January 16, 2014 12:00 AM

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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