Sunday, Jan. 20
“Take Back the Dream”
2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Allen Temple Baptist Church
8501 International Blvd., Oakland
A celebration of Martin Luther King’s message of nonviolence and reconciliation featuring Rev. James Lawson, senior advisor to King, Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, with music by Jose Luis Orzco, Linda Hirschhorn and more. 654-6966
Monday, Jan. 21
“Embracing the Dream”
5 p.m. entertainment; soul food dinner at 7:15 p.m.
Lake Merritt United Methodist Church
First Avenue and Lakeshore Blvd., Oakland
A benefit for the People Living with HIV Committee
Martin Luther King, Jr.
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church
1188 12th St.
The University of Creation Spirituality hosts its fourth annual celebration bringing the community together to remember and further Dr. King’s struggle for a more humane world. Donations welcomed. 83504827 x31, www.creationspirituality.com
Peace by Peace
9 - 10 a.m.
Crosscountry walkers for peace will gather at the peace walk in Martin Luther King Jr. Park, then head south on Martin Luther King, Jr. Way on the first leg of their cross-country journey for peace.