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Unity Prayer Breakfast

Gather to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King!

Volunteer for an MLK Holiday BR Event in February
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Virtual MLK Celebration Program

Watch live recording of Mayor-President Broome's MLK celebration!

"My vision is to create a united celebration for the entire city of Baton Rouge, setting aside a week to honor Dr. King’s legacy of leadership, collaboration, progress, and service."

-Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome

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Join Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and Dr. Andre Perry LIVE on Facebook

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Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and The City of Baton Rouge are proud to join communities around the nation and the world, to honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and legacy through ‘A Day On and Not a Day Off’.

The 2022 MLK Holiday BR is an extended celebration and community service series that, similar to past years, will continue to bring diverse people together to inspire and be inspired by their city through service.

We aim to advance the Baton Rouge community in three key areas:
Literacy
Equity & Justice
Youth Empowerment
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‍It is time for individuals, organizations, and corporations to commit to organizing our strength into compelling power to ensure liberty and freedom for generations to come.
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MLK Day + Feb 13 - MARCH 17

LSU MLK Day of Service

Louisiana State University
Stay tuned for details!
Jan 17
,
8:30 am
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LSU MLK Day of Service

Church Service

NAACP
Stay tuned for details!
Jan 17
,
9:00 am
VIRTUAL
Register

Church Service

Healing History Art Exhibition Opening

Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge
Stay tuned for details!
Jan 17
,
5:00 pm
Cary Saurage Community Art Center
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Healing History Art Exhibition Opening

Eat to Live: Navigating Nutrition and Mental Health

Maxine Firm
Eat to Live: Navigating Nutrition and Mental Health with Ellen C. McKnight, RDN, MPA, CLC and Dr. Meghan Borne Kilbert, PhD
Feb 13
,
2:00 pm
Cary Saurage Community Arts Center
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Eat to Live: Navigating Nutrition and Mental Health

Community Impact Reception with Dr. Andre Perry

Dr. Perry
Feb 16
,
7:00 pm
Stream Live
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Community Impact Reception with Dr. Andre Perry

Unity Prayer Breakfast

Gamma Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Gather as a community to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King and to celebrate Black History Month!
Feb 17
,
7:00 am
Register

Unity Prayer Breakfast

After Hours at Capitol Park Museum Event

Feb 17
,
4:00 pm
Capitol Park Museum: 660 N 4th St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
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After Hours at Capitol Park Museum Event

The Choreography of Motherhood

Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge
Feb 17
,
7:00 pm
John & Virginia Noland Black Box Studio at the Cary Saurage Community Arts Center
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The Choreography of Motherhood

District 7 Ditch Litter Cleanup

Councilperson Lamont Cole
Ditch clean up in district 7.
Feb 18
,
9:00 am
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District 7 Ditch Litter Cleanup

Mentorship + Youth Development Training

Big Buddy
Big Buddy invites you to celebrate National Mentoring Month this January and commit to action by signing...
Feb 18
,
10:00 am
5550 North Florida
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Mentorship + Youth Development Training

District 10 Osage Street Fire Station Clean-Up

Mid City Redevelopment Alliance
Volunteers will be assisting in clean-up around service site...
Feb 19
,
8:00 am
2182 Osage Street 70802
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District 10 Osage Street Fire Station Clean-Up

Scotlandville High School Campus Beautification

Scotlandville High School Alumni
Volunteers will be assisting in campus beautification activities...
Feb 19
,
10:00 am
Scotlandville High School
Register

Scotlandville High School Campus Beautification

McKinley High School Campus Beautifications

McKinley High School Alumni
Volunteers will be assisting in campus beautification activities
Feb 19
,
10:00 am
McKinley High School
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McKinley High School Campus Beautifications

Belaire High School Courtyard Beautification

Belaire High School Alumni
Volunteers will be assisting in campus beautification activities...
Feb 19
,
10:00 am
Belaire High School
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Belaire High School Courtyard Beautification

Istrouma High School Campus Beautification

Istoruma High School Alumni
Volunteers will be assisting in campus beautification activities...
Feb 19
,
10:00 am
Istrouma High School
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Istrouma High School Campus Beautification

Gardere Community Service Projects

Gardere Initiative
Arts activities for younger children and neighborhood beautification for youth and adults.
Feb 19
,
10:00 am
TBD
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Gardere Community Service Projects

Krewe of Oshun Parade

North Baton Rouge Now, Inc.
Feb 19
,
12:00 pm
Howell Boulevard
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Krewe of Oshun Parade

Oshun and MLK Festival

Office of Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome
Feb 19
,
2:00 pm
BREC Scotlandville Parkway, 3200 Harding Blvd.
Register

Oshun and MLK Festival

District 10 Osage Street Fire Station Beautification

Walls Project
Volunteers will be assisting in clean-up around service site
Feb 20
,
9:00 am
2182 Osage Street 70802
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District 10 Osage Street Fire Station Beautification

McKinley High School Campus Beautifications 2

McKinley High School Alumni
Feb 20
,
12:00 pm
McKinley High School
Register

McKinley High School Campus Beautifications 2

Istrouma High School Campus Beautification 2

Istoruma High School Alumni
Volunteers will be assisting in campus beautification activities...
Feb 20
,
12:00 pm
Istrouma High School
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Istrouma High School Campus Beautification 2

Scotlandville High School Campus Beautification 2

Scotlandville High School Alumni
Volunteers will be assisting in campus beautification activities...
Feb 20
,
12:00 pm
Scotlandville High School
Register

Scotlandville High School Campus Beautification 2

Belaire High School Courtyard Beautification 2

Belaire High School Alumni
Volunteers will be assisting in campus beautification activities...
Feb 20
,
12:00 pm
Belaire High School Courtyard
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Belaire High School Courtyard Beautification 2

5TH Annual Capitol City School Senior Bowl

NAACP
Stay tuned for details!
Feb 20
,
1:00 pm
A. W. Mumford Stadium (Southern University)
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5TH Annual Capitol City School Senior Bowl

Closing Reception & Millennial Talk

Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge
Feb 21
,
6:00 pm
First Floor of Cary Saurage Community Arts Center
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Closing Reception & Millennial Talk

Otis' Dream

Dr. Moss
Mar 17
,
6:00 pm
Magnolia Theatre, BRCC
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Otis' Dream

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

wednesday
January 12,2022

Community Impact Reception with Dr. Andre Perry

Dr. Perry
7:00 pm
Stream Live
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Community Impact Reception with Dr. Andre Perry

thursday
JanUARY 13,2022

Unity Prayer Breakfast

Gamma Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Gather as a community to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King and to celebrate Black History Month!
7:00 am
View Event

Unity Prayer Breakfast

After Hours at Capitol Park Museum Event

4:00 pm
Capitol Park Museum: 660 N 4th St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
View Event

After Hours at Capitol Park Museum Event

The Choreography of Motherhood

Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge
7:00 pm
John & Virginia Noland Black Box Studio at the Cary Saurage Community Arts Center
View Event

The Choreography of Motherhood

friday
JanUARY 14,2022

District 7 Ditch Litter Cleanup

Councilperson Lamont Cole
Ditch clean up in district 7.
9:00 am
View Event

District 7 Ditch Litter Cleanup

Mentorship + Youth Development Training

Big Buddy
Big Buddy invites you to celebrate National Mentoring Month this January and commit to action by signing...
10:00 am
5550 North Florida
View Event

Mentorship + Youth Development Training

saturday
JanUARY 15,2022

District 10 Osage Street Fire Station Clean-Up

Mid City Redevelopment Alliance
Volunteers will be assisting in clean-up around service site...
8:00 am
2182 Osage Street 70802
View Event

District 10 Osage Street Fire Station Clean-Up

Scotlandville High School Campus Beautification

Scotlandville High School Alumni
Volunteers will be assisting in campus beautification activities...
10:00 am
Scotlandville High School
View Event

Scotlandville High School Campus Beautification

McKinley High School Campus Beautifications

McKinley High School Alumni
Volunteers will be assisting in campus beautification activities
10:00 am
McKinley High School
View Event

McKinley High School Campus Beautifications

Belaire High School Courtyard Beautification

Belaire High School Alumni
Volunteers will be assisting in campus beautification activities...
10:00 am
Belaire High School
View Event

Belaire High School Courtyard Beautification

Istrouma High School Campus Beautification

Istoruma High School Alumni
Volunteers will be assisting in campus beautification activities...
10:00 am
Istrouma High School
View Event

Istrouma High School Campus Beautification

Gardere Community Service Projects

Gardere Initiative
Arts activities for younger children and neighborhood beautification for youth and adults.
10:00 am
TBD
View Event

Gardere Community Service Projects

Krewe of Oshun Parade

North Baton Rouge Now, Inc.
12:00 pm
Howell Boulevard
View Event

Krewe of Oshun Parade

Oshun and MLK Festival

Office of Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome
2:00 pm
BREC Scotlandville Parkway, 3200 Harding Blvd.
View Event

Oshun and MLK Festival

sunday
JanUARY 16,2022

5TH Annual Capitol City School Senior Bowl

NAACP
Stay tuned for details!
1:00 pm
A. W. Mumford Stadium (Southern University)
View Event

5TH Annual Capitol City School Senior Bowl

MLK Day

monday
January 17, 2022

Closing Reception & Millennial Talk

Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge
6:00 pm
First Floor of Cary Saurage Community Arts Center
View Event

Closing Reception & Millennial Talk

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