MLK Day Celebration Jan. 16 to Feature March, Ceremony; UNC Offices Closed

Greeley's Jan. 16 celebration of the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. will include the traditional three-block march in downtown and a post-parade ceremony.

The celebration, in its 22nd year, will begin at 10 a.m. with a welcome from Greeley Mayor Tom Norton at the Greeley Chamber of Commerce, 902 7th Ave. The march will then make its way to the Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave., where a variety of presentations will honor King's legacy.

The MLK Day celebration, sponsored by the city of Greeley and UNC, is free and open to the public.

UNC Offices Closed for Holiday

UNC's administrative offices will be closed and classes will not be held on Monday.

Tobey-Kendel Dining Room and Holmes Dining Hall will serve brunch and dinner instead of breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bears Bistro and Gourmet To Go locations will be closed. In the University Center, Subway will be open 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Munchy Mart will be open 8 a.m.-8 p.m. All other retail dining locations and the UC Food Court will be closed.

Michener Library will be open from noon-10 p.m. and Skinner Music Library will be open from 1-10 p.m.

The University Center will be open its normal hours as will be the Computer Commons in the center.

Residence halls will operate normally.

The Campus Recreation Center will be open from 10 a.m.-11 p.m. but the pool will be open only from noon-1:30 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. The Gear Shop will be closed all day and the climbing wall will be open only for bouldering (no top-rope climbing).

To contact specific university departments for information about schedules and services available on MLK Day, visit



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