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HOUSTON AREA MLK CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Friday, January 13, 2012

7:00 PM

Black Heritage Society’s “MLK JR Mountain Top Awards and Ester King Memorial Gala”

CWA Local Union Hall

1730 Jefferson Street, Houston, Texas 77003

– Reception, Banquet, Program/ Awards Ceremony

– 2012 MLK Mountain Top Award to be presented to Jesse Owens

– Click here for more info http://www.blackheritagesociety.org/

7:00 PM

22ND Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Nessler Center

2010 Fifth Ave. North in Texas City

– Celebration and program

Saturday, January 14, 2012

10:00 AM

MLK Health Fair

MacGregor Park (MLK Blvd. and Old Spanish Trail)

5225 Calhoun Road Houston, TX 77021

– Free health and wellness fair

– Click here for more info http://www.blackheritagesociety.org/

12:00 PM

6th Annual MLK Youth Parade

Houston Community College Central Campus

Originates In Mid-Town @ San Jacinto St. & Elgin

– Parade featuring regional bands, floats and performances

– Click here for more info http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org/

12:30 PM

Black Heritage Society’s Community Festival & “MLK TREE” Memorial Statue Dedication

MacGregor Park (MLK Blvd. and Old Spanish Trail)

5225 Calhoun Road Houston, TX 77021

– Free festival, tree and statue dedication

– Click here for more info http://www.blackheritagesociety.org/

1:00 PM

BHS MLK JR. Children’s March

Minute Maid Park (Downtown Houston)

501 Crawford Street, Houston, TX 77002

– Free walk and march event

– Click here for more info http://www.originalmlkparade.org/

4:00 PM

11th Annual MLK Battle of the Bands Competition

Joe Kelly Butler Stadium

13755 South Main Street, Houston, Texas 77035

Annual battle of the bands event featuring regional high school and college band performances.

– Click here for tickets and more info http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org/

Sunday, January 15, 2012

10:00 AM

MLK “Feed the Hungry” Food Drive

St. Johns United Methodist Church Cathedral Hall

2019 Crawford Street, Houston, Texas 77002

– Collecting can/ dry goods and non-perishable food items in conjunction with the Houston Food Bank.

– Click here for more info http://www.blackheritagesociety.org/

Monday, January 16, 2012

8:00 AM

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast presented by the North Houston Frontiers

George R. Brown Convention Center (3rd Level)

1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, Texas 77010

– Christina Norman, Keynote Speaker

– Annual breakfast that provides educational and charitable assistance to needy minority students in the greater Houston area.

– Click here for tickets and more info http://www.nhfrontiers.com/breakfast.htm

10:00 AM

Black Heritage Society’s 34th Annual “Original” MLK Holiday Parade

Near Minute Maid Park

Parade begins at Texas @ Hamilton Streets

– Parade salutes the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial

– Grand Marshal, Congresswoman Shelia Jackson Lee

– Click here for more info http://www.originalmlkparade.org/

10:00 AM

The Mainland United Task Force 22nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

Carver Park in Texas City

10:00 AM

18Th Annual MLK Grande Parade

Houston Community College Central Campus

Originates In Mid-Town @ San Jacinto St. & Elgin

– Parade featuring regional bands, floats and performances

– Click here for more info http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org/

11:00 AM

Houston’s MLK Birthday & Community Celebration – Concert & Festival

Discovery Green (Jones Lawn)

1500 McKinney, Houston, TX 77010

– Free festival featuring musical performances and vendors.

– Click here for more info http://www.blackheritagesociety.org/

12:30 PM

MLK Day of Service with the Harlem Globetrotters

Root Memorial Square Park

1400 Clay Street, Houston, Texas 77002 (Across the Street from the Toyota Center)

Free to the public

– Click here for more info http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org/

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