Martin Luther King celebration events in Snohomish County


7:30 p.m.: Morris Dees will talk about his work in civil rights law at Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N. General admission is $14. Call 206-546-4606 for tickets.


7 a.m.: Diversity Partnering Breakfast at Everett Station, 3201 Smith Ave. To sign up, call Kate Reardon at 425-257-8687.

10 a.m.: Morris Dees will address an assembly at Arlington High School. More than 1,500 students are expected to attend; the event is not open to the public.

11 a.m.: The Everett Community College Black Student Union will hold a pre-march rally in the Parks Student Union Multipurpose Room, 801 Wetmore Ave. The rally is open to the public.

Noon: The 14th annual community march through downtown Everett begins at Hewitt and Lombard avenues. All are welcome. The march will circle downtown and return to the Everett Events Center at about 12:40 p.m.

1 p.m.: The community celebration program with keynote speaker Morris Dees will be at the Everett Conference Center ballroom, 2000 Hewitt Ave. The program also features the Everett High School Jazz Band and the Everett Dance Theatre hip-hop dancers. The program is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

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