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Greater Tucker Baptist Church, 1115 N. Moore Road, 5 p.m., Willie McClendon facilitato­r. 423-5109684.

› University of Tennesse at Chattanoog­a, Maclellan Gym, 8 a.m., sponsored by the city of Chattanoog­a. https://connect.chattanoog­

Volunteers needed for Be the Change service day volunteeri­ng at area nonprofits and community organizati­ons.

› Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast: Chattanoog­a Convention Center, 1150 Carter St., 9-11 a.m., $30 individual, $240 table for eight. https://www.eventbrite. com/e/6th-annual-dr-martin-luther-king-jr-memorial-breakfast-tickets-8528461156­9?aff=ebdssbdest­search

Psi Lambda Educationa­l Foundation Inc. hosts its sixth annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarshi­p Breakfast. PLEF funds the educationa­l programs/scholarshi­p awards of Psi Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.

The breakfast will feature panelists Tenesha Irvin, talk radio host of “The Tenesha Irvin Show”; Dr. Richard Brown, University of Tennessee at Chattanoog­a executive vice chancellor of finance and administra­tion; and Chantelle Roberson, attorney, civil litigation cases. Their topic will be “Social Justice: You Can Make a Difference.”

› 50th Annual Memorial March: Lineup will begin on Georgia Avenue in front of the Federal Court Building at noon then proceed up M.L King Boulevard to Peeples Street and Olivet Baptist Church. Sponsored by the Unity Group of Chattanoog­a. 423-3643501.

› Town Hall Meeting: Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church, 1734 E. Third St., 5 p.m. 423-364-3501.

A Day On, Not a Day Off:

The Unity Group of Chattanoog­a hosts a panel discussion with Paul McDaniel, Tommie Brown, Johnny Holloway, JoAnne Favors, Leamon Pierce and Sherman Matthews on their views, accomplish­ments and struggles related to Chattanoog­a. This will be followed by a question-and-answer session. The program will be filmed for a documentar­y.

› The Porter’s Gate Worship Project: Dora Maclellan Brown Memorial Chapel on the campus of Covenant College, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, 8-11 p.m., $12. the-porters-gate-worship-project-mlk-day-celebratio­n-concert-tickets-8068571013­1?aff=ebdssbdest­search

M.L. King Day concert by artists Audrey Assad, Latifah Alattas, iAmSon, Paul Zach and Urban Doxology.

› Elevate 2020: Our Vision Is Clear Youth Event, Chattanoog­a State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway, sponsored by LSMB Business Solutions, 5:30-7 p.m., free but registrati­on required. https://www.­30159285?aff=ebdssbdest­search

Dr. Gina Paige of African Ancestry and Freddie Taylor of Urban Intellectu­als meet with 100 high school youth and up to 50 of their parents.

Elevate 2020 continues on Saturday, Jan. 25, with an event at the Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets are $50 or $75 VIP. Reservatio­n deadline is Monday, Jan. 20.

› Dr. Steve Perry Talk: University of Tennessee at Chattanoog­a, University Center auditorium, 642 E. Fifth St., 10:30 a.m.

Free lecture by educator and author.

 ?? AP FILE PHOTO ?? The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., delivers his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in the auditorium of Oslo University in Norway on Dec. 10, 1964.
AP FILE PHOTO The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., delivers his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in the auditorium of Oslo University in Norway on Dec. 10, 1964.

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