January 12 -15, 2018. Advancing The Dream.
“Everybody can be great… Because anybody can serve.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

2013 Four-Day Celebration Events

Friday, January 18, 2013

6:30 p.m. – “Sharing the Dream” Awards Banquet – ‘Kick-Off’ Celebration

Dinner, entertainment, scholarships and awards featuring live musical performances. Community dialogue about the theme “Speak Out. Be Heard. Change the World,” continues in many artistic forms
on the main stages. Banquet Hosts: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Saturday, January 19, 2013

11 a.m. – MLK Step Competition (featuring Elementary, Junior High and High School Teams)

New Location! Arlington High School at 818 W. Park Row Drive. $10 Admission at door.

$5 for elementary students & all children under age 5. Limited number of $5 pre-sale tickets available at the AISD Administration Building, 1203 W. Pioneer Pkwy.

3:30 p.m. – “Sharing the Dream” Multicultural Festival

Follow Dr. King’s footsteps and his travels to the seven continents of the world. Get your MLK Passport to diverse entertainment and samples of cultural foods on the Tarrant County College Southeast Campus, 2100 Southeast Pkwy.

Admission is free!

7:30 p.m. – An Evening of Spoken Word

This competition intensifies with a $1,000 cash prize to the winning poet. UT Arlington Bluebonnet Ballroom, 300 W. First St.

$15 Admission www.UTATickets.com.

Sunday, January 20, 2013

6 p.m. – Sharing the Dream – Hubert Moss Memorial Ecumenical Service

Vietnamese Martyrs Catholic Church, 801 E. Mayfield Road, hosts this year’s celebration service featuring keynote speaker the Rev. Dr. Richard Allen Farmer, a pianist, concert artist, author and pastor. Holiday reception immediately follows the service hosted by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Monday, January 21, 2013

8 a.m. to Noon – MLK Day of Service

“Sharing the Dream” Breakfast and Economic Opportunity Fair for
military veterans and their families at UTA Maverick Activity Center.
Volunteers will also span out into the community to make a difference.

3,000+ volunteers are needed! Visit www.ArlingtonMLK.com for opportunities and join us in the spirit of service. Volunteer breakfast hosted by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

6:30 p.m. – “Sharing the Dream” Youth Musical Extravaganza – Free Admission!

Metro Center – Fielder Road Baptist Church, 1323 W. Pioneer Pkwy. The Grand Finale – Musical tributes and performances involving over 700 area youth and artists!