Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER) -With the sharp increase in COVID-19 cases around Cincinnati, 

many of the celebrations planned for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday have changed from in-person to virtual-only, our media partners at the Cincinnati Enquirer said.

MLK Day of Service: Neighborhood Cleanup, 11 a.m., Westwood Town Hall, 3017 Harrison Ave., Westwood

Join neighbors, Westwood Civic Association and the Price Hill Safety CAT in the first neighborhood cleanup of the year.

0:30 a.m., National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 Freedom Way, Downtown. March from the Freedom Center to Washington Park, ending with an interfaith prayer service

8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Robert “Sonny” Hill Community Center, 800 Lafayette Ave., Middletown. Community breakfast, health screenings, speakers and community visioning. Sponsored by City of Middletown

 Jan. 17-23. Donate blood at Hoxworth Blood Center’s neighborhood donor centers. All donors receive a free “It Takes All Types” umbrella. 513-558-1200

Martin Luther King Jr. Skate, 1-5 p.m., Beechmont Rollarena, 3988 Commercial Blvd., Union Township. $7 admission, $2-$4 skate rental

Be the Dream MLK Celebration in Lebanon, 7 p.m. via YouTube and Facebook. Event includes keynote speaker Dr. Celeste Didlick-Davis, musical performances, drum major awards, student art presentation 

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