The MLK Pool’s annual celebration will include speeches by local community leaders and performances by local groups. This year, Reverend Willie Williams from the Bayview Baptist Ministers Fellowship will be the keynote speaker. The Golden Gate Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, the Young and Gifted Youth Choir, and the Washington Sisters will perform. In the pool, the SF Merionettes and the MLK Jr. Blue Dolphin Swim Team will offer an exhibition of their skills, and Rec and Park and the Bayview YMCA will offer a free water exercise class. The day also includes a group walk from the Bayview Opera House to MLK Pool in the morning, free swimming for the community, lunch, and a MLK Day of Service.
Saturday, January 18, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at MLK Swimming Pool, 5701 Third Street