There are two events scheduled to honor the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day here in Beaufort SC.
On Sunday, January 15th, Penn Center is hosting a Community Sing in honor of the life of Dr. King. The event is scheduled for 630pm, with light refreshments served.
Dr. King and his advisors from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference met with civil rights activists at Penn Center several times from 1964-67. Call 843-838-2474 for more information.
Also, the City of Beaufort is holding its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day parade through the streets of town on Monday, January 16th, starting at 10am.
Sponsored by the Beaufort Ministerial Alliance, the parade will follow the traditional parade route in Beaufort, starting and proceeding along Boundary Street in Uptown, to Carteret, Bay and Bladen streets.