off-site service projects. Admission is FREE with donation of one or more items (toiletries, diapers, clothing for kids, puzzles for kids, winter clothes for kids, etc). For more info, schedule of events, visit click here.

Monday, January 15, 2018 at 8a
Auburn Hills Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day Events – MLK Day Event
Auburn Hills Community Center (1827 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48309)
In partnership with the Grace Centers of Hope in Pontiac, city staff and community members plan to have a positive impact in the community with donations collected at the event, while celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. The FREE event will begin at 8a with a continental breakfast. For more info, visit www.auburnhills.org

Monday, Janaury 15, 2018 from 8:30a-10:30a
Birmingham Martin Luther King Jr Day Events – 26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Celebration Breakfast
Birmingham Community House (380 South Bates, Birmingham, Michigan 48009)
The Race Relations & Diversity Task Force celebrates its 31 years, with the 25th Anniversary of their Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Breakfast. No registration. For more info or to buy tickets, call 248-644-5832 or visit www.tchserves.org.

Monday, January 15, 2018 at 9:30a
Southfield Martin Luther King Jr Day Events – MLK Peace Walk Celebration
Hope United Methodist Church (26275 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, MI)
The peace walk will depart from Hope United at 9:30a, followed by an 11a program at the Southfield Pavilion. For more information, call the MLK Task Force hotline at 248-924-9MLK or visit www.mlktaskforcemi.org.

Monday, January 15, 2018 from 9a-4p
Farmington / Farmington Hills Martin Luther King Jr Day Events – Martin Luther King Day Celebration
Farmington Community Library (32737 W. 12 Mile Rd. Farmington Hills, MI 48334-3302)
All events at the Main Library take place in the Auditorium, unless otherwise noted. Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration includes activities and events for all ages!
10:30 – Make peace signs in Main Library Browsing Room
11:15 – March along 12 Mile
11:45 – Hear from Community Officials
Noon – Keynote Speaker Yusef ‘Bunchy’ Shakur; Why does MLK matter in the 21st Century?
1:00 – Hear from Community Officials
1:15 – Performance from the Warner Middle School Choir
2:15 – Wild Swan Theater presents Under the African Sky
3:30 – Poetry with Ber-Henda Williams
4:00 – Performance from Harrison High School Dance Company
5:30 – Dinner and a movie: enjoy pizza while watching a film; discussion panel to immediately follow

Monday, January 15, 2018 at 10a
Pontiac Martin Luther King Jr Day Events – Greater Pontiac Community Coalition Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ceremony / Unity Day Parade / Breakfast
McLaren Oakland Medical Center (50 N Perry St, Pontiac, MI 48342)
For more info/ticket info, call 248-335-8740.

Monday, January 15, 2018 at 3p
Birmingham Martin Luther King Jr Day Events – Martin Luther King Day Celebration with Miz Rosie
Baldwin Public Library (300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, 248-647-1700)
Miz Rosie’s interactive, entertaining, and educational reenactment of Rosa Parks will bring history to life. This is best suited for elementary age students.

Martin Luther King Day Events 2018 – School’s Out Fun For Kids

Monday, January 15, 2018 from 9a-4p (before & after care available)
Southfield Martin Luther King Jr Day Events – MLK School Break Camp
Franklin Athletic Club (29350 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48034, (248-352–8000 ext 314, website)
For ages 3-12. Schools out for MLK Day. Reserve your child’s space for our Day Camp. A full day of activities that include bounce houses, games, swimming, crafts and so much more! contact Laura at lbarrick@ffrc.net to register. Limited space available!

Monday, January 15, 2018 from 10a-11p
Rochester Hills Martin Luther King Jr Day Events – Bowling Specials
Avon North Hill Lanes (150 West Tienken Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48306, 248-651-8544, website)
Open bowling and bumper bowling daily throughout the MLK weekend, with our Glow Bowling lights & music for families on MLK Day, from 10a until 11p. Hungry Howies pizza will also be available all day.

Monday, January 15, 2018 from noon-7p
Novi MI Martin Luther King Jr Day Events – School’s Out MLK Day Special
Paradise Park (45799 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI, 48375, 248-735-1050, www.paradiseparknovi.com)
1-topping personal pizza, regular soda, and 1 game of laser tag for just $12.95.

Monday, January 15, 2018 at 12:30p
Detroit Martin Luther King Jr Day Events – Detroit Pistons vs Charlotte Hornets
Little Caesar’s Arena
Great tickets specials at Pistons.com for exciting Detroit Pistons basketball!

Monday, January 15, 2018 from 1p-5p
Oakland Twp Martin Luther King Jr Day Events – Lost Lake Sledding Hill MLK Day
Lost Lake Park (846 Lost Lake Trail, Oakland, Michigan 48363, 248-651-4440 ext 299)
The BEST sled hill in Oakland County has their warming shelter open for some school’s out sledding! Make sure you call the sledding hotline at 248-651-4440 ext 299 before you head out to make sure the sled hill will be open! Review, Pics, Video.

This Martin Luther King Day Events 2018 Metro Detroit page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or being altered without notice or cancellations.

More Martin Luther King Day Events 2018 Metro Detroit coming soon….

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