MLK Day celebrations

Franklin College invites the community to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and participate in a day of service and other activities Monday.

The MLK Day of Service allows volunteers to contribute to projects on that day with the college. Those interested should register with Sara Shroyer at sshroyer@Franklin

In addition to service activities, the public is invited to attend the following celebratory events:

1 p.m.: Chapel Service, Richardson Chapel: “A Service of Worship and Prayer in the Christian Tradition” 3:15 p.m.: MLK Day Commemorative March and Rally: The march will begin west of the B.F. Hamilton Library at the Indiana Alpha Gazebo and end at the Richardson Chapel. The purpose of the march is to honor those who marched before to win the freedoms known today and with those who still struggle to have freedoms recognized. 4 p.m.: MLK Day Convocation Lecture, Richardson Chapel: The Rev. Hannah Adair Bonner will present a lecture titled “Listen, Amplify, Act: The Path of Solidarity.” 7 p.m.: Movie Showing of “Boycott,” Richardson Chapel: The 2011 film tells the story of the 1955-1956 Montgomery, Ala., bus boycott.

All events are free and open to the public.

For more information, call 317-738-8185.