What: 18th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner & Potluck
Where: First Congregational Church, 121 West Foster St., Melrose
Date: Jan. 21
Speaker: Gordon Martin Jr., retired judge and former Justice Department lawyer who worked on voting rights cases in the 1960s
Time: Dinner at 5 p.m.; family program from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Bring: Main dish or dessert, with ingredients identified, to serve four to six people
Cosponsors: city of Melrose mayor’s office, Melrose Clergy Association, Melrose Human Rights Commission, Melrose Chamber of Commerce, Melrose Alliance Against Violence, League of Women Voters of Melrose, and Hallmark Health
SOURCE: Melrose Human Rights Commission