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13th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

Monday, January 7, 2019

You are Invited to the

Thirteenth Annual

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration:

“KIDS IN ACTION”

MLK Jr Escorting children

Dr. King escorts children to formerly all-white schools in Grenada, Mississippi, in 1966 (photo from qfm96.com).

Monday, January 21, 2019 - Family-friendly program

Metropolitan Theatre, 369 High Street, Morgantown

2:00 p.m. Free - All Welcome

· Music in the lobby before the event with Mike Attfield and friends

· Welcome by Morgantown Mayor Bill Kawecki

· Music by Al Anderson and Friends and area children’s choirs

· Recitation of children’s Martin Luther King, Jr. essays

· Jeremy Thomas reading children’s book, The Youngest Marcher

Thank you to the art students from St. Francis Central Catholic School for posters to publicize the event and to Rachel Wood of Virtus Wealth Solutions for children’s stickers. All are invited to bring contributions such as granola bars and dried fruit for the Scotts Run Settlement House Backpack Snack Program. To learn more about CCSJ and the Backpack Snack Program, please go to www.ccsjwv.org.

Co-sponsors: Community Coalition for Social Justice & Main Street Morgantown, with financial support from the City of Morgantown.