The NAACP invites the community to join in the events of the 2016 Twin Ports MLK Arts and Culture Festival. Special thanks to the Northland Foundation for their assistance in making it accessible for the entire community.
For more details, visit the Twin Ports MLK Holiday website.
Thursday, Jan. 14 – 6:30 PM: Mayor’s MLK Reception
A chance to come together in unity amidst our diversity.
The Underground ~ 506 W. Michigan St ~ Lower Level
Friday, Jan. 15 – 7:00 PM: Friday Night with MLK: Duluth’s Got Talent
A showcase of Duluth’s diverse talent
Denfeld Auditorium – 401 N. 44th Avenue West
Saturday, Jan. 16 – 6:00 PM: Jammin’ with MLK
A Night of Celebration of the Contributions of People of African Heritage
Peace United Church of Christ ~ 1111 North 11th Avenue East
6:00 PM – Dinner 7:00 PM – Performance
Sunday, Jan. 17 – 5:00 PM: Community Ecumenical Worship Service
Featuring Rev. Marchelle Hallman
St. Mark AME ~ 530 North 5th Avenue East
MLK Holiday ~ Monday, Jan. 18 – 7:00 AM: Free Community Breakfast
Featuring former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick
Holy Family Catholic Church ~ 2430 West Third Street
7:00 AM Breakfast begins
8:00 AM Broadcast of Deval Patrick’s speech from Minneapolis
Funding from the General Mills Community Foundation.
Monday, Jan. 18 – 10:45 AM: March & Rally
Gather at 10:45 AM at Washington Center (corner of 4th St. and Lake Ave.) March starts at 11:00 AM. Route is from Washington Center through downtown to DECC. Rally at DECC begins approximately at 11:45 AM.
The rally will be interpreted into American Sign Language and recorded for broadcast on Wisconsin Public Radio – 91.3 FM.
Monday, Jan. 18 – 7:00 PM: Labor Movie Night: At the River I Stand
Duluth Labor Temple ~ 2002 London Road