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



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)



23rd Annual Voices of Inspiration Concert

4:00 p.m.

Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation




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

Through Jan. 31

RCC Hunters Woods


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


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