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Celebrate Dr. King's Legacy

January 8, 2018 - by Emma Sullivan

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Celebrate Dr. King's Legacy


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the great heroes, visionaries, and leaders of United States history. His message and legacy are still as relevant now as when he preached them. 

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day this month, the City of Bellevue will host two events that celebrate his life, legacy and teachings. Both events are free and open to the public. 

Dr. Martin Luther King Program 

  • Wednesday, January 10, 12 - 1 p.m.
  • City Hall Council Chamber, 450 110th Avenue NE
  • Free parking available at Meydenbauer Parking Garage for duration of event

A panel of black and African-American community leaders to discuss the importance of Dr. King’s ideas today, life on the Eastside, and their thoughts on the progress of equality and equity in American society. This event is cosponsored by the King County Library System and Friends of the Bellevue Library.

Crossroads Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration & Health Fair 

  • Monday, January 15, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Crossroads Bellevue Market Stage, 15600 NE 8th Street

The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration and Health Fair at Crossroads Shopping Center in Bellevue offers inspiring talks by guest speakers and community leaders, live entertainment and performances that honor Dr. King’s work. Visitors will also have the opportunity to donate blood, receive free health screenings and explore a variety of health-related community resources. This event is cosponsored by the Alumni Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and Crossroads Bellevue.

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