MLK events

  • Posted: Monday, January 21, 2013 12:13 a.m., Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013 3:44 p.m.

WHAT: MLK Federal Holiday Parade

WHEN: 11 a.m. today

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

COST: Free (parade enrollment is $10)

MORE INFO: 722-1644 or www.ywca-charlestonsc.org

WHAT: Youth Speaks Out

WHEN: 12:30 p.m. today

WHERE: YWCA, 106 Coming St.

COST: Free

MORE INFO: 722-1644 or www.ywca-charlestonsc.org

WHAT: 2013 Black History Intercollegiate Consortium’s observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday

WHERE: Summerall Chapel on The Citadel campus

COST: Free

MORE INFO: The event recognizes S.C. Rep. Wendell Gilliard, S.C. Sen. Robert Ford, Trident Technical College representative Anita Zucker, Charleston Southern University representative Betty Mitchell and Medical University of South Carolina representative Cynthia Wright. For additional information, call 953-6779.

WHAT: MLK unity service with the Rev. Alfred Williams and guest speaker Henry Darby

WHEN: 6 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, 1561 Mosstree Road, North Charleston

COST: Free

MORE INFO: 209-4825

WHAT: North Charleston MLK holiday parade and Unity Service led by the Rev. Nelson Rivers III

WHEN: 11 a.m. Saturday, followed by Unity Service and entertainment

WHERE: Starts at intersection of Rivers Avenue and Durant Avenue, ends at Park Circle

COST: Free

MORE INFO: 209-4825

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

WHEN: 4 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Morris Street Baptist Church, 25 Morris St.

COST: Free

MORE INFO: 722-1644 or www.ywca-charlestonsc.org

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