Weekend MLK Celebrations in East Texas
Here are a few events taking place in East Texas to celebrate and honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his fight for civil rights.
Saturday, January 18
- MLK Parade: 10 a.m. begins at Broughton Recreation Center
- Community Festival: 11:30 a.m. at Broughton Recreation Center
- MLK Humanitarian Awards Ceremony at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1115 S. Moberly
Sunday, January 19
- MLK Community Ecumenical Worship Service: 6:30 p.m. at Life Bridge Christian Center, 2022 Alpine Rd.
Monday, January 20
- Table of Brotherhood Breakfast: 8 to 10 a.m., Johnny Case's Restaurant, 1501 E. Marshall Avenue
- MLK March: Lineup begins at 11:15 a.m. from Broughton Recreation Center to Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Memorial Service at noon, Mt. Olive Baptist Church
For more information on MLK activities in Longview, call 903-445-3739
MLK Parade: Lineup begins at 9 a.m. in downtown Tyler
MLK Candlelight Vigil 7:00pm at New Hope Corinth CME Church