Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.
2015 MLK Celebration- The Ohio State University hosts keynote speaker Rev. Al Sharpton for the 43rd Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. Location: Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom l The Ohio Union l 1739 N. High St. l Columbus, OH 43210.
Thursday, January 15, 2015-12:00 p.m.
MLK Annual Awards- Presentation of annual MLK Awards. The Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Holiday Commission will present awards at the 30th annual Ohio Dr. Martin Luther
King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration. Location: Trinity Episcopal Church l 125 East Broad Street l Columbus, OH 43215.
Saturday, January 17, 2015, 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
The 2015 City of Columbus Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Oratorical Contest - More than 60 local youth between 1st and 12th grade recite their orations in front of audience and judges.
Monday, January 19, 2015, 7:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.
30th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Breakfast- The Martin Luther King Breakfast Committee, Inc. invites the public to the Columbus signature King Holiday event attended by thousands of diverse supporters. The keynote speaker is Dr. Julius Scruggs, President of the National Baptist Convention. Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center l Battelle Grand l 400 North High Street l Columbus, OH 43215.
Monday, January 19, 2015, 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Capital University 24th Annual Dr. Martin Luther
King Jr. Day of Learning
Monday, January 19, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Open House- Join the King Arts
Complex for the Open House Birthday Celebration of the life and legacy of Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.. This community event is an excellent opportunity for
children, families and friends to enjoy musical and live theatrical
performances, watch films, learn about the civil rights movement, participate
in hands-on studio art activities, view the art exhibition and meet new
friends. This community event is free and open to the public.
Monday, January 19, 2015- 4:00 p.m.
The City of Columbus takes great pride in its observance of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr2015 Dr. Martin
Luther King Jr. Day Celebration- Join us as we honor
Civil Rights legend Martin Luther King, Jr. Our program includes a day filled
with remembrance and celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther
The celebration will kick-off with the annual Martin Luther King Day March
which will begin from the King Arts Complex and end at the historic Lincoln
Theatre where we will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King
through an inspirational program featuring guest speaker Julian Bond.
PM MLK Day March Kick Off, King Arts Complex
4:45 PM MLK March, King Arts Complex
5:00 PM MLK Day Sponsor Reception, Cardinal Health Ballroom
6:00 PM MLK Day Celebration, Lincoln Theatre