Bellevue celebrates Dr. King’s legacy

Bellevue celebrates Dr. King’s legacy
Posted on 01/02/2018

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day this month, the City of Bellevue will host two events celebrating the famed civil rights leader's life, legacy and teachings. Both events are free and open to the public.

Dr. Martin Luther King Program

  • Wednesday, Jan. 10, 12-1 p.m.
  • City Hall Council Chamber, 450 110th Ave. NE
  • Free parking available at Meydenbauer Parking Garage for the duration of the event.

A panel of black and African-American community leaders to discuss the importance of Dr. King’s ideas today, life on the Eastside, and their thoughts on the progress of equality and equity in American society. This event is cosponsored by the King County Library System and Friends of the Bellevue Library.

Crossroads Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration and Health Fair

  • Monday, Jan. 15, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Crossroads Bellevue Market Stage, 15600 NE Eighth St.

The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration and Health Fair at Crossroads Shopping Center in Bellevue offers inspiring talks by guest speakers and community leaders, live entertainment and performances that honor Dr. King’s work. Visitors will also have the opportunity to donate blood, receive free health screenings and explore a variety of health-related community resources. This event is cosponsored by the Alumni Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and Crossroads Bellevue.

For additional information or accommodation requests, contact Mark Manuel at 425-452-7886 or mmanuel@bellevuewa.gov. Communication Access Real-time Transcription (CART) will be provided.

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