King Center Announces Plans For 2013 Atlanta MLK Holiday Observance

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    Friday, January 18, 2013, 10:00 a.m.
    Naturalization Ceremony – U.S. Immigration Services
    The King Center, Freedom Hall Auditorium

    Saturday, January 19, 2013, 2:30 p.m.
    The DREAM 50 Art Contest Awards Ceremony
    Morehouse College – Martin Luther King, Jr. International Chapel
    FREE and Open to the Public
    Hosted by the Morehouse College, Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection and The King Center

    Saturday, January 19, 2013, 5:30 p.m. Reception – 6:30 p.m. Dinner
    The Annual “Salute to Greatness” Awards Dinner
    Hyatt Regency – Downtown Atlanta (Ticketed Event)
    Ticket — $250.00

    Sunday, January 20, 2013, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    The King Center Book Signing
    The King Center, Freedom Hall Auditorium – FREE and Open to the Public

    Monday, January 21, 2013, 8:00 a.m.
    The Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service
    Ebenezer Baptist Church – Horizon Sanctuary, 407 Auburn Avenue, N.E., Atlanta, GA
    Free and Open to the Public (Limited Seating)
    {Presidential Inauguration “Watch Party” will be held in the Horizon Sanctuary following the Commemorative Service}

    Monday, January 21, 2013, 2:00 p.m.
    King Week Holiday March & Rally
    FREE and Open to the Public
    The march is held on Auburn Avenue from Peachtree Street to Jackson Street
    To participate in the march, call or email 404.614.3233 or

    Monday, January 21, 2013
    The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    of Service Project
    FREE and Open to the Public
    For more information contact: Hands On Atlanta at (404) 979- 2800 or

    For more information about the MLK birthday observance program and the year-long commemoration of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, please contact 404-526-8900 or visit .

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