Posted: 10:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013
By Kelli Wynn
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March Route and Rally Location Map:
9:30 a.m. – Starts at the Charles R. Drew Health Center, 1323 W. Third St. (also known as Martin Luther King Jr. Way). The march will continue out West Third Street and pick up other marchers at the Dayton Cultural RTA Transit Center, at the corner of West Third Street and Edwin C. Moses Boulevard, before going to the Peace Bridge on West Third Street.
The march will make another stop at West Third and Main streets to pick up more marchers near Courthouse Square in downtown Dayton.
The March will then turn right on North Main Street and continue on to Fifth Street, where the rally will begin at the Dayton Convention Center, 22 E. Fifth St.
Other MLK Jr. Holiday Events
4 p.m. - Jana Adams, director of Christian Education for College Hill Presbyterian Church, is the guest speaker at the The Trotwood/Clayton 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration. Cost is free.
6 p.m. - MLK Musical Celebration at Phillips Temple CME Church, 3620 Shiloh Springs Road. Cost is free.
11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Teen Day Celebrations at the Neon Movies, 130 E. Fifth St. Cost is free to the first 225 students. Movie shown will be “The First Grader.”
1 p.m. - Piqua MLK YWCA MLK program, 418 N. Wayne St. Cost is free.
Noon - Wright State University’s Unity March begins at the following four locations: Laurel Hall, Dunbar Library, Russ Engineering building, Forest Lane and, College Park C-Store. Marchers will then come together at the red Turning Points sculpture in the center of campus before going to a rally at the Student Union. Call Amaha Sellassie at 479-9757.
12 p.m.- Minnijean Brown Trickey, one of the Little Rock Nine, will speak at Wright State University. Event is free in the Apollo Room of the Student Union. Call 775-5645.
For more details about MLK Dayton Inc. events, visit www.mlkdayton.org.