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Rockville’s 45th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration on Monday, Jan.16 will include performances and awards recognizing Rockville community members who are carrying on Dr. King’s legacy.

The free celebration, at 10 a.m. at Richard Montgomery High School, 250 Richard Montgomery Drive is open to all. A reception will follow. The program will include diverse, interactive and multicultural performances and a keynote speaker (to be announced). 

The program will honor the Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Award recipient and the F. Michael Taff Award recipient.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Award is given to a student from a Rockville high school who has worked to fulfill Dr. King's dream. Find and submit the Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Award nomination form online.

The F. Michael Taff Award  is given to a business, organization or adult that has helped to improve the lives of people with disabilities. Find and submit the F. Michael Taff Award nomination form online.

The public is invited to this event and the reception that immediately follows. 
Displays of various organizations will be up in the hallway of the school with community representatives engaging the audience in service projects and letting them know what they can do to volunteer throughout the year.

For more information, please call 240-314-8316. For questions regarding accessibility call 240-314-8108.

View the 2016 celebration: 

2016 MLK Day Special