MLK Day Of Service

By Kristin C. Thrower, 1080 KRLD | CBSDFW.COM
The civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C) waves to supporters 28 August 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC (Washington Monument in background) during the 'March on Washington'. King said the march was 'the greatest demonstration of freedom in the history of the United States.' Martin Luther King was assassinated on 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King's killing sent shock waves through American society at the time, and is still regarded as a landmark event in recent US history. AFP PHOTO (credit: /AFP/Getty Images)

The civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C) waves to supporters 28 August 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC (Washington Monument in background) during the ‘March on Washington’. King said the march was ‘the greatest demonstration of freedom in the history of the United States.’ Martin Luther King was assassinated on 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King’s killing sent shock waves through American society at the time, and is still regarded as a landmark event in recent US history. AFP PHOTO (credit: /AFP/Getty Images)

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Online registration for the MLK Day of Service is now closed. You may still register as a walk-in on Monday morning at 8:00 a.m. at Baker Chapel AME Church, located at 1050 Humbolt Street in Fort Worth.

Monday, January 20, 2014

8:00 a.m. – Day Begins With Sign-In At Baker Chapel AME Church, 1050 Humbolt Street, Fort Worth

1:00 p.m. – Day Ends With A No-Cost Lunch At Broadway Baptist Church, 305 West Broadway Avenue, Fort Worth

In Fort Worth, parade participants will begin gathering for registration at 9:45 a.m. on Monday. The parade kicks off at 11:00 a.m. from 9th Street and Commerce Street. The parade will include marchers, car clubs, elected officials, high school bands and alumni from graduating classes of I.M. Terrell High School.

In Dallas, the 28th annual Elite News MLK Parade & Festival will be held on the official holiday. The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at the corner of MLK Boulevard and Lamar Street. The festival is from noon to 6:00 p.m. in Fair Park’s Tower Building.

And in Frisco, a special exhibit is on display for children at the Frisco Public Library. The interactive exhibit highlights Dr. King’s life and the civil rights struggle. And in Irving, the city is holding its annual observance Monday night in the Carpenter Performance Hall at the Irving Arts Center. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.

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