Though many individual houses of worship will be holding their own separate services to honor the legacy of Dr. King, IFLC here will list the larger community events as we learn of them.
Check back as this post will be updated in the days leading up to MLK weekend.
Please follow the links for more information.
MLK Celebration at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit (Buerki Auditorium) is set for Monday, Jan. 21 11 to 12:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker Radio personality Frankle Darcell. For more information click here.
Join us for a Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration activity and learning event, January 21, 12:30-5:00 PM. The event is broken into two segments.
All are welcome to join the peace march at 2:15 PM. Please bring a pair of new underwear or socks for donations to local shelters. This event is sponsored by the Plymouth-Canton ICO, The Beloved Community and the Canton Public Library.
MLK Weekend of Service
January 18-21, 2019
This year, make MLK Day about more than a long weekend. Join us for Repair the World Detroit’s fifth annual weekend of service.
Eat, chat, prep, serve, clean, watch, paint, build, organize, cook, rally, and march to honor the legacy of Dr. King.
This year, the theme of the weekend is L’Dor Vador, From Generation to
Generation. Service and learning for all ages and abilities. Keep reading for more, and sign up today.
Find Your Service Opportunity There’s something for everyone – all ages, all abilities MLK said, “Everybody can be great, because anyone can
serve.” We have volunteer, and learning programs throughout the weekend. Find the one that’s right for you, then hurry and sign up!
Saturday, January 19
Gleaners Community Food Bank – Food Packing. Ages 15+
Brilliant Detroit – Help create Kid Success Neighborhoods. All ages.
Sunday, January 20
Crossroads of Michigan Soup Kitchen – Meal prep, service and clean up. Ages 14+
Film Screening, Ferguson: A Report from Occupied Territory – Viewing, discussion, snack. This film is rated PG 13.
Painting for a Purpose: Art as Civil Disobedience – Learn about the history of art in the Civil Rights Movement, and create your own piece. All ages.
Monday, January 21
Arts and Scraps – help organize, sort, and build art kids for kids. All ages.
Friendship Circle – Help facilitate MLK Day camp. Ages 21+
Brightmoor Artisans Collective – sort donations, and help organize. All ages.
We can’t wait to see you! I’m in