The Huron Valley Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Sunday, January 19, 2020 – March on Main Street

The HVMLK Day Committee will host the 15th annual March on Main Street from Prospect Hill to The Suzanne Haskew Arts Center starting at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday January 19th. Following the march at SHAC, we will host a post-March ceremony including music performances and information on local volunteer opportunities. Hot beverages and light refreshments will be offered. Additionally, the entries for this year's art/writing/multimedia contest will be on display, and awards will be presented for this year's winners.

All events offered by the HVMLK Day Committee are free and open to the public.

March Line-up starts at 12:30PM at 'Prospect Hill Shopping Center' located at 516 Highland Ave., Milford, MI 48357.

1:00PM- March On Main Street

March on Main Street from Prospect Hill to SHAC. Groups are encouraged to march together with signs designating their support of MLK Day. The SHAC is located at 125 South Main Street, Suite 700 (next to River's Edge Brewing Co.).

Marchers are also encouraged to dine in downtown Milford, before making their way to Prospect Hill for the march.

 

Monday, January 20, 2020 4:00-7:00 PM

Soup Recipe Food Drive Meal Assembly for Community Sharing at the Suzanne Haskew Arts Center.Free family-friendly meal assembly event with other community service activities at The SHAC. From January 1st through the 19th, several red plastic collection bins will be placed in area grocery stores and businesses along with a list of requested ingredients that customers can buy and donate. The selected recipe, called Southwest Chicken Soup, requires only four ingredients that can be purchased at a low price, although donors are also encouraged to add a bag of tortila chips as well. All donations will be transported to The SHAC on Monday, January 20 for the Food Drive Meal Assembly event where volunteers of all ages can assist in creating and decorating packages that include all necessary ingredients for the soup recipe along with a few MLK Day themed extras. The event is free and open to the public. The Community Sharing collection bins will be located at Kroger of Milford, Matti’s Fresh Market (formerly Milford Grocery), The SHAC, River’s Edge Brewing Co., and in the main office of both Milford and Lakeland High School. Other businesses may also be added to the list of donation sites.

Art Contest

Submit original artwork; watercolor, paints, pencil, written essay, poem or a recorded performance; music or other submitted for committee consideration, using the chosen theme as inspiration.

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Schedule

Information for both attendees and spectators regarding location, time, and requirements for various events held on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Additional information for artistic entree participants can also be found here.

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Celebration

Martin Luther King Jr. Day march information; time and location for both attendees and spectators. Information for artistic entrees, transportation opportunities, and concessions. Click here to be a part of this special event.

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