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Martin Luther King, JR.

Martin Luther King, Jr Day
Songs For A Dreamer: The Virginia Symphony
  Sunday, January 15, 2017
7:00 P.M.
Calvary Revival Church
5833 Poplar Hall Drive
757-213-1403
The City of Norfolk and The Virginia Symphony Orchestra present a Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Neighbors Building Neighborhoods Harmony Project Community Concert Songs for a Dreamer - A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
This free concert will feature orchestral and vocal music that inspires the legacy of Dr. King. 
The HARMONY Project is underwritten by the Norfolk Arts and Humanities Commission and focuses on the partnership between the VSO and several historically African- American church congregations in the Hampton Roads communities.
 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Ceremony and Walk
  Monday, January 16, 2017
9:30 A.M.  (doors open 8:30 A.M.)
Attucks Theatre, 1010 Church Street.  
Following the ceremony, participants will walk to the MLK Jr. Memorial at Brambleton and Church St. for a wreath-laying ceremony.  

Parking available at the Garden of Prayer Worship Center, 1001 Church St. 


Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 
  Thursday, January 12
3:00 P.M. 
Janaf Branch Library, 124 Janaf Shopping Center
Celebrate Dr. King, honor, family and unity with a fun craft. (family).  
 
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Man of Peace
  Thursday, January 12
4-5:30 P.M. 
Van Wyck Branch Library, 1368 DeBree Avenue 
We will show a short film and have activities to celebrate Dr. King (school age). 
 
   A Day of Service
  January 16
  Join Teens With a Purpose (TWP) on Martin Luther King Day of Service, not a day off but a day on, that promotes year-round volunteer service and civic engagement.
  Help expand the Garden of Amity and build the Teen Café. Our goal is to provide free and healthy fresh foods during our afterschool programs year around. We are looking for volunteers to help make this possible. We hope that you will join us.
  MLK Day of Service | Sign Up
  Vivian C. Mason Teen Center
  700 E Olney Road
  Norfolk, VA 23504

 Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King: TREK for Civility Week Event 
 January 17
 12-3:00 P..M.
 Larchmont Branch Library, 6525 Hampton Boulevard
 Celebrate Martin Luther King's legacy and watch the movie "Selma" (adults)