The Huron Valley Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

13th Annual March on Main Street Schedule

Sunday, January 14, 2018 March on Main Street

The HVMLK Day Committee will host the 13th annual March on Main Street from Prospect Hill to The Suzanne Haskew Arts Center starting at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday January 14th. Following the march at SHAC, we will host a post-March ceremony including music performances and information on local volunteer opportunities. Hot beverages and light refreshments will be offered. Additionally, the entries for this year's art/writing/multimedia contest based on the theme of "His Dream Still Lives!" will be on display, and awards will be presented for this year's winners.

All events offered by the HVMLK Day Committee are free and open to the public.

March Line-up starts at 12:15PM at 'Prospect Hill Shopping Center' located at 516 Highland Ave., Milford, MI 48357.

1:00PM- March On Main Street

March on Main Street from Prospect Hill to SHAC. Groups are encouraged to march together with signs designating their support of MLK Day. The SHAC is located at 125 South Main Street, Suite 700 (next to River's Edge Brewing Co.).

Marchers are also encouraged to dine in downtown Milford, before making their way to Prospect Hill for the march.

 

 

Schedule of 2018's March on Main Street:

  • 12:15 PM Line up at Prospect Hill begins

  • 1:00 PM- Opening Statements.

  • National Anthem.

  • Color Guard provided by the American Legion.

  • Brief speech by Isaac regarding significance of the March.

  • March down Main Street with "I Have a Dream" Speech playing through speakers.

  • End of March music performance at SHAC. Entertainment, award artist contest winners, performances, and information on local volunteer opportunities.

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 artistic entrees, transportation opportunities, and concessions. Click here to be a part of this special event.

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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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