March on Main Street

Sunday, January 15, 2017 – March on Main Street

This year’s March on Main Street from Prospect Hill to The SHAC is being held on Sunday, January 15, 2017. Line up for the march starts at 12:30, and the ceremony commences at 1:00 p.m. with a brief presentation and National Anthem performance. The march travels through downtown and ends at The SHAC for the closing ceremony, where there will be hot beverages and refreshments, a presentation of awards for the contest winners, as well as music in celebration of the holiday. The HV MLK Day Committee will also provide information on how to be a part of upcoming community service projects in its efforts to continue Dr. King’s vision of the Beloved Community where citizens of all ages and backgrounds donate time, effort, and energy to promote peace and unity.

For more informationlike “The Huron Valley Martin Luther King Jr. Day Committee” on Facebook. 

3:00pm-5:00pm: Carls Family YMCA- Taste of the World Culture

 

Monday, January 16, 2017 – TBD

Community service event to be held possibly at The SHAC. Ideas include Empty Bowl project fundraiser for Community Sharing and/or large group blanket making with blankets donated to Community Sharing or another local shelter. Also, perhaps something to support local veterans in response to recent news that Detroit ranks as the worst city in the US in terms of Veterans support.

Get Involved

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.

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Art Contest

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.

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Schedule

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.

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Celebration

Martin Luther King Jr. Day march information; time and location for both attendees and spectators. Information for those who have submitted an artistic submission as well. Indication as to where artistic entrees will be displayed.

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Committee

Individuals responsible for planning the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, events, choosing artistic entrees as well as meeting dates/times.

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Community Service

Opportunities for volunteers to share time and talents to benefit the community.

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