- This event has passed.
Martin Luther King Jr. Events Happening Across Louisville 1/16/23
January 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
King Solomon Baptist Church is hosting its Annual MLK Motorcade TODAY starting at 10am in West Louisville. Local groups, churches, officials will travel in the motorcade and end up at the church for a ceremony. Governor Andy Beshear will speak. The motorcade starts lining up at 9:30 a.m. at the Kroger Parking Lot on 28th and Broadway. There will be a spaghetti lunch at 1:30 p.m. at the church as well.
The Muhammad Ali Center is hosting a FREE DAY of learning and celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy. MLK’s infamous “I Have a Dream” speech will be shown at the top of each hour beginning at noon! This will be followed by a panel of seven Muhammad Ali Center Council of Students, that will speak on carrying forward Dr. King’s Dream and Muhammad Ali’s legacy in a forum hosted by the MAC. Prior to the doors opening for the “I Have a Dream” speech, The American Red Cross is hosting a Blood Drive at The Muhammad Ali Center beginning at 11am. Below is the full schedule of the Muhammad Ali Center MLK Schedule:
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – American Red Cross Blood Drive
11:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. – FREE admission to the Muhammad Ali Center
12 p.m. – First I Have a Dream screening, followed by MACCS panel
1-4 p.m. – Hourly screenings of I Have a Dream speech
The Louisville Urban League & Kentucky State University are having their Annual Indoor Invitational Classic, hosted at the Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center starting at 10am today. What: LUL/KSU HBCU INDOOR CLASSIC
Where: Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center