Athens MLK Day of Service
This day allows people across the United States to honor the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. through service.
Monday, January 21: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Location: Cedar Shoals High School
Celest Ngeve will be the Kick-Off's Celebration Speaker.
MLK Day of Service registration is underway at https://www.givepulse.com/group/118913-Athens-MLK-Day-of-Service
The Athens Land Trust is serving as the fiscal agent for the Athens-wide MLK Day of Service. Your tax deductible donation will help support the kick-off event, and the MLK Day of Service as a whole. Please donate today!
2019 University of Georgia "Freedom Breakfast"
Friday, January 18 at 8:00 a.m.
Location: Grand Hall at the UGA Tate Center
Learn more about the Freedom Breakfast
"Visions of MLK Art Exhibition and Saturday Celebration" at Lyndon House Arts Center
Saturday, January 19 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m..
The Lyndon House Arts Center welcomes the community for exhibitions and Saturday Celebration honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Learn more about the Visions of MLK Art Exhibition and Saturday Celebration
Sunday, January 20 at 5:00 p.m.
Location: Mount Pleasant Baptist Church
Co-sponsored by the Athens Area Human Relations Commission and the Interfaith Clergy Partnership of Greater Athens
4th Annual Athens in Harmony Concert
Sunday, January 20
Location: The Foundry, doors open at 6:00 and show at 7:00 p.m.
Day of Service Celebration
Monday, January 21: 1:00-3:00
Location: West Broad Farmers Market 1573 W. Broad St.
After you are finished at your volunteer site, please join us in a post-Day of Service celebration at the West Broad Garden to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and reflect on why we participate in “A Day On and Not a Day Off.” During this event, there will be refreshments plus a variety of community organizations with informational tables.
MLK Day Parade and Music Fest
Location: Monday, January 21 from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. in downtown Athens.
Learn more about the MLK Day Parade and Music Fest
Social Justice Symposium
Saturday, January 26 from 5:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Location: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens
Learn more about the Social Justice Symposium.
2019 Athens MLK Day of Service Sponsors and Partners:
Flanigan's Portrait Studio