Numerous events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday,
Jan. 21, have been scheduled around the valley.
In Eugene, an annual march will begin at 11 am at Autzen Stadium followed by an event at 12:15 pm at The Shedd Institute featuring actor and activist Danny Glover and recording artists Lela Parra, Sayba, Ray J and Jeremy Rosado of American Idol fame. Free tickets will be given out at the parade.
In Springfield, a march is set to begin at 1:30 pm Monday at the Springfield Justice Center, 230 4th St. A free celebration will follow from 2 to 4 pm at Springfield High School, 875 7th St. and will include student art, student essays and music by Eric Richardson’s Invisible Art Project.