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2012 Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration

Wednesday, Jan. 4
USD 383 Proclamation
6:30 p.m., Robinson Education Center
2031 Poyntz Avenue
Open to the public

Sunday, Jan. 8
Deadline for Art, Writing and Video Entries
Sponsored by the Manhattan Public Library
Contact: Janene Hill, 785-776-4741

Tuesday, Jan. 10
City Proclamation
7:00 p.m., City Hall, City Commission Room
Open to the public

Saturday, Jan. 14
MLK Jr. Community Celebration and Candlelight Walk
6:30–8:30 p.m., Manhattan High School East Campus Auditorium
9th & Poyntz Avenue
Candlelight Walk from MHS East Campus to First Lutheran Church
930 Poyntz Avenue
Contact: Rev. Jim Spencer, 785-537-1496

Sunday, Jan. 15
MLK Jr. Youth Celebration
Reception to recognize the youth who participated in the Art, Writing, and Video Contest
4:00–6:00 p.m., School of Leadership Studies Kansas State University
Mid-Campus Drive & Petticoat Lane
Contact: HandsOn Kansas State, 785-532-7607, 785-532-3670, handson@ksu.edu
Open to the public

Monday, Jan. 16
Prayer Breakfast
8:00 a.m., Clarion Hotel, 530 Richards Drive
Speaker: Charles Scott Jr., son of Charles Scott Sr. who argued Brown vs. Topeka
Board of Education before Supreme Court
Buffet: $10/person (no advanced tickets)
Contact: Rev. Jim Spencer, 785-537-1496

Day of Service- Day On, Not a Day Off
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Volunteer registration online at www.handson.ksu.edu
Volunteer check-in begins at 9:00 a.m.
Manhattan Town Center Mall
Contact: HandsOn Kansas State, 785-532-3670, handson@ksu.edu

MLK Jr. Holiday Community Activities
Manhattan Town Center Mall
Honoring the Day
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Music, entertainment, dance, choirs, presentations, vendors

8th Annual Spirit of MLK Jr. Community Service and Art, Writing and Video Awards
Manhattan Town Center Mall
12:00-1:00 p.m.

MLK Jr. Birthday Celebration
Manhattan Town Center Mall
4:00 p.m.
Cake cutting and open to the public