Local residents who would like a way to commemo- rate Martin Luther King Jr., can participate in a rally, attend a chapel service or catch a lecture.
Franklin College is hosting free and public events to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday.
The college also is hosting a day of service. Registration for participation in the day of service is required and can be done by emailing diversity@franklin college.edu.
Activities that are open to the public include:
1 p.m.: Guest preacher H. Brydie Harris will present, “Building Up a New World,” in a chapel service at Richardson Chapel on campus.
3:15 p.m.: A rally will be conducted to honor people who have marched before to win freedoms and to recognize those who still lack some basic freedoms. The march will begin west of the B.F. Hamilton Library at the Indiana Alpha Gazebo and end at the Richardson Chapel.
4 p.m: Shambra Mulder, Ph.D. will present the lecture,”Free in Deeds.” Mulder is a licensed psychologist with her own practice in Lexington, Kentucky. The lecture is at Richardson Chapel and is part of a lecture series at the college.
7 p.m.: “Hidden Figures,” the story of a trio of black women who worked at NASA and were instrumental during the space race. The movie will be shown at Richardson Chapel.