The M.V. NAACP will be holding its annual membership and recognition event, celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on Sunday, Jan. 18, from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs. The guest speaker will be Doris Dumas, president of the Greater New Haven branch of the NAACP, who teaches at Yale University and has been involved in youth empowerment. A buffet lunch will be served. Tickets for the event are $55, which includes $30 for new and renewed adult membership. The fee for youth will be $35 plus $10 for membership. Seating will be limited. For information, call 508-696-9259.