Certain businesses and organizations will be closed today for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. MLK day was created to honor the civil rights leader's legacy and was designated a federal holiday in the early 1980s. Here's what will be closed today:

The Post Office is closed today, but FedEx and UPS are operating on a normal schedule. Most Banks will be closed today. Nearly all grocery, retail and convenience stores will be open today. There are no classes for Rochester Public School students.

The annual MLK "We Have a Dream" event will take place Monday morning at the Mayo Civic Center. Breakfast will be served starting at 7:45am. There will be a special program from 8:30-10am. The Freedom March through downtown Rochester will begin at 10:30am followed by a Dr. King program starting at noon at the Civic Theater. For more info, click here.


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