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Martin Luther King, JR.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Lead Like King Gala
  Friday, January 12, 2018
6:30 P.M.
First Presbyterian Church of Norfolk
First Hall
820 Colonial Avenue
This is a semi-formal commemoration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Lead Like King Gala will include a delicious "Soul Food" dinner and exhilarating" Soul Music".
Dr. Antipas L. Harris (host, Alex Harris (national recording artist), Marquita Bianca Castano (MC of event), Billye Brown Youmans (soloist), James Alonzo Harris (pianist) and the Norfolk State University Chamber Choir.
Tickets $50. Click Here for ticket information.
 
NPL Martin Luther King Jr. B-Day Celebration
  Saturday, January 13, 2018
1:00 P.M.  -  2:00 P.M.
Blyden Branch
879 E. Princess Anne Rd.
Join us as we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. Refreshments provided.
 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Ceremony and Walk
  Monday, January 15, 2018
9:30 A.M.  (doors open 9:00 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.
 
Man of Peace: Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.
  Wednesday, January 17, 2018
4:00 P.M.  -  5:30 P.M.
6700 E. Tanners Creek Dr.
We will show a short film honoring the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and offer a few activities celebrating his many achievements. (school age).
 
TREK for Civility Week: Tolerance, Respect, Empathy and Kindness
  January 17, 2018
All Day
Barron F. Black Branch
6700 E. Tanners Creek Dr.
Let’s celebrate by spreading kindness everywhere we go! Come to the library and pick up a list of Random Acts of Kindness. Choose 3 activities; complete them and come back to the library on Friday for a small prize.

 TREK for Civility Week: Tolerance, Respect, Empathy and Kindness
  January 17, 2018
4:00 P.M.  -  5:30 P.M.
Barron F. Black Branch
6700 E. Tanners Creek Dr.
Movie Night: Sky High.

  January 18, 2018
  2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  Janaf Branch Library, 124 Janaf Shopping Center
  Let’s keep Dr. King’s dream alive by sharing with our children the Coretta Scott King Honor book entitled “I Have a Dream.” Listen to the original “I Have a Dream” speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while enjoying the magnificently painted illustrations of Kadir Nelson. Additional copies will be available for the shared book reading. All are welcome. 
 
  January 18, 2018
  2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  The Voices of Norfolk Concert Choir honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr as part of NPL's "TREK for Civility Week."
   
The Mountaintop: Attucks Theatre
  Saturday, February 24, 2018
8:00 P.M.
Attucks Theatre
On the evening of April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated outside room 306 of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. What happened inside room 306 the night before the killing is a mystery.
In her internationally acclaimed play, The Mountaintop, playwright Katori Hall imagines what may have transpired in the overnight hours between the legendary civil rights leader and a hotel maid.
A hit on Broadway and London’s West End, The Mountaintop is “a powerful, poetic take on King’s legacy” (Los Angeles Times).
 
January 18, 2018