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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrations in Arlington 2019

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    2019 Arlington MLK Celebrations

    Discussing the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations taking place in Arlington with Lisa Thompson and Aaron Perales. Donna Brazile is this year's Keynote Speaker of the awards banquet. For a complete list of the celebrations taking place, visit www.arlingtonmlk.com.
    (Published Monday, Jan. 14, 2019)

    Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with NBC 5 and the City of Arlington.

    Join us in honoring his memory by attending the Arlington MLK Day Celebration January 18 – January 21, 2019. There are exciting and rewarding events to enjoy throughout this 4 Day event. Please visit www.arlington-tx.gov/mlk/ for a complete list of events.

    Friday, January 18 – 6:45 p.m.
    MLK “ADVANCING THE DREAM” AWARDS BANQUET
    UT Arlington
    Bluebonnet Ballroom
    E.H. Hereford University Center
    300 W. First St.
    For Tickets: www.UTATickets.com

    Saturday, January 19 – 11:00 a.m.
    The MLK STEP COMPETITION
    Celebrating the birthday of Dr. King, this event features the best in elementary, junior high and high school stepping.
    The James Bowie High School Auditorium
    2101 Highbank Drive
    Arlington
    www.arlingtonmlk.com

    Saturday, January 19 – 7:00 p.m.
    POETRY MEETS JAZZ
    UT Arlington
    Bluebonnet Ballroom
    E.H. Hereford University Center
    300 W. First St.
    Arlington www.EventBrite.com

    Sunday, January 20 – 6:00 p.m.
    DR. KING/HUBERT MOSS ECUMENICAL SERVICE
    For nearly three decades, this service continues to evoke the memories of two servants of the church. One served as a global leader for justice and peace and the other served his community.
    First United Methodist Church
    Arlington
    www.arlingtonmlk.com

    Monday, January 21 – 9:00 a.m.
    The Zeb Strong MLK Day of Service
    Make it a day on, not a day off! People of all ages, service organizations, schools, fraternities, sororities and churches work together to make a positive impact on the community around them. Volunteers gather at Mission Arlington/ Mission Metroplex for tools, supplies and assignments. The first 200 volunteers will receive a FREE MLK commemorative T-shirt.
    The Day of Service Festival
    www.ArlingtonMLK.com

    Monday, January 21 – 9:00 a.m.
    MLK YOUTH MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA
    On the Dr. King holiday, more than 400 youth voices join together in song as the Arlington, Texas Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Choir. This youth musical extravaganza also features scholarship recipients and exciting performances from the winners of the MLK Advancing the Dream Step Competition.
    FREE Admission!
    Metro Center at Fielder Church
    1323 W. Pioneer Parkway
    Arlington
    www.arlingtonmlk.com