Martin Luther King Observances

January 16, 1994

Here is a sampling of Baltimore-area activities being planned in commemoration of the Rev. Martin Luther King's birthday. The legal holiday is tomorrow.

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY: The Rev. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., executive director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, will speak at a rally at noon tomorrow, First Baptist Church, 31 W. Washington St., Annapolis.

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY: Storytelling by volunteers from the Banneker-Douglass Museum between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. tomorrow at the William Paca House and Gardens at 186 Prince George St.

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY: The YMCA of Anne Arundel County will present its 13th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial Breakfast tomorrow at the Ramada Inn, off Jennifer Road in Annapolis. Doors open at 7 a.m. $16. Information: 263-7271.

BALTIMORE CITY: Address by Dr. David Levering Lewis, author and scholar, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, in the Edgar Allen Poe Room, Central Library, 400 Cathedral St. Call 396-5494 by Jan. 19 for reservations.

BALTIMORE COUNTY: Candlelight vigil and march, 4:45 p.m. tomorrow, Pearlstone Student Center, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson.

CARROLL COUNTY: Interfaith observance open to all at St. Joseph Catholic Community, 915 Liberty Road, Eldersburg, from p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today. The Rev. Douglas B. Sands, pastor of Martin Luther King Memorial United Methodist Church in Baltimore, will speak. Choirs, potluck supper. Churches collecting offering for Carroll County Food Sunday and E.S.C.A.P.E. Ministries, which help poor people. Information: 795-6152 or 795-0273.

HOWARD COUNTY: Two-day commemoration of Dr. King's birth and life's work. At 7 p.m. today, Centennial High School, Dr. Vincent Reed, vice president for communications for the Washington Post, will deliver an address titled, "From Dream to Reality: An Evening of Awakening." From noon to 4 p.m. tomorrow, program called "From Dream to Reality: A Day for All Children," will be held at Columbia Mall.

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