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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2014: What's open, closed

See what is open and what is closed on Martin Luther King Day.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 05:49am EST

Tags: Maryland, D.C., Virginia, government

Memorial prepared for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

People visiting the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial are seeing the granite statue without the disputed words that were etched in it for the last King holiday.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 08:20am EST

Tags: dick uliano, MLK Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

National parks to waive admission to honor MLK

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 07:34am EST


Children recite 'I have a dream' on Lincoln Memorial steps

On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial Friday afternoon, students from Watkins Elementary School honored Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday by reciting his most enduring speech: "I Have a Dream."

Friday - 01/18/2013, 07:01pm EST

Tags: Martin Luther King Jr., Watkins Elementary School, I Have a Dream, thomas warren, we shall overcome


5th National Day of Service to honor MLK legacy

The National Day of Service started with President Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009 and has occurred every year since. There will be dozens of service projects throughout the D.C. region over the course of the weekend, and the main event will be held Saturday on the National Mall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 08:49am EST

Tags: Inauguration Weekend, volunteer, National Day of Service, President Barack Obama, Stephanie Steinberg

MLK holiday events planned at memorial, cathedral

Events are being held across Washington in honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.

Monday - 01/16/2012, 07:57am EST

Tags: Martin Luther King Jr., mlk, mlk day, MLK Memorial

Big Metro delays expected, MLK Day events, District lane closures

The top weekend story in the traffic world concerns Metro track work on the Blue and Orange lines, with the Federal Center SW and Capitol South stations scheduled to be closed.

Sunday - 01/15/2012, 09:08pm EST

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, Metro, tim bracken

National Parks are free during MLK holiday weekend

Several National parks in the D.C. area will be free to get into between Jan. 14 and Jan. 16.

Sunday - 01/15/2012, 02:58pm EST

Tags: national parks, parks,


MLK Day event organizers seek volunteers, donations

Before a loose coalition of local nonprofits joined forces to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, several agencies organized their own events.

Tuesday - 01/03/2012, 12:07pm EST

Tags: CALM Inc., AmeriCorps, charities, volunteering, Frederick