MLK Day Community Celebration

  • 10:30 AM
  • 1000 & 1000-B Cherry Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22903
  • 434-970-2016

Join us for our annual MLK Day Celebration as we honor Dr. King’s legacy!

We will have activities and service opportunities for all ages throughout the day including engaging crafts for youth, an inspiring talk by Pastor Greg Thompson, Free Food and More!! (see below for details)


10:30-12:00 AM – Adult Financial Literacy class at Boys and Girls Club (right next to Buford Middle School)

12:00-1:00 PM Kick off Lunch (FREE PIZZA) at Boys and Girls Club

1:00-3:00 Activities including Service Project and Arts and Crafts for children K-4th, Poetry Project and Discussion with Police for 5th-8th, Financial Literacy and Discussion with Police for 9th-12th, and a Panel Discussion for adults: “Race and Police Interaction” featuring Sarah Malpass, Pastor Lehman Bates & Derek Mondeau at Buford Middle School

5:00 PM – Candlelit March

6:00 PM – Evening Ceremony – Guest Speaker: Pastor Greg Thompson

7:15 – Free Cultural Community Potluck (please bring a homemade dish that is special to you)