Thursday events honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King

East Baton Rouge Parish

Food Drive: Room 335, Student Union, LSU campus. The LSU Office of Multicultural Affairs and the LSU Food Pantry are sponsoring a food drive during the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Celebration. Those interested in donating can drop off nonperishable food items in Room 335 or during the MLK Performing Arts Night.

Performing Arts Night: 6 p.m., Royal Cotillion Ballroom, Student Union, LSU campus. LSU students will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through poetry, dance and musical expression. The event is free and open to everyone. (225) 578-4339 or