January 16, 2014

Go! Events (Jan. 17, 2014)

The Kansas African American Museum is putting on an event on Saturday intended to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The daylong celebration starts with an 8 a.m. pancake breakfast at the Christian Faith Center, 1130 S. Broadway, followed by a 10 a.m. parade starting at the center and traveling to Chester I. Lewis Reflection Park on Douglas near Market. A community project, where participants will assemble fleece blankets to be donated, will start at 11 a.m. at the museum, 601 N. Water, and at 7 p.m., a celebration featuring an awards ceremony will take place at St. Mark United Methodist Church, 1525 N. Lorraine. Admission to any of the events is a $3 button available at St. Mark and other sponsor locations. They’ll also be available the day of the event on-site. The pancake breakfast costs an extra $3. For more information, call 316-262-7651.

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