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Martin Luther King Day March
January 4, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bates Techincal College in Tacoma hosts their annual Martin Luther King Day March. Join Bates staff, students and community in a march on MLK Day from the downtown campus to the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center, followed by a community celebration (details below).
The City of Tacoma celebrates the 28th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration from 11:00am-1:00pm at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center. The event will feature keynote speaker Dr. William Bell, as well as music, dance and poetry that highlight young men of color and the work of Dr. King. Attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable food donations to benefit the Emergency Food Network’s MLK Food Drive.
For more MLK Day events, be sure to check out our post on What to Do With the Kids on Martin Luther King Day-South Sound Ideas.