Celebrating

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Schedule of Events

Sunday, January 10

At the Table | 4:00 pm

Colorado Community Church

2220 South Chambers Road, Aurora, CO 80014

A production of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life.

 

Monday, January 11

Opening Ceremony | 10:00 am

Aurora Municipal Center, 15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO 80012

Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan welcomes the public to a week of commemorative events.  Honor guard presentation by Central High School, choir selection by Aurora Hills Middle School, and Wa Shonaji Quilt Guild display

 

Candlelight Vigil | 6:30 pm

Aurora Municipal Center

15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO 80012 - Great Lawn

 

Proclamation and After Party | 7:30 pm

Aurora Municipal Center

15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO 80012 - City Council Chamber

 

Tuesday, January 12

School Forums | 11:00 and 12:30 pm

Aurora Municipal Center

15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO 80012 - City Council Chamber

Cherry Creek and Aurora Public School students

 

Cultural Heritage Extravaganza | 7:00 pm

Aurora Fox Theater, 9900 E. Colfax Ave. in Aurora

Performers from multiple cultural traditions

 

Wednesday, January 13

Grand Design Inc. & Cleo Parker Robinson | 12:00 nn

Aurora Fox Theater, 9900 E. Colfax. Ave. in Aurora

Contemporary vocal and dance performances

 

Community Relations Division Aurora TV Forums | 7:00 pm

Channel 8 and AuroraTV.org

 

Thursday, January 14

Job Fair and Resume Writing Workshop | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Aurora Municipal Center

15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO 80012 - Lobby

Sponsored by Solutions for Transformation

 

Aurora NAACP Forum on Race | 7:00 pm

Aurora Municipal Center

15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO 80012 - Aurora Room

 

Friday, January 15

Aurora Community of Faith Annual Breakfast | 8:00 am

Aurora Municipal Center

15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO 80012 - Lobby

Tickets $15.00

 

Saturday, January 16

Aurora NAACP College and Youth Forum on Race | 10:00 am

Aurora Strong Resilience Center

1298 Peoria St., Aurora, CO 80011

 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission State Scholarship Banquet | 7:00 pm

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

9898 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora, CO 80010

An event to honor those students who best exemplify Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s vision.

Sunday, January 17

Soul Diva Review II | 7:30 pm

Lannies Clocktower Cabaret (16th Stret Mall under the D&F Clock Tower)

Presented by Melody Renique and featuring Denver's own soul divas: Linda Styles, Coco Brown, Diana Castro and Melody Renique.  Tickets 1t www.lannies.com

 
Monday, January 18

MLK Marade | 9:00 am

Denver City Park

Celebrate the largest Martin Luther King Jr. march and rally in the United States. Participants gather at City Park and march to Civic Center Park, where a large rally commemorates the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

District Attorney Forum and Community Discussion hosted by Denver's DA Election 2016. After the Marade, come listen and learn about the candidates for the upcoming Denver District Attorney race. All candidates will be there. 12:30 pm at Trinity United Methodist Church (1820 Broadyway)