As host and home to The Martin Luther King Library at Fourth and San Fernando, you know we will be celebrating Martin Luther King for his courage, vision and legacy. Many cities in the Bay Area will host events honor Dr. Martin Luther King and many citizens will spend the whole day celebrating him.
At 7:30 A.M, The Wyndham Hotel will be host to the Annual “Movers Of Mountains Award And Scholarship” breakfast. Tickets for this event can be purchased until January 12th, 2006. The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association honors people who volunteer their time and made significant contributions to the county of Santa Clara; who have made the community a better place to live, without the expectation of recognition.
Caltrain’s Freedom Train departs San Jose 10 a.m., arrives San Francisco, 11:25 a.m. Fares $7 to $10 include return trip. Free bus to Bill Graham Civic Auditorium will be available. Details are available at www.mlkscv.org/mlk-freedom-train-san-jose-san-francisco.htm.
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium will be host to a full day of celebrations. From 9am till noon, there will be health screenings and discussions. At noon there will be a rally and celebration of this great man.
If you are unable to make an event on January 15th, 2007; Stanford University has listed several events through The Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute.
On January 12th, 2007 The Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute is hosting an open house from 2-4 p.m. In celebration of volume VI of the Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr.: Advocate of the Social Gospel, MLKR&EI welcomes everyone to share in fellowship and light refreshment with our staff and scheduled guests: Clarence B. Jones (attorney to Dr. King); Michael Honey (historian & author); Bettie Mae Fikes (SNCC Freedom Singer); Dorothy Cotton (SCLC Director of Education).
On Sunday, The Memorial Church will be hosting an honor to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. featuring guest preacher the Rev. Benjamin Reynolds, former pastor of the Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church of Colorado Springs. Rev. Reynolds is passionate about social conscience, justice, peace and human transformation and is known as a man with a strong desire to open the walls of the church to reach out to the community that is desperately searching for answers to the meaning of life.
On January 17th, 2007 Tresidder Memorial Union will be hosting the Food and Words For The Soul Luncheon. Where Jonathan Thomas, Pastor of Administration at Jerusalem Baptist Church will do a reading of King’s original sermons featured in volume VI of the Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr.: Advocate of the Social Gospel. A book signing by editors Clayborne Carson and Sue Englander will follow the reading. Musical entertainment and refreshments provided by the King Celebration Committee. Sponsored by the campus-wide King Celebration Committee.