Harry Belafonte will deliver an MLK Lecture at Hill Auditorium. (Mario Tama / Getty Images)
Michigan State University College of Music tribute. 3 and 7 p.m. Free. Wharton’s Pasant Theatre, East Lansing. (517) 353-9958.
United We Walk, 3-6:30 p.m. Free. Walk, program, candlelight vigil and community dinner. West Bloomfield High School, 4925 Orchard Lake. (248) 865-6420.
Harry Belafonte lecture. 10-11:30 a.m. Free. Hill Auditorium, 825 N. University, Ann Arbor. Call (734) 936-0225.
Oakland University Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Awards presentation. 11:30 a.m. Free. Actor, director and producer Lee Daniels will be keynote speaker. Oakland Center Banquet Rooms, 2200 N. Squirrel, Rochester. Call (248) 370-4404 or visit oakland.edu/kod.
Detroit Historical Museum celebration. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Crafts, activities and test about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Parking is $5. 5401 Woodward. Call (313) 833-1805.
14th annual Commemorative Breakfast, 8 a.m. $35. First 100 paid guests receive a signed copy of “Crusader for Justice: Federal Judge Damon J. Keith.” Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E. Warren, Midtown Detroit. Buy tickets online at TheWright.org or call (800) 838-3006. Daylong MLK activities and exhibits are free with museum admission, $8 adults, $5 seniors 62-plus and youth ages 3-12, free for members and children younger than 3.
Race Relations & Diversity Task Force. 8 a.m. $30, $15 students. Theme is “What Would Dr. King Say Today?” Community House, 380 S. Bates, Birmingham. Call (248) 644-5832 or register at tchserves.org.
Biakuye Percussion Group. 1-2 p.m. Free. Concert “grounded” in American innovation and African traditions. Ann Arbor District Library, 343 S. Fifth. Call (734) 327-8301.
Rally and March for “Jobs, Peace & Justice.” Central United Methodist Church, noon. Free admission/parking. 23 E. Adams at Woodward, Detroit. Call (313) 405-2185 mlkdetroit.org.
Huron Valley MLK Day 2014 Celebration. 1 p.m. march on North Main Street, Milford, from Prospect Hill to Central Park. A community volunteer fair follows at Milford Presbyterian Church. Free. Call (248) 685-8731.
Historic Second Baptist Church. 11 a.m. Free. MLK event also honors the memory of Viola Liuzzo, a homemaker and mother of five who was killed in Alabama in 1965 following a voting rights march. 441 Monroe, near Greektown. Call (313) 377-0066.
City Year Detroit MLK Day Rally. 9 a.m. Free. Detroit Collegiate Prep at Northwestern High School, 2200 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit. Call (313) 596-0700.
MLK Day Fun Fest.11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. Art, storytelling, music, dance and more. Baker College, 4500 Enterprise, Allen Park. Call (313) 425-3700.
MLK — A Celebration of Freedom. 8:30 a.m. Free. All-age unity walk with Troy School District students. Free. Athens High School, 4333 John R. Call (248) 524-1147.
Unity march and luncheon. 9-9:30 a.m. unity march from Phoenix Plaza, 10 Water, Pontiac, to McLaren Oakland. Free; 11:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. luncheon. $40, $25 seniors and youth ($320 for table of eight). Presented by Greater Pontiac Community Coalition and McLaren Oakland. St. George Cultural Center, 43816 Woodward, Bloomfield Hills. Call (248) 335-8740.
Village Theater at Cherry Hill, 5:30 p.m. Free. 50400 Cherry Hill, Canton Township. Call (734) 394-5300.
MOSES 17th annual Fundraising Banquet. 6 p.m. Burton Manor. $50. 27777 Schoolcraft, Livonia. Call (313) 962-5290, ext. 10.
Eastern Michigan University Student Center. 10 a.m. Free. Campus Life, 345900 Oakwood, Ypsilanti. Call (734) 487-3045.
Performance by Mama Sol, 4-6 p.m. Free. Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley. 2 p.m. Free. Re-enactment of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley. Call (810) 232-7111 or (810) 234-1695.
29th Annual Holiday Peace Walk Celebration. 9 a.m. Free. Hope United Methodist Church, 26275 Northwestern Highway, Southfield. Free. Call (248) 827-9119.
“Reflections on Diversity in the Legal Profession” breakfast. 9 a.m. Free. Cooley Law School, Auburn Hills campus, 2630 Featherstone Rd. Free. Call (800) 435-9539.
Macomb County MLK Celebration. 9 a.m.-noon. Annual breakfast with speaker Michigan Supreme Court Justice David F. Viviano. Concord Inn, 44315 N. Gratiot, Clinton Twp. Call (586) 260-6910.
Second annual Tour de Troit cycling event. 10-11 a.m. Free. Ten-mile ride partially along 1963 March to Freedom route. Registration required at http://www.eventbrite.com /e/second-annual-martin-luther-king -jr-memorial-bike-ride-tickets- 9639809931.
Warren MLK ceremony. Noon-1 p.m. Unveiling of MLK portrait in the city hall atrium. City Hall, One City Square. Free. Call (586) 574-4520.
19th annual MLK “All People’s Breakfast.” 8-9:30 a.m. Free. Urban League of Detroit and Southeastern Michigan presents discusses marching in the right direction, revisiting the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy.” Space is limited. Albert E. Kahn House, 208 Mack, Detroit. Register by calling (313) 831-5512 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compiled by Detroit News’ Jocelynn Brown and Holly Fournier