Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. Jan. 15-20.
■ Vigil for fallen leaders of the civil rights movement. 6 p.m. Jan. 15. Plantory, 501 W. 6th St., Suite 250, Lexington.
■ Trolley ride for freedom and justice. 7 p.m. Jan. 16. Central Public Library Main Lobby, 140 East Main Street, Lexington.
■ MLK Day of Community Service. 11 a.m. Jan. 17. Lyric Theatre, 300 East Third Street, Lexington. University of Kentucky Center for Community Outreach. Ukcco.org
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■ Day of healing movie and discussion. 2:30 p.m. Jan. 18. Central Public Library Conference Room A, 140 East Main Street, Lexington. #HandsUpKy.
■ MLK Day service. 6 p.m. Jan. 18. Central Christian Church, 205 East Short Street, Lexington.
■ KET programming. The Editor and the Dragon: Horace Carter Fights the Klan. 10 p.m. Jan. 18. KET2. The story of Horace Carter, the then-29-year old editor of the weekly Tabor City (N.C.) Tribune and his bold reporting on the Ku Klux Klan in the pre-Civil Rights era. Narrated by Morgan Freeman. Will air at 9 p.m. Jan. 19 on KET.
■ 21st annual Unity Breakfast. 6:30 a.m. Jan. 19. Heritage Hall West at the Lexington Center, Lexington. $20. This year's theme is "Unity: Striving for Justice, Equality and World Peace." For ticket information, Lexingtonalpha.org. For more information, email Lee Jackson or call (859) 539-5337.
■ Chalk for justice. 8 a.m. Jan. 19. Heritage Hall (Lower Level Lexington Convention Center, West Main Street), Lexington.
■ Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom March. 10 a.m. Jan. 19. Lower Level Lexington Convention Center, West Main Street. Commemorative Program to begin at 11 a.m.
The theme for this year's program is MLK Today: The Courage To Change. Keynote presenter is Susan L. Taylor. Free.
■ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 12:30-3:30 Jan. 19. Carnegie Center, 251 West Second Street, Lexington. Free, no registration necessary. Lunch and a series of interactive family activities, live music, guest speakers, group service project and a showing of Dr. King's inspirational speeches. Carnegiecenterlex.org.
■ One World Films: Free Screening of Red Tails. 2:30 p.m. Jan. 19. Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main St., Lexington. Cuba Gooding Jr. stars in the story of a squadron of black pilots, known as the Tuskegee Airmen, who battled racism and discrimination as they fought in World War II. Ron Spriggs, local historian and aficionado of Tuskegee Airmen history, will introduce the film. Lexfilm.
■ Midway Community Martin Luther King, Jr Service. 7 p.m. Jan. 19. Midway Presbyterian Church, 107 N. Turner St., Midway. (859) 846-4751 www.midwaypresbyterian.org
■ KET programming. A Ripple of Hope. 8 p.m. Jan. 19. The story of Robert F. Kennedy's decision to speak in Indianapolis the night of Dr. King's murder. KET.