Monday, January 20, 2003

Events honoring King

• Arts Consortium Dreamkeepers Awards Breakfast, 8 a.m., Hyatt Regency Hotel downtown. Tickets are $25. Info: 381-0645

• March and ceremony in downtown Cincinnati: Interfaith prayers and remarks on Fountain Square begin at 11:15 a.m., followed by a march to Music Hall. Program there begins at noon and honors Cincinnatians who participated in the historic 1963 March on Washington. This year's keynote speaker and special honoree is the Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth.

• Third annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Convene for the Dream Celebration candlelight march. Leaves World Peace Bell at Fourth and York streets in Newport at 5:45 p.m. Another march begins at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church at 120 E. Ninth St. in Covington. The two marches will merge at Fourth and Greenup streets in Covington and proceed to the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, 1 W. RiverCenter Blvd., Covington.

• At the Northern Kentucky convention center:

6:30 p.m. Holmes Junior High Chorus and Holmes Junior High Band concerts.

7:30 p.m. Cincinnati rock `n' roll legend Bootsy Collins introduces Notre Dame Academy Chorus and Northern Kentucky Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance Chorus.

Keynote speaker is the Rev. Dr. William Edwards of Indianapolis.

• Ballet tech Ohio and Bi-Okoto Drum and Dance Theatre presents a show in honor of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., 1 and 2 p.m., Center Court, Kenwood Towne Centre. 683-6860.

• The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth signs the book A Fire You Can't Put Out: The Civil Rights Life of Birmingham's Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth by Andrew Manis, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Main Public Library, 800 Vine St., downtown. 369-6900.

• Programs for kids at Kenton County Public Library branches. All are free, but registration is required. Call the Independence branch at (859) 962-4030, the Erlanger branch at (859) 962-4003, and the Mary Ann Mongan Library in Covington at (859) 962-4077.


• College of Mount St. Joseph Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. roundtable discussion, noon Wednesday, Corona Room, Seton Center, CMSJ, Delhi and Neeb roads, Delhi Township. Free and open to public. 244-4414.

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