Tour celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

CHARLOTTE – Seniors who are 55 and older are invited to attend the “I Have a Dream Tour” celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The tour is scheduled for Jan. 18 and will include several historic Civil Rights Movement landmarks around the state.

The tour will begin with a visit to MLK Memorial Gardens in Raleigh, including a stop for lunch at Larry’s Southern Kitchen, followed by the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum in Gibsonville. The tour will conclude at the International Civil Rights Center and Museum in Greensboro.

The trip departs from Marion Diehl Recreation Center at 8 a.m., and Mallard Creek Recreation Center at 8:45 a.m. Participants should return to Charlotte around 6 p.m.

To register, visit www.parkandrec.com, click on E-Parks and enter Course Code 19173, or call 311. The cost is $46, but does not include the price of lunch.

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