All events are in Central time unless specified.

Monday, January 16

Martin Luther King Day

MLK Day

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Celebration of Martin Luther King’s birthday. It is a federal holiday to celebrate the accomplishments of a pivotal civil rights leader.

28th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Rally

Date: Time: 10:00 am Location: Nebraska Union
Celebrating the life and dreams of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Dr. Leola Bullock through the promotion of positive youth action.
This event originated in Martin Luther King, Jr. Week.

The Progressive Ministers Alliance of Lincoln

Hosted by Mount Zion Baptist Church

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Mount Zion Baptist Church
We never forget that before Dr. King belonged to the world, he was a product and pastor within the prophetic tradition of the Black Church. This does not diminish the potency of Dr. King’s work and what it means to the world, but we strive to …
This event originated in Martin Luther King, Jr. Week.

Ongoing Events

Kwanzaa

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Celebration of African-American culture, culminating in a communal feast called Karamu. Created by activist Maulana Karenga.

New Years Eve

Date: Time: 12:00 am–12:55 pm Location: this is an observance not an event
Day before the Calendar new year.