Fifth-graders Omar Attaalla, Anaiya Mitchell, Laila Remy and McKayla Williams are winners of Culver City’s Martin Luther King Student Speech Contest and will present their award-winning speeches at 2:10 p.m. as part of a day-long celebration.
The event, “Realizing the Dream, Living the Legacy,” will be held from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Culver City Senior Center, 4095 Overland Ave.
Free to the public, the celebration will include a screening of “MLK: The Assassination Tapes;” a panel discussion about Dr. King’s legacy; a keynote address by Rev. James Lawson, friend and ally of Dr. King; and even a birthday cake to celebrate what would have been Dr. King’s 84th birthday.
For a complete list of program events, go to www.culvercity.org. Free parking for the event will be available at at Veterans Park (at the intersection of Culver Blvd. and Overland Ave.).