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 email@example.com.
Monday, Jan. 20
Akron Art Museum
1 S. High St.
1 to 4 p.m.
Free is adult is accompanied by a child. No registration required.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration -- Lorain Public Library System
Avon Branch Library
37485 Harvest Dr.
440-934-4743 / www.lorainpubliclibrary.org
All-day crafts and activities
The King Legacy Awards Breakfast
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 E. Freedom Way
Doors open at 7:30 a.m.
513-333-7500 / www.freedomcenter.org
$40 per person
MLK Coalition March
March begins at 10:30 a.m.
MLK Day 2020 Programming & Activities
Noon to 5 p.m.
Free general admission. $5 per person for Rosa Parks Experience or Motel X exhibitions.
Case Western Reserve University Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation
Featuring: Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Friday, Jan. 17
Tinkham Veale University Center, Kelvin & Eleanor Smith Foundation Grand Ballroom
11038 Bellflower Rd.
Tickets are free, but online registration requested: case.edu/events/mlk; 216-368-5681
Cuyahoga Community College's Annual Dr. King Celebration
Featuring: Cece Winans
Sunday, Jan. 19
KeyBank State Theatre at Playhouse Square
1519 Euclid Ave.
2:30 to 5 p.m.
Tickets are free, but must be reserved by visiting: mlkcelebration.tri-c.edu.
Currently, sold out; however, waitlist is still being accepted.
Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast Celebration
Featuring: Quentin James and Stefanie Brown James
Windows on the River
2000 Sycamore St.
Doors open at 8:30 a.m.
$45 per person
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Open House
The Cleveland Orchestra
11001 Euclid Ave.
Free Admission Day
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
1100 Rock and Roll Blvd.
10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
MLK Day Celebration
Cleveland History Center
10825 East Blvd.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
216-721-5722 ext. 1108; www.wrhs.org/events/martin-luther-king-jr-day
Free for all ages. View archival material (photographs and newspaper articles) chronicling the life of Dr. King and his time spent in Cleveland.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration
Columbia Station Library
13824 W. River Road N.
Columbia Station 44028
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Annual MLK Birthday Breakfast
Featuring: Joyce Beatty
Greater Columbus Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C
400 N. High St.
7:30 to 10 a.m. Doors open at 7 a.m.
$60 per person
MLK Celebration and March
East High School
15000 E. Broad St.
Gathering at 2 p.m.
March begins at 4:45 p.m.
Program begins at 5:30 p.m.
Event concludes at 7 p.m.
Free Open House
King Arts Complex
867 Mount Vernon Ave.
Noon to 4 p.m.
Ohio History Center
800 E. 17th Ave.
$11 Seniors (60 or older) and college students (with valid ID)
$7 Youth (4 to 12)
Free under 3
Collection Connection: Civil Rights in Ohio at 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Fighting for Union and Freedom at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Courage in the Skies: The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen at 1 p.m.
29th MLK Day of Learning
Featuring: Achea Redd
Wednesday, Jan. 20
1 College and Main
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
MLK Interfaith Prayer Breakfast
Greater Allen Church
1620 W. 5th St.
$37.50 per person
Shiloh Baptist Church
3801 Fairbanks Ave.
MLK Teen Day
Film screening and discussion: Harriet
130 E. 5th St.
Movie begins at 11:35 a.m.
Doors open at 11 a.m.
MLK Celebration Banquet
Featuring: Elder Spiver W. Gordon
Dayton Convention Center Great Hall
22 E. 5th St.
6 to 9 p.m.
$75 per person
Annual Delaware-area Worship Service
Featuring: Rev. Dr. Ervin Smith
Delaware City Vineyard
32 Troy Road
Annual MLK Breakfast Celebration
Featuring: Korie L. Edwards, Ph.D
Ohio Wesleyan University
40 Rowland Ave.
Doors open at 7:45 a.m.
$25 per person; a table for 8 is $175.
NAACP Annual King Celebration
Lebanon Presbyterian Church
123 N. East St.
2 to 4 p.m.
MLK Art Workshop
1699 Deerfield Road
Noon to 2 p.m.
Mount Zion Baptist Church
1516 E. 30th St.
Commemorative Walk -- Greater Victory Christian Ministries King Holiday Celebration
From Lorain City Hall
200 W. Erie Ave.
Greater Victory Christian Ministries
559 Reid Ave.
Walk begins at 6: 30 p.m.
Program begins at 7 p.m.
4200 Surface Road
Columbus, Ohio 43228
Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity
Business Certification and Compliance
Research, Reporting and Recruitment
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission
File a Discrimination Complaint
Affirmative Action Program Verification
Certificate of Compliance
Submit I-29 (Work-hour Utilization)