MLK Day Jan. 20---March at Noon from Central

MLK Day Jan. 20---March at Noon from Central | MLK Day, Murfreesboro, March at Noon, Central Magnet School, Shawn Brown, WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, all City of Murfreesboro offices, most recreational facilities, and senior services at Patterson Park Community Center will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020.

16th Annual March

The 16th Annual Martin Luther King Jr Day March begins at Central Magnet School, 701 E. Main Street. The line up for the event is at 11:30 a.m., and the march beginning promptly at Noon heading down South Hancock Street to Patterson Park Community Center Pavilion.

March Organizer Shawn Brown told NewsRadio WGNS . . .

NAACP State President Gloria Sweet-Love will address the gathering. An MLK Jr. Holiday Program for students and community youths will begin at 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. in the Patterson Park Community Center.

City business offices will resume their regular hours of operation, which are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Annual MLK Breakfast

On January 25, 2020, the Murfreesboro Branch of the NAACP will celebrate the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast at 9:30 a.m. in the James Union Building, Middle Tennessee State University. During the breakfast, the NAACP will highlight the life of Jerry Anderson, a professional football player and hero to recognize recipients of the Jerry Anderson Hero Award and the NAACP Humanitarian Award.

MLK Closures

Rover, the City's public transportation service, will not run on the federal holiday.

There will be no garbage pick-up on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. Monday's garbage pick-up will be Tuesday, Jan. 21. Tuesday's garbage pick-up will be Wednesday, January 22.

All Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department facilities, except Adams Tennis Complex, will be closed. Adams will operate regular hours on MLK Jr. Day.

Old Fort and VA golf courses will be open on MLK Jr. Day.

St. Clair Street Senior Center will be open Saturday, Jan. 18 from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 19, from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., but closed Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of MLK Jr. Day.