Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2013
Events in California

Bay Area - Central Coast Central Valley - Southern California

Bay Area
* click on the name of the event for more information *

 Name of event

Sponsoring organization

Location

City

County

Date

Time

Garber Park Restoration

Garber Park Stewards

John Garber Park

Berkeley

Alameda

1/19

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Covenant Worship Center West Berkeley Street Cleaning & San Pablo Park

Covenant Worship Center & the West Berkeley Community

Covenant Worship Center - 2622 San Pablo Avenue

Berkeley

Alameda

1/19

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Milk-for-Kids

Daily Bread

Berkeley Bowl (both locations) and Star Market

Berkeley

Alameda

1/21

various - see event website

Martin Luther King Day of Service 2013

East Bay Regional Parks District

Oak Port Athletic Field, 5737 Oakport St.

Oakland

Alameda

1/21

8:30 am - 12:00 noon

Martin Luther King Day of Service - Keep Peralta Hacienda Historical Park Beautiful

Peralta Hacienda Historical Park

2465 34th Avenue

Oakland

Alameda

1/21

9:00 am - 12:00 noon

MLK Day 2013 - Fruitvale and Lazear Elementary School

Service for Peace - Bay Area

Lazear Elementary School, 824 29th Ave.

Oakland

Alameda

1/21

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Restoration in Dimond Park

Friends of Sausal Creek

Dimond Rec Center, 3860 Hanly Rd. *Meet at Scout Hut

Oakland

Alameda

1/19

9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Wetland Restoration at Martin Luther King Jr. Shoreline

Golden Gate Audubon Society

Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Shoreline - Doolittle Drive and Swan Way

Oakland

Alameda

1/19, 1/21

Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm; Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 noon

MLK Day of Service 2013

Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Location varies by project

Bay Area-wide

Bay Area-wide

1/21

Time varies by project

Women's Initiative MLK Day of Service

Women's Initiative

Volunteer opportunities throughout the Bay Area

Bay Area-wide

Bay Area-wide

1/21

Time varies by project

MLK Day of Service

Urban Tilth

Richmond Greenway

Richmond

Contra Costa

1/21

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

MLK Day of Service

Walnut Creek Open Space Foundation

 

Walnut Creek

Contra Costa

1/19

9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Muir Beach Stewardship

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Muir Beach

Mill Valley

Marin

1/21

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Fort Baker Stewardship

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Fort Baker

Sausalito

Marin

1/21

9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Restoration Work Day

Richardson Bay Audubon Center

 

Tiburon

Marin

1/19

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

MLK Day of Song & Service

Musiciancorps

 

San Francisco

San Francisco

1/21

 

San Francisco MLK Day of Service

Human Rights Campaign & Larkin Street Youth Services

1138 Sutter St.

San Francisco

San Francisco

1/21

starts at 10:00 am

Mori Point Stewardship

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Mori Point

Pacifica

San Mateo

1/21

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pie Ranch Community Work Day, Potluck & Barn Dance

Pie Ranch

Pie Ranch, 2080 Cabrillo Hwy

Pescadero

San Mateo

1/19

1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MLK Service Trail Day - Santa Teresa

Santa Clara County Parks

Santa Teresa County Park - San Vicente Avenue and Fortini Road

Almaden

Santa Clara

1/19

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

MLK Service Trail Day - Lexington Reservoir

Santa Clara County Parks

Lexington Reservoir County Park, 17770 Alma Bridge Rd. Meet at Priest Rock Trail

Los Gatos

Santa Clara

1/19

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Spruce Up Youth Science Institute's Classroom in Nature

Youth Science Initiative

Vasona County Park - 333 Blossom Hill Road

Los Gatos

Santa Clara

1/19

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Community-Wide Mitzvah Day: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Oshman Family JCC

 

South Bay-wide

Santa Clara

1/21

Time varies by project

MLK Day Disaster Preparedness Doorhanger Challenge and Scavenger Hunt

American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter

 

 

Santa Clara

1/21

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 

Chanticleer Park Neighbors Park Workday

Chanticleer Park Neighbors

Chanticleer Park

Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz

1/24

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Living the Dream

Solano Community College

Solano Community College Theater, 4000 Suisun Valley Road

Fairfield

Solano

1/20

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration

Martin Luther King Birthday Celebration Committee

Santa Rosa High School Auditorium, 1235 Mendocino Ave.

Santa Rosa

Sonoma

1/13

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Central Coast
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Name of event

Sponsoring organization

Location

City

County

Date

Time

Food Drive

Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County

 

 

San Luis Obispo

1/14, 1/16

8:30 am

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Central Valley
* click on the name of the event for more information *

Name of event

Sponsoring organization

Location

City

County

Date

Time

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast

Fresno Martin Luther King Unity Committee & Clovis Police Department

Clovis Veteran's Memorial Building

Clovis

Fresno

1/19

8:30 am - 10:30 am

Martin Luther King All Faiths and Candlelight Vigil Service; Contact Rev. Bruce McAlister at 559-227-9819 for more information

 

1802 California Ave.

Fresno

Fresno

1/19

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Martin Luther King Awards and Reception Ceremony; Contact Greg Barfield at 559-621-8000 for more information

 

Fresno City Hall, 2600 Fresno St.

Fresno

Fresno

1/18

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Opening Garlanding Ceremony

 

Fresno County Courthouse Park, at MLK Bust

Fresno

Fresno

1/18

12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

Serving the Community, Honoring the Dream Concert

KVMR FM

Miners Foundry

Nevada City

Nevada

1/21

12:00 noon - 2:00 pm 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service: Hidden Falls

Placer County Parks, Folsom Auburn Trail Riders Action Coaltion, REI

Hidden Falls Regional Park, 7587 Mears Pl.

Auburn

Placer

1/19

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

March for the Dream

MLK365 Oak Park Community Center Sacramento Sacramento 1/21 7:45 am

Modesto Junior College 18th annual Martin Luther King Day Commemoration

Modesto Junior College

Mary Stuart Rogers Student Learning Center on MJC campus

Modesto

Stanislaus

2/8

7:00 am

"Remembering Our Roots: Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at King Hall"

University of California, Davis School of Law

UC Davis Conference Center

Davis

Yolo

2/4

12:00 noon

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Southern California
* click on the name of the event for more information *

Name of event

Sponsoring organization

Location

City

County

Date

Time

Realizing the Dream, Living the Legacy

City of  Culver City

Culver City Senior Center, 4095 Overland Ave.

Culver City

Los Angeles

1/19

12:00 noon - 6:00 pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service 2013, I Have A Dream (Youth volunteers only and must register by January 11th)

The Volunteer Center, South Bay- Harbor- Long Beach

13634 Cordary Ave.

Hawthorne

Los Angeles

1/26

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

25th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace & Unity Parade and Celebration

City of Long Beach

Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and Anageim St.

Long Beach

Los Angeles

1/19

10:30 am

Cake for King

California African American Museum

Exposition Park, 600 State Dr.

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

1/21

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

City Year Annual MLK Day of Service

City Year

Belmont High School, 1575 West Second St.

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

1/21

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

MLK Day of Service: Washington Irving Middle School Revitalization Project

LA Works, Northrup Gruman, Target

3010 Estara Ave.

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

1/21

9:00 am

The Dream @ 50 Awards Ceremony

California African American Museum

Exposition Park, 600 State Dr.

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

1/21

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

“Day On Not Off”

Pasadena MLK Community Coalition

John Muir High School, 1905 Lincoln Ave.

Pasadena

Los Angeles

1/19

8:00 am - 12:00 noon

MLK Jr. Holiday Celebration

Pasadena MLK Communinty Coalition

Robinson Park 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave.

Pasadena

Los Angeles

1/19

12:30 pm

 MLK Jr. Holiday Celebration

City of Pasadena, Pasadena MLK Community Coalition

Robinson Park, 1081 N. Fair Oak Ave.

Pasadena

Los Angeles

1/21

8:30 am

Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration 2013

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Westside Coalition; City of Santa Monica; CityTV-Santa Monica; SGI-USA; Santa Monica College; and the SMC Associates

SGI (Soka Gakkai International) Auditorium, 525 Wilshire Blvd.

Santa Monica

Los Angeles

1/19

10:00 am

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Concert

Santa Monica Symphony

SGI (Soka Gakkai International) Auditorium, 525 Wilshire Blvd.

Santa Monica

Los Angeles

1/20

3:30 pm

Day of Service

The Boys and Girls Club of San Gorgonio Pass

Roosevelt Williams Park, 1101 E. George St.

Banning

Riverside

1/21

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Honoring the Dream 3rd Annual Candlelight Prayer Vigil; call 951-288-4375 for more information

Healthy Heritage Movement, Inc.

Breezeway, City Hall

Riverside

Riverside

1/21

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

MLK High School  Food Drive Challenge

Jacobs and Cushman Food Bank

 

San Diego

San Diego

1/21 - 2/2

 

San Diego Multicultural Festival

Neighborhood House Association

Martin Luther King, Jr. Promenade Park – Downtown San Diego, Harbor Drive

San Diego

San Diego

1/21

2:00 pm

5th Annual MLK Day of Service

San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council

Parkside Park

San Diego

San Diego

1/21

8:30 am - 10:00 am

5th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Interfaith Service

several local churches, synagogues

Morely Field, Balboa Park

San Diego

San Diego

1/21

9:00 am

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

UC San Diego

 

San Diego

San Diego

1/20

8:00 am

Martin Luther King Day - 24th Annual Free Community Event

World Beat Center

World Beat Center

San Diego

San Diego

1/21

12:00 noon

Annual MLK Day Parade

Zeta Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha

Harbor Drive, Downtown San Diego

San Diego

San Diego

1/20

2:00 pm

Celebration at the Arlington Theater

Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee of Santa Barbara

Arlington Theater

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

1/21

11:00 am

Martin Luther King, Jr. 50 Years: Carrying on the Dream

Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee of Santa Barbara

De la Guerra Plaza

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

1/21

9:00 am

Freedom March

Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee of Ventura County

Plaza Park, intersection of 5th and C Streets

Oxnard

Ventura

1/21

8:00 am

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