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Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration

January 19 - 27, 2013

Martin Luther King, Jr.
(1929-1968)


Dr. Terrence RobertsTerrence J. Roberts to serve as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Keynote Speaker

Terrence J. Roberts will present the keynote address for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at Washington and Lee University on Sunday, January 20, 2013, at 7 p.m. in Lee Chapel. A reception will follow in the Commons Living Room. 

Events during the month of January include:

Saturday, January 19, 2013
Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance Concert
7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, Lexington (Reception following at First Baptist Church)

Sunday, January 20, 2013
Keynote Address by Terrence J. Roberts
         7 p.m., Lee Chapel (Reception following in the Elrod Commons Living Room)

Monday, January 21, 2013
A birthday party for the children of Rockbridge County
from Noon - 3 p.m. in the Elrod Commons Living Room. There will be games, fun and food. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The Civil Rights Movement: The Freedom Riders
- 12:20 p.m. - 1:15 p.m., Elrod Commons, Room 345

Thursday, January 24, 2013
The Reelection of President Obama Symposium
- 12:20 p.m. - 1:15 p.m., Elrod Commons, Room 345

Saturday, January 26, 2013
Community Service Projects - Cancelled due to the pending inclement weather

Sunday, January 27, 2013
Sunday Supper and Reflections - Cancelled due to the pending inclement weather


All events are open to the public and free of charge.