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Founded in 1987, the Sarasota MLK Celebration Committee is dedicated to honoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin L. King, Jr.
MLK Day events and festivities have been canceled by the Greater Newtown Community Redevelopment Corporation due to surge in Covid cases.
Things to Do
A number of local organizations are hosting events to celebrate King's life and legacy.
The event begins at 9 a.m. at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Bradenton.
Freeman Hrabowski III, the president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a leader in promoting diversity in science and math, is speaking in Sarasota on Friday, March 8.
Bestselling author Kitty Kelley returns to the Women's Resource Center to discuss her new book about the March on Washington.