Mayor Williams Will Attend the "We Three Kings" Production and the Organization of Minority Women's 29th Annual MLK Breakfast in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Posted on  01/18/2013 3:31 pm

(Wilmington, DE) - January 21, 2013 will mark Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This holiday is an opportunity for Wilmington residents to honor Dr. King’s legacy through their service. MLK Day encourages communities to bridge barriers, empower individuals and create solutions to social issues.

“Martin Luther King Day is about giving back to and serving your community,” said Mayor Williams. “We can never forget Dr. King’s commitment to achieve freedom and justice for all people.”

The MLK Day is a holiday observed as a day of service—a “day ON, not a day off.”

In remembrance of Dr. King, Mayor Williams will attend a variety of different MLK Celebrations throughout the City of Wilmington.

The featured MLK Celebrations include:

We Three Kings Production
Date: Sunday, January 20th
Time: 3:30pm
Location: The Grand Opera House
Description: A King Day Celebration Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Civil Rights Pioneers. The production will feature sounds of the Negro spiritual, dance movement, prose and the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Organization of Minority Women’s 29th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast
Date: Monday, January 21st
Time: 8:00am
Location: Chase Center on the Riverfront
Description: An event to celebrate the life and rich legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. During the breakfast, the Organization of Minority Women will honor and provide college scholarships to four high school graduating seniors.

The 24th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Children’s Birthday Party
Date: Monday, January 21st
Time: 12:00pm
Location: E-Zion Mount Carmel Church
Description: A birthday party for young children to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., while educating guests about his impact on the Civil Rights movement and commitment to nonviolence.