MLK 2020 Iowa Events

Here is a list of MLK Day 2020 events around Iowa.  Check your local news source for additional events.  For details of each event listed here including programs, speakers, times, locations, sponsors, hosts, click on this link The Des Moines Register.


Des Moines

State Historical Building, 600 E Locust St.
Saturday, Jan. 19 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

The Knapp Center at Drake University, 2601 Forest Ave.
Monday, Jan. 21 from 7 to 9 a.m.
Sixth annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast

The Sullivan Center at Mercy College of Health Sciences, 928 6th Ave.
Monday, Jan. 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Community Youth Concepts, 1446 Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy
Monday, Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Des Moines Public Library, 1326 Forest Ave.
Monday, Jan. 21 from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Although all Des Moines branches are closed for the federal holiday, the Forest Ave. library will open for this free and public event

First Christian Church, 2500 University Ave.
Monday, Jan. 21 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Yusef Salaam, one of the exonerated men known as the “Central Park Five,” will speak and answer questions about his life and the award-winning documentary “The Central Park Five” by Ken and Sarah Burns.

Perry
Perry High School
Monday, Jan. 21 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Ames
Ames Middle School
Monday, Jan. 21 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Iowa State University
Monday, Jan. 21 through Monday, Jan. 28

Boone
Ericson Public Library
Monday, Jan. 21 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Waterloo
Electric Park Ballroom
Sunday, Jan. 20 from 5 to 9 p.m.

Cedar Falls
University of Northern Iowa, Maucker Union
Monday, Jan. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ottumwa
Bridgeview Center
Monday, Jan. 21 from 7 to 10 a.m.

Iowa City
University of Iowa
Monday, Jan. 21 through Friday, Jan. 25

Coralville
Coralville Public Library|
Monday, Jan. 21 from 5 to 6 p.m.

Cedar Rapids
African American Museum of Iowa
Monday, Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Beyond the Baseline
Monday, Jan. 21 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Dubuque
Multicultural Family Center
Monday, Jan. 21 from 4 to 7 p.m.

Sioux City
Mayflower Congregational United Church of Christ
Monday, Jan. 21 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
The Sioux City NAACP is hosting this free event.

 

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