Here are some of the Martin Luther King Day events in the area:
Greater Liberty Baptist Church Youth MLK Service. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Jan. 20. Greater Liberty Baptist Church, 330 Chestnut St. Guest speaker: the Rev. Michael Worth-man of Ebenezer Baptist Church. This is a youth event (grades 6-12).
Disciples for the Dream Community Worship Service. 6 p.m. Jan. 20. Central Christian Church, 205 E. Short St. Featuring the MLK Community Choir under the direction of Marion Rogers. Speaker: the Rev. LaMarco Cable of Bread for the World. Free. (859) 277-2992.
Unity: A Continuous March Toward Equality 19th Annual Unity Breakfast. 6:30-9:30 a.m. Jan. 21. Lexington Center Heritage Hall West. Featured speakers: Tom Shelton, education; Wilbert W. James, spiritualism; Patrice Muhammad, civil rights; and Virginia Carter, humantarianism.
For tickets, contact Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. at (859) 539-5337 or Lexingtonal pha.org . $200 for a table of 10 ($20 a seat). Presented by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Alpha Beta Lambda Chapter Education Foundation.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration 41st anniversary. 9 a.m. Jan. 21. Heritage Hall, Lexington. More info: email@example.com .
10 a.m.: Freedom march. Participants may begin to gather at 9 a.m. in the inside corridor of Lexington Centers Heritage Hall on West Main Street.
11 a.m.: Commemorative program. Lexington Center, Heritage Halls East and Center.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: A Community Celebration. 12:30 p.m. Jan. 21. Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning, 251 W. Second St. Free. (859) 254-4175. Carnegiecenterlex.org .
The SHARE Center, along with the Islamic Society of Central Kentucky and Masjid Bilal, will host an afternoon of community service, 1-5 p.m. Jan. 21 at the SHARE Center, 572 Georgetown Street, Lexington. The center will offer free flu shots to adults on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 859-270-9402 or email sharelex@ insightbb.com for information.
Sing Your Song, a documentary about Harry Belafonte. 2 p.m. Jan. 21. Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main St. Free. Sing Your Song covers the life and times of the singer-actor-activist as he rose from jazz and folk clubs of Greenwich Village and Harlem to success. It also shows the life of a black man, even as a superstar in 1960s America, as he is confronted with the same Jim Crow laws and prejudices that every black person in America faced. Sing Your Song presents a look at the civil rights movement through the eyes of an insider.
Free parking all day in the Lexington Public Library/Park Plaza garage.
2013 Martin Luther King Jr. march and celebration. 6-8 p.m. Jan. 21. Winchester First United Methodist Church, 204 S. Main St. The march will be in front of the courthouse at 6 p.m. The celebration will immediately follow the march or at 6:15 p.m. Free. (859) 644-9013.
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service. 7 p.m. Jan. 23. Campbellsville University Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave. Speaker: C.B. Akins, senior pastor at First Baptist Church Bracktown, Lexington. Sponsored by Campbellsville University. For information, contact John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, at jechowning@ campbellsville. edu or (270) 789-5520.
The Kentucky Community and Technical College System and its 16 colleges will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day with events scheduled across the state.
Maysville Community and Technical College:
Community Martin Luther King Jr. March and Services. 2 p.m. Jan. 20. Washington Missionary Baptist Church, 504 Clark St., Maysville. Guest Speaker: Pastor L. Rodney Bennett, Mayslick Second Baptist Church.
Bluegrass Community and Technical College:
Lexington Community Celebration. Jan. 21. Lexington.
10 a.m.: commemorative march, downtown Lexington.
11 a.m.: My Lord, What A Morning program.
Guest Speaker: Jeff Johnson, award-winning journalist, social activist, political commentator and author.
Ashland Community and Technical College.
King Commemorative Celebration. 10:30 a.m. Jan. 21. Service, march to follow. St. James A.M.E. Church. Guest Speaker: Bishop Samuel Moore, Full Gospel Assembly Church.
Gateway Community and Technical College.
Ninth annual Northern Kentucky Branch NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Outreach Luncheon. One Nation, One Dream: Helping the Least, the Last, and the Lost. Noon Jan. 21. Newport Syndicate, 18 E. Fifth St., Newport.
Northern Kentucky Martin Luther King Jr. Regional March. 5 p.m. Jan. 21. Begins at 12th Street and Jillians Way, ends at the Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington.
Northern Kentucky Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Celebration. 6 p.m. Jan. 21. Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington. Guest Speaker: Laketa Cole, councilwoman for Cincinnati.
Somerset Community College.
Annual Martin Luther King Community Celebration. A Dream Deferred: Celebrating the Life of a Martyr. 2 p.m. Jan. 21. First Baptist Church, 128 Main St., Somerset. Guest speaker: Whit Whitaker with Diana Hallman.