Join former Indianapolis Colts linebacker Gary Brackett for a special event at the Indiana Statehouse. Brackett will deliver the keynote address for the for the "Living in the Footsteps of a King" program at the Indiana Statehouse. The program will also feature the Indiana Civil Rights Commission and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission, plus a performance by the Broad Ripple Magnet School Golden Singers Choir. The event is free, though space is limited.
When: January 17; 12:30 p.m.
Where: Indiana Statehouse
This unique dinner honors the legacy of Dr. King and also is a chance for over 600 IUPUI students, faculty and community members to network and engage in dialogue. Bobby Seale, a co-founder of the Black Panther Party will be the guest speaker. Cost is $25 for IUPUI students; $65 for faculty and staff; $75 for the community.
When: January 20; 6 p.m.
Where: Indiana Roof Ballroom
When: January 21, Breakfast at 9:30 a.m., walk at 10:30 a.m., viewing at 11 a.m.
Where: Madam Walker Theatre, Indianapolis Urban League
Experience the newly enhanced Civil Rights exhibit, "The Man and the Movement" and view the video documentary, "Legacy of King" at the Crispus Attucks Museum. The museum will host a live showing of President Obama's inauguration with light refreshments.
When: January 21; 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: IPS Crispus Attucks Museum
Enjoy the crazy and hilarious antics of the Harlem Globetrotters. Enjoy skillful and fun basketball with the entire family. Tickets start at $25.
When: January 21; 2 p.m.
Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse
If you're looking for a chance to give back on MLK Day, consider volunteering at the newest downtown bookstore. Indy Reads supports adult literacy. Adults and kids are invited to help organize shelves, stamp books and sort through donations at the Mass Ave bookstore.
When: January 21; 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: Indy Reads Bookstore