Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events
Lexington Unity Breakfast: Unity: Moving From Concept to Reality with speakers Gwen Joseph, Victor Sholar, Al Smith and Jane Chiles. Jan. 16. Doors open at 6:30 a.m., buffet breakfast 6:30-7:45, program at 7:50. Lexington Center's Heritage Hall, 430 W. Vine St. $20, $200 for table of 10. (859) 225-0370. Lexarts.tix.com.
Woodford County Roots and Heritage Committee Community Breakfast with Rev. Darrick Briscoe. 8:30 a.m. Jan. 16. Versailles Baptist Church, 125 E. Green St. $15 for breakfast buffet. Tim Middleton, (859) 806-3177.
Lexington Program and March. 10 a.m. Jan. 16. Parade leaves from Lexington Center's Heritage Hall, 430 W. Vine St.
Cynthiana-Harrison County NAACP march and program. Jan. 16. March begins at 10 a.m. followed by service at 11 a.m. at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 305 N. Locust St. John J. Johnson, Kentucky Commission on Human Rights executive director, will speak. Luncheon to follow. Free. Kenneth Newby, (859) 234-1818.
Excerpts from Trent Tucker's Mahalia. 11 a.m. Jan. 16. Lexington Center's Heritage Hall, 430 W. Vine St. Presentation is in honor of 100th anniversary of the birth of gospel legend Mahalia Jackson. Written by University of Kentucky graduate Trent Tucker. Free.
Carnegie Center Celebration. 12:30-3 p.m. Jan. 16. 251 W. Second St., Lexington. Lunch, workshops, service project. Free. (859) 254-4175. Carnegieliteracy.org.
One World Film Festival screening of documentary Freedom Riders, with producer Laurens Grant. 2 p.m. Jan. 16. Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main St., Lexington. Free. (859) 266-6073. Oneworldfilmfestival.org.
Lexington Rescue Mission and East Seventh Street Center kids' activities.3-5 p.m. Jan 16. The Gathering Place, inside Lexington Rescue Mission Thrift Store, 720 Bryan Ave. Activities and games for children.
Lyric's Little Dresses for Lexington service project. 4-6 p.m. Jan. 16. Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, 300 E. Third St., Lexington. Rasheedah El-Amin, (859) 280-2201. Lexingtonlyric.com.
Winchester's March and Celebration. Jan. 16. March begins at 6 p.m. at courthouse on Main Street, continues to Broadway Missionary Baptist Church. Worship service follows.
Convocation with former football coach Herman Boone, portrayed in Remember the Titans. 9:30 a.m. Jan. 19. Union College Conway Boatman Chapel, 310 College St., Barbourville. Free. Unionky.edu.
A Song for Coretta. By Agape Theatre Troupe. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28. Lexington Opera House, 401 W. Short St. $17.50-$27.40. (859) 233-3535 or Ticketmaster, 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com. Agapetheatretroupe.com.
Lexington services affected by the Martin Luther King holiday:
Government: Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offices will be closed on Monday. The city’s recycling facility, electronic recycling center, and the Haley Pike waste convenience facility will also be closed.
Courts: All courts closed Monday.
U.S. Postal Service: No regular mail delivery or pickup or retail services Monday
Herald-Leader: Regular delivery, but offices closed Monday; for questions about delivery, call 1-800-999-8881.
Libraries: Closed Monday.
Health department: Closed Monday. LexTran: Regular service.
City garbage: Collections normally made Monday will be made on Wednesday. Residents who receive Monday pick-up should place their Herbies, Rosies and Lennies out on Tuesday, to assure collection the next day. M&M Sanitation: Regular pickup.