MLK Memorial Events Calendar

Updated: Your guide to D.C. happenings celebrating the King Memorial.

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Thursday, Aug. 25

Honoring Past, Present, Future Pioneers, Civil Rights Pioneers Luncheon

This luncheon honors those who stood with Dr. King during the civil rights movement, those who stand for the dream today and those who encourage future generations.

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Time:
12-2 p.m.
Cost:
$85/seat (limited ticket availability)

A.D. King: Brother to the Dreamer: Behold the Dream, film screening and discussion

The Rev. Dr. Alfred Daniel Williams King, brother of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., worked on several civil rights campaigns. This documentary highlights his contributions. A.D. King's widow, Naomi King, and the film's executive producer, Dr. Babs Onabanjo, will lead a discussion after the screening.

Location: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library
Time:
1:30 p.m.
Cost:
Free and open to the public

Partners in the Dream, public expo

Join supporters of the memorial for a public expo including information booths, performances and a tribute to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Time:
3-8 p.m. (runs daily through Sunday, Aug. 28)
Cost:
Free and open to the public

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