Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in central Ohio
Here are some ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day in central Ohio on Monday:
The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Breakfast is virtual this year, with Ohio State University President Kristina Johnson speaking.
- 9-11am, $25.
Learn about the civil rights movement with the King Arts Complex and its free event featuring remarks from Sen. Hearcel Craig and kid-friendly activities.
- Noon-2pm, Ohio History Center, 800 E. 17th Ave.
The city of Columbus is hosting a march through downtown.
- 4:30-5:30pm, beginning at City Hall, 90 W. Broad St.
A Worthington program features readings by local students and performances by the Capriccio Columbus Choir and Urban Strings Youth Orchestra.
- 11am, live-stream only.
Take a "Hike for Hope" through Dublin's Thaddeus Kosciuszko Park. It will feature 20 signs with excerpts from King's "I Have a Dream" speech through Jan. 28.
- Open daylight hours, 4444 Hard Road.
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