Taking inspiration from Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement, the 2017 theme is Moving Forward, Embracing Our Differences, allowing artists and writers to create submissions based on their own interpretation and creative vision in any medium, whether it be painting, photography, speech, song, etc. Prizes will be awarded in three age categories (11 and under, 12-17, and 18 and older), and submissions will be displayed at The Suzanne Haskew Arts Center (The SHAC) during the week before and throughout the March on Main Street which will be held on Sunday, January 15. In addition, winners and other selected submissions will be highlighted during the march concluding ceremony at The SHAC. All entries will be judged based on overall quality and interpretation of this the theme: Moving Forward, Embracing Our Differences. Submissions can be dropped off at The Carls Family YMCA or The SHAC during office hours. Register below.
Submissions are due by Sat, January 7, 2017.
Area residents will have the opportunity than to participate in the spirit of Dr. King's legacy as numerous events will take place throughout the weekend preceding the holiday as well as on the day itself.
Submit the form to have original artwork; watercolor, paints, pencil, written essay, poem or a recorded performance; music or other submitted for committee consideration, using the chosen theme as inspiration.
Information for both attendees and spectators regarding location, time, and requirements for various events held on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Additional information for artistic entree participants can also be found here.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day march information; time and location for both attendees and spectators. Information for artistic entrees, transportation opportunities, and concessions. Click here to be a part of this special event.
Individuals responsible for planning the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, events, choosing artistic entrees as well as meeting dates/times.
Opportunities for volunteers to share time and talents to benefit the community.