Individuals within the San Francisco Bay Space will be a part of collectively to have a good time Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 21. Right here’s a take a look at among the prime occasions occurring:

San Francisco

The Northern California Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Neighborhood Basis (NorcalMLK): The group is internet hosting its annual MLK celebrations in San Francisco. The theme for MLK2019 is “We Are In This Collectively.” Occasions are free and open to the general public (until in any other case famous) and embody a 1.5-mile march/parade starting 11 a.m. Jan. 15 from the Caltrain Station in downtown San Francisco to Yerba Buena Gardens, honoring the famed Selma-to-Montgomery marches and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. There shall be dwell music following the march/parade. MLK occasions additionally embody lectures, movies, an arts pageant, a well being truthful and different occasions Jan. 19-21. Extra info: sfmlkday.org.

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The Museum of the African Diaspora: MoAD is providing free admission on Jan. 21 and has loads of occasions deliberate, together with screenings of “Martin Luther King, Jr. in India” documentary and performances by Dimensions Dance Firm and Prescott Circus. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Go to www.moadsf.org for extra info.

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South Bay/Peninsula

MLK Day of Service and East Palo Alto Mayor’s Tree Planting: At this fourth annual occasion, volunteers will work with Cover, Grassroots Ecology and the San Francisquito Joint Powers Authority to “create new habitat for native pollinators and chook species at a number of of the not too long ago reopened entry factors of the Bay Path in East Palo Alto.” Volunteers shall be planting timber and vegetation with a view to create “inviting gateways to the Bay Path and different city inexperienced house.” Occasion runs 9-a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Martin Luther King Park, 435 Daisy Lane, East Palo Alto. For extra info, go to http://cover.org/event-calendar/.

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