Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Schedule of Events

    1/18/13 to 1/21/13

     MLK_DL

    Saturday, January 18, 2013

    10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    17th Annual MLK Jr. Oratory Competition
    Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Christ
    500 Clay Street, Houston, TX 77002
    713-867-3220
    Free to the public

    7:00 p.m.
    Black Heritage Society’s “MLK JR Mountain-Top Awards Gala”
    CWA Local Union Hall
    1730 Jefferson St., Houston, TX 77003
    – Reception, Banquet, Program/ Awards Ceremony
    Click here for more info

    Saturday, January 19, 2013

    10:00 a.m.
    Black Heritage Society’s MLK Children’s March
    Minute Maid Park – Downtown Houston (Texas @ Hamilton)
    501 Crawford Street, Houston, TX 77002
    – Free walk and march event
    Click here for more info 
    Free to the public

    10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Black Heritage Society’s Community Health Fair & Youth Concert
    MacGregor Park, (OST/MLK Blvd)
    5225 Calhoun Road, Houston, TX 77021
    – Free health and wellness fair, and musical performances
    Click here for more info
    Free to the public

    Sunday, January 20, 2013

    10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Black Heritage Society’s MLK “Feed the Hungry” Food Drive
    St. Johns United Methodist Church Cathedral Hall
    2019 Crawford St., Houston, TX 77002
    – Collecting can/ dry goods and non-perishable food items
    Click here for more info
    Free to the public

    4:00 p.m.
    Black Heritage Society’s MacGregor Park MLK Statue & Park Plaza Dedication
    MacGregor Park (OST & MLK Blvd)
    5225 Calhoun Road Houston, TX 77021
    – Free festival, tree and statue dedication
    Click here for more info 
    Free to the public

    Monday, January 21, 2013

    8:00 a.m.
    25th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast presented by the North Houston Frontiers Club
    Hilton Americas- Houston Downtown
    1600 Lamar Street, Houston, Texas 77010
    – Jasmine Guy, Keynote Speaker
    – Annual breakfast that provides educational and charitable assistance to needy minority students in the greater Houston area.
    Click here for tickets and more info 

    10:00 a.m.
    Black Heritage Society’s 35th Annual “Original” MLK Birthday Parade
    Minute Maid Park – Downtown Houston (Texas @ Hamilton)
    501 Crawford Street, Houston, TX 77002
    – Downtown parade that salutes Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Click here for more info
    Free to the public

    10:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.
    Black Heritage Society’s MLK, Jr. Community Festival
    Discover Green- Downtown Houston (Across from GRB Convention Center)
    Discovery Green (Jones Lawn)
    1500 McKinney, Houston, TX 77010
    – Free festival featuring musical performances and vendors.
    Click here for more info
    Free to the public

    12:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Peace Rally
    Children’s Museum of Houston
    1500 Binz Street
    Houston, TX 77004
    – Kids peace rally, speeches, fun and education.
    Click here for more info

    6:00 p.m.

    41st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration
    Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
    5902 Beall Street Houston, TX 77091
    Honoring Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Saluting Reverend F. N. Williams, Sr.
    Hosted by State Representative S. Turner, Reverend F. N. Williams, Sr., Antioch MBC, and Northside Pastors & Churches
    For additional information please call Alison Brock or Pam Watson at 512-463-0554 or email alison.brock@house.state.tx.us or pam.watson@house.state.tx.us

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