Martin Luther King Celebration to be Held Jan. 21 at Strathmore
The annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Tribute and Celebration will be held from 3:30–5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21 at the Music Center at Strathmore.
Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard and Student Member of the Board of Education Ananya Tadikonda will co-host this year’s tribute, which will celebrate Dr. King’s life through presentations, music and theatrical performances. A visual arts exhibit prepared by MCPS students interpreting “Women of the Dream” will be displayed. In addition, three Montgomery Blair High School seniors—Emily Kombe, Zakariya Gordon and Cierra Belton—will do a poetry reading.
This family-friendly event is free and open to the public. Tickets are available the day of the celebration only on Monday, Jan. 21 in the Music Center foyer beginning at 2:30 p.m. Seating is general admission and one ticket will be distributed per person. Seating will begin at 3 p.m. For more information, visit the Strathmore website or the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights website.
The Music Center at Strathmore is located at 5301 Tuckerman Lane in North Bethesda.