Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2017 will be held on Monday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. This year, the theme is, “Preparatory: Praying, Parenting, and Policing.” The route begins at Waldo Park, travels south down Hwy. 96, and turns east on 327 ending at Laura Reeves Primary School. Clergy, parents, and police officers will be honored during the celebration. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee is proud to honor Parade Marshals Bro. Richard and Sis. Odessa Hawkins.