Here’s just a sampling of events going on around Houston today…
The 25th Annual MLK Grande ParadeHouston’s Midtown 10 am http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org.
13th Annual MLK Youth Parade Houston’s Midtown https://www.mlkgrandeparade.org/youth-parade/
It’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at The Children’s Museum of HoustonNoon – 5 pm $5. https://www.cmhouston.org/event/mlk-day
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. dreamed for us to live in a world where we would “not be judged by the color of [our] skin, but by the content of [our] character.” Join the Children’s Museum of Houston in honoring civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his legacy during our 23rd MLK Day Annual Celebration. Sing African American spirituals. Listen to uplifting, winning words by Gardere’s oratory speech winner. March down Kid’s Hall in celebration of civil rights during our peace rally. Listen to “I Have a Dream,” the speech that changed the course of history.
Ebony Opera Guild: Uplift your spirits with African American spirituals.Gardere Oratory Speech Recital: Listen to inspiring, triumphant words by this year’s winner at Brown Auditorium.Peace March Led by Kid’s Committee: Exercise your right in celebration of Civil Rights.Event time and location: 12:30 p.m. in Kids’ Hall Alcove“I Have a Dream Speech”: Listen in awe as orator Steve Scott will recite the speech that changed history at Kids’ Hall Alcove.Talented 20: Get into the grove and get moving to the inspirational sounds of this choir at Kids’ Hall Alcove.Providence Jazz Emsemble: This middle and high school emsemble will pay tribute to MLK with selections such as “Amazing Grace” and “We Shall Overcome” and close with the “Negro National Anthem”.Event time and location: 1 p.m. in Brown AuditoriumMartin’s Big Words: Watch the movie chronicling Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy in civil rights.Event time and location: 2:30, 3:30, 4:30 p.m. in Brown Auditorium
***Activities, events and times subject to change.