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Jan. 20 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday march & reception at YWCA MDI

Community Author: YWCA Mount Desert Island
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YWCA of Mount Desert Island | Contributed
YWCA of Mount Desert Island | Contributed

BAR HARBOR — On Monday, Jan. 20 a march commemorating the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will begin at 11 a.m. in front of YWCA MDI at 36 Mount Desert St. Marchers will walk from the YWCA down High St., turn right onto Cottage St., turn right onto Main St. and cross the Village Green to return to the YWCA. The roads will be closed to vehicles, but a bus will be available for those with limited mobility. The march concludes at YWCA MDI with a reception and light refreshments, closing remarks, and resources for community education and dialogue about Dr. King’s work.  Organization and participation in this event are open to the public, with a special invitation to the young people of Hancock County and the island community.