Martin Luther King Jr. Week

Martin Luther King Jr. Week

An exhibit as part of Aurora's annual commemoration events in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Henry County NAACP will kick off its celebrations with a prayer breakfast at 10 a.m. on Saturday.

The event is a collaboration of that office and the PSU Black Student Association.

Participants can register for the event on race day; registration is $40 for adults, $20 for children under 12 and the kids fun run is free.

Immediately following the program, attendees are invited to participate in the annual National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) March, sponsored by the Hickory Branch of the NAACP.

Organizations and groups collaborating with the Volunteer Center to offer service projects on the holiday include Digital NEST, Ecology Action, Evergreen Historical Cemetery, Homeless Garden Project, Land Trust of Santa Cruz County, Meal on Wheels and Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary.

"By devoting this day to service and care of others, we move closer to Dr. King's vision of living and working together as one community", Baker said.

A youth oratorical contest and a concert at the Mosaic Templar's Cultural Center are among the events scheduled for the week leading up to Mega Kingfest on Monday, January 15, at the North Little Rock High School Performing Arts Center.

BithEnergy MLK Unity 5K: 6940 Gateway Drive Columbia, 8 a.m., on-site registration begins at 7 a.m.

-Jan. 14 at 3 p.m. there will be a Sunday Service at St. Paul AME Church, located at 419 South Ashley Street.

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