Jacksonville’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade can be held Monday, Jan. 18, at 10 a.m.
The Downtown parade’s route can be similar to the 2020 Veteran’s Day Parade, in response to the Legislation Places of work of Ron Sholes, which is the presenting sponsor.
Contributors will begin on Water Avenue, parallel to the Federal Reserve Financial institution of Atlanta department. The parade will proceed on to Laura, then Adams Avenue earlier than concluding on the intersection of Lee and Bay streets.
The occasion will final roughly two hours, winding by means of the streets of Downtown Jacksonville for roughly 1.5 miles.
Floats, reside performances from native marching bands, dance troupes, and embellished automobiles representing native companies and organizations whereas additionally exhibiting a theme associated to King’s message.
With COVID-19 instances and hospitalizations on the rise in Duval County and throughout the nation, the Facilities for Illness Management advise avoiding crowds and holding a distance of no less than 6 toes from folks from outdoors your family.
Cummer Museum Affords Free Admission For MLK Day
The Cummer Museum of Artwork and Gardens can be providing free admission and programming on Monday, Jan. 18, in honor of King’s legacy.
The museum is providing a mixture of in-person and digital programming:
- Aware yoga session led by licensed teacher, Alnisa Turner, from 10 to 11 a.m. within the Cummer Gardens (earlier than the museum opens). Carry your personal mat.
- Dwell music units all through the day from Akia Uwanda, a classically skilled sultry jazz and soul vocalist.
- Free Artwork Making kits. First come, first served. As provides final.
Free Digital Experiences:
- A dialog with creator and historian, Rodney L. Hurst, Sr.
- An artwork making exercise led by Danielle Garcia, Museum Educator.
- A efficiency from the JAMS (Jacksonville Arts & Music College) refrain in a video produced by their pupil run manufacturing crew.
Get time-specific tickets for in-person admission.
On WJCT Public Tv: ‘A Ripple Of Hope’
Monday night time, Jan. 15, at 8 p.m. on WJCT’s World TV channel 7.5, WJCT will current A Ripple of Hope. The particular seems on the night time of King’s homicide in 1968. A Ripple of Hope is also available on demand on WJCT’s Passport. The Passport streaming service is a member profit for supporters of WJCT.