MLK celebration events on tap

  • Posted: Saturday, January 12, 2013 12:01 a.m.
Civil rights leader Martin Luther King gestures during a speech at a political rally in Montgomery, Ala., in this April 29, 1966, photo.

WHAT: MLK Area Worship Services

WHEN: Sunday, various times

WHERE: 3 p.m. Calvary AME Church, 8321 Pine Landing Road, Edisto Island; 3:30 p.m. Bethel Baptist Church, 6506 Highway 162, Hollywood; 4 p.m. Goose Creek United Methodist Church, 142 Redbank Road; 4 p.m. Bibleway Baptist Church, 2019 Savage Road, West Ashley; 4 p.m. Bethel AME Church, 1900 Baker St., North Charleston; 4 p.m. A Gathering of African-Americans and Jews, Synagogue Emanu-El, 5 Windsor Drive, West Ashley; 4 p.m. Red Top-St. Stephen AME Church, 2840 Maybank Highway, Johns Island; 5 p.m. St. James Presbyterian Church, 1314 Secessionville Road, James Island; and 5 p.m. Greater Goodwill AME Church, 2818 Highway 17 North, Mount Pleasant

COST: Free

MORE INFO: 722-1644 or

WHAT: MLK Business & Professional Breakfast, featuring keynote speaker Eva Tansky Blum, senior vice president of PNC Bank, Pittsburgh

WHEN: 7:30 a.m. Tuesday

WHERE: TD Arena, 301 Meeting St.

COST: Variable prices for corporate tables for 6 or 10; individuals $30 each.

MORE INFO: 722-1644 or

WHAT: MLK Picture Awards, featuring Anita Zucker as keynote speaker

WHEN: 6 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE: Burke High School, 244 President St.

COST: Free

WHAT: MLK Panel Discussion: Remembering the Civil Rights Movement from the Black and Jewish Perspective, Part II

WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: Brith Sholom Beth Israel, 182 Rutledge Ave.

COST: Free

MORE INFO: 577-6599 or 722-1644 or

WHAT: CSO Gospel Choir’s program “This Little Light of Mine: I’m Gonna Let it Shine,” an MLK tribute featuring the CSO Spiritual Ensemble

WHEN: 7 p.m. Jan. 19

WHERE: Royal Missionary Baptist Church, 4761 Luella Ave., North Charleston

COST: Free

MORE INFO: Ticket required for entry, available at the church and North Charleston City Hall (Cultural Arts Department)

WHAT: MLK Federal Holiday Parade

WHEN: 11 a.m. Jan. 21

WHERE: Starts at Burke High School, 244 President St., ends at Marion Square

COST: Free (parade enrollment is $10)

MORE INFO: 722-1644 or

WHAT: Youth Speaks Out

WHEN: 12:30 p.m. Jan. 21

WHERE: YWCA, 106 Coming St.

COST: Free

MORE INFO: 722-1644 or

WHAT: MLK Tri-County Ecumenical Service, featuring keynote speaker John Lewis and the presentation of the Harvey Gantt Triumph Awards

WHEN: 4 p.m. Jan. 27

WHERE: Morris Street Baptist Church, 25 Morris St.

COST: Free

MORE INFO: 722-1644 or

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