The following information was provided by World in Watertown:
Watertown will celebrate its 20th Unity Breakfast to remember Martin Luther King Jr. at 8:30 a.m., Jan. 20 at the Hellenic Cultural Center, 25 Bigelow Ave., Watertown.
The breakfast has become a Watertown tradition, drawing over 400 guests. This year’s honorary host will be Deanne Galdston, superintendent of the Watertown Public Schools. The keynote speaker is Jonathan Lewis, senior level Kingian Nonviolence trainer, Positive Peace Warrior Network. Music will be provided by Reggie Harris, songwriter, storyteller and lecturer, as well as the Watertown High School’s Watertones.
Watertown middle and high school students will display art murals and share essays on King’s legacy and how his teachings relate to their lives, and the hip-hop dance team from the Watertown Boys and Girls Club will perform.
The Unity Award will be presented Watertown individuals or community organizations that have demonstrated outstanding community service to the town
The breakfast is sponsored by the World in Watertown in collaboration with Survival Education Fund Inc. and Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice and the Environment.
The doors open at 8:15 a.m., breakfast will be served 8:30-9 a.m., and the program will take place 9-11 a.m. Tickets are $10; children twelve and younger are free.