MLK Day in Watertown: Unity Breakfast, City Facility & Trash Schedules

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Photo by Charlie Breitrose A closeup of the section of the Kingian Nonviolence Mural featuring Martin Luther King on the back of the Watertown Boys & Girls Club.

Monday, Jan. 15, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and World in Watertown will hold a remote celebration with a broadcast of their annual Unity Breakfast. The holiday also impact the hours of City Hall, the , as well as trash and recycling collection.

Unity Breakfast

Dr. King’s legacy will be celebrated by World in Watertown during the annual Unity Breakfast. This year the event will be a virtual celebration beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday. The keynote speaker, Dr. Charmain Jackson is a psychologist working to disrupt racial disparities in mental health. There will also be remarks from Attorney General Andrea Campbell, and the honorary host will be Dr. Ceronne Daly, Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Watertown Public Schools.

Click here for more information and for the video link

City Hours & Trash Delay

Watertown City Hall, the Watertown Free Public Library, Department of Public Works office and Senior Center are closed on Monday, Jan. 15, 2024 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday.

There will be a one delay for trash and recycling pickup for the week due to the holiday. The pickup schedule is Tuesday, Jan. 16 through Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024. 

One thought on “MLK Day in Watertown: Unity Breakfast, City Facility & Trash Schedules

  1. Beautiful photo. The mural was designed and organized by Ruth Henry, a Kingian Nonviolence trainer, with community participants. The Unity Breakfast of Watertown is a wonderful event; thanks to all who coordinate it all year long.

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