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.
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 High School
Monday, Jan. 21 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Ames Middle School
Monday, Jan. 21 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Iowa State University
Monday, Jan. 21 through Monday, Jan. 28
Ericson Public Library
Monday, Jan. 21 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Electric Park Ballroom
Sunday, Jan. 20 from 5 to 9 p.m.
University of Northern Iowa, Maucker Union
Monday, Jan. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 21 from 7 to 10 a.m.
University of Iowa
Monday, Jan. 21 through Friday, Jan. 25
Coralville Public Library|
Monday, Jan. 21 from 5 to 6 p.m.
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.
Multicultural Family Center
Monday, Jan. 21 from 4 to 7 p.m.
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.