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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events Go Virtual In 2021

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Boca Raton will have a virtual Martin Luther King Jr. presentation on Monday, Jan. 18. (Sun Sentinel file photo)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be celebrated on Monday, Jan. 18, and in South Florida, a variety of activities are planned virtually and in-person on and in the days surrounding the holiday. Many gatherings and presentations will require advance reservations with limited capacity and seating. Most of the events are being presented online this year. The federal holiday was first observed in 1986, and federal offices and most workplaces will be closed. However, many stores and restaurants will be open for business.

Broward County

Jan. 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration, presented by the city of Plantation on virtual platforms: YouTube: City of Plantation Parks & Recreation and Facebook: @PlantationParks. The production will feature inspirational speeches, musical performances, professional poet Jerris Evans, among others. Call 954-452-2510.

Jan. 18
Keeping Your Eyes On The Prize, 10 a.m., presented by the City of Tamarac. Virtual presentation will feature speaker Judge George Odom Jr. city-of-tamarac-mlk-day-event.eventbrite.com

Read more from our news partner at The South Florida Sun Sentinel.