AUGUSTA, Maine — Martin Luther King Day will be marked with a number of events in Maine, where the civil rights leader’s birthday is also officially observed. State and federal offices are closed on Monday.
In York, a Martin Luther King Day of Service will be held by the Diversity Forum. The featured speaker, Katrina Hoop, is a professor at St. Joseph’s College in Standish.
In Orono, the Greater Bangor Area NAACP will hold a breakfast celebration at the University of Maine. A King Day breakfast celebration will be held Monday in Portland’s Holiday Inn by the Bay, and Gov. Paul LePage will attend a King Day breakfast in Waterville.
Events started off this weekend in Portland, where a community dialogue and march were set for Saturday and a music and gospel concert for Sunday evening.