MLK Commission Facts and Calendar

This Community Calendar page is to highlight events across Ohio to commemorate Dr. King.  If your community has a diversity event or an event celebrating Dr. King that you would like included, please send an email to the MLK Commission c/o mlk@das.ohio.gov

The Commission is also planning to begin additional community outreach after the first of the year. Please visit again soon for updates.

    Community Calendar

    King Holiday Events 2017

     City   Event
    Cleveland

    Free Admission Day

    Monday, Jan. 16

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    1100 Rock and Roll Blvd.
    Cleveland 44114-1022

    10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    216-781-7625

     Columbus  

    Open House -- Free

     Monday, Jan. 16

    King Arts Complex
    867 Mt. Vernon Ave.
    Columbus 43203

    Noon to 4 p.m.

    614-645-5464

    Columbus
     

    MLK March

    Monday, Jan. 16

    East High School
    1500 E. Broad St.
    Columbus 43205

    Gathering begins at 4 p.m.

    March begins at 4:45 p.m.

    614-645-1993

    Columbus  

    MLK Memory Celebration -- Free

    Tuesday, Jan. 31

    Columbus State Community College
    Conference Center Ballroom
    315 Cleveland Ave.
    Columbus 43215

    10 a.m.

    614-287-5500

    Keynote speaker: Angela Davis

    Columbus  

    44th Annual MLK Celebration

    Tuesday, Jan. 31

    The Ohio State University
    Mershon Auditorium
    1871 N. High St.
    Columbus 43210

    6:50 p.m.

    614-292-0074

    Keynote speaker: Angela Davis

    Dayton  

    2017 MLK Dayton Celebration

    Monday, Jan. 16

    Banquet is $75 per ticket.

    Dayton Convention Center
    22 E. 5th St.
    Dayton 45402

    6 to 9 p.m.

    Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

    937-333-4700

    Elyria  

    Martin Luther King Day Open Skate

    Monday, Jan. 16

    Elyria North Park Ice Arena
    901 Duffey St.
    Elyria 44035

    1 to 3:30 p.m.

    440-365-4251

    Elyria  

    Annual King Holiday Soul Food Dinner

    Monday, Jan. 16

    Mercel Hall
    117 Oberlin Road
    Elyria 44035

    10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    440-323-7944

    Lorain  

    Liberty & Justice for All

    Monday, Jan. 16

    Lorain Public Library South Branch
    2121 Homewood Ave.
    Lorain 44055

    1 to 3 p.m.

    440-240-3314

    Sheffield Lake
     

    Women of the Civil Rights Movement

    Wednesday, Jan. 18

    Lorain Public Library Domonkas branch
    4125 E. Lake Rd.
    Sheffield Lake 44054

    6:30 to 7:30 p.m

    440-949-7410