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Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday Activities

January 18 - January 20

Lafayette, LA – The Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday Committee of Lafayette has set the following activities and programs for January 18-20, 2020.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Musical Extravaganza 1:00 p.m.

Martin Luther King Youth Pageant 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Martin Luther King Holiday Parade 3:00 p.m.

Parade Marshal: Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux

The parade will start at the Martin Luther King Center, 309 Cora Street and process down MLKing Memorial Parkway (Willow Street) and conclude at the Clifton Chenier Center/Church of Philadelphia.

Individuals or groups desiring to participate in the parade are requested to contact Robert Benoit at 337-291-8703.

Monday, January 20, 2020

Flag Raising/Opening Activities 8:30 a.m.

Community Luncheon Program 11:30 a.m.

Recognition of Holiday Event Sponsors 12:30 p.m.

Medical/Health Screenings

Voter Registration

Display Booths/Exhibits

Evening Commemorative Program 6:00 p.m.

Featured Speaker: Reverend Nelson B. Rivers, III

Pastor, Charity Missionary Baptist Church, North Charleston, South Carolina Vice-President, Religious Affairs and External Relations, National African Network


January 18
January 20
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