Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Saturday, January 14, 2017

The Kansas African American Museum (TKAAM) Annual Martin Luther King Celebration is one of the largest King celebrations in the region, with a tradition of more than 30 years of honoring the work and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On average this celebration reaches more than 700 individuals and organizations, and continues to grow each year in its impact on the Wichita community.

TKAAM invites you to participate in our 37th Annual Martin Luther King Celebration Weekend January 14, 2017. This year’s celebration features an MLK Parade, community outreach project and the Annual Community Celebration.

Don’t forget to purchase your 2017 MLK button, just $3.00!!!(Purchase at TKAAM and select churches)

The Celebration features Wiley College Choirs.

The parade kicks off the weekend celebration, Saturday, January 14, 2017 and will begin at Christian Faith Centre, 1130 S. Broadway. The parade will wind through historic downtown Wichita ending at the Chester I. Lewis Reflection Square.

The Community Service Activity at The Kansas African American Museum (601 N. Water 67203) Bring Items benefiting children of incarcerated parents Button required

The 38th Annual MLK Celebration will take place, the same evening at Saint Mark U.M.C. 1525 N. Lorraine, Wichita, Ks. 67214. City wide M.L.K. Program @ Saint Mark U.M.C. 1525 N. Lorraine, Wichita, Ks. 67214. Wiley College Choir is performing and TKAAM is honoring Horace Elliott, Karen Countrymen and Alexis Overton

What's Happening?

The following is a list of TKAAM events for January 14th:

7:00 - 9:00a.m: Breakfast @ Christian Faith Centre (1130 S Broadway St, Wichita, KS 67211). The first 100 people will receive a FREE breakfast!!!

10:00 - 11:00a.m: City Wide Parade from CFC to The Chester Reflection Park (East of Douglass and Broadway). Contact Christian Faith Centre to register float/organization 316 - 683 - 3544.

Cancelled 11:00 - 12:00p.m: Community Service Activity at The Kansas African American Museum (601 N. Water 67203) Bring Items benefiting children of incarcerated parents: New or slightly used clothing for ages 0 – 18 - Non – perishable snacks for ages 0 – 18 - Educational items/ school supplies for ages 5 - 18  Button required

Cancelled 12:30 - 1:30p.m. Wiley College Scholarship Auditions. Appointment slots ONLY (email Education Director at christyn.breathett@tkaamuseum.org to sign up) Button required

Cancelled 6:00p.m: City wide M.L.K. Program @ Saint Mark U.M.C. 1525 N. Lorraine, Wichita, Ks. 67214. Wiley College Choir is performing and TKAAM is honoring Horace Elliott, Karen Countrymen and Alexis Overton

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