Friday, November 17, 2017 
Essay and Art Contest Deadline

December 18, 2017
Winner Notification

January 6, 2018 | 10:00 a.m.
“Rekindling the Light of Peace”
Inside City Hall Chambers
100 N. Garfield Ave | Pasadena, CA 91101

January 9, 2018 | 5:00 p.m. 
Judging Essays & Art Display
Marshall Fundamental School
990 N. Allen Ave | Pasadena, CA 91104

January 13, 2018
“MLK Day On, Not Off”
Webster Elementary School
2101 E. Washington Blvd | Pasadena, CA 91104

January 14, 2018 | 4:00 p.m.
Martin Luther King Service

Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance
Metropolitan Church
2283 N. Fair Oaks Avenue | Altadena, CA 91001

Monday, January 15, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration and Student Awards
McKinley Elementary School (new location!)
325 S. Oak Knoll | Pasadena, CA  91101

Description:  The Martin Luther King Community Coalition, Pasadena Unified School District, Pasadena Tournament of Roses, and Aspires West of Pasadena in conjunction with the city of Pasadena, National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc., Gamma Lambda chapter presents the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday breakfast and celebration.

Families, friends, community members, local and state political leaders will be in attendance as student finalists are presented awards for their participation in the MLK Community Coalition Essay and Visual & Performing Arts Contest.  This free event features guest speakers and wonderful entertainment, and is the culminating ceremony of the 2017-2018 MLK Holiday Celebration events.

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