MLK Commission Facts and Calendar

This Community Calendar page is to highlight events across Ohio to commemorate Dr. King.  If your community has a diversity event or an event celebrating Dr. King that you would like included, please send an email to the MLK Commission c/o mlk@das.ohio.gov

Community Calendar

Akron: King Holiday Events 2019

City Event
Akron

Family Day

Monday, Jan. 21

Akron Art Museum
1 S. High St.
Akron 44308

1 to 4 p.m.

330-376-9185

Avon: King Holiday Events 2019

City Event
Avon

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Monday, Jan. 21

Avon Branch Library
37485 Harvest Dr.
Avon 44011

10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

440-934-4743

Cincinnati: King Holiday Events 2019

City Event
Cincinnati

The King Legacy Awards Breakfast

Monday, Jan. 21

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 E. Freedom Way
Cincinnati 45202

8 to 9 a.m.

March begins at 10:30 a.m.

www.freedomcenter.org

Cleveland: King Holiday Events 2019

City Event
Cleveland

Case Western Reserve University Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation

Featuring: LaToya Ruby Frazier

Friday, Jan. 18

Tinkham Veale University Center, Kelvin & Eleanor Smith Foundation Grand Ballroom
11038 Bellflower Rd.
Cleveland 44106

12:45 p.m.

Tickets are free, but online registration requested: case.edu/events/mlk.

Cleveland

Cuyahoga Community College's 42nd Annual Dr. King Celebration

Featuring: Shirley Caesar

Sunday, Jan. 20

KeyBank State Theatre at Playhouse Square
1519 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland 44115

2:30 to 5 p.m.

Tickets are free, but must be reserved by visiting: mlkcelebration.tri-c.edu.

Currently, sold out; however, waitlist is still being accepted.

Cleveland

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Concert

Sunday, Jan. 20

The Cleveland Orchestra
Severance Hall
11001 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland 44106

7 p.m.

$45 per person

216-231-1111; www.clevelandorchestra.com

Cleveland

Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast Celebration

Featuring: Dr. R.E. Hedgeman

Monday, Jan. 21

Marriott Hotel at Key Center
127 Public Sq.
Cleveland 44114

7:30 to 10:30 a.m.

$45 per person

216-229-0306; www.kingbreakfast.org

Cleveland

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Open House

Monday, Jan. 21

The Cleveland Orchestra
Severance Hall
11001 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland 44106

Noon to 5 p.m.

$45 per person

216-231-1111; www.clevelandorchestra.com

Cleveland

Free Admission Day

Monday, Jan. 21

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
1100 Roack and Roll Blvd.
Cleveland 44114

10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

216-781-7625

Columbia Station: King Holiday Events 2019

City Event
Columbia Station

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

Monday, Jan. 21

Columbia Station Library
13824 W. River Road N.
Columbia Station 44028

10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

440-236-8751

Columbus: King Holiday Events 2019

City Event
Columbus

Public Library System

Monday, Jan. 21

The Village at Ottawa Ridge
1155 Noe Bixby Rd.
Columbus 43215

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Columbus

Annual MLK Birthday Breakfast

Featuring: John B. King, Jr.

Monday, Jan. 21

Greater Columbus Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C
400 N. High St.
Columbus 43215

7:30 to 10 a.m. Doors open at 7 a.m. 

$40 per person

614-863-6442

Columbus

MLK Celebration and March

Monday, Jan. 21

East High School
15000 E. Broad St.
Columbus 43205

March begins at 4:45 p.m.
Program begins at 5:30 p.m.
Event concludes at 7 p.m.

614-645-1993

Columbus

Free Open House

Monday, Jan. 21

King Arts Complex
867 Mount Vernon Ave.
Columbus 43203

Noon to 4 p.m.

614-645-5464

Columbus

MLK Day Celebration

Monday, Jan. 21

Ohio History Center
800 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus 44106

$10 Adults
$9 Seniors (60 or older)
$5 Youth (6 to 12)
Free under 5

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Film Screening: Blooms for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat at 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sat., Sun. and Mon

Art + Activism = Social Consciousness at 2:30 p.m.on Sat., Sun. and Mon.

614-297-2300; 614-297-2351

Columbus

Columbus State Community College Annual MLK Celebration

Featuring: Dr. Michael Eric Dyson

Wednesday, Jan. 30

Lincoln Theatre
488 Mount Vernon Ave.
Columbus 43203

10 a.m.

614-287-2426

Dayton: King Holiday Events 2019

City Event
Dayton

MLK Interfaith Prayer Breakfast

Friday, Jan. 18

Greater Allen Church
1620 W. 5th St.
Dayton 45402

10 a.m.

$37.50 per person

937-223-5115

Dayton

MLK Musical

Sunday, Jan. 20

Shiloh Baptist Church
3801 Fairbanks Ave.
Dayton 45402

6 p.m.

937-268-6711

 

Dayton

MLK March

Monday, Jan. 21

Charles Drew Health Centers
1323 W. 3rd St.
Dayton 45402

March begins at 10 a.m.

937-461-4336

 

Dayton

MLK Youth Celebration

Featuring: Rev. Jeremiah Lewis

Monday, Jan. 21

Dayton Convention Center Great Hall
22 E. 5th St.
Dayton 45402

Rally at 11 a.m.
Doors open at 10:30 a.m.

Rally is free.

937-333-4700

Dayton

MLK Celebration Banquet

Featuring: Fred David Gray, Esquire

Monday, Jan. 21

Dayton Convention Center Great Hall
22 E. 5th St.
Dayton 45402

6 to 9 p.m.

$75 per person

937-333-4700