2020 events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Published: Jan. 16, 2020 at 12:27 PM CST
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With Martin Luther King Jr. Day just around the corner, several organizations will honor his life by holding events.

▪️ Governor’s Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

Time: Thursday, January 16 at noon (line-up for the march begins at 11:45 A.M.)

Location: The Kansas State Capitol Building

▪️ Alpha Phi Alpha's MLK Celebration at Calvary Baptist Church

Time: Friday, January 17 at 7 p.m.

Location: Calvary Baptist Church, 2653 North Hillside

Cost: Free admission

The Eta Beta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. is holding its fifth annual MLK celebration. This years theme is "We are the Dream."

▪️ City Walk MLK Parade

Time: Saturday, January 18

Location: Christian Faith Centre, 1130 S. Broadway, Wichita, Kan.

Cost: Free

Doors will open up at 7 a.m. with breakfast through 8:30 a.m. and classes from 8:45-9:30 a.m. The parade lineup begins at 9:30 a.m. and the parade starts at 10 a.m. Participants will march down Broadway to The Chester Lewis Reflection Park, 205 E. Douglas Ave., 67202

▪️ MLK, Jr. Celebration

Time: Saturday, January 18 from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m.

Location: Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 1550 N Chapel Hill St

Cost: $5

The Kansas African American Museum Presents: "Our Heritage, Our Hope" on Saturday. Featured guests include Mayor Brandon Whipple, Rev. Junius B. Dotson, General Secretary of Discipleship Ministries Nashville, TN. Local musical guests are The Collective & Heart Of Christ UMC Praise Team and more.

▪️ The ARISE MLK Heroes & Sheroes Breakfast at WSU's Beggs Hall

Time: Monday, January 20 at 7:30 a.m.

Location: Wichita State University in the Beggs Ballroom

Cost: $30

Join us as we celebrate Dr. King and the Wichitans who emulate his dream. The Spirituals and food are great, too. Call 316-685-0452 or 681-0544 for tickets.

▪️ Ministerial League's Communitywide MLK event at the Metroplex

Time: Noon

Location: Wichita's WSU Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex