Michiana celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

Below find a round-up of events to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Michiana.

Community fellowship breakfast

The Niles Chapter of the NAACP is hosting a community fellowship breakfast at Mount Calvary Baptist Church on Ferry Street from 7 to 10 am.

Breakfast is free but donations are appreciated.

Free museum entrance

Entrance to the Center for History and the Studebaker National Museum in South Bend is free, as long as you bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Food Bank of Northern Indiana.

They're open from 10 to 5.

Civil rights march

The annual civil rights march begins at noon at the County-City Building in South Bend.

Mayor Pete Buttigieg will be there.

State of our Black Youth

The Indiana Black Expo will present the 2012 findings of the "State of our Black Youth" report at 10a.m. at the Century Center.

Exhibits and blood drive

Exhibits and vendors from different community groups and small businesses will be set up from 9a.m. to 4p.m. at the Century Center.

A blood drive runs from 9a.m. to noon.

SJRMC awards

The St. Joseph Regional Medical Center will present the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award and Rosa Parks Award to SJRMC associates who are helping to build a better world through advocacy and service to the community.

The public is invited to attend and enjoy refreshments. It begins at 11a.m.

Look up volunteer opportunities for the National Day of Service here.


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