2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events

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Here is a list of the events honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

2016 Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration:

- Opening Garlanding Ceremony
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 11:45 -1:00 p.m.
Location: Fresno County Courthouse Park, 1100 Van Ness Avenue

- Community Reception and Awards
Friday, January 15, 2016 6:00-7:30 PM)
Location: Rutherford "Bud" Gaston Middle School, 1120 East Church at Martin L. King Jr. Blvd.

- Community Breakfast
Saturday, January 16, 2016
Breakfast served at 9:00 AM / Program starts at 9:45 AM
Location: Clovis Veterans Memorial Building, 453 Hughes Ave, Clovis
Tickets: $5.00 each in advance and canned food donation. Tables of 8 available at $40.00 with advanced reservation.

Contact: Erin Ford-Horio, (559) 324-2476 or erinf@cityofclovis.com

- Candlelight Vigil
Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Fresno City College, Fountain outside of the Administration Building across from the library, 1101 East University Avenue

- March and "Mountain of Food" Collection
Monday, January 18, 20169:15-10:45 AM
Location: Fresno City Hall, 2600 Fresno Street, Fresno Marchers assemble at 9:15 AM. March begins at 10:00AM, ending at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium for Commemoration Program. "Mountain of Food" will be collected at Fresno City Hall.

- Commemoration Program
Monday, January 18, 2016 - 11:00-12:00 PM
Location: Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 2425 Fresno St.

- Student Art Exhibition Reception & Program
Tuesday, February 11, 2016 - 5:00-7:00 PM
Location: Clovis Veterans Memorial Building, 453 Hughes Ave, Clovis (Hughes & Fifth Street).


The West Fresno Ministerial Alliance Prayer Breakfast:

Thursday January 14, 2016. 6:30 - 8:00 AM
Westside Church of God, 1424 West California Avenue, Fresno 93706. Tickets: $25.00 each or a table of 8 for $180.00 (Must be purchased in advance)
Contact: Audrey Redmond (559) 213-5925

West Fresno Ministerial Alliance Evening Service:

Thursday January 14, 2015. 7:00 PM
Powerhouse Institutional Church of God in Christ, 1615 N. Street, Fresno. This is a free event but a free will offering will be collected.
Contact: Audrey Redmond 213-5925

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Thematic Exploration Program:

Sunday, January 17, 2016 2:00 PM
California Veterans Home -Fresno 2811 West California Avenue at Marks, Fresno 93706.
This a free event
Contact: Bishop John Sims (559) 512-9836 or Brenda Green (559) 304-4485
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