Presented by City of Irving

The City of Irving is expanding its annual celebration of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King into a three–day event. Adapting the theme, “Honoring the Legacy by Serving,” this year’s events will focus on community service.

  • Day of Service Rally and Project 9 a.m. Jan. 17, Lively Pointe Youth Center, 909 N. O’Connor Road.

Join volunteers from local nonprofit organizations for the City of Irving’s first Day of Service rally and project. Guest speakers include Councilman Dennis Webb and Fire Chief Victor Conley.

  • Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration 6 p.m. Jan. 18, Carpenter Theatre, Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.

Dr. King will be remembered through music, drama and dance. All ages are welcome to this family event. Admission is free.

  • Annual NAACP Spaghetti Luncheon Noon Jan. 19, Georgia Farrow Recreation Center, 530 Davis Drive.

All are welcome to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by attending a free spaghetti luncheon hosted by the NAACP. In addition to lunch, attendees will hear from guest speakers.

The expansion of this event was made possible by special grant funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service.

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