MLK Jr. events in the Upstate, WNC

Local News
martin-luther-king_119556

Here’s a list of other events happening in the Upstate:

  • A day of service – Jan. 20 at 8:30 a.m. – Furman Uiversity Breakfast and check-in at the Trone Student Center, Furman University 2nd Floor Atrium 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
  • BeLoved Village A Day On Workday – 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. – 15 Overbrook Pl. – Help build affordable homes and attend the Dr. King march. Breakfast and lunch available.
  • Mars Hill MLK Day Events – 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.-| Mars Hill University, 100 Athletic St. – Includes discussion of films, community conversations, a candlelight vigil + more.
  • MLK Privet Work Day at Cottonwood – Jan. 20 from 9 a.m. – noon – SPACE is hosting an MLK Day of Service volunteer work day out on Cottonwood trail!
  • MLK Day Camp at TCMU-Spartanburg – Jan. 20 from 9 a.m. – noon – Join Us As We Learn About The Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. And About Bravery, Peace And Kindness. Plus Some Yoga For Kids And Museum Play!
  • MLK Day of Service Period Party – Jan. 20 from 9 – 11 a.m. – Donations needed at SMC Studio in Spartanburg
  • United Way of the Piedmont Martin Luther King Day of Service – Jan. 20 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • MLK Day Mentoring Event – Jan. 20 at 9:30 a.m. – Furman University Middle and high-school students will have a chance to learn about college life.
  • MLK Day of Service Cleaning – Jan. 20 from 9: 30 – 11 a.m. – Spartanburg Shares at 137 South Dean Street, Spartanburg
  • 2020 King Legacy Week STEAMStart – Jan. 20 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – We invite after-school groups, youth organizations, and students in grades 1 – 8 to a day of fun and discovery with science and technology!
  • MLK Jr Day of Service 2020 Cleanup – 10-11:30 a.m. – 50 Martin Luther King Jr Dr– Roadside cleanup in preparation for the march from St. James AME Church to downtown. 
  • MLK Day of Service Litter Pickup – Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. – Conestee Park near the baseball field
  • MLK Peace March + Rally – 11:30 a.m. – Berry Temple United Methodist Church, 34 College Pl. – A march to City-County Plaza to hear speakers on justice and peace. 
  • Spirit of MLK Awards Celebration and Luncheon – 12-2 p.m. – Hopkins Chapel AME Church, 121 Hendersonville Rd. – Features the MAHEC Community Choir + keynote speaker Reverend Canon Nontombi Naomi Tutu.  
  • MLK Day Litter Sweep – Jan. 20 from 1 – 3 p.m. – Meet at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spartanburg (210 Henry Place) at 1:00 pm.
  • Environmental Injustice: Race, Class and Climate Change – 5 p.m. – Kenilworth Presbyterian Church, 123 Kenilworth Rd. – William Barber III is the keynote speaker. Potluck begins at 6:30 p.m. 
  • Candlelight Service – 6 p.m. – Central United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall, 27 Church St. – Honors area citizens and organizations that have dedicated themselves to the cause of social justice.
  • MLK Unity Celebration – Jan. 20 6:30 p.m. – Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium
  • I Have A Dream Paint & Sip – Jan. 20 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. – Wine and Design at 1175 Woods Crossing Rd, Greenville
  • MLK Interfaith Celebration – Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. – Daniel Memorial Chapel at Furman University Dr. Chanequa Walker-Barnes, a theologian and psychologist, will lead the celebration.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Food Drive
Destination Vacation
Livin Upstate Deals
Carolina Eats Contest
Adopt A Thon
wspa news app free for download choose your store below
download the wspa news app from the apple app store
download the wspa news app from the google play store

Trending Stories