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Sunday in Reston: Celebrating MLK

Full slate of events to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

There is a full lineup of events in Reston on Sunday to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and ask the community "Are we keeping the promise."

Where noted, some of the events at Reston Community Center require advance registration.

NOTE: The Keynote address and luncheon are sold out.

RCC will team with several community organizations, including  Reston Interfaith and The Closet for volunteer service projects.

Projects will be held indoors and outdoors (weather-permitting) throughout Reston and are open to adults and children. Volunteers will be treated to lunch.

Sunday, January 20 

Keynote Address from Julian Bond and Community Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

RCC Hunters Woods

SOLD OUT

 

Featured Speakers:

Presentation of Colors

South Lakes High School JROTC

Singing of the National Anthem

Led by South Lakes High School Chorus Members

Welcoming Remarks

William G. Bouie

Vice-Chair, Reston Community Center Board of Governors

 

Catherine M. Hudgins

Hunter Mill District Supervisor, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

 

Sharon Bulova

Chair, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

 

Gerry Connolly

Congressman, 11th District of Virginia

 

Introduction of Keynote Speaker

Beverly Cosham

Chair, Reston Community Center Board of Governors 

 

Keynote Address

Julian Bond

Former Chairman of the Board, NAACP

 

Lift Every Voice and Sing

Led by SLHS Chorus

 

Especially for Youth

Sunday, Jan. 20, 12:30 p.m – 2:30 p.m. (12:15 p.m. limited on-site registration)

RCC Hunters Woods

Free. Registration Required (#704717-3B)

 

Commemorative March

3:15 p.m.

Lake Anne Plaza (ending at Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation)

Free

 

23rd Annual Voices of Inspiration Concert

4:00 p.m.

Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation

Free

 

Ongoing 

Children’s Art Exhibit:  “Are We Keeping the Promise?”

Through Jan. 31

RCC Hunters Woods

Free

For more information or to register for an event,  call 703-476-4500 or visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com

 

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