Martin Luther King Day 2014 Tucson Events

Martin Luther King Day is Monday, January 20th and Tucson kingcommemorates it in many different ways. Here at 91.3 KXCI Tucson on Monday, January 20th be sure to tune in for great music from the civil rights struggle, guest djs, community voices and segments of Dr. Martin Luther Kings Speeches from 7am to 6pm. Below are some additional community events.

On Monday, January 20th The Martin Luther King Jr. March and Festival Celebration begins at the U of A Mall at 8:30am with a march to Reid Park. The program continues at the Demeester Performance Pavilion from 10:30am to 3:30pm. This year’s celebration is also a Tribute to Nelson Mandela and includes speakers, dancers, praise dance, choirs from various churches, jazz, R&B, Hip Hop, barbecue, catfish, chickenwings, cake and pie. More information: Donna Liggins 237-7806 or drliggins33@hotmail.com

Temple EmanuEl hosts The Annual MLK Jr. Freedom Song Singalong. Ted Warmbrand leads songs that inspired and were inspired by the young people who made the American Civil Rights Movement move. Monday, January 20, 225 N Country Club at 2 PM.

On Monday, January 20th, The Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona host Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration Monday, from 11 am- 2 pm;

Formal program begins at 11:00 am with opening remarks from Congressman Rob Barber & Mayor Jonathan Rothschild at the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona Headquarters 4300 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson 85711. Activities take place at the lot adjacent to office & future home of the Girl Scout Leadership Building

The Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in partnership with Tucson Service Learning, Arizona Serves, the American Red Cross and the Cesar Chavez Foundation on Monday, January 20, 2014 from 11 am-2 pm at the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona headquarters.

On Monday, January 20th, Saguaro National Park will be joining along  with other national park units across the country to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a fee-free entry into the park on Monday, January 20. Visitors arriving in the park on Monday will be allowed to enter free of charge.